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Important numbers

Electricity079 873 4451
Water 082 338 0963
Fire Brigade028 212 3727
Fraud hotline0800 701 701
Caledon Hospital028 212 1070
Law Enforcement082 836 8226
Police028 214 3900
ESKOM0800 701 701
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Important numbers

Electricity 079 873 4451
Water 082 338 0963
Fire Brigade 028 212 3727
Fraud hotline 0800 701 701
Caledon Hospital 028 212 1070
Law Enforcement 082 836 8226
Police 028 214 3900
ESKOM 0800 701 701

Building Control

Dumisani Metuse

Building Control Officer
028 214 3300


In terms of the National Building Regulations and Standards Act, 103 (Act 103 of 1997), the Building Control Section serves to regulate the erection of all buildings to ensure their compliance with the aforementioned act and related SANS10400 standards.

Duties & Responsibilities
As per the National Building Regulations and Standards Act, 103 (Act 103 of 1997), a building is defined as:

  1. Any other structure, whether of temporary or permanent nature and irrespective of materials used in the erection thereof, erected or used for or in connection with;
    • The accommodation or convenience of human beings or animals;
    • The manufacture, processing, storage, display or sale of any goods;
    • The rendering of any service;
    • The destruction or treatment of refuse or other waste materials;
    • The cultivation or growing of any plant or crop;
  2. Any wall, swimming bath, swimming pool, reservoir or bridge or any other structure connected therewith;
  3. Any fuel pump or any tank used in connection therewith;
  4. Any part or building, including a building as defined in paragraph (a), (b) or (c);
  5. Any facilities or system, or part or portion thereof, within or outside but incidental to a building, for the provision of water supply, drainage, sewerage, stormwater disposal, electricity supply or other similar services in respect of buildings.

In light of the above, the following functions are performed by the section:

  1. Enforcement of National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act
  2. Receipt and scrutiny of building plans
  3. Calculation of building plan fees
  4. Performing building inspections
  5. Enforcement of Occupational Safety and Health Act
  6. Investigating complaints and, if necessary, instituting prosecution
  7. Collection, preparation and processing of building plan statistics for STATS SA.

 


Building Plan Submission Forms:
Application for Demolition
Application for Building Plan Approval
Application for Swimming Pools and Swimming Baths
Application to Obtain Building Plan Copies
Complaint Form
Power of Attorney
SACAP Compliance Certificate interim Matrix
Request for Occupancy
SANS10400 A Form 1
SANS10400 A Form 2
SANS10400 A Form 3
SANS10400 A Form 4

Building plan submission
Building plans can be submitted online via the Building Control Portal.  To access the portal, click on the link below:
https://westerncape.collaboratoronline.com/default.aspx

Requesting Copies of Building Plans
You can request copies of plans at our offices using the Request for Copies of Plans Form. 

Temporary Buildings
You will be required to submit an application through the Building Plan Portal if you are erecting short-term structures.  Temporary structures include builders’ sheds, toilets, as well as, any other building that is erected for temporary use during a building project.

Demolition of any Building
No demolition of any building may commence on the site unless the necessary approval has been obtained from the Building Control Section. 

Occupancy certificate
No building my be occupied unless an occupancy certificate has been issued by the Building Control Section. 

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Last published 06 October 2020