Earthquake-prone Buildings: Priority vehicular and pedestrian thoroughfares

This consultation is now closed

Proposed Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings Policy

Thames-Coromandel District Council seeks your feedback on proposals for roads, footpaths and other thoroughfares that should be prioritised because of the risk of an unreinforced masonry (URM)  building falling in an earthquake. 

The Council is proposing 400-770 Pollen Street, Thames as a priority vehicular and pedestrian thoroughfare and is seeking feedback on this proposal and any other routes that should be included.

For more information regarding the proposal and the consultation please click the Statement of Proposal on the right to download. 

For more information regarding earthquake-prone buildings and priority buildings you can download read the Priority Buildings: A guide to the earthquake prone building provisions of the Building Act  guidance provided by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. 

Have your say

The consultation period for the bylaw will begin on 10 August 2018 and conclude at 4pm on 10 September 2018.

Before making any final decisions, we'd like to have your input. There are a number of ways you can give your feedback:

You can:

  • submit using our online consultation portal at ;
  • email us at ;
  • fax us on (07) 868 0234;
  • complete a submission form and post it to us at Thames-Coromandel District Council, Private Bag, Thames 3540; or
  • drop it into the area offices in Thames, Coromandel, Whitianga or Whangamata.

Submission forms are available at all our area offices and libraries.

If you have any questions about this proposal or about how to make a submission, please contact us on 07 868 0200 or email .