BUILDING CONTROL

BUILDING CONTROL

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

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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.
  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.

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

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Submission of Building Drawings/Plans20 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. Photocopy of Allotment / Transfer Letter
  3. Photocopy of Site Plan Issued By Building Control Branch in Current Owner’s Name
  4. Photocopy of CNIC of the Owner
  5. Original paid Challan of Drawing Scrutiny Fee
  6. General Undertaking on Affidavit Rs.50/- (Specimen available with Customer Care)
  7. Undertaking on Affidavit Rs.50/- For Temp Lavatory in Residential Buildings (Specimen available with Customer Care)
  8. Undertaking on Affidavit Rs.50/- in case of Basement (Specimen available with Customer Care)
  9. Undertaking on Affidavit Rs.50/- For Swimming Pool for Residential Building. (Specimen available with Customer Care)
  10. 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.

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

ServiceTimelineChargesDelivery
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.
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Temporary Sewerage Connection12 Working DaysN/ATemporary sewerage connectivity on site

Documents Required

 

  1. An application from owner to Director Building Control requesting for the opening of temporary sewerage connection.

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.
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New Water & Sewerage ConnectionSubject to finishing of construction activities without construction violationsWater 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 Bye-laws.
  8. Sewerage Connection will be completely opened for the proper out flow after completion of above.
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Completion Certificate20 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.
    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.
ServiceTimelineChargesDelivery
Completion Certificate20 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.
    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.
ServiceTimelineChargesDelivery
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.
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Site Plan IssuanceVaries case to caseVaries case to caseBuilding Control Branch

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.
  6. Undertaking for Renovation (Commercial) on Stamp Paper worth Rs. 50.

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.
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Refund of Security1 MonthFree of CostFinance 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.
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Permission for Demolition of House/Building12 Working DaysClick 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.
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Permission for use of Mechanical Excavator12 Working DaysRs 25000/- Refundable SecurityPermission 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
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Use of Adjacent Plot as Lawn 12 Working DaysClick 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.
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Use of open plot for stacking of construction material08 Working DaysFree of costPermission 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.