State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008
Current version for 17 April 2020 to date (accessed 26 May 2020 at 23:42)
2.54   Development standards
The standards specified for that development are that the development must—
(a)  not comprise the making of, or an alteration to the size of, any opening in a wall or roof, such as a doorway, window or skylight, and
(b)  not reduce the existing fire resistance level of a wall or roof, and
(c)  if located on bush fire prone land—
(i)  be adequately sealed or protected to prevent the entry of embers, and
(ii)  use equivalent or improved quality materials, and
(d)  not affect any existing fire resisting components of the building, and
(d1)  if the development involves cladding or is attaching fittings or decorative work—
(i)  not be carried out on any building other than a 1 or 2 storey dwelling house, attached development or detached development, and
(ii)  not involve the use of external combustible cladding, and
(e)  not affect the means of egress from the building in an emergency, and
(f)  if it is the installation of a security screen or grill to a door or window or a security door—
(i)  be for the purposes of a dwelling, or
(ii)  be for any other purpose so long as—
(A)  the screen or grill is installed for a door or window that is situated at least 5m from the boundary of any road, or
(B)  the security door is installed at least 5m from the boundary of any road, and
(g)  not be under an awning, unless the awning complies with the requirements set out in BP1.1 and BP1.2 of Volume 1 of the Building Code of Australia.
 See separate entry for skylights.