Eliminate NOC Requirement of EPA for Buildings of Non-Hazardous Category

Sector Construction Sector, Industrial Premises (Manufacturing Sector)
Beneficiaries SMEs
Jurisdiction/Location Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Department KP Environment Protection Agency
Date of Implementation 26-06-2021
Timeline Last 3 months
 Details  Difficulty ●      All businesses constructing buildings in KP had to obtain NOC from Environment Protection Agency which was very time consuming cumbersome process

●      Additional cost for obtaining NOC was also involved in the process even for low-risk buildings

 Analysis ●      Risk Management Approach may be followed and buildings falling under low risk categories may be exempted from construction permit
 Solution ●      The Govt of KP has notified that projects which do not have significant environmental impact(s) do not require Environmental Approval and same have been eliminated under KP Environmental Assessment Rules, 2021.
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