BBMP-A PRESS REPORT


BBMP proposes an amendment to the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 If the civic body has its way, property owners who have violated building by-laws may have to pay a hefty tax. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has proposed to double the property tax for owners who have deviated from the approved plan. Civic … Continue reading BBMP-A PRESS REPORT

BBMP has proposed to levy (penalty) of 50% of the property tax for the unauthorised structures


The BBMP has finally woken up to initiate the penal proceedings against illegal and unauthorised construction or deviation or violation of the building by-laws, by levying 50% penalty of the existing property taxes on the owners and make the concerned officials and engineers responsible for illegal, unauthorised constructions, violation and deviation from the sanctioned building … Continue reading BBMP has proposed to levy (penalty) of 50% of the property tax for the unauthorised structures

NGT Order on Buffer Zone and its repercussions


The NGT passed the order on 26-04-2016 has created confusion and the BBMP has since then, withdrew or canceled few Occupancy Certificates and Commencement Certificates issued from that date onwards and few/some projects or the buildings approved as per the prevailing bylaws, which are said to be near or close to or within the buffer … Continue reading NGT Order on Buffer Zone and its repercussions

CONVERSION OF `B` KATHA TO `A` KATHA IN BANGALORE


The BBMP has proposed to regularise or legitimise the B katha by collecting FEE and issuing the regular A Katha and the subject is before the Government for its approval. There are some complications in this process.  As the subject is before the Hon`ble Supreme Court, the Government may attract serious rebuttal from the Apex … Continue reading CONVERSION OF `B` KATHA TO `A` KATHA IN BANGALORE

RAJA KALUVE ENCROACHMENT – CLEARING WORK BEGINS SOON


The Government and BBMP are seriously contemplating to revive the removal of the encroachment of raja kaluve and secondary channels in Bangalore during this monsoon to avoid hardship and flooding.  

PAY BBMP PROPERTY TAXES ONLINE WITHIN 30-04-2018 AND AVAIL 5% REBATE


As usual, the cash-starved BBMP has announced the collection of property taxes in Bangalore with a rebate of 5%, if paid within 30-04-2018.  The tax can be paid online and also at designated various banks.

NGT pulls up civic agencies for allowing construction in buffer zone of Kaikondrahalli lake-Plan to buy an apartment near lakes ?


              The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has pulled up civic agencies including Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for allowing construction activities in the buffer zone of Kaikondrahalli lake on Sarjapura road. NGT has also took to task BDA, BESCOM, and other agencies for giving permission for construction of buildings … Continue reading NGT pulls up civic agencies for allowing construction in buffer zone of Kaikondrahalli lake-Plan to buy an apartment near lakes ?

DOCUMENTS AND TAXES – GENERAL LIST FOR THE PURCHASE OF PROPERTIES


Transactions in immovable property are carried out by parties in properties containing the following elements: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (All approvals, NOC, Licenses, Documents, Provisions, Rules, Regulations, Laws, Taxes, Charges, Fees, and Regulations are not applicable to all the properties.  Specific Requirements or eligibility or statutory documents for specific properties.) Generic list OWNERSHIP Original owner. Intermediary owners. … Continue reading DOCUMENTS AND TAXES – GENERAL LIST FOR THE PURCHASE OF PROPERTIES

BANGALORE – SMART CITY – GETS RS.2,219.32 CRORES


Bangalore-The Smart City will get funds for the development The BBMP has drawn up several projects that would help the city stand on a par with other global cities and the work may start from the end of this year, if everything is NORMAL. (Politics) Of the Rs 2,219.32 crore earmarked for the Smart City … Continue reading BANGALORE – SMART CITY – GETS RS.2,219.32 CRORES

127 BBMP WARD COMMITTEES NOTIFIED


The BBMP has notified 127 ward committees, the hearing in the High Court was scheduled tomorrow, it is just a day before the High Court hearing on the matter. It is alleged by a group that NONE OF THE COMMON MAN (CITIZENS) HAVE BEEN SELECTED AS THE WARD MEMBERS.  

Rainy Season and the problems of low lying areas and illegal layouts-Water Pollution and Noise Pollution


Even before the onset of Monsoon, Bangalore received a good spell of rains, but the BBMP as usual was not prepared and the citizens suffered. But, as a responsible citizen, cannot blame the system or the BBMP alone. Illegal construction, blockage of drains, construction in the low lying areas are the main reasons for the … Continue reading Rainy Season and the problems of low lying areas and illegal layouts-Water Pollution and Noise Pollution

BBMP-NGT- NO MORE BUFFER ZONE VIOLATION – 400 PROJECTS AT LIMBO – PRE LAUNCH- GOVINDA !!!!!!!!! GOVINDAAAAA!!!!!!


The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and Karnataka Urban Development Department (UDD) tendered an unconditional apology to the principal bench of the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday, and undertook to withdraw with immediate effect, a circular laying out exemptions from the buffer zone ruling of the tribunal.A UDD letter to the BBMP, dated February 16, … Continue reading BBMP-NGT- NO MORE BUFFER ZONE VIOLATION – 400 PROJECTS AT LIMBO – PRE LAUNCH- GOVINDA !!!!!!!!! GOVINDAAAAA!!!!!!

NATIONAL GREEN TRIBUNAL IS furious at BBMP buffer zone exemptions Circular by the Commissioner, stating that the NGT order does not have retrospective effect


BBMP Commissioner has issued internal circular to the Town Planning Authorities that the NGT order on the Buffer Zone will be PROSPECTIVE.  Those who have already obtained or sanctioned the building plan and other plans need not comply with the buffer zone regulation.  This act has angered the NGT.  NGT has directed the BBMP to … Continue reading NATIONAL GREEN TRIBUNAL IS furious at BBMP buffer zone exemptions Circular by the Commissioner, stating that the NGT order does not have retrospective effect

UNIQUE GIS BASED PROPERTY IDENTIFICATION CARDS FROM BBMP


BBMP has come up with a foolproof property records through GIS with the assistance of ISRO, satellite mapping. New Unique Property Cards will be issued to all the 19 lakh property owners within 2018.

Questions and Queries related to Akrama Sakrama


1). What is FAR? 2). What is Setback? 3). What is height restriction? 4). What is Zonal Regulation? 5). What are the eligibility conditions of the property to apply for the regularisation? 6). How much is the scrutiny fee? 7). How much is the regularisation fee? 8). When the scrutiny fee and the regularisation fee … Continue reading Questions and Queries related to Akrama Sakrama

AKRAMA – SAKRAMA – UPDATE – A NEW YEAR GIFT FROM THE GOVERNMENT FOR THE REGULARISATION OF VIOLATION AND DEVIATION


AKRAMA – SAKRAMA – UPDATE – A NEW YEAR GIFT FROM THE GOVERNMENT FOR THE REGULARISATION OF VIOLATION AND DEVIATION The Government of Karnataka will notify the AKRAMA-SAKRAMA Scheme, may be from 02-01-2017 and the applications can be submitted till April, 2017. In a bid to thwart any attempt to bring in a STAY ORDER, … Continue reading AKRAMA – SAKRAMA – UPDATE – A NEW YEAR GIFT FROM THE GOVERNMENT FOR THE REGULARISATION OF VIOLATION AND DEVIATION

UNAUTHORISED LAYOUTS WITHIN BDA LIMITS – A PRESS REPORT. THIPPAGONDANAHALLI RESERVOIR ENCROACHMENT WILL BE CLEARED – MORE ZONE TO BBMP FOR BETTER ADMINISTRATION


127 unauthorised layouts identified within BDA limits  With 127 unauthorised residential layouts being identified within the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) limits, the government has constituted a high-level committee, headed by the Additional Chief Secretary, to prescribe guidelines for tackling them and also curb formation of new illegal layouts. Disclosing this while replying to Janata Dal … Continue reading UNAUTHORISED LAYOUTS WITHIN BDA LIMITS – A PRESS REPORT. THIPPAGONDANAHALLI RESERVOIR ENCROACHMENT WILL BE CLEARED – MORE ZONE TO BBMP FOR BETTER ADMINISTRATION

PROPERTY TAX RESURVEY BY BBMP-


A NEWS REPORT; BBMP property tax assessment With large properties like malls and tech parks being embroiled in ru the most number of property tax disputes in the city, the civic body has now decided to re-audit all such big properties - tech parks, malls, apartments and industrial units – for property tax assessment. M.K. … Continue reading PROPERTY TAX RESURVEY BY BBMP-