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Updates to the Building Code will make it easier to comply

News and updates > All news and updates > Updates to the Building Code will make it easier to comply
Updates to the Building Code will be published on 27 June 2019 following MBIE’s public consultation and analysis of submissions.

MBIE to consult twice yearly on changes to the Building Code System

News and updates > All news and updates > MBIE to consult twice yearly on changes to the Building Code System
MBIE will now consult twice yearly to ensure Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods are up to date.

Consultation on amending Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods 2018

News and updates > All news and updates > Consultation on amending Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods 2018
We want your feedback by 21 September on proposals to amend Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods.

2018/014: Refusal of a code compliance certificate for alterations to a house

This determination considers the compliance of consented alterations to an existing house where some inspections during the construction had not been completed by the authority. The determination considers the compliance of the as-built work and whether the authority was correct in declining to issue a code compliance certificate for the work.

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2017/076: Refusal of code-compliance for house with monolithic cladding

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.

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2017/072: Compliance of the ventilation system and the installation of kitchen appliances to a café kitchen

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.

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2017/038: Refusal to issue a code compliance certificate for a 10-year-old commercial building

The determination arises from the authority’s refusal to issue a code compliance certificate for a 10-year-old commercial building due to concerns about the compliance of the roof with respect to Clause E2 External moisure, and Level 3 with respect to Clause G4 Ventilation. The determination considers the compliance of the building and the authority’s reasons for declining the code compliance certificate.

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Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods Amendments 2017

News and updates > Codewords > Codewords Issue 76 > Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods Amendments 2017
Twenty-eight Acceptable Solutions and ten Verification Methods for complying with the Building Code have been amended and took effect from 1 January 2017.

Record of amendments – Acceptable Solutions, Verification Methods and handbooks (1993–2019)

Building Code compliance > How the Building Code works > Different ways to comply with the Building Code > Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods > Record of amendments
Help for people needing a record of amendments to Acceptable Solutions, Verification Methods and handbooks since 1993.

This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: