Part 4.2 Footings, slabs and associated elements
NSW 4.2.3 Excavation for footings2019: 18.104.22.168, NSW 22.214.171.124(e)
In New South Wales requirements for shoring and adequacy of excavation works are a prescribed condition of development consent. In addition consent authorities can place specific controls on siteworks associated with the construction of a building, by imposing further conditions of development consent.
NSW 4.2.8 Damp-proofing membrane2019: NSW 126.96.36.199
- 0.2 mm nominal thickness polyethylene film; and
- high impact resistant,
determined in accordance with criteria specified in clause 188.8.131.52 of AS 2870.
- Lap not less than 200 mm at all joints.
- Tape or seal with a close-fitting sleeve around all service penetrations.
- Fully seal where punctured (unless for service penetrations) with additional polyethylene film and tape.
A range of polyethylene films can be used, including black film and orange film, provided they satisfy the requirements for high impact resistance in accordance with the criteria specified in clause 184.108.40.206 of AS 2870.