Applications for permission may be made at the reception desk of the Physical Planning and Development Authority office.
Three (3) application forms correctly filled in, three (3) copies of drawings to include a location plan, site plan, floor plan, elevation plan, sectional plans and structural/engineering plans. Other information may be required as necessary.
The time varies according to the scale and type of the development and may go up to a maximum of ninety (90) days for a full application and thirty (30) days for EIA.
The prices for the submission of a plan varies according to the type and size of the development. A complete list of prices can be found here.
Each application submitted is normally checked by the Ministry of Health, a Structural Engineer, and the CEO and Senior Building Inspectors of The Physical Planning and Development Authority however if needed other entities may be asked to review the applications.
The Physical Planning and Development Authority board remembers are responsible.
A copy of the expired approved plan bearing the stamp and signature of the original planning approval along with a re-submission fee.
The minimum size is three thousand square feet (3,000sqft).
Above ground level there should be a maximum of 3 floors.
Board meetings are held monthly.
Click here for information on EIAs.
Government buildings i.e. schools, and buildings used for community purposes as exempted by the Minister of Planning.
There are several building inspectors that are responsible for the checking of illegal activities and the monitoring of construction/building plans that were approved. Each inspector is assigned to a different zone.