Building Notes

Building Notes are published by the Director of Building Control.

Building Notes give information about the commencement and application of building-related regulations, help to interpret legislation, and address specific aspects of legislation and policy.

Building note number

Date signed

Date re-issued

Building note subject

10725/09/17 National Construction Code changes to termite management systems PDF (1.7 MB)
10612/07/16 Addition of water management zone to land where relocated houses do not require full upgrade. Advisory note PDF (729.5 KB)
10512/04/16 Fixing of horizontal run external wall cladding PDF (1.8 MB)

104

30/10/15

 

Removal of Work Health Authority as Reporting Authority PDF (1.1 MB)

103

30/09/15

 

Application of the NT Deemed to Comply Manual PDF (2.0 MB)

102

17/09/15

 

Repeal of Highways Control Building Area PDF (1.5 MB)

101

23/09/14

 

Section 40 Certificates Design and Construction PDF (783.5 KB)

100

23/09/14

 

Relocation of existing houses to approved rural land PDF (373.9 KB)

99

08/08/14

 

Stair Tread Requirements in Class 1 Building PDF (748.0 KB)

98

02/01/14

 

Disability Access Decisions  PDF (2.6 MB)

97

09/10/13

 

Application of Fire Separation Requirements  PDF (709.7 KB)

96

11/07/13

 

Wet Area Policy and Fact Sheet  PDF (225.1 KB)

95

29/05/13

 

Heated Water Services Delivery Temperature  PDF (910.3 KB)

94

18/03/13

 

Glazing Certificate  PDF (569.9 KB)

93

29/08/12

 

Covenants PDF (1017.2 KB)

92

03/08/12

 

Adoption of the Plumbing Code of Australia PDF (122.8 KB) - Volume 3 of the NCC

91

23/04/12

 

Section 40 Certificates - Design and Construction PDF (674.7 KB)

Superseded by Building Note 101

90

02/11/11

 

Relocation of existing houses PDF (6.5 MB)

Superseded by Building Note 100

89

11/10/11

 

NatHERS software accreditation update PDF (770.8 KB)

88

08/09/11

 

Adoption of another NatHERS Rating Tool PDF (788.7 KB)

87

21/04/11

 

National Construction Code Series Commencement 1 May 2011 PDF (878.1 KB)

86

21/04/11

 

Disability Access to Premises Standards PDF (3.4 MB) - Administrative Matters

85

15/04/11

 

Disability Access to Premises Standards PDF (774.2 KB) - Australian Human Rights Commission Guideline

84

15/04/11

 

Disability Access to Premises Standards PDF (983.5 KB) - Section 51 of the Building Act

83

08/04/11

 

Solar Voltaic Installations - Non Cyclonic Regions PDF (50.2 KB)

Attachment Building Advisory Committee Policy BAC2011/001 PDF (459.3 KB)

82

31/01/11

 

National Construction Code Information Seminars PDF (1.3 MB)

81

21/12/10

 

Solar Photovoltaic Installations PDF (1019.0 KB)

80

17/12/10

 

Section 40 Certificates -Structural Design & Construction PDF (3.5 MB)

79

25/8/10

 

Corporations PDF (582.3 KB)

78

25/8/10

 

Certificates of Exemption PDF (968.2 KB)

77

25/8/10

 

Building Legislation Amendment Act 2010 PDF (1007.4 KB)

76

10/08/10

 

Cyclone Testing Station Presentation: Keeping it Together in a Cyclone PDF (283.4 KB)

75

04/08/10

 

Premises Standards: Important Changes in Building Requirements affecting Building Professionals, Certifiers, Developers and Building Managers. PDF (282.0 KB)

74

26/07/10

 

New National Construction Code Plumbing Provisions Available for Public Comment PDF (459.6 KB)

73

03/08/10

 

Impact of Climate Change on Design Wind Speeds in Cyclonic Regions PDF (286.3 KB)

72

08/06/10

 

Premises Standards - Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards 2010 PDF (338.3 KB)

71

04/06/10

 

BCA 2011 Public Comments Draft PDF (186.8 KB)

70

25/05/10

 

Section 40 Certificate Roof Screws and Washers PDF (292.1 KB)

69

05/05/10

 

Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards 2010 PDF (299.5 KB)

68

05/05/10

 

BCA Energy Efficiency Provisions PDF (476.7 KB)

67

15/04/10

 

Builder's Declaration PDF (342.2 KB)

66

13/02/09

 

Notification of recent changes to Building Appeals Board Policy No. BAB 004 PDF (244.0 KB)

65

08/01/09

 

Draft Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards PDF (110.9 KB)

64

28/11/07

 

Cold Water Isolation Valves Concession for Replacement Roof Mounted Solar Hot Water Heaters PDF (78.2 KB)

63

28/11/07

 

Installation of Solar Hot Water Heaters on Multinail Truss Systems PDF (242.2 KB)

62

28/11/07

 

Installation of Overflow Relief Gullies (ORGs) PDF (75.7 KB)

61

12/11/07

 

Notification of Recent Changes to Building Advisory Committee Policy No. 2005/1 PDF (505.5 KB)

60

07/02/07

 

Transitional Regulations Related to Building Regulation 15A (Inspections) PDF (167.5 KB)

59

31/01/07

 

Amendments to BCA (BCA 2007) PDF (220.8 KB)

58

31/01/07

 

Permit Documentation Required to be Submitted to Director PDF (161.0 KB)

57

31/01/07

 

Building Permit Drawings PDF (107.1 KB)

56

20/06/06

 

Solar Hot Water Heaters Installation Policy PDF (131.9 KB)

55

15/05/06

 

Amendments to BCA2006 PDF (120.8 KB)

54

29/06/05

 

Building Advisory Committee Building Policies PDF (57.5 KB)

53

31/05/05

 

Withdrawn 3/2/2010

52

25/05/05

 

Adoption of BCA 2005 PDF (258.4 KB)

51

04/05/05

30/09/08

Plumbing product certification and compliance PDF (81.7 KB)

50

21/09/04

 

Extended Shading Projections to Glazing for NT Climate Zones PDF (85.3 KB)

49

28/04/04

 

Adoption of BCA 2004 PDF (180.7 KB)

48

02/03/04

 

Signature on Permit Documentation PDF (265.7 KB)

47

16/10/03

 

Minor Roof Attachments to Class 1, 2 or 10 buildings (Skylights) PDF (126.0 KB)

46

16/10/03

 

Minor Roof Attachments to Class 1, 2 or 10 buildings (Roof Ventilators) PDF (124.8 KB)

45

16/10/03

 

Minor Structures/Roof Attachments to Class 1, 2 or 10 buildings - (Satellite Dishes) PDF (125.9 KB)

44

04/03/03

 

Bayview Estate - Possible Aggressive Soils PDF (93.6 KB)

43

13/02/03

 

Access to Building Records PDF (86.7 KB)

42

23/12/02

 

BCA Energy Efficiency Plumbing Measures PDF (115.9 KB)

41

23/12/02

 

BCA Energy Efficiency Provisions PDF (128.6 KB)

40

14/11/02

 

Advice on the Use of Loading Standards - BCA Amendment No.12 PDF (129.5 KB)

39

12/06/01

 

Shower & Basin Wastes PDF (52.0 KB)

38

12/12/00

 

New Designated Flood Levels in Alice Springs PDF (35.7 KB)

37

07/12/00

 

Intended Mandatory Requirement for Windows to Comply With AS2047 Windows in Buildings PDF (37.1 KB)

36

02/11/00

 

Policy for Minor Roof Attachments for Class 1 Buildings in Cyclonic Areas PDF (59.0 KB)

35

04/09/00

 

Plumbing & Drainage Status Report PDF (94.6 KB)

Attachment: Plumbing & Drainage Status Report form PDF (68.2 KB)

34

13/10/00

 

Self Certifying Plumber & Drainers Responsibility for the Disconnection or Alterations of Property Drains Connected to PAWA's Main PDF (105.2 KB)

33

24/08/00

 

Declaration of a Building Area - Lake Bennett Locality PDF (99.3 KB)

Attachment: Revocation of Declaration and Declaration of Application of Parts 4 to 13 to Lake Bennett Locality  PDF (117.4 KB)

32

11/08/00

 

Revised Designated Flood Levels for Katherine - Old B/N 27 PDF (121.5 KB)

Attachment: Completion of Katherine Flood Study - 19 July 2000 PDF (84.0 KB)

31

08/06/00

 

Update On Bldg Note 30 - Referencing of AS2047 Windows & AS1288 Glazing & Windows PDF (131.7 KB)

30

16/11/99

 

Glazing & Window Standards PDF (132.7 KB)- Glazing & Window Standards PDF (585.1 KB)

Attachment: Proprietary Item - Windows and Doors Manufactures Certification PDF (69.4 KB)

29

28/10/99

 

Signatures on Permit Documentation PDF (124.0 KB)

28

01/07/99

 

AS2047 Building Window & Door Certification-1 PDF (127.5 KB)-AS2047 Building Window & Door Certification-2 PDF (53.2 KB)

Attachment: Proprietary Item - Windows and Doors Manufactures Certification PDF (37.1 KB)

27

14/05/99

 

New Designated Flood Levels - Katherine PDF (115.3 KB)

26

12/11/98

 

Amendments to Building Regulations On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems PDF (122.1 KB)

The Northern Territory Government Gazette No. G44 PDF (114.9 KB)

25

07/04/98

 

Performance Approval Documentation to be provided to Director PDF (122.0 KB)

24

07/03/98

 

Declaration of Interim Control Order Nos. 4 & 5 PDF (117.7 KB)

Attachment: Interim Development Control Order No. 4 PDF (62.0 KB)
Attachment: Schedule 1 PDF (542.7 KB)
Attachment: Interim Development Control Order No. 5 PDF (53.6 KB)
Attachment: Schedule 1 PDF (245.5 KB)

23

03/02/98

 

Satellite Dishes PDF (119.0 KB)

22

03/02/98

 

Brick Veneer Design and Construction PDF (131.6 KB)

21

09/01/98

 

Declaration of Interim Development Control Order No. 3-crab Claw Island Locality PDF (107.8 KB)

Attachment: Interim Development Control Order PDF (51.9 KB)
Attachment: Interim Development Control Order No. 3 PDF (69.1 KB)
Attachment: Schedule 1 PDF (700.9 KB)

20

07/01/98

 

Introduction of Building Code of Australia 96 PDF (68.6 KB)

19

12/05/97

 

Protection of Buildings From Termite Attack PDF (105.3 KB)

18

08/01/97

 

Reports for Unit Titling PDF (102.3 KB)

17

20/11/96

 

Introduction of New Shade Structure Policy PDF (98.2 KB)

Attachment: BAC Policy 2005/1 PDF (211.1 KB) - Shade Structure Concessions

16

12/11/96

 

Declaration of a Building Area PDF (123.3 KB)

Attachment: Interim Development Control Order-1 PDF (298.6 KB)
Attachment: Interim Development Control Order-2 PDF (265.1 KB)

15

20/11/95

 

Fire Resistance Levels PDF (83.6 KB)

14

25/10/95

 

Future Proposals Affecting Building Work PDF (77.1 KB)

Attachment: Public Enquiry PDF (35.5 KB)

13

25/09/95

 

Standard format for Glazing Certification - superseded 1/7/99 Refer to Bldg Note 28 PDF (60.6 KB)

Attachment: Proprietary Item - Window and Manufacturer's Certification Design PDF (137.1 KB)
Attachment: Proprietary Item - Window and Manufacturer Certification Design PDF (20.8 KB)
Attachment: Door & Window Design Pressure (KPA) PDF (1018.0 KB)

12

07/03/95

 

Amendment to AS3500.4 - Hot Water Supply Systems PDF (89.0 KB)

11

28/02/95

 

AS2419.1 - Measurement of Hose Reach From External Hydrant PDF (78.7 KB)

10

28/10/94

 

AS2057 installation of Horizontal Chemical Soil Barriers (Part B) PDF (84.4 KB)

9

22/08/94

 

Building Regulations Part 9 - Siting Requirements PDF (56.5 KB)

8

22/08/94

 

AS1288 - Reglazing of Existing Windows Openings - Deleted 1/7/99 Refer to Bldg Note 28 PDF (89.0 KB)

7

22/08/94

 

Building Regulations 1993 - Part 10 Areas Subject to Flooding - Cullen Bay PDF (68.9 KB)

Attachment: Flood Levels in Cullen Bay PDF (47.4 KB)

6

22/08/94

 

Lattice Works - Permit to Build PDF (78.6 KB)

5

22/08/94

 

Introduction Dates Impacting on the Process of Building Control from 28/7/1983 to 2/5/1994  PDF (68.2 KB)

Attachment 1: Introduction Dates Impacting on Building Control PDF (55.1 KB)
Attachment 2: Introduction Dates PDF (42.6 KB)

4

22/08/94

 

Mandatory Insurance for Domestic Building Works - Home Building Certification Fund PDF (249.2 KB)

3

03/12/93

 

Building Code of Australia - Part E1.2 Fire Mains & Water Supply Services PDF (123.8 KB)

2

02/12/93

 

Withdrawn 3/2/2010

1

30/10/93

 

Building Appeals Boards Procedures - Building Certifiers/Reporting Authorities PDF (89.3 KB)

Last updated: 18 April 2019

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