Code compliance CERTIFICATE UNissued 5 years or more ago
DEFINITION OF "OLD" BUILDING CONSENT
SPECIFIC ISSUE OF OLD BUILDING CONSENT
When assessing older Building Consents for CCC, the Building Code requirements of Clause B2 and Clause E2 are particularly relevant and critical.
CLAUSE B2 DURABILITY
CLAUSE E2 EXTERNAL MOISTURE
The process is outlined and detailed in the following steps:
INITIAL REQUEST FROM OWNER
- The complexity of the design
- The type of cladding material used and method of installation (cavity or no cavity)
- The status of inspections already carried out and if any inspection types were not called for
- Any outstanding issues, outstanding documentation
- Any outstanding fees
- The E2 risk matrix score assessment.
- Wind zone
- Roof/wall junction (number of junctions, interfaces and level of complexity)
- Eave width
- Decks and balconies
- Cladding type/material; junctions, complexity, junction of multiple claddings.
PROCEED WITH INSPECTION
- An amendment to the existing building consent is to be applied for the remedial works; approval is needed before work being completed.
- A separate building consent is required for the remedial works and approval is required before work being completed.
For inspection booking, please phone 07 579 6514 with 3 days notice.
UNABLE TO ISSUE CCC
- Discuss with Council providing additional evidence or supporting documentation to verify how the building work complies. If remedial works are required or necessary, a new building consent application may be required for approval before being completed on site.
- Apply for a Determination with the Ministry – MBIE.
- The report must be a full assessment of all building envelope that was completed as part of the building work concerned (i.e. wall cladding, roof cladding, external joineries, penetrations, junctions/interfaces, flashing etc.)
- The report and investigation must be thorough and extensive to the extent that is deemed appropriate by the author to provide a conclusive statement on the level of compliance of the building work. (The report is expected to be the same type and quality of report required to be provided to the Ministry - MBIE for Determination purposes)
- Evidence of invasive testing (or any other necessary testing) and analysis carried out by the author of the report to confirm weathertightness performance of the building work
- Conclusion as to whether or not the building work complies with the building code Clauses B2 and E2
- Supporting document, photographs, testing result and analysis carried out as part of the investigation
- Detail of any failure or concern regarding weathertightness performance
- Detail of any remedial works or recommendation on how to fix any of the non-compliance or failure
- Detail of any proposal by the author as to how the work can be remediated with a plan of monitoring and supervising of the remedial work
- Any other recommendation/comment by the author.