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Prepare architectural and structural drawings
(last modified: 19/11/2020)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Any licensed architect/ engineer or architectural/ engineering firm

Expected results

Architectural drawings
Structural drawings
Sanitary/ sewerage drawing
Plumbing/ water supply drawings
Electrical/ telephone connection drawings


1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Official site plan (Simple copy)
The drawings should be in conformity with the site plan

Cost Free

Certain fee may be applicable and the amount may depend on size of the project and other factors.

Time frame

The duration may depend on the size of the project and other factors.

Legal justification

1. Thimphu Municipal Development Control Regulation 2016
Thimphu Municipal Development Control Regulation 2016
articles 2.2.3, Appendix2&3
2. Bhutan Building Rules 2018
Bhutan Building Rules 2018
Article 37-48
3. Bhutanese Architectural Guidelines 2014
Bhutanese Architectural Guidelines 2014

Additional information

All drawings should be signed by the applicant, the designer and the developer. The architectural drawings should conform with the Bhutanese Architectural Guidelines 2014. List of registered architects and engineers can be obtained from Construction Development Board's website (
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