Rational Designs are carried out to determine and apply the correct safety standards and conditions, to reduce the risk of fire and minimise the effect of an incident should one occur.
A rational design is carried out in conjunction with the National Building Regulations, SABS 0400 of 1990 and the Relative Local Authority By-Laws and Legislation.
These Rational Designs are to ensure that both the developer and the owner are protected, and that all safety standards as required are met.
Rational Designs are carried out in all sectors ie. Residential, Commercial and Industrial developments.
This includes the following:-
- Shop centres and Shops
- Storage Facilities
- Town Houses
- Bulk Fuel Depots
- Retirement Homes
- Thatch Roof Houses, LAPA's and Entertainment areas.
This is but to name just a few of the applications.
Requirements for a Rational Design
- 3 x Sets of Plans, Incl. Site, Elevation and Floor Layout Plans. (Coloured in)
- 2 x Appointment Letters to be completed.
Plans to be approved before Construction, Alterations and/or Additions commences