Bhiwandi Surrounding Notified Area
Preparation of Development Plan for Bhiwandi Surrounding Notified Area.
The Government by its notification dated 17th March, 2007 (published in Government Gazette on 19th April, 2007) has appointed the MMRDA as 'Special Planning Authority' for Bhiwandi Surrounding Notified Area which includes 51 Villages (revised 60 villages) of Bhiwandi Taluka of Thane District. The Authority has declared its intention to prepare Development Plan for the said Notified Area in the Gazette on 7th February, 2008.
As per Resolution No.1257 of MMRDA passed in its 129th Meeting dated 8th September 2011, MMRDA published the Draft Development Plan of the said Notified Area on 28th December, 2011 for inviting suggestions/objections from public within a period 30 days, under the provisions of section 26(1) of the MR & TP Act, 1966. The Authority received 2431 suggestions/objections from the public. The Planning Committee, constituted under section 28 (2) of the Act has given the hearing from 13th March 2012 to 16th May 2012 to the persons who have filed the suggestions/objections. Based on the Report of Planning Committee on these suggestions/objections, MMRDA published the Modified Draft Development Control Regulations on 05th September 2012 under section 28(4) of the Act and submitted to Govt. for its sanction on 08th October 2012 under section 30(1) of the Act. Similarly, MMRDA published the Modified Draft Development Plan on 20th December 2012 under section 28(4) of the Act and submitted to Govt. for its sanction on 21st December 2012 under section 30(1) of the Act. The Govt. has forwarded the said Draft Development Plan to the Director, Town Planning, Maharashtra State, Pune for its scrutiny. The preparation and submission of various documents, Proformas, Report, etc. which are required for the scrutiny by the said Office are in progress.
The Development Plan shall come in force after its sanction from the Government.
No payment has been made to the Consultant for preparation of Development Plan for the said Notified Area from the budgetary provision of Rs. 0.50 Cr. for financial year 2012-13.
As per the provisions of Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act, 1966, the Development Permission proposals received by this office which includes proposal of Rental Housing within this area are being processed. The Development charges of Rs. 0.74 Cr. have been paid to the MMRDA during financial year 2012-2013.
In the above three SPA areas, this office from April, 2012 till March, 2013 end has received 4279 cases (which includes Development Permissions, Zone Certificates, No Objection Certificates, cases received from different Government Offices, RTI cases, reference related to Development Plans) out of which 3982 cases has been disposed and 297 cases are under process