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Advisory Notes

Building Commission Advisory Notes are published to provide technical and regulatory information for the building industry of Western Australia. 

As well as being available for download, published Advisory Notes are distributed via email to local governments and industry stakeholders.  Subscribe to Advisory Notes.

Advisory Notes replace Building Notes which were previously produced by the Department of Housing and Works.   

 

2013

AN024 - Alterations and Additions - Extension of Transition Period for Energy Efficiency Requirements (86 KB)

2012

AN023 - Energy Efficiency Compliance - Alternative Solutions
AN022 - Energy Efficiency Compliance DTS
AN021 - Building Regulations 2012 – Energy Efficiency (113 KB)
AN020 - Artificial Lighting – NCC Vol 2, 3.12.5.5 (130 KB)

2011

AN019 - House Energy Rating Software Versions from 2012 (120 KB)
AN018
- Imported Structural Plywood Products (128 KB)
AN017 - Smoke alarm regulations for existing dwellings (39 KB)
AN016 - BCA 2011 - Disability Access Provisions and the Premises Standards (144 KB)
AN015 - BCA 2011 Corrigendum - Heating of Spa Pools (120 KB)
AN014 - Building Amendment Regulations 2011 - Amendments for Energy Efficiency (191 KB) 
AN013 - Energy Efficiency Requirements in Western Australia from 1 May 2011 (136 KB)
AN012 - Changes to FESA's Assessment of Building Plans (38 KB) 

2010

AN011 - Interpretation of Part 3.8.1 of BCA Volume 2 (135 KB)
AN010 - Quality of Insulation Products (84 KB)
AN009 - Part 10a - Building Regulations 1989 - Battery Powered Smoke Alarms (69 KB)
AN008 - BCA 2010 - Energy Efficiency Changes in WA (52 KB) 

2009

AN007 - Local Government Approval of Battery Powered Smoke Alarms (56 KB)
AN006 - Submission of Plans to FESA for Assessment (49 KB)
AN005 - Updated BCA Vol 2 Energy Efficiency and Water Verification Sheets (41 KB)
AN004 - Supplementary Information to EHB AN002 (108 KB)
AN003- Smoke Alarms in Existing Houses (426 KB)
AN002 - Use of Resistant Timber in Areas where EHB has been found (121 KB)
AN001 - Inspection of Swimming Pools in Developments of fewer than 30 Dwellings (97 KB)