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How to apply for interior decoration permit? Simple interior decoration VS two-stage interior decoration, the cost difference will be told to you at once

How to apply for interior decoration permit? Simple interior decoration VS two-stage interior decoration, the cost difference will be told to you at once

People tend to focus on style and furniture selection before simple interior decoration. They often ignore regulations such as the Interior Decoration Law, and are fined or even ordered to stop work by government units. In fact, you must apply for a permit from the government unit before proceeding with interior decoration! In addition to avoiding disputes between neighbors, it can also protect the owner’s rights and interests in decoration. Let’s introduce to you what an interior decoration permit is and how should we apply for it?

What is an interior decoration permit? Does everyone have to apply for a decorating permit?

Many people wonder why simple decoration of their own homes requires government approval? In fact, whether it is a newly built house or an old house being renovated, interior decoration may affect the structure and layout of the building. If you do not apply for permission, you will not have any protection in the event of disputes or accidents with other residents. According to the "Management Measures for Building Interior Decoration", the definition of interior decoration is as follows:
  1. Ceiling decoration fixed to the building structure.
  2. Interior wall decoration.
  3. A fixed partition with a height exceeding 1.2 meters above the floor or a partition decoration that doubles as a cabinet.
  4. Partition wall changes.
Take residential buildings as an example. If your house is an apartment or building above the sixth floor, you must apply for an interior decoration permit for any decoration. If your house is an apartment or building below the fifth floor (inclusive), you must apply for an interior decoration permit. Only those who decorate partitions and partitions need to apply for an interior decoration permit.
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Four reasons why you must apply for an interior decoration permit

 

1. Ensure safety during construction period

During the interior decoration of a building, many flammable materials are easily piled up, such as wood, curtains, wallpaper, etc. If the decoration environment is not properly managed, it is easy to cause a fire. After successfully applying for an interior decoration permit, the construction management unit will notify the fire department. Supervise whether the construction process is safe to protect the rights and interests of owners.

2. Avoid forced demolition and fines for illegal decorations

According to the laws and regulations on interior decoration, if you fail to apply for an interior decoration permit, you will be fined 60,000 to 300,000, and you will be required to apply for it within a time limit. If you are found to have illegal decoration, you will even be forced to demolish it.

3. Protect the rights and interests of homeowners

After successfully applying for an interior decoration permit, the design company or construction team can send specialists to supervise the work in accordance with the law to avoid situations where the construction is not carried out according to the drawings or the building materials do not meet the regulations.

4. Review the professionalism of the team

When applying for a decoration permit, the legality and license of the operator will be reviewed together, and only legally registered professional and technical personnel can proceed.

 

Interior decoration permit application process, 3 steps to guide you through decoration application easily!

 

To whom to apply

Interior decoration licenses must be applied to local government units. In recent years, the central government has also authorized the Architects Guild or other units to assist in review. For example, the interior decoration review in Taipei City and New Taipei City has been reviewed by the Architects Guild since 108. People can also ask the relevant departments of each county and city government.

The owner should ask the following professionals to propose (select one of 3):

  1. The architect can only sign a design contract and needs to find an interior design company with an interior decoration project management license.
  2. The design department is handled by a company with an interior design license, and the construction is handled by a company with an interior decoration engineering management license.
  3. The design part is handled by a company with an interior design license, and the construction part is handled by a company with a construction engineering management, decoration carpentry, or furniture carpentry license (with a transferable interior decoration license).

 

Preparation materials before application

Before going to the relevant unit or entrusting an interior design company to apply, the owner must prepare the following information:

  1. personal seal
  2. Copy of house ownership certificate
  3. A copy of the front and back of the house owner’s ID card
  4. Interior decoration license application form (please ask an interior design company for assistance)

In addition to the owner's personal information, the interior design company must also provide the following information:

  1. Floor plan of decoration address
  2. Company business registration certificate
  3. Designer and architect related licenses
  4. Relevant certificates and licenses of the construction unit
  5. Consent form from direct reports
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Interior Decoration Permit Application Process

 

Identify units that can assist in applying for interior decoration licenses

Find an architectural association or interior design company near the location of the house to assist with the process. Pay attention to whether the unit assisting with the process has an interior design license and relevant licenses for the construction part.

 

Commission an architect or interior decoration design company

When applying for an interior decoration permit, you need to conduct a "drawing review". When deciding on the entrusting unit, you need to pay attention to whether there is an "architect" or a "professional design technician in the interior decoration industry" registered in accordance with the law. After completing the decoration drawing, you need to sign it. Submit to review agency for review.

 

Prepare illustrations for review

According to the specifications of the Interior Decoration Law, the review agencies are different. Taking Taipei as an example, the review will be conducted by the Taipei Architectural Association. The documents that need to be prepared are complicated, so it is recommended that the public appoint a city-based design company.

 

Issuance of "Interior Decoration Permit"

After the decoration permit is issued, it needs to be posted at the construction site, and after confirming whether the review unit's reference stamp is complete, indoor decoration can be started. The decoration project must be completed according to the time limit on the permit.

 

How to apply for a cost-effective interior decoration permit?

The interior decoration permit fee will vary according to the number of projects applied for. The more projects applied for, the higher the fee. Currently, there is no unified standard in the industry. Here is a summary of what netizens have shared on various platforms:

 

commission architect

The cost of finding an architect is about 60,000 yuan. If modifications are required or other licenses are required, the interior decoration permit fee may range to 80,000 yuan.

 

Entrust a licensed interior design company

The interior decoration license fee of an interior design company is about 40,000 to 60,000.

 

Some netizens shared that the application process in New Taipei City is more cumbersome and the fee will be 10,000 to 20,000 yuan more than in Taipei City. If you are a resident of New Taipei City, the amount stated above needs to be increased by yourself.

 

Simple interior decoration VS two-stage interior decoration

 

Decoration review can be mainly divided into "simple interior decoration" and "two-stage interior decoration"

project

Simple interior decoration

Second phase interior decoration

size of space

  • Below the tenth floor, the floor area is less than 300 square meters (about 90 square meters)
  • Above the 11th floor, the floor area is less than 100 square meters (about 30 square meters)
  • Below the tenth floor, more than 300 square meters
  • Above the 11th floor, more than 100 square meters

Construction period

Within six months (can be extended once)

application process

  1. like review agency application
  2. A construction permit will be issued after passing the review
  3. The construction period is within six months (can be extended once)
  4. Construction completed
  5. Apply for completion inspection
  6. Certificate of conformity for decoration of issuance room
  1. like review agency application
  2. A construction permit will be issued after passing the review
  3. The construction period is within six months (can be extended once)
  4. Construction completed
  5. Obtain fire protection approval
  6. Apply for completion inspection
  7. Certificate of conformity for decoration of issuance room
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B-STUDIO saves you the trouble of applying for interior decoration permits!

 

After the above explanation, everyone must have a certain understanding of interior decoration permit applications. Applications for various documents and certificates give owners a headache. B-studio can help you with these tedious processes and behaviors!

B-studio has won a number of domestic and foreign awards, and is equipped with qualified interior designers and architects to provide the public with one-stop services, from design planning, construction drawings, project construction management and interior decoration review applications, B-studio The studio insists on providing high-quality and efficient services. If you have any needs or questions about interior decoration permit application, please contact us and someone will be at your service!

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