ABCB Housing Provisions


Part 5.1 Scope and application of Section 5

Part 5.1 Scope and application of Section 5

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

  1. masonry veneer — see Part 5.2; and
  2. cavity masonry — see Part 5.3; and
  3. single leaf unreinforced masonry — see Part 5.4; and
  4. isolated masonry piers — see Part 5.5; and
  5. masonry components and accessories — see Part 5.6; and
  6. weatherproofing of masonry — see Part 5.7.

(2) For other masonry provisions not included in this Section, refer to NCC Volume Two: H1D5(4) Reinforced masonry.

The application of this Section is subject to the following:

  1. The Governing Requirements of NCC 2022 Volume Two.
  2. Any conditions set out within the following Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions of NCC Volume Two:
    1. H1D5(1), for masonry veneer.
    2. H1D5(2), for cavity masonry.
    3. H1D5(3), for unreinforced masonry.
    4. H1D5(5), for isolated masonry piers.
    5. H1D5(6), for masonry accessories.
    6. H2D4(2)(c), for weatherproofing of masonry.
  3. 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 5 of the ABCB Housing Provisions (other than content added in NCC 2022 or later) was contained in the acceptable construction practices for Parts 3.3.5 and 3.3.6 of NCC 2019 Volume Two.

NCC 2019 Volume Two did not include an acceptable construction practice for Parts 3.3.1, 3.3.2, 3.3.3 or 3.3.4.