Non-structural timber issues relating to Building Code clause B1

Check whether appropriate timber has been used in buildings to achieve compliance with Building Code Clause B1 Structure, particularly in prefabricated frames and trusses.

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This guidance was developed in response to an issue relating to the cutting of stress-graded timber to remove weak spots. It promotes good practice in the sector and provides building consent authorities (BCAs) more information to check for potential issues.

  • Published on 1 December 2008
  • Of interest to Builders, Designers, Engineers
  • 1st edition

This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: