SANS 10400 Part A: General principles and requirements -1. Scope

  1. Scope: This part of SANS 10400 establishes general requirements for satisfying the National Building Regulations issued in terms of the National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act, 1997 (Act No. 103 of 1997), and requirements that are deemed to satisfy the following parts of such regulations:

Part B: Structural Design

Part C: Dimensions

Part D: Public Safety

Part F: Site Operations

Part G: Excavations

Part H: Foundations

Part J: Floors

Part K: Walls

Part L: Roofs

Part M: Stairways

Part N: Glazing

Part O: Lighting and Ventilation

Part P: Drainage

Part Q: Non-water-borne means of Sanitary Disposal

Part R: Stormwater Disposal

Part S: Facilities for Persons with Disabilities

Part T: Fire Protection

Part V: Space Heating

Part W: Fire Installation

This part of SANS 10400 is intended to enable:

a) designers to design buildings that comply with the requirements of the National Building Regulations,

B) contractors to construct buildings and they subsystems using conventional materials and construction techniques in accordance with practices which are deemed to satisfy such regulations, and

c) local authorities to establish compliance with Regulations in a uniform and consistent manner.