Monday, December 12, 2016

#BBMP's Akrama-Sakrama scheme gets #Karnataka HC's nod;PIL dismissed

The scheme envisages one-time regularisation of building deviation (up to 50 per cent in case of residential and up to 25 per cent in case of commercial) and illegal land development in the jurisdiction of all urban local bodies, including the BBMP, in the State. As per an estimate by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), there are more than two lakh unauthorised residential plots (also called ‘B’ khata plots) in its jurisdiction and over five lakh buildings have been constructed violating the building bye-laws.

The PIL filed in the Karnataka High Court against the implementation of the scheme has been dismissed.The scheme will be not applicable for Govt lands, encroachments and building construction on high drains.