Building standard act ( Kenchiku kijun ho = けんちくきじゅんほう) and Hoiku-en
Assumed you purchase real estate and operate nursery school there.
If the room area of your building is more than 200 ㎡, you need to make application for change of intended usage.( =Yoto henko = 用途変更 ).
For example, you purchases a real estate and the intended usage of the real estate is residence.
But, now you are going to use the real estate as nursery school.
In that case, you need to apply for change of intended usage.
This is stipulated in building standard act.
In the case your real estate is located in Edogawa ward, Tokyo prefecture, you need to submit application form of change of usage.
This process is very complex one. If you hire architect ( Kenchikushi ) in this process, his fee will be 500,000 yen.
So, you want to proceed this process by yourself.
If you purchase real estate for operating nursery school, you need to confirm whether authority can permits change of usage in advance.
You need to know this matter if you purchase a residential real estate with over 100 ㎡ and change into share house.