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When should you process the Building permit for your work?

You must process your Building permit when you need to modify, repair, remodel, expand or build in your property and consider carrying out a construction either from a building, lots, warehouses, homes, premises, also for jobs such as breaking the sidewalk or modifying it, or Put construction materials -cement, rebar, gravel, sand- on the sidewalk […]

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You must process your Building permit when you need to modify, repair, remodel, expand or build in your property and consider carrying out a construction either from a building, lots, warehouses, homes, premises, also for jobs such as breaking the sidewalk or modifying it, or Put construction materials -cement, rebar, gravel, sand- on the sidewalk or public road, you need to process your license or permit.

You should know that having a building permit Richmond Hill is also a necessity since, for example: if you have a building in a rocky area or you want to build and your land is unstable, you need to carry out several studies (work risk study, calculation memory and structural opinion, among others) and support works that guarantee your safety and that of your property avoiding millionaire losses.

In which cases is it not necessary for you to process your Building permit?

It is not necessary that you request any type of license or building permit when it comes to minor renovations inside the house , such as: changing floors, remodeling bathrooms and kitchen, internal painting of the building and hydraulic, electrical or Of gas.

As you can see, the complexity of the building or building license is a regulation that depends on each municipality.

What are Special Licenses?

There are 3 Special Licenses which are: Issuance of building permit Bradford, Extension of Special Building permit and Notice of Completion of Work or Installation of Special Building permit. 

They are a document issued by the delegation to build, expand, modify, repair, demolish or dismantle your work or installation, in the case of:

  • Buildings on conservation land.
  • Underground or aerial installations on public roads.
  • Cellular and / or wireless communication relay stations.
  • Demolitions
  • Excavations or cuts deeper than one meter.
  • Ramms that invade the sidewalk in more than 0.5 m.
  • Temporary works or facilities such as fairs, mechanical devices, circuses, tents, removable stands and the like.
  • Installations or modifications of elevators for people, forklifts, escalators and the like.

What do you need to do to obtain your Building permit?

First you need to go to the offices of Urban Development and Housing (SEDUVI) of your municipality or mayor and ask for an application for use of the soil and other license application construction. Other requirements are:

  • INE copy
  • Scriptures
  • Property ticket
  • Copy of the architectural, structural, plumbing and electrical plans
  • Calculation memories. The plans and reports must be signed by an expert and a responsive.

Then it is necessary that you go to the corresponding administration of your Mayor’s Office, since in each administration and each municipality or mayoralty it could be something different.

The Building permit process has a cost. Which varies depending on the municipality or Mayor’s Office, they usually charge a rate that varies from 1.5% to 2.5% approximately, this is calculated depending on what a percentage of the budget of your work is, and this is calculated by the engineer or architect in charge.  

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