CodeMark is a voluntary product certification scheme that provides an easily-understood and robust way to show a building product or building method meets the requirements of the New Zealand Building Code.
A CodeMark certificate must be accepted by Building Consent Authorities as meeting the requirements of the New Zealand Building Code, provided the certificate is current and the product or method is used in accordance with details noted on the certificate.
What is CodeMark
CodeMark is the only deemed to comply product certification scheme in Aotearoa New Zealand that shows a building product or method meets the requirements of the Building Code.
Changes to the CodeMark Scheme Rules
There are two changes coming up on 11 December 2023 and you will need to consider how these changes will impact you.
CodeMark is a voluntary scheme that shows a building product or method meets the requirements of the Building Code.
How CodeMark works
CodeMark has a robust legislative framework which outlines what it takes to become involved in the CodeMark scheme.
CodeMark certification vs product appraisals
The uses and differences of both CodeMark certificates and product appraisals in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Handling concerns about CodeMark certificates or organisations involved in the CodeMark scheme.
History of the CodeMark scheme
CodeMark was established in 2008 and recently went through some changes as part of the Building System Reforms.
CodeMark brand transition timeframe
Rollout of the CodeMark brand transition.
How CodeMark Works
Information for anyone who would like to participate in the CodeMark scheme. Learn more about the roles and responsibilities of everyone in the scheme.
Applying for a CodeMark certificate
To apply for a CodeMark certificate you need to contact an accredited and registered product certification body.
Responsibilities of CodeMark certificate holders
CodeMark certificate holders have ongoing responsibilities under the CodeMark scheme.
Become a Product Certification Body
Product Certification Bodies can evaluate and certify building products or methods against the Building Code.
Registering as a Product Certification Body
Once you have been accredited as a Product Certification Body you will need to apply to MBIE to become registered.
Product certificate register
All CodeMark certified building products and methods are listed with their most up to date certificate. Make sure you check the certificates to ensure you are complying with any limitations of use it may have, as well as any ongoing maintenance requirements.
Links to resources and guidance relevant to the CodeMark scheme.
Find out about the resources MBIE has provided, such as the Scheme Rules, and links to relevant legislation.
CodeMark Scheme Rules
Scheme rules for CodeMark New Zealand scheme parties. This may also be of interest to manufacturers or suppliers of building products considering CodeMark certification.