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 (1.7 mb)
10612/07/16 Addition of water management zone to land where relocated houses do not require full upgrade. Advisory note (729.5 kb)
10512/04/16 Fixing of horizontal run external wall cladding (1.8 mb)

104

30/10/15

 

Removal of Work Health Authority as Reporting Authority (1.1 mb)

103

30/09/15

 

Application of the NT Deemed to Comply Manual (2.0 mb)

102

17/09/15

 

Repeal of Highways Control Building Area (1.5 mb)

101

23/09/14

 

Section 40 Certificates Design and Construction (783.5 kb)

100

23/09/14

 

Relocation of existing houses to approved rural land (373.9 kb)

99

08/08/14

 

Stair Tread Requirements in Class 1 Building (748.0 kb)

98

02/01/14

 

Disability Access Decisions  (2.6 mb)

97

09/10/13

 

Application of Fire Separation Requirements  (709.7 kb)

96

11/07/13

 

Wet Area Policy and Fact Sheet  (225.1 kb)

95

29/05/13

 

Heated Water Services Delivery Temperature  (910.3 kb)

94

18/03/13

 

Glazing Certificate  (569.9 kb)

93

29/08/12

 

Covenants (1017.2 kb)

92

03/08/12

 

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

91

23/04/12

 

Section 40 Certificates - Design and Construction (674.7 kb)

Superseded by Building Note 101

90

02/11/11

 

Relocation of existing houses (6.5 mb)

Superseded by Building Note 100

89

11/10/11

 

NatHERS software accreditation update (770.8 kb)

88

08/09/11

 

Adoption of another NatHERS Rating Tool (788.7 kb)

87

21/04/11

 

National Construction Code Series Commencement 1 May 2011 (878.1 kb)

86

21/04/11

 

Disability Access to Premises Standards (3.4 mb) - Administrative Matters

85

15/04/11

 

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

84

15/04/11

 

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

83

08/04/11

 

Solar Voltaic Installations - Non Cyclonic Regions (50.2 kb)

Attachment Building Advisory Committee Policy BAC2011/001 (459.3 kb)

82

31/01/11

 

National Construction Code Information Seminars (1.3 mb)

81

21/12/10

 

Solar Photovoltaic Installations (1019.0 kb)

80

17/12/10

 

Section 40 Certificates -Structural Design & Construction (3.5 mb)

79

25/8/10

 

Corporations (582.3 kb)

78

25/8/10

 

Certificates of Exemption (968.2 kb)

77

25/8/10

 

Building Legislation Amendment Act 2010 (1007.4 kb)

76

10/08/10

 

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

75

04/08/10

 

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

74

26/07/10

 

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

73

03/08/10

 

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

72

08/06/10

 

Premises Standards - Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards 2010 (338.3 kb)

71

04/06/10

 

BCA 2011 Public Comments Draft (186.8 kb)

70

25/05/10

 

Section 40 Certificate Roof Screws and Washers (292.1 kb)

69

05/05/10

 

Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards 2010 (299.5 kb)

68

05/05/10

 

BCA Energy Efficiency Provisions (476.7 kb)

67

15/04/10

 

Builder's Declaration (342.2 kb)

66

13/02/09

 

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

65

08/01/09

 

Draft Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards (110.9 kb)

64

28/11/07

 

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

63

28/11/07

 

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

62

28/11/07

 

Installation of Overflow Relief Gullies (ORGs) (75.7 kb)

61

12/11/07

 

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

60

07/02/07

 

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

59

31/01/07

 

Amendments to BCA (BCA 2007) (220.8 kb)

58

31/01/07

 

Permit Documentation Required to be Submitted to Director (161.0 kb)

57

31/01/07

 

Building Permit Drawings (107.1 kb)

56

20/06/06

 

Solar Hot Water Heaters Installation Policy (131.9 kb)

55

15/05/06

 

Amendments to BCA2006 (120.8 kb)

54

29/06/05

 

Building Advisory Committee Building Policies (57.5 kb)

53

31/05/05

 

Withdrawn 3/2/2010

52

25/05/05

 

Adoption of BCA 2005 (258.4 kb)

51

04/05/05

30/09/08

Plumbing product certification and compliance (81.7 kb)

50

21/09/04

 

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

49

28/04/04

 

Adoption of BCA 2004 (180.7 kb)

48

02/03/04

 

Signature on Permit Documentation (265.7 kb)

47

16/10/03

 

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

46

16/10/03

 

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

45

16/10/03

 

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

44

04/03/03

 

Bayview Estate - Possible Aggressive Soils (93.6 kb)

43

13/02/03

 

Access to Building Records (86.7 kb)

42

23/12/02

 

BCA Energy Efficiency Plumbing Measures (115.9 kb)

41

23/12/02

 

BCA Energy Efficiency Provisions (128.6 kb)

40

14/11/02

 

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

39

12/06/01

 

Shower & Basin Wastes (52.0 kb)

38

12/12/00

 

New Designated Flood Levels in Alice Springs (35.7 kb)

37

07/12/00

 

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

36

02/11/00

 

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

35

04/09/00

 

Plumbing & Drainage Status Report (94.6 kb)

Attachment: Plumbing & Drainage Status Report form (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 (105.2 kb)

33

24/08/00

 

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

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

32

11/08/00

 

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

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

31

08/06/00

 

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

30

16/11/99

 

Glazing & Window Standards (132.7 kb)- Glazing & Window Standards (585.1 kb)

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

29

28/10/99

 

Signatures on Permit Documentation (124.0 kb)

28

01/07/99

 

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

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

27

14/05/99

 

New Designated Flood Levels - Katherine (115.3 kb)

26

12/11/98

 

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

The Northern Territory Government Gazette No. G44 (114.9 kb)

25

07/04/98

 

Performance Approval Documentation to be provided to Director (122.0 kb)

24

07/03/98

 

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

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

23

03/02/98

 

Satellite Dishes (119.0 kb)

22

03/02/98

 

Brick Veneer Design and Construction (131.6 kb)

21

09/01/98

 

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

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

20

07/01/98

 

Introduction of Building Code of Australia 96 (68.6 kb)

19

12/05/97

 

Protection of Buildings From Termite Attack (105.3 kb)

18

08/01/97

 

Reports for Unit Titling (102.3 kb)

17

20/11/96

 

Introduction of New Shade Structure Policy (98.2 kb)

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

16

12/11/96

 

Declaration of a Building Area (123.3 kb)

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

15

20/11/95

 

Fire Resistance Levels (83.6 kb)

14

25/10/95

 

Future Proposals Affecting Building Work (77.1 kb)

Attachment: Public Enquiry (35.5 kb)

13

25/09/95

 

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

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

12

07/03/95

 

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

11

28/02/95

 

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

10

28/10/94

 

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

9

22/08/94

 

Building Regulations Part 9 - Siting Requirements (56.5 kb)

8

22/08/94

 

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

7

22/08/94

 

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

Attachment: Flood Levels in Cullen Bay (47.4 kb)

6

22/08/94

 

Lattice Works - Permit to Build (78.6 kb)

5

22/08/94

 

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

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

4

22/08/94

 

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

3

03/12/93

 

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

2

02/12/93

 

Withdrawn 3/2/2010

1

30/10/93

 

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

Last updated: 18 April 2019

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