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Kolkata: Promoters will lose licence if flat consumers are duped

The Kolkata Municipal Corporation constructions branch will now revoke the change licence of the actual property promoters if determined responsible of duping flat owners.

Earlier, the steps covered penalizing the architects or the licenced constructing surveyors for failing to grant amenities to the flat proprietors as noted in the settlement papers after the completion of a housing venture or standalone condo building.

A promoter engaged in the building of a condominium constructing has already been booked through the constructing branch following complaints from a part of flat owners. The promoter in query is being interrogated by means of the civic officials.

According to a KMC constructions branch source, the civic physique determined to contact the errant promoter thru the architect of a housing mission in Survey Park, positioned off EM Bypass in Borough XII. The Borough XII government engineer has been requested to take a look at the tune file of the promoter earlier than taking a punitive step. “We have already despatched our officers to Survey Park to speak to the affected flat owners. If we discover the promoter is at fault, we may additionally have to revoke his change licence,” stated a KMC structures branch senior official.

The KMC structures branch has determined to preserve a watch on a part of the actual property promoters who have been accused of both now not retaining commitments and imparting quintessential facilities to the flat proprietors or fleeing earlier than making use of for a completion certificates from the civic body, stated an official. Without a completion certificate, it is tough for the flat proprietors to practice for water provide or drainage lines.

“We frequently get flooded with calls from residents throughout the metropolis complaining about a part of truant promoters fleeing after the building of an condominium constructing barring making use of for a completion certificate. As a result, the flat proprietors fall into bother as they cannot follow for water or drainage connections with a CC. They go through even in addition as our inspectors frequently discover deviations in such housing tasks and we company them as unlawful structures,” stated a KMC structures branch official.

The mayor Firhad Hakim from time to time has requested the constructions branch to take motion in opposition to a area of architects or licenced constructing surveyors (LBS) for the sufferings of the flat owners.

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