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Building plans

The Rotterdam City Archives preserves building plans of buildings build in Rotterdam and the formerly independent municipalities. Please contact us beforehand if you want to view any of the building plans in our reading room.

The Municipal Archive also manages the building plans of the regional municipalities of Ridderkerk, and the former municipalities of Poortugaal and Rhoon (which both now form part of the municipality of Albrandswaard).

Overview of building plans

Rotterdam

1850-1904
(the records for the period 1905-1940 were burnt in 1940)
1940-1967 plans
1940-1967 building records
1968-1989

Albrandswaard

All records still held by the Albrandswaard Municipal Authority
See also Poortugaal and Rhoon

Bergschenhoek

Via the municipality of Lansingerland

Berkel en Rodenrijs

Via the municipality of Lansingerland

Bleiswijk

Via the municipality of Lansingerland

Charlois

1890-1895
After 1895 see Rotterdam

Delfshaven

1861-1886
After 1886 see Rotterdam

Hillegersberg

1892-1941
After 1941 see Rotterdam

Hoek van Holland

After 1913 see Rotterdam

Hoogvliet

No records before 1934 available
After 1934 see Rotterdam

Katendrecht

No records before 1874 available
After 1874 see Charlois

Kralingen

1872-1895
After 1895 see Rotterdam

Overschie

1915-1941
After 1941 see Rotterdam

Pernis

No records before 1934 available
After 1934 see Rotterdam

Poortugaal

1933-1941 and1951-1984
After 1984 see Albrandswaard

Rhoon

1931-1932 only drawings available;
1940-1942 and 1952-1959 only permits available,
After 1959 see Albrandswaard

Ridderkerk

1871-1921
Records after 1921 still held by municipality of Ridderkerk

Schiebroek

1903-1941
After 1941 see Rotterdam

IJsselmonde

1900-1941
After 1941 see Rotterdam

 

You can purchase reproductions of the building plans. The plans may only be reproduced (hard copy) in their entirety and cannot be folded or reduced in size. Only building plans from before 1946 can be digitally reproduced.

Large reproduction orders are carried out in consultation with the customer.

In respect of the copyrights in place on some of the building plans, the supplied copies are for personal use only.

 

If you require any assistance in reading the plans or any further technical information, please contact the department Permits during the office hours designated for this purpose. For further information about these office hours, please contact the Permits department by calling +31 (0)10 – 14010

To obtain record numbers and architectural information with regard to building plans from other regional municipalities, please contact the Building and Housing Inspectorate of the relevant municipality.

Albrandswaard, tel. +31 (0)10 – 506 11 01
info@albrandswaard.nl
Lansingerland, tel. +31 (0)10 - 800 40 00
info@lansingerland.nl
Ridderkerk, tel. +31 (0)180 – 45 13 75
info@ridderkerk.nl