What You Must Know About The Occupancy CertificateApril 2, 2018
Occupancy certificate is issued by the local government or a planning authority to certify that a property has been built adhering to the prescribed building standards, regulations and laws. It indicates that the property is deemed suitable for occupancy and is mandatory when applying for water, electricity and sanitation. The builder or developer has to obtain the occupancy certificate upon completion of the project.
Why occupancy certificate is important for a home owner
An occupancy certificate is required to confirm the legal status of the property and in its absence, the construction is considered illegal or an unauthorised structure. It is needed when applying for a home loan, purchasing a resale property and to sell the property.
How to apply for an occupancy certificate
The developer should apply for an occupancy certificate within 30 days of completion of the project at the local corporation or municipality. If the property is found eligible, the certificate will be issued within 30 days of application.
Following are the documents that should be submitted to apply for an occupancy certificate.
- Commencement certificate of project
- Completion certificate of project
- No objection certificates for fire and pollution
- Recent property tax receipt
- Copy of building’s sanctioned plan
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