Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Wednesday issued sealing/demolition order for the building constructed at the estate of Kothi Bagh behind Ali Jan Shopping Complex, Lal Chowk.
According to the statement issued, the officials said that the permission was granted for ground plus five-storey building with parking at ground floor whereas the owners have not only violated setbacks permitted from North and West sides but also made huge deviations in plinth area and exceeded the number of story’s as well.
SMC Commissioner, Dr Shafqat Khan in this regard, has issued orders to seal the structure and further the Financial Adviser (Department of Vigilance) was directed to immediately fix the responsibility on the concerned erring officers who had allowed the illegal portion of construction of the said complex.
Furthermore, the work on the said building has immediately been stopped, the statement added.
Meanwhile, the legal wing of Corporation has been directed to expedite the process of filing objections in the various courts pertaining to unlawful building activities and ensure speedy disposal and vacation of stay orders wherever such orders have been granted by respective courts.