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The long fight for a building permit

A frustrated citizen reports on his long fight with bureaucracy to get a building permit; he’s whose been pushed from pillar to post, ignored, blamed for the delay and threatened if he went to the media.

Fewer new homes in November

Building permits for the construction of 580 new homes in Cyprus were authorised during November 2018; a fall of 11.9 per cent compared with the corresponding month in 2017 according to official figures.

Fifty million lost due to planning delays

Delays in issuing planning permits cost the state €50 million annually, which could be used to build ten schools, three hospitals or a museum according the Cyprus Technical Chamber ETEK.

New home permits up 32.8 per cent

The number of building permits for the construction of new homes in Cyprus rose 32.8 per cent in June 2018 compared to the corresponding month last year providing for the construction of 506 new residential homes.

541 new homes in May

The number of new homes in Cyprus for which building permits were issued in May 2018 rose 27.6 per cent compared to May 2017 providing for the construction of 541 new homes according to the Cyprus Statistical Service.

Construction of new homes slows

Following ten months of double digit increases in the number of building permits authorised for the construction of new homes, August saw an increase of 6.6 per cent compared to August 2016.

Planning & building permit overhaul

The time consuming and frustrating bureaucracy involved in obtaining building & planning permits in Cyprus may be overhauled provided the recommendations of Austrian experts are adopted.

Banks helped by increased building permits

Although Cypriot banks continue to face significant asset quality challenges, a sustained increase in demand for building permits would improve their asset quality says ratings agency Moody’s.

Building permit regulations to be re-examined

The Interior Minister’s building permit decree designed to curb profiteering in non-residential areas by property developers has been criticised by Parliament; further consultations will be held.

November building permits up by a third

The number of building permits authorised by the municipal authorities and the district administration offices during November 2016 stood at 550 according to the Cyprus Statistical Service.

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