Civic body says no commercial buildings near metro, BRTS

By Accommodation Times Bureau PIMPRI CHINCHWAD An attempt to avoid obstruction and accidents, the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) would not allow commercial buildings near Metro corridors and BRTS. “There will be traffic congestion if there are commercial establishments. There should be houses on the corridors. The area should be highly densified and

MHADA to redevelop 66 buildings in Umarkhadi, Lower Parel, Marine Lines

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI Mumbai Repairs and Reconstruction Board (MRRB) of Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) will be soon redeveloping 66 building located in Umarkhadi, Lower Parel and Marine Lines. From 66 building most of these have become tumbledown and were developed in mid 80’s and 90’s under Prime Minister’s Grant

Over 1.4 lakh buildings in newly 11 merged villages in Pune to pay property tax

By Accommodation Times Bureau PUNE Newly 11 merged villages which have over 1.42 lakh properties, including commercial and residential buildings, will now pay property tax from this April to Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC). The standing committee approved to impose property tax in the outskirts areas on Thursday. The property owners are liable for

52 old government buildings which pose threat to public razed down in Virudhunagar

By Accommodation Times Bureau VIRUDHUNAGAR In Virudhunagar district 52 damaged government buildings were identified and demolished. A Sivagnanam,  district collector of Virudhunagar  said that “Old buildings were being demolished by the PWD, revenue and rural development agency in the district, to ensure public safety.” The buildings that were demolished were schools, including Vetrillaimuruganpatti panchayat

Karnataka HC Continues To Mandate The Solar Heaters For Buildings

By Accommodation Times Bureau The Karnataka High Court has rejected the petition filed by Md Hasnuddin ,which had challenged the rule that makes solar water heaters mandatory for new houses. A resident of Kalaburgi- Md Hasnuddin- had challenged the 2010 notification of the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commissioner which was published in the Karnataka Gazette the same year. The petition alleged the

Thiruvananthapuram Facing Fresh Challenge in Tax Raising From Commercial Buildings

By Accommodation Times Bureau After surpassing major hurdles posed in service tax sector and introducing new tax regime, the revenue wing of the city corporation is now grappling with new challenges from the commercial buildings’ owners. The commercial buildings constructed after April 2011, will have to be valuated under new tax regime. For buildings less than 100

Tamil Nadu RERA Issued notices to Buildings Not Registered With Regulator

By Accommodation Times Bureau The Tamil Nadu Real Estate Regulatory Authority (TNRERA) has sent notices to 320 builders who have failed to register their projects in the Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA) , with the TNRERA, even after the issuance of plan permission. TNRERA trusted sources reveal the truth that the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) had approved construction of