GLOSSARY

GLOSSARY

Hendry provides clients this glossary of terms for each state and territory building control system covering aspects of building acts, building regulations and essential safety measures legislation

 
  • AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
  • NEW SOUTH WALES
  • NORTHEN TERRITORY
  • QUEENSLAND
  • SOUTH AUSTRALIA
  • TASMANIA
  • VICTORIA
  • WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Building Act 2004 and Building (General) Regulation 2008

The Building Act 2004 and Building (General) Regulations 2008 provide the objectives and operational framework for building construction and control in ACT.

The following lists terms used in the legislation, with a glossary / definition of each term as it relates to building construction and control.

EPAA and EPAR: Glossary of Definitions

The Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EPAA) and Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (EPAR) provide the objectives and operational framework for building construction and statutory control in New South Wales.

The following lists most definitions used in EPAA and EPAR, with a glossary/definition of each as it relates to building construction and statutory control.

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EPAA)

Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000

The following lists all the terms used in the legislation, with a glossary / definition of each term as it relates to building construction and control.

For these Regulations the erection of a building that has been removed and transported from another site or another location on the same site is taken to be the erection of a building. However, sub regulation (2) does not apply to the erection of an approved
Class 1a Building on approved rural land.A reference in these Regulations to a building as a building of a particular Class is a reference to a building of that Class as specified under the classification in Part A3.2 of the Building Code.In reckoning
time for these Regulations public holidays, Saturdays and Sundays are excluded.

The Building Regulation 2006 contains a dictionary of terms in Schedule 4 Dictionary.

The following lists all the terms used in the regulations.

Development Act 1993

The Development Act 1993 and Development Regulations 2008 provide the objectives and operational framework for building construction and control in South Australia.

The following lists the terms used in the legislation, with a glossary/ definitions of each term as it relates to building construction and control.

Building Act 2004 and Building (General) Regulation 2008

The Building Act 2000 Section 3 provide the objectives and operational framework for building.

In this Act unless the contrary intention appears:

The nature, purpose or use of a building is to be determined:

  • from its design
  • if it is suitable for different purposes or uses, according to its most natural purpose or use as inferred from its design, its situation and the declared intentions of the owner when an application is made

A reference to the class of a building is a reference to that class as set out in the Building Code of Australia.Building Regulations 2004 (S.R. 2004, NO. 43)

Building Act 1993 and Building Regulations 2006

The Building Act 1993 and Building Regulations 2006 provide the objectives and operational framework for building construction and control in Victoria.

The following lists all the terms used in the legislation, with a glossary / definition of each term as it relates to building construction and control.

Building Act 2011 and Building Regulations 2012

The Building Act 2011 and Building Regulations 2012 provide the objectives and operational framework for building construction and statutory building control in Western Australia.

The following lists terms used in the legislation, with a glossary/ definition of each term as it relates to building construction and statutory building control.

In these Regulations: