A SURVEY accomplished through the UT Property Workplace has discovered that More than 90 per cent of vehicle groups have constructed unauthorised structures on their premises in violation of constructing bye-legal guidelines.
There are a total of 52 companies dealing in automobiles and -wheelers operating from Segment I and Section II of Industrial Region. Out of the overall, 37 are in Phase I, of which premises of most effective are as consistent with sanctioned constructing plan. In Segment II, simplest three corporations were observed complying with the sanctioned building plan.
The survey changed into ordered after Chandigarh Newsline highlighted evident building bye-laws violations dedicated in a showroom walking a couple of vehicle corporations, Harbir Motors, in Section I of Business Region.
The general public of the businesses, which includes of main automobile producers, have made alterations in their constructing plans, as a consequence violating building bye-legal guidelines and constructing zoning line. In some instances, construction on the plot is More than the permitted floor Area ratio (A long way). Far is the ratio of the total ground Region of a constructing to the Area of land it is constructed on. Some agencies have additionally set up cellular towers and car raise and scouse borrow railings in area of boundary walls.
As according to the inspection report, Pasco Vehicles placed at plot quantity 2, Industrial Location Segment I, tops the list with 15 listed violations. The corporation has built unauthorised temporary sheds past zoning Vicinity on the rear and front side. These sheds are getting used for workshop, washing cars, Office, keep, safety room. A brick wall has been built to make a department inside the plot.
Amit Arora, general supervisor of Pasco Vehicles, advised Chandigarh Newsline that they had taken the plot on hire and all the construction became already thereafter they shifted in 2000. “We’ve got no longer constructed any structure,” stated Arora, adding that he changed into now not aware that the systems have been unauthorised.
Berkeley Tata Motors and Suzuki car placed on plot quantity five in Commercial Area Segment I have divided the plot into two elem
Ranjeev Dahuja, of Berkeley Automobiles, conventional to have made minor alternations which may be eliminated. “We will get rid of the brief structures. We had to improve them out of compulsion,” he said.
The Property Workplace will now ship notices to all the organizations for removing the violations. “We need them to first put off the structures on their own. In the event that they fail, then notices can be issued against them,” said UT Deputy Commissioner Ajit Rainbowbalaji Joshi.
Coming in defence of the auto companies, B S Saluja, president of Chandigarh vehicle Dealers Affiliation, stated that they had deviated from sanctioned building plan out of compulsion and not by way of choice. “The existing constructing norms aren’t conducive for change. The bye-legal guidelines want to be reviewed,” he said. He, however, said that they do no longer help any blatant violation which cannot be covered under need-primarily based change.
Almost six months after blatant violations of building plans were noticed at main showroom of Harbir Cars, the Estate Office has did not get the violations removed. The owner is running dealerships of more than one Vehicles on nook plot 182 close to Ordinance Cable Factory, measuring 3 kanals. “Motion will be taken towards every body. We are able to no longer let everybody off the hook,” claimed Joshi.