Hit by criticism, GHMC has decided to clear the pending eligible Building Penalisation Scheme (BPS) applications.
As per official orders, the applications have to be cleared under the Andhra Pradesh Regulation and Penalisation of unauthorised constructed buildings and buildings constructed in deviation of the sanctioned plans rules, 2007. Severe disciplinary action has to be taken in the event of iany delay in the disposing the pending applications. Officials are strictly advised to clear the eligible BPS applications by December 31.
Officials at the level of city planners and deputy commissioners were issued guidelines for disposal of pending eligible BPS applications. Verification with Google map or any other satellite imagery of 2008 is to be executed. Cross checking the existing building is to be executed with regard to date of electricity and water connections, property tax assessment and necessary certification of the case work to be insisted.