On 1 July 2017, the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 came into effect and is now embedded in the Building Act 2004. If your building or one that you manage has been issued an Earthquake-Prone Building (EPB) notice, you must display it in the foyer of your building alongside the building WOFA Renovation and refurbishment project for a high rise building can completely change the look and utility of an entire city block. Zenith can undertake every aspect of earthquake strengthening.
The council has given building owners 35 years from the date of EPB notice being issued to rectify the buildings status. However if the council writes to you in regards to advising you that you will need to have an earthquake assessment undertaken by an engineer, the time line for this is 12 months.
Seismic/earthquake strengthening adds stability and resilience to any existing building. It is an excellent building preservation mechanism, specially for older buildings, weather a building a earthquake notified or not. Zenith has extensive experience in providing structural restoration and refurbishment solutions for high-rise commercial buildings internal as well as external. We can ensure that our clients receive an effective. economical and feasible outcome by helping with every step of the process. When managing your earthquake strengthening or seismic resilience project we will be sure to assist from analysis to design and installation.
Earth quake and structural improvements projects are extensive and invasive projects that many buildings of a certain age require. Zenith plan, design and undertake earthquake strengthening and structural remediation projects with the help of their group and Vanguard Advise.