Some specific buildings need to meet different requirements to most buildings due to their special character or particular use. Learn about the relevant Acceptable Solutions that can ensure council quickly approves their design.
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Simplified requirements for DOC's backcountry huts, due to their special character as basic, remote facilities.
Simple house - REVOKED
The Simple House Acceptable Solution is for single storey framed construction using limited roof spans and claddings.
Information for dam owners, contractors and regional authorities.
Early childhood education centres
Some ways for Early Childhood Education and Care Centres to meet Building Act and Ministry of Education requirements.
Designing vertical evacuation structures for tsunami loads
Information for those considering the design, construction and operation of tsunami vertical evacuation structures.