The Ministry of Municipal, Rural Affairs and Housing issued a “Building Compliance Certification Procedures Guide”, with existing buildings given a 6-month period to adhere to and comply with what was stated in the guide, with the aim of reducing visual distortions in commercial and residential buildings, and upgrading the urban landscape in cities.
The ministry added that mechanisms have been identified to obtain the certificate according to a number of requirements, explaining that the building compliance certificate is granted according to 3 items, which are (the design of the building, which includes 7 elements, and the general site, which includes 6 elements, in addition to visual distortion, which includes 15 elements).
The ministry stated that these requirements are mandatory to obtain a certificate of compliance, and in the event that the conditions and requirements are not adhered to during the occupancy of the building, fines will be imposed on violators. “.
The Ministry called on the owners of existing and new buildings to take advantage of the current deadline, which ends on Rabi` al-Awwal 1, 1445 AH, to address their conditions, due to the importance of this in improving the urban landscape, which is one of the most important pillars in achieving the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, to provide a healthy and sustainable urban environment, in addition to addressing Visual distortion and improving the quality of life.