after the Authority shall have issued a Certificate of Occupancy.
The Physical Planning Unit will also be working along with utility companies, insurance companies and financial institutions to ensure that services provided by those companies are done only when a Certificate of Occupancy is granted.
Inspectors are required to monitor every stage of the development to ensure the construction is done in accordance with the plan. The onus is placed on the owner to ensure that the inspectors are notified at every stage of development including: -
Start of construction - when you are about to start construction, you need to give the Authority two (2) days notice that you are starting construction,
Before pouring the concrete,
Before installing the roof,
The Authority cannot certify the building unless it has been notified by the homeowner at approximately two days in advance.
Failure to notify the competent Authority during the different stages of construction of project or building may lead to unnecessary delays especially: -
Getting final disbursement from the bank;
Certification of construction by the engineer when
concrete has already been poured;