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:

(a)

the name and street address of the building:

(b)

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

(c)

whether the application is for a new or existing building:

(d)

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

(e)

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

(f)

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

(g)

the use or uses of the building:

(h)

the activities undertaken within the building:

(i)

the number of floors within the building:

(j)

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

(k)

the maximum occupancy of the building:

(l)

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

(m)

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

(n)

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:

(o)

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

(p)

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

(q)

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

(r)

a copy of the proposed evacuation scheme.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.