Every application for a permit shall be made in writing on the official application forms obtainable from the offices of Building & Development Services (B&DS) Department of The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited in Freeport, Grand Bahama. The B&DS Department is located at Civic Industrial Area, Block H, Lot 5, Cedar Street at the western side of the Freeport News office. Tel: (242) 350–9154 or 9166.
Each application form for a building permit shall include the following information:
- A legal description and address of the land on which the work shall be done.
- The use of occupancy of the building or structure.
- The value of the proposed work.
- Estimated time of construction.
Other information as required by the B&DS Department to describe the proposed work.Each application for a permit shall be accompanied by two sets of plans and specifications as required by the GBPA’s Building & Sanitary Code, except the B&DS Department may issue a permit without plans and/or specifications for small or unimportant work for non-structural nature.