Published on August 3, 2018. This article is intended as a guide to real estate due diligence in Puerto Rico, by no means is it an exhaustive list of things to do. Any prospective buyer should seek adequate counsel from professionals and should not skimp out in what they invest in due diligence. The article […]
puerto rico building permits a hassle?
The difficulty of obtaining a building permit in Puerto Rico depends primarily on two things: What do you plan to build and where? Regarding the first of these two issues, prior to buying any plot of land or planning to build anything, you have to take into consideration, if what you want to build […]
Unlawful Permits and Unauthorized Use
On April 19, 2017 thru act 19 of 2017, Puerto Rico’s government decided to once again amend its main permits law, titled “Ley para la Reforma del Proceso de Permisos de Puerto Rico”. This time around, substantial amendments were performed on Article 14, regarding parties recourse when a permit is illegal (due to false or […]
Working on getting Puerto Rico Building Permit or need Puerto Rico Construction Law information? We’ll soon, be adding more information regarding regulations and codes. We’ll soon start adding local construction law resources. Look for the resources page to find out if what you’re looking for is there.
FEDS look into State’s Permitting Process
The following is a very interesting study performed by the White House and published September 2016, regarding the effects of permitting on construction costs and therefore its impact on affordable housing in the metropolitan areas. It seems the federal govenrment has identified planning, zoning and permittting laws and regularions as one of the main contributors […]