Building Code of Australia - Australian Government

Service summary

You may be required to comply this Code if you intend to design and construct buildings and other structures at an airport site. The Building Code of Australia is produced and maintained by the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) on behalf of the Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments. The BCA has been given the status of building regulations by all States and Territories.

The goals of the BCA are to enable the achievement and maintenance of acceptable standards of structural sufficiency, safety (including safety from fire), health and amenity for the benefit of the community now and in the future. The BCA contains technical provisions for the design and construction of buildings and other structures, covering such matters as structure, fire resistance, access and egress, services and equipment, and certain aspects of health and amenity.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

 Resources
Comply

Building Code of Australia - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Aviation and Airports
Aviation Environment

Act(s) name

Airports Act 1996 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Airports (Building Control) Regulations 1996 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Aviation and Airports
Aviation Environment


Operating address:
111 Alinga Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address:
GPO Box 594
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1800075001

Phone:

02 62747111
regulation@infrastructure.gov.au

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