Takes effect on January 01, 2016, the Circular No. 05/2015/TT-BXD dated October 30, 2015 of the Ministry of Construction providing for the management of construction quality and maintenance of detached houses.
The owner or people who manage or use houses must have their houses maintained according to regulations; periodically conduct inspection of main bearing components (roof, column, girder, floor, bearing wall), electromechanical system, water supply and drainage system and elevator safety ; measures must be taken to solve and eliminate problems that may affect housing safety. When a house denotes being dangerous or unsafe, its owner or manager/user should immediately report to local government for quality assessment; and take urgent measures like limit or stop using the house or evacuate people and properties in case the house is likely to collapse.
This Circular replaces the Circular No. 10/2014/TT-BXD dated July 11, 2014.