1. Road (Building Standards Act: Article 42, 43,and 44)
(1) In principle, a building cannot be built unless the property is facing a road classified as such in accordance with the Building Standards Act (hereinafter referred to as the Act) for at least 2 meters in length.
(2) As a general rule, roads 4 meters or less in width are not roads as per the Act. However, in case Chapter 3 of the Act applies, the following are recognized as roads in accordance with the Act: roads that are lined with buildings and are designated by the specified administrative agency (so-called Section 2 Roads).
*As of November 23rd, 1950, when the Act was enacted, or at the time of incorporation into a city planning area or quasi-city planning area.
Types of roads (at least 4 meters in width)
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