Regardless of the 'size' of your renovation, there are certain types of work that will require an LBP (Licensed Building Practitioner)
There are many areas under new legislation that now require a Licensed Building Practitioner. Some of these are:
Here is the official link to the Licensed Building Practitioners website where it is further explained when you require a Licensed building practitioner
The idea behind the change is to ensure that the builder or team of builders have the correct skill level and have undertaken the relevant training and experience to complete this type of building work.
It also means that they are to be accountable for the quality and compliance of their work under New Zealand's Building Code requirements. These can be found here.
By going through the Licensed Building Practitioners registration process it ensures that the applicant must meet the requirements in order to be accepted and displayed on the register.
We are proud to have obtained the highest level of registration for residential construction.
As renovation experts, we strongly advise to check and ensure your considered builder has a current registration.
This gives you peace of mind around competencies in more complex projects. Selecting your builder's a big decision. Checking out previous projects and clients is a very beneficial exercise.
Check out this article, it's full of practical suggestions around finding the perfect builder for your dream home renovation.
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The Batemans, Alpha 1 Builders Ltd.