Practice Note 2006-27 Self-Contained Smoke Alarms - Victoria

Service summary

You will need to comply with these requirements if you are the owner of a Class 1, 2 or 3 building or Class 4 part of a building constructed before 1 August 1997.

A self-contained smoke alarm must be installed in each dwelling or sole-occupancy unit in locations determined in accordance with this practice note.

This Practice Note specifies appropriate locations for the installation of self-contained smoke alarms or hard-wired smoke alarms or detection systems in certain public or shared accommodation buildings.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.

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.

Administering agency

Victorian Building Authority

Act(s) name

Building Act 1993 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2006 (Victoria)

Contact details

Building
Victorian Building Authority

Operating address:
Goods Shed North
733 Bourke Street
Docklands, Victoria 3008
Mailing address:
PO BOX 536
Melbourne, Victoria 3001

Phone:

1300 815 127

Fax:

03 9618 9062

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