How many buildings have notices on them in Wellington?
Hayley: Since 2006, Council has assessed over 6,400 buildings and 1,031 of these were found to be earthquake prone. Of these, 452 have been strengthened or demolished, and we now have around 579 earthquake-prone buildings in the city with a significant number of notices expiring in the next seven years.
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Earthquake-prone buildings, explained
Some of these buildings are large and complex (like the Town Hall) and some are small corner dairies and fish and chip shops. This graph shows the building use and expiry dates of our current earthquake-prone buildings.