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08/08/2022
The Paurashava Ordinance, 1977 (Ordinance)

The Paurashava Ordinance, 1977 (Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1977 )

স্থানীয় সরকার (পৌরসভা) অাইন, ২০০৯ (২০০৯ সনের ৫৮ নং অাইন) দ্বারা রহিত করা হইয়াছে।

Chapter IX

TREES, PARKS, GARDENS AND FORESTS

Arboriculture
114. (1) A Paurashava shall plant trees on public streets and other public places within the municipality and take all such steps as may be necessary for the plantation and protection of trees on such streets and places.
 
 
 
 
(2) A Paurashava may, in the prescribed manner and with the previous sanction of the Prescribed Authority, frame and enforce an Arboriculture Plan.
Gardens
115. (1) A Paurashava may, and if so required by the Prescribed Authority shall, lay out and maintain within the municipality such public gardens as may be necessary for the recreation and convenience of the public and such public gardens shall be maintained and administered in such manner as the by-laws may provide.
 
 
 
 
(2) For every public garden, there shall be framed and enforced, in the prescribed manner, a Garden Development Plan which shall provide for the development and improvement of the garden.
Open spaces
116. A Paurashava may provide and maintain within the municipality such open spaces as may be necessary for the convenience of the public and such spaces shall be grassed, hedged, planted and equipped with such amenities and in such manner as the by-laws may provide.
Forests
117. A Paurashava may, in the prescribed manner, frame and enforce Forest plans providing for the improvement, development and exploitation of forests and plant, maintain and work forests in accordance with such plans.
Nuisances pertaining to trees and plantations
118. (1) A Paurashava may, by by-laws, determine the pests of trees and plants and provide for their destruction.
 
 
 
 
(2) If any land or premises within a municipality is grown with rank or noxious vegetation or undergrowth, the Paurashava may, by notice, require the owner or occupier of such land or premises to clear such vegetation or undergrowth within a specified time, and if he fails to do so within such time, the Paurashava may have such vegetation or undergrowth cleared, and the cost incurred thereon by the Paurashava shall be deemed to be a tax levied on the owner or occupier under this Ordinance.
 
 
 
 
(3) A Paurashava may, in the manner provided in the by-laws, require the felling of any tree which is dangerous, or the trimming of the branches of any tree which overhang and are likely to interfere with traffic or are otherwise inconvenient.
 
 
 
 
(4) A Paurashava may, in the manner provided in the by-laws, prohibit the cultivation of any crop which is considered dangerous to public health within such part of the municipality as may be specified.
Tanks and low-lying areas
119. A Paurashava may, and if so required by the Prescribed Authority shall, take such steps with regard to the excavation and re-excavation of tanks and the reclamation of low lying areas as it thinks fit, or, as the case may be, the Prescribed Authority directs.
 
 

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