List of Professional Engineer
A guide with information on types
of work that do not require approval
of plans from BCA
Find out how to ensure safety
of buildings during renovation
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Know more about regular inspection and maintenance of Slope Protection Structures.
Buildings serve the needs of people using them. It is important that they remain
structurally sound and do not pose a safety hazard to occupants and members of the public.
To ensure that building structures are properly maintained and safe for continued
occupation, structural inspections are required to be conducted.
When should inspection be carried out?
*detached, semi-detached, terraced, or linked houses which
are exclusively used for residence, as well as temporary buildings, are
Building serve the needs of the people using them. It is important that they remain
sound so that they do not pose a safety hazard to occupants and members of public.
Building owners have to appoint a qualified
(PE) to inspect the
building structures and recommend how structural defects (e.g. steel corrosion, cracks,
deflection of structural members) should be repaired.
Where necessary, building owners should engage a contractor to repair the defects according
to the PE’s recommendations.
BCA informs building owner by serving a Notice for Periodic Structural
inspection of Buildings
Building owner appoints a Professional Engineer
Professional Engineer conducts a structural inspection of the building
Professional Engineer submits a report to BCA and where necessary, the building
owner to repair defects as recommended by the Professional Engineer
Professional Engineer recommends full structural inspection
Full structural inspection is conducted by Proffesional
Building owner repairs defects as recommended by Professional Engineer
Professional Engineer submits full structural inspection report to BCA
NoteIf you are a practising Professional Engineer who are interested in having your service in Periodic Structural Inspection listed on our website, please email your request to Ms Joyce at email@example.com with details of your practising address and contact number.
Unauthorised hacking or demolition of structural elements is dangerous. For home and building owners intending to carry out renovations, find out what you should do before carrying out any hacking works to ensure safety of your building.
List of PE