93 Time in which building consent authority must decide whether to issue code compliance certificate

(1)

A building consent authority must decide whether to issue a code compliance certificate for building work to which a building consent relates within—

(a)

20 working days after the date specified in subsection (2); or

(b)

any further period after the date specified in subsection (2) that may be agreed between the owner and the building consent authority concerned.

(2)

The date referred to in subsection (1)(a) and (b) is—

(a)

the date on which an application for a code compliance certificate is made under section 92; or

(b)

if no application is made, the expiry of—

(i)

2 years after the date on which the building consent for the building work was granted; or

(ii)

any further period that may be agreed between the owner and the building consent authority concerned.

(3)

Subsection (1) applies whether or not an application for a code compliance certificate is made under section 92.

(4)

A building consent authority may, within the period specified in subsection (1), require further reasonable information in respect of the application for a code compliance certificate, and, if it does so, the period is suspended until it receives the information.