LASBCA directs building owners/developers to use original plan approval


The General Manager Lagos State Building Control Agency Gbolahan Owodunni Oki has directed owners and developers of buildings under construction that have exceeded the approved building plan to revert to the original plan approved and granted to them by the State Government.

This directive of the General Manager of the agency was conveyed through the Director of Enforcement Olusoji Olopa during the Agency’s routine monitoring and enforcement exercise carried out at Eti-Osa and Surulere areas of the State.

Oki who emphasized the need for strict adherence to the new directives by property owners and developers said the move by the government is meant to compel compliance to building approvals as part of strategies to nip in the bud the menace of building collapse in the State.

He also reiterated the need for other relevant agencies and professional bodies in the building industry to come on board and help the government stem the tides of building collapse in the State with professional inputs.

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