Construction - Application for extension of type approval for buildings and other structures at several locations

Service Description

If structural systems and load-bearing structures are to be erected or used at several locations in Germany, in the same design and as often as required, on the basis of applicable technical building regulations, it is often an effective procedure to apply for a type test.

are to be erected or used at several locations in Germany, the application for a type test is often an effective procedure.

Type tests for structural systems or parts of structural systems are reserved exclusively for the testing authorities for stability.

The type test report can be issued for a maximum period of validity of five years.

Within this period, the tested type statics can be used as often as required.

The type approval is valid for five years and can be extended by up to five years on request.

Provided that technical building regulations have not changed within this period and the applicant does not intend to make any individual adjustments to the type with regard to its application and design, a short-term extension is not possible.

construction, there is generally nothing to prevent a short-term extension for a maximum of five further years.

In Thuringia, the Building Inspection/Building Technology Department at the Thuringian State Administration Office is responsible for this.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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