National Construction Code Series

The National Construction Code (NCC)

The NCC has been developed to incorporate all on-site construction requirements into a single performance-based code.  This provides flexibility through the use of the Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions or the development of Alternative Solutions based on existing or new and innovative building, plumbing and drainage products, systems and designs.

The NCC Comprises:

NCC Volume One - Containing the requirements for multi-residential, commercial, industrial and public buildings.

NCC Volume Two - Containing the requirements for residential buildings.

NCC Volume Three - Containing the plumbing and drainage requirements for all classes of buildings.

The NCC Volumes One, Two and Three contain Verification Methods, Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions and Referenced Documents to assist practitioners in demonstrating compliance with the relevant Performance Requirements.

Performance Requirements extracted from the NCC 2015

This document is a consolidation of the NCC Performance Requirements for all classes of buildings. The extract reflects the only legal requirements (ie- the Performance Requirements) of the NCC.

Guide to BCA Volume One of the NCC

The Guide to Volume One of the NCC is designed to be used in conjunction with, and provide commentary on Volume One. The non-mandatory Guide to Volume One is produced each year in conjunction with the NCC. For Volumes Two and Three, clearly identified non-mandatory explanatory information boxes are included within the text to assist users.

Access to the NCC Volumes, Performance Extract and Guide is freely available in both online and digital download formats here.

Copyright permission is granted to individuals seeking to print their own copy of the NCC Volumes from the ABCB's NCC online service and digital download files for their own individual use.

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Updated: 07 May 2015