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  BU557 Timber-framed garages

BU557.jpgThis bulletin is a design guide for one-off stand-alone timber-framed garages constructed on a concrete slab on good ground, built to NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings and not intended for use as a habitable space.

The design of proprietary garages is outside the scope of this bulletin, but a number of its recommendations may be applied to their design.

The bulletin covers:

  • New Zealand Building Code requirements
  • general requirements, including consents, non-specific structural design, specific engineering design, durability, sizes and floor design loads
  • floor construction
  • wall construction
  • roof construction
  • wall claddings
  • roof claddings.

Publication date: February 2013 Keywords: concrete, driveway, floor, roof, timber, wall