On September 18, 2020, the Government promulgates Decree No. 113/2020/ND-CP on detailing Point dd, Clause 3, Article 3 of the Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Construction regarding appraisal of construction designs to be implemented after basic designs and exemption from construction permits.
Accordingly, the time limit for appraisal and review of licensing conditions is that for appraisal under Clause 8, Article 30 of Decree No. 59/2015/ND-CP is prescribed as follows: 45 days for construction works of grade I or special grade; 35 days for construction works of grade II or grade III; 25 days for other construction works.
To be specific: Within 05 working days after receiving a dossier submitted for appraisal, an appraising agency shall consider it and request in writing the project owner to supplement such dossier for appraisal. Within 03 working days after receiving a complete dossier submitted for appraisal, an appraising agency shall send a written request, enclosed with relevant documents, to a construction licensing agency for collection of opinions to certify satisfaction of conditions for grant of a work construction permit.
Besides, construction project owners shall take responsibility for the lawfulness and accuracy of dossiers submitted for appraisal and fulfill appraising agencies’ requests stated in notices of results of an appraisal of construction designs and assessment of conditions for grant of construction permits.
This Decree takes effect from the signing date through December 31, 2020.