House passport: Is it required by the law and why is it needed and what does it consist of?
House or building passport is not required by the law. But it is useful because it provides an overview of the building. The building passport should consist of the following sections:
Property specifications – land identification; size (including green areas, roads etc.); small elements (fences, garbage building, children’s playground etc.).
Standard building specifications – address; details about the contracting entity, designer, constructor and inspector; details about the acceptance and usage of the building; limitations on use (architectural monument etc.).
Constructional features and technical specifications of the building – main details (number of stairways, apartments, volume of the building, building area etc.); the plan of public spaces; details about the exterior finish and constructions.
Technical systems of the building – heating system; water and sanitation; ventilation; electricity; gas; low-current systems; special equipment (elevators).
Construction work – details about construction, reconstruction, demolition work and extensions.
List of project documentation.
The building passport can also contain information about the owners of the apartments, contracts, revenues and expenses etc.