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Building Standard

The Building Standard is a free e-news service that provides regular updates about policy initiatives, legislative and technical changes, training events, information for professional practitioners and general interest items for the broader building sector at a local, state and national level.

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Editions

Edition 15 - 7 September 2016
Edition 14 - 12 August 2016
Edition 13 - 24 June 2016
Edition 12 - 9 June 2016
Edition 11 - 7 April 2016
Edition 10 - 24 March 2016
Edition 9 - 6 July 2015
Edition 8 - 16 June 2015
Edition 7 - 15 May 2015
Edition 6 - 23 April 2015
Edition 5 - 1 April 2015
Edition 4 - 13 February 2015
Edition 3 - 12 December 2014
Edition 2 - 11 December 2014
Edition 1 - 24 November 2014

Building advisory notices

Building advisory notices are issued to inform building practitioners of proposed changes to South Australian building legislation and other building control matters and to assist interpretation and adoption by the industry.

2016

Notice 07/16 Building Code of Australia 2016 - 153.5 KB
Notice 06/16 Minister's Schedule of Construction Indices 2016/17 - 179.0 KB
Notice 05/16 Private bushfire shelters - 163.4 KB
Notice 04/16 Application of the change in use provisions (dwelling status) - 146.0 KB
Notice 03/16 Consistency between planning and building consents (Re-issue) - 178.5 KB
Notice 02/16 Energy efficiency provisions and the use of solar offsets - 168.3 KB
Notice 01/16 Withdrawal of the registration scheme for House Energy Rating Assessors - 190.4 KB

2015

Notice 04/15 - Swimming pool safety: Water recirculation systems - skimmer boxes - 208.4 KB
Notice 03/15 - Minister's Schedule of Construction Indices 2015/16 - 172.9 KB
Notice 02/15 - Building work supervisors for roof framing - 172.4 KB
Notice 01/15 - Adoption of Ministers Specification SA 76 Maintenance and testing of essential safety
provisions - 2015 edition - 215.4 KB

2014

Notice 14/14 - Recommencement of Auditing - 157.9 KB
Notice 13/14 - Specification C1_11 Performance of external walls in fire - 159.5 KB
Notice 12/14 - Non-conforming building products - 176.9 KB
Notice 11/14 - Ministers Schedule of Construction Indices for 2014/2015 - 134.8 KB
Notice 10/14 - Retention of documentation relating to consents issued - 173.7 KB
Notice 08/14 - Issuing of building rules consents - 207.5 KB
Notice 07/14 - Classification of buildings where the occupants require some level of care - 123.8 KB
Notice 06/14 - Earth walls and use of Table 3.12.1.3b of Volume Two of the Building Code of Australia - 126.5 KB
Notice 05/14 - New requirements for the interconnection of smoke alarms - 94.8 KB

2013

Notice 07/13 - Council inspections of new swimming pools - 213.1 KB
Notice 06/13 - Concessions and additional requirements for farm buildings - 205.4 KB

2012

Notice 07/12 - Upgrading access in existing buildings - 163.8 KB
Notice 05/12 - Fire safety protection for Class 1 buildings - 129.0 KB
Notice 04/12 - Alternative methods for complying with the six star energy efficiency requirement - 172.0 KB
Notice 03/12 - Applying energy efficiency measures to Class 1 building alterations and additions - 77.0 KB
Notice 02/12 - Non deemed-to-satisfy external wall cladding systems - 70.1 KB
Notice 01/12 - Water tanks for fighting bushfires - 55.4 KB

2010

Notice 06/10 - Occupation of houses - 39.9 KB
Notice 03/10 - Moving houses - 40.5 KB
Notice 02/10 - Exclusion of shed doors from shed designs - 39.3 KB

2008

Notice 09/08 - Inspections and building safety - 210.2 KB
Notice 06/08 - Bushfire protection area - 115.5 KB
Notice 05/08 - Fire safety requirements in caravan parks and residential parks (2007) - 97.0 KB

2007

Notice 08/07 - Fire safety in facilities under the Aged Care Act 1997 - 52.8 KB

2006

Notice 12/06 - Applying energy efficiency measures to existing class 2 and 9 buildings - 53.6 KB
Notice 07/06 - Building code compliance product alert - 39.1 KB

2005

Notice 11/05- Independent technical experts - 41.6 KB

2004

Notice 29/04 - Assessing compliance fire stopping for plumbing and ventilation services - 32.0 KB
Notice 27/04 - Complying development - 33.3 KB
Notice 18/04 - Closing of development application files - 36.9 KB
Notice 15/04 - Notification of a decision - 55.2 KB
Notice 14A/04 - Staged consent and approvals - 43.2 KB

2003

Notice 48/03 - Maintenance of street fire hydrants - 51.5 KB
Notice 33/03 - Essential safety provisions - 43.7 KB
Notice 29/03 - Consents, inspections and complaints - 43.4 KB
Notice 20/03 - Advice on inclusion of building rules in professional development plan - 30.6 KB
Notice 12/03 - Windows and glazed assemblies - 27.5 KB
Notice 05/03 - Alternative solutions - 48.5 KB

2002

Notice 32/02 - Assignments of classification and certificates of occupancy - 96.7 KB
Notice 16/02 - Certification of building indemnity insurance - 29.2 KB
Notice 08/02 - Easements of support for party walls - 24.4 KB

2000

Notice 11/00 - Microbial control in buildings - 48.7 KB
Notice 06/00 - Building Code of Australia 1996 vol 1 - 90.9 KB

Planning and legislation advisory notices

Planning and legislation advisory notices are issued to inform practitioners of proposed changes to South Australian planning and development legislation to assist interpretation and adoption by the industry.

Planning Advisory Notice 12a: Development application fees 2016/17 - 292.7 KB
Planning Advisory Notice 12b: Development application fees - distribution of fees 2016/17 - 374.7 KB
Legislation Advisory Notice 01/15 - Regulation update Development Variation Regulations 2015
- 152.0 KB

Legislation Advisory Notice 02/15 - Regulation update Port Adelaide Regional Centre Zone Variation Regulations 2015 - 165.3 KB
Legislation Advisory Notice 03/15 - Development (Miscellaneous) Variation Regulations 2015 - 242.8 KB
Legislation Advisory Notice 04/15 - Development (Renewal of Social Housing) Variation Regulations 2015 - 158.9 KB


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