Residents upset over YCDC crackdown

While constructing buildings without permits is a problem across Yangon, it has become especially prevalent in Thingangyun township. Yangon City Development Committee has singled out the township in eastern Yangon, and has promised to tackle the problem by levying penalties on those skirting the law. Some 796 building owners in the township have received warnings […]

Moving in difficult due to permit delays

Delays issuing Building Completion Certificates (BCC) are keeping owners and renters from moving into recently completed buildings, say developers. Contractors often have to wait up to a month to be issued the permits from Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC), which translates into lost revenue for developers unable to move in tenants and owners immediately after […]