AS 3959 Construction of Building in Bushfire-Prone Areas - Western Australia

Description

You may need to comply with this code if you intend to build in a bushfire-prone area.

This code specifies requirements for the construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas in order to improve their resistance to bushfire attack from burning embers, radiant heat, flame contact and combinations of the three attack forms.

This code may be amended from time to time.

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.

Act(s) name

Building Act 2011 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2012 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building and Energy

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