SBCA is a regulatory and supervisory body whose Prime Function is to ensure that the approval of Building Plans and NOCs etc. are in conformation with the existing Building & Town Planning Regulations.
Furhter, it promotes the implementation of the Karachi Master Plan or a concept plan or other development plan.
SBCA promises to facilitate the general public by ensuring construction of Public Sale Buildings in accordance with the design specifications and as per the rates agreed upon by the purchaser and approved by the Authority.
Completion of building on time and provion of services as per agreement are alos ensured by the Authority
SBCA is a regilatory and supervisory body. It implements Karachi Building and Town Planning Regilations in order to prevent waste in the use of, or otherwise preserve or protect, natural resources, and any other resources, investments or installations of a public agency.
SBCA is a regilatory and supervisory body. It implements Karachi Building and Town Planning Regilations. Any stuctures in violation of approved building plans are demolised.
Issue licenses to professionals, builders and developers under Karachi Building & Town Planning Regulations 2002. (Amendments up to date).
The quality, soundness and implementation of approved design/specifications is the sole responsibility of the concerned professionals licensed by SBCA.
The Department may designate and declare a special architectural, historical, archaeological, artistic, ethnological, anthropological or national interest structure/s and forward the list of these designated structures to the Authority, as applicable, for enforcement of the writ.
Any Building or structure whose strength, stability, serviceability, robustness and/or durability has been impaired due to any reason such as improper structural design and detailing, faulty and/or poor construction, decay, dilapidation, obsolescence, natural disasters or leading to abandonment due to all these reasons to a level, where it can not be restored to its original status, classifys as Dangerous Building.
Probably nothing tells the story of a city as vividly as its skyline. Seen over the course of the decades are the new and daring constructions that seem to capture viewers’ attention.
SBCA is striving to keep the city in pace with international standards
DIRECTOR GENERAL/CHIEF EXECUTIVE SBCA
ARCH. MANZOOR QADIR