Planning Department-FAQ

What are the procedures to apply for a Building and Land Use Permit for the Construction of a Residential Building?       

           

A processing fee of Rs 500/- must be paid upon acknowledgement of application.

A Due date will be given to the application and applicant will have to call at the office on the

same date to collect:

   

Note: Once an application has been refused by the Council the applicant may within a delay of 21 days of receipt of the notification, appeal to the Secretary, Environment and Land Use Appeal Tribunal.

What are the procedures to apply for a Building and Land Use Permit for Excision/Sub-division of land?

   

A processing fee of Rs 500/- must be paid upon acknowledgement of application.A Due date will be given to the application and applicant will have to call at the office on the same date to collect:

    

Note: Once an application has been refused by the Council the applicant may within a delay of 21 days of receipt of the notification, appeal to the Secretary, Environment and Land Use Appeal Tribunal.What are the procedures to apply for a Building and Land Use Permit for Commercial Development?

         

Entertainment and (iii) Installation of electric motors.A processing fee of Rs 500/- must be paid upon acknowledgement of application.A Due date will be given to the application and applicant will have to call at the office on the same date to collect:

     

Refusal letter

Note: Once an application has been refused by the Council the applicant may within a delay of 21 days of receipt of the notification, appeal to the Secretary, Environment and Land Use Appeal Tribunal.

What is Exempt Development?

Exempt Development is a development that does not require a BLP.Small scale enterprise/office activity that is carried out in the home without modification of the dwelling is exempt development that does not require a BLP provided the following criteria area satisfied –

   

  • Copy of title deeds/Planning Clearance (for state land)
  • 3 sets of plan (Architectural and Structural drawings)
  • Consent from Owner of property with copy of ID Card
  • Consent from all heirs (as the case may be)
  • Copy of ID Card of applicant
  • Clearance from CEB (Original)
  • Clearance from WWMA & CWA (for new building) (Original)
  • Application form (BLP1) to be filled by applicant and service provider.
  • The Building and Land Use Permit
  • Letter informing the modification to be made or additional documents required
  • Refusal letter
  • Copy of title deeds.
  • 3 sets of plan (drawn by Reg Land Surveyor)
  • Consent from Owner of property with copy of ID Card
  • Consent from all heirs (as the case may be)
  • Copy of ID Card of applicant
  • Application form (BLP2) to be filled by applicant and service provider
  • The Building and Land Use Permit
  • Letter informing the modification to be made or additional documents required Refusal Letter:
  • Copy of title deeds/Planning Clearance (for state land)
  • 3 sets of plan (Architectural and Structural drawings)
  • Consent from Owner of property with copy of ID Card
  • Consent from all heirs (as the case may be)
  • Copy of ID Card of applicant
  • Clearance from CEB (Original)
  • Clearance from WWMA & CWA (for new building) (Original)
  • Application form (BLP1) to be filled by applicant and service provider
  • Newspaper Publications
  • Plate Notification
  • Legal Notice (applicable for –(i) Place of Public Worship, (ii) Place of Public
  • The Building and Land Use Permit
  • Letter informing the modification to be made or additional documents required
  • Daily vehicle movements associated with the enterprise are limited (less than 8 vehicles movements in total, to and from the site);
  • There would be no adverse external nuisance such as noise, dust, fumes, vibration etc;
  • Loading and unloading are not disruptive to the amenity of the surrounding residential neighborhood;
  • Operator of enterprise should normally reside on the premises and the number of staff employed on site is small (typically less than 3 in total)
  • Adequate parking is available for staff and visitors.

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