Series 316 and 318 (Khrushchev Project) Apartment replanning (simplified renovation)

One room apartment
Two-room apartment
Three-room apartment


Khrushchev buildings were built in the last century 60th-80th years in Riga. This series of buildings were built with silicate bricks and they have 5 floors. These buildings from other series differ with their non-traditional planning and narrowness.

Buildings have balconies. The apartments are small and there are communicating rooms. Isolated rooms are rare, WC - common. Basically these buildings are located in Jugla, Teika, Purvciems, Āgenskalns, Iļģuciems, Ķengarags, Ziepniekkalns, Grīvas housing estate and in the area of the Botanic Garden.


Overall characteristics:  bricks
Loggia: yes
Balcony:  yes
Floors: 5
Floor height: 2.50m
Lift: no
Waste pipe: no


1. E-mail the required documents and a description of the desired change;
2. In one day we form simplified renovation project – certification card (standard apartment in Riga 129 EUR, in Latvia 149 Eur, other type of apartments 179 EUR);
3. In 10 days approve the project with the Construction Board (36 EUR) and replanning activities can be started;
4. After replanning, order an updated inventory file in the State Land Board (1.4 EUR/m2).


Required documents:

1. Title-deed (land register, cadastral reference, lease agreement);
2. Inventory file with a floor plan.


The project contains:

1. Certification card;
2. Explanatory memorandum;
3. Floor plan with explication of the technical indicators;
4. Main designers’ attestation.


Possible additional requirements:

1. If it is not possible to determine whether the affected walls are non-load bearing, structural engineers survey and conclusion (100 EUR);
2. If WC is transferred over the dwelling premises, agreement with the owner of the apartment below;
3. If a new engineering network for water pipeline and sewerage is created, engineering network scheme (100 EUR);
4. If the building is located in historic monument area or in protection zone, agreement with The State Inspection for Heritage Protection;
5. If the building is a state historical monument, the inventories act of premises cultural heritage (100 EUR).