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Town Planning

Functions of the Town Planning Department

1. Spatial Planning of Surat City

  1. Development Plan
    1. Physical Planning
    2. Strategic Planning
  2. Micro Level Town Planning Schemes

2. Acquisitions

  1. Public Purpose
  2. Road Widening
  3. Betterment Charges
  4. Rehabilitation

3. Alignment - Road Widening

  1. Disposal of Land and Estate
  2. Development of Land
  3. Allotment of Housing, Shops & Offices
  4. Management of Pay and Use (Parking, etc.)
  5. Advertisement Rights

4. Development Control

  1. Approval of Plan
  2. Control of Hoardings
  3. Encroachment Removal
  4. Collection of Fees & Charges
  5. Hawking Zone

5. Special Projects

  1. Integrated Road Design
  2. Building Design
  3. Project Formulation & Co-ordination (JNNURM/CDP)
Participatory Planning Process
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Scanning & Vectorisation of Maps
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Preparation of Draft Town Planning
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GIS
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Town Planning Scheme Maps
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Step Wise Description of Various Processes

Chronology
Initial Development Plan 1960
Sanctioned 1961
Development Plan for Rander 1961
Development Plan for Adajan 1969
Development Plan of Surat Published Under The Bombay Town Planning Act. 1975
GTP & UD Act-1976 1976
Constitution of Urban/ Area Development Authority 1978
First Development Plan Published 1980
Amendment Published 1982
Sanctioned 1986
Revised D.P.Published 1997
Amendment Published 2001
Sanctioned 2004

Town Planning Scheme (Prepared under the Gujarat Town Planning and Urban Development Act-1976)


Stages of Town Planning Scheme

  1. Draft Town Planning Scheme
    • Govt. Consultation: u\s 41(1)
    • Intention Declaration: u\s 41(1)
    • Owners Meeting: u\s 41(1), Rules No. 17
    • Draft Publication: u\s 42
    • Submission to the State Govt.; u\s 47
    • Sanctioned Draft T.P. Scheme; u\s 48/2
  2. Appointment of Town Planning Officer (TPO): u\s 50 (1)
  3. Stake Holders’ Consultation: u\s 51(1)
  4. Preliminary Scheme submission to State Govt.: u\s 52 (2) & 64
  5. Preliminary Scheme: u\s 65
  6. Board of Appeal: u\s 56
  7. Final Scheme submission to State Govt.: u\s 62 (2)
  8. Final Scheme: u\s 64

Land Acquisition

  • Acquisition Proceedings
    • Negotiation
    • By Land Acquisition Act
    • Road Widening under B.P.M.C. Act-1949
    • By Consent/ Contract
    • Land Transfer from Govt.
Acquisition of Private Land
Compulsory Acquisition >> Stages Acquisition through Agreement >> Stages
  • Standing Committee decision
  • Govt. approval for compulsory acquisition
  • Appointment of land acquisition officer
  • Notification u/s - 4 & 6
  • Compensation
  • Possession
  • Standing Committee sanction
  • Compensation
Acquisition of Government Land
  • By Revenue free transfer
  • By non-revenue free transfer
 

Alignment - Road Widening

  • Declaration of Public Roads
  • Prescription of Road Alignment
  • Modification of Road Alignment
  • Notification - Show Cause
  • Standing Committee Sanction
  • Acquisition of Land under Road Alignment
  • Compensation / Betterment Charges
  • Rehabilitation
  • Stages: Under the provisions of The B.P.M.C.Act 1949, u/s 210 to 216, prescribing alignment of the existing roads are carried out for widening purpose.
    • Prescribing alignment: u/s 210(1)(a) by Commissioner 
    • Prescribing alignment: u/s 210(1)(b) 
    • Notification for objections 
    • Standing Committee sanction 
    • Possession: u/s 212, 213
    • Compensation: u/s 216
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