Municipality Construction Permit Process
Pick up “Request for Construction Permits” form at the Municipality in Filidelfia. Fill it out and
have it signed by the legal representative of Marina Ocotal, Jose Miguel Brenes.
Buy a 100 colones Stamp from the Municipality in Filidelfia.
Acquire a recent “Informe Registral” or photocopy of the original document of ownership for
the property, or a certified letter from a lawyer stating ownership of the property.
Photocopy of the property blueprints stamped by the Municipality.
Photocopy of passport/ personal Id or valid corporate document. (If the owner is a corporation
you will need to present a photocopy of personal id or passport of the legal representative.)
Personeria Juridica, original and certified. (Only if the owner is a corporation.)
Document provided by a certified accountant proving that the property owner has paid all taxes.
Blueprints of the project stamped by the CFIA (unless the project is less than 30 square meters.)
INS insurance policy for all workers. (Certified, original document) You will receive the pay stub
for the policies when you receive all documents.
Consulting Contract (CFIA) of all the parties involved.
Electric blueprints stamped. (CFIA)
Stamp from the Health Department or legal confirmation given by CFIA.
Letter from AYA certifying they can provide water, or the construction blueprints stamped by
AYA (only for new constructions). This is not necessary if it is a renovation and it already has
water service. In case of a well the proper documentation needs to be provided.
A letter from Coopeguanacaste certifying they can provide electricity. (Only for new
constructions.) This is not necessary if it is a renovation and it already has service.
Approval from SETENA, regarding environmental protection, (only for projects bigger than
30,000 square meters of construction and/or all terrain movements.)
In case of construction in front of a National Highway, permits from the MOPT indicating all the
construction aligns properly is required.