List of steps
(Total number of steps: 12)
Prepare architectural, structural and other drawings  (1)
Obtain official site plan  (3)
Obtain construction permit  (8)

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Summary of the procedure
 

Where to go? (4)

You will have to go to the following agencies. The number indicates how many interactions are required with each entity.
Any licensed architect/ engineer or architectural/ engineering firm
1
Any licensed architect/ engineer or architectural/ engineering firm
City Corporation, Thimphu (x 6)
2 3 4 5 11 12
City Corporation, Thimphu
Any competent authority (x 4)
6 7 8 10
Any competent authority
Revenue section of the competent authority
9
Revenue section of the competent authority

What you will get (1)

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
Construction approval
12
Construction approval

Required documents 

The documents with green band will be provided to you during the procedure.

Official site plan requisition form
2
Official site plan requisition form
Land ownership certificate (x 2)
2 5
Land ownership certificate
Money receipt for official site plan
4
Money receipt for official site plan
Building permit application form
5
Building permit application form
Official site plan
5
Official site plan
Architectural drawings
5
Architectural drawings
Structural drawings
5
Structural drawings
Sanitary/ sewerage drawing
5
Sanitary/ sewerage drawing
Plumbing/ water supply drawings
5
Plumbing/ water supply drawings
Electrical/ telephone connection drawings
5
Electrical/ telephone connection drawings
Initial environmental examination (IEE) - Industry
6
Initial environmental examination (IEE) - Industry
Environmental clearance payment notification
9
Environmental clearance payment notification
Payment receipt
10
Payment receipt

How much?

Cost of the procedure  BTN  89,650

Cost detail

Estimate your cost

BTN 100
service fee
BTN 50,000
Environmental Clearance fee
BTN 500
Environmental Clearance application fee
BTN 30,000
Environmental clearance fee
BTN 500
Environmental clearance application fee
BTN 5,000
Environmental clearance fee
BTN 500
Environmental clearance application fee
BTN 3,000
Scrutiny fee: minimum BTN 3000.00 or BTN 16.14/sqm whichever is more
BTN 50
Service amenity fee of BTN 50/sqm

How long ?

The estimated total time is calculated by adding the time spent: 1) waiting in queue, 2) at the counter and 3) between steps.
  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 35 d 128 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 0mn 1h. 10mn
Attention at counter: 30mn 1h. 45mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 35 d 128 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
Bhutan Building Rules 2002 Bhutan Building Rules 2002 Section 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, Annex 4
  Sections 4.2, 4.1 ,  Article 4.4
Bhutanese Architectural Guidelines 2014 Bhutanese Architectural Guidelines 2014
Thimphu Municipal Development Control Regulations-2004 Development Control Regulations-2004
  Sections 2.2.5, 2.2.6, 2.1.2, 2A ,  Article icle 2.0
Environmental Assessment Act, 2000 Environmental Assessment Act, 2000 Section 35 (sub-section 35.3) and section 63
  Article 35.3
Fee schedules to cover the cost of administering the environmental assessment act 2000 Fee schedules to cover the cost of administering the environmental assessment act 2000
  Article 5
Public Finance Act of Bhutan 2007 Public Finance Act of Bhutan 2007
  articles 171, 172
Regulation for the Environmental Clearance for Projects 2006 Regulation for the Environmental Clearance for Projects 2006 Annex II
himphu Municipal Development Control Regulations-2004 Thimphu Municipal Development Control Regulations-2004 Appendix 2 & 3
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