Chandigarh Administration has notified the Chandigarh Building Rules (Urban) Amendment, 2018” vide notification No. 11/2/70-UTFI (4)-2018/10157 dated 06.07.2018

Chandigarh, 17th July 2018: The Chandigarh Administration has notified the Chandigarh Building Rules (Urban) Amendment, 2018” vide notification No. 11/2/70-UTFI (4)-2018/10157 dated 06.07.2018 and in view thereof, I Ajoy Kumar Sinha, IAS, Chief Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh, in exercise of the power conferred under Section 4 of the Capital of Punjab (Development and Regulation) Act, 1952, hereby order to make the installation of mandatory Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant for existing residential and non-residential buildings in Chandigarh upto 17.11.2018.

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In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3 and 22 of the Capital of Punjab (Development and Regulation) Act, 1952 as adapted by the Punjab Re-organization (Chandigarh) adaptation of Laws (on State and Concurrent Subjects) Order, 1968

Chandigarh, 17th July 2018: In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3 and 22 of the Capital of Punjab (Development and Regulation) Act, 1952 as adapted by the Punjab Re-organization (Chandigarh) adaptation of Laws (on State and Concurrent Subjects) Order, 1968 and all other powers enabling him in this behalf, the Administrator, Union Territory of Chandigarh is please to amend Rule 16 of Chandigarh Estate Rules, 2007 as under:-

  1. These rules may be called the Chandigarh Estate (Amendment) Rules,
  2. These rules shall come into force from the date of publication in the Chandigarh Administration Gazette.
  3. In the Chandigarh Estate Rules, 2007, for Rule 16, the following shall be substituted:-

“No fragmentation or amalgamation of any site or building shall be permitted.

[Provided that the amalgamation of two or more adjoining sites with the same ownership shall be permissible only in the case of commercial, industrial and residential sites subject to the condition that the revised plans are approved by the Competent Authority prior thereto. However, the said amalgamation in respect residential sites will not be applicable to the EWS Category, residential plots/units of Chandigarh Housing Board and other rehabilitation Schemes for affordable housing under special schemes of Govt. of India and the Chandigarh Administration.]

Provided further that the fragmentation of any site shall be allowed if such fragmentation is permitted under any Scheme notified by the Administration.”

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In exercise of the powers conferred under Section 5(2) and 22(1) of the Capital of Punjab (Development and Regulation) Act, 1952 as adapted by the Punjab Re-organization (Chandigarh) adaptation of Laws (on State and Concurrent Subjects) Order, 1968

Chandigarh, 17th July 2018: In exercise of the powers conferred under Section 5(2) and 22(1) of the Capital of Punjab (Development and Regulation) Act, 1952 as adapted by the Punjab Re-organization (Chandigarh) adaptation of Laws (on State and Concurrent Subjects) Order, 1968 and all other powers enabling him in this behalf, the Administrator, Union Territory of Chandigarh is please to amend Rule 4.1 of the Chandigarh Building Rules (Urban) 2017, notified vide No. 11/2/70-UTFI (4)- 2017/6994-A, dated25.07.2018, as under:

  1. These rules shall be called the “Chandigarh Building Rules (Urban) (Amendment) – 2018”
  2. These rules shall come into force from the date of publication in the Chandigarh administration Gazette.
  3. In the Chandigarh Building Rules (Urban)- 2017, under Rule 4.1, after Clause No. 34, Clause No. 35 be inserted and henceforth be read as under:-

Amangamation of two or more adjoining Residential plots with the same ownership having contiguous zoned area shall be permitted subject to the following terms and conditions:

  1. The sites to be amalgamated shall under the same ownership.
  2. The development control regulations applicable i.e. category of plot, zoned area, coverage norms etc. Will be as per the size of the plots after the amalgamation. However, the front and rear building line shall be maintained as per the original category of plots for ensuring uniform street picture in view of adjoining plots.
  3. The rear courtyard coverage will be on one side of the amalgamated plot as per the standard zoning uploaded on official website of Chandigarh Administration for various categories of plots. However, for non standard plots for example corners etc., the applicant shall seek revised zoning plan from the office of the Chief Architect, U.T., Chandigarh.
  4. In case of residential sites falling in Marla category, the building controls/frame control, wherever applicable shall continue to the applicable and no change whatsoever shall be permitted in the external facades, elevations, projections and building set back lines. The frame controls/outer façade controls must be maintained in such a way that the amalgamated plots do not appear to be a single unit but a distinct units of the original category of plots so that the urban design character of the entire street is not compromised.
  5. The amalgamation of sites hall be permitted by the Estate Officer, U.T., Chandigarh as per the relevant rules and regulations subject to no dues with regard to the freehold/leasehold properties.
  6. Once the permission is granted by the Estate Office, U.T., Chandigarh for the amalgamation, then the revised building plans will be got approved by the owner as per the revised zoning plan/prevailing norms/procedure etc.
  7. The processing charges for amalgamation of residential plots shall be Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand.)
  8. In case the amalgamated plot is to be reinstated to its original category, then charges @ 10% of the prevailing collector rates of the size of the amalgamated plot shall be applicable.
  9. The scheme shall continue to be governed by the prevailing provisions/laws/notifications including the other conditions of Chandigarh Estate Rules, 2007.

The general public can access the said notification on the official website of Chandigarh Administration at the address www.chandigarh.gov.in .

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In exercise of the powers conferred under Section 5(2) and Section 22(1) of the Capital of Punjab (Development and Regulation) Act, 1952 as adopted by the Punjab Re-organization (Chandigarh Adaptation of Laws on State and Concurrent Subjects) Order, 1968

Chandigarh, 17th July 2018: In exercise of the powers conferred under Section 5(2) and Section 22(1) of the Capital of Punjab (Development and Regulation) Act, 1952 as adopted by the Punjab Re-organization (Chandigarh Adaptation of Laws on State and Concurrent Subjects) Order, 1968 the Administrator, UT, Chandigarh is pleased to amend the Chandigarh Building Rules (Urban) 2017, notified vide No. 11/2/70-UTFI (4)- 2017/6994-A, dated 25.07.2018, as under: -

  1. Short Title and Commencement:In the Chandigarh Building Rules (Urban), 2017, the note of Annexure 2 appended with Sub Rule (iii) of Rule 13.4 shall be substituted as under:
    1. These Rules shall be called the “Chandigarh Building Rules (urban)- Amendment-2018.”
    2. These shall come into force from their publication in the official gazette.

“NOTE:-

Height of the module structure carrying solar panels shall not be counted towards the total height of the building as permitted by building Rules.

No approval will be required from the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation or Estate Office for putting up solar plants in existing or new buildings.

Installation of Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants must be done on the existing Buildings within such time period as may be specified by Chandigarh Administration from time to time.”

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In pursuance of the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi’s order bearing No. 14020/02/2018. UTS-I, dated 15th June, 2018, the Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh is pleased to designate Sh. Milind Mahadeo Dumbere, IPS (AGMUT:2006) as Senior Superintendent of Police (Headquarters)

Chandigarh, 17th July 2018: In pursuance of the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi’s order bearing No. 14020/02/2018. UTS-I, dated 15th June, 2018, the Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh is pleased to designate Sh. Milind Mahadeo Dumbere, IPS (AGMUT:2006) as Senior Superintendent of Police (Headquarters), Union Territory, Chandigarh with immediate effect.

2. He shall also look after the additional charge of Assistant Commandant Home Guards & Communications, Union Territory, Chandigarh.

3. The Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh, is pleased to entrust the charge of FRRO and IRBn, with Senior Superintendent of Police (Law & Order), Union Territory, Chandigarh.

4. The Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh, is also pleased to entrust the charge of Superintendent of Police (Vigilance) to Sh. Ravi Kumar Singh (AGMUT:2012) in addition to the charge of Superintendent of Police (Crime & Operations), Union Territory, Chandigarh with immediate effect.