Complaint C2-01834 - substantive

  • Complaint number: C2-01834
  • LBP number: BP120927
  • Region: Northland
  • Licence class: Carpentry
  • Decision date: 28 August 2018
  • Penalty: 318(1)f Pay fine 318(4) Pay costs
  • Disciplinary grounds: 317(1) b Negligent or incompetent work
  • Summary: Negligence in failing to obtain a building consent for building work prior to carrying it out. Respondent mistakenly believed that Schedule 1 of the Building Act applied. Original building was not consented to be repaired, so replacement did not apply. Fined $1,000, amount reduced as building on own land, costs of $1,500.

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