Earthquake Prone Buildings - Strengthening

  • Project typeService Level Change
  • Project schedule2017/18 – 2024/25
  • Completion Date31 December 2025

Provision of incentives for some building owners to strengthen earthquake prone buildings. Two other proposals relate to preparatory work and resources to record and manage earthquake prone buildings and assessment.

Why are we doing this?
Changes to the Building Act will require Council to identify, assess and record earthquake prone buildings in the District. Owners of earthquake prone buildings will need to carry strengthening. In some instances Council may wish to choose to incentivise some properties to carry out strengthening