A note about N.Z.S. 1900 building codes and changes

  • E. H. Hitchcock Standards Association of New Zealand, New Zealand


New Zealand has a unique system of establishing its national building code through a system of voluntary committees, public consultation, statutory declaration and voluntary adoption of the product of general agreement.

The mechanism of agreement is provided by the Standards Association, in the form of the committee table, wide circulation of drafts for comment, and the drafting committee - sectional committee - Ministerial - Standards Council - chain of approval.

How to Cite
Hitchcock, E. H. (1969). A note about N.Z.S. 1900 building codes and changes. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 2(3), 271-276. https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.2.3.271-276