There are many builders and construction companies on Koh Samui, and as the industry has grown, more professional companies have emerged, bringing their western knowledge and experience to this developing island.
It is important to choose an established builder or construction company with a good track record. Another key factor is to check that they are skilled in the specific type of work you are looking for, whether it is a single storey house, luxury villa, hotel or residential project.
OPP can provide you with details of builders and construction companies on Koh Samui for you to contact independently. Please Contact us for details.
In order to build on Koh Samui, a build permit must be obtained from the Land Department and the building must meet a plethora of requirements, depending upon the location of your land.
There are the four key building regulations to follow on Koh Samui:
While you may see buildings with flat roofs on Koh Samui, this is no longer allowed.
The Thai Government established zoning regulations on Koh Samui in 2006 to handle the growing Koh Samui property market. The Map below shows the different zones.
Note: Before proceeding to purchase a plot of land, however big or small, or for a project or individual villa, it is imperative that you consult with a Lawyer for correct Legal Advice and to carry out Due Diligence on the land.