Building Construction and Fire Safety As for the Construction of building(s)/ factory (ies), an Investor of Thilawa Special Economic Zone (TSEZ) is required to obtain necessary permit/ approval/ registration of building construction and fire safety through the Construction Section of OSSC, MJTD and other relevant Sections of OSSC. Step 1: Preparatory stage for starting construction An Investor which obtained the Investment Permit issued by Thilawa Special Economic Zone Management Committee (TSMC) and the Company Registration Certificate issued by the DICA Section of OSSC may apply for Building Permit and Fire Safety Certificate to start the construction work of building(s)/ factory (ies). At first, the Investor shall obtain a Design Approval by MJTD for the construction before applying for Building Permit and Fire Safety Certificate. After obtaining the Design Approval issued by the MJTD, the Investor may apply for Building Permit and Fire Safety Certificate to the Construction Section of OSSC through the Front Office of OSSC. The Construction Section of OSSC reviews and examines all the submitted documents and drawings basing on the Myanmar National Building Code (Provisional 2012) or codes of other countries permitted by the Construction Section of OSSC. The Construction Section of OSSC checks to the Environment Section of OSSC whether the Investor obtained an Approval of Environmental Conservation and Prevention Plan (ECPP) issued by the TSMC. The Construction Section of OSSC issues a Building Permit and a Fire Safety Certificate. After receiving the Building Permit and the Fire Safety Certificate, the Investor shall apply for Start of Construction to the MJTD. After obtaining the Approval for Start of Construction issued by the MJTD, the Investor may commence their construction work. Step 2: Construction stage When a contractor for the factory construction permitted under the Building Permit and Fire Safety Certificate is appointed, the Investor shall submit Request for Contractor Registration with required information for the appointed contractor to the Construction Section of OSSC. Within seven (7) days after the commencement of construction, the Investor shall submit Project Information Sheet to report the information of a supervisor and a project manager for the construction to the Construction Section of OSSC. During the construction period, the Construction Section of OSSC implements following Intermediate Inspections according to the progress of Construction. First Intermediate Inspection at the stage of Foundation Work Second intermediate Inspection at the stage of Structure Framing Work Third Intermediate Inspection at the stage of Roofing Work It should be noted that the Intermediate Inspections are implemented aiming to confirm that whether the construction work is done in line with the plan of the Building Permit and Fire Safety Certificate or not, not aiming to guarantee the safety of the building (s)/ factory (ies). Step 3: Completion stage of construction After completion of the construction including receiving an Electricity Certificate from the Industry Section of OSSC, the Investor shall request the implementation of Final Inspection for building work and fire safety to the Construction Section of OSSC.