Building Act 2004

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113 Buildings with specified intended lives


This section applies if a proposed building, or an existing building proposed to be altered, is intended to have a life of less than 50 years.


A territorial authority may grant a building consent only if the consent is subject to—


the condition that the building must be altered, removed, or demolished on or before the end of the specified intended life; and


any other conditions that the territorial authority considers necessary.


In subsection (2), specified intended life, in relation to a building, means the period of time, as stated in an application for a building consent or in the consent itself, for which the building is proposed to be used for its intended use.

Compare: 1991 No 150 s 39

Section 113(1): amended, on 15 March 2008, by section 26 of the Building Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 4).