|The Authority provides two types of drawings:
- Architectural Drawings;
- Structural Drawings
The applicant must be
- the owner of a private property,
- the owner’s authorised agent,
- the Chairman of MCST of condominium housing, or
- a member of trustee (for religious organisation and society).
(i) The property owner of a private property or their authorised agent ;
(ii) The Chairman of Management Corporation Strata Title (MCST) of condominium housing ;
(iii) Any trustee of religious organisation,
can apply to inspect and copy their propertys approved drawings that are kept in our
(i) Download the application form BPD LS02 and send it to us with a search fee. The
crossed cheque should be made payable to "Building & Construction Authority;
(ii) Apply in person at Legal Search Counter, 2nd storey, MND Complex. The search fee is to be paid by NETS, Cash Card or Credit Card at the Counter;
(iii) Log on to Application for Inspection and Making Copies of the Approved Building & Structural Drawings for on-line submission. Payment modes of search fee are Internet Banking, eNETS Debit or credit card.
To submit the application, you are required to produce
the following documentary proof together with the application form and the search fee:
- For existing property owner/ Trustee
of religious organisation - a photocopy of current Property
Tax statement is required
- For prospective purchaser (owner-to-be) - a photocopy of Notice
of Transfer or Certificate of Stamp Duty
If you are not the owner, or an agent appointed
by the owner, then a letter from property owner authorising
you to copy the drawings has to be attached with one of the above
Upon receipt of the application with the search fee, we will process and notify you in writing within 7 working days on the result of the search.
Drawings kept in the office of BCA are in
the form of microfilms. As there may be more than one set
of approved drawings for a property, you are expected
to view the microfilms and select the set that you want to
copy. You are required to bring along the notification letter
for the viewing and selection of drawings. You are also advised
to view and select these drawings with your consultant.
After you have selected the required drawings, our counter officer will
advise you on the amount of copying fee to pay. Additionally, if you require the drawings to
be certified as "true copy", please notify our counter officer before you
proceed to print the drawings.
Printing service is provided by our contract vendor at the Legal Search Counter. The copies of drawings will be printed on the same day.
Search fee (upon application) - $20 per address.
Copying fee (after viewing & selection of drawings) - $25 per set of drawings.
Certification of true copy of drawing - $5 per copy of drawing.
Printing fee (to be paid to the vendor's company directly) - $3 per sheet from Microfilm or $4 per sheet from Digital record.
Payments of Search/Copying/Certification
fee are to be paid by NETS, Cash Card or Credit Card. Once
the fee is paid and service rendered, there will be no refund