Part 3.5 Roof cladding, gutters and downpipes and wall cladding
This Part contains requirements including weatherproofing and structural requirements, for roof and wall systems. Gutter and downpipe requirements are also contained in this Part.
It should be noted that other construction methods may be used to achieve the same results as specified in this Part provided they comply with the appropriate Performance Requirement.
126.96.36.199 Explanation of terms
The following diagrams depict relevant roofing and supporting members and associated terminology used to describe them in the Housing Provisions.
In most cases the terminology is applicable for both steel and timber frame members.
Figure 188.8.131.52 Section of a typical sheet roof
Figure 184.108.40.206 Section of a typical tile roof