National Construction Code
The Australian Building Codes Board is undertaking an out-of-cycle amendment in relation to the 2019 edition of the National Construction Code. It will be known as NCC 2019 Amendment 1.
The public comment draft for NCC 2019 Amendment 1 has been released for public consultation at the ABCB's Consultation Hub. It includes proposed amendments to Volumes One and Two, the NCC Governing Requirements and common Schedules (which also affect Volume Three).
The public comment draft also contains typographical corrections and corrections to errors in diagrams. These corrections are included for the information of practitioners to allow application of the NCC in line with its intent before adoption of NCC 2019 Amendment 1.
The corrections included in the public comment draft for NCC 2019 Amendment 1 include those listed in the following table.
|One||DV3(d)||Corrected unit of measurement for gravitational constant|
|One||EP4.1(b)||Corrected subclause structure|
|One||F2.4(d)||Re-inserted 'unisex' for 'accessible unisex sanitary compartment'|
|One||Specification JVC Table 2I||Removed duplicate applications: Class 3 sole-occupancy unit and Class 9c building|
|One||Table J1.5c||Corrected reference: Class 9b changed to Class 9c|
|One||J5.4(b)(i)||Formula adjusted to achieve output magnitude consistency with (b)(ii)|
|One||NSW H101.11.1(b)||Corrected the maximum number of seats for a row served by aisles at each end in an entertainment venue|
|Two||Clause 126.96.36.199(a)||Corrected cross reference|
|Two||Clause 188.8.131.52(a)||Corrected cross reference|
|Two||Table 184.108.40.206c||Corrected type of construction for stiffened raft footings, Class H sites|
|Two||Part 3.5.3 Explanatory information||Formula for overflow measures corrected|
|Two||Clause 220.127.116.11(a)||Corrected cross reference|
|Two||Table 18.104.22.168(a)||Corrected overflow volume value|
|Two||Clause 22.214.171.124(d)||Corrected typographical error|
|Two||Figure 126.96.36.199||Various corrections regarding means of protecting a Class 1 building from spread of fire|
|Two||Figure 188.8.131.52||Corrected cross reference|
|Two||Tas 3.8.7||Corrected reference to 'Condensation in Buildings Tasmanian Designers Guide – Version 2'|
|All||Schedule 3 Definitions||Corrected structure of definitions for farm building and farm shed|