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Submitting Public Shelter Plans for Approval

You may refer to Guidelines on Plan Submission of Public Shelters for detailed information about submitting public shelter plans for approval

Technical Requirements and CD M&W Specifications for large Public Shelters and Technical Requirements for Public Shelters are only available as a hard copy from:

Fire Safety & Shelter Department (FSSD)
HQ SCDF Complex
91 Ubi Ave 4
Level 1
Singapore 408827

Contact 6848 1478 or 6848 1473 to arrange for collection.

Note: Hard copies of the above are available only upon request to QPs, consultants and contractors who have been engaged by the user ministry or statutory board to incorporate public shelters into projects.

The Technical Specifications for Works of Public Shelters will be issued only to the project co-ordination Qualified Persons.

How to arrange for a pre-submission consultation

If you need a consultation before making a formal submission, you may make a request by logging into the CORENET e-submission System using e-form (BCA-CD-PLAN01.XFD)

Issues covered during consultation (where applicable)

  • Shelter building
  • Structural piling
  • Mechanical matters
  • Electrical matters
  • Shock design
  • Commissioning method statement
  • Test report

Note: You are strongly encouraged to bring along the relevant plans showing sufficient details.

Large shelters

For large public shelters, a consultation can be arranged with the Transit Shelter Engineering Department of Building and Construction Authority. For an appointment, contact the following:

 Name  Email
 Wong Siew Heng (mechanical works)  wong_siew_heng@bca.gov.sg
 Bernard Tan (architectural and civil works)  bernard_tan@bca.gov.sg
 Alex Chan (mechanical works)  alex_chan@bca.gov.sg
 Ng Kok Lam (electrical works)  ng_kok_lam@bca.gov.sg

How to make submission

You should make your formal application by logging into the CORENET e-submission System using e-form (BCA-CD-PLAN02.XFD)

Processing time

10 working days

Who can submit shock design calculations

A QP in civil or structure engineering or QP in mechanical engineering

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