Information about building or renovating residential & commercial projects in the Cayman Islands.


Apply for Permit

If you are planning to build, or renovate your home you will need a planning permit. 

Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and other drawings are reviewed to determine compliance with applicable building codes. 


Plan Review & Inspections

Following a permit issuance, our inspectors  ensure that all works follow the approved plans and conform to code.  


Final Certification

Once all final inspections are passed, the granting of certificates of Occupancy, Completion or Operation is carried out.

Codes & Design Criteria




        Application Infosheets
        Planning Notices
        Development Plan
        Development Enforcement

        Authorities & Boards

        Central Planning Authority

        This authority oversees and reviews the physical development of Grand Cayman.

        Development Control Board

        This authority oversee and review the physical development of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.

        Builders' Board

        This board oversees the registration of business entities and qualified individuals as Building Contractors in the Cayman Islands.

        Electrical Board of Examiners

        This board oversees the assignment and administration of licensing Electrical Contractors in the Cayman Islands.


        Building Codes
        Guidance Notes
        Policy Notes
        Technical Bulletins
        Permits Issued

        Get Started...

        If you are planning to build, demolish, or renovate, you will need a building permit.  Here is the information you need to get started with your project whether big or small.

        Knowledge Base

        Laws & Regulations
        Helpful Documentation
        File Request
        Professional Licences

        Requirements and information regarding Builders’ Board licences. 

        Online Planning System

        Apply for permits online, track permit-related reviews & inspections.

        About Us

        Our Focus
        Staff Directory
        Job Opportunities
        Contact Us

        Policy Development

        Development Plan

        Plan for the zoning and physical development of the Cayman Islands.

        Draft Policies
        Policy preparation, special reports, & policy revision recommendations.
        The long-range comprehensive plan to guide physical development for Grand Cayman.
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        Approved Permits

        Building Codes

        CPA Agendas and Minutes