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New building byelaws in Delhi – Small residential plots have been exempted from sanction

Obtaining building plan approvals in Delhi may get revamped with government simplifying Delhi Building Bye Laws of 1983. Small residential plots of size up to 100 sq. mt have been exempted from sanction procedures and for those up to 20,000 sq. mt, specific time schedules have been stipulated. For plots of more than 20,000 sq. mt, single window clearance mechanism has been proposed, according to the draft simplified bye laws which are likely to be notified soon. The Delhi Urban Arts Commission (DUAC) in association with Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and municipal bodies have completed the simplification exercise and submitted draft simplified bye laws to the Urban Development (UD) Ministry.

The updated and simplified bye laws will serve as a comprehensive, single reference ready reckoner by integrating the building bye laws notified in 1983 and several changes that have been subsequently notified over the last 31 years. This will enable the residents of Delhi and the professionals in obtaining sanctions for building plans in an easy and time bound manner. Some new provisions have also been made to address emerging challenges like green construction and water conservation and management, said a senior UD ministry official. As per the provisions of simplified bye laws, small residential plots of size up to 100 sq.mt have been exempted from sanction procedures.

The proponents will only have to furnish the requisite information in a simplified one page format to the concerned urban body and go ahead with the construction. The validity of this submission will be three years and if required, a fresh submission may be made thereafter. For plots of 100 sq. mt to 20,000 sq. mt, specific time schedules have been stipulated for according approvals by various concerned agencies. For plots of more than 20,000 sq mt, single window clearance mechanism has been proposed. A committee consisting of representatives of all concerned agencies for according sanctions. Competency norms of various professionals like engineers, architects and town planners have been clearly stipulated addressing the vagueness in the existing provisions. Clarity has been imparted in respect of the agencies like Heritage Conservation Committee, Archaeological Survey of India, National Monument Authority to be approached in respect of constructions in the vicinity of heritage buildings monuments. (Source: Livemint)

Quote from Mr. Anubhav Jain, Director, silverglades: 2014 has been a year of change, with stable government in centre the sentiments across sectors have changed and it is expected that economy will show signs of improvement. Companies are looking at India again as investment option and with development of infrastructure in tier II and II cities we have seen increased demand in commercial real estate sector. These cities hold the key to future for real estate sector as IT/ITES, retail and manufacturing industries are setting up in these cities due to variety of reasons like cheap manpower, availability of land etc. We have seen residential projects by many developers coming up in these cities in past few years and with increasing demand this trend will continue.

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