Thames-Coromandel District Council proposes to amend the current "Earthquake-prone, Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings Policy 2006". The statement of proposal and draft Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings Policy is available to download on the right. Reasons for proposal At the commencement date of the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 1 July 2017,Council’s existing policy as it applies to earthquake-prone buildings ceased to apply and the Councilis no longer required to maintain a policy on earthquake-prone buildings. The Act provides a nationalearthquake-prone building policy that will be managed by MBIE. However Council is still required tohave a policy on dangerous and insanitary buildings. 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 www.haveyoursay-tcdc.objective.com ; email us at firstname.lastname@example.org ; 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 email@example.com .