13 Jun 2013

Christchurch Council losing power to grant building consents

From Nine To Noon, 9:09 am on 13 June 2013

Christchurch City Councillor Sue Wells, the chair of the planning committee, has called a special meeting to see how council staff intend to meet IANZ requirements by the end of June, or risk losing accreditation as a Building Consent Authority. Kathryn Ryan also speaks to Mark McGuinness, Christchurch business owner who says his building consent took 89 days instead of the required 20; and Mike Greer, the managing director of one of the biggest home builders in Canterbury, Mike Greer Homes.