Procedure of repeated examination of project documentation simplified

02.07.2019

The Ministry of Construction of Russia has simplified the procedure for re-examination of project documentation. This was reported to “Stroitelnaya gazeta” by the press service of the department, specifying that the relevant federal law, developed by the ministry, is posted on the official Internet portal of legal information.

According to the press service, the legislative changes were developed by the Ministry of Construction on behalf of the President of Russia following the meeting of the State Council Presidium in Kazan, held in February 2019. They are designed to eliminate the need for re-examination of any, including minor, changes in project documentation.

The ministry noted that this measure will reduce the construction of facilities, including those built under national project programs, by 3-6 months, while fully maintaining the requirements for ensuring the safety of buildings and structures.

As told in the press service, the project documentation may not be examined by the developer’s decision if the design documentation that received a previously positive expert opinion was amended without affecting the structural design bearing (except for replacing certain elements of such structures with similar or other improving indicators of such structures). designs items). Or if these changes to the project do not entail a change in the class, category and (or) of the initially established indicators of the functioning of linear objects.

In addition, no re-examination is required if the changes made to the project do not lead to violations of the requirements of those regulations, sanitary and epidemiological requirements, requirements in the field of environmental protection, industrial safety, state protection of cultural heritage, to the safe use of atomic energy, and also to ensure the reliability and safety of electric power systems and electric power industry facilities, and the requirements of the antiterrorist protection of the object.

According to the ministry, the executive authorities or organizations that conducted the examination will assess the compliance of the changes made to the project documentation and received a positive expert opinion, all the necessary requirements and the task of the developer or technical customer for design.

The ministry added that the order of expert support and the issuance of expert opinion, as well as the compliance of the changes made to the project documentation with all the necessary requirements, is established by the Government of the Russian Federation.

The developed measures for which expertise is “embedded” in the construction process are a new approach of the Ministry of Construction to eliminate administrative barriers in the design and construction, with full preservation of safety requirements for facilities, worked out on behalf of Minister Vladimir Yakushev.

Source: Rossiyskaya gazeta