Q1. What is meant by unapproved and illegal layout?
A: a) Land which is sub-divided into plots without permission from Competent Authority.
b) Sub-division of land and sale of plots without approval from the Municipal Corporations,
Municipalities and Urban Development Authorities and Metropolitan Development Authority
as the case maybe.
c) Un-authorized illegal layouts would also include tentative layouts approved by Municipal
Corporation/Municipalities/Urban Development Authorities / and Metropolitan
Development Authority where plots have been sold without Obtaining final layout approval.
d)Gram Panchayat layouts (covered in UDA/Master Plan) without prior approval from Director
of Town and Country Planning/Urban Development Authority / and Metropolitan
Q2. What are the advantages of regulating an unapproved layout?
A: a) Regulation of unapproved layouts will entitle the applicant to get building permission from
the Competent Authority.
b) Civic amenities like roads, water supply, drainage, streetlights will be provided subject to
total payment of all required charges by all plot owners.
c) The unapproved layout areas will be brought in to the fold of planned development of the
Q3. What are the consequences if one does not apply for regulation of unapproved layout?
A: The following consequences have to be faced:
a) No building permission will be given.
b) Such layout plots will be treated as continuing offence and exemplary penalties as per law
would be levied.
c) No regular water supply connections and services like roads, drainage, streetlights will be
extended in such areas.
d) Information will be sent to Registration Department to enter the land into Prohibitory Register
of lands and no sale / disposal or transactions shall be allowed in such sites.
e) Other enforcement action including demolition of the building if any on such plot/plots shall
Q4. Whether the layout regulation scheme is applicable to all Gram Panchayat areas also?
Q5. Whether a layout approved by a Gram Panchayat (covered in UDA limits or Master Plan limits)
without technical approval of Director of Town & Country Planning/Urban Development
Authority is a valid layout?
Q6. If I have purchased a plot in unapproved layout, can my plot be regularized under this
A: Yes, It can be regularized subject to submission of application along with sale deed executed
prior to date of notification of the Rules and payment of prescribed fees and charges.
Q7. The layout owner has taken an approval from the Gram Panchayat with technical clearance
of Director of Town & Country Planning / Urban Development Authority but subsequently
changed the layout and its constituent plots, open spaces and roads and I purchased a plot based
on this changed layout on ground. Can my plot be regularized?
Q8. The owner has sold away the open spaces in the approved layout by carving plots. Can these
Q9: If total area of the site is 3 acres and only 10 plots holders having plots of 250 sq.yards each
apply for approval, whether the owners of 10 plots can get their plots regularized?
A: Yes. The plot holders who come forward for regulation of their plots will be considered for
approval subject to u conditions.
Q1O: A100 ft Master Plan is proposed through our colony layout. The alignment of the said 100
ft road is passing through plot and in adjoining plots which have buildings. Can my plot and the
said adjoining plots be regularized?
A: Plots affected in Master Plan road will not be regulated.
Q11: Can I purchase a plot in an unapproved layout after the date of notification and come
forward for regularization payment of all fees and charges?
A. No. This scheme is applicable only for plot owners who have registered sale deed executed
prior to the date notification of the Rules.
Q12: The neighboring land owner has blocked a road by showing the end of the road as plot and
constructed a building. Can this plot blocking the road be regularized?
Q13: I have a plot in a layout approved by Gram Panchayat falling in UDA limits without getting
technical clearance from UDA. Do I need to apply for regulation under this scheme?
Q14:1have a plot in a layout approved by Gram Panchayat without getting technical approval
from the DT&CP but covered by the sanctioned Master Plan. Do I need to apply for regulation
under this scheme?
Q15: Whether charges for regulation of unapproved layouts can be paid in installments?
A: Yes. The penalization may be remitted in installments i.e., 10% of the amount or minimum of
Rs. 10,000/-shall be paid along with the application form and balance amount shall be paid within
6 months from the date submission of the application.
Q16: I have constructed a building in an unapproved plot. Can I apply for regulation of my plot
A: Yes. You have to file separate applications, one for regulation of unapproved plot and another
for penalization regulation of unauthorized building.
Q17: What is the method for computation of the betterment Charges, Conversion charges and
shortfall of open charges?
A: The computation of the required fees and charges have been simplified and given in the
working sheets in three tables along with the application which can be computed with the help
of registered architect or licensed technical personnel.