Construction Specification Standard (CSS) updated

Construction Specification Standard (CSS) updated

The latest version of the Construction Specification Standard (CSS) from Christchurch City Council has been published and is now available ... Read More
Consenting made easier with improvements to the Building Code

Consenting made easier with improvements to the Building Code

The latest changes to the Building Code will improve fire safety requirements, surface water drainage and waterproofing in bathrooms, kitchens ... Read More
New dates for updating Building Code

New dates for updating Building Code

Building Controls Update 268 From 2021 the Building Code will be updated annually, with only two keys dates for the ... Read More
Changes to the building consent Application Form - Auckland Council

Changes to the building consent Application Form – Auckland Council

Auckland Council has made changes in relation to the quality of information provided with a building consent and performance standards ... Read More
New dates for updating Building Code

New dates for updating Building Code

From 2021 the Building Code will be updated annually, with only two keys dates for the sector to remember. Consultation ... Read More
New learning modules available to help you understand the Building Code 266

New learning modules available to help you understand the Building Code 266

The Building Code and how to comply with it can be very confusing, even for those who work with it ... Read More
Government exempts some home improvements from costly consents

Government exempts some home improvements from costly consents

Homeowners, builders and DIYers will soon have an easier time making basic home improvements as the Government scraps the need ... Read More
New building consent exemptions approved by Government

New building consent exemptions approved by Government

Most of the new exemptions are expected to commence at the end of August. The new exemptions for LBPs will ... Read More
Extending June 2020 biannual Building Code consultation

Extending June 2020 biannual Building Code consultation

MBIE understands that due to the current COVID-19 situation and changing organisational and personal priorities, there may be difficulty in ... Read More
Over 120 standards used for Building Code compliance funded for free download

Over 120 standards used for Building Code compliance funded for free download

The Government has announced over 120 standards used for Building Code compliance are now available to be accessed and downloaded ... Read More