You may be required to comply with this standard if you are a building certifier, developer or manager and intend to construct a new building or a new part of an existing building. The purpose of this standard is to ensure that people with disabilities are able to gain access to buildings. The standard includes requirements for:
- Adequate signage
- Access to the building
- Dedicated car parks
Please be aware that sole-occupant dwellings and some classes of buildings may be exempt from this standard.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.
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.
Civil Justice and Legal Services Group
International Law and Human Rights
Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Australian Government)
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