Who we are

About Us

National Building Review Board

We are a corporate body established by the Building Control Act, 2013 under the Ministry of Works and Transport.

Our Vision

A well-planned, decent and safe built environment

Our Mission

To promote and ensure planned, decent and safe building structures that are developed in harmony with the environment

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Core Values

P – Professionalism

E – Excellence

R – Responsiveness

I- Integrity

T -Trust

A – Accountability

Our Mandate


Monitor Building Developments


Ensure that the design and construction of buildings and utilities to which the public is to have access caters to Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) to ensure that PwDs are able to comfortably make their way into and maneuver within buildings with dignity, independence, and safety on an equal basis with others who have no disability..


Oversee, inspect, and monitor the operations of Building Committees


Hear and determine appeals from persons dissatisfied with the decisions of a Building Committee


Determine the fees to be charged by urban and district Building Committees for approval of plans, issue of building permits, and occupation permits.