Apply for a Building Permit in Ghana

Building Permit in Ghana

The real estate industry is booming, and leading global research states that it will continue to grow exponentially in the future. The laws of Ghana require that one or more permits be obtained before starting construction work.

Apply for a Building Permit in Ghana

However, to build legally in Ghana, there are several steps you need to take to get the right permits, else your construction project could be stopped and demolished by the city authorities causing you a great deal of financial loss.

Step 1. The first step you need to take to get a building permit in Ghana is to Pick an application form fill it up to the end before submitting it to the Land Commission.

Step 2 . Attach statutory documents on the application as follows:
i) Certificate of incorporation (CAC)/Registered Business name
ii) 3 years current tax clearance certificate
iii) DPR certificate (where applicable)
iv) VAT Certificate (where applicable)
v) Reference letter from your bank
vi) TCPD certificate (where applicable)
vii) Current ITF Registration certificate (where applicable)

Before you can get a permit, the government agency has to confirm that the land legally belongs to you.

Step 3. After the Land Commission has confirmed that you do indeed own the land you want to build on, you can begin the building permit process with the Town and Country Planning Department (TCPD). The TCPD will assemble a committee of inspectors to observe the land and analyze your building plans or House Plans.

Step 4. If they approve of your plans, they will submit a recommendation to the Statutory Planning Committee, which is the government agency that will actually administer the building permit once the documentation has been reviewed.
step 5. A building permit will be issued. The building permit is granted only provisionally until the structural segment is approved.

Required Documents For Building Permit in Ghana

i) Transfer Certificate of Title
ii) Architectural plan
iii) clearance application form
iv) Civil/structural permit
v) Electrical permit
vi) Mechanical permit
vii) Sanitary permit
viii) Plumbing permit
ix) Electronics permit
x) Fire Safety Clearance

Required Information For Building Permit in Ghana

i) A Company Profile

ii) Equipment facility to the company.

iii)Training Program for Ghana Staff

iv)A copy of the technical agreement

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