Building projects may fall under one of the following construction classifications for which permits can be granted by the City:
New construction,Refurbishment, Reconstruction, Regularisation, Small Refurbishment, Land Use Altering and Modification Project.
For each of these applications, a different set of documents must be submitted. Some of the most common are:
Two types of permit can be delivered:
These permits may be requested separately or at the same time.
After construction is complete, a Completion Certificate (Certificado de Conclusão – Habite-se) must be requested – without this the building will not be considered legalised by the Town Hall.