ABCB Housing Provisions


Part 12.1 Scope and application of Section 12

Part 12.1 Scope and application of Section 12

(1) This Section sets out the Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions for—

  1. construction in alpine areas (see Part 12.2); and
  2. attachment of decks and balconies to external walls (see Part 12.3); and
  3. heating appliances, fire places, chimneys and flues (see Part 12.4).

(2) For other ancillary provisions and additional construction requirements not included in this Section of the ABCB Housing Provisions, refer to the following Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions in NCC Volume Two:

  1. swimming pools (see H7D2).
  2. earthquake areas (see H1D9).
  3. flood hazard areas (see H1D10).
  4. construction in designated bushfire prone areas (see H7D4).

The application of this Section is subject to the following:

  1. The Governing Requirements of NCC Volume Two.
  2. The State and Territory variations, additions and deletions contained in the Schedules to the ABCB Housing Provisions and NCC Volume Two.

Explanatory information

In NCC 2019, the content of Section 12 of the ABCB Housing Provisions (other than content added in NCC 2022 or later) was contained in the acceptable construction practices for Parts 3.10.4, 3.10.6 and 3.10.7 of NCC 2019 Volume Two.

In NCC 2019 Volume Two, Parts 3.10.1, 3.10.2, 3.10.3 and 3.10.5 did not include an acceptable construction practice.