Unformatted text preview: ame. 3.5.4
3.5.5 All sanitary and plumbing systems or installations which do not conform to the
rules and regulations embodied in the Code on Sanitation and the National
Plumbing Code of the Philippines. Lack of adequate garbage and rubbish storage and removal or disposal facilities. Source of pollution. 3.6 Improper Occupancy and Architectural Eyesore
3.6.1 All buildings or portions thereof used or occupied for purposes other than their
intended uses. 3.6.2 Inadequate parking space, as required.
3.6.5 Insufficient amount of natural light and ventilation due to inadequate open spaces
such as courts, yards, and setbacks, as required.
Inadequate sizes of rooms and space dimensions and window openings.
Dilapidated, blighted and other unpresentable buildings or structures against
generally accepted aesthetic standards. 3.7 Improper Location
3.7.1 All buildings or structures or portions thereof which do not conform to the
approved land use and zoning plan. 3.7.2 Buildings located in highly volcanic, earthquake or floodprone areas or sites
considered to be extremely dangerous. 3.8 Illegal Construction
A building or structure shall be deemed to be an illegal construction when it is
constructed, existing or is maintained in violation of any specific requirement or
prohibition applicable to such building or structure as provided in the National Building
Code; the building rules and regulations or in any law or ordinance of the city or
municipality relating to the condition and location of the structure and building therein.
4. Abatement of Dangerous Buildings
Pursuant to Section 215 of the NBC, when a building or structure is found or declared by the
Building Official to be a nuisance is dangerous or ruinous, the Building Official shall order its
repair, vacation or demolition depending upon the degree of danger to life, health, safety and/or
well-being of the general public and its occupants.
5. Procedure for Demolition of Buildings
The following steps shall be observed in the abatement/demolition of buildings under this Rule:
5.1 There must be a finding or declaration by the Building Official that the building or
structure is a nuisance, ruinous or dangerous. 5.2 Written notice or advice shall be served upon the owner and occupant/s of such finding or
declaration, giving him at least fifteen (15) days within which to vacate or cause to be
vacated, repair, renovate, demolish and remove as the case may be, the nuisance, ruinous
or dangerous building or structure or any part or portion thereof. 5.3 Within the fifteen-day period, the owner may, if he so desires, appeal to the Secretary the
finding or declaration of the Building Official and ask that a re-inspection or reinvestigation of the building or structure be made. 5.4 If the appeal is meritorious the Secretary may designate a competent representative/s
other than the Building Official to undertake the re-inspection or re-investigation of the
building. The representative/s so designated shall mak...
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- Fall '12
- Building code, Building officials