Complaint C2-01452 - substantive penalty

  • Complaint number: C2-01452
  • LBP number: BP117510
  • Region: Canterbury
  • Licence class: Carpentry
  • Decision date: 24 March 2017
  • Penalty: 318(1)f Pay fine 318(4) Pay costs
  • Disciplinary grounds: 317(1) b Negligent or incompetent work 317(1) da Failed to supply certificate / record of work 317(1) d Work not compliant with building consent - not upheld
  • Summary: The Respondent was found to have failed to correctly measure a relocated dwelling before constructing the foundations, resulting in unacceptable construction discrepancies. The Respondent also used galvanised fixings where stainless steel was required. He also failed to provide a record of work as required by the Building Act. The Respondent is ordered to pay a fine of $2,000 and costs of $1,500.

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