“Housing Project Specification” has been drafted: at least one elevator shall be installed in the residence above 2 floors

2022-06-05 0 By

On March 15, the General Office of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development issued a notice soliciting public opinions on the housing Project Specification.This is the third time for the public to solicit comments, and the deadline for feedback is March 28, 2022.On February 18, 2019, 38 construction specifications, including the code, were publicly solicited for public opinion.At that time, after the publication of the Code for Housing Projects (Draft for Public Comment), article 2.4.6 of the Code, “Residential buildings shall be traded with the floor area within the set”, attracted wide attention.On September 10, 2019, the General Office of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development solicited comments on the code for the second time after carefully studying, analyzing and processing the feedback and suggestions for revision.In the second draft of the Code for Housing Projects, the words “residential buildings should be traded on the floor area” have been missing.And in the draft for public comment on the Code for Housing Projects released on March 15, 2022, it is no longer mentioned that “residential buildings should be traded by the floor area within the set”.According to the “Housing Project Code”, the elevator installation of new residential buildings should comply with the following provisions :1 For residential buildings with two floors or more, each unit should have at least one elevator, and the car depth should not be less than 1.40m, width should not be less than 1.10m, and the center of the call button should be 0.85~1.10m from the ground.For residential buildings with four or more indoor floors, or with an indoor floor height of more than 9m above the outdoor design ground, there shall be at least one lift per unit capable of accommodating stretchers.For residential buildings with 12 floors or more of entry level, or residential buildings with a height of more than 33m from the outdoor design ground, each unit shall have at least 2 elevators, of which at least 1 shall be stretcher-accommodating elevator and at least 1 shall be fire fighting elevator.When wide car is used for stretcher lift, the size of long side of car should not be less than 1.60m, and the size of short side of car should not be less than 150m. When deep car is used, the width of car should not be less than 1.10m, and the depth of car should not be less than 2.10m.The lift car door that can accommodate stretcher lift should not be less than 0.90m clear.”Housing Project Code” emphasizes that the installation of ladder in existing residential buildings should not reduce structural safety and affect the normal use of function.The load capacity of the elevator shall not be less than 320kg, and the net width of the car door shall not be less than 0.80m.Beijing Youth Daily reporter Zhu Kaiyun editor/Tian Ye