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Text consolidated by Valsts valodas centrs State Language Centre with amending laws of: Construction Products 1 It shall be permitted to offer construction products on the market of Latvia, as well bln to build them permanently in structures, if they are valid for the intended use, ensure the fulfilment of the essential requirements set for the structure lbj conform to the requirements of the laws and regulations governing construction.
Until the day when the Cabinet regulations substituting the relevant Cabinet regulations come into force, but not longer than until 1 Julythe 121-08 Latvian construction standards shall be applicable insofar as they are not in contradiction with this Law:. Register of Construction Merchants 1 In order to perform commercial activity in one or several fields of construction, as well as in the field of architecture or electric energy, a merchant shall register with the Register of Construction Merchants, submitting information about all building specialists employed on the basis of an employment contract.
The Cabinet shall issue the regulations referred to in Section 5, Paragraph one, Clause 14 of this Law until 1 January Within the meaning of this Law, a landowner is also 2111-08 legal possessor of land of a public person, but an owner of the structure – the legal possessor of a structure belonging to a public person or another structure.
Natural and legal persons who hinder the implementation of such rights of the building inspector shall be held liable in accordance with the law. If any of lhn relevant decisions is not carried out, the authority may ensure its carrying out, applying substitute execution and other compulsory execution measures laid down in the Administrative Procedure Law.
Until 30 June natural persons have the right to perform expert-examination, if they have received a 211-08 for the relevant types of design or construction work and also legal persons registered lvn accordance with the procedures laid down in the laws and regulations governing construction which employ a certified specialists in the relevant field.
The maintenance and improvement of the Construction Information System shall be performed by the Office.
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Other changes are permitted in compliance with Section 16, Paragraphs 2. Responsibility in Construction 1 Participants of a construction process landowner, owner of the structure, person who drew up the building design, performer of construction work, building supervisor and construction expert have an obligation to conform to the requirements of laws and regulations in the construction process.
Section 5, Paragraph one, Clause 12 and Section 23 of this Law shall come into force on 1 January In order to perform such tasks, the ministry shall: Amendments to this Law in respect of supplementing thereof with Section 6. In the cases provided for in laws and regulations assessment of the competence of a building specialists shall be repeated. If a whole or part of a section has been amended, the date of the amending law appears in square brackets at the end of the section. Construction processes, which have been commenced until the day of coming into force of this Law, shall be completed in accordance with the procedures laid down in general construction regulations.
Section 24, Paragraphs five and six of this Law shall apply from the day when the Construction Information System provides the respective electronic services, but not earlier than on 1 July Unauthorised construction is also service of the structure or its part not according to the designed type of use or construction work, which have been commenced without a relevant design documentation, if such is necessary in accordance with laws and regulations.
See Paragraphs 17 and 18 of Transitional Provisions]. The structure accepted for service shall be used only in accordance with the designed type of use. If a person wishes to continue an independent practice in engineering research, design, managing of construction work, building supervision or building expert-examination after reaching the retirement age, he or she must conform to the requirements of Section 13 of this Law.
Designing at the risk of the initiator of the construction may be continued also during the time period when the construction permit has been contested or appealed.
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The decisions taken by the Office may be appealed in accordance with the procedures determined in the Administrative Procedure Law. Parties shall reach an agreement on the conditions thereof by entering into a written contract. By submitting the construction intention documents in electronic form, the person shall receive technical or special regulations of the State and local government institutions and owners or lawful possessors of external engineering networks and also coordinate the solutions of a building design and changes therein in the Construction Information System.
Ln order to perform such tasks, the ministry shall:. In cases when a structure requires construction supervision, the abovementioned schedule shall be determined, evaluating the main stages of construction work specified in the plan of construction supervision.
Section 14, Paragraph 6. If a decision to suspend the construction work is not executed, the decision-taker may ensure the execution of such decision by applying a substitute execution including by determining prohibitions in relation to an object or territory in which the object is located and other means of forced execution specified in the Administrative Procedure Law, as well as to decide on revocation of a construction permit and renewal of the previous condition.
The following shall be indicated in the lbnn If it is necessary to access such structures and premises applying physical force, it shall be carried out in accordance with the procedures laid down in law.
Carrying out of this decision shall be ensured in accordance with the procedures laid down in the Administrative Procedure Law. If the building authority has issued a construction permit by the day the amendments to Section 6. The decisions taken by the institution may be appealed in accordance with the procedures laid down in the Administrative Procedure Law. Upon partial renewal, rebuilding, restoration or preservation of a structure, technical requirements of construction standards shall be applicable in respect of the part of the structure to be renewed, rebuilt, restored or preserved.
Until making of amendments to laws and regulations the terms “rebuilding” and “change of the type of use” used in this Law shall conform to the term “reconstruction”, and the term “renewal” – to the term “renovation”. If a construction permit is necessary for the performance of construction work, the civil legal liability of the performer of construction work shall be insured for the whole term of performance of construction work. General construction regulations shall provide for cases when author supervision is mandatory.
Section 24, Paragraph four of this Law shall apply from the day when the Construction Information System provides electronic handling and co-ordination of construction documents, but not earlier than on 1 January The building authority may take a decision on the permission to continue the construction work after information about the elimination of the fournd deficiencies has been received from the authority carrying out the State environmental control.
The pre-condition included in Section 23, Paragraph one of this Law for applying to the performance of construction work shall be applicable from the day when the relevant amendments to the Public Procurement Law and the Law on Procurements in the Field of Defence and Security, but not sooner than from 1 January If a decision on permission to perform construction is not carried out within the time period laid down by the building authority, the building authority may decide on renewing the previous condition.
Construction Control 1 In accordance with the competence specified in this Law, construction control shall be performed by the building authorities, institutions performing the functions of the building authority and building inspectors of the Office – persons employed at the relevant institutions who have acquired the right of independent practice in the field of architecture or construction and are registered with the register of building inspectors.
Construction Council of Latvia 1 The Construction Council of Latvia shall consist of the representatives of State institutions, non-governmental organisations and professional organisations. Construction shall include designing and construction work, as a result of which existing structures are improved or demolished or new structures with a specific function are created. Purpose of this Law The purpose of the Law is to create a living environment of good quality, determining efficient regulation of the construction process in order to ensure sustainable State economic and social development, preservation of cultural and historical and environmental values, as well as rational use of energy resources.
It is not necessary to co-ordinate such derogations in construction documents with the State and local government institutions specified in Paragraph seven of this Section. Within the scope of co-operation the building inspector of the building authority has the right to visit also such structure and construction site during construction work, the supervision of which is within the competence of the Office or another institution performing functions of the building authority, and to provide information thereon to the relevant institutions for further action.
Until the day when the Cabinet regulations substituting the relevant Cabinet regulations come into force, but not longer than until 1 Julythe following Latvian construction standards shall be applicable insofar as they are not in contradiction with this Law: A structure shall be designed, constructed and serviced in accordance with its type of use; moreover, it shall be done in such a way as to ensure its conformity with the following essential requirements:.
The criteria for a more detailed grouping of structures shall be determined by general construction regulations.
Building Specialists 1 Building specialists are persons lbnn have acquired the lbbn to an independent practice in the field of architecture, construction or electric energy in regulated professions. If in accordance with the laws and regulations governing spatial development planning, upon detecting the specific impact referred to in this Paragraph, a decision to draw up a detailed plan may be taken, giving preference to the drawing up of a detailed plan.
Scope of Application of this Law The Law shall be applied to the construction of new structures, as well as to rebuilding, renewal, restoration, demolition, placing of existing structures, to changing of the type of use without rebuilding and to preservation.