Fashola to states: Improve on planning/construction permits, urban planning

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The Federal Government has called on state governments to improve on the number of days and the length of time it takes to get planning or construction permits.

Stating this in Lagos during the meeting of the National Council of Land, Housing and Urban Development, the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said it would help to facilitate the ease of doing business in the country.

“One of the parameters where we need to improve upon, and which has hampered our rating as a country, is the number of days and the length of time it takes to get a construction permit or planning approval; and the cost of it,” he said.

He urged that public office holders must consciously…



Source: Nigerian Tribune

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