Legalization of a private house

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Legalization of a private house

According to the current Ukrainian legislation, any real estate object that was built on a plot of land must be legalized. What does it mean? He must have all the necessary permits. In the absence of relevant documents, it falls under the “self-made” category. Administrative responsibility is assumed for the operation of such real estate objects.


Why is legalization of a private house necessary?

Until you legalize a private house, it will be considered as “building material placed on a plot of land.” What is it about? Such a house cannot be gifted, sold, bequeathed, mortgaged, etc. As mentioned above, the legalization of the house will protect you from administrative liability. Also, only after passing the legalization procedure will it be possible to start the process of connecting the necessary communications. Regarding the last one. Today, all communal services require the provision of documents confirming the commissioning of a private house.

It is difficult enough to legalize a private house on your own. It is better to entrust this procedure to real professionals – specialists of our Prykhodko and Partners law office.

What stages does the legalization of a private house consist of?

Let’s consider the procedure of legalization of a private house using the example of self-construction. Suppose, due to certain reasons, you did not have time to legalize a private house in a timely manner. What to do in this case?

To begin with, we note that there are 2 main options for legalizing unauthorized construction, namely:

  • In court.
  • In general order.

Let’s consider each of these options in more detail.

Judicial procedure for legalization of a private house

This is a rather complicated procedure. It will be needed in the case when the owner of the property does not have the appropriate documentation confirming the right of ownership. If only this option is possible, you cannot do without the help of an experienced lawyer. For the case to be successful, only a package of documents will not be enough. It is very important to make a statement of claim correctly.

If necessary, lawyers Prykhodko and Partners will be able to represent your interests in court. However, even if the court sides with you, this will not relieve you of the need to go through the entire procedure of real estate legalization.

General procedure for legalization of a private house

This legalization option is possible when you have all the necessary documents that establish ownership of a private house. This document must contain all information regarding the right of ownership.

In addition, all necessary documents must be provided: technical passport, project documentation, ownership of the land plot.



What documents will be needed to legalize a private house?

It is much easier to legalize a built house if you have all the necessary permits issued in time. If there are no permit documents, be prepared for the fact that this process will be accompanied by significant difficulties.

Only the help of professional lawyers will allow you to legalize the house quickly and without problems.

Standard list of documents for legalization of the house:

  • Technical passport.
  • Passport and TIN of the owner (co-owners).
  • Sketch of construction intentions/construction project (if available).
  • Documents confirming ownership of a plot of land.

The help of professional lawyers in the legalization of a private house

Summing up, it is worth noting the following: the process of legalizing a house is long and rather complicated. It requires specialized knowledge, as well as a lot of nerves and strength.

That is why we offer you the “turnkey house legalization” service. Our lawyers daily deal with a variety of atypical situations related to the legalization of a private house.

Lawyers Prykhodko and Partners know all the nuances of modern Ukrainian legislation, they directly cooperate with many state authorities. We guarantee the desired result.
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