BPB Complaint No. C 1119 - Substantive Decision

  • Complaint number: C 1119
  • Region: Omitted
  • Decision date: 17 December 2014
  • Disciplinary grounds: 317(1) b Negligent or incompetent work

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317(1)(b) Negligent or incompetent work - documents prepared by the Respondent would not be acceptable to the building consent authority if used to support an application for a building consent - Board satisfied that the site specific drawings and specifications were incomplete - Respondent’s methodology for quality assurance, keeping up to date with legislative changes and building consent authority minimum documentation requirements fell below those expected of a reasonable practitioner holding a design AOP1 licence - Respondent relies on Building Consent Authority information request processes as a quality assurance mechanism rather than undertaking his own professional development - professionally isolated - 317(1)(b) upheld