Department of Justice
In Tasmania, the Building Act 2016
The National technical standards for design, construction and installation are contained in the National Construction Code which creates the:
All work must be undertaken to the National Standards and some permits.
The Building Regulations 2016 came into effect on 1 January 2017 and replace the Building Regulations 2014 and Plumbing Regulations 2014.
Advisory Notes are produced in relation to building or plumbing regulation. These Notes relate to changes to building and plumbing legislation, the National Construction Code and the Building and Plumbing Codes of Australia.
The following forms have been approved by the Director of Building Control as at 1 January 2016 and must be used to be compliant with the Building Regulations 2016:
The Plumbing Code of Australia is the standard for plumbing work and plumbing installations. For more information see Plumbing Standards.