Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fire Safety, Evacuation Procedures, and Evacuation Schemes) Regulations 2018

Schedule 4 Application for approval of evacuation scheme

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An application for approval of an evacuation scheme must contain the following information:


the name and street address of the building:


the record of title reference and legal description of the land on which the building is located:


whether the application is for a new or existing building:


which of the purposes in section 75(1)(a) to (i) of the Act the building is used for:


the name and contact details of the owner of the building:


the name and contact details of the contact person for the building:


the use or uses of the building:


the activities undertaken within the building:


the number of floors within the building:


details of the normal occupancy of the building at different times of the day and week:


the maximum occupancy of the building:


whether the building has, or is likely to have, occupants who require assistance to evacuate, or notification of the need to evacuate:


whether the building is required to have an emergency response plan under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015:


if hazardous substances are present in the building in quantities exceeding the minimum amounts prescribed in Schedule 3, the quantities and types of those hazardous substances:


a description of the fire protection and suppression system of the building:


how evacuations will be managed where there are occupants who require assistance to evacuate or notification of the need to evacuate:


details of the matters provided in the evacuation scheme to comply with the requirements of regulations 25 to 28:


a copy of the proposed evacuation scheme.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.