The Department of Labour has issued the 2nd exemption relating to Construction Permits.
As of 27 July 2018, Construction Permits are required for:
1. Projects longer than 365 days in total
2. Projects longer than 3600 person days
3. Projects with a CIDB Grading of 7 and higher (R40 million and above).
The notice has not been gazetted yet, but has been circulated by the Chief Inspector to an unknown list of Industry Stakeholders.
You can download the official notice here.