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  • Address: 225 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Tel: (02) 8014 7720

    Email: Admin@bcaustralia.net.au

    NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION CODE (NCC) 2016 COMPLIANCE REPORT

    FOR DA LODGEMENT

    5 ELVA STREET, STRATHFIELD NSW 2135 Class 3 Boarding House and Basement Carpark

    Prepared for: Bechara Chan and Associates Pty Ltd Project No.: 17/0558 Date: 27/11/2017 Status: Issue 1.0 (for DA lodgement) Report No.: 17/0558/R1.0/AJ

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    Table of Contents 1.0.  DOCUMENT HISTORY AND DRAWING SCHEDULE............................................... 3 

    1.1.  DOCUMENT HISTORY ..................................................................................................... 3  1.2.  DRAWING SCHEDULE .................................................................................................... 3 

    2.0.  INTRODUCTION ......................................................................................................... 4  2.1.  LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION ......................................................................................... 4  2.2.  REPORT PURPOSE ........................................................................................................ 4  2.3.  BASIS OF REPORT ......................................................................................................... 5  2.4.  REFERENCED DOCUMENTS ........................................................................................... 5  2.5.  LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS ...................................................................................... 5  2.6.  LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK ............................................................................................. 6  2.7.  TERMINOLOGY .............................................................................................................. 7 

    BUILDING DESCRIPTION – PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT ................................................ 9  2.8.  BUILDING CODE OF AUSTRALIA DESCRIPTION ................................................................ 9  2.9.  RISE IN STOREYS (RIS) (CLAUSE C1.2) ......................................................................... 9  2.10.  BUILDING CLASSIFICATIONS (CLAUSE A3.2) ........................................................... 10  2.11.  EFFECTIVE HEIGHT (CLAUSE A1.1) ....................................................................... 10  2.12.  TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION (TABLE C1.1) ................................................................. 10  2.13.  FLOOR AREA AND VOLUME LIMITATIONS (TABLE C2.2) ........................................... 11  2.14.  FIRE PROTECTION AND STRUCTURAL CAPACITY (CLAUSE 143) ................................ 11  2.15.  FIRE BRIGADE REFERRAL (CLAUSE 144) ................................................................ 11 

    3.0.  FIRE SAFETY SCHEDULES .................................................................................... 12  3.1.  PROPOSED FIRE SAFETY SCHEDULE ........................................................................... 12  3.2.  CERTIFICATION OF ESSENTIAL FIRE SAFETY MEASURES ............................................... 14 

    4.0.  CONCLUSION .......................................................................................................... 15  APPENDIX A – FIRE RESISTANCE LEVELS ..................................................................... 16  APPENDIX B: BCA REQUIREMENTS - CLAUSE BY CLAUSE ASSESSMENT ............... 17 

    4.1.  TABLE 4.1 – BCA 2016 CLAUSE BY CLAUSE ASSESSMENT ........................................... 18 

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    1.0. DOCUMENT HISTORY AND DRAWING SCHEDULE 1.1. Document History Date Issue Status Prepared by Reviewed by

    27.11.17 Issue 1.0 For DA lodgement Adam Johannesen Orlando Da Silva

    (BPB 0081)

    1.2. Drawing Schedule

    Drawing By Drawing No. Drawing Title Date Issue

    Bechara Chan and Associates Pty Ltd

    DA.01 Site and roof plan;

    Demolition plan.

    June 2017 A

    Bechara Chan and Associates Pty Ltd

    DA.02 Basement plan;

    Ground floor plan.

    June 2017 A

    Bechara Chan and Associates Pty Ltd

    DA.03 First floor plan;

    Second floor plan.

    June 2017 A

    Bechara Chan and Associates Pty Ltd

    DA.04 Driveway section June 2017 A

    Bechara Chan and Associates Pty Ltd

    DA.05 East; West; South; North elevations;

    Section AA and Section BB.

    June 2017 A

    Bechara Chan and Associates Pty Ltd

    DA.06 Section AA-1;

    Existing footprint;

    Proposed footprint.

    June 2017 A

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    2.0. INTRODUCTION 2.1. Location and Description

    The building the subject of this report is located at 5 Elva Street, Strathfield. Vehicular and principal pedestrian access is from Elva Street to the East. The proposed development is located on a corner lot with Ardittos Lane bounding the South of the building.

    The proposed development relates to the demolition of the existing structure on the lot and erection of a three storey Boarding House incorporating 1 level of basement car parking, 3 above ground boarding house levels containing bedrooms (sole occupancy units), including an internal and outdoor common area on ground floor, and associated landscaping.

    2.2. Report Purpose

    This report has been prepared by Building Certificates Australia Pty Ltd and provides a BCA compliance review of the proposed works (not including demolition) at 5 Elva Street, Strathfield. The assessment has been undertaken against the Deemed-to- Satisfy provisions of the National Construction Code, otherwise known as the Building Code of Australia (BCA) relating to Parts C, D, E and F only. The BCA edition in force when this report was prepared is 2016.

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    This review is provided in order to assist Council consider whether the proposal, as lodged, is indicatively capable of complying with the BCA and without significant modification to those plans for which approval is sought. This review does not include a detailed assessment against the ‘Adaptable Housing’ Code provisions (AS4299-1995).

    2.3. Basis of Report This report is based upon:

     A desktop review of the documentation submitted for assessment (refer to drawing schedule section 1.2); and

     The Deemed-to-Satisfy provisions of Parts C, D, E and F of the National

    Construction Code Series (volume 1) 2016.

    2.4. Referenced Documents The following documentation was relied upon when preparing this report:

     The performance and deemed-to-satisfy provisions of the National Construction

    Code 2016 (BCA) incorporating the NSW Appendices where applicable.

     Guide to the National Construction Code Volume 1.

     Disability (Access to Premises — Buildings) Standards 2010.

     Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979.

     Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulation 2000. 2.5. Limitations and Exclusions

    The limitations and exclusions of this report are as follows:  This report is based on a review of the referenced documents.

     No assessment has been undertaken with respect to the Disability Discrimination

    Act 1992 (DDA). Separate advice from an appropriately qualified access consultant should be obtained by the client to be satisfied that their obligations under the DDA have been addressed.

     Please note that whilst the BCA specifies a minimum standard of compliance with AS1428.1 and Part D3 of the BCA for access and facilities for people with disabilities, compliance with such requirements may not necessarily preclude the possibility of a future complaint made under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA). The DDA is a complaint based legislation and is presently not identified by the State Building Codes and Regulations. In this regard the client should be satisfied that their obligations under the DDA have been addressed.

     This Report does not address issues in relation to the following:

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    a) The structural adequacy of the building including the Fire Resistance Levels (FRL’s) of any existing building elements (unless specifically referred to).

    b) The design, maintenance or operation of any existing electrical, mechanical, hydraulic or fire protection services.

    c) Environmental Planning and Assessment Act and Regulations. d) Local Government Act and Regulations. e) Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations. f) WorkCover Authority requirements. g) Requirements of other Regulatory Authorities including, but not limited to,

    Telstra, Sydney Water, Electricity Supply Authority, RTA, Council and the like. h) Disability Discrimination Act. i) Construction Safety Act. j) Any previous conditions of Development Consent issued by the relevant Local

    Council. k) The ‘Adaptable Housing’ Code (AS4299-1995)

     Building Certificates Australia Pty Ltd cannot guarantee acceptance of this report by the Local Council, NSW Fire Brigades or other approval authorities.

     Without written permission from Building Certificates Australia Pty Ltd, no part of this document may be reproduced in any form or by any means. This report is based solely on client instructions, and therefore should not be used by any third party wi