BuildSG is a national movement that encapsulates the spirit of collaboration in the transformation of the built environment sector. It underscores the collaboration among the government, unions, trade associations and chambers, industry and institutes of higher learning, all working collectively to realise an advanced and integrated built environment sector with progressive and collaborative firms well-poised for both local and global business opportunities, and providing good jobs for Singaporeans.
Find out more about the regulations pertaining to Singapore’s built environment.
Find out more about the procurement frameworks and conditions of contract for public sector construction-related works.
Find out more about the different aspects of the built environment and how you can play a part in our mission to shape a safe, high quality, sustainable and friendly built environment for everyone.
FAQs & Checklists
FAQs for Submission of CD
Shelter with BP and ST plans
Checklist for BP-CD Architectural
Checklist for ST-CS Structural
Find out how to submit your household & storey shelter plans and where to seek consultation.
Before submission of plans
Qualified Persons should refer to the Guidelines for Plan Submission, Construction and Commissioning of Household or Storey Shelters.
Plans must be submitted on BCA’s CORENET e-Submission System, using the relevant application form on the platform.
If you are unable to comply with certain technical requirements, submit a waiver application on CORENET using the relevant application form.
You will hear from BCA within 10 working days for shelter plan approval, or 7 working days for shelter commissioning.
List of technical requirements
The Construction Workforce Registration System (CWRS) is an online portal for CoreTrade and Multi-skilling registration and the renewal of Direct R1 eligibility.
OTMS allows you to register the workers for Identity Verification and to check your registration status online.
Lift and escalator owners, contractors and Specialist Professional Engineers (SPEs) can apply for and view applications for Permit to Operate (PTO) here.
The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) champions the development and transformation of the built environment sector, in order to improve Singapore’s living environment. BCA oversees areas such as safety, quality, inclusiveness, sustainability and productivity, all of which, together with our stakeholders and partners, help to achieve our mission to transform the Built Environment sector and shape a liveable and smart built environment for Singapore.