Layouts are approved under provisions of Karnataka Town & country Planning Act 1961 and Karnataka Urban Development Authority Act 1987. The followingÂ procedure is adopted while approvingÂ Â and developingÂ private layouts.
Every person submitting a Plan for subdivision of plot or a layoutÂ shallÂ submit such Plan to a scale not less than 1:500 and shall include.
2.Â AfterÂ receiving the application, the documents submitted by the applicant are verified and the draft layout is prepared conforming to land use and proposals of the Master PlanÂ approved as per KTCP Act 1961 and its zoning regulations and sub-division regulations. By conducting site inspectionÂ considering/taking into account the ground conditions and with a view to preserve natural valleys, drains, rivers etc., and then the draft layout is modified if necessary considering theÂ Road circulation,Â hierarchy of roads etc.,
3.Â Once the authority resolves to approve the plan, a notice to the applicant will be served to pay the required fees under sectionÂ 18 of KTCP Act and rule 37 (A)Â of Karnataka Planning Authority Rules 1965. ActionÂ will beÂ taken by Technical (Engineering) Section of the Authority to prepare estimates for civilÂ works withÂ the assistance of concerned PWD (as per current S.R), estimate for the electrical work from the concerned Electricity BoardÂ and estimate forÂ developmentÂ of parksÂ with the assistance of Horticulture Department. If theÂ applicant intends to take up the related works by the concerned Department Authority/Board, the Authority will collect the entireÂ estimated amount from the applicant and remmit the same to the respective Department/AuthorityÂ Board or if the applicant intends to takeÂ up such development works by himselfÂ Â then he can approach the concerned Department/Authority/Board by himself andÂ pay the supervision fees to the concerned Department/Authority/Board and may carry out the work through private registeredÂ contractors. TheÂ applicant shall then submitÂ to the authority a completion certificate issued by theÂ concernedÂ Department/Authority Board. If the authority decides to takeÂ up theÂ civil worksÂ by itselfÂ estimate will be preparedÂ by the Engineering Section of authority as perÂ prevailing PWD schedule of rates and will issue a notice to the applicant to pay 4%Â supervision charges and 17.5% ETP charges on the estimated amount inÂ addition toÂ the estimated amountÂ of civil works under section 32 of the Karnataka Urban DevelopmentÂ Authority Act 1987.
4.Â After collecting the statutory fee under theÂ provision of KTCP Act, 1961 and developmentÂ fees for various developmentÂ worksÂ under Karnataka Urban DevelopmentÂ AuthorityÂ Act, 1987 the AuthorityÂ will release the layout only after obtaining the relinquishment deed for the transfer of ownership of roads, parks and open spaces and civic amenity areas to the Authority/MunicipalityÂ free of cost. The Authority will execute the development of civil works by itselfÂ and the applicant shall carryÂ out other works such as water supplyÂ Â and sewerage works under theÂ supervision of KUWSSB, electricity works under theÂ supervision ofÂ concerned Electricity Board Company, development of parks and play ground under the supervision/assistance of Horticulture Department. The Authority will spend the development chargesÂ so collected for the development of concerned layout only and these works will have to beÂ completed with in the stipulated period.
5.Â IfÂ the applicant submits the application to take up civil worksÂ by himselfÂ he will be permitted to do so by collecting supervision charges at the rate of 4%Â of the estimated value and alsoÂ byÂ taking an affidavit from the applicant to theÂ effect that the civil works will beÂ completed as per the specifications of the EngineeringÂ Member of the Authority. The applicant shall obtain a certificateÂ from the EngineeringÂ Member of the AuthorityÂ regarding completion of civil work as specifiedÂ by the Authority. The applicant shall also have toÂ Â produce completion certificates of other works from the respective Boards and Departments after completing the otherÂ developmentalÂ works. Applicant should takeÂ necessary action to implement Rain Water Harvesting system and plantation of TreesÂ in the layout.
6.Â Private Developers should invariablyÂ produce NOCs obtained fromÂ concerned Authority. KUWS & DB and Electricity Board.
7.Â Private Developers shouldÂ strictly follow solid waste management guidelines.
8.Â AfterÂ the applicant handsÂ over roads, parks/open spaces and civic amenity sites to the Authority/MunicipalityÂ under Section 32 of Karnataka Urban DevelopmentÂ Authority Act, 1987, the Authority willÂ initiate action toÂ release the layoutÂ plan byÂ followingÂ all the procedures as directed in the Government Circular No. Na.A.E. 112 Bem.Roo.Pra 2005 dated 26-05-2005 and release the sites as specified.
9.Â The concerned technical officers of the Urban Development Authority and the Local Authority will jointly inspect the quality of developmental works and the layoutÂ from time to time. Joint inspection will be made at least 4 to 5 times and stages of development and inspection report will be documented during joint inspection. AfterÂ the completion of the developmentÂ works theÂ Authority will hand over the layoutÂ i.e., roads parks & open spaces to the concerned Local Authority forÂ maintenance. IfÂ any problem arises between the Authority and theÂ Local Authority while such handing over, the Authority will send a proposal for joint inspectionÂ by the DirectorÂ of Town and Country PlanningÂ and Director of Municipal Administration and after suchÂ verification, actionÂ will be taken as directed by the Government . AtÂ this stageÂ alsoÂ instructionÂ given in the circular datedÂ 26-5-2005 will be followed.
10.Â BeforeÂ takingÂ up the construction work, the site owners of the layout should obtain building permission from theÂ concerned LocalÂ Authority and Local AuthorityÂ should insist to take up suitable measures for theÂ Rain Water Harvesting and tree plantation in the layout.