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How to Obtain Construction Permits for Houses in Lahore?

Have you purchased a plot and plan to finally build your dream building? As most of us already know, building requires more than just a parcel of land and resources. While many things are absolutely necessary, one also needs permission from concerned regulatory authority before constructing a building.

Documents-Building Authority requires documents for new construction or major renovations.

Here is a breakdown of the process to obtain a construction permit in Lahore for houses.

STEP 1

Visit the concerned One Window Counter set up by the Lahore Development Authority and submit the required documents and building plan.

STEP 2

Download the challan pay fees at Bank of Punjab.

STEP 3

The LDA will then verify the ownership and possession letter, which takes up to 5 days.  

STEP 4

The authority will then scrutinize the building plan, vet the structural drawings and verify the payment etc. This internal process takes up to 14 days.

STEP 5

Once all the plans and documents have been verified, the applicant will receive a text notification to collect the letter containing construction approval for houses from the Customer Facilitation Centre.

Total Time Duration: 20 Days


Documents Required To Obtain Construction Permit For Houses In Lahore

Here is the list of documents required for getting a construction permit in Lahore:

· Copy of applicant’s NIC

· Ownership or title documents (Sales deed, registry, allotment letter, intiqal, aks shajra)

· Power of attorney or authority letter (if applicable)

· Building Application Form (BR-1)

· 2 sets of Specification Forms (BR-2 and BR-3)

· 5 copies of Building Plan along with Site Plan (along with one mounted on cloth)

· An undertaking on PKR 100 stamp paper for construction to follow the approved building plan.

· In case the building plan includes a basement, an undertaking on PKR 100 stamp paper for bearing the damages or mishaps

· Signature and stamp of the architect on all plans and forms

· Signature and stamps of the structural engineer (if applicable)

· Signature of the owner(s) on all plans and forms

Please note that the above-mentioned forms can be downloaded from the official website of Lahore Development Authority.