Property rights settlement

The manner for construction of the facilities should be stated in the contract for joining by the electricity distribution company. The client needs to settle all issues related to property rights before proceeding to the actual construction and joining of facilities.

Property right is the subjective opportunity recognized and guaranteed by law of a person to exercise impact /power/ on specific belonging – movable or immovable. There are two types of property rights: full /the title to a belonging/ and limited /right to construction, right to extend and overconstruct, easements/.

Upon entering into contract for joining, several options for construction of facilities exist:

  • CEZ Razpredelenie designs and constructs the facilities to be joined (article 21, paragraph 4 of the Ordinance on joining)
  • The client designs and provides construction permit for the facilities to be joined, and CEZ Razpredelenie constructs them (article 21, paragraph 5 and article 21, paragraph 4 of the Ordinance on joining)
  • The client designs and constructs the facilities to be joined (article 21, paragraph 5 of the Ordinance on joining)

Irrespective of the agreed option for construction and design of the facilities, pursuant to article 62 of the Energy Act, the client needs to settle the property rights before the issue of the construction permit for the facilities to be joined. Depending on the type of facilities to be constructed for joining, a right to construction and/or easements are established. The process comprises the following stages:

The client files a request for establishment of property rights to a customer:

Documents required for establishment of right to construction:

  • For legal entities – copy of certificate for registration in the commercial register at the Registry Agency or a good standing certificate
  • For natural persons – copy of ID document of all owners
  • Contract for joining with CEZ Razpredelenie Bulgaria AD – final
  • Tax assessment under article 264 of the Tax Insurance Procedure Code of the right to construction for the facility (for the power facility)
  • Documents certifying the title of the land or the right to construction of the power substation (notary deed and/or another document)
  • Updated plan issued by the respective municipality as at the date of submission of the documents, and for a region with approved cadaster map and registers – by the respective Geodesy, Cartography and Cadaster Office (GCCO)
  • Permit for studying and designing of the power substation /approved by the respective electricity distribution region/
  • Approved complete investment design, including part Architecture and part Constructive and explanatory notes for the power substation
  • Incumbency certificate issued by the Registry Agency (RA) for the land

Documents required for establishment of easmenets:

  • For legal entities – copy of good standing certificate;
  • For natural persons – copy of ID document of all owners;
  • Contract for joining with CEZ Razpredelenie Bulgaria AD – final;
  • Certificate for tax assessment under article 264 of the Tax Insurance Procedure Code for the right to use/ laying/ passing through an area defined in strict observance of the minimum size of the easement strips of the power facilities under Ordinance №16;
  • Documents certifying the title of the land (notary deed and/or another document);
  • Updated plan of the property issued by the respective municipality as at the date of submission of the documents, and for a region with approved cadaster map and registers – by the respective Geodesy, Cartography and Cadaster Office (GCCO);
  • Specialized diagram of the electric line to the existing set-up plan with indicated easement strips as provided for in Annex №1 of Ordinance №16 of 09.06.2004 on the easements of power facilities;
  • Certificate for entries, notes and deletions under the property batch issued by the Registry Agency;

CEZ Razpredelenie reviews the request within 30 days and sends the client a letter in relation to the readiness for finalization of the transaction before a notary public. In case of irregularities of the documents, the client receives a notice with instructions for remedying thereof.

The managing board authorizes a representative of CEZ Razpredelenie Bulgaria and specific date and time for finalization of the notary transaction are fixed together with the client. Upon entry of the notary deed, the client receives his counterpart from the notary public.