Sect 1 GENERAL

 

1.0 Application

 

1.1 Interpretation

 

1.2 Acceptance of Design & Construction

 

1.3 Classification

 

1.4 Standards adopted by reference

 

Sect 2 PERFORMANCE PROVISIONS

 

2.0 Application

 

2.1 Structure

 

2.2 Damp and weatherproofing

 

2.3 Fire safety

 

2.4 Health & Amenity

 

2.5 Safe movement & access

 

Sect 3 ACCEPTABLE CONSTRUCTION

 

3.1 Site preparation

 

3.1.1 Earthworks

 

3.1.2 Drainage

 

3.1.3 Termite risk management

 

3.2 Footing and slabs

 

3.2.2 Preparation

 

3.2.3 Concrete & reinforcing

 

3.2.4 Site classification

 

3.2.5 Footing & slab construction

 

3.3 Masonry

 

3.0 Definitions

 

3.3.1 Unreinforced masonry

 

3.3.2 Reinforced masonry

 

3.3.3 Masonry accessories

 

3.3.4 Weatherproofing

 

3.3.5 Earthwall construction

 

3.4 Framing

 

3.4.0 Explanation of terms

 

3.4.1 Sub-floor ventilation

 

3.4.2 Steel framing

 

3.4.3 Timber framing

 

3.4.4 Structural steel members

 

3.5 Roof and wall cladding

 

3.5.1 Roof cladding

 

3.5.2 Gutters and downpipes

 

3.5.3 Wall cladding

 

3.6 Glazing

 

3.7 Fire safety

 

3.7.1 Fire separation

 

3.7.2 Smoke alarms

 

3.7.3 Heating appliances

 

3.7.4 Bushfire areas

 

3.7.5 Alpine areas

 

3.8 Health and amenity

 

3.8.1 Wet areas

 

3.8.2 Room heights

 

3.8.3 Facilities

 

3.8.4 Light

 

3.8.5 Ventilation

 

3.8.6 Sound insulation

 

3.9 Safe movement & Access

 

3.9.1 Stair construction

 

3.9.2 Balustrades

 

3.9.3 Swimming pool areas

 

3.10 Additional construction requirements

 

3.10.1 High wind areas

 

3.10.2 Earthquake areas

 

3.11 Structural design manuals

 

3.11 Acceptable construction manuals