Change of use, extension of life, and subdivision of buildings

114 Owner must give notice of change of use, extension of life, or subdivision of buildings

(1)

In this section and section 115, change the use, in relation to a building, means to change the use of the building in a manner described in the regulations.

(2)

An owner of a building must give written notice to the territorial authority if the owner proposes—

(a)

to change the use of a building; or

(b)

to extend the life of a building that has a specified intended life; or

(c)

to subdivide land in a manner that affects a building.

(3)

A person who fails to comply with subsection (2)—

(a)

commits an offence; and

(b)

is liable on conviction,—

(i)

in the case of an individual, to a fine not exceeding $5,000:

(ii)

in the case of a body corporate, to a fine not exceeding $25,000.

(4)

[Repealed]

Compare: 1991 No 150 s 46(1)

Section 114(3): replaced, on 8 June 2021, by section 34 of the Building (Building Products and Methods, Modular Components, and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2021 (2021 No 21).

Section 114(4): repealed, on 8 June 2021, by section 34 of the Building (Building Products and Methods, Modular Components, and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2021 (2021 No 21).