Changes in building code Ministry of Technology and Development. Their goal is to greatly simplify and speed up investment-related processes.
Right now, it involves a lot of bureaucracy—most activities require gathering the proper documentation, applying for permits and waiting for officials to decide. that makes The process of building a house is very long. After the changes, it should be significantly shortened.
One of the most important changes that will take effect from the new year The possibility of building a single-family house without a building permit. Until now It was only possible for homes of no more than 70 square metres. The new regulations simplify procedures also in the case of a larger area, provided it is built for private housing purposes (so the new regulations will not apply to developers).
To start investing, it is enough to submit an application and hire a construction manager. The only limitation on the height of the buildings is a maximum of two floors.
Another important change is the expansion of the digitization process in construction. An important step in this direction is the introduction Electronic Building Record (EDB)Where the most important construction documents will be collected.
The investor will share the data contained in it with other persons actively involved in the construction process, and will also be able to send it to the relevant offices via the Internet. This will greatly improve the flow of information and make it easier to archive documents that will not need to be stored in paper form.
The electronic building record will be available from January 2023. On the website of the Chief Inspector of Building Supervision in the general information bulletin. The traditional paper construction notebook will only work until 2030. After that time, it will be completely replaced by an electronic version.
Introduction also planned Electronic construction book.
Amending the building code It is also supposed to improve office performance. It will be created for this Construction projects database. Thanks to it, it will be easy for the architecture and construction management authorities and construction supervision authorities to access the projects.
Thanks to this, the investor will no longer have to attach the building design to each submitted application – it is enough to provide his individual registration number. The verification authority will have access to a more convenient online version.
Issuing building demolition permits So far it has not been standardized, which has caused a lot of controversy. The waiting period for approval was often very long, blocking many investments.
Starting in 2023, this will change. New Building Code It assumes the introduction of records in which not only orders for construction, but also for demolition will be recorded. will also appear Penalties for late decision making.
As part of changes to the Building Code, the Central Register of Building Emissions (CEEB) was created.. Its purpose is to collect data on building heating sources and thermal modernization. They also have It helps filter the ovens of the old generation, i.e. the so-called Cinderella.
The data collected there will also make it possible to conduct an energy audit.
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