Practice Note 2008-07 Residential Fire Safety Systems - Victoria


You will be required to comply with this practice note if you are the owner of a public or shared accommodation building constructed or for which a building approval or building permit was granted prior to 1 August 1997.

This document specifies requirements for the connection of certain fire sprinkler systems to fire stations or other approved monitoring systems. It covers general operating requirements and location, facilities, maintenance and testing procedures of fire alarm systems.

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

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.


Eligibility requirements

Ongoing eligibility requirements


Other resources

Disqualified persons or entities

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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