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Information for Yokohama-shi wooden house earthquake proofing diagnosis person dispatch business public house

We support! Earthquake-resistant diagnosis of house

Last update date April 10, 2020

System summary

As for this system, Yokohama-shi performs "earthquake proofing diagnosis" of wooden individual house to aim at safe town development resisting earthquake, and dispatches "wooden house earthquake proofing diagnosis person" whom the mayor authorized to earthquake-resistant citizen's who wish to diagnose and investigates and supports citizen's earthquake proofing measures.
In addition, you can use earthquake-resistant repair work of house for some assistance system of earthquake-resistant repair work expense toward the thought based on this earthquake-resistant diagnosis result.

※After July 1, 2015, building of the chart below "area of wooden building security consultation business" carries out earthquake-resistant diagnosis by wooden building security consultation business.

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The business details:

Jurisdiction: City of Yokohama, Urban Development Bureau disaster prevention town development promotion section

Reference: The association of Yokohama-shi authorized architect office "wooden construction earthquake proofing diagnosis" secretariat

045-662-2711 (trust and equivalence of "earthquake-resistant diagnosis business")

Target building

Object of diagnosis shall meet all the next conditions.

Requirements that are targeted for diagnosis
Use, form

Being wooden personal house living by self-possession by oneself

  • Thing including lease house (including vacant houses) and lock-up, office is inapplicable.
    There is system diagnosing in pay (10,000 yen).
  • In the case of house (including thing which a part of the building touches the next building with) where there are multiple dwelling units, please refer.
  • When owner does not live, and spouse of owner or first degree relative lives, please refer.

Being wooden house of Class convention axis how to structure where is with 2 stories or less of

  • Prefab house, two-by-four method house, lightweight steel frame house, house of blend structure are inapplicable.
Building time

We got building certification before May 31, 1981 and were started construction

  • When floor spaces of extension which started construction after June 1, 1981 are half of current deferred floor space or more, we are excluded.
  • When we build house, we perform building certification application and will receive grant of confirmation notification (current: identification of confirmation finished) proving that we meet standard of Building Standard Act. Please confirm date of confirmation notification at hand. (in the case of ignorance, please refer.)
  • We intend about thing which started construction before the Building Standard Act enforcement.
The time required

From two hours to three hours degree

  • By field work, we tear off wall and may not destroy house. We investigate as far as it is visible.
  • I would like to speak to observer during field work.
ExpenseFree of charge

Application method

  • We apply by "Yokohama-shi electron application service" (the outside site)Please mail ka, system summary brochure to "application postcard" (double postal card) which is attached in "the advice of earthquake-resistant diagnosis" after filling out required items.
  • As application methods are different, in the case of house (including thing which a part of the building touches the next building with) where there are multiple dwelling units, please refer.
  • "The advice of earthquake-resistant diagnosis" distributes brochure of system summary in the first floor of the city hall citizen information center, each ward office Public Relations Section, service counter in the city hall.
  • In investigation preferred date, please fill in schedule of the first hope and the second hope by all means. Please fill out again (you perform investigation with Saturdays, Sundays and holidays on weekdays.) in former schedule more than two weeks on desired diagnosis day.

Flow of earthquake-resistant diagnosis

  1. Application
  2. About one week after application, we will tell about the diagnosis date and time by postcard or email.
  3. Diagnosis person calls at home on diagnosis day and performs field work.
  4. We mail earthquake-resistant diagnosis report about three weeks after diagnosis day.
  5. As when quake resistance is diagnosed as being insufficient, visit counselor will call at home later, sorry for your inconvenience, but in schedule of adjustment please let know.
    ※Visit counselor calls at home and explains method of explanation of earthquake-resistant diagnosis result and general earthquake-resistant repair, estimated cost of earthquake-resistant repair, assistance system.
    ※As for the method of contacting, please see cover of earthquake-resistant diagnosis report.
    ※When dispatch of visit counselor is not necessary, sorry for your inconvenience, but please inform of so.


The advice (PDF: 1,418KB) of earthquake-resistant diagnosis

Inquiry, application

Yokohama-shi wooden house earthquake proofing diagnosis business trust
The association of Yokohama-shi authorized architect office "wooden construction earthquake proofing diagnosis" secretariat (the outside site)
Address: 〒 231-0003
Yokohama Building 5F in 4-40, Kitanakadori, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi business and industry
Phone number 045-662-2711
FAX: 045-662-8981
Reception hours: From 9:00 from 12:00, 13:00 to 16:00 (except Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, New Year holidays)

System summaries

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City of Yokohama, Housing and Architecture Bureau architecture Disaster Prevention Section

Telephone: 045-671-2943

Telephone: 045-671-2943

Fax: 045-663-3255

E-Mail address [email protected]

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