Building Permits Evaluation Committee (BPEC) 

Under the Regulations of Building Permits Act 2017, applications for Obtaining Construction Permits for Commercial and Industrial can be done through the Building Permits Evaluation Committee (BPEC).

At a fee of $500, the Committee provides a one stop destination for processing application in time period of up to 60 days, upon receipt of full details.

Find out more details on the Building Permit Act here, and the Gazette here.

Application Procedure

Step 1. Download the application form here.

Step 2. Submit completed application form with the application fee of $500 to the BPEC Secretariat (Ministry of Commerce, Trade, Tourism and Transport, Level 3, Civic Tower, Victoria Parade, Suva)

Step 5. BPEC Secretariat to revert with notification on (a) approval or (b) decline, within 40-60 days.

What Happens Next

Step 3. BPEC Secretariat to revert with assessment of Application and total fees payable within 5 days.

Step 4. BPEC will meet to discuss the application and provide decision.

For detailed information on approval agencies, click here.