About Boverket's Building Regulations, BBR

Many people need to use Boverket's Building Regulations.

BBR, Boverket's Building regulations is available in English. This version, BBR 19, is not the latest version. The latest version is BBR 24 and is only available in Swedish. The English interpretation in only for informative purpose. It is the Swedish version of the latest BBR that is legally binding.

The regulation text itself is available under Publications to the right. The text is subdivided in various ways:

  • The full text: sections 1-9 and the annex
  • Divided up by section 

Reading instructions to BBR are found in the PBA knowledge bank. These only exist digitally and are updated as necessary. These only exist in Swedish.

Who does what?


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Boverket drafts mandatory provisions and general recommendations in Boverket's Building Regulations.

The Government

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The Government adopts the Planning and Building Ordinance, PBO. http://www.government.se/

The Parliament

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The Parliament adopts the Planning and Building Act, PBA.www.riksdagen.se in English

The municipal building committee

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