ABCB Housing Provisions


Part 6.1 Scope and application of Section 6

Part 6.1 Scope and application of Section 6

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

  1. subfloor ventilation (see Part 6.2); and
  2. structural steel members (see Part 6.3).

(2) For other framing provisions not included in this Section, refer to the following Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions in NCC Volume Two:

  1. Steel framing (see H1D6(3)).
  2. Timber framing (see H1D6(4)).
  3. Use of structural software (see H1D6(7)).

Explanatory information

Part 6.2 applies to the subfloor space of all suspended floors of a building or deck, including but not limited to, timber and steel-framed subfloors and suspended concrete slabs.

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 6 of the ABCB Housing Provisions (other than content added in NCC 2022 or later) was contained in the acceptable construction practices for Parts 3.4.1 and 3.4.4 of NCC 2019 Volume Two.

NCC 2019 Volume Two did not include an acceptable construction practice for Parts 3.4.2 or 3.4.3.