Application Quick Guide
Complete application forms correctly
and pay application fee
Declare all aspects/components of the development and the site
e.g. existing buildings, sinkholes, caves, rivers
Provide all supporting documents (e.g. Location Map, Layout
Plan drawn to scale-metric, Proof of Ownership, Project Brief
Submit drawings that are prepared or certified by a
professional in the respective field, e.g. Engineering drawing
by a Professional Engineer; architectural drawings must be
certified by a Registered Architect; engineering
drawings must be certified by a Professional Engineer; and Site
and Subdivision Plans must be certified by a Commissioned Land
Use the checklist provided for each application to guide you.
If you are unsure and require clarification on any issue
pertaining to your development, contact the Applications
Secretariat Branch and/or the Development Assistance Centre to
explain your project idea and a competent technical officer will
provide guidance on the permissions that you require and how to
make an application.
Consult your local planning authority/parish council for
guidance as it relates to other statutory requirements such as
planning and building permissions.
Before you submit your application, you may also consult with
other government agencies such as;
National Works Agency drainage, traffic, access
Mines & Geology geotechnical issues, slope stability
Water Resources Authority ground and surface water issues
Ministry of Agriculture (Rural Physical Planning Department)
based on location- Release of agricultural lands.
Ministry of Health, Environmental Health Unit - sewage,
National Water Commission waste & potable water
Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management
-hazard identification e.g. flooding and risk assessments/disaster mitigation
TO AVOID DELAYS
. DO NOT SUBMIT INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS.