Almost 6200 construction and occupancy permits issued online in Moscow
6172 construction and occupancy permits issued online in Moscow since 2013, when the service started to be available in electronic format.
Nowadays Mosgosstroynadzor (Moscow State Construction Supervision Committee) provides three e-services for developers. These include issuance of construction and occupancy permits, as well as certificate of conforming compliance of the constructed buildings with the norms and rules.
According to representatives of Mosgosstroynadzor, terms for consideration of applications submitted via the city portal of state and municipal services does not exceed 10 days for getting approvals and 5 days for certificate of conforming compliance of the constructed buildings with the norms and rules.
The service desk of Mosgostroynadzor based one “one stop shop” principle; it is equipped with workstations, where specialists provide assistance in submitting necessary documents.
Moreover, the e-service “Giving notice of the beginning and the end of construction and installation works” was launched in 2015. According to Mosgosstroynadzor, 1546 notifications are already received from developers.
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 of state services, an applicant can track the progress of consideration of his appeal.
According to the World Bank ranking, Moscow moved up from 180th position in 2013 to 156 in 2015 due to indicator “Dealing with Construction Permits”.
As repeatedly stated by the Mayor of Moscow, Sergey Sobyanin, the number of users who prefer electronic services is constantly growing. “We are actively working for the city informatization and developing municipal e-services,” said Sergey Sobyanin.
He stressed that the transfer of state services to electronic format prevents corruption in construction industry.
The Construction Complex of Moscow gives a course of free workshops for developers and investors on the provision of electronic state services in construction sector. The schedule can be found on stroi.mos.ru.