Building Assessment Provisions

The Building Assessment Provisions below are found in Section 30 of the Building Act 1975.

The Building Assessment Provisions are the list of provisions that building works is assessed against for compliance in Queensland.

Building Assessment Provisions

  • Integrated Development Assessment System (IDAS)
  • Chapter 3 and 4 of the Building Act 1975
  • The fire safety standard (section 217 of the Building Act 1975)
  • The Standard Building Regulation 2006 or other regulation made under the Building Act 1975;
  • The Building Code of Australia.
  • The Queensland Development Code (QDC). Subject to section 33 of the Building Act 1975
  • Any relevant local law, planning scheme provision or resolution made under section 32 or 33 of the Building Act 1975.

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