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Dealing with Construction Permits in Crete.

Dealing with Construction Permits is the second part of the Building a House in Crete Guide, a brief, yet useful guide of the key stages that take place, from inception to completion and handover of a residential construction project.
This topic tracked the procedures, time, and cost to build a house in Crete—including obtaining the necessary licenses and permits, submitting all required notifications, requesting and receiving all necessary inspections, and obtaining utility connections.

 

Dealing with Construction Permits in Crete.
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From due diligence to property management, we partner with our clients to design, create and transform their properties in the ways that matter most to them.

This requires embedding local expertise, innovative total architecture design concepts, digital analytics, and state-of-the-art structural concepts into core processes and mind-sets, that help property owners and real estate investors to thrive.

With a brilliant team of architects, engineers and a large network of partners in eight countries, we combine global expertise and local insight to help you turn your ambitious property design, management and construction goals into reality.
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Agency: Hellenic Cadastre

Time to Complete: 2 days

Associated Costs: € 45.00

Agency: Private Company – ARENCOS

Time to Complete: 1 – 2 weeks

Associated Costs: EUR 645.00 –  EUR 1000.00  (depend on:  property size and building regulations)

Agency: Archaeology Supervisory Authority

Time to Complete: 1 day

Associated Costs: Free of Charge

Obtain Archaeological Clearance Certificate: 2 – 4 weeks

Agency: Regional Fire Department

Time to Complete: 10 – 20 days

Associated Costs: Free of Charge 

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Project visibility and progress performance is so much more than a short update via email. More importantly, it plays a crucial role in project success and alignment between property owners, contactors, supervisors and managers.
ARENCOS.me ensures project owners have a clear picture of the project progress, performance, including potential risks, distribution of responsibilities, and the overall project goals. It also enables project managers to uncover potential bottlenecks and other risks that may have a negative impact on project efficiency.
With ARENCOS.me you can learn:
  • The work that’s been completed
  • Real-time data
  • Alerts and notifications
  • Gantt timelines
  • Time Tracking
  • Status Reports
  • The summary of the project budget and schedule
  • A list of action items
  • Any issues and risks, and what’s being done about them

Agency: Unified Social Security Fund (EFKA)

Time to Complete: Depend on the Project

Associated Costs: Depend on the Project 

Agency: Building Office

Time to Complete: 2 – 4 months

Associated Costs: Depend on the Project 

Agency: Building Office

Agency: Archaeology Supervisory Authority

Time to Complete: 10 – 20 days

Associated Costs: No Fees

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Dealing with construction permits in Crete, Greece
Dealing with construction permits in Crete, Greece
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Long-term success in Construction Projects & Real Estate requires extensive knowledge and critical thinking skills, while building the right teams, capabilities, and design models.

Agency: Municipality

Time to Complete: 1 day

Associated Costs: Depend on the project size, type & location. 

Development Advisory Services in Crete, Greece

Agency: Board of Building Inspectors

Time to Complete: 20 – 30 days

Associated Costs: Depend on the project size, type & location. 

Agency: Board of Building Inspectors

Time to Complete: 20 – 30 days

Associated Costs: Depend on the project size, type & location. 

Agency: Water and Sewerage Company

Time to Complete: 2 – 3 days

Associated Costs: EUR 50.00 – 70.00

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