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BUILDING ACT 2011 - NOTES

Notes

1 This is a compilation of the Building Act 2011 and includes the amendments made by the other written laws referred to in the following table. The table also contains information about any reprint.

Compilation table

Short title

Number and year

Assent

Commencement

Building Act 2011

24 of 2011

11 Jul 2011

s. 1 and 2: 11 Jul 2011 (see s. 2(a));
s. 3: 29 Aug 2011 (see s. 2(b) and Gazette 26 Aug 2011 p. 3476);
Act other than s. 1-3: 2 Apr 2012 (see s. 2(b) and Gazette 13 Mar 2012 p. 1033)

Building Amendment Act 2012

37 of 2012

5 Nov 2012

s. 1 and 2: 5 Nov 2012 (see s. 2(a));
Act other than s. 1, 2 and Pt. 3 and 4: 6 Nov 2012 (see s. 2(c));
Pt. 3 and 4: 19 Dec 2012 (see s. 2(b) and Gazette 18 Dec 2012 p. 6585)

Reprint 1: The Building Act 2011 as at 7 Jun 2013 (includes amendments listed above)

Local Government Legislation Amendment Act 2016 Pt. 3 Div. 2

26 of 2016

21 Sep 2016

21 Jan 2017 (see s. 2(b) and Gazette 20 Jan 2017 p. 648)

2 The provisions in this Act amending these Acts have been omitted under the Reprints Act 1984 s. 7(4)(e).

3 The provisions in this Act repealing the Building Regulations 1989 and the Local Government (Prohibition on Dealings in Land) Regulations 1973 have been omitted under the Reprints Act 1984 s. 7(4)(f).


Defined terms

[This is a list of terms defined and the provisions where they are defined. The list is not part of the law.]

Defined term Provision(s)
adult 3
adversely affect land 3
affected land 83
amending Act 204
applicable building standard 3
applicable certificate of design compliance 3
application 4(1), 13, 53
approved 3
authorised certifier 140(2)
authorised person 3
authority under a written law 3
boundary retaining wall 75
building 3, 56(4), 57(5)
building approval certificate 3
building approval certificate (former provisions) 180(1)
Building Commissioner 3
building licence 178(1)
building order 3, 110(1)
building order (emergency) 3
building permit 3
building record 131(1)
building regulation or local law 123(1)
building service contractor 3
building standard 3
building surveyor 3
building work 3
business day 75
CEO 127(8)
certificate 19(1)
certified application 13
classification 3
close wall 80(2A), 88(1)
commencement day 3, 176, 205(1), 206(1), 207(1), 209(1)
compliance purposes 94
Crown land 3
Crown lease 76(3)
declaration 39(1)
demolition licence 179(1)
demolition permit 3
demolition work 3
designating permit authority 95
direction 104(1)
dividing fence 75
encroachment permission 189(1)
entry warrant 94
event 92
existing building 92
former provisions 176
incidental structure 3
independent building surveyor 3, 4(2)
interested person 131(1)
land 3
local government employee 127(8)
managed reserve 76(3)
management body 76(3)
mining operations 72(1)
Minister for Lands 3
modification 53
non-compliance 118(1)
notice 83, 191(1), 192(1), 193(1), 194(1), 198(1), 199(1), 200(1), 201(1)
notifiable event 83
occupancy permit 3
occupier 40, 81(1), 94
OP application (transitional) 182A(1)
order 195(1)
other land 81(1)
outward facing side 88(1)
owner 3, 5(1), 76(2)
party wall 75
party wall building consent 183(1)
party wall work consent 184(1)
permit 31, 68
permit authority for a building 3
permit authority for an incidental structure 3
permit requirement provisions 68
person responsible 75
place 94
prescribed 3
protection structure 75
provisions of this Act 209(1)
public authority 208(1)
public body 125(2)
Registration Act 3
regulation 181(1)
relevant local government 7(3)
relevant permit authority 31
relevant record 94
responsible person 31
road 76(3)
specialist 3
specified 39(1), 83, 92, 112(1), 138(2)
substantial dividing fence 75
survey 3
technical certificate 3
temporary permit 41(1)
unauthorised work 51(1)
uncertified application 13
underpinning consent 185(1)
work 31, 51(1), 75
works land 75




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