Allows users to apply for permits online, and to track permit-related plan reviews and inspections. 

Enhancing the efficiency and quality of our service.

In addition to logging into the system to view information, key status update notifications are automatically sent to our clients via email.  The Department’s primary objective is to enhance the efficiency and quality of our service while reducing the amount of paper involved in the Planning process.

Quick Links.

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Features & Benefits

Apply for Permits

Applying for all permit types online .

Upload Plans

Upload electronic plans/drawings

Get Status Updates

Automatic status email notifications to agents / applicants / contractors.

Download Documents

Download a copy of Issued permits or certificates.

Track Plan Reviews

Track and review plan reviews.

Request Inspections

Requesting and tracking of inspection requests.

Record Guide

A listing of required plan reviews/inspections that need to be completed as part of your build.

Apply for Permission

Apply for Planning permission online. 

Manage Subcontractors

Agents can add and remove subcontractors to/from jobs as needed.

Manage Users

Businesses can add and remove persons to/from the company.


Application Infosheets
Planning Notices
Development Plan
Development Enforcement

Authorities & Boards

Central Planning Authority

This authority oversees and reviews the physical development of Grand Cayman.

Development Control Board

This authority oversee and review the physical development of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.

Builders' Board

This board oversees the registration of business entities and qualified individuals as Building Contractors in the Cayman Islands.

Electrical Board of Examiners

This board oversees the assignment and administration of licensing Electrical Contractors in the Cayman Islands.


Building Codes
Guidance Notes
Policy Notes
Technical Bulletins
Permits Issued

Get Started...

If you are planning to build, demolish, or renovate, you will need a building permit.  Here is the information you need to get started with your project whether big or small.

Knowledge Base

Laws & Regulations
Helpful Documentation
File Request
Professional Licences

Requirements and information regarding Builders' Board licences. 

Online Planning System

Apply for permits online, track permit-related reviews & inspections.

About Us

Our Focus
Staff Directory
Job Opportunities
Contact Us

Policy Development

Development Plan

Plan for the zoning and physical development of the Cayman Islands.

Draft Policies
Policy preparation, special reports, & policy revision recommendations.
The long-range comprehensive plan to guide physical development for Grand Cayman.
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Approved Permits

Building Codes

CPA Agendas and Minutes