Building permit (Job card)

Control developments in the city

  • Application shall contain the name and physical and postal address of the applicant.
  • Be accompanied by the land title or other proof of ownership of the land.
  • Where the applicant is not the owner of the land on which the building operation is to be carried out, contain the name of the landowner, the land title or other proof of ownership of the land and a statement of the legal relationship between the applicant and the landowner
  • Contain the name, registration number and a copy of the practising certificate of the architect and his or her signature, and official stamp of the Uganda Society of Architects and in the case of an engineer, a certificate of good structural practice
  • Be accompanied by such number of copies of building plans and other documents as may be required by regulations
  • Contain a letter from the Chairperson of the Village Council of the area in which the building operation is to be carried out.
  • Where the building is a multi-storied structure or building, the application shall include— (a) a structural design and plans, stamped by a registered structural engineer including the name, registration number and his or her signature, a copy of the registration certificate and a copy of the structural design calculations (b) a geotechnical report made by a geotechnical laboratory accredited by the ministry responsible for works and endorsed by a registered geotechnical engineer (c) where there are any excavations, a design of the soil support system and protection of the adjacent structures, endorsed by a registered geotechnical or structural engineer.
  • Phone: +256 204 660000, +256 414 581294
  • Physical Address: Plot 1-3 Sir Appolo Kaggwa Road
  • Postal Address: PO BOX 7010 Kampala, Uganda
  • Jurisdiction: Kampala Capital City
  • Email Address: info@kcca.go.ug
  • Website: www.kcca.go.ug
  • Operating Hours: Moday to Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (excluding weekends and public holidays)
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