Thursday, July 25, 2024  
  Building Plan Guidelines 

Any home owner wanting to prepare architectural/building plans is required to consult the building guideline document before preparation of such plans. The guidelines are available for download under - Estate Documentation.
This is the process to prepare and gain approval, firstly from the Homeowners' Association and secondly from the Local Authority. It is the responsibility of the owner or the appointed architect to ensure that the latest version of the guidelines are used as reference 

It is recommended that the registered architectural professional submit a "First Submission Plan" in electronic PDF format to - buildingplans.longacresestate@gmail.com The plan is to be provided for the architectural committee to review and comment on the proposal with respect to conformity to the building /architectural guidelines. The architectural professional will be notified when to submit the final copy for HOA approval A HOA stamped approved PDF copy can then submitted to the Local Authority for approval

It is advisable to submit the proposal at sketch plan stage if there are any doubts about conformity to the Estate's Architectural Guideline Manual

Plans must be submitted to buildingplans.longacresestate@gmail.com the scrutiny fee payment is to be made out to the Homeowners Association

Architectural Review Committee approves, or provides comment on the drawings, Scrutiny Fee of R 3 000.00 for a new dwelling or utility building is payable for the architectural guideline compliance scrutiny and approval. A similar scrutiny fee of R3 00.00 is payable for all alterations or additions to any existing building.

Submit the drawings to the Council's Building Control Section for approval, currently buildingcontrol@sbm.gov.za. via wetransfer.com


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