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  • Todd Hammond
    Oh yes, now I remember - the date and time for the inspection was set by none other than (take your pick): the Construction Bureau, or the Building Office
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 16, 2000
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      Oh yes, now I remember - the date and time for the inspection was set by
      none other than (take your pick): the Construction Bureau, or the Building
      Office (Stavební úřad). T

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Todd Hammond <thammond@...>
      To: Czechlist@onelist.com <Czechlist@onelist.com>
      Date: 16. března 2000 8:49
      Subject: Re: [Czechlist] Re: Kolaudace


      >Greetings, everyone
      >
      >A koloudace, which I have experienced "on my own skin", I understand as an
      >inspection. At the koloudace of our reconstructed shop building were
      several
      >officials from various agencies like hygiene, fire, water, gas, etc. (the
      >"engineers' net", or [local] infrastructure). The date and time of the
      >inspection were set by I forgot who, but there we all were: the building
      >contractor; me with my 12 permits/affadavits/certificates/construction
      >licenses, building plans, and the like; they with their certificates,
      >stamps, and more or less strict visages. (In my case at least, no bribes
      >were asked for or given). It was a big event, almost a ceremony, which I
      >would refer to as [inspection], [inspection day], or [inspection for
      >occupancy permit] - the number and type of adjectives connected to
      >[inspection] depending of course on the context, whether or not it's
      already
      >clear what the inspection is for, etc.
      >
      >Todd Hammond
      >
      >-----Original Message-----
      >From: Melvyn Clarke <zehrovak@...>
      >To: Czechlist@onelist.com <Czechlist@onelist.com>
      >Date: 16. března 2000 2:22
      >Subject: Re: [Czechlist] Re: Kolaudace
      >
      >
      >>From: "Melvyn Clarke" <zehrovak@...>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>>
      >>>Hi all,
      >>>I had hard time with these terms as well, but some time ago I come to
      >>>rather
      >>>long and clumsy term for "kolaudace" = "building acceptance
      >>>procedures/proceedings", "kolaudacni rizeni" could be "official building
      >>>acceptance procedure". Anything better?
      >>
      >>Hmmmm, I think Michael has a good description with this "occupancy
      permit".
      >>Never thought of that.
      >>
      >>
      >>>Couldn´t "prejimka" be just "acceptance"?
      >>Right - so "prejimaci rizeni" would be "acceptance procedure". Maybe if
      you
      >>changed your "building acceptance procedure" to "building approval
      >>procedure" there would be less chance of confusion between the two. (co -
      >>laudere = s - chvaleni, right? :))
      >>>
      >>>Any ideas for "inzenyrske site"? I wouldn´t subscribe for "buried
      >services"
      >>
      >>
      >>> >
      >>> > I would use "utility lines".
      >>> >
      >>> > Tom
      >>>
      >>>I think "utility" is great. I would just change "lines" to "network".
      >>>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>>
      >>>I disagree. "Utility network" makes me think of an entire national or
      >>>regional power grid (or whatever other utility), not something on a
      >>>local level. I'm with Tom on "utility lines" (in fact I was going to
      >>>suggest exactly that myself before I saw his reply).
      >>>
      >>
      >>But surely there is no problem in having a local network (as in LAN)? I
      did
      >>hesitate over "network" myself though for a different reason - sounds OK
      >for
      >>telecommunications and possible for electricity but I'm not so sure about
      a
      >>gas network - I'd prefer something like a supply system for that.
      >>
      >>How about - underground utilities ???
      >>
      >>Melvyn
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