When should an application for a Compliance Schedule be made?
What must the application include?
What is a specified system?
- contained in a building
- contributes to the proper functioning of the building (eg, a sprinkler system)
- declared by the Governor-General, by Order in Council, to be a specified system for the purpose of the Act.
- automatic systems for fire suppression
- automatic or manual emergency warning systems for fire or other dangers
- electromagnetic or automatic doors or windows
- emergency lighting systems
- escape route pressurisation systems
- riser mains for use by fire services
- automatic backflow preventers connected to a potable water supply
- lifts, escalators, travelators or other systems for moving people or goods within buildings
- mechanical ventilation or air-conditioning systems
- building maintenance units providing access to exterior and interior walls of buildings
- smoke control systems
- emergency power systems for, or signs relating to, any of the above systems.
Getting a compliance schedule
Amending a compliance schedule
- a building consent application
- the request of a building owner
- the decision of the territorial authority at any time
- a suggestion from an independent qualified person (IQP)
- The location of the particular building
- The owner of the building, including evidence of ownership
- A copy of the existing compliance schedule
- The specified system that the amendment is for, and
- The reason for the amendment.
Download Application Form for Amendment to Compliance Schedule (PDF, 178.7KB)
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