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Building Standards and Environmental Health

Building standards are generally governed by the current Building Code of Australia, the National Construction Code and any current relevant Australian Standards.  Information about the BCA can be found at the Australian Building Code Board and Australian Standards can be found at Standards Australia.  Information on key Environmental Health topics can be found below as well as some common Building Standard information.

 

Swimming pools
Swimming Pools
Swimming Pool Building Standards, NSW Swimming Pool Register
Fire Safety
Fire Safety
Fire Safety Certificates, Fire Safety Statements, Fire Safety Upgrade Orders
Asbestos
Asbestos
Background, Requirements for Removal, Reporting Issues, Links to further information
Noise
Noise
Neighbourhood noise, dealing with noise, general noise restrictions
Pollution building thumb
Pollution on Building Sites
Information about how to manage building site pollution including sediment controls.
Skin penetration
Skin Penetration Premises
Regulations for Skin Penetration industries
Food safety
Food Safety
Food Safety information, legislation, enforcement, complaints, seminars.
Market stalls
Market Stalls
Market Stall Applications, Fees, Policy, Weekly Markets
Smoking Chimney
Wood Smoke
Tips on how to improve the way we use our wood heaters to reduce harmful smoke.
Sources of lead dust
Lead
Information about Lead.