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In case technical conditions are needed from utility providers, the application is assessed and the architectural-constructional assignment is issued within 10 days for II category objects, 15 days for III category objects or 20 days for IV category objects after receiving the application.
In case technical conditions are not needed from utility providers, the application is assessed and the architectural-constructional assignment is issued within 5 days for II category objects, 10 days for III category objects or 15 days for IV category objects after receiving the application.
Waiting time in queue:
- Max. 15mn
Attention at counter:
- Max. 10mn
Waiting time until next step:
Min. 5 days
- Max. 20 days
The design permit or architectural-planning assignment (hereinafter referred to as “the Assignment”) shall prescribe the binding conditions, requirements and restrictions for the elaboration of the Design of an urban development project (including not permanent), taking account of the requirements of spatial planning documents of the community. The terms prescribed by the Assignment shall be the basis for elaborating the design documents and shall be binding for all the participants of urban development activities.
Procedures, deadlines and related interconnection procedures for construction permits and other documents have some distinction, depending on the degree of risk of the building being constructed. Buildings are classified into the following categories depending on their scope, significance, importance and complexity, as well as human and environmental safety, according to the risk category.
I category of building sites
this category buildings are considered low-risk level - such as current repair of buildings and structures, interior finishing, area improvement and other small-scale construction works that can be carried out by the developer without the design and construction permits.
II category of building sites
this category buildings are considered medium-risk level - such as small-scale construction objects whose design documentation is replaced by the recommendation of the design organization, and the technical supervision of the quality of the construction by the recommendation of the construction organization.
III category of building sites
this category buildings are considered above medium-risk level but not high-risk level- design documents are subject to simple examination.
IV category of building sites
this category buildings are considered high-risk level - such as special and important construction objects whose design documents are subject to state complex expertise, including the expertise or professional conclusions of state authorized bodies established by law.
V category of building sites
this category buildings are considered highest-risk level - such as urban development (including special purpose seismic protection) objects, particularly dangerous and (or) technically complicated, concerning interests of two or more countries - design documents are subject to specific complex expertise and terms and conditions for their construction permits for each case shall be determined by the decision of the Government of the Republic of Armenia.