Despite the emergency situation declared in the State for several months due to the spread of COVID-19, the work of the State Construction Control Bureau (SCCB) has even intensified. In the first half of 2020, the use of the Building Information System (BIS) has significantly increased, as well as the first results have been achieved in the monitoring of the field energy.

Over the first six months of 2020, the State Construction Control Bureau (SCCB) has taken 10 decisions to revoke the right of electricity producers selling electricity within the framework of mandatory procurement. As a result of the decisions taken by the SCCB, the State has managed to save approximately EUR 1.22 million this year alone, but within the framework of the entire planned period of aid for electricity producers this amount is EUR 14.63 million.

The State Construction Control Bureau (SCCB) has launched a procurement procedure for the provision of the service of State emergency stocks of oil for 2021. The total necessary amount of stocks accounts for 370,500 tonnes which is equivalent to 90 days of the total oil imports. The estimated procurement contract price is EUR 16 million, excluding value added tax (VAT).

In the first five months of 2020, the State Construction Control Bureau (SCCB) has become involved in 14 proceedings for the monitoring and control of the mandatory procurement component (MPC) mechanism for electricity.

Starting from January 2020 each new construction intention shall only be registered electronically – in the Building Information System (BIS)

There are two ways how to arrange construction documentation if You have a real estate in Latvia and want to perform operations with it, but You are not a resident of Latvia: