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Estonian Register of Buildings is redesigned

Starting from 6 October the National Register of Buildings will be using a redesigned technical platform, in summer it will be additionally possible to submit applications and documents conveniently and electronically through the register.

The Register of Buildings keeps account of buildings. The website of the Register presents technical information on buildings, and documents (including building permits and permits for use) submitted in connection with the buildings.

The information has been submitted to the register mainly by local governments. The Register of Buildings is managed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications. 

Adopting a new platform

During the first stage of redesigning of the register a new technical platform will be adopted. Also application forms have been changed from 1 October and no applications will be accepted on old forms from that date.

At the second stage that will be implemented in summer it is planned to introduce web-based register entries, for instance, application for processing and issue of a building permit or permit for use. 

Entries of the Register of Buildings will become electronic together with the coming into effect of the Building Code which is currently in the legislative proceeding of the Riigikogu. According to the Draft Act, it will be implemented on 1 July 2015.


Last updated: 28 October 2014