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
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      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