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The fireproofing promotion regulations

About fire prevention regulation of building based on the fireproofing promotion regulations

Last update date October 9, 2019

What's New

  • It revised the fireproofing promotion regulations. With this, part of article by article commentary revised, too. (R1.10.4)
  • It revised the fireproofing promotion regulations. With this, part of article by article commentary revised, too. (R1.6.25)
  • It revised the fireproofing promotion regulations. (R1.6.14)

Summary of fire prevention regulation

 We established "the regulations (the fireproofing promotion regulations) about promotion of fireproofing of building in Yokohama-shi fireproofing promotion area" in December, 2014. Fire prevention regulation of building is strengthened in the fireproofing promotion area from July 1, 2015 by these regulations.
 When we performed construction of building in fireproofing promotion area (firebreak zone is excluded.), as a general rule, we obliged to assume all buildings associate fireproof buildings.
 As this area is associate firebreak zone, by Building Standard Act, total floor area has been already required to do building more than 500 square meters and building with number of floors except basement 3 or more with associate fireproof buildings, but, by these regulations, we extend, and associate fireproof buildings and thing doing are necessary about having an area of 500 square meters building that it is the following, and number of floors 2 is or less.
 In addition, "associate fireproof buildings" are fireproof building, associate fireproof building or buildings which can secure these and spread of fire prevention performance that is beyond the same class.

Area (fireproofing promotion area) where is targeted for fire prevention regulation

Area targeted for these regulations is "fireproofing promotion area" (we appoint on February 25, 2015).
※For more details, please see fireproofing promotion local page.

The regulations text, article by article commentary

About revision of the regulations

October 4, 2019 revision (the October 4, 2019 enforcement)

With some revisions of Building Standard Act enforcement order, we performed maintenance of necessary standard in fire prevention to affect building.

June 25, 2019 revision (the June 25, 2019 enforcement)

With some revisions of Building Standard Act, we maintained regulations to quote law.

June 14, 2019 revision (the June 25, 2019 enforcement)

With some revisions of Building Standard Act, we maintained regulations to quote law.

September 14, 2018 revision (the September 25, 2018 enforcement)

With some revisions of Building Standard Act, we performed revision that lifetime relaxed limit of the regulations about temporary performance ground more than one year.

Fireproofing promotion assistance

When we build house where is higher than case to have removing of old building and associate fireproof building in the fireproofing promotion areas, we assist parts such as removing construction cost or design, construction cost (the amount of fireproof soup up equivalency).
※Please refer to Urban Development Bureau disaster prevention town development promotion section (Phone: 045-671-3595) for supporting requirements or supporting application procedure.

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