Category Archives: Chennai

Madras HC refuses to relax ban on unapproved layouts

Calling for a comprehensive solution to address the menace of unapproved layouts and indiscriminate conversion of farmlands into housing plots, the Madras high court has, yet again, declined to vacate its September 9, 2016 order imposing blanket ban on registration of unapproved layouts in Tamil Nadu. Source: Times of India

HC ruling spurs demand for ‘DTCP approved’ plots in city

‘DTCP approved’ seems to be the new catchphrase in all the real estate advertisements. Two months after a high court ruling ordering that only plots approved by the Directorate of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) can be registered, the demand for such approved plots has gone up in the city. “In a place like Coimbatore,… Read More »

Registration need not be denied in all cases: HC

When the matter came up before the First Bench, it was informed that registration was not taking place even in some categories that were not covered by the concern of the court. Therefore, it permitted counsel for petitioners who had approached it for relief to categorise their applications based on the nature of the land… Read More »

CMDA waives land use document

Applicants seeking permission for building plans from the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) need not furnish the revenue department’s certificate on land use pattern. The urban planning body has simplified the process of obtaining plan approvals, wherein CMDA would carry out the verification of land records through the database of the revenue department. Source: Timesofindia