The  National Construction Code 2019 Amendment 1 came into effect on 1 July 2020.

Changes include:

  • A new provision regarding egress from early childhood centres.
  • Clarification that anti-ponding board requirements only apply to roofs were sarking is installed
  • Clarification of the existing timber framing concessions for low-rise Class 2 and 3 buildings.
  • An update to the Governing Requirements to require labelling of  Aluminium Composite Panels (ACPs) in accordance with SA Technical Specification 5344.
  • A provision requiring processes to be followed with regard to the improvement of quality and documentation of performance solutions will come into effect on 1 July 2021.

You can view or download NCC 2019 Amendment 1 from the NCC Suite.