Building & Construction

Building & Construction

National Construction Code (NCC)

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Essential Fire Safety Measures

Essential fire safety measures are any installations or type of construction that have been incorporated into the building to ensure the safety of the occupants within the building in the event of fire or other emergency.

Building in bushfire prone areas

Applicants / builders/ owners are required to nominate how they are going to comply with the requirements of the Building Code of Australia in regard to AS3959 – 2009 Construction of buildings in bushfire prone areas.


The Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017 – 2021 guides Council’s planning and actions to promote accessibility in our community.

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