13. What documents are required for the submission of application for Planning Permit?
The following documents are required for the processing of planning permit:
Drawings prepared must be in A3 paper size. Hard (spiral bound) and soft copy of the following sets of drawings must be submitted:
i. 5 sets of Architectural Drawing signed and sealed by ARCON Registered Architect.
ii. 5 sets of Structural drawing (including letter of supervision/structural stability and calculation sheet) signed and sealed by COREN registered Structural Engineer.(Mechanical and Electrical Drawings are also mandatory for some categories of Development Proposals.
iii. Report of soil tests are needed for Structures that are above two floors and areas with poor sub soil.
13.2 Title Documents:
i. Evidence of Land ownership/title document duly certified by by Lands Bureau which could be:
- Certificate of Occupancy/Land certificate
- Governors Consent to Lease or Assignment/Land conveyance/any other instrument recognized by law
ii. 1 Sun print copy of Survey plan
iii. Evidence of payment of Land use charge or ground rent where applicable.
iv. Purchase receipt
13.3 Tax papers: evidence of payment of Company and Personal taxes viz;
i. For companies and corporate bodies
- Company Tax Clearance Certificate (CTC)
- E-tax clearance certificates for two (2) Directors;
- Evidence of P.A.Y.E returns ; and
ii. For individuals, current e-tax clearance certificate.
13.4 Clearance letters:
i. Police Report for Petrol and Gas Filling stations
ii. Fire Service Report in case of applications for Commercial Property, (Petrol, Gas Filling Stations and high rise buildings).
iii. Directorate of Petroleum Resources Report (DPR) for Petrol and Gas Filling Stations.
iv. Letters of clearance from the following Government Agencies duly certified (where applicable ). These include:
Land Use and Allocation Directorate - All State Lands and Government Schemes
Land Services Department - for Govenor’s Consent and subsequent transaction on Landed Properties.
Ministry of Transportation
i. Metro Line Clearance – in case of properties within the proposed metro line alignment.
ii. Traffic Impact Assessment Clearance- for traffic generation development.
Office of the Drainage, Ministry of Environment - applications within drainage alignment, gorge, flood plains ,rivers/water bodies, lagoon, shore line etc
Lagos State Urban Renewal Authority - applications which falls within Urban Renewal Scheme Areas.
Lagos State Surveyor General’s Office - applications that fall within acquisition, revocation, and excision areas.
New Towns Development Authority - letter of confirmation of allocation and capital development contribution.
13.5 Certificate of Incorporation of Company (where applicable).
13.6 2 copies of Physical Planning Technical Report (where applicable).