NCC 2019 Volume Two
Part 3.2.1 Application

Part 3.2.1 Application

Acceptable Construction Practice

3.2.1 Application

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

Explanatory information:

Explanatory information:

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.