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Guidelines on Plan Submission of S1 S5 Public Shelters


This Guide serves as a reference to Qualified Persons (QPs) who are responsible for the planning, design and application for approval of public shelter plans. The Civil Defence Shelter Engineering Department (CDSD) of Building Resilience Group, which administers these requirements, is located at:

52 Jurong Gateway Road, #10-01
Singapore 608550

Here is the download link to the Guide:
- Guidelines on Plan Submission of S1-S5 Public Shelters (493kb .pdf)

Guide On Time Taken To Respond to Application for Approval Of Plans (Building and Structural Plans)

The following time frames are only a general guide since each submission can vary greatly in terms of complexity. Complete and good quality plan submissions which do not require written directions to be issued or which comply fully with written directions (if any) by qualified person will facilitate the process and shorten the time taken.

The general guide on the time taken to respond to applications for approval of building and structural plans of Public Shelters are as follows:-

S/No. Types of Submission Time taken to respond (working days)
1. Application for shelter plan approval . 10