28 July 2015

Building Act Emergency Management Proposals

It's important for public safety to be maintained, for communities to recover quickly and for property rights to be protected after emergencies. This joint submission from IPENZ and the Structural Engineering Society (SESOC) responds to proposals to change how buildings are managed after an emergency. This results from findings of the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission. We support the purpose of the consultation document and agree in principle with many of the 14 proposals.

Read our submission on the Building Act Emergency Management Proposals (PDF 480KB)