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Below is a list of useful information we have sent out to our mailing list in the past 12 months:

  • May 2023 newsletter [PDF, 181 KB]
    • Changes to when customers can apply for a building consent
    • Update on our workload - inspection and processing timeframes
    • At your inspection
    • Amendments to plans after 1 May - changes to H1
    • Professional Partnership Programme consent checklist
    • Latest MBIE updates
  • March 2023 newsletter

Review of 2022, Update on our workload - inspection and processing timeframes, Guide on the building consent process, Estimated value of building work, and Heads up on improved evacuation schemes system for commercial buildings. [PDF, 149 KB]

  • December 2022 newsletter

Holiday season closedown, update on our workload, H1/AS1 energy efficiency changes, Guidance on high country township design load and weathertightness envelope design, new code of ethics for LBPs, and Building Code updates consultation outcomes [PDF, 582 KB]

  • September 2022 newsletter

What's happening out in the market right now, prepare for change to H1 requirements, keeping your home safe against wildfire, update on our workload, meet our new recruits, and new medium density rule considerations for building [PDF, 194 KB]

  • July 2022 newsletter

Revision of our recent communication of NZBC E3 internal moisture, post line audits, parking in Selwyn, building consent application documentation, RT information required, and update on our workload [PDF, 209 KB]

  • March 2022 newsletter

Update on our workload, discretionary exemptions, clarifications for applications (F5 site fencing and wet area flooring), and issues with residential hold-down systems [PDF, 149 KB]

  • February 2022 newsletter

Building consent timeframes, customer satisfaction survey, minor variations & amendments, responding to RFIs, clarification on swimming pool barriers, property flooding potential, tiny home guidance and building for climate change [PDF, 190 KB]

Useful information older than 12 months: