Construction certificate

Construction certificate

What is the construction certificate?

The construction certificate attestation certificate issued by the local authority issuing the building permit is an administrative document certifying that the building construction was carried out according to the building permit and that there is a receipt at the end of the works. The document is requested by the Office of Cadastre and Real Estate Advertising.

When and why is the attestation certificate required?

  • When it is desired to tabulate a construction, after its completion and reception.
  •  In case of extension of an interior construction / modification. 
  • For constructions for which the reception was carried out before 2016 (when the building certificate became mandatory), a document will be requested showing the denial of its necessity. 
  • For the tabulation of buildings built before 2001, without a building permit.
  • For the apartment building of the collective housing type.

If you want to tabulate an old building, built without a building permit, before 2001, for the issuance of the building certificate will be required to perform a technical expertise to verify compliance with the fundamental requirements on quality in construction, accompanied by documentation cadastral.

According to the legislation in force, the reception of the constructions is no longer the responsibility of the representatives of the City Hall. The reception is performed by a team of specialists in the field of constructions (engineers specialized in installations, civil constructions, site managers, architects, etc.), the minutes being issued based on their agreements. The document signed by them receives a registration number from the competent local public administration authority, which issues the building certificate.

In order to issue the certificate, the City Hall / Competent public authority requests a topographic plan executed by an authorized OCPI-ANCPI person, based on the measurements performed in the field.

The lack of this attestation certificate entails the impossibility of tabulating the building.

Documents and documents required for the issuance of the building certificate?

Although they may differ slightly from one local government authority to another, the documents required for the issuance of the building certificate generally include the following documents:

  • Standard application for issuing the certificate – original 
  • Building permit – copy
  • Plans attached to the authorization, aimed at unchanged – copy
  • Reception report – copy
  • Updated land book extract – copy
  • Situation plan made by an authorized OCPI-ANCPI person – original
  • Post-execution surveys prepared by an OCPI-ANCPI authorized person – original
  • Owner identity documents – original
  • Property deed – copy
  • Power of attorney or notary power of attorney, if the owner is represented by a third party.


How can Eurosurvey help you?

Specializing in the field of topographic measurements, survey and 3D scanning, the team of specialists within Eurosurvey can carry out for you topographic measurements performed with state-of-the-art instruments, the situation plan and the resulting post-execution surveys being necessary for issuing the building certificate. construction.

The site plan will include:

  1.  the built-up surface of the building
  2.  the developed built surface
  3. height regime
  4. its positioning in the field in coordinates
  5. withdrawals of the construction from the property limits

and will be stamped by the authorized person ANCPI-OCPI.

We are at your disposal with over 14 years of experience in the elaboration of technical documentation for survey and Real Estate registration, topographic survey, survey engineering, construction behavior tracking in time and interior mapping according to Boma standard.


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Land surveyor/Survey and real estate Registration

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