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Annual Fire Safety Statements Policy

Last published 03 Jul 2014

1. Policy statement

Land and Housing Corporation will respond in a consistent, accurate and timely manner to local government requests concerning Annual Fire Safety Statements (AFSS) for buildings in its portfolio that meet the legislated criteria.

2. Scope

This policy applies to the following types of properties owned by Land and Housing Corporation:

  • residential Class 1b, Class 2, Class 3 and Class 9 buildings
  • privately built purchased buildings with building approval or construction certificates which require continuing AFSS certification
  • purchased package projects with building approval or construction certificate
  • privately built purchased buildings which have been subject to council Fire Orders.

Class 1a buildings (cottages, townhouses and villas) and Crown developments are exempt.

3. Legislation and compliance

Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979).

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