Site Plan Issuance

Site plan is a certificate that indicates area and the dimensions of the plot, duly issued by DHA Lahore office.

 

ServiceTimelineChargesDelivery
Site Plan IssuanceVaries case to caseVaries case to caseBuilding Control Branch

 

Documents Required

  1. 2 x Site Plan Application Forms.
  2. 1 x Photocopy of Allotment / Transfer Letter.
  3. 1 x Photocopy of Computerized National Identity Card of Client.

Procedure

  1. Site Plan Application Forms are available at Customer Care Services of DHA Office free of cost (Download Siteplan)
  2. Site Plan Application Forms along-with required documents will be submitted at Customer Care Services.
  3. Challan Form for dues will be issued from Finance Branch on given date.
  4. Original deposited challan has to be submitted to Finance Branch.
  5. Site Plan can be received from Customer Care Centre Counter No. 3 and 4, after 2 working days of payment of dues.

Submission of Building Drawings / Plans

Service Timeline Charges Delivery
Submission of Building Drawings/Plans 20 working daysClick Here for Schedule of ChargesLetter of approval will be dispatched to customer's address

Documents Required

1. Architect Stability Certificate (Original + Photocopy)
2. Structure Stability Certificate (Original + Photocopy)
3. Form A & B (Cantt Board). Filled With Owner’s Current Address
4. 01 x Tracing Cloth + 07 x Ammonia Prints + 01 x Soft Copy in Form Of CD (AutoCAD Format ) + 02 x Ammonia
Prints of firefighting drawing (Only For Commercial)
5. Photocopy of Allotment / Transfer Letter.
6. Photocopy of Site Plan Issued By Building Control Branch in Current Owner’s Name.
7. Photocopy of CNIC of the Owner.
8. Original paid Challan of Drawing Scrutiny Fee.
9. General Undertaking on Affidavit Rs.50/- (Specimen available with Customer Care)
10. Undertaking on Affidavit Rs.50/- For Temp Lavatory in Residential Buildings (Specimen available with Customer
Care).
11. Undertaking on Affidavit Rs.50/- in case of Basement (Specimen available with Customer Care).
12. Undertaking on Affidavit Rs.50/- For Swimming Pool for Residential Building. (Specimen available with Customer
Care).
13. No claim of services on Affidavit Rs.50/- for (Ext, DD, XX, Phase – V, VI, VII, VIII & IX).

Note: All undertakings to be duly signed by owner and attested by the Oath Commissioner.

Procedure

  1. The Building drawing plan documents will be submitted to Customer Care Counter Nos. 6,7,8 & 9 for detailed checking.
  2. Customer Care Counter will issue payment slip for generation of challan by Finance Branch.
  3. The Customer Services Officer will issue payment challan according to the payment slip which will be paid in branches of banks mentioned on reverse of challan.
  4. A photocopy of paid challan will be attached with the Building Drawings / Plans along-with documents tagged in a file.
  5. Acknowledgment Slip will be issued to client for the submission of Building Drawings/Plans.
  6. After receiving the approval letter of drawing, member will visit Building Control Branch and get the Payment Slip for TIP Tax. Thereafter client will get the Payment Challan from Finance Branch for deposit in National Bank of Pakistan (NBP).
  7. Owner will provide 3 x Copies of Paid Challan to Building Control Branch and collect the Building Drawing / Plan.

Note: After approval of Building Drawing / Plan, member will obtain demarcation from DHA Lahore, after which construction should commence within one month and completion of building within two years.

Documents Required for Submission of Drawings

No Demand Certificate

ServiceTimelineChargesDelivery
Issuance of No Demand CertificateAs per Site & Phase requirementSecurity Charges & Non utilization fee (If applicable)

Any other charges as intimated by Finance Branch
Client will be informed by Building Control Branch in case of construction violation in house / building.

Client will coordinate with Transfer & Record Branch and Finance Branch for payment of dues and date of transfer.

Documents Required

  1. Copy of Site Plan issued by Building Control Branch in name of present owner.
  2. Copy of Completion Certificate (in case of house / building).
  3. Copy of Allotment / Transfer Letter.
  4. Copy of Computerized National Identity Card of owner.
  5. No Objection Certificate from Cantt Board (relating to TIP Tax).
  6. No Objection Certificate from W&R Directorate, GHQ Rawalpindi in case of service benefit plots / plots allotted out of defence quota from GHQ AG’s Branch.

Procedure

  1. Client will submit No Demand Certificate Form along-with required documents to Customer Services Officer (Transfer & Record Branch). (Download Specimen)
  2. DHA field staff will visit the site in case of constructed house/building for ground verification.
  3. If construction violations are observed, owner will be informed on corresponding address or in case of no violation No Demand Certificate will be processed to Transfer & Records Branch through Finance Branch for clearance of dues and transfer of plot.
  4. The client can check the status and collect the Payment Challan from Finance Branch, DHA office.

Demarcation of the Plot

Demarcation of the plot is required before construction. This procedure takes place after the approval of Building Plans.

Service Timeline Charges Delivery
Demarcation5 working days

8 working days (Phase 8)



NilBuilding Control Branch

Documents Required

1. NOC for dues clearance from Finance.
2. Demarcation and Pass Performa to be filled by the owner or DHA’s special power of attorney holder.
3. Photocopy of TIP tax for phase I to V and VIII, and photocopy of IPF for phase VI-VII.
4. Undertaking of “Own Water Supply Arrangements” on Stamp paper of Rs.50/- duly attested by Oath Commissioner.
5. Undertaking of “Stacking of Material and Temporary Hut” on Stamp Paper of worth Rs.50/- duly attested by Oath Commissioner.
6. Photocopy of ‘Drawing approval Letter’ issued by DHA.
Note:
 Demarcation is valid for one month only in case construction activity has not commenced.
 After receiving the demarcation papers, Owner / DHA’s Special Power of Attorney Holder is bound to construct Septic Tank & Temporary Lavatory as per approved drawing within the plot area and both should be ready before the field staff visit.

Procedure

  1. Demarcation Forms are available at Customer Care Services, DHA Office.
  2. Complete set of documents and Demarcation Forms duly signed will be submitted to Customer Services Officer Building Control Branch.
  3. Client will be given an acknowledgment and date to obtain Demarcation Papers.

Note: Demarcation is valid for one month only in case construction activity has not commenced.

Download Demarcation Form

Temporary Sewerage Connection

Service Timeline Charges Delivery
Temporary Sewerage Connection12 Working DaysN/ATemporary sewerage connectivity on site

Documents Required

An application from owner, to Director Building Control, requesting for the opening of temporary sewerage connection. (Download Specimen)

 

Procedure

  1. Client can start the construction work after receiving demarcation papers and is bound to construct Septic Tank as per approved drawing and Temporary Lavatory within the plot area.
  2. The application for Temporary Sewerage Connection will be submitted to Customer Services Officer (Building Control Branch).
  3. Septic Tank & Temporary Lavatory (connected with each other) should be ready before the field staff visit within 10-12 working days.
  4. Temporary Sewerage Connection will be provided to particular house / building when Temporary Lavatory has been constructed and connected with Septic Tank.

New Water and Sewerage Connection

Service Timeline Charges Delivery
New Water & Sewerage Connection Subject to finishing of construction activities without construction violations
Water Connection Fee @ Rs. 10,000/-

Sewerage Connection Fee @ Rs.5000/-
Water and Sewerage connections will be provided through main pipes on site

Documents Required

1. Application form duly filled by the Owner / Attorney
2. Original and 1 x photocopy of paid challan of Water & Sewerage Connection charges
3. Photocopy of CNIC of the Owner / Attorney
4. 2 x identical colored photographs of front elevation of house / building on photo paper (6” x 4” Size) showing complete elevation including beam area / driveway and paved area etc. In case of corner plot, 2 x additional photograph (6” x 4” Size) of side elevation are also required.
5. 1 x Photocopy of Site Plan with current Owner’s name.

Note:

  • After site visit by the field staff of building control branch and if satisfied with the construction as per approved drawing, having no construction violations, recommendation for opening of both the connections is made.
  • Water & Sewerage Connection will be provided after flooring, plastering, gate, doors, windows, electrification and plumbing of the house / building are ready.

Procedure

  1. Water & Sewerage Connection Forms are available at the Reception of Customer Care Services DHA office free of cost .
  2. After collecting the Water & Sewerage Form client has to visit Customer Services Officer (Building Control Branch) for the preparation of Water & Sewerage Connection Charges.
  3. The client will pay the dues as per Payment Challan in the designated bank.
  4. Acknowledgment will be issued by Customer Care Services (Representative Building Control Branch).
  5. Water & Sewerage Connections will be provided after flooring, plastering, gate, doors, windows, electrification and plumbing of the house / building are ready.
  6. After site visit by the field staff of Building Control Branch and if satisfied with the construction as per approved drawing, having no construction violations, recommendation for opening of both the connections is made.
  7. After provision of Water Connection, previously installed water pump by the owner for construction activities will be removed according to DHA Construction Byelaws.
  8. Sewerage Connection will be completely opened for the proper out flow after completion of above.

Download form for New Water / Sewerage Connection

Completion Certificate

ServiceTimelineChargesDelivery
Completion Certificate 20 working days (subject to no violation) Click Here for Schedule of ChargesCompletion Certificate will be delivered to the applicant's address.

Documents Required

  1. Application addressed to Director Building Control, requesting for the issuance of Completion Certificate. (Download Specimen)
  2. 2 x identical colored photographs of front elevation of house / building on photo paper (6″ x 4″ Size) showing complete elevation including berm area / driveway and paved area etc. In case of corner plot, 2 x additional photographs (6″ x 4″ Size) of side elevation are also required.
  3. 2 x Set of approved drawing (Ammonia Prints).
  4. Original paid challan on account of Completion Certificate Fee.
  5. Photocopy of paid challan on account of “Late Completion Charges” if paid earlier.
  6. Photocopy of paid challan of Water & Sewerage Connection.
  7. Photocopy of DHA Letter regarding Sewerage Opening (Last paid bill of Water & Sewerage in case of Ex. Air Avenue Ph – VIII).
  8. Photocopy of paid challan on account of “Sewer Tempering Charges”.
  9. Photocopy of CNIC of the Owner / DHA Special Power of Attorney Holder.

Procedure

  1. Submit the application along with the required documents to the Customer Services Officer (Building Control Branch Representative).
  2. An acknowledgment will be given after the submission of the documents.
  3. All the members who have made changes / deviations from the approved Building Drawings / Plans should submit the revised Building Drawings / Plans to regularize the construction before applying for the Completion Certificate.
  4. On receipt of application for the Completion Certificate DHA field staff will inspect the House / Building. If it is as per approved building Drawing / Plan and has no construction violation, then Completion Certificate will be issued or observations will be communicated through Building Control Branch.
  5. No Transfer of House / Building will be processed even on HIBA without obtaining Completion Certificate.

Duplicate Site Plan or Completion Certificate

Service Timeline Charges Delivery
Duplicate Site Plan or Duplicate Completion Certificate12 working daysDuplicate Site Plan charges @ Rs. 2000/-

Duplicate Completion Charges

@ Rs. 2000/-
Building Control Branch

Documents Required

  1. Application addressed to Director Building Control requesting for the issuance of Duplicate Site Plan or Completion Certificate.
  2. 1 x photocopy of Computerized National Identity Card.
  3. Original paid challan for the duplicate Site Plan charges or duplicate Completion Certificate.

Procedure

  1. Application along-with above documents will be submitted to Building Control Branch, DHA office, through Customer Care Services.
  2. Customer Services Officer will issue an acknowledgment against the documents.
  3. Duplicate Site Plan or Completion Certificate will be issued to Owner / Attorney from Building Control Branch.

Enlistment of Architect Firm

ServiceTimelineChargesDelivery
Enlistment of Architect Firm30 working days(Click Here for Schedule of Charges)Approval letter will be dispatched to applicant's address

Documents Required

Following documents are required to be submitted under a covering letter duly signed by the Principal Architect / CEO and attested by a Class-I Gazetted Officer. Principal Architect must have 10 years of working experience. Enlistment Fee (Non-Refundable) will be Rs.100,000/- (Rupees One Hundred Thousand Only) to be deposited after approval of enlistment case from DHA Authorities.

1. Pay order / Bank Draft for Rs.5,000/- (Rupees five thousand only) in the name of DHA Lahore, as processing fee (Non-Refundable).
2. Copy of B.Arch. Degree verified by HEC.
3. Registration with Pakistan Council of Arts and Town Planners (PCATP)
4. Copy of Card issued by PCATP.
5. CNIC of the CEO / Principal Architect.
6. List of Architect team with CV of each individual.
7. Enlistment with other departments / authorities.
8. Company Profile.
9. List of completed projects by the firm in Marlas / Kanals.
10. 3 x specimen signatures Principal Architect on letter head paper with stamp.
11. Affiliation Certificate of M.Sc / Ph.D Structure Engineer with a copy of his Degree.
12. Copy of NTN Certificate.
13. List of Office Equipment.
14. Office address and contact numbers (Must be in some commercial building).
15. Particulars of authorized representative.

Procedure

  1. Submit the required documents with the Company Profile for its approval at Customer Care Services, DHA office.
  2. Customer Services Officer will give an acknowledgment for the submission of documents.
  3. After verification of documents and visiting Architect’s office recommendation will be made for registration with DHA Lahore.
  4. Principal Architect will be called for an interview with DHA Management for approval.

Enlistment of Architects Firm

Renovation / Repair of House / Building

ServiceTimeline ChargesDelivery
Renovation/Repair of House/Building 12 Working Days
Click here for schedule of chargesApproval letter will be dispatched at the customer's address.

Documents Required

  1. Written application with details of intended Renovation / Repair works of house / building.
  2. Copy of Computerized National Identity Card of the owner / attorney.
  3. Copy of Allotment / Transfer Letter.
  4. Original Paid challan of Debris charges for Renovation.
  5. Undertaking for Renovation (Residential) on Stamp Paper worth Rs. 50. (Download Specimen)
  6. Undertaking for Renovation (Commercial) on Stamp Paper worth Rs. 50. (Download Specimen)

Procedure

  1. All the required documents will be submitted at the Customer Care Services (Building Control Section).
  2. DHA field staff will visit the site.
  3. Letter of approval will be dispatched to the owner to commence the Renovation/Repair of house / building.

Refund of Security

Service Timeline Charges Delivery
Refund of Security 1 Month Free of Cost Finance Branch

Documents Required

  1. Application from Owner / Attorney to Director Building Control.
  2. Copy of Computerized National Identity Card of Owner.
  3. Original Paid Challan.

Procedure

  1. The required documents will be submitted at Customer Care Services.
  2. DHA Management approves the refund of security to owner.
  3. A letter for collection of cheque from Finance Branch will be dispatched to the owner.

Demolition of House/Building

Service Timeline Charges Delivery
Permission for Demolition of House/Building 12 Working Days Click here for schedule of chargesPermission letter will be dispatched at applicant's address.

Documents Required

  1. Application from Owner / Attorney to Director Building Control.
  2. Copy of Computerized National Identity Card of Owner.
  3. Copy of Completion Certificate of particular house / building.

Procedure

  1. The required documents will be submitted to the Customer Care Services.
  2. DHA field staff will visit the site.
  3. A letter will be dispatched along-with payment challan on account of Security Charges and specimen of undertaking for demolition of house / building to the Director Building Control.
  4. Copy of paid challan and undertaking on Rs. 50/- Stamp Paper will be submitted at the Customer Services Centre.
  5. Permission letter for Demolition of House/Building will be dispatched to the owner after verification of documents and inspection of house / building at site.

Documents Required for Demolition of House/Building

Permission for use of Mechanical Excavator

Service Timeline Charges Delivery
Permission for use of Mechanical Excavator 12 Working Days Rs 25000/- Refundable Security Permission letter will be dispatched to the customer's address.

Documents Required

  1. Application from Owner to Director Building Control.
  2. Copy of Computerized National Identity Card of Owner.

Procedure

  1. The required documents will be submitted to the Customer Care Services.
  2. DHA field staff will visit the site.
  3. A letter will be dispatched to the applicant along with payment challan on account of security charges and specimen of undertaking for use of mechanical excavator.
  4. Copy of paid challan and undertaking on Rs 50/- Stamp Paper will be submitted at the Customer Care Services.
  5. Permission letter for use of excavator will be dispatched to the Owner’s address.
  6. NOTE: Excavation with excavator without permission will be charged for Rs. 50,000

Download Undertaking for the use of excavator

Use of Adjacent Plot as Lawn

Service Timeline Charges Delivery
Use of Adjacent Plot as Lawn 12 Working Days Click here for schedule of chargesPermission letter will be dispatched at the customer's address.

There should be one owner of the plot and adjacent house or the owners should be relatives (Parents, Children, Husband/ Wife).

Documents Required

  1. Site Plan of House and Adjacent Plot.
  2. Copy of Allotment/Transfer letters of House and Adjacent Plot.
  3. Copy of Computerized National Identity Card of Owners.
  4. Application with signatures of both Owners if House and Adjacent Plot are not owned by same person.

Procedure

  1. The required documents should be submitted at the Customer Care Services.
  2. DHA field staff will visit the site.
  3. A letter will be dispatched along-with specimen of undertaking for use of adjacent plot as lawn to the applicant.
  4. Undertaking on Rs. 50/- Stamp Paper will be submitted at the Customer Care Services (Building Control Section) by the applicant.
  5. Approval letter will be sent to the Owner along-with Demarcation Forms to apply for Demarcation of the Plot.
  6. After physical demarcation the client can construct the boundary wall (around house & plot) and use the plot as lawn.

Download Undertaking for using a plot as a lawn

Use of Open Plot for Stacking of Construction Material / Temporary Hut

Service Timeline Charges Delivery
Use of open plot for stacking of construction material 08 Working Days Free of cost Permission letter will be dispatched at applicant's address.

Documents Required

  1. Application from Owner / Attorney.
  2. Copy of Computerized National Identity Card of Owner.

Procedure

  1. The required documents should be submitted at the Customer Care Services.
  2. DHA field staff will visit the site.
  3. A letter will be dispatched to the applicant along-with specimen of undertaking for use of open plot for stacking of construction material and construction of temporary hut.
  4. Undertaking on Rs. 50/- Stamp Paper will be submitted at Customer Care Services by the applicant.
  5. Permission letter for use of open plot will be sent to the Owner / Attorney.

Download undertaking for stacking of material – Temporary Hut