2023/004: Whether the construction of a wind turbine required a building consent and the issue of a notice to fix for its foundation

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This determination considers whether the authority was correct in requiring a building consent for the construction of a wind turbine, and its decision to issue a notice to fix for the construction of the supporting foundation without a building consent being obtained. In deciding these matters, I have considered whether the wind turbine is a building and whether the foundation was exempt from the requirement to obtain a building consent.

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