RESPONSIBILITIES OF ARCHITECT, ENGINEER, STRUCTURAL DESIGNER
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES APPLICABLE TO ALL(ARCHITECT, ENGINEER, STRUCTURAL DESIGNER )
(i) They shall study and be conversant with the provisions of the Local Acts, the rules and made thereunder, The Gujarat Town Planning & Urban Development Act‐1976, the rules and regulations made thereunder, policy‐orders and standing orders approved by the Competent Authority and the other instructions circulated by the Competent Authority and the provisions in force from time to time along with the instructions printed/mentioned on prescribed application forms & permission letter.
(ii) They shall inform the Competent Authority of their employment/assignment / resignation for any work within 7 days of the date of such employment / assignment / resignation.
(iii) They shall submit plans, documents and details without any scratches or corrections. Only small corrections will be permitted with proper initials. They shall correctly represent all the site conditions including grown up trees.
(iv) They shall personally comply with all requisitions/ queries received from the Competent Authority in connection with the work under their charge promptly expeditiously and fully at onetime. Where they do not agree with requisitions/ queries ,they shall state objections in writing, otherwise for noncompliance of any requisition/query within stipulated time, the plans and applications shall be filed forthwith, and shall not be re‐opened.
(v) They shall immediately intimate to the owners the corrections and other changes they make on the plans, documents and details as per requisitions/queries from the Competent Authority.
(vi) They shall clearly indicate on every plan, document & submission, the details of their designation such as registered Engineer, registered Structural Designer etc. with registration number with date, full name and their address below the signature for identification.
(vii) The registered person shall apply for undertaking the responsibility for the particular work in the forms prescribed by the Appropriate Authority.
(viii) The registered person shall provide the information and undertaking for the work undertaken by him in the forms prescribed by the Competent Authority from time to time.
(ix) The Architectural and Structural Designer shall be responsible for adhering to the provisions of the relevant and prevailing 'Indian Standard Specifications'. They will not be held responsible for the severe damage or collapse that may occur under the natural forces going beyond their design forces provided in the above 'Indian Standard Specifications'
RESPONSIBILITIES OF ARCHITECT & ENGINEER :
(a) If the services of the registered architect are terminated, he shall immediately inform the Competent Authority about his termination. The registered architect appointed as replacement of the preceding architect shall inform about his appointment on the job, and inform the Competent Authority of any deviation that might have occurred on the site with reference to the approved drawings and the stage at which he is taking over the charge. After Competent Authority has inspected the site for his report, the newly appointed architect shall allow the work to proceed under his direction.
(b) The registered architect appointed on the work shall inform the Competent Authority immediately on termination of his/her services
RESPONSIBILITIES OF STRUCTURAL DESIGNER:
(a) To prepare a report of the structural design.
(b) To submit the certificate of structural safety and over all structural soundness of building to Competent Authority.