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Facade inspections for ageing buildings soon a must: BCA

Agency expects over 4,000 structures to be inspected each year; new requirements for lifts and escalators to be introduced


IN VIEW of Singapore's ageing building stock, facade inspections will soon need to be conducted every seven years for buildings that are more than 13 metres tall, once they are over 20 years old.

This was one of the amendments made to the Building Control Act passed in...