Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 1170.2:2002 Structural Design Actions - Wind Actions - Victoria


You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to construct an unregistrable movable dwelling or annexe, or install an unregistrable movable dwelling or annexe in a caravan park. This standard specifies design values of wind actions for use in structural design. It is intended to be used in conjunction with AS / NZS 1170.1, which gives the procedure for structural design. Wind speeds and direction factors are provided for a range of probabilities of exceedance.

Other factors cover the environment around the structure, the geometry of the structure and the dynamic interaction of the structure with the wind.

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

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Code of Practice

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Department of Justice and Regulation

Consumer Affairs Victoria

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Consumer Affairs Victoria

Department of Justice and Regulation

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VIC 3000
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 123
Melbourne, Victoria
Phone: 03 8684 0735
Fax: 03 8684 6199
Other: 1300 558 181
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