How are scales used in construction

Checklist for submission plans


Content of the plans

  • Site plan on a scale of 1: 200 or 1: 500 with
    • North arrow
    • Lot numbers
    • Deposit number (EZ)
    • Cadastral municipality of the property and the neighboring property
    • Area dimensions of the building site (building lots, allotments, other properties)
    • Outlined the
      • existing buildings (gray),
      • new buildings to be built (red),
      • Structures to be demolished - if permit required (yellow)
    • Dimensions of the
      • built-up area
      • of the enclosed space - the distance to the neighbors
    • Distance areas (allotments: proof of the preservation of the total cubature)
    • Altitudes of the site
    • Retaining walls and paths
    • Horticultural designed areas with existing and future trees
    • Car parking spaces
    • Public traffic areas, sidewalks, tree-lined avenues and tracks
    • Names and addresses of all owners and neighbors (and other authorized persons)
    • Reference to existing apartment ownership and the number of staircases (row houses)
  • Information on whether there are operations on neighboring properties with emissions that can cause hazards in accordance with Section 134a (3) BO
  • Evidence of the building height (allotment gardens: evidence of compliance with the top end of the allotment garden house from the compared site)
  • Information on building materials (according to the thermal and sound insulation certificate)
  • Floor plans of all floors (exception: allotment houses) on a scale of 1: 100
  • Sections (which are necessary for assessment) on a scale of 1: 100
  • All views with connections to the neighboring buildings on a scale of 1: 100
  • Legend
    • Existing components: gray
    • Components to be removed: yellow
    • New components from brickworks: red
    • Concrete: green
    • Reinforced concrete: black
    • Steel: blue
    • Wood: brown
    • Other building materials: indicate separately
  • Indication of clear zoning
  • Smoke and exhaust gas traps, exhaust air traps, air ducts
  • In the event of changes to the designation or structural changes (if rooms are newly created, changed or abandoned):
    • Dimensions of the individual usable areas of the rooms
    • Overall dimensions of the areas of the individual usage units (apartments, business units, office units, garages)
    • New room designations and sizes: underline in red
    • Abandoned room designations and sizes: underline in yellow
  • Playgrounds: dimensions and accesses
  • Places to set up garbage cans: city cleaning
  • Mailbox systems
  • All information that is required to assess the construction project: including window sizes, room heights, staircase dimensions, door sizes, entrances and exits (observe statutory provisions as well as ancillary laws such as garage law, elevator law and others)
    Exception: simplified plans for allotment gardens (only information on location, height, cubature and canal)
  • Information on the type of disposal of the waste water
  • Indication of the reliability of the supporting structures required for the construction project

Signing of the plans

  • Plan author (persons authorized to practice such as master builders, civil engineers, authorized persons under trade law)
  • Builder
  • Landowner (owner of building rights) (exception: building notices)
  • Site manager (signing of the plans by the authorities at the latest before the start of construction)

Material and format of the plans

CAD guide

The guideline provides assistance on the application of the ÖNORM A 6240 standard in the area of ​​the City of Vienna's municipal authorities:

CAD guide

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