05. APPENDIX



APPENDIX I

(Bye-law 9 (3))  

Qualifications for registered architects, registered engineers and licensed supervisors.  

The minimum qualification for a Registered Architect shall be the Associate Membership of the Indian Institute of Architects or such Degree or Diploma, which makes him eligible for such membership.  The minimum qualifications

for a Registered Engineer shall be the Corporate Membership (Civil) of the Institute of Engineers (India) or such Degree or Diploma in Civil, Municipal or Structural Engineering which makes him eligible for such membership.  

The minimum qualifications for a Licensed Supervisor shall be qualification in Architecture or Engineering equivalent to the minimum qualification prescribed for recruitment to non-Gazetted service by the Government of India plus 5 years experience in building design, construction and supervision. 

[APPENDIX – I-A FEE

(See bye-laws 4 and 14) 

SR.NO DETAILS  AMOUNT
(1) (2) (3)
1 Application fee Rs. 10 per application
2 Scrutiny fee in respect of application for  planning  permission  and  revised plans: Scrutiny fee for application for planning    permission    and    revised plans:  
  I. Residential (Pucca building) For       Planning       permission       application       for developments upto 300 sq.m. – Re. 1 per sq.m. and developments  exceeding  300  sq.m.,  Rs.  1.50  per sq.m.  of  built  up  areas.  When  a  revised  plan  is submitted  for  the  first  time,  Re.  1  per  sq.m.,  for second revision, re. 0.50 per sq.m., for third revision it is Re.0.25 per sq.m. and for fourth and subsequent revision,    no    scrutiny    fee    shall    be    collected. Recognised   charitable   institutions   /   organisations serving the poor, orphanages, institutions for mentally retarded children, which are run for the welfare of the society,  shall  pay  the  scrutiny  fee  only.  Scrutiny  for revised   drawings   received   from   these   institutions without  any  change  in  the  shape  of  buildings  or arrangement of  buildings involving minor corrections such   as   missing   signature,   small   corrections   in dimension,  correction  in  plot  to  tally  with  document, etc.,   will   not   attract   this   levy.   However,   these
institutions  shall  pay  scrutiny  fee  when  submitting revised plans involving additional floors.
  II. Thatched building / hut Rs. 50 for huts of floor area up to 50 sq.m.; and Rs. 100 for floor area exceeding 50 sq.m.
  III.        (a) Commercial Three times the rate of the residential use
  (b) Industrial Two times
  (c) Institutional Two times
  IV. Lay-outs / Sub-divisions Scrutiny  fee  of  Rs.  0.50  per  sq.m.  For  revision  of approved lay-out, it shall be Rs. 0.25 per sq.m.
3. Service   charges   for   issue   of   No- objection    Certificates     and    other
certificates
Rs. 10 shall be collected as service charges for issue of NOCs and other certificates.
4. Miscellaneous:  
  (a)  Construction  of  well  /  tube-well  / bore-well Rs. 25 each
  (b) (i) Construction of water-closet Rs. 25 each
  (ii) Construction of Septic tank Rs.   25   and   Rs.   50   each   for   residential   and commercial/industrial use respectively.
  (iii)   Construction   of   Septic   tank with
anaerobic filter
Rs.     150     for     residential     and     Rs.     300     for commercial/industrial use respectively.
  (c)  Construction  of  compound  wall not exceeding 2.50m in height. Rs. 10 per 10 running metre.
  (d) Construction of drain Rs. 6 per 10 running metre.
  (e)  Provision  of  doors  on  external sides Rs. 10 per opening
  (f)  Provision  of  windows  on  external sides Rs. 5 per opening
5. Revalidation     of     sanction     before expiry

Half the rate prescribed for fresh sanction. ] 4

 

[APPENDIX-II]

Conditions of Licence  

1. It is the duty of the registered Engineer/Architect/Licensed Supervisor that in all matters wherein he is employed or engaged:  

(a) to comply with any orders passed and communicated to him by the Chairman; and  

(b) to satisfy himself that the survey boundaries of the site or sites for building and the streets with their dimensions are correctly marked in the site plans or layout plans and that no encroachments are made into any street or other Municipal and Government land.  

 2. In the case of every building plan prepared by him for the construction, reconstruction, alteration or addition to any building, he shall besides, complying with the requirements of the Pondicherry Building Bye-laws and Zoning Regulations furnish a report dealing with the existing state of affairs (accompanied by such plans as may be necessary to show the state of existing building or buildings in the site with adequate details), the proposed works the calculations, if any, for the designing of the floors or roofs walls and other parts of the structure or building and the nature of the soil or sub-soil of the site and as to how the safety and stability of the foundations were determined by him.  

3, The registered Engineer/Architect/Licensed Supervisor shall not, while employed as such Engineer/Architect/Licensed Supervisor, do anything prejudicial to public interests, and the objects for which he is licensed, or be a party to any evasion or attempted evasion of the provisions of the Act and the Rules, Bye-laws and Regulations made there under and if he has reason to believe that the owner or other person employing or engaging him entertains such intentions, he shall forthwith report the same to the Chairman, Planning Authority. 

          Material Safe bearing capacity Tonnes per sq.m.  Tonnes per sq.ft. 
1 2 3
(a )  Rocks and cemented material: (1) Rocks hard without lamination and defects e.g. granite, trap and diorite 

 (2) Laminated rocks (e.g. sandstone, limestone) in sound condition 

 (3) Residual deposits of shattered and broken bed rock and hard shale; cemented material 

 (4) Soft rock

328164

 

15 30     

87 8 

 

44 4 

 

13

15

8

4

 

(b )  
Dense non-cohesive: (1) Gravel sand and gravel; compact and offering high resistance to penetration when excavated by tools 

 (2) Coarse sand; compact and dry

(3) Fine sand; compact and dry

(4) Very fine sand; silt (dry lumps easily pulverized by the finger) 16 

44 4 

44 4

22 2

16

4

4

2

1.5

(C)Non-cohesive soils in loose conditions:   

(1) Loose gravel or sand gravel mixture loose course to medium sand; dry 

 (2) Fine sand; loose and dry

22

11

2  

(d ) 
Cohesive soils :   

(1) Soft shale; hard or stiff clay in deep bed; dry 4  

2) Medium clay; readily indented with a thumb nail

(3) Moist clay and sand clay mixture which can be indented with strong thumb pressure

(4) Soft clay indented with moderate thumb pressure

(5) Very soft clay which can be penetrated several centimeters with the thumb

(6)Black cotton soil or other shrinkable or expensive clays in dry condition (50 per cent saturation) 

44

22

16

11

5

16

6

2

1.5

1

0.5

(e ) 
Granite soil, fills etc.:   

(1) Fills or made up ground (2) Peat, etc. 
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  See foot note        below 

Foundation design of made-up soil and peat requires careful study and expert technical advice should be taken while designing foundation in such situation.  No figures for bearing capacities of these soils can be given in a general way. 

Storey above groun
d level

Height of wall in metres above plinth
Level
Length of wall in metres Thickness of walls in centimeters
  Exceedin g Not exceeding Base ment
floor
Groun d floor First floor Seco nd
floor
Third floor Fourt h floor Fifth floor
(1) (2) (3) (4)           (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)
1 --   Any           30 20 -- -- -- -- --
      length            
1 3.0   Any           40 30 -- -- -- -- --
      length            
1 4.0   Any           50 40 -- -- -- -- --
      length            
2 --   Under 10     30 20 20 -- -- -- --
2 --   Over 10       40 30 20 -- -- -- --
2 6.0   Under 10     40 30 30 -- -- -- --
2 6.0   Over 10       50 40 30 -- -- -- --
3 --   Under 10     40 30 20 20 -- -- --
3 --   Over 10       50 40 30 20 -- -- --
3 9.0   Under 10     50 40 30 30 -- -- --
3 9.0   Over 10       60 50 40 30 -- -- --
4 --   Under 10     50 40 30 30 20 -- --
4 --   Over 10       60 50 40 30 30 -- --
4 12.0   Under 10     60 50 40 30 30 -- --
4 12.0   Over 10       70 60 50 40 30 -- --
5 --   Under 10     60 50 40 30 30 30 --
5 --   Over 10       70 60 50 40 30 30 --
5 15.0   Under 10     70 60 50 40 30 30 --
5 15.0   Over 10       80 70 60 50 40 30 --
6 --   Under 10     70 60 50 40 30 30 30
6 --   Over 10       80 70 60 50 40 30 30
6 18.0   Under 10     80 70 60 50 40 40 30
6 18.0   Over 10       90 80 70 60 50 40 30

SCHEDULE-III

(Bye-law 57 (1)

 Minimum thickness of external and party masonry walls of public and industrial buildings 

Height of wall (h) in metres Length of wall to metres  Thickness t1 in centimeters Thickness t2 in centimeters
Exceedin g Not exceeding Exceeding Not exceeding
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
-- 7.6 unlimited 30 --
7.6 9.1 -- 13.7 30 --
7.6 9.1 13.7 -- 40 --
9.1 12.2 -- 9.1 30 --
9.1 12.2 9.1 13.7 40 --
9.1 12.2 13.7 -- 50 --
12.2 15.2 -- 9.1 50 --
12.2 15.2 9.1 13.7 60 --
12.2 15.2 13.7 -- 70 --
15.2 18.3 -- 13.7 60 --
15.2 18.3 13.7 -- 70 --
18.3 21.3 -- 13.7* 60 --
18.3 21.3 13.7 -- -- 70
21.3 24.4 -- 13 60 --
21.3 24.4 13.7 -- --

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The extra 10 cm. (or 4”) thickness of wall is required because the length exceeds the 13.7m.(or 45’) which may be confined to plasters properly distributed, of which the collective widths amount to at least a quarter of total length of the wall.  

Note: t1 is the thickness at the base of a wall of any length and not greater than 18.3 m. (or 60’) in height and of any height and length not greater than 13.7m (or 45’)  

t2 is the thickness at the base of wall of height greater than 18m. (or 60’) and length   than 13.7m.(or 45’).   

GOVERNMENT OF PONDICHERRY Health, Electricity and Works Department (G.O.Ms.No.46/82-Housing, dated 22nd May, 1982)  
NOTIFICATION

In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 53, 54 and 55, read with clauses (n) and (o) of sub-section (2) of section 81 of the Pondicherry Town and Country Planning Act, 1969 (No.13 of 1970) and of all other powers enabling him in this behalf, the Lieutenant-Governor, Pondicherry hereby makes the following rules, namely:-

1. Short title and commencement-

(1) These rules may be called the Pondicherry Town and Country Planning (Levy of Development Charges) Rules, 1982.

2. They shall come into force from the date of publication in the official gazette.

2. Definition

-In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires:-  (a) ‘Act’ means the Pondicherry Town and Country Planning Act, 1969 (No. 13 of 1970);

(b) ‘Authority’ means the Planning Authority constituted under sub-section (1) of section 11 of the Act;

(c) ‘Change of use’ means the change of use of land or building, as the case may be, from the use specified in Present Land Use Map or Present Land Use Register;

(d) ‘Form’ means Form appended to these rules;

(e) ‘Institution of use’ means putting any land or building, as the case may be, into any use for the first time;

(f) ‘Miscellaneous use’ includes all uses other than industrial, commercial, residential and agricultural uses;

(G) ‘Residential building rate’ means the rate of development charges, as may be determined by the Authority in respect of building after taking into account the building value generally obtaining in the area, for new construction for residential use.  Provided that such rate in respect of any building shall not be determined by the Authority at less than Re.0.50 per sq.metre and more than Rs.2.25 per sq.metre;

(h) ‘Residential land rate’ means the rate of development charges, as may be determined by the Authority after taking into account the land value generally obtaining in the local area, in respect of any land for the institution of use for residential purpose;    Provided that such rate in respect of any land shall not be determined at less than Rs.2000 per hectare

(i) ‘Section’ means section of the Act; and  (j) ‘Senior Town Planner’ means the Town Planner appointed by the Government under section 10.

3. Assessment of development charges:-

(1) Development charges shall be assessed and levied on the institution of use or change of use of any land or building or development of any land or building.  (2) All unused vacant land shall be deemed to be land used for agriculture for purposes of assessment of levy of development charges.  

4. Rates of development charges:-

Subject to the provisions of section 53, development charges shall be levied for institution of use or change of use or development of the land or building, as the case may be, and shall be levied at the rates specified in the Schedule appended to these rules.

5. Mode of application, etc.:

(1) Any person, who intends to carry out any development or to institute or change of use of any land or building, for which permission is required under that Act, shall apply in Form-I to the Authority for assessment of the development charges payable in respect thereof before 30 days of the commencement of the work.

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rule (1), where the Authority is satisfied that any person is liable to pay development charges, it may serve a notice on such person calling up him to state, within such time as may be prescribed in the notice, as to why development charges shall not be levied on him.

6. Determination of development charges:-

The Authority on receipt of the application under sub-rule (1) of rule 5 or the explanation to notice issued under sub-rule (2) of the said rule shall, after obtaining such report as it may consider necessary from the Senior Town Planner, determine whether or not, and if so, what development charge is leviable in respect of the development or institution or change of use of the land or building, as the case may be, and issue a provisional notice of demand for payment of development charges in Form-II to the person concerned.

7. Final assessment of development charges:

The Authority after taking into consideration the objection, if any, that may be filed by such person in respect of the provisional notice of demand issued under rule 6, shall finally assess the development charges payable by such person and issue a notice in writing communicating such assessment in Form-III.

 8. Payment of development charges:-

The development charges shall be paid within 30 days from the date of communication of assessment order under rule 7.  

9.Appeal :-

1)Every appeal against the order of assessment of development charges preferred under section 55 shall be made within 30 days from the date of communication of the notice of demand under rule 7.  

(2) The appeal shall be in Form-IV in duplicate and shall be accompanied by the order appealed against in original or certified copy thereof.  

3) The appeal may be sent to the Board by post or may be presented to the Authority or to such authority as the Board may appoint in this behalf, by the appellant or by any person duly authorized by him.

10. Disposal of appeal:-The Board shall, after giving the appellant reasonable opportunity of being heard, pass such order on the appeal as it thinks fit, and communicate the order to the appellant and the Authority.

11. Exemption:

Notwithstanding anything contained in these rules, no development charges shall be leviable on development or institutions of, or change of use of any land vested in or under the control or possession of the Central Government.

12. Repeal of rules 69 of the Pondicherry Town and Country Planning Rules, 1974:-

Rules 68 and 69 of the Pondicherry Town and Country Planning Rules, 1974 are hereby repealed :  Provided that such repeal shall not affect the preview operation of the rules so repeated or anything duly done and suffered there under :  Provided that such repeal shall not affect the previous operation of the rules so repealed or anything duly done and suffered there under.  Provided further that any order made or action taken under to rules so repealed shall be deemed to have been made or taken under the corresponding provision of these rules.  

N. PALANISSAMY, Under Secretary to Government

 

Sl.
No.
Category use Rate
(1) (2) (3)
Part-I-Land
1. Institution or first change of use to--
  (a) residential Residential land rate
  (b) Industrial one-and-a half time the residential land rate.
  (c)Commercial Two times the residential land rate
  (d) Miscellaneous Two-thirds of the residential land rate
2. Subsequent change of use--  
  (a) from miscellaneous to Commercial one-and-a half time the residential rate
  (b) from miscellaneous to residential One-fourth residential rate
  (c) from residential to commercial One-fourth residential rate
  (d) all others Half of the residential rate
3. Other developments One-tenth of the residential rate
Part-II-Building
1. New construction/addition to existing construction or first change of use to--
  (a) residential Residential building rate
  (b) Industrial one-and-a half time the residential building rate.
  (c)Commercial Two times the residential building rate
  (d) Miscellaneous Two-thirds of the residential building rate
2. Subsequent change of use--  
  (a) from miscellaneous to Commercial one-and-a half time the residential building rate
  (b) from miscellaneous to residential One-fourth residential rate
  (c) from commercial to residential One-fourth residential rate
  (d) all others Half of the residential rate
3. Other developments One-tenth of the residential building rate

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