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Parking garage underneath new apartment building must have sprinkler system

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

Effective date: 1 July 2022

What changes?

Do you work in construction? Parking garages underneath newly built multi-storey apartment buildings must be fitted with a sprinkler installation.

For whom?

  • construction companies
  • project developers
  • suppliers of sprinkler systems

When?

It is expected this change in the Decree on construction works in the living environment (Besluit bouwwerken leefomgeving, Bbl) will enter into force on 1 July 2022.

Online consultation: You may offer your opinion on this bill until 15 August 2021 (in Dutch).

Please note: The effective date of this measure is not yet final. Entry into force is subject to its passing through the upper and lower houses of parliament or proclamation of the Order in Council (Algemene Maatregel van Bestuur, AMvB) or ministerial decree and publication in the Staatsblad or Staatscourant (Government Gazette, in Dutch).

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