Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings Policy 2006 - Updated 2017

Section 131 of the Building Act 2004 requires territorial authorities (TA’s) to adopt a policy on Dangerous and Insanitary buildings by 31 May 2006.

131 Territorial authority must adopt policy on dangerous and insanitary buildings

(1) A territorial authority must, within 18 months after the commencement of this section, adopt a policy on dangerous and insanitary buildings within its district.

(2) The policy must state—

(a) the approach that the territorial authority will take in performing its functions under this Part; and

(b) the territorial authority’s priorities in performing those functions; and

(c) how the policy will apply to heritage buildings.

This document sets out the policy adopted by Nelson City Council in accordance with the requirements of the Building Act 2004 by resolution of the Environment Committee at it’s meeting on 2 May 2006, and confirmed by Council at its meeting of 18 May 2006.

Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings Policy 2006 Updated 2017 Approved By Council 3Oct2017 (305KB PDF)