All the Councils in the Waikato Building Consent Group use these checklists to assess the compliance of building work. These checklists are a ‘ready reckoner’ available for you to use as part of your own quality checks to ensure all the required work is compliant with the approved Building Consent documents. See Increasing Your Productivity.
Save time for yourself and Council by checking that you are ready for inspections. All items on the checklist must be compliant with the approved Building Consent documentation (plans and specifications) in order for the Building Officer to pass the inspection.
Save money by being prepared as additional costs and time delays will apply for repeated inspections. Check that any required documentation is accurate and complete.
Better manage your brand/reputation by avoiding failed inspections, and rework that costs time and money for all involved.
Prepare for legislative changes such as Risk Based Consenting by developing your own quality system. Practice by checking your own work against inspection outcomes. Prepare for every inspection. Pass every inspection
If you are providing a Producer Statement please check that you have provided adequate information. Your Producer Statement will be checked against the Producer Statement Checklist. If this information has not been provided, your Producer Statement will be rejected until you provide all the required information. Save time, save money, get it right the first time, and get it right every time!
For more on booking an inspection, being ready for an inspection, the procedure, smoke alarms, final inspection and CCC, and when to occupy a building please refer to the section on Inspection and Certification.
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NEW POOLS UNDER CONSTRUCTION:
27 April 2017
The building consent for the pool under construction was based on the NZ building code acceptable solution Residential Pools F9/AS1
27 April 2017
The building consent for the pool under construction was based on either the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, or the NZS8500 alternative solution. Check the building consent documentation:
PERIODIC INSPECTION OF EXISTING POOLS:
Inspection checklist for all pools consented after 27 January 2017
WORD 2010 (73kb)
Inspection checklist for
– All pools consented before 27 January 2017 using this schedule, and
– Older unconsented pools that have previously been deemed compliant with this schedule.
WORD 2010 (279kb)
Producer Statements & Records of Work
If you are providing Producer Statements or Memoranda during, or at the end of, construction, please check that the document provides adequate information and that the author is on Waikato Building Consent Group register or other appropriate registers. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that they have employed people who are suitably qualified or licensed, and who are competent to do the work for which they are employed.
All Producer Statements or Memoranda provided will be checked against the Producer Statement / Memoranda Checklist on the final inspection checklist. If this information has not been provided, the Producer Statement / Memoranda will be rejected until you provide all the required information.
The Producer Statements that an IPENZ member produces are available from the IPENZ website. These templates are interactive PDF’s and are copyrighted to IPENZ, ACENZ, and NZIA. The PS3 and PS4 templates can be used if you are not an IPENZ member and if you need to submit a Producer Statements or Memoranda. If you are using a personal template, please ensure you check your template against the Producer Statement Checklist to ensure all the required information has been provided.
Record of Work (ROW)
At the completion of the construction project, a Record of Work (form) must be provided by all licensed building practitioners who carried out or supervised any work that must is restricted building work. For more information, go to Licensed Building Practitioner page.
If you require assistance in selecting the correct application form or checklist, please contact the Building Unit of your local Council.