The first occupancy license and the habitation certificate
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Before buying a property in Ibiza, one should take into account and verify a number of things: building permits, possible charges registered at the Land Registry, payment of all applicable taxes, etc.

Many times, both the seller and the buyer underestimate the importance of the first occupancy license (“licencia de primera ocupación“) and the habitation certificate (“cédula de habitabilidad“).

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BUILDING & RENOVATING IN IBIZA
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In this article we will explain the conditions and legal framework for construction work and building renovations in Ibiza.

1. THE CONTRACT FOR EXECUTION OF WORK
According to the Civil Code, the contract for execution of work is considered as a service contract. There are different types of contracts for execution of work:

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More stringent BUILDING REGULATIONS IN IBIZA
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The Ibiza Island Council approved a set of amendments to the Territorial Plan for Ibiza (PTI) at the end of 2016 which will mean tougher building regulations. The beginning of 2016 had already seen the implementation of Decree Law 1/2016 which changed the Ibiza Land Law, amongst other things, and also suspends the implementation of existing rules.

The Government, based in Palma, established this measure in order to avoid irreversible damages.

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