Part 3.2.1 Application
Acceptable Construction Practice
Compliance with the acceptable construction practice contained in Parts 3.2.2 to 3.2.5 satisfies Performance Requirements P2.1.1 and P2.2.3 for footings and slabs, provided—
the footing is on a Class A, S, M, M-D, H or H-D site (classified in accordance with AS 2870) with a uniform bearing capacity; and
the slab is not more than 30 m long; and
slabs containing permanent joints (e.g. construction joints) are not used; and
the structure supported by the footing does not contain—
more than two trafficable floors; or
a wall height exceeding 8 m, excluding any gable; and
the footing does not support more than one concrete slab; and
For the purpose of (e) split level slabs are considered as one slab.
the building does not include wing walls or masonry arches not detailed for movement in
accordance with Cement Concrete and Aggregates Australia TN 61; and
single leaf earth or stone masonry walls do not exceed 3 m in height; and
the site is considered to be normal as defined in Part 3.1.1; and
the site is not located in an alpine area.