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First of all, it is not ilegal to sell a house without First Licence Occupation (FLO). Otherwise, the purchase would have been stopped by the Notary.
Secondly, about the time to obtain the FLO, it is not possible to give a general answer. It will depend on the Town Hall where the house is (work load of the Urban Department) and the kind of problem of the house itself.
My advice is: 1- either hire a lawyer specialized in urban issues; or – 2 – ask for an appointment in the Town Hall (urban department) and ask why the FLO is being delayed for so long.