This section includes building work for decks, platforms, bridges, boardwalks which will be accessible by the public. It also includes short-span bridges on private land, without public access.
The table below shows the exemptions included in this section and the professional you will need to hire.
|Description||Is an authorised professional legally required?||Who can provide professional advice?|
|7.1||Decks, platforms, bridges and boardwalks||No||Licensed Building Practitioner or Chartered Professional Engineer|
|7.2||Short-span bridges on private land||Yes||Chartered Professional Engineer|
*Owners must look at the relevant section of guidance to identify under which detailed conditions the building work qualifies for the exemption.