Course detail

Building Law

FAST-BZA001Acad. year: 2023/2024

The law system of the Czech state. The building law as part of the system of administrative law. Building Act. Implementing regulations to the Building Act. Legal regulation of administrative offenses. Expropriation. Conduct of business by natural and legal entities in building industry. Basic employment relations.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Entry knowledge

The subject extends the knowledge gained at secondary school.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.


The objective of the course is to make the students familiar with the legal order of the Czech Republic focusing on the Building Act and its implementing regulations.
After completing the course students will be familiar with the Building Law.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Not applicable.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPC-SI Bachelor's

    specialization E , 4. year of study, summer semester, compulsory
    specialization V , 4. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Introduction to the course, basic legal concepts. Legal regulation in the Czech Republic. European law. 2. Town and country planning and its instruments. 3. Planning permission proceedings, types of planning permissions. 4. Building code, building permit and notification, building permit proceedings. Authorized inspector. 5. Structure realization. Utilization and removal of structures. Energy intensity of buildings. 6. Selected activities in construction. Authorization according to the Law. No. 360/1992 Coll., on practice of profession of authorized architects and authorized engineers and technicians working in the field of building constructions. 7. Administrative offenses. Expropriation. 8. Law No. 254/2001 Coll., on Water and Amendments to Some Acts (The Water Act) 9. Law No. 274/2001 Coll., on Water Mains and Sewer Systems for Public Use and Amendments to Some Acts (The Water Mains and Sewer Systems Act) 10. Waste economy. Waste management. 11. Air protection. Protection of agricultural land resources. 12. Basic employment relations, requisites of employment contract. 13. Trade companies, their basic characteristics, status of partners. Trade business.