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Exemptions from carrying out seismic work

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Exemptions from carrying out seismic work
A guide to the earthquake-prone building provisions of the Building Act and regulations.

Planning and engineering guidance for potentially liquefaction-prone land

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Planning and engineering guidance for potentially liquefaction-prone land
Guidance for land use planning and development in potentially liquefaction-prone areas.

Priority Buildings: a guide to the earthquake-prone building provisions of the Building Act

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Priority Buildings: a guide to the earthquake-prone building provisions of the Building Act
A guide to priority buildings, a category of earthquake-prone buildings with shorter time frames for remediation.

The methodology to identify earthquake-prone buildings

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > The methodology to identify earthquake-prone buildings
A key document to use when identifying, assessing or making decisions on potentially earthquake-prone buildings.

Module 5A: Specification of ground improvement for residential properties in the Canterbury region

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Module 5A: Specification of ground improvement for residential properties in the Canterbury region
Specification for ground improvement, specifically for liquefaction mitigation in residential Canterbury properties.

Rapid post disaster building usability assessment – geotechnical

Managing buildings > Managing buildings in an emergency > Rapid building assessment resources > Rapid post disaster building usability assessment – geotechnical
A field guide to promote a consistent approach to rapid building usability assessments for geotechnical professionals.

Framed buildings with precast concrete floor systems

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Framed buildings with precast concrete floor systems
Assessing or designing framed buildings with precast concrete floor systems.

Securing parapets and facades on unreinforced masonry buildings

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Securing parapets and facades on unreinforced masonry buildings
Guidance for building owners, councils and engineers who are required to secure parapets and facades on URM buildings.

Rockfall: Design considerations for passive protection structures

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Rockfall: Design considerations for passive protection structures
Guidance on the design of passive protection structure for mitigation of rockfall risk.

Practice Advisory 19: Improving earthquake performance of non-structural elements

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Practice Advisory 19
Good performance of non-structural elements in earthquakes can save lives and costs.

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: