What are the Points that I should Check in the Construction Permission while Buying a House?
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You can always get copy of the approved plan with construction permission from builder. This can also be obtained under RTI Act, if he doesn’t supply it.
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While scrutinising the construction permission and approved plans you must check the following:
- Whether the plans are stamped and signed by authority showing the description of the land on which the project is proposed.
- Detailed plans of the building showing rooms, balcony, staircase, toilets, lift, open space etc.
- Margins i.e. open spaces to be provided from front road as well as adjoining / neighbour plots.
- Permissible construction on the ground floor.
- Maximum height allowed for construction
- Location of common open plot, if applicable in large projects.
- Whether such plans have been prepared by the licensed architect. The certificate of architect pertaining to the same.
- Certificate of structural engineer stating that he has designed as per the provision of Indian standards or standards applicable in particular country.
- Certificate from the clerk of the work / site engineer stating that he will supervise the work and he will be carried out as per the approved plans and specifications and prescribed quality standards and specifications.
- Calculation as to what is the FSI and how much FSI has been used and how much is unused?
- Who has the right to use the balanced FSI in future?
- The provision of parking for two wheelers, four wheelers.
- Location of common infrastructure like Under Ground water tanks, Pumping station, Transformer etc. in case of large projects.
- Location from where the water and drainage connections would be made.
- Date of permission, validity of permission, whether permission is valid on the date you want to start construction.
- Any other special conditions attached with the permission.