3 state services in construction to be converted to e-format this year
Three more state services related to construction sector will be converted to electronic format before the end of the year, said Sergey Levkin, Head of the Moscow Department of urban planning policy.
“Today the Moscow Construction Complex provides 12 state services online. This year more services became available online via the portal of state services: obtaining an excavation permit and other kinds of works in the field of landscaping and improvement,” said Sergey Levkin.
According to him, in August of 2016 two services will be transferred to electronic format: approval of PSTS (project specific technical specifications) and validation of estimated value of capital construction projects.
In November, 2016, the service of issuance of certificate on compliance of documentation to the Consolidated Plan of underground utilities and structures will be provided online; the data from the Consolidated Plan will be available in December.
According to statistics, 81% of applications for state services in construction industry are submitted exclusively in electronic format.
It is to be recalled that applications for state services in the construction industry can be submitted from around the world at any time through a personal account of developer on the Moscow state services portal. This is a time saver for developers.
The applicant does not need to collect a huge amount of documents: all of them are at the disposal of government agencies and are transmitted via the base information register. There, on the portal ofstate services, an applicant can track the progress of consideration of his appeal.
As previously stated Deputy Mayor for urban policy and construction Marat Khusnullin, conversion of state services to electronic format is one more step to meet the investors.
“We are working systematically at reducing administrative barriers in construction industry. Today Moscow has 14 types of public services in the field of investment and construction activities, and 12 of them we provide e-format. These arrangements gears up capital flow in the construction industry, and of course it makes the procedure of obtaining public services open and transparent,” said Marat Khusnullin.