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    the risk is in being accused of creating a second...

    the risk is in being accused of creating a second dwelling. I thinkn the safest is a flatmates agreement that happens to have self contained facilities. Avoid the RTA or at your peril?
  2. what age is the house and what information is on...

    what age is the house and what information is on the council property file?

    If older than 1992 and info poor then go ahead and claim something was already there and you renovated it. Just make...
  3. test of total is to the whole dwelling. You have...

    test of total is to the whole dwelling. You have to use a registered plumber which is a given anyway?

    You dont need consent.
  4. No. It is something that has to be specifically...

    No. It is something that has to be specifically requested and a condition of sale but you dont have it to give?

    . You could check with Master Builders whether the policy was to the house or to the...
  5. the issue is only that insurers are an ignorant...

    the issue is only that insurers are an ignorant lot and look for escape clauses when claims come in.

    You have to disclose to insurers, if only so they can not come back at you.

    If unconsented...
  6. the plans for a reclad are driven to a high...

    the plans for a reclad are driven to a high standard and probabaly 20k to get plans and consent and 3-6mths to the time frame for project

    Then they all want shrink wrap because the elevations have...
  7. It can be reclad without consent as long as...

    It can be reclad without consent as long as comparable materials are used and not a durability failure (15 years for cladding). Windows and stackable doors all good under schedule 1.

    Insulation...
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    this a timely and important win...

    this a timely and important win
    https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/homed/119637072/movable-vehicle-is-not-a-building-victory-for-tiny-homes-in-landmark-case

    meantime the government have imposed...
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    in terms of this thread this is a victory against...

    in terms of this thread this is a victory against bureaucratic power that seeks to intrude beyond its power.

    this is a battlle won in a big war but a win for the little guy against the full...
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    if it is a vehicle (and a caravan is a vehicle)...

    if it is a vehicle (and a caravan is a vehicle) then it is not a building unless immoveable AND permanently occupied.... moveability is a indication of not immovable.

    Immovability and what it is ...
  11. dont do the work untill you are ready to sell. ...

    dont do the work untill you are ready to sell.

    That way you get a pristine house to sell and minimal interest on your investment.
  12. if there was a consent the value of work is...

    if there was a consent the value of work is public info?
  13. are you sure its weatherside (the hardboard...

    are you sure its weatherside (the hardboard product)

    Hardiplank is similar or even PVC Pallisade?

    simple substitution under schedule 1 but perhaps you would prefer a consent/attest to the work
  14. is it unit title or cross lease?

    is it unit title or cross lease?
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    If you live in one then maybe otherwise there...

    If you live in one then maybe

    otherwise there is risk

    are they approved for separate units?
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    yes but it also illustrates the absurdity in this...

    yes but it also illustrates the absurdity in this whole TH saga. Only building work done on site needs a consent so the TH if manufactured off site doesn't need consent and the fact that it is on...
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    what difference does it make the order of the...

    what difference does it make the order of the process? The connecting can come after?
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    then you only need a consent for the septic tank...

    then you only need a consent for the septic tank connection and that is arguable as some drainage work is allowed under schedule 1.

    Eco-cottages do a lot of work battling for their clients against...
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    they dont need a consent what is the sign off...

    they dont need a consent what is the sign off for???
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    care to share?

    care to share?
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    does your mate have a Tiny house? What is his...

    does your mate have a Tiny house?

    What is his problem?
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    tiny house legislation petition

    Those interested in this issue might care to consider this petition
    ...
  23. why did you have to spend 9k on...

    why did you have to spend 9k on waterproofing/drainage?
  24. what would the cost be to resubmitt the plan? ...

    what would the cost be to resubmitt the plan?

    ring the same surveyor e\who did the UT plan
  25. good point the exemption is in respect to...

    good point the exemption is in respect to building work within certain limits Is fo then ut is exempt

    a verandah could be done in stages and end up 40m2

    the problem is that a council will judge...
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