We will provide you with friendly, professional advice, and be your point of contact for the entire process, right up to the issue of your code compliance certificate.
We provide expert, professional management of your building consent requirements, including all inspections during construction and code compliance certificate applications.
“I have used PBC for several jobs and have found that they are time efficient, friendly and approachable. They are helpful in getting a good outcome quickly and I thoroughly recommended them for their professionalism and great staff.”
North West Design
A new guide for professionals and specifiers looks at how to design timber buildings for fire safety, including Building Code requirements.
A question frequently asked by readers is how do you compensate for the bracing that is removed when demolishing an internal wall during a renovation or refurbishment? We have some advice.
The guidance for using structural steel and other metals in Building Code clause B2 Durability is limited, and no Acceptable Solutions are offered. Perhaps there’s a need for an addendum to be incorporated.
When do you need to notify Worksafe? We have had way too many discussions with builders lately who have had accidents occur on site and have not notified Worksafe. While we understand the reasons for hesitation, you can't ignore it and hope no one finds out.
They’re time-consuming and frankly annoying, but requests for information (RFIs) are less likely, if care is taken preparing thorough and well detailed documents the first time.
New Zealand’s building controls framework can appear complex, but it has a simple objective at its core – to ensure buildings are safe and fit for purpose.
F9 Restricting access to residential pools
The Building Code’s Acceptable Solutions for fire safety has been revised to include the addition of a notional boundary between two buildings on the same site.
More cracks in the construction boom are starting to show, as a concerning amount of the new building materials being used to fill shortages are proving to be substandard.
Effective from 1 January 2017, the Building (Pools) Amendment Act 2016 will repeal the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987...
Professional Building Consultants Ltd was established in 2005, and provides consultancy services to numerous councils around the country. We have earned an excellent reputation throughout the industry for our professionalism and quality.