Who needs to register?

Owners of buildings which are:

  • a class 2 - 9;
  • of type A or B construction; and
  • built or have had the cladding altered after 1 January 1994 but before 1 October 2018

must register their buildings and complete the combustible cladding checklist.

Owners who are unsure of the class or type of construction of a building should read the Classification Summary of Buildings and Structures or seek professional advice.

Owners of houses or townhouses
Do not need to register.

Body corporate representatives or property managers
An authorised agent of an owner may need to register the building and complete the combustible cladding checklist.

Body corporates are considered to be owners of buildings that have 2 or more lots.

Owners who live interstate or overseas
Owners of buildings in Queensland who live interstate or overseas may be required to register and complete the combustible cladding checklist. An agent can be engaged to act on the owner’s behalf.

Key Dates

1 October 2018

The regulation comes into effect.

29 March 2019

Register buildings and complete the combustible cladding checklist (part 1).

29 May 2019*

Complete the building industry professional statement and complete the combustible cladding checklist (part 2).

27 August 2019*

Engage fire engineer and register their details on the combustible cladding checklist (part 3).

3 May 2021*

Complete the building fire safety risk assessment, fire engineer statement and the combustible cladding checklist (part 3).

* The majority of buildings will not have combustible cladding and will not require further assessment by a building industry professional and/or a fire engineer.