The Contractors Authority: By early 2021, a building permit for housing will not be issued unless there is a contract with a licensed contractor

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Secretary-General of the Saudi Contractors Authority, Eng. Thabet Al Sweid, confirmed that as of the beginning of next year 2021, a building permit for housing will not be issued, unless there is a contract with a licensed contractor.

Al Suwaid explained during his meeting with the “Ya Hala” program on the “Rotana Khalijia” channel, that the contractor will at the same time be obligated to insure the building for a period of 10 years against any defects or errors, indicating that any owner or citizen who implements a project will also obtain insurance. For his project he is implementing.

He pointed out that in the event that there are defects or defects in the implemented project, the owner has the right to return to the insurance company to compensate him for the error, indicating that this matter makes the insurance companies provide the service in a distinctive way through qualified contractors and have the technical expertise to implement these projects, so that they do not fall into problems. Get used to it with financial claims.