Survey – Bali’s Building Department

Tell us your experience with Bali’s Building Department, for an upcoming Bali Times Special Investigative Report:

(we’re currently developing an online form, in the meantime, please feel free to copy and paste the following into our contact form with your response. Thanks, —webmaster)

1.    How long did it take to get your building permit? ________

2.    Is the  process straight? Y  or N

3.    Did the permit process take to Long? Y or No

4.    Did you find the process bureaucratic? Y or No

5.    Do you feel it was easy or difficult to obtain your permit? _______

6.    Do you feel the permit process encourages investment to Bali or not? _________

7.    Did you use a service or someone to manage the process? ________

8.    How much did it cost per square meter? ________

9.    Was under-the-table money involved in obtaining your permit? ________

10.   Do you believe you can get a permit in a timely manner without under-the-table money? __________

11.   Do you believe you were treated fairly? __________

12.   Do you rent your villa(s) as vacation property? ___________

13.   Did the Building Department issue you the correct permit to operate as holiday rental? ___________

14.   Have you ever complained to the department, and if so, did you get a response? ___________

15.   What changes, if any, would you like to see at the Building Department? ____________

16.   What do you think of the widespread illegal developments and buildings in Bali? ____________

17.   What do you think will happen about illegal villas in Bali? _______

18.   Do you think foreigners are treated differently by the Building Department? ___________

Please mail to, or cut out and send to The Editor, The Bali Times, Jl. Oberoi 151, Seminyak, Bali. Alternatively drop in at our office. All submissions will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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