BUILDING APPLICATION FORM
The following forms need to be completed when applying for building plan approval:
Building Plan Application Form
Unless it is completed in full the application will not be accepted.
For more information on how to complete the forms, please read this document:
SANS Forms Guide
Preparation of building plans
SPECIAL EVENTS AND TEMPORARY STRUCTURES APPLICATION FORM
This is the only form that is needed to apply for approval to erect temporary structures. Unless it is completed in full, the application will not be accepted.
BDM18 Application Form Special Events
REQUEST FOR CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY
Once all building work has been properly completed, the owner, contractor or builder may apply to the department for a Certificate of Occupancy. This must be issued by the department within 14 days of receiving the request, on condition that the work has been completed according to the approved plans. If the request is denied, the department must give reasons for its refusal. The building may only be used and occupied after a Certificate of Occupancy has been issued. Request for Certificate of Occupancy (20kb)
REMOVAL OF RESTRICTIVE TITLE DEED CONDITIONS
Removal of restrictive title deed conditions
DEMOLITION PERMIT APPLICATION FORM
This form must be completed for any demolition work to be undertaken.
Demolition permit application form (52kb)
Application for approval of building waste generators integrated (476KB)
COPIES OF PLANS APPLICATION FORM
This form must be completed in order to obtain copies of an approved building plan held by the department.
Copies of plans application form (23kb)
ENGINEERS'S APPOINTMENT FORM AND CERTIFICATE
SANS 10400 – A Form 3 only to be used when the appointed person appoints a competent person to undertake the design of an element or segment of the building
Engineer's completion certificate (47kb)
Appointment Form for competent person
BUILDING DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT TARIFFS AND RULES
When submitting a building plan application, scrutiny fees will be calculated according to official tariffs. These fees must be paid in full on submission of the application and are not refundable if the application is refused.
Building Development Management Tariffs 2011/2012
Building Development Management Tariff Rules 2012/2012