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Queensland Development Code
The Queensland Development Code brings Queensland's building codes into 1 location.
Read more about the individual codes below, or find out more about the background of the Queensland Development Code.
On this page:
|Part number||Part name||Publication date||Superseded documents|
|NMP 1.1||Driveways (previously part 6) (PDF, 57KB)||1 January 2008|
|NMP 1.2||[Superseded] Energy efficient housing - Superseded by National Code - 23 August 2002 (previously Part 13) (PDF, 38KB)|
|NMP 1.3||Entertainment precincts (previously part 30) (PDF, 41KB)||1 January 2008|
|NMP 1.4||[Superseded] Excavation and piling near sewers, stormwater drains and water mains - 1 January 2008 (previously part 5) (PDF, 64KB)|
|1.5||[Superseded] Floor heights - 1 January 2008 (PDF, 24KB)|
|NMP 1.6||Removal houses and structures (previously part 17) (PDF, 66KB)||1 January 2008|
|NMP 1.7||Retaining walls and excavation and filling (previously part 10) (PDF, 58KB)||1 January 2008|
|NMP 1.8||Stormwater drainage (previously part 9) (PDF, 33KB)||1 January 2008|
|NMP 1.9||Swimming pool and spa equipment (previously part 18) (PDF, 123KB)||1 January 2008|
|NMP 1.10||Accessible adult change facilities (PDF, 867KB)||2 October 2020|
|Part number||Part name||Proposed implementation date||Summary of changes||Sections edited||Additional edits made 17 September 2020|
|MP 4.1||Sustainable buildings (PDF, 475KB)||1 March 2021|
The pending Queensland Development Code MP 4.1–Sustainable buildings (QDC 4.1) has been updated to include separate cooling and heating load limits as part of the energy efficiency (star rating) of new residential dwellings.
The load limits are intended to apply as an additional requirement with the energy efficiency (star rating) of new houses (class 1) and sole-occupancy units in a multi-unit residential building (class 2) when software is used to determine the energy efficiency of the dwelling’s building shell (roof, walls, windows and floors).
The updated draft QDC 4.1 contains all the potential star ratings possible in Queensland for regulatory purposes and their associated load limits.
- Last reviewed: 6 Aug 2020
- Last updated: 8 Dec 2020