04. ISSUANCE OF OCCUPANCY



INSPECTION OF THE PREMISE FOR ISSUANCE OF OCCUPANCY CERTIFICATE 

1.BRIEF 

Name of Service

Inspection of the Premise for Issuance of Occupancy Certificate

Department

Urban Development & Housing Department

Regulatory Framework

Bihar Building Bye-Laws-2014 

Service Condition  

As per the Bihar Building Bye-Laws-2014, all construction or work for which a permit is required and granted shall be subject to inspection by the Authority prior to the issue of the occupancy permission. 

Competent Authority for conducting  the site inspection 

Designated Officer of the Planning Authority/Chief Municipal Officer of the respective municipalityor a team of officials constituted by her/him

2. INSPECTION PROCEDURE 

1.The applicant shall submit the “Notice of Completion” in Form-XII to the authority requesting the issue of occupancy certificate. 

2. Upon receipt of such notice the authority would direct a team of official to conduct a site inspection. A prior information would be sent to the applicant for the inspection. 

3a.The team of officials shall visit the site within 15 days.  

3b.The team will verify the following facts: (i) Number of floors, (ii) Building height, (iii) External Setbacks, (iv) Building Line, (v) Parking space provision, (vi) Abutting road width, (vii) FAR, (viii) Tree Cover, (ix) Water harvesting structures and (x) Land if required to be surrendered etc.  

3c.The team shall record the deviations made from the approved plan. Implementation of Life Safety provisions as mentioned in National Building Code 2005(Group-1 Part-IV Fire and Life Safety-4) shall also be inspected wherever applicable.  

4.After the inspection a report would be prepared and submitted for further action if required. A copy of the inspection report shall also be made available to the builder/ developer. 

VI. TRADE LICENSE 

1.BRIEF 

Name of Service

Trade License Department Urban Development & Housing

Department

Application Method

Online

List of prescribed documents to be submitted

1. Address Proof and Identity Proof

2. Lease Deed/ Legal Occupancy

Approving Authority

Designated Officer of the Planning Authority/Chief Municipal Officer of the respective municipality

Prescribed Timeline for service delivery (from date of application)

30 days (Notified under Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Act, 2016) 

II. APPLICATION & APPROVAL PROCEDURE 

1. Keep the scanned/ soft copy ready of all the necessary documents as mentioned above. 

2. Please visit the site https://nagarseva.bihar.gov.in/udhd/Home.html and file the online application.  For step by step filing of online application form please refer to the Annexure-A below. 

4a. Once the payment is received, the competent authority shall verify and issue the Trade license. Signed copy of the trade license then can be downloaded by the applicant.  

3a. Online verification of documents will be done by the ULB officials.

3b. Once the application is scrutinized, the authorized official will generate the LoI seeking requisite payment from applicant for issuing the License. An sms/email shall be sent to the applicant for making the requisite payment.

3c. Applicant can see the details of the LoI and requisite payment to be made at their respective dashboard on the porta

3d. Please make the online payment against the LoI through the portal. 

VII. MUNICIPAL WATER CONNECTION

1. BRIEF

Name of Service

Municipal Water Connection

Department

Urban Development & Housing Department

Application Method

Manual 

List of prescribed documents to be submitted 

1. Malgujari Rashid of up to date payment of the property where connection is required

2. Copy of the aadhar card of the applicant

3. Copy of the latest electricity bill payment of the premises where the connection is required

4. Map of the proposed house/ building duly signed by the registered plumber and the applicant 

Approving Authority 

Designated Officer of the Planning Authority/Chief Municipal Officer of the respective municipalit

 Application Fee

As decided by the Municipality from time to time

Prescribed Timeline for service delivery (from date of application)

30 days (Notified under Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Act, 2016) 

II. APPLICATION & APPROVAL PROCEDURE 

1. Fill in the Form-I. Copy of Form-I for water connection is at Annexure-B below.

2. Attach all the requisite documents mentioned above.  

3a. Please submit the filled in application form along with the attached requisite documents to the ULB counter.

3b. Application fee, as decided by the concerned municipality, shall have to be deposited with the application.  

4a. Verification of application/ documents will be done by the ULB officials.

4b. Once the application is scrutinized, the authorized official will issue the connection order.

4c. In case there is any discrepancy in the application and/or documents, the applicant shall be informed. Once the discrepancy is resolved the connection order shall be issued.   

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