PHILIPSBURG:— The Permits Department of the Ministry of VROMI is reminding architects that all permit drawings are to be submitted in the metric system.
The general public is also reminded that building or making changes to a building without an approved building permit, is in violation of article 7 of the Building Ordinance. A building stop is in effect for all construction activities without a valid building permit. Illegal building activities will be subject to a fine.
Home or property owners who are planning to reconstruct, repair or rebuild, not in accordance with their issued building permit are requested to report to the Ministry of VROMI’s Permits Department in the New Government Building on the Pond Island and fill out a building permit request form. The Permits Department is open to the general public on Monday through Thursday, 8:30AM to 4PM. Residents can also contact +1721 5420652.
Press Release from the Ministry of VROMI
Source: St. Martin News Network http://www.smn-news.com/st-maarten-st-martin-news/27731-building-permit-should-be-submitted-in-the-metric-system.html