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The Building Commissioner is responsible for issuing building permits in Reykjavík. Here you can find information on office hours, activities, and book a phone call with the Building Commissioner's architects.
The Building Commissioner's phone hours for non-architects are on weekdays from 8:30-9:30 am and 11 am to noon. During this time, you can book meetings and get information about building permits, inspections, change of declarations of property division, and real estate registrations.
Online applications for building permits are processed through the Housing and Construction Authority's (HMS) application portal. There, you can fill out the application online and upload supporting documents.
All master plans for buildings can be accessed on the City of Reykjavík's blueprint archive. At the Reykjavík City Service Center in Borgartún 12-14, blueprints are available in full size.
The Building Commissioner operates based on civil engineering laws, building regulations, and City Council approvals of the Building Commissioner's official duties. The Building Commissioner has a certified quality management system in accordance with ISO 9001:2015.
Do you need further assistance or didn't find what you were looking for?
Inquiries and suggestions can be sent to the Building Commissioner's email: firstname.lastname@example.org