Last Update: 23 Jan 2018
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Occupation PermitOccupation Permit

Under By-Law 24 of the Sarawak Building Ordinance 1994 which states:-

No person shall occupy or permit to be occupied any building or any part thereof unless an occupation permit, a partial occupation permit or a temporary occupation permit has been issued under these By-Laws for such building and any failure to comply with this By-Law shall render

such person guilty of an offence: Penalty, a fine of RM10,000.00 and in the case of a continuing offence to a further fine of RM300.00 per day during which the offence is continued after notice to cease occupying the building has been issued on such person.

 

APPLICATION SUBMISSION OF BUILDING PLAN

Items to be submitted:- [Click here]

 

AGENCIES INVOLVED IN THE APPROVAL OF BUILDING PLAN

a. Land and Survey Department

Under the Ordinance, building plan submitted to the Council has to be referred to Land & Survey Department for comment and recommendation.

 

b. Fire and Rescue Service Department

Commercial, Industrial, Flat and Condominium, the plan has to be referred to Fire and Rescue Service Department for comment and approval.

 

APPLICATION OF OCCUPATION PERMIT (OP)

Application of occupation permit must be made by the person who submit the building plan to the Council (either an Architect, Engineer or Registered Draughtsman)

If the application is submitted by the Architect, Engineer or Registered Draughtsman, please ensure that:-

(a) Form for the application of OP must be submitted by the Architect, Engineer or Registered Draughtsman to ensure that the building has been completed in accordance with the approved plan.

(b) To obtain all certificate of completion from the agencies involved.

(c) Registration fee had been paid.

(d) To complete application form

(forms can be obtained from Engineering Division, Lundu District Council).

Note:

Registration fees can be paid at Payment Counter of Lundu District Council.

 

OCCUPATION PERMIT(OP) PROCESS

Upon completion, application forms  must be submitted to Lundu District Council’s Engineering Division. An inspection will be arranged to check whether that the building has been completed in accordance with the approved plan. As for Commercial, Industrial, Flats and Condominium, the Fire and Rescue Service Department is also required to inspect the building. Occupation Permit will only be issued when Engineering Division, Health and Urban Services Division, Enforcement Division, Rating and Valuation Division and Fire and Rescue Service Department have no objections.

For queries please contact Engineering Division at 082-735501.