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The Paurashava Ordinance, 1977 (Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1977 )

Chapter VI


Completion of buildings, alterations of buildings, etc.
99. (1) Every person who has erected or re-erected a building shall, within thirty days of the completion of the building, report such completion to the Paurashava.
(2) The Paurashava shall cause every building which has been completed to be inspected, and if it has been constructed in violation or contravention of any provision of this Ordinance, the rules or the by-laws or of the Master Plan of Site Development Scheme, if any, the Paurashava may require the alterations of the building so as to be in compliance therewith, and where such alteration is not possible, the Paurashava may require the building or any part thereof to be demolished, or on the application of the owner such building compound the offence, provided that no offence shall be so compounded if it involves any violation or contravention of the provisions of a Master Plan or of a sanctioned Site Development Scheme.
(3) If a building is required to be demolished under the provisions of sub-section (2), and such requirement is not complied with within the specified period, the Paurashava may have the building demolished through its own agency, and the cost incurred thereon by the Paurashava shall be deemed to be a tax levied on the owner or occupier of the building under this Ordinance.

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