Planning Permission in Argentina
In Argentina, it is necessary to apply for planning permission to build or renovate a property. The procedure is as follows:
- Obtain a project from an architect or engineer
- Submit the project to the municipality where the property is located
- Once approved, obtain a building permit from the municipality
Listed Buildings, Conservation Areas, and Preservation Orders
If your property is listed or located within a conservation area or preservation order, there are additional rules and regulations to follow.
- Listed buildings require approval from the National Directorate of Heritage for any alterations or renovations
- Conservation areas and preservation orders may have restrictions on the type of changes that can be made to the property’s exterior
Finding Reliable Builders in Argentina
When looking for a builder in Argentina, it’s important to find someone reliable and trustworthy. One way to do this is to look for builders who belong to a professional organization.
- The Argentine Chamber of Construction (CAMARCO) is a professional organization that represents builders and contractors in Argentina. They can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or +54 11 4371-0040.
Permits and Licences
When building or renovating a property in Argentina, there are several permits and licenses you may need to obtain.
- Building permit: Required for any new construction or major renovation
- Occupancy permit: Required before you can occupy the property
- Environmental permit: Required for any construction that impacts the environment
- Fire safety permit: Required for any construction that impacts fire safety regulations
Finding a Local Architect in Argentina
If you need an architect to design your project, you can find one through the Professional Council of Architecture and Urbanism.
- Professional Council of Architecture and Urbanism: email@example.com or +54 11 5239-9400
Buying Land in Argentina
If you’re buying land in Argentina, there are a few common pitfalls to be aware of.
- Make sure you have planning permission before purchasing land
- Check the boundaries of the land to ensure they match the land registry
- Be aware of any environmental or conservation restrictions that may affect the land