SOWA TOWN COUNCIL

DEBEE GOREE / MOGOBE WA LETSWAI

5.BUIDING CONTROL/PLANS

This service aims at issuing building permit to any person who intends to construct (develop), demolish or alter a building prior to carrying out such works as required by the Building Control Act (cap.65:03).

BUILDING CONTROL UNIT:
Regulates all building developments in the town through building plans perusal, building construction inspections and issuance of buildings occupation permits for complying buildings.

How Do I obtain the service?

Complete an application form (Building and planning permission application forms)

How do I apply for the service?

Submit the following:
• Four copies of filled Building and Planning Permission Application Forms.
• Proof of ownership i.e. title deed copy (certified).
• Certified copy of Omang (ID).
• Four sets of proposed development drawings (Location plan, site plan, elevations, sections, details, floor plan)

• Letter of indemnity from a Structural Engineer for multi storey building/factory shells.
• Contour plan/invert levels for sewer services
• Rates clearance certificate
Cost involved in obtaining the Service
Application perusal fee = P104.00
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Method of payment:
cash at council revenue office upon submission of the application Where Can I Get Help For detailed information visit Sowa Town Council’s Department of Architecture and Buildings at: Physical address: Offices 30, 31, 44 or 48 Postal Address: Private Bag Sow1, Sowa Tel: 6213440, Extn: 254 Tollfree: 0800 600 754 Fax: 6213425


PARKS AND RECREATION UNIT:
Maintains recreational areas, street trees and vegetation control to promote a friendly urban environment of the town. Services include;
- Sales of plant species
- Hiring of stadium
- Tree falling on private properties









PARKS

The service is provided to individuals or organisations who want to use council stadium for sporting and recreational activities.
How do I obtain the service?
Contact (by phone or in person) Parks Officer to arrange for a visit to the plant nursery.
How do I apply for the service?
Submit written request addressed to the Town Clerk 14 days prior to the function date.
Response will be communicated within 5 working days.
How much does it cost?
School sports competitions - Free.
Football games - 15% of the gate takings.
Where do I get more information?
Physical address: Sowa Town council offices no. 29 or 35.
Postal address: Sowa Town Council, Private Bag Sow 1, Sowa Town
Telephone: 621440 ext 240or 239
Toll free: 0800 600 754
SALES & HIRING OF ORNAMENTA PLANTS
The service is for selling and hiring of plants to individuals or organisations who want to improve their surrounding environment or decorate during ceremonies/ occasions.
How do I obtain the service?
Contact (by phone or in person) Parks Officer to arrange for a visit to the plant nursery.
How do I apply for the service?
No application needed.
How much does it cost?
Prices vary:
P2.50 to P25.00 (sales)
P5.00 to P10.00 (hiring) + Refundable deposit of P100.00.
Method of payment: cash only.
Where do I get more information?
Physical address: Sowa Town Council offices no. 29 or 35.
Postal address: Sowa Town Council, Private Bag Sow 1, Sowa Town
Telephone: 621440 ext 240/ 239
Fax: 6213425
Toll free: 0800 600 754

ARCHITECTURE
Mandate

To construct and maintain all council buildings, civic gardens and open spaces effectively and efficiently to the satisfaction of the council