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Slip resistant walking surfaces – safety of walking surfaces in and around buildings

Building Code compliance > D Access > D1 Access Routes > Slip-resistant walking surfaces
Avoid accidents by including slip-resistant walking surfaces in your designs.

Guidance on barrier design for Building Code clause B1

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Guidance on barrier design for Building Code clause B1
Barrier design loading requirements and recommendations for designers, manufacturers and installers of barriers.

Lifetime design standards for homes

Building Code compliance > D Access > D1 Access Routes > Lifetime design standards for homes
Guidance for designers and builders on the Lifetime Design standards for new homes in New Zealand.

Practice Advisory 13: Egress stairs – earthquake checks needed for some

Building Code compliance > D Access > D1 Access Routes > Practice Advisory 13
Discusses the assessment of stairs in existing multi-storey buildings by practising structural engineers.

Accessible car parking spaces

Building Code compliance > D Access > D1 Access Routes > Accessible car parking spaces
Find out how to ensure there are accessible car parks for people with disabilities.

Accessible reception and service counters

Building Code compliance > G Services and facilities > G5 Interior environment > Accessible reception and service counters
Find out what makes a reception area accessible, including good design and building requirements.

Buildings that must be accessible for people with disabilities

Building Code compliance > D Access > D1 Access Routes > Buildings that must be accessible for people with disabilities
Highlights Building Act 2004 provisions related to access for people with disabilities, and requirements related to chan

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