Apr 17, 2017 7:58 pm
Are there any inspectors out there that can advise where I can find the relevant standards relating to building quality / tolerances for residential construction in New South Wales?
Particularly interested in tolerances for the following:
- squareness of internal walls (horizontally along its length and vertically)
- gaps between wall and skirting/architrave
- gaps between wall and melamine shelving
Re: Building Quality Standards / Tolerances2
Apr 18, 2017 7:19 am
This is a Victorian document but is probably a guide to minimum standards for other states.
http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/__data/assets ... s-2015.pdf
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Re: Building Quality Standards / Tolerances3
Apr 18, 2017 10:31 pm
NSW Fair Trading is apparently working on their own version of the standards and tolerances guide.
In the meantime as Bashworth notes the Victorian version is generally accepted as a suitable guide in NSW.
If you can't find specifics in the Vic version there are details of the tolerances you are looking for in the QLD QBCC version. It is available via QBCC website.
Remember these are only guides and individual circumstances should be taken into account on a case by case basis.
Hope this helps.
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