Mumbai: Small buildings need only 51% consent for redevelopment

By Accommodation Times Bureau In a major relief for redevelopment of buildings having fewer than 11 flat owners, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday said the requirement of 70% consent would be reduced to 51%. Most of the private smaller buildings registered under the Maharashtra Apartment Ownership Act (MAOA) stand to benefit. A minimum

Maharashtra Cabinet sanctions regularization on Illegal Buildings

  By Accommodation Times Bureau The state cabinet of Maharashtra has sanctioned the issuance of an ordinance to enable regularization of unauthorized constructions built before December 31, 2015. The legislative assembly had approved the amendment of the Maharashtra Regional Town Planning Act to enable regularization; however the council had not cleared it. An official from the

128 million units of power to be saved:1500 state govt buildings to get energy efficient

By Accommodation Times Maharashtra government planning to save 128 million units of power , by making 1500 state government buildings ‘energy efficient’. The Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) announced on Thursday that it will enter on this monolithic  project of installing 23,000 energy efficient air-conditioners, 11 lakh LED lights and 8 lakh

Legalising Illegal buildings

By Dr Sanjay Chaturvedi, LLB, Phd. On 1st April 2017, both the house of Maharashtra state legislature have passed an amendment under Maharashtra Regional Town Planning (MRTP) Act to enable legalising of illegal structures in state which were carried out on or before December 31, 2015. The Amendment says that those seeking

BJP promises OC to all buildings in BMC Poll Manifesto

By Accommodation Times Bureau BJP, which is now fighting Mumbai Municipal election of its own have promised to resolve the issues pertaining to Occupancy Certificate (OC) if voted to power in BMC. Hundreds and thousands of buildings in Mumbai are without OC. Occupants are paying double the tax, water charges and