Building Code of the Philippines(1)

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Unformatted text preview: s, factories, workshops, or machinery rooms, not less than three changes of air per hour shall be provided. 2. For rooms entirely above grade ad used as bakeries, hotel or restaurant kitchens, laundries other than accessory to dwellings, and boiler rooms - not less than ten changes of air per hour shall be provided. 3. For auditorium and other rooms used for assembly purposes, with seats or other accommodations - not less than 0.30 cubic meter of air per minute shall be supplied for each person. 4. For wards and dormitories of institutional buildings - not less than 0.45 cubic meter of air per minute shall be supplied for each person accommodated. 5. For other rooms or spaces not specifically covered under this Section of the Code, applicable provisions of the Philippine Mechanical Engineering Code, shall be followed. CHAPTER 9 SANITATION SECTION 901. General Requirements Subject to the provisions of Book II of the civil Code of the Philippines on Property, Ownership, and its Modification, all buildings hereafter erected, altered, remodeled, relocated or repaired for human habitation shall be provided with adequate and potable water supply, plumbing installation, and suitable wastewater treatment or disposal system, storm water drainage, pest and vermin control, noise abatement device, and such other measures required for the protection and promotion of health of persons occupying the premises and others living nearby. SECTION 902. Water Supply System (a) Whenever available, the potable water requirements for a building used for human habitation shall be supplied from existing municipal or city waterworks system. (b) The quality of drinking water from meteoric, surface or underground sources shall conform to the criteria set in the latest approved National Standards for Drinking Water. (c) The design, construction and operation of deepwells for the abstraction of groundwater shall be subject to the provisions of the Water Code of the Philippines. (d) The design, construction and operation of independent waterworks systems of private housing subdivisions or industrial estates shall be governed by existing laws relating to local waterworks system. (e) The water piping installations inside buildings and premises shall conform to the provisions of the National Plumbing Code of the Philippines. SECTION 903. Wastewater Disposal System (a) Sanitary sewage from buildings and neutralized or pre-heated industrial wastewater shall be discharged directly into the nearest street sanitary sewer main of existing municipal or city sanitary sewerage system in accordance with the criteria set by the Code on Sanitation and the National Pollution Control Commission. (b) All buildings located in areas where there are no available sanitary sewerage system shall dispose their sewage “Imhoff” or septic tank and subsurface absorption field . (c) Sanitary and industrial plumbing installations inside buildings and premises shall conform to the provisions of the National Pl...
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