Pursuant to section 409(2)(d) of the Building Act 2004
(“the Act”), I give notice that the following material
is proposed to be incorporated by reference into the Compliance Document for New Zealand Building Code clause G4 Ventilation (“Compliance Document G4”):
The Department of Building and Housing (DBH) consulted on proposed amendments to Compliance Document G4 in April 2007. The proposed incorporation by reference of BS 5588-9 is additional to that material already consulted on.
Viewing material proposed to be incorporated by reference
BS 5588-9 is available for inspection free of charge at the DBH national office, Level 6, 86 Customhouse Quay, Wellington, between the hours of 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, until 14 February 2008.
BS 5588-9 may also be purchased directly from Standards New Zealand, Radio New Zealand House, Level 10, 155 The Terrace, Wellington, or online at
I invite comment on the proposal contained in this notice
by 14 February 2008.
All comments should be addressed to
Consultation Feedback – Ventilation – BS 5588-9
Department of Building and Housing
PO Box 10729
or emailed to
or sent by facsimile to (04) 494 0290.
Dated at Wellington this 8th day of January 2008.
DAVID KELLY, Deputy Chief Executive – Building Quality, Department of Building and Housing.