Construction Minister Chris Penk wants building inspection by app to be the default

Construction Minister Chris Penk wants building inspection by app to be the default
Building and Construction Minister Chris Penk says 'business as usual' in the construction sector isn't cutting it. (Image: NZME)
Dileepa Fonseka
The Government wants to make building inspections through phone apps the default option across every council in the country.Building and Construction Minister Chris Penk told BusinessDesk on Tuesday morning that the Government would release a discussion document “in the coming weeks” about building inspections through phone apps becoming the “default approach” across building consent authorities (BCAs) such as local councils.“We’ve had pretty advanced discussions with quite a lot of people who are already usi...

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