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Technical guidance documents

The following documents have been put together to provide guidance and instruction on a particular specialty area.

​Car platform stacking devices

Guidance on installing hydraulic or mechanical platform stacker lifts for car parking.

​Commercial and industrial liquid waste

Guidance information about liquid trade waste; trade waste includes waste from food premises and commercial and industrial operations.

​Façade construction

Guidance information on façades and their construction, weathertightness and compliance with the building code.

​Historic building consents

Guidance on the process for applying for a code compliance certificate (CCC) on an historic building consent application.

​Manufactured modular component

Guidance on making a building consent application involving manufactured modular components.

Protection against accidental overflow

Guidance on protecting property from damage caused by free water from another household unit in the same building.

​Retaining walls

Guidance on retaining walls, when a building and/or resource consent is required and how they should be designed.

​Structural steel

Guidance on making a building consent application involving the use of structural steel.

​Structures built over or under public land

Guidance on the procedures for dealing with structures built over, on or under public land owned by Auckland Council and administered by Auckland Transport.

Sustainable home design guide

​Guidance on building or renovating a home to create a warm, healthy and resilient dwelling that costs less to run.

​Timber treatment

Guidance on the four treatment levels, including untreated timber used for the enclosed framing of a house.

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