The public authority that is responsible for carrying out activities under the Building Act is referred to as the Building Authority. This may be the issuance of a building permit for the construction of a property, a zoning decision, planning consent, etc.
Who is in charge of the General Building Authority?
The execution is usually entrusted to either the municipal authority or the municipal district authority. The appeals authority is then the municipality or regional authority, but some buildings are subject to special building authorities.
What are the powers of the building authority?
The Building Authority decides on the issuance of permits for the construction of houses, the location of buildings, the removal of buildings, the change of land use, the approval, the division or consolidation of land, the protection zone and other matters.
It conducts the planning procedure, which is a necessary process for the permit to build a property. During this process, it assesses how the building will fit in with the surrounding development and assesses whether the development complies with the development plan and what the impact of the development will be on the environment.
You may also encounter the term construction procedure, which leads to the issuance of a building permit.