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Building Permission Authority, LDA

Government has vested powers to LDA under J&K Control of Building Operations Act, 1988 for regulation of building activities in the local jurisdictional area. Under this activity building permissions are granted to any desirous person by following a well laid out procedure as per the standing norms. The requirements include:-

1. Applying on prescribed application form

2. Revenue documents stating thereon the title of the land owner. The document is prepared by the concerned Patwari and has to be attested by the Tehsildar of the area;

3. 16 copies of building plan duly prepared and authenticated by a registered Architect /Draftsman;

4. NOC from Assistant Commissioner, Revenue regarding title of land;

5. NOC from Assistant Commissioner, Nazool, Srinagar;

6. NOC from Custodian General incase of Evacuee property;

7. NOC from Chief Town Planner, Town Planning Organisation, Kashmir;

8. NOC from PDD;

9. NOC from UEED (S&D) Division;

10. NOC from Collector Land Acquisition, LDA;

11. NOC from Executive Engineer, Lake Division No. 2nd, J&K LDA;

12. NOC from Waterworks Division, Srinagar.

Authenticated Revenue documents as well as the requisite NOCs from various offices are to be got by the applicant himself /herself. After obtaining the revenue documents along with the NOC’s as quoted above, the desirous persons have to deposit the documents with the VC’s office alongwith the prescribed application form. Format of the application as well as the format for seeking NOCs from various offices can be downloaded here:

(Form 1, Form 2, Format for NOC)

The case is then put up for deliberations before the BPA which meets at regular intervals of 02 weeks app. The cases cleared in the meeting are immediately disposed off by asking the clients to deposit the BP fee which is as under:

For residential houses

♦ Ground floor - Rs.5/Sft

♦ 1st floor - Rs.4/Sft

♦ Second /Attic floor & above - Rs.4/Sft

For commercial establishments

♦ Ground floor - Rs.50 /Sft

♦ 1st floor - Rs.50 /Sft

♦ Second /Attic floor & above - Rs.40/Sft

Fee for compound walling /chain link fencing - Rs. 8/Rft

For Government Hospitals, School Buildings & Urban Local Body Buildings - Rs. 10/Sft /Floor

For Basement Parking - Rs. 10/Sft

Repairs and re-roofing - Rs. 50/Rft

Registration Fee:

For proper permission (pre-revised) - Rs. 310/-

For petty permission (pre-revised) - Rs. 150/-


For places of worship, religious, trusts, there is a concession in the fee which is as follows:- Providing, however, no construction fee except the registration fee shall be charged on account of erection/re-erection of places of worship, religious/social trusts but for erection/re-erection of commercial assets 50% of building fee in vogue shall be chargeable from them.

The building permission granted is normally valid for a period of 3 years from the date of decision in the Building Permission Authority. Renewal is possible only and after obtaining the NOCs as per norms and deposition of BP fee afresh.

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