Department of Building and Housing - now known as Building Performance, under the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has overarching responsibility for regulation and dispute resolution in New Zealand's building and housing sector. The Building Performance website is the public facing portal for this service.
Building Act 2004. The Act also describes the accountabilities of owners, designers, builders, and Building Consent Authorities – all of whom have responsibilities to ensure that building work complies with the Building Code, which is a key piece of regulation.
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Incorporates the functions of the former Department of Building and Housing from 2012, and the Building Industry Authority which was dissolved in November 2004. Formerly the Ministry of Housing.