National Building Regulations
Local authorities are responsible for the administration of the National Building Regulations, and control the on-site activities on construction projects. When present, professional architects and engineers are required to perform specific functions.
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National Building Regulations
BUILDING REGULATIONS AND REVIEW BOARD

SERVICES

Local authorities are responsible for the administration of the National Building Regulations, and control the on-site activities on construction projects. When present, professional architects and engineers are required to perform specific functions.

The role of the NRCS is to -
•    Advise the Minister about possible amendments and changes to the National Building Regulations;
•    Promote uniformity in the understanding and implementation of National Building Regulations (NBRs) made in terms of the National Building Regulations & Building Standards Act 103 of 1977.

SERVICES

NRCS -
•    provides technical advice to persons, organisations and local authorities regarding the interpretation and application of the National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act, and the National Building Regulations.

•    Administers a Review Board dealing with disputes, including those arising from appeals lodged by building owners against decisions of local authorities.

•    Conducts building defect inspections and issues reports for legal purposes on a consultancy basis.

•    Approval of qualifications: The Minister has delegated the evaluation of the qualifications of candidates for appointment as Building Control Officers and approval of their appointments to the NRCS.

•    Workshops are held periodically for stakeholders, including municipalities, the SMME sector and industry to promote uniformity in the application of the National Building Regulation.


REGULATED PRODUCTS
All structures as defined in the National Building Regulations.

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