National Construction Code

Corrections contained in NCC 2019 Amendment 1

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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.


Provision Correction
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 Corrected cross reference
Two Clause Corrected cross reference
Two Table 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 Corrected cross reference
Two Table Corrected overflow volume value
Two Clause Corrected typographical error
Two Figure Various corrections regarding means of protecting a Class 1 building from spread of fire
Two Figure 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


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