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LAND USE AND ALLOCATION COMMITTEE

LAND USE AND ALLOCATION COMMITTEE

The Land Use and Allocation Committee treat and coordinates all matters that border on the following:

  • Land allocation at various existing Schemes in the State to the public;
  • Processing and issuance of Certificate of Occupancy (C of O)
  • Management of all existing Schemes in the State
  • Administering Ground Rent and computation of Demand Notice
  • Management of Government Leases
  • Technical Committee on Excision Matters
  • Creation and Management of Residential & Industrial Schemes;
  • Dispute Resolution on Land Matters;
  • Regularisation of Federal Government Grants
  • Renewal of Leases
  • Processing Deemed Grant Consent (formerly Private C of O)
  • Other duties as may be assigned by His Excellency, the Governor.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY

  • Duly completed Application form
  • Payment receipt for the application form
  • Payment receipt for allocated land
  • Four passport photographs

WORK FLOW FOR CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY

  • Applicant purchases and submits application pack to LUAC and collects acknowledgement slip.
  • Applicant collects Letter of Offer
  • Applicant pays for allocated Land within 60 days
  • Applicant issued with Letter of Confirmation with Plot and Block Number (Full payments must be made before Plot & Block are allocated)
  • His Excellency, the Governor signs C of O and sends file to the Land Registry for further processing
  • Land Registry registers C of O and releases the C of O to the allottee

REQUIREMENTS FOR DEEMED GRANT CONSENT (FORMERLY PRIVATE CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY)

  • Duly completed Application Form
  • Payment receipts.
  • Land information certificate with payment receipt.
  • 2 (Two) copies of Deemed Grant Deed with cloth survey plan attached.
  • Locational sketch of the subject site.
  • 4(Four) copies of passport photographs of applicant.
  • Picture of the subject site showing date.
  • Certificate of Incorporation and form showing particulars of Directors (where applicant is a company).
  • Consent fee, Stamp duty and Registration fee.
  • Publication fee.
  • Evidence of payment of income tax

 

APPLICABLE RATE

3 % 0f Fair Market Value (FMV) of subject site/ property, made up of:

Consent fee: –           1.5 %

Stamp duty: – 0.75%

Registration fee: –   0.75%