Building byelaw


IMPHAL, Oct 6: MAHUD Minister Th Shyamkumar has said that experts will start surveying all the buildings and structures located inside the area covered by Imphal Municipal Council within October 15, to find out those structures  which violate the IMC Building Bye-law 2019 and to take up necessary legal action.
Speaking to media persons at his quarters today, Shyamkumar said that in the past, no buildings were allowed to have more than 3 storeys but with the coming of the IMC Building Bye-Law 2019, approval was given for buildings to have 7 storeys.
As per the Bye-Law, the buildings located in the area covered by the IMC, should acquire post facto approval of the  Bye-Law along with consulting the necessary experts.
It is also necessary for the owners of old buildings to get their structures certified as per the Bye-Law, he said adding that those buildings found violating the rules will be checked by the experts within October 15 and necessary legal action will be taken up.
He then appealed to the people to refrain from constructing buildings on agriculture lands and to obtain proper permission, consult experts and follow proper rules before taking up any form of building construction.