Applicability of Regulations in Administration in UDCPR 2020

Apr 05, 2024

UDCPR 2020 Chapter 1 is all about Administration as per mentioned in the UDCPR 


This is Applicable to all Planning Authorities and Regional Plan Areas except Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, Other Planning Authorities/Special Planning Authorities/ Development Authorities within the limit of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, MIDC, NAINA, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, Hill Station Municipal Councils, Eco-sensitive/Eco-fragile region notified by MoEF & CC and Lonavala Municipal Council, in Maharashtra.


Rule No. 1.4 Applicability of Regulations 


i) Development and Construction: Except as hereinafter otherwise provided, these regulations shall apply to all development, redevelopment, erection and/or re-erection of a building, change of user, etc. as well as to the design, construction or reconstruction, additions, and alterations to a building.


ii) Part Construction: Where the whole or part of a building is demolished or altered or reconstructed or removed, except where otherwise specifically stipulated, these Regulations apply only to the extent of the work involved.


iii) Change of Occupancy/Use: Where the occupancy or the user of a building is changed, except where otherwise specifically stipulated, these regulations shall apply to all parts of the building affected by the change.


iv) Reconstruction: The reconstruction in whole or part of a building which has ceased to exist due to an accidental fire, natural collapse, or demolition, having been declared unsafe, or which is likely to be demolished by or under an order of the Authority and for which the necessary certificate has been given by the Authority shall be allowed subject to the provisions in these regulations.


v) Development of sites or/and subdivision or amalgamation of land: Where land is to be developed, subdivided, or two or more plots are to be amalgamated, or a layout is to be prepared; these Regulations shall apply to the entire area under development, sub-division, amalgamation, and layout. Provided that, where a developed land, an existing layout/sub-division plan is being altered, these Regulations shall apply only to that part which is being altered.


vi) Revised permission: Any development permission granted earlier may be revised provided that, third-party interests established in pursuance of such permissions, if any, are not adversely affected. In such cases, consent from the adversely affected persons shall be necessary if required under RERA. While granting the revised permission, the approved plans and commencement certificate of the earlier permission with office, shall be stamped as ‘SUPERSEDED’ by the Authority.


vii) Exclusions: Nothing in these regulations shall require the removal, alteration or abandonment or prevent the continuance of the lawfully established use or occupancy of an existing building or its use, unless, in the opinion of the Authority, such a building is unsafe or constitutes a hazard to the safety of adjacent property.


Related Regulations to Rule No. 1 - 


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Short Title, Extent, & Commencement in UDCPR 2020


Savings in Administration in UDCPR 2020