Building Regulations

Building regulations exist to provide standards for the design and construction of buildings. It is on this basis that construction permits and approvals are granted.

Nyayo Estate, Embakasi

How The Sectional Properties Act Affects Real Estate Ownership

The Sectional Properties Act 2020 was signed into law on December 11, 2020, by President…

What fresh registration of title deeds means for land owners

What Fresh Registration of Title Deeds means for Land Owners

The Ministry of Lands and physical planning has began registration of title deeds afresh in…

What the Law says about Lactation Rooms in Workplaces And Public Buildings

The Health Act 2017 made it mandatory for all Kenyan employers regardless of size or…

The Building Plan Approval Process in Kenya

All developments must obtain approvals prior to commencement of construction. There are three main agencies that are involved in the approval process.

Kenya’s Switch To The Euroodes

The year 2021 will see Kenya’s construction industry adopting the European Code of Standards known…

Safety First: How To Carry Out Demolitions

The manner in which the authorities carried out recent demolitions fell short of occupational safety…

What Are Some Of The Common Challenges In The Construction Industry?

The construction industry faces plenty of challenges with both big and small companies struggling to…

Buildings that broke the law and got away with it

An illegal structure can be said to be any structure that has been constructed without…

Cracks In The System: Why Buildings Collapse

An all too familiar scene seems to be playing out this time in Kware, Embakasi…

The Smoke signals: Fire Safety Requirements For Learning Institutions

It is exactly one week since the fire incident that razed down the top floor…