Australian Standard AS 2118.4-2012 Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems - Residential - Victoria


You will be required to comply with this Standard if you own a residential care building built before 1 August 1997 or a shared accommodation building, such as backpacker accommodation, hotels or motels, built before 1 July 2003.

Building regulations require that you must have a residential type fire sprinkler system complying with this standard installed in your building.

This Standard specifies the general requirements for the design, installation and commissioning of automatic fire sprinkler systems in 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

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Administering agency

Victorian Building Authority

Contact details

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Victorian Building Authority

Operating address: Goods Shed North
733 Bourke Street
Docklands, Victoria 3008
Mailing address: PO BOX 536
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Fax: 03 9618 9062
Other: 1300 815 127
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