Six illegally constructed shops razed

  • | Friday | 22nd September, 2023

Ludhiana: Cracking whip on violators, the municipal corporation (MC) took action against six shops being constructed illegally in Haibowal area on Wednesday.The shops were being constructed in violation of the building bylaws and the civic body had received a complaint against the illegal activity.The officials said that a warning had also been issued to the owner.MC commissioner Sandeep Rishi said that regular drives were being conducted against illegal constructions and the building branch officials had been directed to take stern action against the violators.Sandeep Rishi said that the civic body had appealed to the residents to intiate the construction works only after getting the building plans approved from the MC. He added that the residents should construct the buildings in accordance with the bylaws. tnnWe also published the following articles recentlyKolkata: No CC to buildings if trees hacked illegally at construction sitesThe Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) buildings department has decided to withhold completion certificates (CC) for housing projects or individual buildings if trees have been cut without permission. The CC is necessary for legal status and obtaining water and drainage connections. KMC officials will visit construction sites to compare the number of trees in building plans with the actual number on-site. The KMC parks department will collaborate with the buildings department to prevent unauthorized tree cutting. If any deviation is found, an FIR will be lodged and the CC will be withheld.Thane civic commissioner issues warning over water and power connections to illegal constructionsThanes Civic Commissioner, Abhijit Bangar, has warned municipal staff and a private electricity provider to be held accountable if they assist in providing water and power connections to illegal construction projects in the area. The warning comes after discussions about the issue of illegal constructions in Thane and its suburbs. Bangar emphasized that providing essential facilities to illegal structures is against regulations and court directives. The staff and the electricity provider have been cautioned about potential disciplinary actions if found guilty.Take action against officials sitting on illegal building files, Cal HC urges mayorThe Calcutta High Court has urged mayor Firhad Hakim to take action against officers who failed to act on an illegally built high-rise in Canning Street for the past three years. The court emphasized that if the officers are not dealt with appropriately, the problem of illegal construction will continue to grow. The issue came to light after a complaint was made to the mayor, leading to an inspection that revealed the illegal construction. The court stated that while the building should be demolished, the occupants should be given a hearing before any decision is made. The court also called on the Kolkata Municipal Corporation to take steps to combat illegal construction and protect the city from unscrupulous builders.

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