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Summary of the procedure
 

Where to go? (5)

You will have to go to the following agencies. The number indicates how many interactions are required with each entity.
Survey of Kenya (x 6)
1 2 3 4 5 6
Survey of Kenya
Cash office - City Hall
9
Cash office - City Hall
City Hall Annexe (x 4)
City Hall Annexe
National Construction Authority (NCA) - Hill plaza (x 5)
National Construction Authority (NCA) - Hill plaza
Commercial Bank of Africa
19
Commercial Bank of  Africa

What you will get (6)

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
Survey plan
6
Survey plan
Authenticated architectural plans
12
Authenticated architectural plans
Construction permit
12
Construction permit
Authenticated structural plans
16
Authenticated structural plans
Approved certificate of structural design
16
Approved certificate of structural design
Compliance certificate
22
Compliance certificate

Required documents 

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

Proof of land ownership (x 2)
1 8
Proof of land ownership
Authorization for payment
2
Authorization for payment
Search payment receipt
3
Search payment receipt
Search payment receipt with FR number
4
Search payment receipt with FR number
Authorization for payment for survey plan
5
Authorization for payment for survey plan
Survey plan payment receipt
6
Survey plan payment receipt
Disclaimer form
8
Disclaimer form
Architectural drawing (x 2)
8 11
Architectural drawing
Survey plan
8
Survey plan
Land rates clearance receipt
8
Land rates clearance receipt
Change of user
8
Change of user
Construction permit invoice
9
Construction permit invoice
Notification of approval of architectural plans
11
Notification of approval of architectural plans
Idemnity form
13
Idemnity form
Certificate of structural design
13
Certificate of structural design
Structural drawings (x 2)
13 15
Structural drawings
Structural design calculations
13
Structural design calculations
Engineer's practicing certificate (x 2)
13 17
Engineer's practicing certificate
Engineer's registration certificate
13
Engineer's registration certificate
NCA project registration form
17
NCA project registration form
Authenticated architectural plans
17
Authenticated architectural plans
Authenticated structural plans
17
Authenticated structural plans
Nema approval
17
Nema approval
Bill of quantities
17
Bill of quantities
contract / agreement
17
contract / agreement
Contractor's registration certificate
17
Contractor's registration certificate
Quantity surveyor's practising certificate
17
Quantity surveyor's practising certificate
Architect's practising certificate
17
Architect's practising certificate
Stamped application form
18
Stamped application form
Levy payment notification (x 2)
19 20
Levy payment notification
Payment receipt for levy fees (x 2)
20 21
Payment receipt for levy fees
Preliminary compliance certificate
22
Preliminary compliance certificate

How much?

Estimated cost of the procedure  KES  242,000

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Cost detail

Estimate your cost

KES 150
For Folio Registry number search
KES 650
For survey plan
KES 30,000
For site construction board
KES 211,200
For construction fee for a four storeys office block measuring 200Metres squared per floor - estimate
0.5 % contract / transaction amount
- KES 0
of any construction works above Five Million
0

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): 116 d 175 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 5mn 12h. 55mn
Attention at counter: 3h. 5mn 18h. 30mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 116 d 174 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
Architects and Quantity Surveyors Act Architects and Quantity Surveyors Act
  Sections 7, 8, 9
Building Code Building Code
  Sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 ,  articles 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Construction permit fees chart Guideline of fees and charges
National construction authority act National Construction Authority Act
  Sections 5, 6, 31
National Construction Authority Regulations National Construction Authority Regulations
  Sections 17, 18, 25, 26
NCA construction levy notice NCA construction levy notice
Physical planning Act Physical planning Act
  Sections 4th schedule, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44
Survey act Survey Act
  Sections 30, 32, 33
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