1268.0.55.001 - ABS Functional Classification of Buildings, 1999  
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Contents >> The Classification Structure >> Industrial Buildings

Industrial buildings

    Factories and other secondary production buildings
    Warehouses
    Agricultural and aquacultural buildings
    Industrial buildings n.e.c.

Industrial buildings
Buildings used for warehousing and the production and assembly activities of industrial or manufacturing processes. This division also includes factories and plants, and buildings used for agricultural and aquacultural activities.

Factories and other secondary production buildings
Buildings housing, or associated with, production and assembly processes of intermediate and final goods. Examples include: assaying laboratories, assembly plant, electricity generation plants, testing laboratories, printing works, and transient mining accommodation.

Warehouses
Buildings primarily used for storage of goods, excluding bulk storage of produce and agricultural and aquacultural buildings. Examples include: timberyard sheds, storage depots and military stores.

Agricultural and aquacultural buildings
Buildings housing, or associated with, agricultural and aquacultural activities including bulk storage of produce. Examples include: shearing sheds, poultry sheds, wool sheds, glasshouses, fruit packing sheds, grain silos and shearers' quarters.

Other industrial buildings n.e.c
Industrial buildings not elsewhere classified, such as crusher house, and oil depot (buildings, not tanks).


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