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Building Inspection

Building Inspection
We provide buildings, condominiums, factories or hotels inspection under building construction control Act, B.E. 2479 (1936) to request a annual permit of building inspection Ror. 1. We have developed teamwork, tools, equipments and ways we work for the best services and reasonable prices for our clients along with focusing on safety and Engineering standards. Our highest goal of building inspection is to create safety to bodies, lifes, health and property. The major inspection will be added details of inspecting and more reports than annual inspection, but the price is not risen up.

Safety inspection and building inspection are made by certified Engineers from council of Engineers and received building inspector’s license from department of public works and town & country planning. We inspect buildings under building construction control Act, B.E. 2479 (1936) which our highest goal of building inspection is to create safety to use. Building inspection is inspecting building conditions in terms of building strength and equipments of the building. The objective is to prevent any danger from bodies, lifes, health and properties belong to people who use the building and to create safety in terms of using the building correctly.

Engineering equipments are the heart of the work. It is combined with service and convenience system, hygiene and environmental system, and fire prevention and suppression system. It usually costs a lot but we will earn the most of benefits from it under Thai laws and standards. The inspection will aim to evaluate capacity of the system if they perform well and properly.

Though the building owner has a permit of building inspection Ror. 1, it does not mean the building is legal. By laws, local officials still have rights to investigate it. They can inspect the building and order to modify it legally and correctly. Building inspection mainly focuses on using the building in a safe manner and writing a report of a building and equipment condition.

1. Building inspection focusing on the strength of buildings
2. Building system and equipment inspection
2.1 Service and convenience system
2.2 Hygiene and environmental system
2.3 Fire prevention and fire suppression system
3. Inspecting capacity of system and equipment for evacuation
4. Inspecting management system of building safety

Information requesting for building inspection quotation
1. Name-address of condominium juristic person or name-addresss of building / factory / hotel
2. Amount of buildings
3. Amount of floors, rooms (condominium), total area of each building (square metre)
4. Amount of all stairs leading people to the ground (not including stairs at the parking space)
5. Amount of Fire Pump, Generator, Pressurize Fan (if any)
6. Have you ever received a permit of building inspection Ror. 1
7. Main inspection or annual inspection?

    Why do you need to inspect the building.

    Building inspection : The main objective is to check the strength of the building structure and the safety of building use and building equipment systems. The inspector is responsible for inspecting, observing, and making reports, including the strength of the structure. Service system and facilities Hygiene and Environment fire prevention and suppression system Test system performance related to fire escape. as well as safety management for the stability of the building structure and building safety History of building inspection, whereby section 32 bis (3) of the Building control Act, B.E. 2522, as amended by the building control Act (No. 3), B.E. Determine the type of building that must provide an Engineering inspector or an architectural inspector, as the case may be, to inspect the building condition. The structure of the building and various accessories of the building for the benefit of stability and strength. Building safety to request a building inspection certificate otherwise, it may be considered an offense and subject to penalties under sections 46 bis and 65 bis to the extent that the building is closed and forbidden to use in whole or in part. and imprisonment for not more than 3 months, a fine of not more than 60,000 baht, or both. will be liable to a fine of 10,000 baht per day until the inspection and report to the local competent official has been completed. This will be effective on 9 types of buildings after being announced in the Government Gazette on 29 December 2005 within 2 years. Building inspector is a person who practices a profession as a building inspector as stipulated by the building control Act. 1) Have a duty to inspect the building by inspecting the building structure building safety further modification Fire alarm system, fire extinguishing system, emergency exit sign, fire exit, electrical system and emergency management plan, etc. 2) To prepare a building inspection report for the local officers for consideration of permission to use that building. Scope of building inspectors Inspection of the building condition and various building accessories may have different restrictions. Therefore, it is necessary to define the scope of the auditor as follows: “Inspectors are responsible for checking. Visual observation with only basic tools Excluding tests that rely on specialized tools, reporting, compiling and summarizing the results of analysis on stability and related systems for the safety of life and property of building occupants. Then prepare a report on the inspection of the building condition and the accessories of the building inspected for the building owner. In order for the building owner to submit a report on the results of building inspection and building equipment to the local officer every year The auditor must inspect the building and its accessories by considering the following rules or standards: 1. Criteria as specified in the law on building control or under other relevant laws in force at the time the building was being constructed; or 2. Safety standards of government institutions, the Council of Engineers, or the Architect Council. However, only at the place, date and time of the inspection as specified in the report.” being a building inspector The person who can be a building inspector must be an engineer or architect with a professional license. Passed a training course for building inspectors for not less than 45 hours, and then will be eligible to take the exam to measure knowledge from the Council of Engineers or the Council of Architects. Therefore, they can apply for registration as a building inspector with the Department of Public Works and Town & Country Planning. and must have professional insurance to be a complete building inspector [3] However, such steps include registration as a building inspector. Determination of specific qualifications for building inspectors Criteria for registration and revocation and the audit criteria B.E. 2548 was published in the Government Gazette. It was completed on December 29, 2005, which is considered the first time in Thailand. where a professional building inspector occurs According to the Building Control Act, B.E. 2522, Section 8 (14) has given the powers of the Minister of Interior. By the recommendation of the building control committee has the power to issue ministerial regulations on specific properties. and prohibited characteristics of building inspectors as well as the rules, procedures and conditions for applying for registration and revocation of registration as an auditor. which the building inspector must be a person who has been licensed to practice the Controlled Engineering Profession or architecture controlled under the law on that and registered under the building control law
     Currently, the building control committee has designated the person who will be registered as a building inspector Must be trained by an institution that is registered with the Department of Public Works The training is divided into 33 hours of theory and 12 hours of practice, totaling 45 hours. The building control committee has an idea for the Council of Engineers and / or the Architect Council to be the central agency that takes care of the examination. and send the test results to the Department of Public Works for further issuing the building inspector's permit The Council of Engineers has made a welcome letter to be a central agency to do so, and the latest Ministerial Regulations of the Interior. on rules, procedures and conditions for building inspection Install and inspect building accessories Which is issued under Section 8 (15) of the Building Control Act B.E. 2522, the Minister of Interior, with the recommendation of the Building Control Committee. has sent the matter to the Council of State for consideration of the law and proposed to the Cabinet for approval Currently, both Ministerial Regulations have been promulgated in the Government Gazette. was completed on December 29, 2005. Buildings to be inspected Buildings that are in the scope of building must be inspected according to There are 9 types of Building Control Act, namely: - High-rise buildings (buildings that people may live in or use with a height of 23 meters or more. The measurement of the height of the building shall be measured from the construction ground level to the roof deck. For gable or hipped buildings, measure from the construction ground level to the top of the wall of the highest floor) - extra large buildings (a building built to use the building area or any part of the building as a residence Residing or operating one or more types of businesses with the total area of ​​every floor in the same house from ten thousand square meters or more) - buildings, community, people (building or any part of the building that people may enter for the benefit of A gathering of people with an area of ​​one thousand square meters or more or a gathering of five hundred or more people) - Theater (a building or any part of the building used as a venue for movie screenings, plays, musical performances or any other festive performances) And the purpose is to open to the public to visit the show as a normal business. with or without compensation) - Hotels according to the law on hotels with eighty rooms or more - Condominium under the law on condominium or residential buildings (a building or any part of a building used as a residence for multiple families, divided into separate units for each family) with an area of ​​2,000 square meters or more for condominium And residential buildings that are not considered to be high-rise buildings or extra-large buildings will be waived for inspection, namely: - In the case that the total building area in the same house does not exceed 5,000 square meters, check and submit results. Inspected before October 25, 2012 - In case of total building area of ​​more than 5,000 square meters, inspect and submit the inspection result before October 25, 2010. - Factory buildings that are higher than 1 floor and have an area of ​​5,000 square meters or more - Signs with a height of 15 meters or more or an area of ​​50 square meters or more or signs that are attached or installed On the roof or rooftop of a building with an area of ​​25 square meters or more - Service places under the law on service places with an area of ​​200 square meters or more However, all 9 types of buildings (except the buildings under Clause 6 that are not classified as high-rise buildings or extra-large buildings) must be inspected and submit an inspection report before December 29, 2007 for areas outside the building control area. (Area that has not yet been declared a royal decree to use the Building Control Act B.E. 2522 or areas outside the general city planning according to the law on town planning) There are 4 types of buildings to be inspected: high-rise buildings, extra-large buildings. People gathering building and theatre Types of building inspections Major audits are carried out every 5 years, requiring the first inspection. It is a big audit and is done every 5 years. annual audit which the building owner must arrange to have the building inspected by the building inspector annually, not to be lacking responsibility The building inspection is divided into 3 parts as follows: 1. Duties of building inspectors 2. Duties of the building owner or juristic person manager 3. Duties of local officials, duties of building inspector - Checking the condition of the building and accessories according to the management plan of the inspector -Prepare a report on the results of the inspection of the building and accessories to the building owner - If some items are found that do not meet the criteria, suggestions and improvement guidelines shall be provided to the building owner. Duties of the building owner or juristic person manager - Procurement or preparation of building inspection plans and building equipment for all items that must be inspected - Offer an audit report to the local official every year by submitting it within 30 days before the original inspection certificate is due. - The building inspection certificate must be displayed and placed in a conspicuous place. -Provide detailed system inspection and testing according to the plan - Provide a record of maintenance inspection data at specified intervals. -Provide safety system performance testing, fire drills, safety management and staff training Duties of local officials - Once the report has been received Notify the building owner of the result of consideration within 30 days from the date of receiving the report of the inspection result. - In the event that such buildings comply with the law or as standard and is safe to use to local officials issuing building inspection certificate to the building owner without delay, not exceeding 30
    “local official” means - Governor of Bangkok for the area of ​​Bangkok. - Mayor for the municipality - Chairman of the Executive Committee (President) of the Sub-District Administrative Organization for the Sub-District Administrative Organization area - Mayor of Pattaya City for in Pattaya - Local administrators of other local administrative organizations announced by the Minister For the area of ​​the local government organization building inspection list The inspection of buildings and building equipment must be at least as follows: 1) Checking the strength of the building as follows: 1.1 Addition, modification, improvement of the building 1.2 Change of load on the floor of the building 1.3 Change of building use conditions 1.4 Changes in building materials or decoration materials 1.5 Building wear and tear 1.6 Disaster of the building structure 1.7 Settlement of building foundations 2) Inspection of building systems and equipment 2.1 Service and Facilitation Systems 2.2 Lift system 2.3 Escalator system 2.4 Electrical system 2.5 Air conditioning system 2.6 Hygiene system and environment 2.7 Water supply system 2.8 Wastewater drainage and wastewater treatment systems 2.9 Rainwater drainage system 2.10 Solid waste management system 2.11 Ventilation system 2.12 Air and Noise Air Pollution Control System 2.13 Fire prevention and suppression system 2.14 Fire escape ladders and fire escapes 2.15 Signs and lights for emergency exit signs 2.16 Smoke extraction and smoke diffusion control system 2.17 Emergency backup power system 2.18 Fire lift system 2.19 Fire alarm system 2.20 Fire equipment installation system 2.21 Fire water supply system fire pump and fire sprinkler 2.22 Automatic fire suppression system 2.23 Lightning protection system 3) Verifying system and equipment performance of the building to evacuate building occupants 3.1 Fire escape ladder and fire escape performance 3.2 Performance of signs and lights of emergency exit signs 3.3 Fire alarm system performance 4) Inspection of building safety management system 4.1 Building fire prevention and suppression plan 4.2 Building occupant evacuation drill plan 4.4 Management plan for building safety 4.5 Management plan for building inspectors penalties Penalties under the Building Control Act, B.E. 2522, Section 65 bis, any person who fails to comply with Section 32 bis (submission of a building inspection report) shall be liable to imprisonment for a term of not exceeding 3 months or to a fine of not exceeding 60,000 baht or to both. In addition to the punishment under paragraph one shall be liable to a fine of not more than 10,000 baht per day until properly performing It also affects other aspects such as in the case of building certificates. Assembled in other permission documents such as factory certificates hotel business certificate, etc. Summary of building inspection under the Building Control Act and Ministerial Regulations It is a building inspection with an emphasis on The stability of the building structure Safety in building use and building equipment systems is the main priority. Therefore, building inspectors Must perform duties in accordance with professional principles and ethics