This page provides information about how you may obtain a hard copy of the New Zealand Building Code and/or view it online.
Building work in NZ must comply with the New Zealand Building Code and Building Act 2004
The New Zealand Building Code sets the functional requirements for buildings and performance criteria with which they must comply. Building work must comply with the code whether or not that work requires a building consent.
View the Building Code online
To view the New Zealand Building Code online or obtain a hard copy click on the NZ Building Code link below.
Links to more building consent information