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Apply for copies of building plans<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​How to apply for copies of plans</h2> <p>Only the registered property owner, or a duly authorised architect / draughts person will be provided with any copies of previously approved building plans. If you would like to apply for copies of building plans, follow the steps below:</p><p>Download and complete the Copies of Plans Application Form in the document downloads section below and email it to your relevant <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/TDA%20DM%20-%20Contacts.pdf" target="_blank">district office</a>. </p> <p>If you have a municipal account at the City of Cape Town then the City regards you as a ‘business partner’. Your municipal invoice, ‘rates account’ will contain your business partner number, this is your identity with the City. You will need this business partner number to complete the request form.</p> <p>If you are making the request as the registered owner of the property, then you simply compete Section A: Owner. </p> <p>If you have authorised an architect / draughtsperson to make the request on your behalf, then you will need to complete Section C: Authorised person, so that the City knows to whom you have given permission. </p> <p>The City charges a search fee per request for copies of plans, which will be determined as per the Land Use Management tariffs, which you can find in the document downloads section below. ​</p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Payment​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>We accept the following methods of payment:</p> <ul><li> <strong>Cash, debit and credit card: </strong>We will cover the bank cost on a cash, debit and/or credit card payment on an amount above R7000 per transaction. We absorb such costs in respect of single payments of R7000 and below.</li><li> <strong>Direct deposit at the bank:</strong><strong> </strong>Insert your payment reference number on your deposit slip​​.</li><li> <strong>Electronic payments (EFT):</strong> Select the City of Cape Town as a bank listed beneficiary on your bank's website. Use your 9 - digit reference number in the beneficiary account number/ payment reference field.</li></ul> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p> <b></b> <strong></strong>The City may in certain instances not have a copy of a previously approved building plan on record, if for any reason plans or a particular property are not available it is the responsibility of the registered owner to have the as-built structures measured and drawn up.</p></div></div></span><span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Contact us</h2></span> <p>You can visit the <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Departments/Development%20Management%20Department">Development Management Department</a> for more assistance or information. </p> <p>Please refer to the <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/TDA%20DM%20-%20Contacts.pdf" target="_blank"> department contact list</a> for your relevant planning office contact details.</p></span>GP0|#c2590941-842a-450f-aad2-4b4569381ade;L0|#0c2590941-842a-450f-aad2-4b4569381ade|Building plan applications;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#9275a209-368e-4cea-9874-8ce96591717b;GPP|#54dbab3a-0b2f-4602-8af5-3d651c59a5f4You can request to view previously approved building plans, either online or by applying at any local district office.

 

 

Land Use Management Tariffs283333GP0|#fe9c9791-d3b1-479c-9447-8be3f4d5e139;L0|#0fe9c9791-d3b1-479c-9447-8be3f4d5e139|Budget annexure;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#6f477a30-54ff-4877-a387-889f32ddb0f9;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e;GP0|#cd8d1412-d058-4a6b-aecb-9c6bd8dbc168;L0|#0cd8d1412-d058-4a6b-aecb-9c6bd8dbc168|Tariff;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f822020-07-01T10:00:00Z
Permission to Obtain Copies of Approved Plans Application Form (BDM 14)1437120GP0|#f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7;L0|#0f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7|Application form;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f82;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2019-01-15T22:00:00Z

 

 

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