The Law Regulating Streets and Buildings in the Metropolis Under the London Building Act, 1894: And Other Metropolitan Statutes, Together with the Standing Orders, Regulations, Bye-laws, Forms, &c of the London County Council and of the Commissioners of Sewers of the City of London

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Knight, & Company, 1895 - Building laws - 682 pages
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Contents

Sanction to construction of new buildings at less than prescribed
17
Eliz c
20
Car II c 3
27
As to making streets
39
SECTION PAGE 41 Space at rear of domestic buildings 90
42
58 54 Vict c 66
44
Evidence of commencement of street
46
Adaptation of ways for streets
55
Position of new buildings with reference to streets CI
69
distance
74
Regulations to be printed and supplied
75
As to private roads laid out by a railway company
76
Exempting certain School Board buildings
77
PART III
79
Mode of proceeding with regard to buildings beyond line of street
82
Notices of definition of general line
84
Conditions may be attached to consent to building in front of general line
85
Consent not to affect rest of general line
86
Defining in what street a building or structure is situate
87
Part of Act not to apply in City
88
PART IV
89
Affixing names of streets by local authority
90
Altering names of streets
91
Numbering houses
92
Power to Council to name and number streets in default of local authority complying with order
93
Register to be kept of alterations in names of streets
94
Light and ventilation of habitable basements
95
way
102
Saving for certain domestic buildings on old sites
105
Laying out of new streets on cleared area
108
Courts within a building
109
Superintending architect may define front or rear of buildings
110
Procedure where greater height allowed
112
Heights of buildings in certain cases
113
Raising of buildings so as to comply with provisions of Act as to habitable rooms
114
Saving for certain domestic buildings with stables in the rear
115
PART VI
116
146 153
120
Structure and thickness of walls H5 54 Rules as to recesses and openings 55 Rules as to timber in external walls 56 Rules as to bressummers W 57 Hei...
121
Height of party walls above roof
122
Rules as to chases in party walls
123
Storeys in roofs
124
Means of escape at top of high buildings
125
Rules as to chimneys and flues
126
Furnace chimney shafts
129
Rules as to close fires and pipes for conveying vapour c
131
Floors above furnaces and ovens
132
Ventilation of staircases
134
Rules as to party arches over public ways
139
Rules as to arches under public ways
140
inapplicable
155
Control by Council of certain temporary buildings
158
101
159
Wooden structures not to be erected without licence of Council
161
Piles of loose timber not regarded as structures 102
163
Rights of building owner
175
Rights of adjoining owner
177
Power for building owner to enter premises
182
Building owner to underpin adjoining owners building
183
Security to be given by building owner and adjoining owner
184
Rules as to expenses in respect of party structures
185
Account of expenses to be delivered to adjoining owner
188
Building owner may recover if no appeal made
189
Saving for lights in party walls c
190
PART IX
192
Survey to be made of dangerous structures
193
Surveyor to give certificate
194
Fees to surveyor
203
Supplemental as to Dangerous and Neglected Structures 116 Provision for enforcing repayment of expenses incurred by Council
206
PART X
207
Regulations for building near noxious business
208
Provisions as to certain old noxious businesses
210
Saving for gasworks and distilleries
213
Power to make regulations
216
Sky Signs 125 Sky signs
217
District surveyor to act for purposes of this Part of Act
219
Prohibition of future sky signs
220
Renewal of licence
222
Form of certificate
223
Form of refusal of certificate
224
Forfeiture of licence
225
Removal of sky signs
226
Application of this Part of Act within the City
228
Power of superintending architect to appoint deputy
230
Powers of council as to surveyors and districts
232
Examination of candidates for office of surveyor
233
Power of surveyor to appoint deputy
234
Surveyor to enforce execution of Act
236
Notice to be evidence of intended works
237
In case of emergency works to be commenced without notice
239
Notice of irregularity after completion of building
241
Summary proceedings on noncompliance with notice
243
Payments to surveyors for ordinary and special services
244
Council to pay district surveyor in relation to formation of streets o
245
Power of Council to pay salaries to surveyors
247
Returns by District Surveyors 160 Monthly returns by district surveyor to Council
248
Power to Council to make byelaws
249
Saving for the City of London
253
Legal Proceedings 166 Summary proceedings for offences Ac and recovery of penalties
254
Proceedings by surveyor
263
Application of penalties
264
Procedure by local authorities in case of buildings in advance of general line
266
74 As to periods for giving consents c expiring in vacations
268
Removal of roof not to affect proceedings
280
Offences against Act 200 Offences against Act
281
Application of Act 201 Buildings exempt from parts of Act
292
SUCTION TAGK 202 Exemption of Government buildings
298
Exempting lands buildings and property of Inns of Court
299
Additions to and alterations of buildings
300
Buildings in progress
301
Saving powers to local authorities
302
Byelaws c under repealed Acts to remain in force
303
Beferences in Acts or documents to repealed Acts to be read as referring to this Act
304
SCHEDULES THE FIBST SCHEDULE Preliminary iiui e 1 Structure of buildings
305
Extra thickness of certain walls
306
Height of external and party walls
307
Underpinning
308
Walls exceeding 25 ft and not exceeding 40 ft in height
309
Walls exceeding CO ft and not exceeding 70 ft in height
310
WTalls exceeding 80 ft and not exceeding 90 ft in height
311
Walls exceeding 100 ft and not exceeding 120 ft in height
312
Rule as to buildings not being public buildings or buildings of the warehouse class
313
Walls exceeding 40 ft but not exceeding 50 ft in height
314
Walls exceeding 70 ft but not exceeding 80 ft in height
315
Walls exceeding 100 ft but not exceeding 120 ft in height 81G 11 Thickness of walls
316
Condition in respect of storeys exceeding a certain height 31G 13 Thickness of walls built of materials other than such bricks Ac as aforesaid
317
THE SECOND SCHEDULE Fireresisting materials
318
On additions alterations or other works
319
APPENDIX I
325
SECTION PAOS
327
Gullyholes Ac to be trapped
333
Power for vestries and district boards to authorise inspection
339
No hoard to be erected without licence from vestry or district board
347
Buildings not to be made over sewers without consent
353
SETTIOX PAOK
358
Expenses of paving new streets
368
SXCTIOX P10R 100 Power to vestries tc to borrow moneys for the improvement of streets 873
374
THE METROPOLIS MANAGEMENT AND BUILDING ACTS AMENDMENT ACT 1878
376
PART I
377
Provisional licence for new premises
380
PART III
381
Exceptions from Metropolis Management Acts extended to this Act
382
References by Consent out of Court 1 Submission to be irrevocable and to have effect as an order of court
384
Powers of arbitrator
385
Exercise of powers by masters and other officers
386
THE LONDON COUNCIL GENERAL POWERS ACT 1890 58 54 Vict c ccxliii
388
Repeal of 25 26 Vict c 120 sect 78
390
Apportionment and recovery of expense
391
Vestry or board to keep flagging in repair
392
Short title
393
Penalty for making sewers oontrary to plans approved
394
Penalty in case of connections with local sewers
395
Subsoil under a street road passage or way not to be removed with out the consent of the vestry or district board or council
396
Surveyor or other officer to see that conditions are observed
398
THE PUBLIC HEALTH LONDON ACT 1891
399
Sanitary conveniences for manufactories itc
401
Byelaws as to waterclosets c
402
Power for sanitary authority to authorise examination of water closets c
403
Penalty on persons improperly making or altering waterclosets Ac
404
Underground Rooms 96 Provisions as to the occupation of underground rooms as dwellings
407
Power of County Council to prosecute on default of sanitary authority
408
Short title
409
THE LONDON OVERHEAD WIRES ACT 1891
410
New overhead wires not to be placed except in accordance with bye laws
412
Enforcement of byelaws by local authority
413
Inspectors of overhead wires
414
As to liability for accidents
415
Wires not to be inconsistent with regulations of Board of Trade
416
As to payments by local authorities under this Act
417
THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES PROTECTION ACT 1893
418
Repeal
419
APPENDIX II
420
SECTION VAiK
421
Houses projecting beyond line of street when taken down to be
427
Penalty on interrupting workmen Ac in execution of duties
433
General
443
Regulation made by the Council under section 122
449
Byelaw as to the formation of new streets in the Metropolis
455
Byelaws as to structure of catgutmakers premises
462
Byelaws as to structure of fatmelters or fatextractors premises
469
Byelaws as to structure of slaughterhouses
475
Regulations as to structure of working class dwellings
481
Byelaws under section 31 of the London Council General Powers Act
489
Byelaws made under the Public Health London Act 1891
511
Regulations as to applications for sanction or consent under the London
523
Standing Orders Btelaws and Regulations op the Commissioners
533
List of firstclass streets
540
Form No 1 Notice from the builder or person causing or directing
541
Form A Notice of contravention of byelaws
547
PART II
553
Projections from buildings
559
Byelaws Mortar
565
PLATE
572
Sch I Part I Buildings not public and not of the warehouse class
572
Ditto Rules 5 to 7
572
Index
587
433
600
438
613
Rules as to projections
614
Separation of buildings 144
623
Cubical extent of buildings 145
628
Proceedings to enforce compliance with notice 195
643
Court may make order notwithstanding arbitration 199
644
Consent to larger dimensions 147
657
Conversion of houses c into public buildings 152
670

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