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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 65 with limited means.
You can share your views about the Council's plans and projects by making a submission.
The Waimakariri District Council is one of the largest employers in the Waimakariri District and has become an employer of choice.
Implications for building consents
New knowledge regarding seismic risk for the
Waimakariri District means that, as from 19 May 2011, foundations within an
area where liquefaction and/or lateral spread could occur are now subject to
specific engineering design by a chartered professional engineer except those
of AS/NZS1170 importance level 1 (e.g. structures with a total floor area
farm buildings, isolated structures, towers in rural situations, fences, masts,
walls, in-ground swimming pools).
Further information regarding Natural Hazards such
as Earthquakes, Floods and Tsunamis can be found on the Environment Canterbury
Regional Council website
For Section 71 to 73 of the Building Act natural
Procedure for Granting a Building Consent subject to Section 72 of the
Building Act 2004
The applicant will be made
aware that the application is being considered under Section 72 and the Hazard
will be registered against their title.
They may also be required to apply for a waiver to part of E1.3.2.
The owner’s confirmation is
required to recognise the potential implications this may have on their
insurance and any future sales. The
owner has the opportunity then to withdraw their application.
There will be a Fee for
Notification to LINZ regarding Natural Hazard.