Appendix D: Purpose groups

  1. Many of the provisions in this document are related to the use of the building. The use classifications are termed purpose groups and represent different levels of hazard. They can apply to a whole building, or (where a building is compartmented) to a compartment in the building, and the relevant purpose group should be taken from the main use of the building or compartment.

2. Table D1 sets out the purpose group classification.

Note:This is only of relevance to this Approved Document.

Table D1 - Classification of Purpose Groups

Table D1 – Classification of Purpose Groups