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  1. Council want to make sure your building doesn?t...

    Council want to make sure your building doesn?t damage the pipe but also if the drain needs replacing they can access it. They prefer that you redirect the drain around the building can this be done?
  2. which council are you with? (that has that form)

    which council are you with? (that has that form)
  3. if the agreement relates to a room is it s...

    if the agreement relates to a room is it s boardinghouse agreement and therefore a boarder and under the RTA?

    but sharing costs is a flatmates arrangement.
  4. good advise from RC but sometimes a flatplan...

    good advise from RC
    but sometimes a flatplan has vertical boundaries as well so watch this (for example bdy indicated as top of roof and under floor or on existing slope (which stops excavation?)
  5. No grout wont repair the crack but the right...

    No
    grout wont repair the crack but the right colour might disguise it?
  6. These are both planning rules (RMA), the recent...

    These are both planning rules (RMA), the recent amendments are proposed for the building act
  7. the verandah is a separate further floor area....

    the verandah is a separate further floor area. (not counted in the 10 or 30m2)

    Any reference for those 36 and 24m2 exemptions please?
  8. build a sleepout connect to house with verandah...

    build a sleepout
    connect to house with verandah
    enclose verandah 5m2 pr stage

    but really you need to expect a challenge from council

    the home improvement regs are unenforcable as the usurp...
  9. The national planning standards introduced by...

    The national planning standards introduced by this government requires councils to adopt a definition of building that states;

    buildingmeans a temporary or permanent movable or immovable physical...
  10. you miss the point this isnt about people with...

    you miss the point

    this isnt about people with vehicles not wanting to be buildings. It is about Bureaucrats making a grab for these vehicles by making them buildings?

    As vehicles they are...
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    building work in association with a door to...

    building work in association with a door to external wall is exempt under schedule 1 (either new or reused)

    It is a given that a window needs structural consideration and a lintel likely except if...
  12. the RTA stops unlawful tenancies. I say there is...

    the RTA stops unlawful tenancies. I say there is a distinction between not being approved and something contrary or an offence under some act. Resource consent approvals fall into this because they...
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    you need to understand where the roof loads are...

    you need to understand where the roof loads are being supported? If there is a trussed roof then there are no loads on the internal walls. More traditional framing is harder to determine and...
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    in some countries it does? (Germany I think?) ...

    in some countries it does? (Germany I think?)

    McD


    and that is a crime? Isnt this attack really just trying to demonize republican supporters?

    what would Judith Colins say?
  15. No as long as schedule 1 applies other wise as...

    No as long as schedule 1 applies

    other wise as stated JimO
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    what wrong with a MAGA hat ? Is supporting...

    what wrong with a MAGA hat ? Is supporting 'greatness' a crime?
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    this is a Jenny Salesa knee jerk to be seeing to...

    this is a Jenny Salesa knee jerk to be seeing to be doing something

    it isnt law yet and the devil is in detail Wait to see the exceptions first??

    also this is a building act exemption you...
  18. if under the floor area and it ticks all the...

    if under the floor area and it ticks all the boxes then it could be compliant but this could be the fish hook. If that container becomes a building then they will want proof of compliance?
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    we do 40% trade with China there can not be a...

    we do 40% trade with China
    there can not be a recovery unless that market is restored? This is the reality of the real world
  20. The owner decides. S41 building act only requires...

    The owner decides. S41 building act only requires that the work is :described".
  21. A good move but the devil is in the detail? ...

    A good move but the devil is in the detail?

    and the detail is missing which suggests a knee jerk from some one?
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    Spoke well at first conference

    Spoke well at first conference
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    but the real scandal us that IF the RC was issued...

    but the real scandal us that IF the RC was issued today the treament plant is working at full capcity anyway and cannot increase capacity to take advantage of the increase for another 4 weeks.

    So...
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    Is anyone aware of the ratepayers alliance?...

    Is anyone aware of the ratepayers alliance?
    https://www.ratepayers.nz/news

    that turkey in charge of watercare had the gall to say to John Banks on Majic ta;lk decision on upgrading the water...
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    only if load bearing but is this a single level...

    only if load bearing but is this a single level building and how do you know it is loadbearing?
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