Consultations

From time to time we seek public comment on a specific issue through a formal consultation process.

Consultation: Building Code Verification Method B1/VM1 update and proposed loop bar ban 2017

MBIE is seeking your feedback on proposals to amend Verification Method B1/VM1 and to ban loop bar connections of flange-hung double-tee precast flooring.

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Consultation: Fire Safety Residential Community Housing Proposals

MBIE is seeking submissions on the proposed Design Guide. The feedback from submissions will be used to finalise the guide.

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Consultation: Fire Safety Proposals

MBIE is seeking your feedback on proposals to improve fire safety regulations for New Zealand buildings.

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Consultation: Urban Development Authorities

We are seeking your feedback on proposed new legislation that will enable central and local government to accelerate and support urban development projects undertaken by urban development authorities. Your feedback will be considered in refining and improving the proposal before Government makes any final decisions.

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Consultation on new Acceptable Solutions for residential pool barriers

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is consulting on proposed new Acceptable Solutions to support changes to residential pool barrier requirements under the Building (Pools) Amendment Act 2016.

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Consultation: Pool inspection and retailer notices

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is consulting on proposed requirements to be made by regulatory instruments under the Building (Pools) Amendment Bill.

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Consultation: Earthquake-prone building regulations and methodology

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is consulting on the regulations and a methodology that set the new approach for identifying and managing earthquake-prone buildings.

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Consultation: Amending B1/AS1 Acceptable Solution and B1/VM1 Verification Method with respect to Grade 500E Ductile Steel Mesh

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is proposing to amend B1 Structure: B1/AS1 and B1/VM1 to provide clarity on the testing requirements for grade 500E welded ductile steel mesh for use in New Zealand.

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Consultation: Amending Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods 2016

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is consulting on...

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Consultation: Foil insulation

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is consulting on a proposal to issue a ban that will prevent people retrofitting residential buildings with foil insulation.

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Older consultations

Formal consultations conducted during 2014 and 2015.

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