Press Esc to close
Sunday 23 April 2017
News updated at 7:21 PM IST

'Action against those flouting zoning rules'

Bengaluru, Feb 8, 2017, DHNS 2:46 IST
K J George
Bengaluru Development Minister K J George on Tuesday said directions have been issued to take action against those running illegal commercial activities in residential areas.

Replying to Congress’ N A Haris in the Legislative Assembly, he said Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has already started issuing notices to owners of such properties in the city. Using more than 20% of a plot on a road less than 40 ft wide for commercial purposes is illegal according to zoning regulations, he added.

The minister said the BBMP council has formed a committee of corporators to look into the issue of illegal commercial activities in residential areas. Appropriate measures will be taken based on the committee’s report, he added.

George said that the existing green belt area will be protected while preparing the new master plan for Bengaluru.

To another question by C T Ravi of the BJP, the minister said the BBMP has not sold any public building for raising money. Currently, 11 public buildings in Bengaluru are mortgaged for a loan of Rs 1,434 crore.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A group of flamingos at Sewri Jetty in Mumbai...

A group of flamingos at Sewri Jetty in Mumbai...

Union Minister for Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharati being welcomed ...

Union Minister for Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharati being welcomed ...

Lithium Urban Technologies has created an eco -friendly solutions for corporate transport...

Lithium Urban Technologies has created an eco -friendly solutions for corporate transport...

The French air force's Patrouille Acrobatique de France aerobatic team performs at Langley...

The French air force's Patrouille Acrobatique de France aerobatic team performs at Langley...

Smoke billows out after a major fire broke out in Railway Coach Factory at Nishatpura in Bhopal...

Smoke billows out after a major fire broke out in Railway Coach Factory at Nishatpura in Bhopal...

Girls with painted faces taking part in an awareness campaign on the occasion of World Earth Day...

Girls with painted faces taking part in an awareness campaign on the occasion of World Earth Day...

A Tamil Nadu farmer drinks urine during their ongoing protest over drought relief funds...

A Tamil Nadu farmer drinks urine during their ongoing protest over drought relief funds...

A two wheeler moves through a waterlogged street after heavy downpour in Agartala...

A two wheeler moves through a waterlogged street after heavy downpour in Agartala...

School girls with painted faces during 'Save Earth' awareness program on the eve of World Earth...

School girls with painted faces during 'Save Earth' awareness program on the eve of World Earth...

AC machine does on road level work at Kalaburgi Airport at Srinivas Saradagi in the outskirts...

AC machine does on road level work at Kalaburgi Airport at Srinivas Saradagi in the outskirts...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.