2021/013: Regarding the proposed granting of a building consent for an alteration to a building on land subject to a natural hazard

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This determination discusses the interpretation of the natural hazard provisions in the Building Act 2004 (sections 71 to 74). The determination considers whether: building work amounts to "major alterations"; land on which the building work is to be carried out is likely to be subject to a natural hazard (specifically inundation); "adequate provision" has been or will be made to protect the land and building work.

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