Producer Statements

Producer Statements

Producer Statements


MBC, in accordance with Auckland Council policy, may accept producer statements from a council-approved expert as evidence their design or building work complies, or will comply, with the Building Code.

We can only issue a building consent A consent for building work, including plumbing and drainage, to begin in accordance with the approved plans and specifications. A Building Consent is issued by a Building Consent Authority (BCA) and is not a Resource Consent which is issued by a Territorial Authority (TA). or a code compliance certificateA certificate issued at the completion of building work confirming that the work has been completed in accordance with the Building Consent. if we are satisfied on reasonable grounds that your building workBuilding work means work in connection with, the construction, alteration, demolition, or removal of a building, siteworks, and building design. complies or will comply with the Building CodeThe First Schedule of the Building Regulations 1992 for prescribing the functional requirements for buildings and the performance criteria with which new building work must comply. Compliance with the Building Code is mandatory. and a producer statement is one way of help us decide.

Examples of work where a producer statementA document that states certain work will be, or has been, carried out in accordance with certain technical specifications. For example, a statement may be made by an engineer confirming that a building design complies with a particular New Zealand Standard, or by a cladding installer confirming that a cladding was installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications. Producer statements can assist Building Consent Authorities (BCA) in deciding whether the work will comply with the Building Code. might be submitted are:

  • an engineer may provide a statement relating to foundations
  • a mechanical engineer may provide a statement relating to heating ventilation and air-conditioning systems

In order to submit producer statements associated with a consent application to the Council, the specialist must first be registered as an approved producer statementA document that states certain work will be, or has been, carried out in accordance with certain technical specifications. For example, a statement may be made by an engineer confirming that a building design complies with a particular New Zealand Standard, or by a cladding installer confirming that a cladding was installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications. Producer statements can assist Building Consent Authorities (BCA) in deciding whether the work will comply with the Building Code. author on the Auckland Council register.

 

Auckland Council links related to producer statements


Click here to go to the list of Approved Authors and the Producer Statement Policy & Peer Review Guidelines

To apply to become an approved author, please contact us.  Once approved, authors must renew their registration every three years

Producer Statement forms