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Online Building Permission

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Building Permission

Citizens of Guwahati need to apply for “No Objection Certificate” for construction of RCC Buildings which falls under the jurisdiction of Guwahati Municipal Corporation area. The process for application includes two components:
1. Planning Permit, which is issued by Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) as per current building byelaws and then forwards the application to GMC for those buildings that fall under GMC jurisdiction.
2. Building Permit, which is issued by Guwahati Municipal Corporation after certain procedures.

Procedure followed by GMC

After recieving the application forwarded by GMDA, GMC follows the following precedure:

Building Permission upto G+2

  1. The applicant’s proposal along with the application forms and necessary documents as per requirement is received by the Computer Section after which it is sent for Land Records Inspection where verification of land documents is done.
  2. The Concerned Zonal Engineer of the ward where the building is to be constructed, scrutinizes the drawing submitted by the applicants.
  3. The file is then forwarded to the Associate Planner for recommendation of the approval.
  4. The Associate Planner then forwards the applicant’s file to the Additional Commissioner. The Additional Commissioner on approval forwards the file to the Commissioner.
  5. The “No Objection Certificate” for Building Permission is finally approved by the Commissioner.

Building Permission above G+2

  1. The applicant’s proposal along with the application forms and necessary documents as per requirement is received by the Computer Section after which it is sent for Land Records Inspection whereby verification of land documents is done.
  2. The Concerned Zonal Engineers of the ward where the building is to be constructed scrutinizes the drawing and other required documents etc. submitted by the applicants.
  3. After the Zonal Engineers report, the file is sent for scrutiny and recommendation by the Technical Committee.
  4. After receiving the recommendations and scrutiny report from the Technical Committee it is forwarded to the Associate Planner (AP) whereby the proposal is forwarded to Additional Commissioner after the AP’s approval.
  5. The Additional Commissioner then accepts and forwards the file to the Commissioner.
  6. The Commissioner finally approves the NOC.

The whole procedure usually takes 45 days for issuing ‘No Objection Certificate’ for building permission. It may extend if any objections arises.

To learn how to apply, documents needed, etc, click on How to Apply for Building Permission

Whom to contact

Deepak Bezbarua
Associate Planner
Planning Branch, GMC
1st Floor, Uzanbazar, GMC Office
Ph: 9435031895
email: dbezit@gmail.com

Santanu Saikia
Associate Planner
Planning Branch, GMC
1st Floor, Uzanbazar, GMC Office
Ph: 9127057816
email: santanudas.apgmc@gmail.com