CONDITIONS OF PERMIT
(a) A permit issued shall not be construed as authority to violate, cancel, alter or set aside any provision of this Code. Neither the Development Agent nor any of his officers shall incur any liability of any kind in respect of any permit is issued and compliance with the Code is the sole responsibility of the owner.
(b) A permit issued shall not be construed as authority to set aside or override any requirement or restriction which is binding upon the owner or occupier or any lot under the terms of the lease, conveyance, or title deed under which he owns or occupies such lot.
(c) The permit card shall be posted in a conspicuous place at the site of the work until the final completion and inspection.
(a) A permit issued shall not be construed as authority to violate, cancel, alter or set aside any of the provisions of this Code.
(b) Issuance of a permit shall not prevent the Development Agent from thereafter requiring a correction of errors in plans or construction, or of violations of this Code.
(a) A permit issued shall become invalid if the work authorized by it is not commenced, or is suspended, for a period of 90 days.
(b) The Development Agent may extend the 90 day time limitation, provided a written application, showing good cause, is received before the expiration of the permit.
The Development Agent may revoke a permit or approval for the following reasons:
(a) False statements or misrepresentation of facts in the application or plans on which the permit or approval was based.
(b) Whenever the work for which a permit is issued is not being performed in accordance with plans, or specifications.
(c) Whenever a qualified inspector, required elsewhere in this Code, is not in attendance.
(e) Whenever construction has started without filing proof of obtaining public liability and property damage insurance as required by this Code.
(f) Whenever the provisions of this Code are being violated, and not immediately corrected upon the order of the Development Agent.
(g) Whenever there is imminent danger that requires immediate action and is not corrected upon the order of the Development Agent.
(a) Prior to commencing work the permit bolder shall file a certificate showing that public liability insurance is in force to indemnify him in respect of his legal liability following accidents caused by or in connection with the work, resulting in bodily injury (including death) to third parries, or damage to property belonging to third parties. Such policy of insurance shall provide a minimum indemnity limit of $100,000 in respect of anyone accident and shall be written by an approved insurance company.
(b) The permit holder shall also file a certificate showing that his liabilities under the Workmen's Compensation Acts of the Bahamas are covered by a policy of insurance.The following is a list for which sub-divisional Approval must be received before the drawings are submitted for Building Permits.
The following is a list for which sub-divisional Approval must be received before the drawings are submitted for Building Permits.