Certificate of occupancy
What is it?
Is the official document issued by the Generalitat of Catalonia which guarantees compliance with the minimum required levels of livability to housing, both new occupation (certificate of new occupation) as used (certificate of housing used), according to Decree 55 / 2009 of 7 April, on the living conditions of housing and the certificate of occupancy.
The current owner requests, in case of purchase / sale as in the cas or rental of the property. It is imperative to enlist the services (electricity, water and gas). The certificate of occupancy expires after 15 years of being granted and after this period is obliged to request a new one.
What is the rate?
The rate for the realization of a certificate of occupancy is 1 € / m2 of usable area of the property + VAT (with a minimum of € 100+ VAT). The rate includes inspection of the property, certificate of occupancy endorsed by the Association of Surveyors, Technical Architects and Building Engineers of Barcelona, processing the card in the Department of Housing of the Generalitat (including taxes). The rate is calculated for distances up to 30 km from Cubelles (Barcelona), billed to 1 € / additional km.
What is the deadline?
The final certificate of occupancy issued by the Department of Housing of the Generalitat is obtained in approximately 25 calendar days. If applying only the certificate of occupancy endorsed by the Association of Surveyors, Technical Architects and Building Engineers Barcelona, the delivery time is 48 hours.
As you may ask?
Send us your application to process the certificate of occupancy by the various means of contact, providing the exact address of the property, the data of the applicant and a copy of the script and the last receipt of contribution of housing. In a maximum of 48 hours from the request we will contact you to arrange a visit.