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Deputy Commissioner issues strict directions against illegal construction

Last Updated on May 24, 2022 at 7:10 pm

The District Administration Anantnag issued a circular today directing officials to act tough against illegal constructions in the district.

The illegal construction includes those being taken up without soliciting building permissions from Municipalities/ competent authorities or without applying for change of land use.

As per the circular issued, Tehsildars /BDOs/ Agriculture Extension Officers have been directed to stop all such illegal constructions until prior permission for change in land use has been sought by the parties. Further SDMs / Tehsildars have been directed to report all such cases to the registering authorities so that no sale/ transfer of such properties can be affected.

Further, Revenue/ RDD/Agriculture departments have been directed to put up an exhaustive list of all such illegal constructions along with geo tagged photographs and stop such constructions immediately while issuing notices to the defaulters.

Jal Shakti and Power Development Departments were also directed to ensure that no water supply, electricity and other allied services like sewage treatment, drainage etc shall be provided to such illegal constructions.

The circular states that any loss to exchequer on account of illegal constructions shall be fixed on the erring official in case of any violations.