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Town Planner Member
Bangalore Development Authority
T. Chowdaiah Road,
PUBLIC NOTICE: REGARDING GOVERNMENT NOTIFICATION NO.UDD/286/MNY 2003 DATED 26/02/2004
As per the Government Notification vide No.UDD/286/MNY/2003, Dated: 26/02/2004, the
Powers of the Planning Authority under section -
The Plan considers the present situation, the various growth trends at work and future issues. It integrates key influencing factors including City's natural environment, its heritage, and issues of economic efficiency and social equality.
Bangalore Development Authority is the Planning Authority for Bangalore Metropolitan
area. As a Planning Authority, BDA has to prepare the Comprehensive Development Plan
(CDP) for Bangalore Metropolitan area. CDP will be revised once in ten years as per
section 25 of the Karnataka Town and Country Planning Act 1961. The first Comprehensive
Development Plan for Bangalore Metropolitan area was approved on 12.10.1984. Subsequently
Revised CDP was approved on 05.01.1995 which is still in force. The total jurisdiction
of BDA as per Revised CDP is 1279 Sq. Kms. area. Out of this, the Green Belt area
covers 682 Sq. Kms. The conurbation area (urbanisable area) is 597 Sq. Kms. including
spotted development. Out of this conurbation area, about 225 Sq. Kms. areas is the
Bangalore Mahanagara Palike area. BDA has now taken up re-
Metropolitan area of BDA covers the following taluks as per 1995 Revised CDP.
Bangalore East (Now called)
THE MAIN ACTIVITIES OF THE SECTION ARE AS FOLLOWS :
• Preparation of Comprehensive Development Plan for the Bangalore Metropolitan Area.
BDA is the Planning Authority for Bangalore Metropolitan Area. Comprehensive Development Plan will be revised once in 10 years as per section 25 of K.T. & C.P. Act 1961. The first Comprehensive Development Plan for Bangalore Metropolitan Area was prepared and approved on 12.10.1984. Subsequently Revised Comprehensive Development Plan was approved on 05.01.1995 which is still in force. As per Section of 25 KT & CP Act 1961. BDA has taken up revision of Comprehensive Development Plan which is under active progress.
• Preparation of schemes and layouts plans for BDA schemes.
After acquisition of lands by BDA, Town Planning Section will prepare for BDA lands under section 16(d) of BDA Act 1976. At present Authority has taken up Arkavathy scheme providing for 20,000 sites.
• Approval of residential Industrial & Commercial Layouts in favour of House Building
After receipt of applications from HBCS, individuals and institutions, proposal will
be examined as scrutinised with reference to the Zoning of Land use regulations of
RCDP and also land use of RCDP. No Objection Certificates from BWSSB, Bescom, Pollution
Control Board are required in addition to other documents such as ownership conversion
of land etc. Likewise authority also receives application for approval of development
of plan for group Housing. In this case if it is more than Ground + Four and above
Floors, No Objection Certificates from Air Port Authority, Telecom (BSNL) Fire-
• Change of Land Use.
Authority receives applications for change of land use from Residential to Commercial, Industrial to Residential, Public and Semi Public to Residential etc. This application will be processed under section 14: A of KTCP Act 1961. Objection from the public will be invited fro calling objections, if any within16 days from the notification published in the New Papers. After this subject will be placed before the Committee for taking a decision. The cases which are approved by the Committee will be sent to the Government for according approval for Change in Land Use. After seeking Government Approval, a necessary fee is to be collected and Commencement Certificate will be issued.
• Scrutiny of Multi Dwelling Apartments.
Town Planning Section furnishes opinion for sanctioning Multi Dwelling Apartments when cases referred by the Engineering Section.
• Approval of Bifurcation & Amalgamation of Plots.
Approval granted as per the provisions of Zoning Regulations.
• Furnishing Technical opinion on planning matters to various other sections of BDA, Government department and agencies. Town Planning Section furnishes opinion in respect of Town Planning matters, both within the state and outside the State Government and other agencies.
SECOND REVISION OF COMPREHENSIVE DEVELOPMENT PLAN :
Under Section 25 of the KTCP Act, 1961 Revision of Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP) activity is periodic, once in ten years. The CDP of Bangalore, which was originally prepared and approved by Government in 1984 and later revised (first revision) and approved in 1995, needs second revision based on up to date physical developments and trends in growth of the Metropolis. Also, it is mandatory, under Section 25 of the KTCP Act to revise the CDP within 10 years after it is approved by Government.
Accurate, comprehensive and scientifically prepared base maps at different scales
were necessary to commence the work on Second Revision to CDP. For this purpose Government
in December 1998 approved the proposal of BDA for getting maps prepared from Aerial
Photography by the NRSA of Hyderabad. NRSA had delivered first proof plots at scale
1:2,000 by July 2002. The proof plots were checked and returned to NRSA. NRSA was
to effect corrections to maps and deliver second proof plots. Digital data and hard
copies of the corrected maps are adequate to carry out planning surveys and planning
studies. Therefore, work on Second Revision to CDP could commence from April, 2003.
For the second revision of CDP and other services under the Indo -
The commercial contract was finalised and signed on the 2nd of June 2003, officially launching the MSDI project, comprising among other activities, the 95 CDP revision.
To tackle the CDP revision exercise in the time frame and legal frame work (section 25 of the KTCP Act), four main components have been initiated in parallel:
a. A wholistic data collection process among the main private and public stakeholders.
b. A comprehensive ground Existing Land Use Survey including the CMC's and the BCC areas
c. "Urban diagnosis" and furnishing the "scientific" elements for 2020 "Bangalore vision"
d. The mapping and data consolidation activities, comprising of the preparation of the spatial data for urban planning and city management perspectives (data modelling, detailed data base and GIS design, etc)
City diagnostic surveys have been completed by the consultant which covers major
areas like population structure, Urban pattern, social development, socio-
The map supplied by the NRSA in the scale of 1:2000 comprising of 699 tiles which was delivered to the consultants have been corrected for Geometrical consistency and standardization and all the maps are made GIS enabled.
In addition, ward maps have been prepared for all the CMCs after collecting data from the concerned CMCs.
The complete integration of survey numbers along with the existing village boundaries has been completed and exact boundaries of all the administrative limits of CMCs within BDA limits are marked. The digital version of the existing land use is prepared for all the agglomeration areas covering an extent of more than 500 sq.km.
ESTABLISHMENT OF SURVEY CONTROL POINTS :
Scientifically prepared large-
AIRFIELD ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE :
1. Government vide its order No. HUD 98 TTP 80 dt. 26.08.1980 have constituted a Committee for Airfield Environmental Management under the Chairmanship of the Chairman, BDA. For this Committee the Town Planner Member of the Authority is the Member Secretary. Now, the Government is pleased to reconstitute the Committee for Environmental Management of Bangalore Airfields including the areas of the proposed International Airport at Devanahalli vide Govt. Order No. UDD 115 BEM RUPRA 2002 Bangalore dated 12th August 2002. Newly reconstituted committee held its 1st meeting on 7.9.2002 under the chairmanship of BDA Chairman.
As per the proceedings of the meeting, it was decided to write to the Government
to include the a. Commissioner, BDA; b. Commissioner, BMRDA; c. Chairman, BIAAPA;
d. Chief Manager (Air Traffic Control), HAL, Bangalore and e. Principal Secretary
to Govt. Animal Husbandary Dept. as members in the committee. And it was felt that
2. Within the LPA, land use violations are being identified and in such cases suitable action is being initiated under K.TCP Act 1961.
3. Technical opinion is being furnished by the Town Planning Section to the Government, local bodies and to other agencies as and when referred to.