Procedures Of Shanghai Municipality For Administration Of The Glass Curtain Wall Construction

Original Language Title: 上海市建筑玻璃幕墙管理办法

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Procedures of Shanghai municipality for Administration of the glass curtain wall construction

    (December 26, 2011 Shanghai 131th Executive Meeting December 28, 2011 released from the Shanghai Municipal People's Government, the 77th as of February 1, 2012) article (purpose and basis)

    , Glass curtain wall building construction and use, to strengthen the management, guarantee public safety, reducing the environmental impact of light reflection, under the People's Republic of China building code, the building management Ordinance and other relevant laws and regulations, combined with the city's actual, these measures are formulated.

    Article II (definitions)

    Glass curtain wall in these measures refers to made up of glass panels and support systems, can be the main structure of a certain displacement capacity or themselves have a certain deformation, does not assume the role of main structure of the building envelope walls.

    Article III (scope of application)

    Newly built, rebuilt or expanded within the administrative area of the city engineering and façade renovation project use, design and construction of architectural curtain (collectively referred to as glass curtain wall building) delivery and acceptance of maintenance of glass curtain wall building (collectively referred to as the existing glass-curtain wall maintenance) and related regulatory activities, these measures shall apply.

    The fourth section (management)

    Construction of city, district and county administrative departments in accordance with the Division of duties, is responsible for areas within the glass curtain wall construction and the supervision and management of the use and maintenance of glass curtain wall.

    Administration of municipal, district and County planning departments in accordance with the Division of duties, be responsible to the glass curtain wall construction planning and control in the region.

    Municipal, district and county administrative departments of environmental protection in accordance with the Division of duties, is responsible for the organization within the assigned area of light reflecting the environmental impact of the construction of glass curtain wall engineering argument.

    The city's development and reform, housing management, quality and technical supervision, safety production supervision departments in accordance with their respective responsibilities, to coordinate the implementation of these measures.

    Fifth (ban the use of glass curtain wall range) 

    Residential, outpatient and ward floors of the hospital, primary and secondary schools teaching buildings, nurseries, kindergartens, homes for new construction, renovation or expansion projects and renovation project for the façade, shall not be more than two layers of glass curtain wall.

    At the t-crossing at the section of line, glass curtain walls can not be used.

    The sixth section (wall cladding requirements)

    Any of the following circumstances, you need to install more than two layers of curtain wall glass, laminated safety glass should be used, or other fall arrest properties of glass:

    (A) Business Center, transportation hub, public cultural and sports facilities, such as staff-intensive, liquid architecture in the region;

    (B) away from the building;

    (C) the glass fall likely to cause personal injury, damage to the property of other circumstances.

    Using glass in the preceding paragraph, the glass curtain wall design shall be in accordance with the requirements of the relevant technical standards, set the emergency break glass.

    Seventh (inform the Administrative Department)

    Municipal, district and County construction projects approved by the development and reform Department for approval, and shall inform the employer in writing of glass curtain wall construction and maintenance specifications.

    The municipal, district and County land planning of construction projects approved by the Administrative Department of planning conditions, shall inform the employer in writing of glass curtain wall construction and maintenance specifications.

    Eighth (planning)

    Construction of glass curtain wall to be adopted, when planning administrative departments in the audit scheme of a construction project shall seek the views of the Administrative Department of environmental protection, the second paragraph of this article fifth or curtain do not conform to the State, and city-related technical specifications, Administrative Department of planning the failed scheme of a construction project audit. The works specified in the preceding paragraph, Administrative Department of planning a scheme of a construction project should be open to listen to public views.

    The fifth paragraph these measures or in a glass curtain wall, architectural styles do not coordinate with the surrounding environment, Administrative Department of planning the failed scheme of a construction project audit.

    Glass curtain wall to be adopted, the construction unit shall be specified in the scheme of a construction project of glass curtain wall type and indication.

    Nineth (environmental impact demonstrates safety demonstration and light reflection)

    For glass curtain wall construction, the construction unit shall in the preliminary design phase, preparation of glass curtain wall structure safety reports and submit construction Administrative Department organizational experts.

    Construction unit should be in the stage of construction drawing design documents, delegate to the relevant bodies to glass curtain wall technical assessment of the environmental impact of light reflection, experts and submitted to the Administrative Department of environmental protection organizations. Municipal construction administrative departments, municipal environmental protection administration should be established separately by experts which accord with relevant professional experts.

    Experts decimation, avoiding such rules, by the city administration, the municipal environmental protection Administration Department separately.

    Tenth (review of construction drawing design documents)

    Design Unit shall, at the time of preparation of construction drawing design documents, implementation of environmental impact assessment of structural safety and reflection and argumentation.

    Construction construction drawing design documents for applying for review, shall submit a security report, reflection technology of environmental impact assessment reports and expert reports. Construction drawing design document review body should review the structure of construction drawing design documents to meet safety and environmental requirements.

    Construction drawing design document has not been reviewed by, and construction Administrative Department is not issuing the construction permit.

    Change of glass curtain wall design, construction construction drawing design documents to the original review bodies should be reviewed.

    11th (qualified)

    Bear the design of glass curtain wall units, shall obtain a corresponding level of design intelligence.

    Take unit glass curtain wall construction, maintenance, shall obtain the corresponding levels of construction quality.

    The city encourage glass curtain wall design, construction, maintenance, design and construction quality by one unit.

    12th (design)

    On construction of glass curtain wall engineering, design units should be combined with building layout, rational design of green belt, skirt, such as buffer zones and protection facilities such as cornice, ceiling to prevent falling glass injuries.

    13th (requirements of building materials)

    Glass curtain wall building materials should conform to the State and the city's standards and design requirements.

    In accordance with regulations should be made compulsory product certification or licensing of glass curtain wall building material, supply unit should be provided with the compulsory product certification or licensing certificate.

    Testing and inspection should be carried out in accordance with regulations of the glass curtain wall building material, supply units shall provide product quality testing, inspection report, issued by the warranty. Construction units should be in accordance with the engineering design and construction technical standards and the terms of the contract, for glass curtain wall building materials were tested.

    Untested or not qualified, shall not be used.

    14th (construction)

    Construction units should be in accordance with national and municipal technical standard and examination of construction drawing design documents for glass curtain wall construction.

    Special construction units should be prepared prior to the construction of glass curtain wall construction program.

    15th (supervision requirement)

    Project management unit glass curtain wall shall be compiled special rules, key parts of the glass curtain wall project, key processes construction site supervision and implementation of parallel testing of glass curtain wall building materials.

    Report of the engineer shall issue a special supervision of glass curtain wall.

    Supervision unit in construction is not consistent with the State, and the city's technical standards, construction drawing design documents and construction organization design documents, special construction plan or contract, construction units should be required to correct; construction unit refused to correct, shall promptly report to the project owner. Supervisor found quality and safety accident shall immediately request the construction unit to correct; in severe cases, construction units should be required to suspend, and promptly report to the construction unit.

    Construction units refused to correct or stop construction, and supervising units shall report immediately to the construction Administrative Department.

    16th (glass curtain wall maintenance manual)

    Use of glass curtain wall construction project when it is completed, design units shall provide the employer with the glass curtain wall maintenance manual.

    When using glass curtain wall construction sales, the construction unit shall provide the buyer with the glass curtain wall maintenance manual.

    The glass curtain wall maintenance manual shall include the design of glass curtain wall basis, key performance parameters, design life, the construction unit's warranty, routine maintenance requirements, precautions for use, and so on.

    17th (warranty liability)

    Contractor shall, in accordance with, the relevant provisions in the glass-curtain wall, and the warranty warranty responsibility.

    Leakage of glass curtain wall warranty period of not less than 5 years. When acceptance reaches 1 years glass curtain wall engineering, construction units concerned should conduct a thorough examination. Among them, the rod or cable glass curtain wall engineering, 6 months after the completion, the pretension of a comprehensive inspection and adjustment.

    After inspection found unsafe, the construction unit shall be repair.

    18th (safe use and maintenance of existing curtain liability)

    Maintain responsibility for the safe use of glass curtain wall, borne by the owner of the building.

    The city encourage owners to insure relevant to glass curtain wall construction liability insurance.

    19th (routine maintenance)

    Owners or the entrusted property services units, should follow the State and this municipality's technical standards called for in the use and maintenance manual and the glass curtain wall, glass curtain wall for routine maintenance.

    The entrusted property service unit shall perform the following obligations:

    (A) found the glass curtain wall damage or security breaches, it shall immediately inform the owners and urge owners to take the appropriate measures;

    (B) glass curtain wall damage or security breaches could jeopardize the personal and property safety, but the owner refused to take measures to eliminate risk, property service unit shall take the necessary emergency measures immediately and construction Administrative Department and housing administration departments.

    Housing Administrative Department shall supervise property services unit to assist owners in accordance with provisions of glass curtain wall with safety.

    20th (periodic inspection)

    Owners shall entrust the construction units or other glass curtain wall construction qualification of periodic checks of the glass curtain wall units in accordance with the following provisions:

    (A) the glass curtain wall project completion 1 year later, check every 5 years.

    (B) used for structural bonding and Assembly of glass curtain wall project, 10 years of delivery, different parts of the project of silicone structural sealant adhesion properties of random checks; check every 3 years thereafter.

    (C) used to lever or pulling cable glass curtain wall project, once every 3 years after completion.

    (D) design life span more than continued use of glass curtain wall, checking once a year.

    Examination should be conducted on a regular basis in accordance with national and the requirements of the relevant technical standards for the city.

    21st (identification)

    Has the glass curtain wall has any of the following circumstances, the owner shall entrust security identification unit with glass curtain wall testing capabilities:

    (A) panels, connect members, local walls appear abnormal deformation, flaking, cracking phenomenon;

    (B) subject to typhoons, lightning, fires, explosions, damage caused by natural disasters or accidents such as;

    (C) main structure detection, identification of security breaches;

    (D) exceed the design life, but want to continue to use;

    (E) the need for safety appraisal of other cases.

    Safety appraisal of the unit shall issue conclusions.

    22nd (service)

    After inspection, safety appraisal found the glass curtain wall for security breaches, the owner shall promptly commissioned original construction units or other units with glass curtain wall construction qualification for maintenance.

    Need for overhaul of glass curtain wall, the owners should be carried out in accordance with the first paragraph of this article Nineth safety demonstration.

    23rd (protection)

    Using tempered glass burst and fall injury risk of glass curtain wall construction, the owners shall, depending on the circumstances, paste security film, set eaves or roof and other necessary protective measures.

    Paste safety film, security film should be fixed to the surrounding structure. Security films should be in conformity with the relevant national technology standards.

    Security film suppliers and contract shall, in accordance with national technical standards, product quality responsibility of security film.

    Set the eaves or roof, used building materials should have protective properties against impact of falling objects.

    24th (technical information)

    Regular inspection, repair and construction of glass curtain wall, glass curtain walls should be checked on a regular basis the relevant technical data, maintenance, transfer to the owners.

    Existing glass curtain wall building owners in December each year will be the year of glass curtain wall periodically check, security identification, maintenance and take protective measures, such as technical information, construction administrative departments for the record.

    25th (special maintenance funds)

    Special maintenance funds for new construction of glass curtain wall, the construction unit in home ownership prior to initial registration, deposit in accordance with the requirement to the specified account. Curtain walls of buildings of special maintenance fund, disposable or partial payment by the employer in accordance with requirement to the specified account.

    Partial deposit, the maximum payment period shall not exceed 5 years. Glass curtain walls of special maintenance funds deposited amounts, determined in accordance with a certain percentage of the cost of glass curtain wall.

    Deposit ratio shall be in accordance with the glass curtain wall design, using the security level of material, setting different grades. Special maintenance funds should be used for glass curtain wall glass curtain wall building inspection, appraisal, repairs.

    Specific deposit and management measures shall be formulated separately by the city administration.

    26th (information management system for glass curtain walls)

    Municipal construction administrative departments shall establish a management information system of glass curtain wall in the city, and is responsible for maintenance and updates.

    Planning, environmental protection and other relevant administrative departments should timely planning and management of glass curtain wall information, environmental impact demonstrates information transferred to the construction administrative departments, and information sharing.

    27th (supervision)

    Construction Administrative Department of the city should be a glass curtain wall construction and maintenance organizations special supervision and inspection, urging the parties to fulfil their obligations.

    28th (penalties for violation of construction regulations)    

    Violation of the 16th article of this approach, the second paragraph, design units or the employer refuses to provide the glass curtain wall maintenance manual, a rectification by construction administrative departments; fails, fines of between 10,000 yuan and 30,000 yuan.

    29th (penalties for violations of security maintenance provisions)

    Disobey the 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd article, glass curtain wall building owners are not required to perform periodic inspection, identification and obligations such as maintenance, take protective measures by building rectification by the administration; it fails, fined a maximum of between 100,000 yuan and 30,000 yuan. Pro by road of both glass curtain wall building of owners, violation this approach 21st article, and 22nd article provides, not perform security identification, and maintenance obligations, by construction administration sector requirements its deadline perform security identification, and maintenance obligations, party late not perform, by urged told Hou still refused to perform obligations, its consequences has or will against traffic security of, construction administration sector can delegate related units for security identification or be maintenance.

    Fees can be generated in glass curtain wall in a special maintenance fund expenditures.

    30th (and punishment not submit technical information has not been established)

    First paragraph of article 24th of this approach, and provides for the transfer of technical data construction is not by building rectification by the administration; it fails, fined a maximum of 3000 Yuan and 10,000 yuan.

    Violation of the second paragraph of article 24th of this approach, existing glass curtain wall building owners who do not submit technical information to the construction Administration Department by building rectification by the administration; it fails, fined a maximum of 1000 Yuan and 10,000 yuan.

    31st (violations for administration staff)

    Construction administrative department or other relevant departments who violate these rules, any of the following circumstances, by their work units or by the competent authorities shall be given administrative sanctions:

    (A) has not been checked in accordance with the provisions of this approach in discharging its oversight responsibilities;

    (B) found the violations do not promptly investigated, or of harbouring or conniving at illegal consequences;

    (C) the unlawful imposition of administrative penalty;

    (D) other acts of dereliction of duty, abuse of authority or engages in.

    32nd (execution date) These measures shall take effect on February 1, 2012.