2 more state services in construction to be converted in e-format before the end of 2016
Two more state services concerning construction sector will be converted in electronic format by the end of the year, said Anastasia Rakova, Head of the Executive Office of the Mayor and the Moscow City Government.
“This year, issuance of development plans of lands plots (GPZU) and excavation permits will be transferred to electronic format,” explained Anastasia Rakova.
According to her, 50% of state services in Moscow are already available online. “As of today, 31 state services in the fields of construction, transport and land matters are provided exclusively in electronic format,” said Anastasia Rakova.
Deputy Mayor noted that a network of centers “My Documents” will be launched on the basis of major transportation hubs. “They will provide additional services and services that are useful for citizens,” explained Anastasia Rakova. Head of the Executive Office of the Mayor and the Moscow city government added that today every second resident of Moscow use the portal of state services. The traffic of the portal exceeded 85 million in 2015.
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 state services portal, the applicant can track the progress of consideration of his appeal.
As previously stated Deputy Mayor for urban policy and construction Marat Khusnullin, in the World Bank’s ranking in terms of “Getting a construction permit”, the Russian capital has moved from 180th place in 2013 to 156th in 2015.
The Construction Complex gives free seminars for developers on the provision of public services in electronic format; the schedule of seminars can be found on stroi.mos.ru.
“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.