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This determination is concerned with the compliance of an 18-year-old house. The determination considers the authority’s reasons for refusing to issue the code compliance certificate and whether the building work complies with the requirements of the Building Code.
Note: This determination is subject to appeal.
This determination is about matters associated with the fitout of a café kitchen located on the ground floor of a three-storey building. The determination considers the installation and compliance of solid fuel cooking appliances installed in the café kitchen as part of the consented work, and the compliance of the ventilation system to the kitchen.
This determination considers the code compliance of a proposed steel-framed house that uses rigid foam insulation board to insulate the walls and roof: the house was the subject of an application for building consent. The determination considers whether the insulation board satisfies certain clauses of the Building Code, and also whether the documents submitted in support of the application for building consent were adequate.
This determination is concerned with the compliance of an 18-year-old house. The determination considers the authority’s reasons for refusing the code compliance certificate, and whether the house complies with the requirements of the Building Code, particularly with respect to weathertightness and durability.
This determination considers the compliance of an alternative solution using imported window and door joinery and the associated fixing and installation. The determination discusses the available technical information and the use of proposed testing to support the building consent amendment application.
This determination is concerned with the compliance of a 19-year-old brick veneer house. This determination considers the authority’s reasons for refusing the code compliance certificate, and whether the house complies with the requirements of the Building Code.
This determination considers the authority’s decision to refuse to issue a code compliance certificate; the authority’s concerns were largely to do with the weathertightness and durability of the exterior envelope. The determination discusses the authority’s refusal to inspect the building work and whether there was sufficient evidence of compliance in order to issue a code compliance certificate.
This determination discusses the code compliance of a 21 year-old house set in a rural location. The determination also considers building elements that have satisfied their required durability requirements under Clause B2 and the maintenance of such items.
Discussed whether the external building envelop complies with Clause B2 Durability and Clause E2 External Moisture of the Building Code in force at the time consents were issued (under transitional provisions of the current Act section 436(3)(b)(i)).
This determination covered technical issues about a proprietary system provider’s methodologies and technologies relating to liquid and foaming injection timber treatment systems used to slow the rate of decay. Discussed whether timber treatment process is building work, and whether targeted treatment can be exempt from building consent under Schedule 1 of the Act as maintenance. Discussed impacts on bracing capacity, air volatility, and the use of drying skirts. Also mentioned the provision of new plans as opposed to copied plans.
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