Farm buildings to be exempt from assessments


August 15 2014


In July the government announced farm buildings are to be exempt from the requirements for assessments under its earthquake-prone buildings policy

The Building (Earthquake-Prone Buildings) Amendment Bill currently requires all buildings to be assessed within the next five years and for those under 34% of the building standard to be upgraded within a period of 15 years.

Farmers will be relieved the earthquake assessments are not required for their hay sheds, shearing sheds, milking sheds and implement sheds.


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