Second consultation of the biannual Building Code update closes on 5 April 2019

Posted: 3 April 2019

Have your say on Acceptable Solution and Verification Method updates

The second update in the new biannual Building Code system update programme proposes a package of changes, on which MBIE is seeking comment from you.

Submissions close on the 5th of April. If you haven’t yet given us your feedback and want to, you can find the consultation documents on the MBIE website

The most significant changes proposed are the introduction of a means of testing claddings on buildings up to 25 metres in height, and requiring mechanical ventilation in certain areas in housing. MBIE welcomes your feedback on the proposed changes, which you can read about in the BC Update.

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