Post Earthquake Industry Forum


18 May 2011


To all Plumbing Business Owners and Managers you are invited to attend the Post Earthquake Industry Forum Thursday 26 May 2011, 4.30-7.30pm

at CPIT Trades Innovation Institute, Student Services Building, Ensors Road, Opawa.


Presenter: Barry Lightbrown, Senior Inspector, Christchurch City Council

• What does or doesn’t require consent

• Fast tracking as discussed by the Minister

• Health of the community in regard to G12 and G13 post earthquake and aftershock periods

• Broken and damaged waterlines (meter check)

• Broken wastepipes, sewers and storm lines

• Tank and cylinder bracing

• Q&A

Presenter: Aaron Haymes

• What the Council are doing to address issues resulting from the earthquakes -EQ Building Unit, Working with PMOs, Streamlined Consenting

• Dealing with damaged chimneys - how the Building Act relates to remediation work for the chimneys and what is exempt

• Exempt building work - an overview of Schedule 1 of the Building Act 2004 (including changes)

• Building Act Amendment Bill 3 - changes for building consent process and what it means to tradespeople/LBPs

• Q&A - Assessment sheets (this qualifies for 10 points approved by PGD Board)

Tour our Plumbing, Drainlaying & Gasfitting Facilities

• Find out first-hand about changes to teaching programmes and block courses

• Presentations from ITO, ATT, Masterlink and CPIT

For more information contact: Steve Woodbury | | 021 186 3241Juli Tyler | | 03-940 6042 |

RVSP Friday 20 MayJuli Tyler | 03-940 6042 |