LASBCA came into existence in August 12, 2012 and it was empowered to carry out the following responsibilities;
i. Enforcement of building Control Regulations
ii. Regulation and inspection of building works and certification of various stages of building construction as well as keeping of such records
iii. Removal of illegal and non- conforming buildings
iv. Identification and removal of distressed buildings to prevent collapse
v. Issuance of certificate of completion and fitness for habitation
vi. Administration of building control in all ramification
vii. Cooperation with the Lagos StatePlanning Permit Authority to achieve zero tolerance to illegal development and building collapse.
viii. Operational control of its local building control offices.
ix. Enforcing the provisions of the law and its regulation in respect of inspection of building verification and certification of building insurance as well as
x. Public enlightenment on building control.
We aim to lead and transform the building and construction industry by enhancing skills and professionalism as well as improving design and construction capabilities
To ensure that building in Lagos State are designed, constructed and maintained to a very high standard of safety,avoiding loss of lives and properties through its building regulatory system.We aim to achieve a zero percent of building collapse.
To be a progressive organization that values its people, the innovative spirit, integrity, and service excellence that will ensure that existing and new buildings are safe, healthy, accessible and habitable for current and future
generations and promote quality excellence of a barrier-free accessible and sustainable built environment.
Monitoring & Enforcement
The ministry, in pursuance of one of its responsibilities of enforcing Building Control Regulations, in order to avert the ugly trend or failed /collapsed buildings and ensuring a safe, secure and sustainable environment, was able to deploy more officers on the field to ensure early detection of infractions for prompt compliance or outright removal during the period under review.