NCC 2016 Volume Two
ACT 3 — Waste Management

ACT 3 — Waste Management

ACT 3.1 Performance Provisions


The Objective of this provision is to safeguard people from injury caused by infection or contamination from solid waste.

Functional Statement

Buildings must be provided with space and facilities for the collection, and safe hygienic holding prior to disposal of solid waste arising from the intended use of the building.

Performance Requirement

Where provision is made within buildings for the collection and temporary holding of solid waste, the design shall accommodate screening, volume of waste, disposal, logistics and access.

ACT 3.2 Acceptable Construction Practice

The requirements of ACT 3.1 (Performance Requirement) are satisfied by garbage facilities that are designed and constructed in accordance with the Development Control Code for Best Practice Waste Management in the ACT.