Course detail

Building Law

FAST-BZA001Acad. year: 2020/2021

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.


Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

After completing the course students will be familiar with the Building Law.


The subject extends the knowledge gained at secondary school.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

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.


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.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

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

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPC-SI Bachelor's

    specialization E , 4. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    specialization V , 4. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer