NCC 2016 Volume Two
Part 3.10.2 Earthquake Areas

Part 3.10.2 Earthquake Areas

Appropriate Performance Requirements

Appropriate :

Where an alternative design is proposed as a Performance Solution to that described in Part 3.10.2, that proposal must comply with—

  1. ; and
  2. the relevant Performance Requirements determined in accordance with 1.0.7.

for Class 1 and 10 buildings constructed in areas subject to seismic activity is satisfied if the building is constructed in accordance with the acceptable construction manuals listed in Part 3.11.

Explanatory information

Explanatory information:
  1. Most domestic structures are not required to be specifically designed for earthquakes.
  2. There are certain limitations on the application to domestic structures such as Class 1a and 1b buildings in Appendix A of AS 1170.4. These limitations include building height, roof slope, etc. For additional information refer to Appendix A of AS 1170.4.