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Dealing with Construction Permits

This topic tracks the procedures, time and cost to build a warehouse—including obtaining necessary the licenses and permits, submitting all required notifications, requesting and receiving all necessary inspections and obtaining utility connections. In addition, the Dealing with Construction Permits indicator measures the building quality control index, evaluating the quality of building regulations, the strength of quality control and safety mechanisms, liability and insurance regimes, and professional certification requirements. The most recent round of data collection was completed in June 2017.

  COMPLETED REFORMS IMPACT
1 Implementation of online payments and a central billing system for all fees cancelling the need to submit receipts in Lagos. Increases efficiency and transparency of payment.
2 Removal of Infrastructure Development Charge (IDC) for warehouses in Lagos. Significantly reduces the cost of warehouses (small business) constructions in Lagos from 26% to 2% of warehouse value.
3 Creation of an E-planning platform. Web-based portal for obtaining planning permits which additionally allows for e-payments.
4 An independent complaint mechanism has been established through the Citizens' gate platform. Reviewed with a dashboard by the Executive Governor of Lagos state.
5 Sworn Affidavit no longer required as part of the land registration process. Reduces the number of documentation and procedures involved in land registration and construction.
6 Digitisation of land titles in Kano State. Applicants seeking information on any type of property transaction can independently access it online.

To read more click here to visit WB website

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Dealing with Construction Permits

This topic tracks the procedures, time and cost to build a warehouse—including obtaining necessary the licenses and permits, submitting all required notifications, requesting and receiving all necessary inspections and obtaining utility connections. In addition, the Dealing with Construction Permits indicator measures the building quality control index, evaluating the quality of building regulations, the strength of quality control and safety mechanisms, liability and insurance regimes, and professional certification requirements. The most recent round of data collection was completed in June 2017.

  COMPLETED REFORMS IMPACT
1 Implementation of online payments and a central billing system for all fees cancelling the need to submit receipts in Lagos. Increases efficiency and transparency of payment.
2 Removal of Infrastructure Development Charge (IDC) for warehouses in Lagos. Significantly reduces the cost of warehouses (small business) constructions in Lagos from 26% to 2% of warehouse value.
3 Creation of an E-planning platform. Web-based portal for obtaining planning permits which additionally allows for e-payments.
4 An independent complaint mechanism has been established through the Citizens' gate platform. Reviewed with a dashboard by the Executive Governor of Lagos state.
5 Sworn Affidavit no longer required as part of the land registration process. Reduces the number of documentation and procedures involved in land registration and construction.
6 Digitisation of land titles in Kano State. Applicants seeking information on any type of property transaction can independently access it online.

To read more click here to visit WB website

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