Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to issue a Development Permit?
Development Permit is issued within two weeks.
How far do MCC boundaries extend?
A map for this will be provided.
How much do I have to pay for the permit?
The cost depends on the area and type of the structure.
Do I have to apply for a permit even if my site is not within the CBD?
What is the significance of the Development Permit?
  • To ensure that one builds within his/her site boundaries.
  • To ensure that construction is not done over utility pipes/infrastructure.
  • To ensure that developments are in harmony – land uses that do not create or cause neighborhood externalities.
How do i access the system or apply?
Your Architect (registered with Ministry of Public Works and Transport-BDS)will apply on your behalf