Ogun Launches Website To Ease Process Of Application For Building Permits, Others - EDU-BIZNEWS


Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Ogun Launches Website To Ease Process Of Application For Building Permits, Others

The Ogun State Government says it has launched an official website where prospective applicants and intending investors can get all required information on procurement of building permits for residential and commercial purposes from the comfort of their homes.

The State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Tpl Tunji Odunlami who made this known during a stakeholder's meeting in Oke-mosan, Abeokuta, said the development was one of the major reforms embarked upon by the Prince Dapo Abiodun-led adminstration in the Urban development Sector.

Tpl. Odunlami noted that the initiative was to forestall multiplicity of charges, revenue leakage and removal of all the existing bottlenecks hampering prompt access to building permits, saying "this government is genuinely committed to reforming and rebranding operational structure of the Ministry”.

The Commissioner enjoined the public to log on to the Ministry's website to apply, follow-up application at every stage, lodge complaints and make all payments via:  www.ogmppud.com

He added that the present administration was determined to facilitate the ease of doing business in the State, by ensuring that applications for commercial or residential building permits by intending investors and private individuals, no longer foot-dragging, assuring that the government would ensure the State becomes the industrial and logistic hub of Africa.

"I want to assure you that this government is not paying lip service to its vision of becoming Africa's model for industrial and logistic hub, as enshrined in the theme of its upcoming 2021 Investment Summit", he said.

Tpl. Odulami said other reforms put in place by government to boost enabling environment for Public Private Partnership in the State, were the proposals on one principal law and five regulations to provide legal backing for the restructuring, reforms and operations of the Ministry and the newly created Agencies which are; the Ogun State Planning Development Permit Authority, Ogun State Slum Regeneration Authority and Ogun State Building Production Management Authority.
Earlier in her address, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Tpl Yetunde Dina noted that the forum would enable the government to determine how far the reforms have helped in creating a sustainable business environment as well as enable the Ministry and other stakeholders identify their Strenghts, weaknesses, opportunities and threats

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