National Construction Code (NCC) - Timber Buildings

The National Construction Code (NCC2016) is to include deemed to satisfy provisions for timber buildings of up to eight storeys without the need for Alternative Solutions to gain approval.

This will have significant impact on construction – in particular residential multi storey apartments - giving a simpler path to compliance and another construction option for developers keen to explore more efficient delivery methods. Further updates will be posted on our website following Australian Building Code Board information seminars in the lead up to the May 1, 2016 introduction of the changes. Read more.