Laws and Regulations


Please take the time to download and read the following documents related to Policies, Laws and Regulations that you should adhere to:

  1. Detailed Checklist for Building Permit Application

  2. Building Inspection Guidelines and Tools

  3. Penal Code of Rwanda

  4. Law Governing Proffessional of Architecture,Engineering and Establishing Institutes

  5. Setout Certification Form

  6. Rwanda Building Control

  7. National Human Settlement Policy

  8. Law Governing Land in Rwanda

  9. Law Establishing Rwanda Housing Authority

  10. Presidential Order Establsihing the List of Fees and other Charges Levied by Decentralised Entities and their Threshold

  11. Rwanda Building Code / Urban Planning Code

  12. Sustainalbe Building Design

  13. Minisiterial Order on Building Permits

  14. Instructions of the Minisiter of Trade on Relocation of Factories and other facilities located in Gikondo Industrial Park

  15. Law Relating to Expropriation in the Public Interest

  16. Law relating to the Planning of Land Use and Development in Rwanda

  17. Minisiterial Instructions Determining Construction Modalities of Preventing Disaster Caused by Thunder Storms, Rain and WindStorms

  18. Minisiterial Oder Determing the Requirements and Proceedures for Land Lease

  19. National Human Settlement Policy Actualise

  20. National Urban Housing Policy

  21. Presidential Order Determining the Proceedures for Formulation, Approval, Revision and Publication of the Land Managament and UrbanPlanning

  22. Prime Minisiter's Order Determining the Conditions for Authorisation to  Carry out Real Estate Development Operations

  23. Prime Minisiter's Order Determining Proceedures for Formulation, Approval, Publication and Revison of Local Developement Plan

  24. Urbanisation and Rural Sector Strategic Plan

  25. Ministerial Order Relating to the Requirements and Procedure for Environmental Impact Assessement

  26. National Urbanization Policy

  27. Ministerial Instructions Determining Inspection of types of Buildings in relation to their anticipated risks