NATIONAL BUILDING CODE P.D.1096
NATIONAL BUILDING CODE P.D.1096
CHAP 2 ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS
USE OF INCOME FROM FEES
DUTIES OF BUILDING OFFICIAL
QUALIFICATION OF BUILDING OFFICIAL
PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
GENERAL POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF SECRETARY UNDER THIS CODE
RESPONSIBILITY FOR ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
DANGEROUS AND RUINOUS BUILDING OR STRUCTURE
ABATEMENT OF DANGEROUS BUILDINGS
CHAP 3 PERMITS AND INSPECTION
VALIDITY OF BUILDING PERMIT
1 YEAR FROM DATE OF PERMIT SHALL BE NULL
120 DAYS ABANDONED
(a) Errors found in the plans and specifications;
(b) Incorrect or inaccurate data or information supplied;
(c) Non-compliance with the provisions of this Code or of any rule or regulation.
ISSUANCE OF PERMITS
APPEAL (15) days from the date of receipt of advice of the non-issuance, suspension or
revocation of permits,
PROCESSING OF BUILDING PERMITS
INSPECTION AND SUPERVISION OF WORK
engage the services of a duly licensed architect or civil engineer to undertake the full time inspection
and supervision of the construction work.
Such architect or civil engineer may or may not be the same architect or civil engineer who is
responsible for the design of the building.
the designing architect or civil engineer is not
precluded from conducting inspection of the construction work to check and determine compliance
with the plans and specifications of the building as submitted.
kept at the jobsite at all times a logbook wherein the actual progress of construction
Upon completion of the construction, the said licensed architect or civil engineer shall submit
the logbook, duly signed and sealed, to the Building Official. He shall also prepare and submit a
Certificate of Completion
(1) A description of the work to be covered by the permit applied for
(2) Certified true copy of the TCT covering the lot on which the proposed work is to be done.
If the applicant is not the registered owner, in addition to the TCT, a copy of the contract of lease shall
(3) The use or occupancy for which the proposal work is intended;
(4) Estimated cost of the proposed work.
at least five sets of corresponding plans
and specifications prepared, signed and sealed by a duly registered mechanical engineer in case of
mechanical plans, and by a registered electrical engineer in case of electrical plans,
CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY
A Certificate of Occupancy shall be issued by the Building Official within thirty (30) days if after final inspection and submittal of a Certificate of Completion
PROTECTION OF PEDESTRIANS DURING CONSTRUCTION OR DEMOLITION
temporary walkway ofnot less than 1.20 meters wide shall be provided. uniform live load of 650 kilograms persquare meter.
RAILINGS at least 1.00 meter in height
FENCES not less than 2.40 meters inheight above grade,
CANOPIES clear height of 2.40 meters above the railway, work is done on top of the canopy, the edge protected by a tight curb board not less than 300 millimeters high and a railing not less than 1.00 meter high shall be provided. that the live load shall be not less than 600 kilograms persquare meter.
PROTECTION OF UTILITIES
MAINTENANCE AND REMOVAL OF PROTECTIVE DEVICES removed within 30 days after suchprotection is no longer required
MIXING MORTAR ON PUBLIC PROPERTY not allowed.
pedestrian protective structures are in place.
(b) The Building Official may require the permittee to submit plans, specifications andcomplete schedule of demolition.
STORAGE IN PUBLIC PROPERTY
No person shall perform any work on any building or structure adjacent to a public way ingeneral use for pedestrian travel,
Any material or structure temporarily occupying public property, including fence,canopies, and walkways, shall be adequately lighted,
No person shall use or occupy a street, alley or public sidewalk for the performance ofwork covered by a building permit
BUILDING PROJECTION OVER PUBLIC STREETS
MOVABLE AWNING OR HOODS
The horizontal clearance between the awning and the curb line shall not beless than 300 millimeters.
The vertical clearance shall be not less than 2.40 meters.
The horizontal clearance between the outermost edge of the
marquee and the curb line shall be not less than 300 mm vertical clearance shall not be less than 3.00
DOORS WINDOWS AND THE LIKE
shall not, when fully opened or upon opening, project beyond the property line except fire exit doors.
3.00 meters above the
established sidewalk grade.
CORNER BUILDING WITH CHAFLANS
public street or alley less than 3.60 meters in width shall be truncated at the corner. when arcaded, no chaflan is required
PROJECTION OF BALCONIES ND APPENDAGES OVER STREET
Table 1003-A; Projection of Balconies and Appendages
clearance shall not be less than 3.00 meters.
PROJECTION INTO ALLEY OR STREETS
No part of any structure or its appendage shall project into any alley or street, national road or public highway
FootingS at least 2.40 meters below grade along national roads may project not more than 300 millimeters beyond the property line.
Foundations may be permitted to encroach into public sidewalk areas to a width not exceeding 500 millimeters; provided, that the top of the said foundations is not less than 600 millimeters below the established grade;
WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM
(a) potable water requirements shall be supplied from existing municipal or city waterworks system.
(b) The quality of drinking water underground sources shall conform to the criteria approved National Standards for Drinking Water.
(c) The design, construction and operation of deepwells for the abstraction of groundwater shall be subject to the provisions of the Water Code of the Philippines.
(d) The design, construction and operation of independent waterworks systems private housing subdivisions or industrial estates shall be governed by existing laws relating to local
(e) The water piping installations inside buildings shall conform to the provisions of the National Plumbing Code of the Philippines.
WASTE WATER DISPOSAL SYSTEM
pre-treated industrial wastewater shall be discharged directly into the nearest street sanitary sewer with the criteria set by the Code on Sanitation and the National Pollution Control Commission.
All buildings located in areas where there are no available sanitary sewerage system shall dispose their sewage “Imhoff” or septic tank and subsurface absorption field.
Sanitary and industrial plumbing installations inside buildings shall conform to the National Plumbing Code.
STORM DRAINAGE SYTEM )
Rainwater drainage shall not discharge to the sanitary sewer system.
Adequate provisions shall be made to drain low areas in buildings and their premises.
PEST AND VERMIN COTROL
NOISE POLLUTION CONTROL
CHAP 5 REQUIREMENTS FOR FIRE ZONE
TEMPORARY BUILDINGS structures shall be completely
removed upon the expiration of the time limit stated in such permits.
CENTER LINES OF STREETS
RESTRICTIONS ON EXISTING BUILDINGS
BUILDINGS LOCATED IN MORE THAN ONE FIRE ZONE considered to be in the more highly restrictive fire zone, when more than one-third of its total floor
area is located in such zone
DESIGNATION OF FIRE ZONES
FIRE ZONES DEFINED
are areas within which only certain types of buildings are permitted to beconstructed based on their use or occupancy, type of construction, and resistance to fire.
CHAP 1 GENERAL PROVISION
SEC.102 DECLARATION OF POLICY
SEC 103SCOPE AND APPLICATION
SEC 101 TITLE
SEC 104 GENERAL BUILDING REQUIREMENTS
SEC.105 SITE REQUIREMENTS
SEC 106 DEFINITIONS
FIRE-RESISTIVE REQUIREMENTS IN CONSTRUCTION
FIRE RESISTIVE STANDARDS
FIRE RESISTIVE REGULATIONS
FIRE RESISTIVE TIME PERIOD RATING
the length of time a material can withstand being burnedwhich may be one-hour, two-hours, three-hours, four-hours, etc.
FIRE-RESISTIVE RATING DEFINE
degree to which a material can withstand fire
TYPES OF CONSTRUCTION
REQUIREMENTS ON TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION
CHANGES IN TYPES
TYPES OF CONSTRUCTION
Type III – Type III buildings shall be of masonry and wood construction. Structuralelements may be any of the materials permitted by this Code:
(4) Type IV – Type IV buildings shall be of steel, iron, concrete, or masonry construction.
(2) Type II – Type II buildings shall be of wood construction with protective fire-resistant materials and one-hour fire-resistive throughout:
(5) Type V – Type V buildings shall be fire-resistive. The structural elements shall be of
steel, iron, concrete, or masonry construction.
(1) Type I – Type I buildings shall be of wood construction.
CHAPTER 13 ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL REGULATIONS
MECHANICAL REGULATION All mechanical systems, equipment and installations mentioned in this Code shall conform to the provisions of the Philippine Mechanical Engineering Code, as adopted by the Board of Mechanical Engineering pursuant to Commonwealth Act No. 294 as amended, otherwise known as the Mechanical Engineering Law.
All electrical systems, equipment and installation mentioned in this Code shall conform to the provisions of the Philippine Electrical Code, as adopted by the Board of Electrical Engineering pursuant to Republic Act No. 184 otherwise known as the Electrical Engineering Law.
ATTACHMENT AND CLEARANCES
OPEN SUPPLY CONDUCTORS
OVERHEAD SERVICE ENTRANCE
CONDUCTORS PASSING BY OR OVER BUILDINGS
CLEARANCE OF SERVICE DROPS
PROVISION FOR TRANSFORMER VAULT
EMERGENCY POWER SYSTEM
LIGHT AND VENTILATION
CLASSIFICATION AND GENERAL REQUIREMENT OF ALL BUILDINGS BY USE OR OCCUPANCY **SEPARATE MAP
GENERAL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS ** SEPARATE MAP