Important Update


Our company has transitioned from using the old CODEMARK Certificate to a new Appraisal Certificate for compliance purposes. For a seamless building consent application process, we highly suggest utilizing our Appraisal to avoid any confusion or RFI's from the council.


To better assist you attain building consent, we kindly request that you complete the form below. Once submitted, we will provide you with the relevant project design and compliance information to support your building consent application.Thank you for choosing our company. We are committed to helping you throughout the entire process and look forward to working with you.


Complete the form below and receive the relevant information to assist with project design and compliance.






  • All types of thin masonry (brick slip, stone slip, and tiles),
  • Extra high wind zones,
  • All corrosion zones,
  • Fire-rated to Group 1S classification,
  • On buildings, any proximity to a relevant boundary.
  • Typical installations include chimneys, feature walls, fireplaces, columns etc.



STEP 1) Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) installs SUMNER® pre-cladding

The LBP then writes a PS3 for council compliance, and verify the correct installation of the constructed cavity and restricted building work.


STEP 2) Adhere thin masonry

The tiler also writes a PS3 for the council, which covers their artistry in fitting off the decorative masonry.













  1. Technical and Installation Manual

  2. Please contact our office if you require the most recent copy.

    s 1.0.0 SAMV Technical Manual v5 - 5th March 2023




  3. Written Specifications






  5. SUMNER Board Installation
  6. s 6.0.1 SUMNER Board installation - stone thickness less than 40mm.
    s 6.0.2 SUMNER Board installation - for stone thickness 40-60mm Thick.




  7. SUMNER Checklists - QA Sheets
  8. Both forms are to be completed by the appropriate tradeperson.

    s 9.1.1 SUMNER Builders Cavity Checklist (Builder)
    s 9.2.1 SUMNER Tiler Installation Checklist (Tile Installer)





  9. SUMNER Material Saftey Datasheets (MSDS)
  10. s 10.0.0 SUMNER Grip MSDS
    s 10.1.0 SUMNER Board MSDS
    s 10.2.0 SUMNER Primer MSDS
    s 10.3.0 SUMNER Battens MSDS





  11. Terms and Conditions
  12. Terms of Trade





  13. Training Resources
  14. Part 1a - Training Video (Masonry veneer theory)

    Part 1b - Online open book test




  15. SUMNER® Ancillary Architectural Details

  16. Detail Without Cavity

    The following details are not to be used on the building envelope as they omit the rigid air barrrier necessary for weather tightness. Designers can use them for applications such as extrior boundary walls (off the house) or internal fireplaces.

    s 5.0.0 SUMNER® Internal or Landscape for Timber Frame Structures

    s 6.1.0 SUMNER® Internal or Landscape for Masonry Structures


    Frameout Detail for columns

    s 8.0.0 SUMNER® Post Detail (column frame out)

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