Earthquake-prone Buildings

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Earthquake-prone Buildings

  • Brief Overview

    This page gives a brief overview of how Council must administer the requirements of Sub-Part 6A of the Building Act 2004 in relation to earthquake-prone buildings.

  • Definitions Used

    This page gives definitions used in the earthquake-prone building section of this website.

  • EPB Methodology

    This page contains relevant precis of the new earthquake-prone building methodology set by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.

  • Frequently Asked Questions - Earthquake-prone Buildings

    This page gives information on frequently asked questions in relation to Council's administration of the requirements of Sub-Part 6A of the Building Act 2004 in relation to earthquake-prone buildings.

  • In-depth View and Building Act 2004

    This page gives an in-depth view of how Council must administer the requirements of Sub-Part 6A of the Building Act 2004 in relation to earthquake-prone buildings.

  • Useful Links

    Links to documents or website locations relevant to the earthquake-prone building program including Acts, regulations, forms, guidance documents etc.