NCC Compliance

Wesbeam Tall Timber Building Systems elements are suitable for use in all Australian Building Classes and for Type A, B, and C construction.

 The 2019 NCC has some major revisions which will influence the list of compliances included. Below you will find the compliance changes in the NCC as of May 1st 2019. 

Check with the Wesbeam Tall Timber Building Systems design team member or your design professional for further advice.

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  • Current NCC Compliance includes the following for Tall Timber Building Systems:

    Class 1 (Single dwelling)

    • DTS solutions for all applications

     Class 2 (Multi-residential)

    •  DTS solutions for Type A, B and C construction in buildings up to 25m effective height utilising NCC Specification A1.1 Fire-Protected Timber where required
    •  Performance Solutions for Type A construction in buildings above 25m effective height

    Class 3 (Hotel or similar)

    • DTS solutions for Type A, B and C construction in buildings up to 25m effective height utilising NCC Specification A1.1 Fire-Protected Timber where required
    •  Performance Solutions for Type A construction in buildings above 25m effective height

    Class 5 (Office)

    • DTS solutions for Type A, B and C construction in buildings up to 25m effective height utilising NCC Specification A1.1 Fire-Protected Timber where required
    • Performance Solutions for Type A construction in buildings above 25m effective height

    Class 6 (Retail)

    • DTS solutions for Type C construction up to two storeys
    • Performance solution for Type A and B construction for three storeys and above

    Class 7 (Carpark or storage)

    • DTS solutions for Type C construction up to two storeys
    • Performance solution for Type A and B construction for three storeys and above

    Class 8 (Factory)

    • DTS solutions for Type C construction up to two storeys
    • Performance solution for Type A and B construction for three storeys and above

    Class 9 (Public building)

    • DTS solutions for Type C construction for single storey buildings
    • Performance solution for Type A and B construction for two storeys and above
  • As of the 1st of May 2019, a number of changes in the NCC will make a timber solution even more accessible for all building types. The list includes:  

    Class 1 (Single dwelling)

    • DTS solutions for all applications

     Class 2 (Multi-residential)

    •  DTS solutions for Type A, B and C construction in buildings up to 25m effective height utilising NCC Specification A1.1 Fire-Protected Timber where required
    • Performance Solutions for Type A construction in buildings above 25m effective height
    • Performance Solution if DTS provisions are to varied

    Class 3 (Hotel or similar)

    • DTS solutions for Type A, B and C construction in buildings up to 25m effective height utilising NCC Specification A1.1 Fire-Protected Timber where required
    • Performance Solutions for Type A construction in buildings above 25m effective height
    • Performance Solution if DTS provisions are to varied

    Class 5 (Office)

    • DTS solutions for Type A, B and C construction in buildings up to 25m effective height utilising NCC Specification A1.1 Fire-Protected Timber where required
    • Performance Solutions for Type A construction in buildings above 25m effective height
    • Performance Solution if DTS provisions are to varied

    Class 6 (Retail)

    •  DTS solutions for Type A, B and C construction in buildings up to 25m effective height utilising NCC Specification A1.1 Fire-Protected Timber where required
    • Performance Solutions for Type A construction in buildings above 25m effective height
    • Performance Solution if DTS provisions are to varied

    Class 7 (Carpark or storage)

    • DTS solutions for Type A, B and C construction in buildings up to 25m effective height utilising NCC Specification A1.1 Fire-Protected Timber where required
    • Performance Solutions for Type A construction in buildings above 25m effective height
    • Performance Solution if DTS provisions are to varied

    Class 8 (Factory)

    • DTS solutions for Type A, B and C construction in buildings up to 25m effective height utilising NCC Specification A1.1 Fire-Protected Timber where required
    • Performance Solutions for Type A construction in buildings above 25m effective height
    • Performance Solution if DTS provisions are to varied

    Class 9 (Public building)

    •  DTS solutions for Type A, B and C construction in buildings up to 25m effective height utilising NCC Specification A1.1 Fire-Protected Timber where required
    • Performance Solutions for Type A construction in buildings above 25m effective height
    • Performance Solution if DTS provisions are to varied

    For more information, visit https://www.abcb.gov.au/Resources/Publications/Education-Training/The-Key-Dates-for-NCC-2019