Have Your Say: Consultation: Statement of proposals for amending Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods 2018

Submissions are due by
5pm on Friday, 21 September 2018
Consultation document: Proposals to amend Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods 2018 PDF Document 720kb
Submission form for Proposals to amend Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods 2018 Docx Microsoft Word Format 36kb


The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) seeks your comment on the:

a) proposals to amend the following Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods, including changes to referenced Standards:

  • B1 Structure: B1/VM1
  • B2 Durability: B2/AS1
  • E2 External Moisture: E2/VM1, E2/AS1
  • G12 Water Supplies: G12/VM1, G12/AS1, G12/AS2
  • G13 Foul Water: G13/AS1, G13/VM2,G13/AS2, G13/AS3

b) proposal to revoke the Simple House Acceptable Solution SH/AS1.

How to make a submission

Please send your submission before 5pm on Friday 21 September 2018. Please include your name, or the name of your organisation, and contact details. You can make your submission by:

Building Performance and Engineering Team
Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment
15 Stout Street, Wellington 6011


PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140
New Zealand

The consultation document includes questions you may like to respond to in your submission. These questions are listed in full in the submission form. Please note that your submission does not need to answer all of these questions.

If you have any questions about the submission process please email them to buildingfeedback@mbie.govt.nz