Practices

Planning and Building regulations in Sweden, status in June 2016

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The Swedish national government translated into English, for information purposes only, the Planning and Building Act (2010:900) including amendments up to SFS 2016:537, and the Planning and Building Ordinance (2011:338) including amendments up to SFS 2016:773.

 

The links also provide a useful glossary including the translation (from Swedish to English) of some expressions from the legislation.

 

Note: the Planning and Building ordinance implement some EPBD provisions, such as the requirement for all new buildings that are used and owned by authorities to be nZEB starting from 2019 (Chapter 13, section 15) and defines the types of buildings exempted from some energy performance requirements (Chapter 13, Section 15).