Victorian Building Regulations 2018

The Building Regulations 2018 replaced the Building Interim Regulations 2017 and came into effect on 02 June 2018.

The Regulations have many objectives, including prescribing standards for construction, safety for public events, maintenance of fire safety, qualifications of practitioners and mirrors content from the Premises Standards in Regulation 236.

Regulation 236adopts some requirements from the Premises Standards at State level, including:

  • The ‘new part’ and ‘affected part’;
  • Available concessions for existing accessible toilets and lifts; and
  • Lessee concessions in multi-tenanted buildings.

A copy of the Regulations can be downloaded from the Victorian State Government.