2016/010: Regarding the issue of a notice to fix and whether a houseboat is a building

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This determination considers the authority’s exercise of its powers of decision in issuing a notice to fix for a houseboat used as temporary accommodation. The determination turned on whether the houseboat is a building under the Building Act 2004 and provides for some guidance around when a boat falls within the building regulatory regime.

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