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If your building is confirmed to be earthquake-prone you’ll need to carry out seismic work to your building within a specified time frame.
Any strengthening work or partial demolition carried out on your earthquake-prone building requires the involvement of a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng).
If you’re doing building work unrelated to strengthening you may be required to carry out strengthening early.
Buildings that had old ‘yellow notices’ or are category 1 heritage buildings may be able to apply for an extension of time.
Where a building poses a low risk you may be eligible for an exemption from having to carry out seismic work.
Strengthening or demolition works likely triggers the requirement for building and/or resource consent.