Victorian Building Act 1993

The Building Act 1993 governs building activity in Victoria. It sets out the legislative framework for the regulation of building construction, building standards and the maintenance of specific building safety features.

Victorian Building Act 1993The objectives of the Act are to protect the safety and health of people who use buildings and places of public entertainment and to enhance the amenity of buildings.

A copy of the Act can be downloaded from the Victorian Law Library.

The Unjustifiable Hardship provisions of the Premises Standards are adopted into the Act as Section 160B.

A Section 160B Application for Modification can be made to the Building Appeals Board at the Victorian Building Authority. Contact our office to discuss how this might be applicable to your project.