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Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Current version for 13 September 2019 to date (accessed 22 September 2019 at 19:47)
Part 8 Division 2 Clause 146B
146B   Condition relating to fire safety systems in class 2–9 buildings
(1)  A construction certificate for building work involving the installation, extension or modification of any relevant fire safety system in a class 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 building, as defined in the Building Code of Australia, must be issued subject to the conditions required by this clause.
(2)  The condition required by this clause is that the building work involving the installation, modification or extension of the relevant fire safety system cannot commence unless—
(a)  plans have been submitted to the principal certifying authority that show—
(i)  in the case of building work involving the installation of the relevant fire safety system—the layout, extent and location of key components of the relevant fire safety system, or
(ii)  in the case of building work involving the modification or extension of the relevant fire safety system—the layout, extent and location of any new or modified components of the relevant fire safety system, and
(b)  specifications have been submitted to the principal certifying authority that—
(i)  describe the basis for design, installation and construction of the relevant fire safety system, and
(ii)  identify the provisions of the Building Code of Australia upon which the design of the system is based, and
(c)  those plans and specifications—
(i)  have been certified by a compliance certificate referred to in section 109C (1) (a) of the Act as complying with the relevant provisions of the Building Code of Australia, or
(ii)  unless they are subject to an exemption under clause 164B, have been endorsed by a competent fire safety practitioner as complying with the relevant provisions of the Building Code of Australia, and
(d)  if those plans and specifications were submitted before the construction certificate was issued—each of them was endorsed by the certifying authority with a statement that the certifying authority is satisfied that it correctly identifies both the performance requirements and the deemed-to-satisfy provisions of the Building Code of Australia, and
(e)  if those plans and specifications were not submitted before the construction certificate was issued—each of them was endorsed by the principal certifying authority with a statement that the principal certifying authority is satisfied that it correctly identifies both the performance requirements and the deemed-to-satisfy provisions of the Building Code of Australia.
(3)  In this clause—
relevant fire safety system means any of the following—
(a)  a hydraulic fire safety system within the meaning of clause 165,
(b)  a fire detection and alarm system,
(c)  a mechanical ducted smoke control system.