What is the procedure to get Building Plan approved by BBMP ?

Raghav Raghav
Answered on December 28,2017

Applications for BBMP Plan approval forms can be downloaded from official website of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike. Once the Building sanction plan application is filled it can be submitted through online or offline. In order to submit the application through online, you should fill name, email id and mobile number of the applicant.

There will be different kinds of forms which should be used as per the size of the building plan. The BBMP plan sanction application will be approved based on certain terms and conditions. The applicant should fulfill certain obligations as well which will be mentioned below. If you submit online application, it should be printed and signatures should be affixed. You should submit original application along with the following documents.


1. Title deed / Possession Certificate.
2. License fee Challan.
3. Site plan, showing the existing trees, well and block levels to be furnished in cases where basement / cellar floors are proposed below ground level.
4. Latest tax paid receipt.
5. Latest Khata extract Certificate.
6. Previous sanctioned plan.
7. Affidavit & Indemnity Bond under Karnataka Urban Land (ceiling and Regulations) Act 1976.
8. Foundation Certificate
9. No objection certificate in case of building proposals abutting to neighboring properties.
10. No objection certificate from agencies like: BDA, BESCOM, BWSSB, KSPVB, ULC, authorities, Dist. Magistrate, BUAC, Inspector of Factories Controller of explosives Railways, Fire Force Department and any other authority wherever applicable.
11. Building Plan.
12. Schedule II of National Building Organization (NBO).
13. Development charge receipt.
14. Any other information.

If you submit BBMP building plan online application with the above particulars, verification will be done by concerned authorities. If there are any missing documents, you will want to submit further information and you will be communicated in this context.

If you submit proper documents and pay prescribed fee, the service will be completed within 30 days. You should print all the forms after submitting the online form. You are advised to submit the application to BBMP office, you should request printed acknowledgement from the office.



If the application is submitted through offline, you should submit proper forms including the attachments that you are mandatory for the approval of the plan. The documents that are to be submitted include BBMP schedule II (Bye laws No. 3-2-1). It will be addressed to the commissioner, BBMP, Bangalore.

The name of the registered Architect or Engineer or licensed supervisor should be mentioned in the requisition letter. One should provide the name of the owner, signature of the owner and address of the owner. The occupancy of the building, sources of water to be used and stocking building materials and duration should be mentioned.

As per the schedule II, you should submit another application to Ministry of works and housing, Government of India. The form will be processed by National Building Organization so that occupation certificate will be issued. Name of the construction or additions should be mentioned in the application. The type of construction such as residential buildings, industrial buildings, commercial building, institutional buildings and public buildings should be mentioned in the application.

The plinth area (square meters) and total floor area (square meters) should be mentioned.The number of stories of the building, number & type of dwelling works should be mentioned in respective columns. You will provide complete details of each room (new construction or additions) and total plinth area should be mentioned. Before getting the occupation certificate.

One should submit more particulars including estimated construction cost (optional), number & date of issue of authorization certificate, date of commencement of construction and date of completion of construction.

BBMP schedule III (Bye law 3.2.2, 15) is required to confirm the supervision. The certificate should be issues by registered architect or engineer or supervisor. Name, signature, address and license number should be mentioned in the certificate.