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.
|Is an authorised professional legally required?
|Who can provide professional advice?
|Decks, platforms, bridges and boardwalks
|Licensed Building Practitioner or Chartered Professional Engineer
|Short-span bridges on private land
|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.