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Technical Resources

The following links are required in the design of a deck:

B1 - Structure B2 - Durability D1 - Steps and handrails for stepsE2 - External moisture, height of deck relevant to floor level & connection of decks to residential properties NZS3604 F4 - Durability

Additional Links

In addition to these links there is an excellent technical resource for building information at www.building.govt.nz

This provides tons of information of all the building regulations, though only a proportion of this is relevant for a deck. Basically they are divided into 8 different sectors

  • A - General Provisions
  • B - Stability
  • C - Protection from Fire
  • D - Access
  • E - Moisture
  • F - Safety of Users
  • G - Services and Facilities
  • H - Energy Efficient

Local Authorities

For a list of the local authorities in New Zealand please check out the list below:

North Island

Northland


Far North District Council
Kaipara District Council
Northland Regional Council
Whangarei District Council

Auckland


Auckland Council

Waikato


Hamilton City Council
Hauraki District Council
Matamata-Piako District Council
Otorohanga District Council
Rotorua District Council
South Waikato District Council
Taupo District Council
Thames-Coromandel District Council
Waikato District Council
Waikato Regional Council
Waipa District Council
Waitomo District Council

Bay of Plenty


Bay of Plenty Regional Council
Kawerau District Council
Opotiki District Council
Rotorua District Council
Taupo District Council
Tauranga City Council
Western Bay of Plenty District Council
Whakatane District Council

Taranaki


New Plymouth District Council
South Taranaki District Council
Stratford District Council
Taranaki Regional Council

Gisborne


Gisborne District Council

Hawke's Bay


Central Hawke's Bay District Council
Hastings District Council
Hawke's Bay Regional Council
Napier City Council
Rangitikei District Council
Taupo District Council
Wairoa District Council

Manawatu-Wanganui


Horowhenua District Council
Manawatu District Council
Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council
Palmerston North City Council
Rangitikei District Council
Ruapehu District Council
Stratford District Council
Tararua District Council
Taupo District Council
Waitomo District Council
Whanganui District Council

Wellington


Carterton District Council
Hutt City Council
Kapiti Coast District Council
Masterton District Council
Porirua City Council
South Wairarapa District Council
Tararua District Council
Upper Hutt City Council
Wellington City Council
Wellington Regional Council

South Island

Tasman


Tasman District Council

Nelson


Nelson City Council

Marlborough


Marlborough District Council

West Coast


Buller District Council
Grey District Council
West Coast Regional Council
Westland District Council

Canterbury


Ashburton District Council
Canterbury Regional Council
Christchurch City Council
Hurunui District Council
Kaikoura District Council
Mackenzie District Council
Selwyn District Council
Timaru District Council
Waimakariri District Council
Waimate District Council
Waitaki District Council

Chatham Islands


Chatham Islands Council

Otago


Central Otago District Council
Clutha District Council
Dunedin City Council
Otago Regional Council
Queenstown-Lakes District Council
Waitaki District Council

Southland


Gore District Council
Invercargill City Council
Southland District Council
Southland Regional Council

If any of these links are broken, please contact us, so we can rectify the situation.

Disclaimer: Whilst this website contains a lot of information on the design of decks which has been produced with the highest level of professional care, ROBO Deck Designer, ROBO Design Solutions or Paul Roberts (the developer of this website) does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of the information on this website. This website is intended as a guide only, please refer to the New Zealand building code for the appropriate regulations.



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