The commencement of the construction of a private house is a process involving several activities with a view to obtaining a permit issued by the local government building boards in the territory of which you are located for the commencement of construction.
The possibility of carrying out electronic formalities related to the construction process is now in place Construction Information System (BIS) website.BIS website it is possible to monitor the construction process of a new housing, to submit and harmonise the necessary documents for the commencement of construction, as well as to obtain information regarding the decisions of the local government building authority.
BIS websites “IN THE USER'S MANUAL" video guidelines are also available to help you get a building permit step by step.
What is required to operate on the website of BIS?
If the resident of Latvia does not have an online bank or an eID card to authenticate to the system, it is possible to turn to the building authority. A building authority employee registers a mandate for any trusted person (it certainly does not have to be a certified construction specialist) because without a certified building specialist, a relative or other natural person, as well as a legal person, a construction merchant may also be authorised. However, if, for health or other reasons, it is not possible to register an authorisation on site in the building house, a notarised mandate will be required for each person involved in the construction process, such as the developer of the intention, the designer, the responsible manager of the works.