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Proposed Priority Thoroughfares

The system for identifying and managing earthquake-prone buildings changed on 1 July 2017, when the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 came into force.

Community input is required to identify those thoroughfares that are sufficiently busy where falling masonry from buildings damaged in an earthquake would pose a high risk to life and public safety. Earthquake-prone buildings on priority thoroughfares will be ‘priority buildings.’

Priority buildings must be identified and remediated in half the usual time, to reduce the risks to life safety more promptly.

Manawatū District Council seeks your feedback on the proposed priority thoroughfares and whether there are any other thoroughfares that should be included.

What is being proposed?

Click the link below to view the current proposal:

Want to make a submission?

Click here to make an online submission, or click here to download a submission form (120KB pdf).

Submissions close at 4pm on Monday 11 March, 2019.

Want to know more?

If you would like to know more or wish to discuss how the proposal may affect you, please contact: