No person shall erect or re-erect or make alteration or cause the same to be done. without first obtaining a separate building permit for each such building from the M.C.D. It is in the interest of the public to get the Building Plans sanctioned to ensure that building constructed has adequate structural strength and has provision for light ventilation hygienic conditions and conform to the provisions of Master Plan and Zoning regulations. Constructions raised without sanction are liable for demolition under section 343 and 344 of D.M.C Act and owner/builder can also face regular prosecutions under section 345A read with section 466A of the Act It is also mandatory under section 346 of the DMC Act to obtain a completion certificate without which no person is permitted to occupy or permit to be occupied any such building or permit to be used any building or a part thereof effected by any such work until permission has been granted by the Commissioner in this behalf
INSTRUCTIONS AND GUIDELINES FOR BUILDING PERMIT AND COMPLETION CERTIFICATE IN RESPECT OF DDA’S FLATS
1.BUILDING PERMIT A MUST:
No person shall erect or re-erect or caus the same to be done without first obtaining a separate building permit fr each such building from the M.C.D. It is in the interest of the public to get the Building Plans sectioned to ensure that the are constructing building with adequate provision of light ventilation, hygienic condition and conform to the provisions of Master Plans and Zoning Regulations. Constructions raised without sanction are liable for demolition under Section 343 and 344 of D.M.C. Act and owner / builder can also face regular prosecutions under Sections 345 A & 466 A of the act.
2.ADDITION(S) / ALTERATION(S) ALLOWED IN DDA FLATS:
The Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation, government of India has allowed certain addition(s)/alteration(s) in DDA flats. These are applicable to all flats built and allotted by DDA irrespective of whether these are located in notified and denotified areas. the addition/alternation(s) allowed are catergorized in three categories:-
- Condonable: These are minor addition / alternation(s) which do not require structural changes and can be carried out by the owner (s) without any prior intimation / permission of DDA/MCD.
- Permitted with intimation/permission: these addition / alternation(s) are of major nature which may require structural changes, changes in the service lines and additional coverage.
- Additional coverage permitted with prior permission: the details of all the categories of addition/alternation (s) which have been approved by Ministry of Urban Development & Poverty Alleviation by various orders are given below:
- CONDONABLE ITEMS:
- To convert existing barasati into room provided the wall is made of onoly 15 mm thick.
- Grills and glazing in verandah with proper fixing arrangement.
- Raising heigt of front and rear courtyard wall upto 7’ height by putting up jail/fencing.
- Providing door in courtyard wherever not provided.
- Providing sunshades on doors and windows wherever not provided with proper fixing arrangements.
- Closing the door.
- If the bathroom or WC are not having roof, these may be treated as open urinals and allowed.
- Raising the wall of balcony/terrace parapet with grill or glazing upto 5’ height.
- Construction of open staircase (cat ladder) were no staircase has been provided for approach to ht terrace.
- To put provide additional PVC water tank at ground floor area without disturbing the common passage.
- To provide an additional PVC water tank in the scooter / car garage at the surface level.
- To provide loft/shelf in the rooms without chase in the walls.
- To change the flooring with water proofing treatment.
- To remove half (4 ½”) brick wall.
- To make a ramp at front gate without disturbing the common passage / storm water drain.
- To provide sunshades on the outer windows upto 2’ wide projection.
- To provide false ceiling in rooms.
- To make an opening of maximum size of 2’6”x1’9” for exhaust fan or air-conditioner in existing walls.
- Fixing of door in back and front courtyard.
- Converting of window into Almirah subject to availability of light and ventilation as per Building Bye-laws provided that no structural elements are disturbed and there is no projection extending beyond the external wall.
- Shifting of water storage tank/raising of parapet wall upto 5’ height and putting additional water storage tank, where ever the existing water storage tank capacity is less than 500 ltrs. In a flat, the existing water storage tank can either be replaced by a 500 ltrs tank or if possible the additional tank can be added so as to make the total storage capacity upto 550 ltrs. However, such replacement / provision of additional tank will be done only on the locations specified for such tanks and the supporting beams will be required to be strengthened suitably. Parapet wall around terrace can be increase to a height of 5 ft.
- To shift the front glazing, rooms/windows upto existing chajja.
5.ADDITION / ALTERATIONS (S) PERMITTED WITH PRIOR INTIMATION / PERMISSION:
- Interchange the position of kitchen, bath room & WC with proper connections subject to structure safety. To carryout this interchange, all the allottees of one vertical stack will have to apply jointly.
- Construction of bathroom and WC in the rear courtyard.
- Covering of open terrace with sloping roofs upto 9’ height with lightweight material e.g. fibre glass/AC sheets /GI sheets with pipes and standard angle iron section etc. and enclosing with glazing.
- Removal of original structure and reconstruction with due permission in the case of single storeyed built up flats only subject to the satisfaction of Building Bye-laws and prior approval of MCD.
6.ADDITIONAL COVERAGE PERMITTED WITH PRIOR PERMISSION:
- Covering of courtyard and floor level terraces is allowed subject to fulfillment of Building Bye-laws and structural safety.
- In three or four storeyed flats the owners at upper floor shall have the right to cover the area available as a result of coverage of courtyard/terrace of floor below. In such cases the residents of DDA flats in a vertical stack served by the same staircase should give their consent and jointly apply for permission.
- In two storeyed flats the allottee at first floor will have no right of construction above the courtyard built by ground floor allottee. The upper floor allottee of two storeyed flat can use the roof terrace for extra coverage as permissible.
- A barasati on the roof terrace of the top floor in addition to mumty is allowed. This barsati should preferably be adjoining to the mumty and equivalent to the size of the room below so that construction of wall over wall is ensured at terrace level. This will be subject to the provision of access to the residents of the black for maintenance of water tank, plumbing system, fixing of TV/Cable antennas etc.