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.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Building Act 1993 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2018 Victoria

Administering agency

Victorian Building Authority

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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
Phone: 1300 815 127
Fax: 03 9618 9062
Website: Victorian Building Authority (Opens in new window)