Issue of Building Permits (e-adeies)

From National Registry of Administrative Public Services



35c51f49-8a97-4971-a9c1-2f72a9089939 344883 Έκδοση οικοδομικών αδειών (e-Άδειες)

At a glance

Points of service

Municipalities, Technical Chamber

Number of required documents

10 to 18

Fees

From 10 to 20 €

Estimated Time (digitally)

1 minute

Description

Α building permit is required for the performance of any building works that do not fall under small-scale construction works, concerning in particular:

a) construction of, addition to and repair of buildings;

b) demolition of structures, excluding the cases referred to in paragraph 4;

c) excavation or backfill of plus/minus 0,80 metres, as well as floorings, preparations of plots and parcels for the purpose of building;

d) construction of a pool;

e) a change of use, if there is an adverse change in the data of the coverage diagram or in the design loads of the structural integrity study or a change in mechanical installations with regard to their passages from other floors or communal areas;

f) construction of retaining walls, as well as surrounding walls and fences that are not covered by the small-scale construction works approval;

g) construction of underground tanks;

h) works involving the installation of underground, prefabricated tanks for liquid and gaseous fuels at service stations;

i) works referred to in paragraph 2 of this Article, with a budget of over EUR 25,000, calculated in accordance with Annex B to Law 4495/2017, per horizontal or vertical property, without prejudice to the provisions of the penultimate paragraph thereof;

j) legalisation of all works carried out, which require issuance of a building permit. (see Article 29 of Law 4495/17 ‘Administrative acts for the performance of building works’). Categories of issuance method of building permits (Article 33 of Law 4495/17) The issuance method of building permits falls under different categories, depending on the area, location, use, size and environmental footprint of the building to be constructed, as follows:

Category 1:

a) construction of a special building in an area within the city plan with a surface area of more than 1,000 m2 and construction of a building with a predominantly residential use of more than 2,000 m2;

b) construction of a special building, in an area outside the city plan or within a demarcated settlement, in accordance with the Presidential Decree of 24 April 1985 (Government Gazette, Series IV, No 181) or within a settlement in existence since prior to 1923, with approved boundaries, in accordance with the Presidential Decree of 2 March 1981 (Government Gazette, Series IV, No 181);

c) construction of a building with residential use in an area outside the city plan where there is no cadastral registration or on land not fit for building according to the regulations;

d) addition of structure to a legally existing building with a special building use, provided that it exceeds fifty percent (50%) of the existing structures;

e) constructions and works on monuments listed by the Ministry of Culture and Sports;

f) constructions and works on listed buildings according to the Ministries of the Environment and Energy and of Culture and Sports;

g) construction or addition to plots or land within protected areas pursuant to Article 19 of Law 1650/1986 (Government Gazette, Series I, No 160) or zones, such as archaeological sites, historical sites, traditional settlements or traditional parts of the city;

h) construction or addition to or constructions and works on plots or land in contact with demarcated water streams;

i) construction or addition to plots or land and constructions and works on plots or land in contact with a demarcated shoreline or coastline;

j) fencing of plots of land with a frontage on an international, national or provincial road or plots of land within the city planning zone) works for the installation of underground tanks for liquid and gaseous fuels at service stations;

l) works involving the reconstruction of buildings and structures in general, falling within the scope of Presidential Decree of 8.2.1979 (Government Gazette, Series IV, No 130), unless otherwise set out in more specific provisions;

m) any case which does not fall under Categories 2 and 3.

Category 2:

a) construction of a building on a plot of land within a settlement in existence since prior to 1923, without approved boundaries;

b) legalisations of buildings and structures and changes in use of Article 106 of Law 4495/17;

c) construction or addition to or constructions and works on plots or land, where general or specific provisions provide for on-site inspection by the competent City Planning Agency.

Category 3:

(a) construction of a building in an area within an approved plan with a surface area of no more than 1,000 m2 floor space for special buildings and no more than 2,000 m2 floor space for buildings with a predominantly residential use;

b) construction of a building with a residential use in an area outside the city plan where there is cadastral registration and an approved General Urban Plan or a Plan for the Spatial and Residential Organisation of Open Cities on a plot that is fit for building in accordance with the regulations;

c) construction of a building on a plot within a demarcated settlement pursuant to the Presidential Decree of 24 April 1985 (Government Gazette, Series IV, No 181) for a building with a predominantly residential use;

d) addition of structure to a legally existing building, with a residential use;

e) addition of structure to a legally existing building with a special use, provided that the addition does not exceed fifty percent (50%) of the existing structures, inside and outside the city plan;

f) changes in the use of buildings or independent horizontal or vertical properties located in areas inside or outside the plan;

g) construction of a pool, provided it is not covered by the cases of approval of small-scale construction works;

h) retaining walls, surrounding walls and fences that do not fall under the category of small-scale construction works, without prejudice to Category 1 cases;

i) installation works for underground and prefabricated water tanks and sewage tanks; j) repair works and works to change the layout of lawfully existing buildings which do not fall under the cases referred to in Article 30;


k) works of the cases of Article 29(2) for which a building permit must be issued in accordance with their budget;

l) works for the installation of underground tanks for liquid and gaseous fuels at service stations.

Basic information

Competent body

MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY

Authority/Public body’s Unit responsible for the institutional framework of the procedure

Service / organizational unit of a authority entity

Technical Chamber

Provided to

Related links

Validity duration

4 years

Notes

  • Engineers, with their personal access codes to My TEE, can issue and manage administrative acts for the performance of construction works (approvals, permits, revisions).
  • The competent bodies for the issuing of administrative acts relating to the performance of building works are the City Planning Agencies of municipalities, unless specific provisions provide otherwise (see Article 31(1) of Law 4495/17).
  • The procedure for submitting, checking and issuing the acts for the performance of building works pursuant to Article 28 is carried out exclusively online via the electronic platform of the Technical Chamber of Greece.
  • If the electronic submission information system is not functioning, the application for an administrative act must be submitted with an attached file containing the necessary supporting documents, in hard copy, to the Points of Single Contact (KEP), and is duly forwarded to the City Planning Agency.

Article 38 of Law 4495/17 Procedure for checking of a building permit: a) Permits falling under the issuance method of Categories 1, 2 and 3 with the preliminary approval of Article 36 shall be issued automatically, following the electronic submission of the dossier with the required supporting documents and the necessary designs, provided for in Article 40.

  • The number of the building permit issued electronically shall be posted online without delay and construction works may commence, with a dossier containing the necessary supporting documents attached, in hard copy, to the Points of Single Contact (KEP), and is duly forwarded to the City Planning Agency.

Article 38 of Law 4495/17 Procedure for checking of a building permit: a) permits falling under the issuance method of Categories 1, 2 and 3 with the preliminary approval of Article 36 shall be issued automatically, following the electronic submission of the dossier with the required supporting documents and the necessary designs, provided for in Article 40.

  • The building permit number issued electronically shall be posted online without delay and construction works may commence.

Application

Application Type

Application

Submission by:

Submitted by the applicant (digital)

Submitted by:

Persons

Title

Application by the owner or by the person with a legitimate right together with the declarations of assignment - undertaking

Notes:

The declaration of assignment is made by the owner or the person with a legitimate right to the engineer of their choice in each case.

The declaration of undertaking is made by the corresponding engineer.

see Article 40(1.a), Law 4495/17

What you will need

Means of authentication, identification and signature

Entrance with TE Codes

    Print

    Requirements

      Fees

        Related


        Means of redress or appeal:

        Hierarchical appeal/recourse

        The above appeal must be filed within a deadline of thirty (30) days from the notification or otherwise full knowledge of the act by the interested party with its submission to the protocol office of the City Planning Agency that issued the contested act. Pursuant to Article 26 of Law 4495/2017, the Regional Councils for Urban Planning Issues and Disputes review the administrative appeals against enforceable acts or omissions of City Planning Agencies, which are issued during the issuance procedure of building permits.

        Output & Results

        Output

        Digital document production

        Steps

          Digital steps

            Other information

            Alternative titles

            Issuance of building permits (e-adeies) after preliminary approval

            Official title

            Issuance of building permits (e-adeies)

            Languages supported

            Greek

            Legislation

              Categories

              Trigger

              Applied for

              Trigger (submission method)

              Application (digital)

              Type

              Outgoing

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            • 1 Possession of passwords to enter software Engineers are the sole applicants for the preliminary approval of a building permit and they must hold passwords to the digital services of the Technical Chamber of Greece.

              No No

            • 2 Urban planning Preliminary approval of a building permit


              No No

            • 3 Urban planning In the following cases, the preliminary approval of a building permit is mandatory (Article 35 of Law 4495/17): a) In newly-erected buildings with a surface area calculated to the floor space of more than 3,000 m2 and additions to existing buildings with a total resulting surface area calculated to the floor space of more than 3,000 m2. b) where a building permit needs to be issued by services other than the City Planning Agency, a preliminary building approval is compulsory and is granted by the competent City Planning Agency. c) for the construction of permanent building facilities, projects of particular environmental and residential importance, or projects subject to special inspection as regards building regulations, as well as in cases of buildings with a surface area of more than 3,000 m2.


              No No

            • 4 Urban planning Article 35 of Law 4495/17 For investment plans that have been included in Strategic Investments in accordance with the relevant legislative framework on strategic investments, as well as for investment projects submitted for assessment to ‘Enterprise Greece Invest & Trade S.A.’ in application of the same legislative framework as above, a preliminary approval must be issued by the Directorate-General for Strategic Investments of the Ministry of Development and Investments.


              No No

            • 1 TCG state fee 10 € - 20 €

              Cost Calculation One-off

              Method of Payment Bank cashier, Digital (debit / credit card), Digital (web banking)

              Type of Cost Impost

              No

            • 1 Αpplication by the owner or by the person with a legitimate right together with the declarations of assignment - undertaking. Approval

              Αpplication by the owner or by the person with a legitimate right together with the declarations of assignment - undertaking.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: See Article 40 of Law 4495/17 §1.b.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Building, Environmental, Urban planning

              No 8880

            • 2 Title of ownership, a recent certificate of ownership or a real estate sheet and an extract from a census for each property. Property titles

              Title of ownership, a recent certificate of ownership or a real estate sheet and an extract from a census for each property.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: See Article 40 of Law 4495/17 §1.c.

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 2905

            • 3 Evidence of the legality of any existing buildings Proof

              Evidence of the legality of any existing buildings

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: See Section 40 of Law 4495/17 §1.d.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Building, Urban planning

              No 3798

            • 4 Architectural study, including passive fire protection study and accessibility study for disabled persons, where appropriate Architectural drawing

              Architectural study, including passive fire protection study and accessibility study for disabled persons, where appropriate

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: See Article 40 of Law 4495/17 §1.e

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 3879

            • 5 Static study Drawings / studies by an engineer / architect

              Static study

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: See Article 40 of Law 4495/17 §1.f

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 5768

            • 6 Electromechanical installations studies Electromechanical drawing

              Electromechanical installations studies

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: See Article 40 of Law 4495/17 §1.g

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Building, Environmental

              No 5280

            • 7 Building energy efficiency study Drawings / studies by an engineer / architect

              Building energy efficiency study

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: See article 40 of Law 4495/17 §1.The building permit required for the construction of each building, newly rejuvenated or renovated radically, with a total surface over 50 (50) sq.m., is otherwise submitted with a thermonuclear adequacy study in accordance with the applicable institutional framework.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Building

              No 5768

            • 8 Planning period study for project execution Drawings / studies by an engineer / architect

              Planning period study for project execution

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: See Article 40 of Law 4495/17 §1.i

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 5768

            • 9 Study of plumbing and sewerage Drawings / studies by an engineer / architect

              Study of plumbing and sewerage

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: See Art. 40 (4495/17)

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 5768

            • 10 An active fire protection study, in accordance with the applicable provisions on fire protection, drawn up on the basis of a passive fire protection study, where necessary. Drawings / studies by an engineer / architect

              An active fire protection study, in accordance with the applicable provisions on fire protection, drawn up on the basis of a passive fire protection study, where necessary.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: See Art. 40 (4495/17)

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Building

              No 5768

            • 11 Gas fuel study approved by the competent gas supply company. Drawings / studies by an engineer / architect

              Gas fuel study approved by the competent gas supply company.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: It concerns cases where gas fuel is used.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Building

              No 5768

            • 12 Drawing and Health Folder of the project (S.A. and F.A.S.) where required in accordance with the provisions of Law 305/1996 (A.212). Drawings / studies by an engineer / architect

              Drawing and Health Folder of the project (S.A. and F.A.S.) where required in accordance with the provisions of Law 305/1996 (A.212).

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: See Article 40 of Law 4495/17 §1.m

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 5768

            • 13 Waste Management Plan (ATA) Drawings / studies by an engineer / architect

              Waste Management Plan (ATA)

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: See references to Article 40 of Law 4495/17 §1.d Data on waste management (LPD) are provided by at least the information provided in Article 7(2) under Article 36259/1757/E103/2010 of Decision (B.1312), which are accompanied by a copy of the signed contract of the Management of Excavations, Construction and Demolition (LPD) waste management (LPD) contract with an approved alternative management system (LPD) AEK or a decision approving the signed individual Alternative Management System (LPD) by the Board of Directors (LPD) of the Greek Recycling Organisation (LPD). For regional units where there is no approved Alternate Management System (LPDN) AEK, instead of the copy of the signed contract, a declaration by the AEKKK administration is required to ensure the management of the established AKKC and for the cooperation of the LPD in any phase of the implementation of its operations.

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 5768

            • 14 Symbolic declaration of planned parking areas. Notarary document

              Symbolic declaration of planned parking areas.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: See references to Article 40 of Law 4495/17 §1.o Where a notarial declaration of parking is required in accordance with Article 1 of Law 1221/1981 (A 292), and a certificate of registration in the mortgage office or registering it in the office. In the event of acquisition, a proof of payment of the required contribution is submitted instead of a notarial statement.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Building, Urban planning

              No 3139

            • 15 Reasoned report Drawings / studies by an engineer / architect

              Reasoned report

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: Relative report of Article 3(1) of Law 1577/1985 (A 210)

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 5768

            • 16 Providing evidence of the required contributions from the owner of the project in favour of the State, e-ECA and the relevant municipality. Proof of payment / Receipt

              Providing evidence of the required contributions from the owner of the project in favour of the State, e-ECA and the relevant municipality.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: See Article 40 of Law 4495/17 §1.g

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7053

            • 17 A copy of proof of service or an invoice relating to the payment of the agreed remuneration of the engineers, as well as the Engineer Income Tax (VAT) thereof. Proof of payment / Receipt

              A copy of proof of service or an invoice relating to the payment of the agreed remuneration of the engineers, as well as the Engineer Income Tax (VAT) thereof.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital)

              Submitted by: Persons

              Notes: See Article 40 of Law 4495/17 §1.h.

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7053

            • 18 Submission of the relevant contribution form in case of redemption. Proof of payment / Receipt

              Submission of the relevant contribution form in case of redemption.



              Notes: See Article 40 of Law 4495/17 §1.c.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Building, Urban planning

              No 7053

            • Law 28-51 4495 2017 167 Α

              Description PART B – BUILDING FRAMEWORK CHAPTER ONE PROCEDURE FOR THE ISSUANCE AND CHECKING OF BUILDING PERMITS – CATEGORIES OF PERMITS


            • Law 4067 2012 79 Α

              Description New Building Regulation.


            • Ministerial Decision 3046/304 1989 59 Δ

              Description Building Regulation


            • 1 Authorised engineer’s entry to the TCG website

              Responsible for Implementation Third entity software

              Co-responsible for Implementation TECHNICAL CHAMBER OF GREECE

              Μethod of Implementation Data input in software

              Link https://web.tee.gr/e-adeies/anakoinoseis/

              Description Αccess to the electronic permit system by the authorized engineer.

              No No


            • 2 Application for a permit with preliminary approval

              Responsible for Implementation Third entity software

              Co-responsible for Implementation TECHNICAL CHAMBER OF GREECE

              Μethod of Implementation Data input in software

              Description Permits falling under the method of issuance of Categories 1, 2 and 3 with the preliminary approval of Article 36 of Law 4495/17 shall be issued automatically, following the electronic submission of the dossier with the required supporting documents and the necessary designs, as provided for in Article 40 of Law 4495/17, through the electronic system of the TCG.

              No No


            • 3 Entry of the required designs and supporting documents into the system

              Responsible for Implementation Third entity software

              Co-responsible for Implementation TECHNICAL CHAMBER OF GREECE

              Μethod of Implementation Data input in software

              Description Permits falling under the method of issuance of Categories 1, 2 and 3 with the preliminary approval of Article 36 of Law 4495/17 shall be issued automatically, following the electronic submission of the dossier with the required supporting documents and the necessary designs, as provided for in Article 40 of Law 4495/17, through the electronic system of the Technical Chamber of Greece.

              No No


            • 4 Completion of procedure & issuance of building permit

              Responsible for Implementation Third entity software

              Co-responsible for Implementation TECHNICAL CHAMBER OF GREECE

              Μethod of Implementation Software action

              Description The building permit number issued electronically shall be posted online without delay and construction works may commence. The above checks shall be carried out within three (3) working days of the date of submission of the dossier.

              No No


            • 5 Project budget audit.

              Responsible for Implementation Entity software that performs the service

              Co-responsible for Implementation TECHNICAL CHAMBER OF GREECE

              Μethod of Implementation Software action

              Description Within a period of three (3) days from the issuance of the building permit, the City Planning Agency checks the required contributions and deductions of the project in favour of the State, municipality, e-EFKA, including the project budget audit, until the possibility of the automatic audit of the project budget by the IT system is activated (Article 38(6) of Law 4495/17).

              No No











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