Mumbai(Chhatrapati Shivaji) International Airport Notified Area (CSIANA)
Government by its Notification dated 14th May 2009 has appointed Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) as a Special Planning Authority for Mumbai International Airport Notified Area. As a Special Planning Authority, MMRDA has taken up the task of preparation of Development Plan for the Notified area as per the provisions of Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act, 1966 (MR&TP Act, 1966). Accordingly, as per section 23 of the MR&TP Act, 1966, MMRDA by its Notice published in the Maharashtra Government Gazette on 24th December, 2009, declared its intention of preparation of Development Plan for the Notified area. Subsequently, as per section 24 of the said Act, Government by its Order dated 6/10/2010 has appointed Sr. Planner, Town & Country Planning Division as the Town Planning Officer. Subsequently, MMRDA prepared the Interim Draft Development Plan for part of the notified area and published the same on 6th January, 2011 for inviting suggestions/objection from the public.
The Planning Committee on 16th September, 2011 has heard total 35 suggestions / Objections including the 26 suggestions / objections received within the stipulated period, the suggestions / objections received thereafter, these received in other Divisions and those submitted directly by the applicants to the Planning Committee. Thereafter the Planning Committee submitted its report, along with its remarks to the Authority on 30th September, 2011.
The Authority in its 130th meeting held on 7th March, 2012 considered the Interim Draft Development Plan, along with the report of the Planning Committee and approved to submit the same with certain modifications to the Government for sanction. Accordingly, the modified interim draft development plan for the Notified Area was published on 16th July, 2012 and submitted to the Govt. on 6th August, 2012 for sanction. However, since as per the amendments in the MR & TP Act, 1966, the plan was not submitted to Govt. within the prescribed time, the Govt. appointed Dy. Director, Town Planning, Greater Mumbai for completing the remaining procedure. Dy. Director, Town Planning, Greater Mumbai published the Modified Interim Draft Development Plan on 19th November, 2012 and submitted the same to the Govt. on 3rd January, 2013 for sanction.
As a Special Planning Authority, MMRDA is issuing Development Permissions in the Notified Area. In the reporting year, MMRDA has issued Development Permission up to plinth level in two cases and above plinth level in three cases. In the reporting year, development charges of Rs.1,69,46,629/- is recovered from the applicants in Mumbai International Airport Notified Area.