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National Construction Code - Queensland


You will need to comply with the National Construction Code (NCC) to design or construct new buildings or undertake work in existing buildings within Australia.

  • The NCC Volume 1 sets out requirements for Class 2 to 9 buildings, which includes commercial, industrial and multi-residential buildings.
  • The NCC Volume 2 sets out requirements for Class 1 and 10 buildings, which includes houses, sheds and carports.
  • The NCC Volume 3 sets out requirements for plumbing and drainage for all classes of buildings.

The National Construction Code provides the minimum necessary requirements for safety, health, amenity and sustainability in the design and construction of new buildings (and new building work in existing buildings) throughout Australia.

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

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All National Construction Code (Opens in new window)

Administering agency

Queensland Building and Construction Commission

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