Draft Building Regulations 2016

The Government is seeking your feedback on the Draft Building Regulations 2016.

These draft regulations are made under the Building Act 2016 which will start on 1 January 2017.  These regulations include the Plumbing Regulations in the one document.

Who is affected?

  1. Anyone who performs, carries out or certifies building, demolition or plumbing work including:
    • All accredited building practitioners (builders, designers, building surveyors etc)
    • Council and Permit Authorities
    • Owner builders
    • Plumbing practitioners
  2. Owners
  3. Reporting Authorities

What does this new regulation cover?

  • Performance of Building, or Demolition Work
  • Performance of Plumbing Work including installation on onsite wastewater management systems
  • Work in Hazardous Areas (including landslip and bushfire prone areas)
  • Occupancy and Temporary Occupancy of Buildings
  • Maintenance of Essential Building Services (including residential owner’s obligations to maintain any High Risk Plumbing installations)
  • Offences

Download the Draft Building Regulations 2016

Other documents relating to the regulations

Download the following:

Comment period

Please send your comments to the Department of Justice by close of business on Thursday 10 November 2016.

Email

cbosinfo@justice.tas.gov.au

Please include Building regulations in the subject line.

Mail

Department of Justice
Consumer, Building and Occupational Services
PO Box 56
ROSNY PARK TAS 7018