EPB Methodology set
Pursuant to section 133AX(1)(b) of the Building Act 2004 (“Act”), I give notice that the EPB Methodology was set on 3 July 2017.
The EPB Methodology is available for download free of charge from www.building.govt.nz/managing-buildings/managing-earthquake-prone-buildings.
The EPB Methodology is available in printed form for purchase on request by members of the public.
New Material Incorporated by Reference
Pursuant to sections 405 and 410(1)(e) of the Act, I give notice that the following material is incorporated by reference in the EPB Methodology, which was set on 3 July 2017:
The Seismic Assessment of Existing Buildings: Technical Guidelines for Engineering Assessments (the Engineering Assessment Guidelines) produced by the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, the Structural Engineering Society New Zealand and the New Zealand Geotechnical Society, in conjunction with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and the Earthquake Commission, version 1.0, dated 3 July 2017.
Copies and Viewing of Material Incorporated by Reference
The material incorporated by reference is available free of change from www.eq-assess.org.nz.
The material incorporated by reference is available for inspection free of charge at the Ministry’s national office, 15 Stout Street, Wellington, between the hours of 8.30am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
The material incorporated by reference is available for purchase from 135 Albert Street, Auckland; 20 Amersham Way, Manukau, Auckland; 1 Davies Avenue, Manukau, Auckland; 39 Paramount Drive, Henderson, Auckland; 45 Queen Street, Auckland; 280 Queen Street, Auckland; 502 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland; 52 Symonds Street, Auckland; 161 Cashel Street, Christchurch; 51 Victoria Street, Christchurch; 55 Wordsworth Street, Sydenham, Christchurch; 1 Bond Street, Dunedin; 480 Moray Place, Dunedin; 430 Victoria Street, Hamilton; 19 Bower Street, Napier; 253 Hardy Street, Nelson; 214 Devon Street East, New Plymouth; 61–75 Rangitikei Street, Palmerston North; 727 Cameron Road, Tauranga; 50-64 Customhouse Quay, Wellington; 14 Hartham Place, Porirua, Wellington; 41 Johnston Street, Wellington; 157 Lambton Quay, Wellington; 15 Stout Street, Wellington; 205 Victoria Street, Wellington; 1 Walton Leigh Avenue, Porirua, Wellington; 109-125 Willis Street, Wellington; 25 Rathbone Street, Whangarei.
Dated at Wellington this 6th day of July 2017.
ANNA BUTLER, General Manager, Building System Performance, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.