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“How tough should earthquake strengthening requirements be?” National Radio’s Nine To Noon Covers “Building Seismic Performance consultation”

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National Radio's Nine To Noon- Kathryn Ryan explores the  issues with panel of guests . The effects on  Heritage and character buildings were discussed.

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CONSULTATION IS CLOSED. Urgent Attention Required: “Building Seismic Performance consultation”- Consultation closes: 5pm Friday, 8 March 2013.

"Essentially the proposals would require all non-residential and multi-unit, multi-storey residential buildings to have a seismic capacity assessment done within five years. Owners of buildings identified as earthquake-prone would then have up to 10 years to strengthen or demolish these buildings."
Consultation closes: 5pm Friday, 8 March 2013.

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