Building Code of Australia (National Construction Code) - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You will be required to comply with this code if you are a licensed builder. The code contains technical provisions for the design and construction of buildings and other structures. It encompasses all aspects of the design and construction process including:

  • structural design
  • fire safety
  • access and egress
  • services and equipment
  • certain aspects of health and amenity.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Building Act 2004 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Building (General) Regulation 2008 ACT

Administering agency

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Planning

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Licensing Unit

Planning

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Operating address: Ground Floor South, Dame Pattie Menzies House
16 Challis Street
Dickson
Australian Capital Territory 2602
Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Email: epdcustomerservices@act.gov.au