The draft Royal Decree contains several adaptations to the fire safety regulations of buildings to be built, including extensive adaptation of the regulations for parking lots, furnace rooms and the burning behaviour of facades.
Draft Royal Decree amending the Royal Decree of 7 July 1994 laying down basic fire and explosion prevention standards with which new buildings must comply
The decree is aimed at adapting the requirements in the Royal Decree of 7 July 1994 laying down basic fire and explosion prevention standards with which new buildings must comply. These rules govern the fire safety of new buildings to be built and the extensions of existing buildings.
The draft contains an extensive adaptation of the requirements for the fire safety of parking lots and the burning behaviour of facades.
Fire safety standards for furnace rooms, fuel storage rooms and chimneys were explicitly included in the regulations of the Royal Decree of 7 July 1994.
There are also changes to the regulations for lifts, fire doors, roofs, wooden terraces, distance between facades, suspended ceilings, duplexes and plywoods, inner staircases, the road to an exit, the evacuation road at an evacuation level, the distance between stairwells, technical premises and fire-fighting equipment.
The other articles contain various adaptations and amendments that improve and clarify the existing fire safety requirements of the new buildings to be established.