The BBMP has issued only 13 Occupancy Certificates in 2016-17, of which 3 are commercial projects and 10 are residential apartments.
There are few hundred projects which had been completed and few hundred housing apartment projects are underway, but only few builders and the apartments have the MANDATORY OCCUPANCY CERTIFICATE.
Between 2011-12 to 20161-7, the BBMP has issued around 300+ Occupancy Certificates and the remaining buildings or projects or apartments DOES NOT HAVE MANDATORY OCCUPANCY CERTIFICATE, it means, that buildings or apartments or projects are NOT WORTH BUYING OR OCCUPYING.
The recent floods and the havoc caused by the rains is MAN MADE. In one of the flood affected areas, the road width is 30 feet and there were several apartment complexes having more than 20+ apartments and the entire narrow road, in bangalore south, J.P.Nagar, has about 400 to 500 apartments, NONE OF THE BUILDINGS HAVE OCCUPANCY CERTIFICATE AND HAS NOT BEEN CONSTRUCTED AS PER THE SANCTIONED BUILDING PLAN AND THEY ARE ILLEGAL, IRREGUALR AND UNAUTHORISED.
IT HAS BEEN RECENTLY NOTICED THAT A MAJOR IRREGULARITY HAS CREPT IN THE PROCESS OF SANCTIONING BUILDING PLANS IN THE BANGALORE EAST TALUK, DELIBERATELY HUSHED UP BY BOTH THE BBMP/BDA AND THE DEVELOPERS AND BUILDERS, WHEN CONFRONTED WITH LEGAL/LEGITIMATE EVIDENCE, THEY BACK OUT, STATING `THIS IS WHAT WE HAVE AND IT IS LEGAL` IF YOU ARE INTERESTED BUY IT, OTHERWISE, GET LOST. DUE TO THE RECENT PRICE HIKE, THE BUYERS ARE IN TEARING HURRY TO BOOK AND BUY PROPERTIES, WITHOUT PROPER SCRUTINY.
VERY SOON, THESE VIOLATIONS AND IRREGULARITIES WILL BE BROUGHT TO BOOK BY NEW GOVERNMENT.
THERE IS HIGH RISK INVOLVED IN BUYING PROPERTIES WITHOUT BBMP KATHA. PROPERTIES WITH B FORMS MAY HAVE DEFECTS, DISCREPANCIES AND IS IN CONTRAVENTION TO THE PREVAILING MUNICIPAL AND TOWN PLANNING LAWS. IT IS ISSUED TO PROPERTIES WITH VIOLATION, NON COMPLIANCE AND IS IN CONTRAVENTION TO THE PRESENT STATUTES.
PURCHASERS OF THE PROPERTIES MUST EXERCISE UTMOST CAUTION. BANK LOANS WILL NOT CONFER THE TITLE NOR KATHA(BBMP LIMITS)
THE HONOURABLE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA HAS COME DOWN HEAVILY ON THE OFFICIALS FOR NOT HAVING ACTED ON THE ILLEGAL, UNAUTHORISED BUILDINGS, BUILDINGS WHICH HAVE VIOLATED THE BY LAWS AND BUILDINGS WHICH HAVE BEEN BUILT WITHOUT TOWN PLANNING APPROVALS.
IT IS DANGEROUS TO BUY BUILDINGS WITH DEVIATIONS. THE RBI HAS DIRECTED THE BANKS TO SANCTION LOANS ONLY TO THE BUILDINGS AND PROPERTIES, WHICH ARE BUILT AS PER THE SANCTIONED BUILDING PLAN.
BESCOM AND BWSSB DOES NOT SUPPLY POWER AND WATER TO THE BUILDINGS WHICH ARE BUILT IN CONTRAVENTION TO THE PREVAILING LAWS AND THE BUILDINGS WHICH HAVE DEVIATED/BUILT AGAINST THE BY LAWS OR SANCTIONED BUILDING PLANS. THE OWNERS/BUILDERS/DEVELOPERS SUBMIT THE SANCTIONED PLAN AND OBTAIN THE POWER AND WATER. IF AT ANY POINT OF TIME, IF IT IS BROUGHT TO THE NOTICE IN WRITING WITH PROOF AND EVIDENCE, THE SUPPLY WILL BE DISCONNECTED.