City Update

Town Planning Department

Town Planning Department

The Planning Department is headed by Executive Engineer, and authorized to give plan approval and building permission for the residential building area above 1500 sq.ft. and for the non-residential building above 100 sq.ft. He is also authorized to acquire land for the Corporation and submit new lucrative and income-yielding projects to the Corporation.

Plan Approval & Building Permission:

Plan approval and building permission is given by the Assistant Commissioners of respective zones for residential buildings whose area is 1500 sq. ft. and for non-residential buildings whose area is 100 sq.ft.


Advertisement charges are being collected by this Corporation for hoardings put up within the Corporation limit.

Panchappur Bus Terminus(Integrated Bus Terminus):

Government has sanctioned to construct an Integrated Bus Terminus at Golden Rock Zone, Viralimalai Road, Panchappur area on 150 acres of land.

Town Survey Section:

Town Survey Section comprises of 3 survey officers and 6 field assistants, deputed by District Survey office, whose salaries are paid the Tahsildar office. 1/3rd of their salary amount is being reimbursed by this Corporation. Their duty is to identify encroachment, and settle land disputes among public name transfer in pattas. Also, the Assistant Director of Survey has been requested to survey the newly added 8 Nos. of revenue firkas to this Corporation.

Rain Water Harvesting:

Awareness among the public about Rain Water Harvesting has been created by this Corporation through camps, processions and NGOs and so far Rain Water Harvesting Structures have been constructed in this Corporation limit. Moreover, Rain Water Harvesting is being insisted upon as a pre-condition for obtaining plan approval and building permission. .