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Volume Two of the Building Code of Australia with South Australian variations is now the only regulatory document for house construction in the state. As of 1 May 2012 the South Australian Housing Code is longer an acceptable construction manual. However, it continues to apply to applications lodged for building rules consent prior to 1 May 2012.The guideline and mandatory maps in the SA Housing Code (design wind speed maps, an earthquake hazard map, corrosion environment maps, climate zone maps) can still be used in applying the provisions of the Building Code of Australia. These items are available separately from maps to assist with technical building issues:
Minister's Specifications relate to specific building issues that require attention in South Australia and are prepared to assist the building industry. They are referenced in the Development Regulations 2008 or in the South Australian variations to the Building Code of Australia. Minister's Specifications in effect on 1 March 2013: SA 22.214.171.124 (a) Heating and cooling loads for elevated buildings with a lightweight framed flooring system and transportable buildings (PDF 25KB)SA 76 Maintenance and testing of safety installations (PDF 546KB) SA 76A Fire safety requirements in caravan parks and residential parks (PDF 1.2MB) SA 76C Protection of buildings exposed to brush fences (PDF 797KB) SA 76D Swimming pool safety (PDF 208KB) SA 78 Additional requirements in designated bushfire prone areas (PDF 27KB) SA 78A Housing on designated Aboriginal lands (PDF 710KB) SA 78AA Onsite retention of stormwater (PDF 230KB) SA 78B Construction requirements for the control of external sound (PDF 447KB)SA 83 Staged occupancy of multistorey buildings (PDF 39KB) SA F1.7 Waterproofing wet areas additional requirements (PDF 84KB)SA H2.2 Construction of bulk grain storage facilities (PDF 163KB) SA H3.2 Concessions and additional requirements for farm buildings (PDF 50KB)
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