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Struisbaai Office028 435 6538
Napier Office028 423 3231
Waenhuiskrans Office028 445 9620
Police10111
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Otto du Plessis Hospital028 424 1167
NSRI028 435 7777
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Tuesday18°C
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Important numbers

Struisbaai Office 028 435 6538
Napier Office 028 423 3231
Waenhuiskrans Office 028 445 9620
Police 10111
Ambulance 10177
Otto du Plessis Hospital 028 424 1167
NSRI 028 435 7777
Fire Brigade 028 425 1690

FAQs

  1. Category:  Building Control

Question: HOW LONG DOES BUILDING PLAN TAKE TO BE APPROVED?

Answer: In terms of the Nation Building Regulations and Building Standard Act, the Municipal has 30 days to approve or refuse a building plan application for buildings smaller than 500m².

  1. Category: Building Control

Question: WHO MAY PREPARE BUILDING PLANS?
Answer: In terms of the Architectural Profession Act (Act 44 of 2000), architects, technologist and draughtspersons who are registered with the South Africa Council for the Architectural Profession may prepare building plans. For details on how to register, visit: www.sacapsa.com

  1. Category:Building Control

Question: Do I need to inform my neighbour of my proposed building works?
Answer: No (although it is considered good practice), unless the application also includes departure from the zoning scheme regulations (such as building line relaxation, increased bulk/coverage/height etc.) or similar proposals, in which case formal consultation is required.

  1. Category: Building Control

Question: What are the consequences of building without approved plans? 
Answer: A building inspector may serve an order to stop any illegal building work immediately, which if ignored may lead to a fine or even further prosecution and a court order to demolish the structures concerned.

  1. Category: Building Control

Question: How long is an approved building plan valid?

Answer: A building inspector may serve an order to stop any illegal building work immediately, which if ignored may lead to a fine or even further prosecution and a court order to demolish the structures concerned.

Last published 05 February 2016