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Development Permit

An investor needs a development permit (building permit) from the Local Government before starting construction of the plant.


  • Purpose: Safety of buildings, planning control.
  • Application Fee: KSh. 200 for the application form
  • Clearance Fee: Kshs. 32 per square meter building surface area
  • Maximum Processing Time: 60-90 days
  • Validity: Indefinite
  • Clearance Type: Permit
  • Legal Basis: Physical Planning Act, Building Code and Physical Planning Regulations
  • Annual Renewal: Not applicable

Investor Inputs

  • Proof of ownership documents for the land
  • Receipts for land rates payments up to date
  • Application form (PPA - 1) duly filled
  • Architectural drawings of the project


Issuing agency