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SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT ORDINANCE ON BUILDING

SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT ORDINANCE ON BUILDING

CHAPTER Ⅰ GENERAL PROVISIONS Article 1 (Purpose) The purpose of this Ordinance is to provide for matters delegated by the Building Act, the Enforcement Decree of the aforesaid Act, the Enforcement Rule of the aforesaid Act, and other relevant statutes or regulations to be prescribed by a municipal ordinance and matters necessary for the enforcement thereof.
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 2 (Scope of Application) This Ordinance shall apply to buildings and sites therefor situated in any administrative district of Seoul Special Metropolitan City (hereinafter referred to as the "Seoul Government").
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 3 (Relaxed Application) (1) "Areas prescribed by Building Ordinance of a City/Do" in Article 6 (1) 4 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (hereinafter referred to as the "Decree") means any of the following areas designated and publicly announced by the Mayor of the Seoul Metropolitan Government (hereinafter referred to as the "Mayor"): <Amended by Ordinance No. 4997, Jul. 15, 2010; Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015; Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6625, Sep. 21, 2017; Ordinance No. 6693, Jan. 4, 2018; Ordinance No. 6899, Jul. 19, 2018; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018; Ordinance No. 6919, Oct. 4, 2018; Ordinance No. 7046, Mar. 28, 2019>
1. Areas designated for preserving historical and cultural resources, such as Hanoks (referring to traditional Korean-style houses) and other architectural assets, old paths and old waterways, which are district unit planning areas within the Historical Downtown Area in Hanyangdoseong, the Seoul City Wall, under subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Seoul Metropolitan Government Ordinance on Special Support to Historical Downtown Area in Hanyangdoseong, the Seoul City Wall;
2. Areas where many Hanoks are densely situated under Article 15 (1) of the Seoul Metropolitan Government Ordinance on Value Enhancement of Hanok and Other Architectural Assets;
3. Historical and cultural special landscape district under Article 8-2 (1) 1 of the Seoul Metropolitan Government Ordinance on Urban Planning;
4. Areas where restoration projects (small unit custom projects) are implemented to preserve historical and cultural resources, such as old paths and old waterways pursuant to Article 8 (1) 8 of the Seoul Metropolitan Government Ordinance on the Improvement of Urban Areas and Residential Environments, among improvement areas designated and publicly notified pursuant to Article 16 of the Act on the Improvement of Urban Areas and Residential Environments for implementing redevelopment projects.
(2) Each person who intends to request the application of relaxed standards under the Building Act (hereinafter referred to as the "Act"), the Decree, the Enforcement Rule of the Building Act (hereinafter referred to as the "Rule") or this Ordinance to a building site or a building (hereinafter referred to as "building site, etc.") pursuant to Article 5 (1) of the Act and Article 6 (1) of the Decree, shall submit a Request for the Application of Relaxed Standards in attached Form 1 to the permitting authority (referring to the Mayor or the head of an autonomous Gu (hereinafter referred to as "head of a Gu") who has authority to grant a permit for the relevant building; hereinafter the same shall apply) along with relevant documents, such as architectural drawings. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(3) The permitting authority in receipt of a request under paragraph (2), shall determine whether to relax standards and the scope of the application of relaxed standards following deliberation by the relevant building committee pursuant to Article 5 (2) of the Act; and shall notify an applicant of the result of its determination within 30 days from the date on which the applicant submits the request: Provided, That where the relevant building committee considers it necessary to supplement documents or conduct a reexamination after its deliberation, the permitting authority shall notify the applicant of the final result within 30 days from the date on which it receives supplementary documents or on which it requests the relevant building committee to conduct a reexamination. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(4) Where the permitting authority determines whether to relax standards and the scope of the application of relaxed standards following deliberation by the relevant building committee pursuant to paragraph (3), it shall take the following into consideration and shall relax standards to the minimum extent deemed necessary: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. Reasons why it becomes unreasonable to apply the Act, the Decree, the Rule, or this Ordinance (hereinafter referred to as "statutes or regulations, etc.") to the relevant building site, etc. shall not have been provided voluntarily by the owner of the building site, etc. or an interested party;
2. The application of relaxed standards shall be based on cases where it becomes unreasonable to apply the relevant provisions of statutes or regulations, etc. due to a change in the relevant statutes, systems, etc. or due to distinct physical conditions of the building site, etc.
(5) The following shall be considered to determine the size of extension under subparagraph 1 of Article 2-5 of the Rule, and shall also be considered to ratify an illegal structure included in the part to be extended: <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5184, Oct. 27, 2011; Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016>
1. A building facade plan: Matters concerning the preservation of the existing building, improvement of the rooftop conditions, improvement of signboards, etc.;
2. A structural reinforcement plan;
3. An energy-saving plan;
4. A plan for the construction of alleys, etc., based on policies of the Seoul Government and autonomous Gus.
(6) A relaxed percentage pursuant to Article 6 (2) 3 (b) of the Decree shall not exceed 120/100. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5507, May 16, 2013; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(7) The floor area ratio to be applied pursuant to Article 6 (2) 5 (b) of the Decree shall be the floor area ratio to which a floor area ratio of community facilities is added not exceeding 120/100 of the floor area ratio that applies to the relevant area: Provided, That the foregoing shall be limited to cases where community facilities are built, which the permitting authority deems necessary. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5507, May 16, 2013; Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(8) Community facilities the permitting authority deems necessary pursuant to paragraph (7) shall be any of the following facilities: <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016>
1. A facility for senior citizens, weak people, etc., such as a day-care center and a senior citizen center;
2. A facility for juveniles and for the revitalization of neighboring communities, such as a library and an educational facility.

Article 4 (Special Cases concerning Existing Buildings) (1) With respect to an existing building or building site that does no longer conform to statutes or regulations, etc. due to the enactment or amendment of statutes or regulations, etc. or due to reasons under the subparagraphs of Article 6-2 (1) of the Decree, the permitting authority may grant permission for, or accept a report on, construction (limited to reconstruction, extension, or remodeling) or a change of the use thereof in any of the following cases pursuant to Article 6 of the Act and Articles 6-2 and 14 (6) of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 5377, Nov. 1, 2012, Ordinance No. 5507, May 16, 2013; Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6700, Jan. 4, 2018; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. Where an existing building is rebuilt;
2. Where the part to be extended or remodeled conforms to statutes or regulations, etc.;
3. Where the site area for an existing building is smaller than that specified in Article 29 of this Ordinance pursuant to Article 57 of the Act due to the installation of an urban planning facility or the construction of a road under the Road Act, and the existing building is extended or remodeled within the extent of the total floor area;
4. Where the existing building does no longer conform to Article 55 or 56 of the Act due to the installation of an urban planning facility or due to the construction of a road under the Road Act and so is extended within the extent of the total floor area of the existing building to build toilets, staircases, or elevators and maintain the functions of the building otherwise;
5. Where the distance from the construction line of the existing building built before May 9, 2007 or the boundary line of an adjoining building site is less than the distance specified by the guidelines for vacant land within a building site under attached Table 4 related to Article 30 of this Ordinance pursuant to Article 58 of the Act, and the existing building is extended to the extent not violating statutes, etc. at the time of the construction thereof;
6. Where the use to be changed, facility standards, etc. conform to the relevant statutes, etc.: Provided, That the provisions of Article 30 may not apply where the distance from the construction line of the existing building built before May 29, 2007 or the boundary line of an adjoining building site is less than the distance specified in Article 30;
7. Where an existing Hanok is reconstructed as a Hanok.

CHAPTER Ⅱ BUILDING COMMITTEE Article 5 (Organization) (1) A Building Committee to be established in the Seoul Metropolitan Government (hereinafter referred to as the "Seoul Committee") pursuant to Article 5-5 (1) of the Decree shall be comprised as follows: <Amended by Ordinance No. 5137, Jul 28, 2011; Ordinance No. 5208, Dec. 29, 2011; Ordinance No. 5377, Nov. 1, 2012, Ordinance No. 5507, May 16, 2013; Ordinance No. 5767, Dec. 11, 2014; Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015; Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. The Seoul Committee shall be comprised of not less than 25 nor more than 150 members, including one chairperson and one vice chairperson, in consideration of gender equality: Provided, That where the Seoul Committee executes deliberation pursuant to Article 5-5 (1) 7 of the Decree, it shall arrange so that the number of experts in the relevant field may be at least 1/4 of the number of members who attend its meetings to execute deliberation. In such cases, if necessary, it may appoint or commission related experts who only attend its meetings to execute the relevant deliberation;
2. The Mayor may appoint or commission members of the Seoul Committee pursuant to Article 5-5 (4) of the Decree;
3. The Mayor shall appoint or commission the chairperson and the vice chairperson of the Seoul Committee among members he or she appoints or commissions pursuant to subparagraph 2;
4. The term of office of members who are not public officials shall be two years, and they may serve a second consecutive term only;
5. Where the Mayor appoints public officials as members, he or she shall appoint such members not more than 1/4 of the total number of the members;
6. The Mayor shall commission members who are not public officials on the recommendation of a related organization or institution, such as a learned society or association related to architecture or through procedures for recruitment.
(2) A Building Committee to be established in each autonomous Gu of Seoul Special Metropolitan City (hereinafter referred to as the "Gu Committee") pursuant to Article 5-5 (1) of the Decree shall be comprised as follows: <Amended by Ordinance No. 5377, Nov. 1, 2012, Ordinance No. 5507, May 16, 2013; Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015; Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. The Gu Committee shall be comprised of not less than 25 nor more than 60 members, including one chairperson and one vice chairperson, in consideration of gender equality: Provided, That where the Gu Committee executes deliberation pursuant to Article 5-5 (1) 7 of the Decree, it shall arrange so that the number of experts in the relevant field may be at least 1/4 of the number of members who attend its meetings to execute deliberation. In such cases, if necessary, it may appoint or commission related experts who only attend its meetings to execute the relevant deliberation;
2. The head of each Gu shall appoint or commission members of the Gu Committee pursuant to Article 5-5 (4) of the Decree;
3. The head of each Gu shall appoint or commission the chairperson and the vice chairperson of the Gu Committee among its members he or she appoints or commissions pursuant to subparagraph 2;
4. The term of office of members who are not public officials shall be two years, and they may serve a second consecutive term only;
5. Where the head of each Gu appoints public officials as members, he or she shall appoint such members not more than 1/4 of the total number of the members;
6. The head of each Gu shall commission members who are not public officials on the recommendation of a related organization or institution, such as a learned society or association related to architecture or through procedures for recruitment.

Article 5-2 (Disqualification of, Challenge to, or Voluntary Refrainment by, Members) (1) Where a member of the Seoul Committee or each Gu committee (hereinafter referred to as "committee") under Article 5 falls under any of the following, he or she shall be disqualified from deliberation or voting: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015; Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016>
1. Where the member or a person who is or was his or her spouse becomes a person directly involved in the relevant agenda item (where the person directly involved is a corporation, organization, etc., including its executive officers; hereafter the same shall apply in this subparagraph and subparagraph 2) or a person who holds the right jointly or is jointly liable for obligations with the person directly involved in the relevant agenda item;
2. Where the member is or was a relative of the person directly involved in the relevant agenda item;
3. Where the member has provided advice, conducted research, provided services (including a subcontract), made an appraisal or conducted an inspection regarding the relevant agenda item;
4. Where the member or a corporation, organization, etc. to which he or she belongs is or was an agent of the person directly involved in the relevant agenda item;
5. Where a company, etc., in which the member holds office or held office in the last three years as an executive officer or an employee, has provided advice, conducted research, provided services (including a subcontract), made an appraisal or conducted an inspection regarding the relevant agenda item.
(2) Where a person directly involved in the relevant agenda item has a reason based on which it is difficult for him or her to expect a fair deliberation or voting from a member, he or she may apply for a challenge to the committee, and the committee shall determine the challenge by its vote. In such cases, the party to the challenge shall not participate in voting. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015>
(3) Where a member who has a reason for disqualification under paragraph (1), he or she shall voluntarily refrain from deliberation or voting of the relevant agenda item. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5507, May 16, 2013]

Article 5-3 (Dismissal or Decommission of Members) Where a member of the relevant Building Committee falls under any of the following, the Mayor or the head of a Gu may dismiss the relevant member from office: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 18, 2018; Ordinance No. 7265, Jul. 18, 2019>
1. Where he or she is severely difficult or unable to perform his or her duties due to a long-term mental or physical breakdown;
2. Where he or she is deemed unfit to be a member due to dereliction of duty, injury to dignity or other reasons;
3. Where he or she fails to voluntarily refrain from deliberation or voting though he or she falls under any of Article 5-2 (1).
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015]

Article 6 (Subcommittees) (1) Where it is necessary to efficiently execute deliberation, each committee may establish and operate subcommittees to seek advice from them.
(2) Each subcommittee shall be comprised of at least five members, and its chairperson shall be elected by and from among its members.
(3) Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015>
(4) Articles 7 through 14 shall apply mutatis mutandis to meetings and the operation of the subcommittees.

Article 6-2 (Expert Committees) (1) Where it is necessary to efficiently execute deliberation, each committee may establish the expert committee for construction-related civil petitions and expert committees in each field of building plans, building structures, building facilities, etc. (hereinafter referred to as "expert committee") pursuant to Article 4 (2) of the Act and Article 5-6 of the Decree. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(2) Each expert committee of the Seoul Committee shall be comprised of at least five members of the Seoul Committee and each expert committee of the Gu Committee shall be comprised of at least five members of the Gu Committee. The chairperson of each expert committee shall be elected by and from among its members. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(3) Where agenda items are deliberated by the expert committee in lieu of deliberation by the committee, such agenda items shall be deemed deliberated by the committee.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015]

Article 6-3 (Composition of Expert Committee for Construction-Related Civil Petitions) (1) Each expert committee for construction-related civil petitions under Article 4-4 of the Act shall be comprised of not more than ten members, including one chairperson. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016>
(2) The Mayor shall appoint or commission members of the Metropolitan expert committee for construction-related civil petitions and the head of each Gu shall appoint or commission members of the autonomous Gu expert committee for construction-related civil petitions from among the following persons who have extensive knowledge and experience concerning construction or law, in consideration of gender equality: Provided, That where he or she appoints public officials as members, he or she shall appoint such members not more than 1/4 of the total number of members: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6370, Jan. 5, 2017; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. Persons holding office of public official in Grade 5 or above;
2. Persons holding office of assistant professor or above teaching construction or law in a college or university under the Higher Education Act;
3. Persons hold office of judge, prosecutor or attorney-at-law;
4. Persons who have reported the establishment of an architectural firm and engage in business as certified architects pursuant to the Certified Architects Act;
5. Persons who engage in business as professional engineers in the field of construction under the National Technical Qualifications Act;
6. Persons with extensive knowledge and experience concerning construction work or the construction industry who has at least seven years' work experience in the field of construction work or the construction industry.
(3) Each chairperson shall represent the relevant expert committee for construction-related civil petitions and preside over its affairs. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(4) The term of office of members who are not public officials shall be two years, and they may serve a second consecutive term only.
(5) Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015]

Article 6-4 (Operation of Expert Committee for Construction-Related Civil Petitions) (1) The chairperson of each expert committee for construction-related civil petitions shall convene and preside over its meetings where an application for deliberation under Article 4-5 (1) of the Act is filed. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(2) Where the chairperson of each expert committee for construction-related civil petitions intends to convene a meeting, he or she shall notify each member of the date and time, the place and agenda items of the meeting in writing at least five days before he or she holds the meeting: Provided, That in case of emergency, the foregoing shall not apply. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(3) A quorum for the meeting of each expert committee for construction-related civil petitions shall be a majority of the incumbent members; and pass resolutions with concurring votes of a majority of the members present. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016>
(4) Where several applicants who have common interests exist, the chairperson of each expert committee for construction-related civil petitions may recommend the applicants to select their representative. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(5) Related regulations of the committee shall apply mutatis mutandis to other necessary matters concerning the operation of the expert committee for construction-related civil petitions. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015]

Article 7 (Functions and Procedures) (1) Matters to be deliberated by each committee under Article 5-5 (1) of the Decree shall be classified as follows: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4898, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 4997, Jul. 15, 2010; Ordinance No. 5184, Oct. 27, 2011; Ordinance No. 5377, Nov. 1, 2012; Ordinance No. 5507, May 16, 2013; Ordinance No. 5985, Jul. 30, 2015; Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015; Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6346, Sep. 29, 2016; Ordinance No. 6625, Sep. 21, 2017; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018; Ordinance No. 6916, Oct. 4, 2018; Ordinance No. 7265, Jul. 18, 2019>
1. Matters to be deliberated by the Seoul Committee:
(a) Matters concerning the enactment and amendment of the Seoul Metropolitan Government Ordinance on Building;
(b) Matters concerning whether to relax any regulation under building-related statutes or regulations and the scope of application thereof under Article 5 of the Act (applicable only where the Mayor is the permitting authority);
(c) The following matters concerning public-use buildings, buildings within special landscape district and buildings for sale, subject to deliberation under Article 5-5 (1) 8 of the Decree:
i) Matters concerning the construction works of a building, the total floor area of which is at least 100,000 square meters or a building with at least 21 floors;
ii) Matters concerning the construction works of buildings under Article 5-5 (1) 4 through 6 of the Decree to be executed by the Seoul Government or a public corporation established by the Seoul Government;
iii) Matters falling under any of sub-items i) and ii) concerning structural safety of public-use buildings and special-structure buildings;
(d) Matters concerning the determination of the statutory maximum floor area ratio under Article 54 (3) 7 of the Act on the Improvement of Urban Areas and Residential Environments;
(e) Deleted; <by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015>
(f) Matters concerning whether a building on which an application for deliberation by the building committee is filed is appropriate for the purpose of designating a special building zone pursuant to Article 72 (1) and (2) of the Act; and concerning a special exception plan, etc. (excluding cases where a Hanok is built);
(g) The following matters concerning buildings under item (c):
i) Matters concerning an architectural design for a building for which excavation works are performed down to a depth of at least ten meters or at least two basement levels, and at least five-meter high retaining walls are constructed;
ii) Matters concerning an architectural design for a building for which the aggregate of the height of stone walls, retaining walls, etc. and the depth of excavation is at least ten meters, and for which excavation works are performed down to less than two basement levels where stone walls, retaining walls, etc. are located within the scope of influence of excavation;
iii) Matters concerning an architectural design for construction works which have an obsolete building (buildings made of over 30 years old reinforced concrete structures or over 20 years old masonry structures) within two times the depth of excavation (horizontal projection length in cases of the steep slope) or which have retaining walls or stone walls, etc. over 2 meters high;
iv) Other matters concerning an architectural design for a building for which the permitting authority deems it necessary to deliberate on excavation in consideration of the site conditions of the relevant building site, such as soil conditions, the groundwater level and an excavation plan;
(h) Advice concerning the designation of a remodeling promotion zone under Article 6 (1) 6 of the Decree;
(i) Other matters subject to deliberation under statutes, and matters the Mayor tables at a meeting of the Committee because he or she deems it necessary to seek advice from the Committee.
2. Matters to be deliberated by each Gu committee:
(a) Matters concerning the designation of building lines under Article 46 (2) of the Act;
(b) Matters concerning whether to relax building-related statutes and the scope of application thereof under Article 5 of the Act (applicable only where the head of a Gu is the permitting authority);
(c) Matters concerning the construction works of buildings which do not fall under subparagraph 1 (c) and (d), but fall under Article 5-5 (1) 4 through 6 of the Decree and within special landscape district (Provided, That buildings which the permitting authority deems to have no impact on a fine view, which abut the back lane within the special landscape district, shall be excluded): Provided, That in cases of buildings for sale, matters concerning the construction works of the following buildings shall be deliberated by each Gu committee:
i) A building, the total floor area of which is at least 3,000 square meters;
ii) A multi-family housing with at least 20 households (urban residential housing with at least 30 households);
iii) An officetel with at least 20 rooms;
(d) Matters falling under paragraph (1) 1 (g) i) through iv) concerning buildings which do not fall under paragraph (1) 1 (c);
(e) Matters concerning the dismantlement of an existing building which has at least 5 floors above ground or is at least 13 meters high, or which has at least 2 basement floors or is at least 5 meters deep (Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply where deliberation on the dismantlement of an existing building is included in deliberation under paragraph (1) 1 (c) and (g); and the dismantlement of the existing building within an area for an improvement project under the Act on the Improvement of Urban Areas and Residential Environments) is subject to deliberation;
(f) Advice concerning the designation of a remodeling promotion zone under Article 6 (1) 6 of the Decree;
(g) Other matters subject to deliberation under statutes, and matters the head of a Gu tables at a meeting of the Gu committee because he or she deems it necessary to seek advice from the Gu committee.
(2) The following matters concerning buildings (including the existing building) which have been deliberated by the committee pursuant to paragraph (1), may be exempted from deliberation by the relevant building committee: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply where the committee requires rectifications at the time of deliberation or the conditions of deliberation are modified: <Amended by Ordinance No. 5184, Oct. 27, 2011; Ordinance No. 5377, Nov. 1, 2012; Ordinance No. 5507, May 16, 2013; Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6700, Jan. 4, 2018; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. Matters falling under Article 5 (2) of the Decree;
2. Alteration of windows and doors or railings of a building;
3. Increase or decrease of areas for public open space, landscaping space, etc. which should be secured pursuant to statutes or regulations, by up to 1/10; or change of the location of a building by less than one meter;
4. Change of the core location of a building by less than two meters or the location of the major flow thereof by less than ten meters;
5. Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 5377, Nov. 1, 2012>
(3) Any person who intends to build a building under paragraph (1) may file an Application for Deliberation in attached Form 2 with the Committee before he or she applies for a building permit under Article 11 of the Act: Provided, That when any person other than a landowner (excluding an improvement project implementer under the Act on the Improvement of Urban Areas and Residential Environments) files an application for deliberation, he or she shall submit written consents of landowners who own at least 2/3 of the area of land. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(4) The head of a Gu may submit a request for deliberation along with his or her opinion where he or she requests the Seoul Committee to deliberate on a building subject to deliberation by the Seoul Committee under paragraph (1) 1 (c) or (d). <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(5) Except as otherwise provided for in paragraphs (1) through (4), matters necessary for deliberation on a building plan by the committee shall be prescribed by rule the Seoul Government.

Article 8 (Duties of Chairperson) (1) The chairperson shall preside over the affairs of the committee and represent it. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(2) The vice chairperson shall assist the chairperson, and perform the duties of the chairperson on his or her behalf where the chairperson is unable to perform his or her duties.

Article 9 (Meetings) (1) The chairperson of the committee shall convene meetings of the committee and chair the meetings.
(2) Each meeting of the Committee shall be comprised of the chairperson and not less than 9 nor more than 21 members he or she designates in consultation with the vice chairperson for each meeting; and a quorum for a meeting of the committee shall be a majority of its constituent members and adopt resolutions by concurring votes of a majority of those present. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4997, Jul. 15, 2010; Ordinance No. 5103, May 26, 2011; Ordinance No. 5266, Mar. 15, 2012>
(3) through (5) Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015>
(6) The chairperson shall determine the agenda item of a meeting and members to participate in deliberation at least ten days before he or she holds the meeting; and shall notify each member of the agenda item to be taken up at the meeting at least seven days before he or she holds the meeting: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply where the agenda item should be kept confidential or where extenuating circumstances exist. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5507, May 16, 2013>
(7) Where the chairperson determines members to participate in deliberation pursuant to paragraph (6), he or she shall notify an applicant for deliberation of a list of members. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5507, May 16, 2013>
(8) Among matters subject to deliberation under Article 7 (1), the chairperson shall hold a meeting of the Committee to deliberate on matters concerning the construction, etc. of a building under Article 11 of the Act within 30 days from the date of receiving an application for deliberation. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5507, May 16, 2013>

Article 10 (Keeping of Minutes) (1) Each committee shall prepare and keep minutes or written deliberations and resolutions.
(2) Each committee may have a stenographer to take minutes.
(3) Each committee shall have an administrative secretary to conduct administrative affairs, and a person appointed by the chairperson from among the employees belonging thereto shall become the administrative secretary. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 11 (Confidentiality) No committee member or person involved in the affairs of each committee shall disclose any confidential information he or she has become aware of in the course of performing his or her duties to a third party.
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 12 (Request for Submission of Materials) (1) If deemed necessary, each committee may conduct a field inspection or summon related public officials, appropriate experts, architects, or contractors to appear and make statements at a meeting of the committee or demand a related agency or organization to submit relevant materials.
(2) Upon request by a project owner, an architect, an applicant for deliberation, etc., each committee may allow him or her to attend its meeting to make explanations concerning the relevant agenda item, etc. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5507, May 16, 2013>
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 13 (Allowances) Allowances or travel expenses may be reimbursed to the members who attend meetings of each committee within budgetary limit: Provided, That this shall not apply where members who are public officials attend such meetings in direct connection with their duties. <Amended by Ordinance No.6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 14 (Operating Rules) Except as otherwise provided for in this Ordinance, matters concerning the meetings and operation of each committee shall be determined by the chairperson following a resolution by the committee.
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

CHAPTER Ⅲ CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS Article 15 (Fees for Building Permits) Fees under Article 17 (2) of the Act and Article 10 (1) of the Rule shall be as specified in attached Table 2: Provided, That such fees shall not be collected when a building is constructed or substantially repaired for disaster relief. <Amended by Ordinance No. 5377, Nov. 1, 2012; Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 16 (Deposits for Safety Control of Construction Sites) (1) "Building specified by municipal ordinance of the competent local government" in Article 13 (2) of the Act means a building whose total floor area is at least 1,000 square meters (excluding a building built by the State or a local government): Provided, That where a building is extended, the foregoing shall apply only where the total floor area of the extended part of the building is at least 1,000 square meters. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(2) A deposit under Article 13 (2) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as "deposit") shall be made with regard to a building under paragraph (1), and the amount thereof shall be calculated by any of the following formulas. In such cases, "construction cost" means an amount obtained by multiplying the standard construction cost publicly notified by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport pursuant to Article 14 (2) of the Seoul Metropolitan Area Readjustment Planning Act by the total floor area: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. If total floor area is not more than 10,000 square meters: An amount equivalent to one percent of the construction cost;
2. If total floor area is more than 10,000 square meters but not more than 30,000 square meters: An amount calculated in accordance with subparagraph 1 (limited to the part with total floor area of not more than 10,000 square meters) + an amount equivalent to 0.5 percent of the construction cost (limited to the part with total floor area of more than 10,000 square meters);
3. If total floor area is more than 30,000 square meters: An amount calculated in accordance with subparagraph 2 (limited to the part with total floor area of not more than 30,000 square meters) + an amount equivalent to 0.3 percent of the construction cost (limited to the part with total floor area of more than 30,000 square meters).
(3) A deposit may be made in cash or replaced by a letter of guarantee referred to in Article 10-2 (1) of the Decree. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015>
(4) If a deposit is replaced by a letter of guarantee under paragraph (3), the guarantee period shall be calculated by adding any of the following periods to the construction period: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. If total floor area is not more than 10,000 square meters: A period of not less than six but less than eight months;
2. If total floor area is more than 10,000 square meters but not more than 30,000 square meters: A period of not less than eight but less than ten months;
3. If total floor area is more than 30,000 square meters: A period of not less than ten nor more than twelve months.
(5) If a person who succeeds to the status of the owner of a building by a transfer of the title to the building in accordance with Article 11 of the Rule (hereinafter referred to as "successor") succeeds to the rights to the relevant deposit, the successor shall be deemed to have made the deposit, but the successor shall make a deposit if it is impossible to transfer the deposit already made or if the successor has not succeeded to the rights to the relevant deposit.
(6) Each deposit shall be paid when the commencement of construction is reported: Provided, That where the total floor area is increased or decreased due to a change, etc. in permitted matters after such report (excluding where the total floor area is not more than 1/10), the deposit shall be recalculated and the difference between the recalculated deposit and the deposit paid under paragraph (3) shall be additionally paid or returned. In such cases, the construction cost shall be calculated on the basis of the date of such report. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(7) When a building permit is granted pursuant to Article 11 of the Act, the estimated amount of the deposit shall be notified, and the deposit (including a letter of guarantee) shall be returned pursuant to Article 13 (3) of the Act, when a letter of approval for use is issued pursuant to Article 22 of the Act. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015>
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

(1) Temporary buildings which may be permitted to be constructed as urban planning facilities or on a prearranged site for urban planning facilities pursuant to Article 20 (1) of the Act shall conform to the following standards: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. The temporary buildings shall not be of a reinforced concrete or steel reinforced concrete structure;
2. The existence period of the temporary buildings shall not exceed three years: Provided, That such period may be extended until the relevant urban planning project is carried out;
3. The temporary buildings shall have three or less floors;
4. The temporary buildings shall not require any installment of new arterial supply facilities, such as electricity, waterworks and gas;
5. The temporary buildings shall not be intended for sale in units as multi-family housing or sale and business facilities;
6. The temporary buildings shall conform to Article 64 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply where an implementation plan for each phase has not been established within a period given for establishing the implementation plan for each phase.
(2) When the construction of a temporary building is permitted pursuant to paragraph (1), the permitting authority shall consult with the division responsible for the relevant urban planning project on whether the building causes a problem to the project.
(3) "Other buildings specified by Ordinance on Building" in Article 15 (5) 16 of the Decree means those specified in the following table: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4977, Apr. 22, 2010; Ordinance No. 5377, Nov. 1, 2012; Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015; Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6304, Jul. 14, 2016>


※ "Other buildings specified by Ordinance on Building" in Article 15 (5) 16 of the Decree is attached as a file

(4) Pursuant to subparagraph 2 of Article 18 of the Decree, design documents for a temporary building under the subparagraphs (excluding subparagraphs 2 and 4) of Article 15 (5) of the Decree may be prepared by any person other than a certified architect. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4997, Jul. 15, 2010; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 18 (Approval for Use of Building) Each building with total floor area of more than 2,000 square meters may obtain a letter of approval for use without receiving a pre-use inspection pursuant to the proviso to Article 22 (2) of the Act: Provided, That the permitting authority may conduct an inspection to issue a letter of approval for use, if deemed necessary. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 18-2 (Recruitment and Designation of Project Supervisors) (1) The Mayor shall publicly recruit project supervisors pursuant to the following in consultation with the head of each Gu to prepare the register of project supervisors pursuant to Article 25 (2) of the Act and Article 19-2 (2) of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6620, Sep. 21, 2017>
1. He or she shall publicly recruit project supervisors at least once a year on a regular basis to prepare the register of project supervisors;
2. Where he or she intends to recruit project supervisors, he or she shall publicly announce a recruitment notice in a place were project supervisors within the relevant jurisdiction may access easily, such as the website of the Seoul Government and of each autonomous Gu, the Architectural Information System and the website of the related association, for at least 20 days;
3. A project supervisor shall be a certified architect under the main sentence of Article 19-2 (2) of the Decree, who belongs to an architectural firm located in Seoul.
(2) Where the Mayor receives an Application for Registration in attached Form 5 from a certified architect who applies for the registration of a project supervisor pursuant to paragraph (1), he or she shall directly enter the name of the relevant certified architect in the Register of Project Supervisors in attached Form 6 and manage the Register only where the certified architect falls under the following and has no ground for de-registration thereof under paragraph (6); and shall make publicthe Register of Project Supervisors through the website, etc. of the Seoul Government and of each autonomous Gu: Provided, That the Mayor may prepare, utilize, manage and publicize the Register of Project Supervisors in consideration of project supervision work loads, the distribution of certified architects, etc. in consultation with the heads of Gus; and may specially determine and publicly notify guidelines concerning the establishment of a geographical area and an application for registration of a project supervisor after hearing the opinion of an institution that conducts affairs on his or her behalf under paragraph (9): <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. A person who is not ordered to suspend business or is not suspending operations as of the date of publicly announcing the recruitment of project supervisors;
2. A person who has not been subject to administrative disposition more severe than the suspension of business within one year before the date of publicly announcing the recruitment of project supervisors;
3. A person in whose case two years have elapsed from the date he or she was subject to de-registration of a project supervisor because he or she falls under paragraph (5) 4 through 6 as of the date of publicly announcing the recruitment of project supervisors;
4. A person who has not been appointed as a full-time project supervisor of another construction site as of the date of filing an application for the registration of a project supervisor.
(3) Where a project supervisor registered in the Register of Project Supervisors pursuant to paragraph (2) becomes unable to perform the project supervision duties due to the following reasons, he or she shall submit a Request for Postponement of the Designation of a Project Supervisor in attached Form 8 to the permitting authority within seven days from the date the relevant reason arises; where matters concerning the establishment of an architectural firm are altered, he or she shall submit alterations to the permitting authority within seven days from the date the relevant matters are altered; and where administrative disposition more severe than the suspension of business is imposed under the relevant statutes, such as the Act and the Certified Architects Act, he or she shall submit the result of the administrative disposition within seven days from the date he or she is subject to such administrative disposition: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. Where he or she receives medical treatment or is hospitalized due to disease for at least 16 days;
2. Where he or she makes a domestic or overseas business trip for at least 16 days;
3. Where a certified architect registered in the Register performs the project supervision duties as a full-time project supervisor;
4. Where he or she becomes unable to perform the project supervision duties in extenuating circumstances (such as a failure to submit documentary evidence).
(4) Where a certified architect registered as a project supervisor falls under the following cases, the permitting authority shall immediately notify the Mayor who manages the Register of Project Supervisors of such cases: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. Where it has received a Request for Postponement of the Designation of a Project Supervisor pursuant to paragraph (3);
2. Where it has received a report on any alterations to a project supervisor pursuant to paragraph (3);
3. Where the certified architect has been subject to administrative disposition more severe than the suspension of business pursuant to paragraph (3);
4. Where the certified architect becomes unable to perform the project supervision duties in extenuating circumstances.
(5) Where the permitting authority designates a project supervisor pursuant to Article 19-2 (4) of the Decree, it shall appoint the project supervisor on a random basis in principle from among the persons registered in the Register of Project Supervisors prepared pursuant to paragraph (2): Provided, That it shall not designate any of the following persons as a project supervisor: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. A person who is being subject to the suspension of business or is suspending operations;
2. A person who has closed an architectural firm or return his or her license;
3. A person who has requested the exclusion from designation because it is difficult for him or her to perform the project supervision duties for reasons under the subparagraphs of paragraph (3);
4. A person who has refused the designation as a project supervisor at least twice a year for other than reasons under the subparagraphs of paragraph (3);
5. A person who has sought or accepted money and other valuables from a project owner, etc. other than the contracted price in relation to project supervision;
6. Where the project supervision mediation committee deems a person unfit to be a project supervisor due to dereliction of duty, injury to dignity and other reasons.
(6) Where the head of a Gu is unable to designate a project supervisor pursuant to paragraph (5), he or she shall immediately notify the Mayor of such case; and the Mayor shall revoke the registration of a project supervisor where he or she deems it is difficult for the project supervisor to perform the project supervision duties in consideration of reasons, the period, etc.
(7) The permitting authority shall notify the relevant project owner, project supervisor, and architect and the Mayor of the designation of the project supervisor pursuant to paragraph (5) within seven days after it receives an application for designation pursuant to Article 19-3 (1) and (2) of the Rule; and shall record the details of designation in the Book of Designation of Project Supervisors in attached Form 7 and manage the details thereof.
(8) A project owner shall provide the project supervisor designated with architectural design documents necessary to report the commencement of construction works under Article 14 (1) of the Rule within seven days after he or she is notified of the designation thereof so that the project supervisor may efficiently perform the project supervision duties; and the project owner and the project supervisor shall enter into a contract within 14 days after they are notified of the designation thereof.
(9) The Mayor and the head of each Gu may entrust a related association, etc. with affairs concerning the management of the Register of Project Supervisors and the Book of Designation of Project Supervisors.
(10) Where necessary, the permitting authority may check the actual conditions of a project supervisor based on surveys or opinions of a project owner of a building, for which the project supervisor was designated and the use of which was approved; and shall notify the Mayor of the details of the actual conditions thereof.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6370, Jan. 5, 2017]

Article 18-3 (Establishment of Project Supervision Mediation Committee) (1) The permitting authority may establish a project supervision mediation committee to mediate project supervision, such as the designation of a project supervisor, etc. in any of the following cases:
1. Where the permitting authority receives a petition for mediating the designation of a project supervisor from the persons involved in construction, such as a project owner, a design architect, and a project supervisor fails to reach an agreement;
2. Where the project owner of a building evades the designation of a project supervisor for the building at least twice;
3. Where mediation is necessary because it is difficult to perform the project supervision duties for a lengthy period of time due to suspension of construction works, noise, etc.;
4. Where it is necessary to determine whether project supervision duties are suspended for the reasons under Article 18-2 (5).
(2) Articles 6-3 and 6-4 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the formation and operation of a project supervision mediation committee.
(3) An application for mediation under paragraph (1) shall be filed in the form of an Application for Mediation of Project Supervision in attached Form 9.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6370, Jan. 5, 2017]

Article 18-4 (Guidelines concerning Supervision Fees) (1) Where a permitting authority designates a project supervisor pursuant to Article 25 (12) of the Act, the project supervision fee rates under attached Table 5 of the Scope of Certified Architect's Services and Standards for Fees for Public Projects (hereinafter referred to as the "Standards for Fees") under Article 19-3 of the Certified Architects Act shall apply mutatis mutandis to supervision fees for part-time supervision; and the actual cost plus fixed fee formula under Article 14 (2) of the Standards for Fees shall apply mutatis mutandis to supervision fees for full-time supervision, and the project owner shall strictly comply with the Standards for Fees when he or she enters into a contract with a project supervisor. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(2) When calculating supervision fees under paragraph (1), the construction costs shall be based on the detailed statement of the relevant construction works or the average value for each use in the unit price schedule for construction of new buildings (The Korea Appraisal Board).
(3) When calculating supervision fees under paragraph (1), attached Table 3 of the Standards for Fees shall apply to the type classifications of buildings.
(4) Where construction costs calculated pursuant to paragraph (2) fall in the middle of constructions costs under attached Table 5 of the Standards for Fees, supervision fees shall be calculated based on linear interpolation.
(5) The project owner and the project supervisor may increase or decrease the amount of supervision fees within 1/10 of supervision fees calculated pursuant to paragraphs (1) through (4).
(6) Where the project owner of a building for which the permitting authority designates a project supervisor pursuant to Article 25 (2) of the Act applies for approval of the use thereof, the permitting authority shall receive a report on the completion of project supervision along with a detailed statement of the receipt of payment of supervision fees, a tax invoice, a copy of the bankbook, etc.; and shall confirm whether supervision fees have been fully paid.
(7) Where a change is made to supervision fees due to a design change, etc., a project supervisor shall submit a modified contract for project supervision.
(8) Where a project supervisor is designated pursuant to other statutes or regulations, supervision fees shall be treated separately.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6370, Jan. 5, 2017]

Article 19 (Agents for On-Site Surveys, Inspections and Confirmations) (1) Any of the following on-site surveys, inspections and confirmations may be vicariously executed, upon approval of the permitting authority, by the design architect of a building subject to permission pursuant to Article 27 (1) of the Act and Article 20 (1) of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. On-site surveys, inspections, and confirmations prior to the issuance of a building permit under Article 11 of the Act (limited to a building with total floor area of not more than 2,000 square meters);
2. On-site surveys, inspections, and confirmations prior to permission for or reporting on a change of the specific use under Article 19 of the Act (limited to cases where a certified architect has drawn up the design documents);
3. On-site surveys, inspections, and confirmations designated andpublicly announced by the permitting authority as deemed necessary.
(2) Where a permitting authority allows a certified architect selected in accordance with the standards set forth in Article 20 (1) of the Decree to vicariously execute on-site surveys, inspections, or confirmations on a building subject to permission in connection with the approval for use or temporary use, pursuant to Article 27 (1) of the Act and Article 20 (1) of the Decree, the total floor area of such building shall not exceed 2,000 square meters: Provided, That the permitting authority may also allow such vicarious execution, if a building with total floor area of more than 2,000 square meters falls under the proviso to Article 18 and the permitting authority deems it necessary to allow a certified architect to vicariously execute on-site surveys, inspections, or confirmations in connection with the approval for use or temporary use. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(3) If an agent under paragraph (1) files an application for a building permit or any other permit along with a report on investigation or inspection regarding the building permit under Article 21 (1) of the Rule, the agent shall be deemed to have vicariously executed the permitting authority's duties.
(4) The Mayor shall prepare a list of certified architects to vicariously execute duties under paragraph (2) by consulting with the heads of Gus.
(5) When the permitting authority intends to allow a certified architect to vicariously execute its duties pursuant to paragraph (2), it shall select such certified architect using the list prepared pursuant to paragraph (4).
(6) When the permitting authority intends to allow a certified architect to vicariously execute its duties pursuant to paragraph (2), it may consult with the Korea Institute of Registered Architects established under the Certified Architects Act to separately establish procedures for the utilization of the list under paragraph (5) and other procedures for the vicarious execution of such duties.
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 20 (Agency Service Fees) As to fees payable by the permitting authority to a person conducting on-site surveys, inspections, and confirmations as an agent under Article 27 (3) of the Act in accordance with Article 21 (3) of the Rule, wages of the relevant year for professional engineers surveyed and published by the Korea Engineering and Consulting Association in accordance with Article 31 of the Engineering Technology Promotion Act and the Engineering Service Fee Standards publicly notified by the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy shall apply mutatis mutandis (or 5/10 of the said fees shall apply mutatis mutandis with regard to agency service fees under Article 19 (1)): Provided, That the amount of agency service fees for on-site investigations, inspections and confirmations under Article 19 (2) shall be determined based on the standards separately set after consultation with the Korea Institute of Registered Architects established under the Certified Architects Act. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015; Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 21 (Qualifications for Construction Advisors) When the head of a Gu intends to appoint construction advisors pursuant to Article 37 of the Act, he or she shall appoint public officials working with construction-related branches in the autonomous Gu or persons having any of the following qualifications: Provided, That he or she may commission honorary construction advisors if deemed necessary: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. Public officials who have worked with construction-related branches for two or more years;
2. Certified architects;
3. Professional engineers in the construction field;
4. Grade I architectural engineers who have worked in the construction field for two or more years;
5. Grade II architectural engineers who have worked in the construction field for four or more years;
6. Persons who have worked as assistant certified architects for three or more years;
7. Persons who graduated from a construction-related department in a five-year college and who have worked in the construction field for two or more years;
8. Persons who graduated from a construction-related department in a four-year college and who have worked in the construction field for three or more years;
9. Persons who graduated from a construction-related department in a three-year college and who have worked in the construction field for four or more years;
10. Persons who graduated from a construction-related department in a two-year college and who have worked in the construction field for five or more years;
11. Persons who graduated from a construction-related department in a technical high school and who have worked in the construction field for seven or more years.
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 22 (Remunerations of Construction Advisors) (1) The head of a Gu may reimburse construction advisors under Article 21 who are not public officials for remunerations, allowances, travel expenses and activity money, and construction advisors who are public officials and honorary construction advisors for allowances, travel expenses and activity money, to such an extent as the relevant budget permits.
(2) Other necessary matters concerning the procedures for appointment of construction advisors and the standards for their remunerations shall be determined by the head of each Gu.
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 23 (Maintenance and Management of Buildings) (1) "Buildings prescribed by Building Ordinance" in Article 23-2 (1) 3 of the Decree means any of the following buildings: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015>
1. A building in which the total sales floor area of the relevant business establishment is at least 1,000 square meters among business establishments under subparagraphs 1, 3 through 7, 7-3 through 7-5 of Article 2 of the Enforcement Decree of the Special Act on the Safety Control of Publicly Used Establishments;
2. A building in which the total sales floor area of the relevant business establishment is at least 500 square meters among business establishments under subparagraphs 2, 7-2 and 8 of Article 2 of the Enforcement Decree of the Special Act on the Safety Control of Publicly Used Establishments;
3. Other buildings the head of each Gu deems necessary.
(2) The Mayor may designate buildings falling under any of the subparagraphs of Article 23-2 (1) of the Decree as those subject to occasional inspections in order to secure the safety of buildings from an accident or disaster, such as fire or inundation, pursuant to Article 23-2 (5) of the Decree. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015>
(3) Where the Mayor designates a building as the building subject to occasional inspections pursuant to paragraph (2), he or she shall notify the owner or manager of the building of the designation thereof in writing. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015>
(4) The owner or manager of a building designated as subject to occasional inspections shall conduct an occasional inspection within 30 days from receipt of the designation notice pursuant to paragraph (3). <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015>
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

CHAPTER Ⅳ LANDSCAPING IN BUILDING SITES, ETC. Article 24 (Landscaping in Building Sites) (1) Each person who intends to construct a building on a site with an area of not less than 200 square meters shall secure an area necessary for planting trees and other landscaping works (hereinafter referred to as "landscaping area") in accordance with the following standards pursuant to Article 42 (1) of the Act: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. If the total floor area of a building is not less than 2,000 square meters: Not less than 15 percent of the area of the site;
2. If the total floor area of a building is not less than 1,000 square meters but less than 2,000 square meters: Not less than 10 percent of the area of the site;
3. If the total floor area of a building is less than 1,000 square meters: Not less than 5 percent of the area of the site;
4. Deleted; <by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015>
5. If a building is on a school-transferred place under Article 54 (3) of the Seoul Metropolitan Government Ordinance on Urban Planning: Not less than 30 percent of the area of the site.
(2) The landscaping area under paragraph (1) shall be calculated in accordance with the following formulas: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6346, Sep. 29, 2016; Ordinance No. 6700, Jan. 4, 2018>
1. All of the landscaping area of a public open space or the outdoors which is less than two meters above ground surface shall be included;
2. As regards the landscaping area exclusively used for greenhouses (which shall be measured by the horizontally projected area with natural light), pilotis and other similar structures, only 1/2 of such areas shall be calculated as the landscaping area, but an area up to 1/3 of the standard landscaping area of the building at issue may be included in the landscaping area.
(3) The landscaping area of a building built on a site with an area of not less than 200 square meters but less than 300 square meters despite paragraph (1) of this Article and Article 27 (2) 4 of the Decree shall exceed five percent of the building site. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6346, Sep. 29, 2016; Ordinance No. 7265, Jul. 18, 2019>
(4) Landscaping works may be omitted for any of the following buildings pursuant to Article 27 (1) 5 of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 5184, Oct. 27, 2011; Ordinance No. 5377, Nov. 1, 2012; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. An existing traditional market designated and publicly announced by the head of the competent Gu for the market environment;
2. A residential house, a livestock pen, or a warehouse for agriculture or fisheries in an area designated and publicly announced by the head of the competent Gu because he or she concludes that it is not likely to cause any problem to the preservation of green area;
3. A correctional facility or a military installation;
4. A parking building under subparagraph 11 of Article 2 of the Parking Lot Act;
5. A public depot for intra-city buses or related facilities, which have been installed by a local government;
6. A school (limited to not more than 1/2 of the standard landscaping area);
7. A bus terminal or a truck terminal;
8. An agricultural and fishery products wholesale market under subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Act on Distribution and Price Stabilization of Agricultural and Fishery Products.
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 25 (Landscaping Standards, such as Tree Planting) (1) Landscaping standards, such as standards for planting trees in a building site, types of and methods for installing landscaping facilities, shall comply with the Landscaping Standards publicly notified by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport pursuant to Article 42 (2) of the Act. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), half the area of a vegetable garden jointly used by residential inhabitants of a multi-family housing, the area of the land lot of which is at least 1,000 square meters, may be included in the area of landscaping facilities. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5377, Nov. 1, 2012; Ordinance No. 6899, Jul. 19, 2018>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Ordinance No. 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 26 (Securing of Public Open Space) (1) Buildings which should secure a public open space or open space (hereinafter referred to as "public open space, etc.") pursuant to Article 27-2 (1) and (2) of the Decree and the area thereof shall be as follows: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4977, Apr. 22, 2010; Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6693, Jan. 4, 2018; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. Buildings which should secure a public open space, etc.: Buildings whose total floor area of the following facilities is at least 5,000 square meters:
(a) Facilities for cultural activities or assembly;
(b) Sales facilities (excluding agricultural and fishery products distribution facilities referred to in Article 2 of the Act on Distribution and Price Stabilization of Agricultural and Fishery Products);
(c) Business facilities;
(d) Lodging facilities;
(e) Medical facilities;
(f) Sports facilities;
(g) Amusement facilities;
(h) Religious facilities;
(i) Transportation facilities;
(j) Funeral halls;
2. Area: The area of a public open space, etc. for a building referred to in subparagraph 1 shall not be less than the ratio set out in any of the following items to the area of the building site (excluding the area of an access-restricted section in the case of an airport facility, etc. where access by the general public is partly restricted): Provided, That the area of a setback of the building line designated pursuant to Article 31 (2) of the Decree shall not be included in the area of a public place, etc. and only one-half of the area of a part that is divided by pilotis or constructed underground in accordance with paragraph (2) 7 shall be included therein:
(a) Where the total floor area under subparagraph 1 is not less than 5,000 or less than 10,000 square meters: Five percent of the area of the building site;
(b) Where the total floor area under subparagraph 1 is not less than 10,000 or less than 30,000 square meters: Seven percent of the area of the building site;
(c) Where the total floor area under subparagraph 1 is at least 30,000 square meters: Ten percent of the area of the building site;
3. Notwithstanding paragraph (2), the subway entrance/exit or ventilation openings installed on the building site or within the building shall be included in the area of a public open space, etc.
(2) Pursuant to Article 27-2 (3) of the Decree, a public open space, etc. shall be secured in accordance with the following standards: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6081, Jan. 7, 2016; Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018; Ordinance No. 7265, Jul. 18, 2019>
1. A public open space, etc. shall be secured on the widest roadside which abuts the building site (one side of the building site shall abut not less than 1/4 of the roadside) and which is convenient for general access (excluding use of stairs) and use in the form of a small park (vest-pocket park) harmonizing with the street environment: Provided, That where it is unreasonable to secure a public open space, etc. on the widest roadside, its location may be separately determined after deliberation by the competent committee;
2. The number of a public open space, etc. shall not exceed two, and the area of each public open space, etc. shall not be less than 45 square meters;
3. A public open space, etc. shall not be less than five meters in width;
4. The effective height of a public open space, etc. shall not be less than six meters, if it has pilotis;
5. Comforts for the general public, such as landscaping works, benches, pergolas, clock towers, fountains, outdoor stages (limited to those not requiring the construction of other facilities, such as roofs), small public rest rooms (limited to those the area of which is less than 33 square meters and on which the permitting authority and the project owner have agreed), shall be constructed in a public open space, etc.;
6. A public open space, etc. shall be secured on the ground but may, after deliberation by the competent committee, be secured underground in a place abutting subway passages the upper parts of which are open or which can be used by the general public (stairs can be used, notwithstanding the provisions of subparagraph 1).
(3) The relaxation of building standards under Article 27-2 (4) of the Decree shall be as follows: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015; Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. Relaxation of the floor area ratio: Not more than the floor area ratio calculated in accordance with the following formula:
[1+(the area of the public open space, etc./the area of the building site)]× the floor area ratio under Article 55 of the Seoul Metropolitan Government Ordinance on Urban Planning;
2. Relaxation of restrictions on the height of buildings: Not more than the height calculated in accordance with the following formula:
[1+(the area of the public open space, etc./the area of the building site] × the height restricted under Article 60 of the Act;
3. When the relaxation of building standards under subparagraphs 1 and 2 is applied, the area of the public open space, etc. shall be calculated, excluding the landscaping area under Article 42 of the Act; and only 1/2 of the area of the public open space, etc. that has pilotis or built underground under paragraph (2) 7 of this Article shall be included.
(4) In cases falling under the following, the Mayor may subsidize a portion of expenses incurred, and shall specially determine public open spaces eligible for subsidy, procedures for providing a subsidy, the limits of the amount of a subsidy, the sharing ratio between the Government and a Gu, etc. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6081, Jan. 7, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. Where the owner of a building remodels a public open space, etc. in which case five years have elapsed after it was provided;
2. Where an expert inspects a public open space, etc. pursuant to paragraph (2) 9.
(5) Cultural events may be held or promotional activities may be performed for residents in the public open space, etc. for a period not exceeding 60 days a year pursuant to Article 27-2 (6) of the Decree: Provided, That no person shall interfere with the use of the public open space, etc. by the public, such as the installation of a fence; and the Mayor shall specially determine matters necessary for the execution of activities, such as the range of events held in the public open space, related procedures for holding events, service hours, and restrictive acts. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6081, Jan. 7, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(6) The public open space, etc. shall be managed in accordance with the following standards: <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 7265, Jul. 18, 2019>
1. Signboards (including guide maps) shall be installed for at least one place in accordance with the installation standards in attached Table 3 at the entrance of places in which public open spaces, etc. are secured;2. An owner of the buildings secured with public open space, etc. shall submit a management register in attached Form 4 when filing an application for use;3. The head of each Gu shall check and manage for at least once a year to prevent any illegality and may have experts inspect the management status and measures for utilization of public open spaces, etc. for at least once every two years.

Article 27 (Designation of Roads) Pursuant to Article 45 (1) of the Act, the permitting authority may designate a de facto road which has been used by residents for passage for a long period as a road, following deliberation by the competent committee without the consent of interested parties, if the road falls under any of the following: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6693, Jan. 4, 2018; Ordinance No. 6879, May 3, 2018; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. A covered river or ditch site;
2. An embankment road;
3. A road in a park;
4. A de facto road divided for the purpose of performing functions of the road;
5. Though a building permit has been granted or a report on building has been filed because a footpath actually used by residents has been recognized as the road, the footpath that has no grounds for having been designated as the road.

CHAPTER Ⅴ BUILDINGS IN AREAS AND DISTRICTS Article 28 (Measures for Buildings Sites Spanning Areas and Districts) Where the building site spans at least three areas or districts and the area of each area or district is less than one-half of the area of the building site, provisions concerning the relevant area or district shall apply. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>

Article 29 (Restrictions on Partition of Building Sites) The site on which a building is located shall be partitioned not less than any of the following sizes pursuant to Article 57 (1) of the Act and Article 80 of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. Residential zone: 90 square meters;
2. Commercial zone: 150 square meters;
3. Industrial zone: 200 square meters;
4. Green area: 200 square meters;
5. Areas not falling under subparagraphs 1 through 4: 90 square meters.

Article 30 (Public Open Space in Building Sites) The standards for the distance from the building line or the boundary line of an adjacent site to each part of a building under Article 58 of the Act and Article 80-2 of the Decree shall be as specified in attached Table 4. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>

Article 31 (Areas Where Construction of Party Walls Permissible) Pursuant to Article 81 (1) 1 of the Decree, an area in which party walls may be built, shall be as follows: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6625, Sep. 21, 2017; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. A commercial zone (limited to a building used by the public or a multi-family housing in which a fire sprinkler system or other automatic fire extinguishing system similar thereto is installed);
2. A residential zone (limited to where building owners and land owners agree to construct party walls);
3. Any of the following areas under Article 81 (1) 3 of the Decree:
(a) A building site abutting a road at least 20 meters wide in an area other than a green space;
(b) An area designated and publicly announced by the Mayor where many Hanoks are densely situated.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Ordinance No. 5562, Aug. 1, 2013]

Article 32 (Standards for Construction of Party Walls) The standards for construction of party walls under Article 81 (4) of the Decree shall be as follows: Provided, That with respect to buildings in a district-unit planning zone, building standards for the relevant planning zone shall apply: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. The use of buildings: The buildings shall not be apartment buildings under subparagraph 2 (a) of attached Table 1 of the Decree;
2. The maximum height and standards for height of buildings by zone surrounded by roads in a commercial zone, quasi-residential zone, quasi-industrial zone, urban area, special landscape district or other areas deemed necessary for creation of urban landscape by the Mayor (including a block surrounded by roads to which the relevant zone or district belongs) shall be designated and publicly announced by the Mayor. In such cases, the details to be designated shall be disclosed to the residents in advance for at least 15 days and thereafter shall be deliberated by the Seoul Committee;
3. The number of floors of buildings: The number of floors of the part on which walls abut shall not be more than five.
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 33 (Restrictions on Building Height byBlock Surrounded by Roads) The maximum height of a building that the Mayor determines for the management of the City under Article 60 (2) of the Act shall be as follows: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6625, Sep. 21, 2017; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018 7; Ordinance No. 6916, Oct. 4, 2018; Ordinance No. 7265, Jul. 18, 2019>
1. The maximum height of a residential building in a Class Ⅰ exclusive residential area shall not exceed two floors and eight meters (excluding cases where a building falls under any of the following), and the maximum height of a non-residential building (excluding buildings used for residence as well as for any other purpose) shall not exceed two floors and eleven meters;
(a) Buildings whose foot of the first floor is more than 0.5 meters above the ground and whose height given by adding 8 meters to such more than 0.5 meters does not exceed 12 meters;
(b) Buildings with the inclination of roof of not less than 3 to 10, which are 12 or less meters in height;
2. The maximum height and standards for height of a building by zone surrounded by roads in a commercial zone, quasi-residential zone, quasi-industrial zone, urban areas, special landscape districts or other areas deemed necessary by the Mayor for the creation of urban landscape (including a block surrounded by roads to which the relevant zone or district belongs) shall be designated and publicly announced by the Mayor. In such cases, details to be designated shall be disclosed to the residents in advance for public inspection for 15 or more days andthereafter shall be deliberated by Seoul Committee;
3. Notwithstanding subparagraph 2, the maximum height of a building in a district-unit planning zone, rearrangement zones, renewal promotion district, and historical downtown area in Hanyangdoseong, the Seoul City Wall shall conform to the following standards:
(a) The maximum height of a building in a district-unit planning zone shall conform to the standards set out in the construction plan for the relevant zone; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4879, Nov. 11, 2009>
(b) The maximum height of a building in a rearrangement zone shall conform to the standards set out in the rearrangement plan in Article 9 of the Act on the Improvement of Urban Areas and Residential Environments;
(c) The maximum height of a building in a readjustment district shall conform to the standards set out in a readjustment promotion plan under Article 12 of the Special Act on the Promotion of Urban Area Readjustment;
(d) The maximum height of a building in historical downtown area in Hanyangdoseong, the Seoul City Wall shall conform to the standards set out in a basic plan for historical city prescribed by the Seoul Metropolitan Government Ordinance on Special Support for Historical Downtown Area in Hanyangdoseong, the Seoul City Wall;
4. Deleted; <by Ordinance No. 7265, Jul. 18, 2019>
5. Where deemed necessary, the maximum height of a building in each block surrounded by roads may be relaxed following deliberation by the Committee, as prescribed by the proviso to Article 60 (1) of the Act and Article 82 of the Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 34 Deleted. &#lt;by Ordinance No. 5985, Jul. 30, 2015&#gt;

Article 35 (Restrictions on Building Height for Securing Sunshine) (1) The distance from each part of a building to the boundary line toward the direct north thereof between the site for the building and any other abutting site which shall be kept for the purpose of securing sunshine in an exclusive residential area or a general residential area pursuant to Article 86 (1) of the Decree shall be as follows: <Amended by Ordinance No. 5467, Mar. 28, 2013; Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. Deleted; <by Ordinance No. 5467, Mar. 28, 2013>
2. Part which is nine or less meters in height: Not less than 1.5 meters from the boundary line between the site for the said building and any other abutting site;
3. Part which is more than nine meters in height: Not less than 1/2 of the height of each part of the relevant building from the boundary line between the site for the building and any other abutting site.
(2) The standards of multiples for the calculation of restricted height of a multipurpose shopping-mall building to be constructed pursuant to Article 31 (1) of the Enforcement Decree of the Special Act on the Development of Traditional Markets and Shopping Districts shall be as follows: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. General residential zone: Three times;
2. Quasi-residential zone: Four times;
3. Quasi-industrial zone: Four times.
(3) In cases of a multi-household house under the proviso to Article 86 (3), with the exception of its subparagraphs, of the Decree, the horizontal distance from the walls containing windows, etc. to admit light to the boundaries of adjacent sites at the right angle to the wall shall not be less than one meter, notwithstanding Article 86 (3) 1 of the Decree. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(4) Pursuant to Article 86 (3) 2 (a) and (b) of the Decree, where two or more buildings face each other on one and the same building site, the distances between sections of such buildings shall not be less than the following distances: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. The distance shall be at least 0.8 times the height of each section of each building in the right angle from the wall, etc. containing windows to admit light;
2. Notwithstanding subparagraph 1, among buildings facing each other, where the height of a building in the direction of south is lower than that of another building facing each another and the main entrance of the building faces south, the distance shall be at least 0.6 times the height of each section of the higher building, and shall be at least 0.8 times the height of each section of the lower building;
3. Notwithstanding subparagraphs 1 and 2, the distance shall be at least 0.5 times the height of each section of the building at the right angle to the wall where the Seoul Committee approves because a harmonious and creative architectural design has been planned (limited to buildings subject to deliberation by the Seoul Committee);
4. Notwithstanding subparagraphs 1 through 3, in the case of a multi-household housing complex, among urban-type residential housing units under Article 3 of the Enforcement Decree of the Housing Act, the distance shall be at least 0.25 times, which is at least 4 meters;
5. Except as otherwise provided for in other statutes or regulations or this Ordinance, the distance shall be at least 0.5 times.
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

CHAPTER V-2 SPECIAL BUILDING ZONE, ETC. Article 35-2 (Roads for Designation of SpecialBlock Surrounded by Roads) (1) "Roads prescribed by Building Ordinance" in Article 110-2 (1) 1, 3 and 5 of the Decree means any of the following roads: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. A road abutting a building site the building line of which is recessed;
2. A pedestrian-only road which requires the improvement of urban aesthetics;
3. A road within a zone designated as a free display zone of advertisements, etc. pursuant to Article 4-4 (1) of the Act on the Management of Outdoor Advertisements, etc. and Promotion of Outdoor Advertisement Industry or a road abutting such zone.
(2) "Matters prescribed by Building Ordinance" in Article 110-2 (2) 5 of the Decree means the following: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. Landscape planning;
2. A plan to display outdoor advertisements.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6600, Jul. 13, 2017]

CHAPTER V-3 CONSTRUCTION AGREEMENTS Article 35-3 (Conclusion of Construction Agreements) Zones where the improvement of urban areas and residential environments is deemed necessary under Article 77-4 (1) 5 of the Act mean any of the following areas or zones: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. Zones where an improvement zone (including a planned improvement zone) for redevelopment projects and reconstruction projects under the Act on the Improvement of Urban Areas and Residential Environments is cancelled;
2. Areas for urban regeneration under the Special Act on Promotion of and Support for Urban Regeneration;
3. Land recognized by the head of a Gu following deliberation by the Gu Committee under Article 5 (2), which falls under any of the following:
(a) Land smaller than the area under Article 57 of the Act;
(b) Land not abutting a road provided in Article 2 (1) 11 of the Act;
(c) Long and thin land or irregular land which cannot be independently developed;
(d) Where a parcel of land does not meet the above items but land abutting such land falls under any of the above items.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6346, Sep. 29, 2016]

Articles 36 through 43 Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015>









CHAPTER VII SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS Article 44 (Application Mutatis Mutandis to Structures, etc.) (1) Structures which should be reported to the head of a Gu pursuant to Article 118 (1) 9 of the Decree means those falling under any of the following, in which case it is difficult to discern the roof from walls or columns: <Amended by Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. Manufacturing facilities: Ready-mixed concrete manufacturing facilities, petrochemical manufacturing facilities, hoists that exceed six meters in height (excluding hoists for construction), and other similar facilities;
2. Storage facilities: Cement storage silos, drying facilities, oil storage facilities, and other similar facilities;
3. Amusement facilities: Facilities which should be permitted or reported as amusement facilities under the Tourism Promotion Act and which are not provided for in attached Table 1 of the Decree.
(2) Among structures which should be reported to the head of a Gu pursuant to Article 118 (1) 10 of the Decree, structures that are likely to have a significant impact on the structure of a building mean heavy objects installed on the roof, such as a water tank or cooling tower the weight of which is at least 30 tons, and other similar things. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 45 (Imposition of Enforcement Fines) (1) Where a violation under Article 80 (1) 1 of the Act is committed in relation to a residential building with total floor area of not more than 60 square meters or if any of the following violations is committed in relation to a residential building, one-half of the enforcement fine calculated in accordance with Article 80 (1) 1 or 2 of the Act shall be imposed pursuant to the proviso to Article 80 (1) of the Act: <Amended by Ordinance No. 5377, Nov. 1, 2012; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018; Ordinance No. 7265, Jul. 18, 2019>
1. Where violations falling under Article 115-2 (1) 1 through 4 of the Decree are committed;
2. Where no application is filed for a modification to descriptions on the building register under Article 19 (3) of the Act;
3. Where a report on a temporary building under Article 20 (3) of the Act is not filed;
4. Where a report on commencement of construction works under Article 21 of the Act is not filed;
5. Where standards for construction of party walls under Article 59 of the Act are violated.
(2) Where a project owner fails to report the construction of a structure, such as retaining walls, under Article 83 of the Act, the head of a Gu shall impose an enforcement fine not exceeding 1/100 of the standard market price pursuant to subparagraph 13 of attached Table 15 under Article 115-2 (2) of the Decree. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
(3) The head of a Gu may impose enforcement fines repeatedly up to twice a year based on the date he or she issues the first order to take corrective action until a project owner complies with an order to take corrective action pursuant to Article 80 (5) of the Act; and he or she may impose enforcement fines under paragraph (1). <Amended by Ordinance No. 6625, Sep. 21, 2017; Ordinance No. 7265, Jul. 18, 2019>
(4) Cases prescribed by Building Ordinance under Article 115-4 (1) 7 of the Decree mean where buildings are constructed for emergency measures due to an accident or disaster. In such cases, a percentage under Article 115-4 (2) 2 of the Decree shall be 50/100. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6346, Sep. 29, 2016; Ordinance No. 6625, Sep. 21, 2017>
(5) Periods prescribed by municipal ordinances under the proviso to Article 80-2 (1), with the exception of its subparagraphs, of the Act shall be as follows: <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6346, Sep. 29, 2016; Ordinance No. 6625, Sep. 21, 2017; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
1. Cases falling under Article 115-4 (1) 1 of the Decree: One year from the date a project owner receives the first order to take corrective action pursuant to Article 79 (1) of the Act after ownership has been changed;
2. Cases falling under Article 115-4 (1) 2, 3, 5 through 7 of the Decree: One year from the date a project owner receives the first order to take corrective action pursuant to Article 79 (1) of the Act;
3. Cases falling under Article 115-4 (1) 4 of the Decree: Two years from the date a project owner receives the first order to take corrective action pursuant to Article 79 (1) of the Act.
(6) Cases prescribed by Building Ordinance pursuant to Article 115-3 (2) 5 of the Decree mean: <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6346, Sep. 29, 2016>
1. Notwithstanding an order to take corrective action under Article 79 (1), such as suspension of construction during the progress of illegal construction, where a project owner, etc. commits a violation without taking measures, such as restoration works, for at least 30 days;
2. Where a project owner, etc. commits a violation again in the content of the same matters as those corrected in the same building after he or she has taken corrective action (including cases where the violation has been legalized pursuant to the former Act on Special Measures for the Improvement of Specific Buildings);
3. Where a project owner, etc. commits a violation under Article 80 (1) 1 of the Act after he or she obtains approval for the use of a building for sale.
(7) Where any person who uses the public open space secured under Article 43 of the Act for purpose other than its original purpose or damage the public open space, the head of a Gu shall impose an enforcement fine not exceeding 3/100 of the standard market price pursuant to subparagraph 13 of Table 15 related to Article 115-2 (2) of the Decree. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 7265, Jul. 18, 2019>
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 46 (Plan for Investigation and Improvement of Buildings in Violation) (1) When the head of a Gu establishes a plan for the investigation and improvement of buildings in violation pursuant to Article 115 (1) of the Decree, he or she shall formulate a quarterly plan for the investigation and improvement of buildings, regarding which he or she may allow an agent to conduct on-site surveys, inspections and confirmations pursuant to Article 27 of the Act, and shall conduct inspections according to such quarterly plan. <Amended by Ordinance No. 5103, May 26, 2011>
(2) Where the head of a Gu formulates a plan for investigation and improvement under paragraph (1), he or she shall comply with the decision separately made by the Mayor on any of the following existing unauthorized buildings: <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5103, May 26, 2011>
1. An unauthorized building registered in the unauthorized building register as at December 31, 1981;
2. An unauthorized building that appears in an aerial photograph taken second in 1981;
3. An unauthorized building verified to be constructed before December 31, 1981 by the official book, such as the property tax payment register;
4. An unauthorized building, which is a residential building with the total floor area of up to 85 square meters that was actually constructed before April 8, 1982 and appears in the aerial photograph taken first in 1982 or verified to be constructed before December 31, 1981 by the official book, such as the property tax payment register.
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 47 (Privilege Granted to Awardees of Seoul Citizen Prize) Where the penalty provisions of the Certified Architects Act apply to a design architect of a building, who received any of the Seoul Metropolitan Government Architectural Awards under Article 2 of the Seoul Metropolitan Government Ordinance on Citizen Prizes, the punishment may be reduced pursuant to Article 29-2 of the Enforcement Decree of the aforesaid Act. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018; Ordinance No. 7046, Mar. 28, 2019>
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 48 (Parking Lots for Building, Installation of Artistic Decorations, etc.) (1) The Parking Lot Act, the Enforcement Decree of the aforesaid Act, the Enforcement Rule of the aforesaid Act, and the Seoul Metropolitan Government Ordinance on the Installation and Management of Parking Lots shall apply to parking lots for buildings. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018; Ordinance No. 7046, Mar. 28, 2019>
(2) Except as otherwise provided for in this Ordinance, the Culture and Arts Promotion Act, the Enforcement Decree of the aforesaid Act, and the Seoul Metropolitan Government Ordinance on the Installation and Management of Public Art shall apply to the installation of artistic decorations about buildings, etc. <Amended by Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015; Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018; Ordinance No. 7265, Jul. 18, 2019>
[This Article Wholly Amended by 4879, Nov. 11, 2009]

Article 49 (Establishment and Operation of Local Construction Safety Centers) (1) The Mayor or the head of each Gu may establish and operate a local construction safety center (hereinafter referred to as "construction safety center") for safety management of buildings exempt from compulsory safety management under related laws (hereinafter referred to as “buildings subject to discretionary management”) including the Special Act on the Safety Control and Maintenance of Establishments and safety management of private buildings in regions including earthquake safety, fire safety, and the safety management of construction sites pursuant to Article 87-2 of the Act. <Amended by Ordinance No. 7002, Jan. 3, 2019>
(2) Business affairs of a construction safety center in Seoul Metropolitan City or a Gu pursuant to Article 119-3 of the Decree shall be classified as follows: <Amended by Ordinance No. 7002, Jan. 3, 2019>
1. Business affairs of a construction safety center in Seoul Metropolitan City:
(a) Securing and executing budget for safety management of buildings;
(b) Conducting survey, research, and analysis of safety of buildings and formulating policies for safety management of buildings;
(c) Formulating safety measures for buildings subject to discretionary management;
(d) Formulating safety measures for disaster of buildings, including earthquake and fire, etc.;
(e) Conducting education and public relations to establish the safety culture and raise awareness of citizens and developing related programs;
(f) Conducting safety affairs in the housing and construction sectors and formulating comprehensive plans for safety management of construction sites;
(g) Offering technology and institutional support to the construction safety center in a Gu;
(h) Other matters deemed necessary by the Mayor for safety of buildings;
2. Business affairs of a construction safety center in a Gu:
(a) Establishing, operating and managing special account on construction safety;
(b) Matters for supporting safety management and safety inspection of buildings subject to discretionary management;
(c) Managing and controlling construction supervision of construction sites;
(d) Providing technical support for and information on inspection, improvement and repair of buildings;
(e) Implementing safety management measures in detail of buildings;
(f) Other matters deemed necessary by the head of a Gu for safety of buildings.
(3) Where an owner, manager, or occupant of a building exempt from compulsory safety management files an application for on-site safety inspection as he or she determines that the relevant building is dangerous, a construction safety center in a Gu pursuant to paragraph (2) 2 (b) shall accept the application and support the on-site safety inspection, except in extenuating circumstances. <Amended by Ordinance No. 7002, Jan. 3, 2019>
(4) An on-site safety inspection of buildings in paragraph (3) must be visual inspection; when the safety inspection is complete, the result thereof in accordance with the grade standards in attachedTable 6 shall be immediately notified and related information shall be managed electronically. <Amended by Ordinance No. 7002, Jan. 3, 2019>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Ordinance No. 6935, Oct 4, 2018]

Article 50 (Establishment and Operation of Special Account for Construction Safety) (1) The head of each Gu may establish a special account for construction safety (hereinafter referred to as "special account") to provide support for the establishment, operation, etc. of a construction safety center pursuant to Article 87-3 of the Act.
(2) Any of the following subsidies, costs and expenses may be financed by funds from the special account to provide technical support or information concerning the safety of buildings pursuant to Article 87-3 (3) 5 of the Act: <Amended by Ordinance No. 7002, Jan. 3, 2019>
1. Providing loans and subsidies for improvements and repairs to maintain and mange housing under Article 35-2 of the Act;
2. The cost of inspections of whether interior construction under Article 52-2 of the Act has been properly performed;
3. The cost of surveys or inspections for the sound construction administration, such as the lawful operation of building permits and the actual conditions of the management of non-compliant buildings under Article 78 of the Act;
4. The cost of surveys or inspections related to the improvement of non-compliant buildings under Article 79 of the Act;
5. Expenses incurred in dismantling houses following the rearrangement of abandoned houses under Article 81-2 of the Act and compensation expenses for dismantling;
6. Expenses related to safety measures for dangerous facilities, such as buildings the construction of which was suspended and has been neglected for a lengthy period of time;
7. Subsidies for construction in which finishing materials of buildings are replaced by fire-proof materials;
8. The cost of surveys or inspections for conducting any of the affairs in items under Article 49 (2) 2;
9. Other expenses incurred in conducting surveys and inspections of programs the head of each Gu deems necessary for safety management of buildings subject to discretionary management, evacuation safety, fire safety and the safety management of construction sites, and conducting affairs on his or her behalf through the building committee.
(3) Loans and subsidies under paragraph (2) 1 and Article 35-2 (1) of the Act shall be provided for buildings falling under Class D or E as a result of safety inspections, which are detached houses in which case at least 20 years have elapsed after approval for the use thereof.
(4) Except as otherwise provided for in this Article, matters delegated concerning the establishment and operation of a special account by statutes or regulations, etc., such as a percentage of enforcement fines created by a special account under Article 87-3 (2) 2 of the Act, and other matters the head of each Gu deems necessary for the efficient operation and management of the special account may be prescribed by ordinance of the relevant autonomous Gu.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018]


ADDENDA
Article 1 (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Buildings, etc. for which Building Permit was Granted)
Buildings for which a building permit was granted, an application for building permit or report was filed, or an application for approval of a project plan was filed under Article 33 of the Housing Construction Promotion Act, before this Ordinance enters into force, shall be governed by previous provisions: Provided, That amended provisions shall apply where the previous provisions are more unfavorable than the amended provisions with respect to building owners, builders or construction supervisors.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Appendant Facilities Excluded from Plan for Control of Newly Constructed Unauthorized Buildings)
Appendant facilities excluded from a plan for control of newly constructed unauthorized buildings, out of plans for improvement of buildings in violation developed by the Mayor under Article 74 of the previous Ordinance before this Ordinance enters into force, shall be governed by previous provisions.
Article 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 3823, Jan. 5, 2001>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Buildings, etc. for which Building Permit was Granted)
Buildings for which a building permit was granted, an application for building permit or report was filed, or an application for approval of a project plan was filed under Article 33 of the Housing Construction Promotion Act, before this Ordinance enters into force, shall be governed by previous provisions, but this Ordinance shall apply where the application of previous provisions is unfavorable to applicants for a building permit or report, or for approval of a project plan.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 3961, Jan. 5, 2002>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (General Transitional Measures)
Buildings that passed deliberation for construction or for which deliberation for construction was applied before this Ordinance enters into force shall be governed by previous provisions: Provided, That amended provisions shall apply where the previous provisions are more unfavorable than the amended provisions with respect to building owners, builders or construction supervisors.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4006, May 20, 2002>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (General Transitional Measures)
Buildings for which a building permit was granted or an application for building permit or report was filed (including buildings that passed the deliberation process by the Building Committee under Article 5 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act for applying for a building permit) before this Ordinance enters into force shall be governed by previous provisions: Provided, That amended provisions shall apply where the previous provisions are more unfavorable than the amended provisions with respect to building owners, builders or construction supervisors.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4008, May 20, 2002>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on July 1, 2002.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Registered Korean-Style Houses)
(1) At the time this Ordinance enters into force, Korean-style houses registered under Articles 3-2 through 3-4 of the Seoul Metropolitan Government Ordinance on Building and Article 3 of the Seoul Metropolitan Government Rule on Funds Assistance for Repair of Korean-Style Houses, shall be deemed registered under Article 4 of this Ordinance.
(2) At the time this Ordinance enters into force, the subsidization or loan of expenses necessary for the repair of Korean-style houses made under both Articles 3-2 through 3-4 of the Seoul Metropolitan Government Ordinance on Building and the Seoul Metropolitan Government Rule on Funds Assistance for Repair of Korean-Style Houses, or matters concerning such subsidization or loan determined thereunder, shall be deemed to be assistance or determination under this Ordinance.
Article 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4079, Apr. 15, 2003>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Buildings, etc. for which Building Permit was Granted)
Buildings for which a building permit was granted, an application for building permit or report was filed, or an application for approval of a project plan was filed under Article 33 of the Housing Construction Promotion Act (including buildings that passed the deliberation process by the Building Committee under Acts and subordinate statutes for applying for a building permit or approval of a project plan) before this Ordinance enters into force, shall be governed by previous provisions: Provided, That this Ordinance shall apply where the application of previous provisions is unfavorable to applicants for a building permit or report, or for approval of a project plan.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4103, Jun. 16, 2003>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4130, Jul. 15, 2003>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4131, Jul. 25, 2003>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 11 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4167, Dec. 30, 2003>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4170, Feb. 27, 2004>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures following Change in Frequency of Imposition of Charges for Compulsory Compliance) At the time this Ordinance enters into force, each person on whom a charge for compulsory compliance is imposed four or five times under the previous provisions and who does not pay the charge shall pay such, notwithstanding the amended provisions of the proviso to Article 43 (3).
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4290, Jun. 16, 2005>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures following Change in Frequency of Imposition of Charges for Compulsory Compliance) At the time this Ordinance enters into force, each person on whom a charge for compulsory compliance is imposed four or five times under the previous provisions and who does not pay the charge shall pay such, notwithstanding the amended provisions of the proviso to Article 43 (3).
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4355, Dec. 29, 2005>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 29 (excluding paragraph (2)) shall enter into force on January 18, 2006.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Members)
At the time this Ordinance enters into force, each member appointed or commissioned under the previous provisions shall be deemed to have been appointed or commissioned under the amended provisions of Article 5.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Deliberation by Committee)
(1) Each multi-use building in the process of being deliberated by the building committee of the Seoul Metropolitan Government at the time this Ordinance enters into force and which is 30,000 square meters or more but less than 100,000 square meters in total floor area under Article 5 (4) 1 (a) of the Decree or has 16 floors or more but less than 21 floors under Article 5 (4) 1 (b) of the Decree (excluding any building under the amended provisions of Article 6 (1) 1 (d) of this Ordinance) shall be deliberated upon by the building committee of the competent Gu.
(2) The amended provisions of Article 6 (1) 1 (d) and 2 (d) shall apply to buildings to be additionally deliberated upon by the competent building committee, for which application for a building permit or report is filed, or which is deliberated upon by the competent building committee, on or after the date this Ordinance enters into force.
Article 4 (Applicability concerning Standards for Construction of Two or More Buildings Outer Walls of Which Face Each Other)
The amended provisions of Article 26-2 shall apply to buildings for which application for a building permit or report is filed, or which is deliberated upon by the competent building committee, on or after the date this Ordinance enters into force.
Article 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4446, Nov. 20, 2006>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) Omitted.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4534, May 29, 2007>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Articles 14, 14-2, 22 and 25-2 shall enter into force 30 days after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (General Transitional Measures)
In any of the following cases before this Ordinance enters into force, the building standards, etc. shall be governed by the previous provisions: Provided, That the amended provisions shall apply when the previous provisions are more unfavorable to building owners, builders or construction supervisors than the amended provisions:
1. Where a building permit has been applied for, or where building is in progress after obtaining a building permit or filing a report;
2. Where deliberation by the competent building committee has been applied for under Article 5 of the Decree for the purpose of applying for a building permit;
3. Where urban management planning related to the district-unit planning has been determined and publicized with respect to a building site under Article 30 (6) of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act (including any case deemed to be so determined and publicized under any other Act): Provided, That the previous provisions may apply only to the building standards included in the district-unit planning.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Deliberation by Committee)
The amended provisions of Article 6 (1) shall apply to a building for which application for a building permit or report is filed, or which is deliberated upon by the competent building committee, on or after the date this Ordinance enters into force.
Article 4 (Transitional Measures concerning Fees for Building Permit, etc.)
The amended provisions of Table Ⅱ hereto shall apply to a building permit or report, permission for or reporting on a change of the specific use of a building, and reporting on construction of structures filed on or after the date this Ordinance enters into force.
Article 5 (Transitional Measures concerning Deposits for Safety Management of Construction Sites)
The amended provisions of Article 14-2 shall apply to a building permit applied for on or after the date this Ordinance enters into force.
Article 6 (Transitional Measures concerning Approval for Use of Buildings)
Notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 15-2, those buildings with respect to which approval for use is applied for before this Ordinance enters into force shall be governed by the previous provisions.
Article 7 (Transitional Measures concerning Agency Service for On-site Surveys, Inspections and Confirmations)
The amended provisions of Article 16 (1) shall apply to a building permit, or permission for or reporting on a change of the specific use of a building, applied for on or after the date this Ordinance enters into force, and the amended provisions of Article 16 (2) shall apply to buildings for which approval for use is applied for on or after the date this Ordinance enters into force.
Article 8 (Transitional Measures concerning Certified Architects Performing Duties Vicariously)
Certified architects selected to perform duties vicariously under the previous provisions before this Ordinance enters into force shall be deemed to have been selected under the amended provisions of Article 16 (4) and (5).
Article 9 (Transitional Measures concerning Agency Service Fees)
The amended provisions of Article 17 shall apply to agency service performed under Article 16 on or after the date this Ordinance enters into force.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4629, May 29, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4739, Mar. 18, 2009>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4879, Nov. 11, 2009>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4898, Jan. 7, 2010>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4975, Apr. 22, 2010>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4977, Apr. 22, 2010>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4997, Jul. 15, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 5103, May 26, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 5137, Jul. 28, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 5184, Oct. 27, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Landscaping in Sites)
The provisions of Article 24 (4) 8 shall only apply during a period for which a project to modernize facilities financed from the Agricultural Products Price Stabilization Fund is performed.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 5208, Dec. 29, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on January 1, 2012.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 5266, Mar. 15, 2012>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 5377, Nov. 1, 2012>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 5467, Mar. 28, 2013>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 5507, May 16, 2013>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 5562, Aug. 1, 2013>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 5767, Dec. 11, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on January 1, 2015.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 5829, Jan. 2, 2015>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 5985, Jul. 30, 2015>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 6041, Oct. 8, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (General Transitional Measures)
The former provisions shall apply to a building for which a project owner, etc. has received a building permit, has filed an application for building permit (including a report on construction), has filed an application for deliberation with the building committee, or has obtained approval of a project plan or has filed an application for approval of a project plan pursuant to Article 16 of the Housing Act before this Ordinance enters into force: Provided, That where the former provisions are disadvantageous to a project owner, a contractor or a project supervisor compared to the amended provisions, the amended provisions shall apply thereto.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 6081, Jan. 7, 2016>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 6246, May 19, 2016>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 6304, Jul. 14, 2016>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 6346, Sep. 29, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (General Transitional Measures)
The former provisions shall apply to a building for which a project owner, etc. has received a building permit, has filed an application for building permit (including a report on construction), has filed an application for deliberation with the building committee, or has obtained approval of a project plan or has filed an application for approval of a project plan pursuant to Article 16 of the Housing Act before this Ordinance enters into force: Provided, That where the former provisions are disadvantageous to a project owner, a contractor or a project supervisor compared to the amended provisions, the amended provisions shall apply thereto.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 6370, Jan. 5, 2017>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 6600, Jul. 13, 2017>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 6620, Sep. 21, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on November 19, 2017: Provided, That Chapters I through V, and Articles 2 and 3 of this Addenda shall enter into force on the date of the promulgation thereof.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 6625, Sep. 21, 2017>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 6693, Jan. 4, 2018>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 6700, Jan. 4, 2018>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 6879, May 3, 2018>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 6899, Jul. 19, 2018>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 35 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 6900, Jul. 19, 2018>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 6916, Oct. 4, 2018>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 3 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 6935. Oct. 4, 2018>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on January 1, 2019.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 7002, Jan. 1, 2019>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 7046, Mar. 28, 2019>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 7227, Jul. 18, 2019>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 7265, Jul. 18, 2019>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Imposition of Enforcement Fines) The former provisions shall apply to enforcement fines imposed under the former provisions before the Building Act (Act No. 16380, Apr. 23, 2019) enters into force, notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 45 (1) and (3).
Article 3 (General Transitional Measures) The former provisions shall apply to a building for which a project owner, etc. has received a building permit, has filed an application for building permit (including a report on construction), has filed an application for deliberation with the building committee, or has obtained approval of a project plan or has filed an application for approval of a project plan pursuant to Article 16 of the Housing Act before this Ordinance enters into force: Provided, That where the former provisions are disadvantageous to a project owner, a contractor or a project supervisor compared to the amended provisions, the amended provisions shall apply thereto.

- Table 1 ([Table 1] Deleted. )

- Table 2 (Range of Fees for Building Permits, etc. (pursuant to Article 15))

- Table 3 (Standards for Installation of Signboards of Public Open Space, etc. (pursuant to Article 26 (2) 6))

- Table 4 (Standards for Securing Public Open Space in Building Site (pursuant to Article 30))

- Table 5 (Deleted.)

- Table 6 (Standards for Safety Inspection Grade of Buildings Subject to Discretionary Management)

- Form 1 (Request for Application of Relaxed Standards)

- Form 2 (Application for [ ] Deliberation or [ ] Redeliberation by Building Committee)

- Form 3 (Deleted.)

- Form 4 (Management Ledger of Public Open Space (pursuant to Article 26))

- Form 5 (Application for Registration of Project Supervisor)

- Form 6 (Register of Project Supervisors)

- Form 7 ( Book of Designation of Project Supervisors)

- Form 8 (Request for Postponement of Designation of Project Supervisor)

- Form 9 (Application for Mediation of Project Supervision)

- Form 10 (Other buildings specified by Ordinance on Building)