The construction of any real estate project requires a series of approvals in the form of a “No Object Certificate” (NOC) from the development regulatory authority, which is formed as per the policy approved by the federal government.
NOCs ensure timely approval of location and construction plans, issuance of necessary NOCs from relevant departments and agencies, and completion of relevant formalities.
In this regard, Graana.com presents a comprehensive list of all required NOCs issued by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) for approval of projects under the jurisdiction of CDA in Islamabad.
“Border Certificate” or “Tree Axis”
Special maps are edited by the ‘Patwari’ or ‘Tehsildar’ so that the property/project owners present a clear picture of the land under beneficial ownership.
“Line of delegation” or “Individual person” –
A document confirming ownership of property is absolutely necessary for property registration.
Letter or certificate of dismissal –
The required document is used as a free title or symbol of ownership.
Prior to Plan Permission (PPP)
A letter from the CDA’s planning wing determined whether the scale and character of the proposed development would be acceptable to the local planning authority.
Approved marking plan
Front office approval obtained from Directorate of Architecture, CDA, One Window Operation, CDA outlines the building or structure and delineates its ground plan according to its layout.
Letter of approval from the Design Council (DVC)
Design testing is the process of carefully identifying the management plan before deciding to move forward with the project.
The design control commission reviews applications for approval of the building design. The committee approves projects or sometimes delays them due to technical glitches.
List of approved construction plans
The building permit contains the approval of the construction plan and the construction plan of the building. Approvals can be obtained from Office of Letter Architecture, CDA Front Office, Single Window Operation, CDA.
Approved construction projects under the control of the competent authority
A building plan is a small outline of a room or building as seen from above. Approvals can be obtained from the Architecture Office, CDA Front Office, One Window Operation, CDA.
Third party arbitration certificate –
Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) Certificate –
Related to mechanical, electrical and plumbing aspects of building design and construction.
Certificate of control over the design of structures –
The application for a construction permit may be accompanied by a project certificate confirming the compliance of the building structure with the requirements of building regulations.
Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate, which ensures that the building has an advanced fire safety culture and effective fire suppression.
When constructing CDA highways and driving roads, it is necessary to obtain an access road permit from the authorities.
Approval letter from National Highway Authority (NHA) Approval letter from National Highway Authority (NHA)
is required for construction of GT road.
Height certificates are obtained to protect continuous areas around airports and airspace necessary for air navigation. Certificates can be obtained from the Civil Aviation Administration.
Utility Connection Approval Letter
for Sui North Gas Pipeline (SNGPL)
Islamabad Electricity Supply Company (ISCO) approved the letter.
Letter of approval for the water supply system
Approval letter from the fire extinguishing system
Designed to ensure compliance with fire prevention and life saving laws to prevent fire explosion.
NOC / Environmental Clearance from Pakistan Environment Protection Agency (EPA)
The primary objective of the environmental assessment process undertaken by the Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (Pak-EPA) is to inform conservationists, decision makers and members of the public about the potential environmental impact of a proposed action. Approval may be granted.
Act of final construction
The final construction certificate is proof that the construction work was carried out in accordance with the rules and regulations of the civil authority. Completion certificate can be obtained from CDA.