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City of Joburg goes digital and ends paper-based building plan applications

Posted on November 6 2021 by Gert Minnaar in City of Johannesburg, NEWS

06 November 2021

The City of Joburg Department of Development Planning is fully migrating to its Construction Permit Management System (CPMS) digital platform and doing away with paper-based manual submissions for building plan applications.

As of 03 January 2022, architectural professionals who are registered with the South African Council for the Architectural Profession, are to submit all building and Site Development Plans for building plan applications online.

The CPMS is the City of Joburg’s latest digital solution specifically designed for building permit purposes; that seeks to enhance the operational efficiency and good governance of Development Planning and aligns with Joburg’s Smart City programme.

A deadline of 24 December 2021 has been given for the submission of physical building plan applications, as well as the pilot of the CPMS, as it goes live in January 2022.

SACAP-registered architectural professionals are invited to attend a mini workshop of the online platform on Friday, 10 December 2021, at 10h00. To RSVP or for more information to register on the portal, contact the City’s Building Control Officer, Mr Maruping Broderick Chiloane, on MarupingC@joburg.org.za.

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