The Ministry of Regional Development set up a working group on reforming the system of architectural and construction control

06-02-2019

Based on the Minregion’s data

Following the instructions of the Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities of Ukraine Hennadiy Zubko, a working group on reforming the system of architectural and construction control by introducing real estate developer online accounts along with an online platform “Prozora Derzharhbudinspektsiya” and developing regulatory acts was set up. It consists of representatives of the Ministry of Regional Development, the State Architectural and Construction Inspection (DABI), the State Agency for E-Governance of Ukraine, the BRDO Office, IDLO, TAPAS, the government-public initiative “Together against corruption” and the Confederation of Builders of Ukraine.

“The quality of work, the attraction of new investments and the development of the industry as a whole depend on the transparency and openness of constructions activities. Therefore, the working group dealing with reforming the system of architectural and construction control was set up to prevent any abuses and corrupt practices in construction. In particular, this is done through the introduction of electronic services, allowing to avoid running around from one official to another,” Lev Partskhaladze, the Deputy Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities of Ukraine, said.

At the first meeting of the working group, a number of issues that require to be of highest priority to address them were discussed and worked out. They include:

* separating control functions and administrative services by using a Construction Permits Flow Chart;

* automating applications for obtaining permits to build medium and high consequence class facilities (CC3, CC2);

* connecting local authorities, CNAP (center for providing administrative services) and other registries to the DABI’s e-cabinet;

* strengthening responsibility of persons signing construction permits and other issues.

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