"Law (1995 law No. 123) (we say "the earthquake-resistant repair promotion method" as follows) about promotion of earthquake proofing repair of building" was revised to plan smooth promotion of earthquake resistance of building including relaxation of authorization standard of imposition and earthquake proofing repair plan of conduct of earthquake proofing diagnosis of building that safety for earthquake was not apparent to promote safe improvement for earthquake of building still more and was enforced on November 25, 2013.
Summary of revision
◎ Building which earthquake-resistant diagnosis was obliged to
Owner of building (we say "Emergencies security confirmation large-scale construction thing required" as follows.) which construction started on before May 31, 1981 to set by cabinet ordinance as large-scale thing with need to check safety for earthquake in Emergencies diagnosed earthquake proofing of the building concerned and was required to report the result to prefectural (in the Saga city Saga-shi).
○ Emergencies security confirmation large-scale construction thing required
1. Building which the unspecified number of people such as hospital, store, inn use
[more than the third floor and 5,000 square meters or more]
2. Building which the evacuation weaks such as elementary school, nursing home use
[elementary and junior high school: more than the second floor and 3,000 square meters or more]
[kindergarten, nursery school： More than the second floor and 1,500 square meters or more]
3. Cootch, disposal of dangerous materials ground such as explosives
[more than the first floor and 5,000 square meters or more]
⇒ Use, scale requirements (188KB, PDF file) of Emergencies security confirmation large-scale construction thing required
○ Deadline for report: Until December 31, 2015
◎ Building which earthquake-resistant diagnosis can oblige
We let you make earthquake-resistant diagnosis, and it was said to the next building that we could let you report the result to government agency with jurisdiction by prefectural (municipalities) appointing.
○ Security confirmation plan mention building required
<roadside building> ※We are not appointing earthquake-resistant diagnosis duty line belonging to now.
Building of evacuation route roadside such as emergency transportation roads which prefectural (municipalities) appoints by earthquake-resistant repair promotion plan
<disaster prevention base building>
Disaster prevention base facilities such as government building, refuge which the prefecture appoints by earthquake-resistant repair promotion plan
○Deadline for report: Until March 31, 2018
Eligibility requirements of person carrying out earthquake-resistant diagnosis
Enforcer of earthquake-resistant diagnosis after the revised law enforcement is authorized architect, and it is necessary to take class registered with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
In addition, about earthquake-resistant diagnosis that we carried out before the revised law enforcement, there are no eligibility requirements of enforcer.
・Homepage of earthquake-resistant repair support center
⇒Authorized architect office which can accept design of earthquake-resistant diagnosis, repair is opened to the public.
Consultation counter pertaining to earthquake-resistant diagnosis, conduct of earthquake-resistant repair
(general incorporated foundation) Association of Saga authorized architect office
Address 〒 840-0041 2-2-37, Jonai, Saga-shi Kensetsu Kaikan
Telephone 095222-3541 FAX 095222-3668