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


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to operate as a 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.

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

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Act(s) name

Building Act 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Building (General) Regulation 2008 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate


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