BCA Circulars

Below are some of the latest BCA circulars:

1 Dec 2017- AMENDMENTS TO PART K OF APPROVED DOCUMENT ISSUED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF BUILDING CONTROL UNDER THE BUILDING CONTROL REGULATIONS 2003

5 Nov 2017 – (A) IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ONLINE PERMIT TO OPERATE SYSTEM (OPTO) (B) REMOVAL OF SERVICE COUNTER FOR SUBMISSION OF PERMIT TO OPERATE (PTO) APPLICATIONS (RENEWAL AND NEW APPLICATIONS) (C) DISPLAY OF PERMIT TO OPERATE (PTO) IN LIFTS

16 June 2017 – ADVISORY: ENSURE PROPER SECURING OF ALL LIFT FITTINGS & FIXTURES

8 June 2017 – DISPLAY OF PERMIT TO OPERATE AND OTHER CHANGES TO TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR LIFTS AND ESCALATORS

15 May 2017 – Reminder: Maintaining Vigilance and Exercising Due Diligence in Works Relating to Lifts & Escalators

3 Oct 2016 – ADVISORY ON THE MODERNISATION OF EXISTING LIFTS TO ENHANCE RELIABILITY AND PERFORMANCE

16 Sep 2016 – BCA encourages lift owners to modernise lifts

25 July 2016 – Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Lift, Escalator and Building Maintenance) Regulations 2016

8 July 2016 – BCA announces details of tightened lift maintenance regime and new escalator safety regulations

3 June 2016 – Reminder: Ensuring proper maintenance for safe operation of lifts

18 Feb 2016 – Reminder: More vigilance required in lift maintenance and inspection

1 April 2015 – Mandatory maintenance requirements for lifts installed in private homes

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