Technical Inspection of Newcastle Buildings

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Newcastle Buildings

The Technical Building Inspection (ITE) is a compulsory periodic inspection of buildings, the age of which exceeds 40 years, in order to determine their state of conservation and the appropriate conditions of safety, sanitation, public decoration, habitability, and accessibility.

The basic conditions of universal accessibility and non-discrimination of people with disabilities for access and use of the building obtain certification of the building’s energy efficiency in accordance with current regulations and determine the precise works and maintenance work.

In addition, its completion of the period indicated for this purpose, to comply with the conservation duty imposed by the urban planning regulations in force.

The ITE procedure is regulated in the “Municipal Ordinance regulating the Technical Inspections of Constructions”, which aims to regulate the obligation of the owners, individuals or legal entities that own the constructions, to carry out the inspection of the same in Compliance with current regulations. In the case of houses or premises integrated into a Community of Owners, the duty of Newcastle building inspection corresponds to the Community itself.

  1. What does the Technical Building Inspection consist of?
  2. Which buildings does the technical building inspection affect?
  3. When should the technical inspection of buildings be carried out and presented?
  4. Who has to carry out the technical building inspection?
  5. Why is the technical inspection of buildings mandatory?
  6. What are the aspects that the technical inspection must analyze?
  7. How is the technical inspection of buildings carried out?
  8. How is the technical inspection of buildings processed before the City Council?
  9. What happens if the result of the technical inspection is unfavorable?
  10. How much does the technical inspection of buildings cost?

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  • Applicable regulations
  • Documentation to provide
  • Place of presentation of the ITE
  • What does the Technical Newcastle Building Inspection consist of?

The Technical Inspection of buildings consists of evaluating the state of conservation of buildings, the basic conditions of universal accessibility and non-discrimination of people with disabilities for access and use of the building, obtaining certification of the energy efficiency of the building in accordance with current regulations and determine the necessary works and maintenance works, and their completion within the period indicated for this purpose, to comply with the conservation duty imposed by current urban regulations.

Which buildings does the technical building inspection affect?

The Technical Construction Inspection affects all kinds of buildings and constructions, regardless of their use or destination.

When should the technical inspection of buildings be carried out and presented?

The first  Newcastle Building Inspection of buildings must be carried out within the year following that in which the building turns forty years from the date of the total completion of its construction or comprehensive rehabilitation works.

Once the first inspection has been completed, the buildings will undergo successive periodic inspections, within the year following that in which they turn ten years from the previous inspection.