SABS 0400 PDF

This South African standard was approved by National Committee SABS SC 59Q This document supersedes the corresponding parts of SABS (first. SABS Codes of Practice Section 33 of the Standards Act 30 of makes The National Building Regulations are applied through SABS , and are the. SABS Commentary: 1. GENERAL. In terms of section 7 of the National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act,. (Act of ).

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These provisions may not be suitable for direct incorporation. In column 7 of table szbs, amend “7 ” to read “9 “, and in column 12, amend “15 5oo” to read “18 “. In the case where the designer of a building is not professionally quali- fied, there is a wealth of information on good building practice available in textbooks and from organizations such as the CSIR and the South African Bureau of Standards.

Full text of “SANS The application of the National Building Regulations”

Provided that where any local authority is of the opinion that such compliance would not comply with all the requirements of subregulation 1such local authority shall, in writing, notify the owner of the building of its reasons for its opinion and may require the owner to submit for approval a rational design prepared by an approved competent person. They set out, in the simplest and shortest way possible, require- ments to ensure that buildings will be designed and built in such a way that persons may live and work in a healthy and safe environment.

Although the “deemed-to-satisfy” rules are based on the work of the Technical Advisory Com- mittee that was appointed by the SABS to advise on the treatment of the comments on the first edition of the National Building Regulations, this code, because of its specialist nature, has not been prepared with the help of a committee as is usual SABS practice.

Where “deemed-to-satisfy” rules exist they follow immediately after the regulations to which they apply.

The use and control of fire fighting equipment The application of soil insecticides for the protection of buildings Fire testing of materials, components, and elements used in buildings Parti Part 2 Part 3. The investigations resulted in the new SANS code, which is the fire safety classification of thermal insulating envelopes in construction and calls for a completely new fire test protocol. This should be kept in mind by any local authority when sabz a build- ing in terms of the functional regulations.

Construction shall be in accordance with the requirements of the approved design. Such persons shall declare his or her acceptance of such responsibilities in the relevant portion of Form 2 contained in SANS Szbs. Provided that where a local authority is of the opinion that the size or complexity of the drainage installation in any building renders it essential for such installation to be the subject of an approved rational design prepared by an approved competent person, such local authority shall, in 040, notify the owner of such building of its reasons for the necessity for such design and may require such owner to submit for approval plans and particulars of a complete drainage installation based on such design.

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In subclauses c and damend “Director General” to read 040.

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It is envisaged that the amended SANS will be published before the end of Decemberand until such time, the draft standard is available to members of the public from our sales office. Where in these regulations reference is made to a SANS number, such reference shall relate to the latest edition of the national standard having the number and title given in the following table: Comment received before March will be considered when the code is revised.

While changes have been made to building escape-route requirements, Strydom says that a few anomalies still persist, but that these will be tackled in the next round of the revision process. For the first time the code includes specific sabw for access to buildings and amenities for people with disabilities.

Full text of ” SANS These amended regulations shall in terms of section 17 3 of the Act come into operation on 1 October This section of the code contains rules that in each case represent a way of satisfying the relevant national building regulation where such regula- tion is a functional regulation, i.

It was found that many of the savs had been caused by the incorrect use of the under roof and side cladding insulation material.

Eabs rational design of an artificial ventilation system shall be carried out by or under the supervision of an approved competent person who shall certify in accordance with the requirements of Regulation A19 that the system has been designed to comply with regulation It is important, therefore, that entrepreneurs, designers and building owners should be aware that the mere fact that a build- ing complies with the National Building Regulations will not automatically indicate that it is a desirable building.

Each such designer shall, when called upon so to do, provide the information and documents concerned in respect sxbs the work he or she has designed. Theses changes were passed by parliament and promulgated in September last year. Amendment of Regulation AZ.

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In addition, new specifications for building structural requirements, which take into the account the dolomitic nature of most of South Africa’s urban geology, were incorporated. Rational fire design is the alternative design of fire safety and prevention mechanisms in a building beyond the Building Fire Safety regulations. The two-month public comment period ended at the beginning of December last year.

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Provided however that where a local authority is of the opinion that the nature of the means of sanitary disposal is such that it is essential for such installation to be the subject of an approved rational design prepared by an approved competent person, such local authority shall, in writing, notify the owner of such building of its reasons for the necessity for such design and may require such owner to submit for approval plans and particulars of a complete installation based on such design 66 No.

These clauses had been vague in the SABSwhich led to many misinterpretations in the past, he says. Further, changes were made in the deemed-to-satisfy aabs minimum required compliance section of the document, which resulted in amendments to the Building Regulations Act. Insert the full name of the person or firm appointed. To advertise email advertising creamermedia.

It was therefore decided that as far as possi- ble, regulations be concerned only with the health and safety of persons in a building, that all technical aspects be covered by functional regulations and that the regulations be written in such savs way that they would assist rather than impede the use of innovative building sys- tems and designs.

Aabs person shall within one month of being notified by the owner or becoming aware of any change submit an amended declaration to the local authority. These regulations have been numbered in exactly the same way as they are num- bered in the copy of the Government Gazette in which the National Building Regulations were published. In order to ensure that the National Building Regulations will remain valid and up-to-date, both the regulations and this code will be reviewed and any necessary revision will be published in September SABS 22 3.

ART 5 Datum Date. A specimen form and certificate for local authority use and a sign to in- dicate facilities for disabled persons are given inlAppendixll 2.