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The Khulna City Corporation Ordinance, 1984

( Ordinance NO. LXXII OF 1984 )

এই অধ্যাদেশটি স্থানীয় সরকার ( সিটি কর্পোরেশন ) আইন, ২০০৯ (২০০৯ সনের ৬০ নং আইন) দ্বারা রহিত করা হইয়াছে।

Chapter VII

STREETS

Public streets
109. (1) The Corporation shall provide and maintain such public streets, and other means of public communication as may be necessary for the comfort and convenience of the inhabitants of the City and of the visitors thereto.
 
 
 
 
(2) The Corporation shall, in the prescribed manner, prepare and execute a Road Maintenance and Development
 
 
programme, which shall form a part of the budget, and the Government may alter or amend the programme in such manner as it considers necessary.
Streets
110. (1) No new street shall be laid out except with the previous sanction of the Corporation, and in conformity with the terms and conditions of such sanction.
 
 
 
 
(2) All streets other than public streets shall be maintained in such manner as the by-laws may provide.
 
 
 
 
(3) The Corporation may by notice require that any street may be paved, metalled, drained, channelled, improved or lighted in such manner as may be specified, in the notice, and in the event of default, the Corporation may have the necessary work done through its agency, and the cost incurred thereon by the Corporation shall be deemed to be a tax levied on the person concerned under this Ordinance.
 
 
 
 
(4) The Government may prescribe the manner in which a street other than a public street may be converted into a public street.
General provisions about streets
111. (1) The Corporation may, with the previous sanction of the Government, assign names to streets and paint the names or fix the name plates on or at conspicuous places at or near the end, corner or entrance of the street.
 
 
 
 
(2) No person shall destroy, deface or in any way injure any street, name or name plate, or without the previous permission of the Corporation, remove the same.
 
 
 
 
(3) The Corporation may, in the manner provided in the by-laws, lay down street lines and building lines, and may, among other things, require the setting back of buildings to conform to such street lines and building lines.
 
 
 
 
(4) The Corporation may by by-laws define nuisances and offences with regard to streets, and provide for their prevention and abatement
Encroachments
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112. (1) No person shall make an encroachment, movable or immovable, on, over or under a street or a drain or any land, house-gully or building or part except under a licence granted by the Corporation and to the extent permitted by the licence.
 
 
 
 
(2) The Corporation may by notice require the person responsible for any such encroachment to remove the same within such period as may be specified, and if the encroachment is not removed within such period, the Corporation may cause the encroachment to be removed through its own agency, and the cost incurred thereon by the Corporation shall be deemed to be a tax levied on the person responsible for the encroachment under this Ordinance.
 
 
 
 
(3) Any person aggrieved by a notice issued under sub-section (2) may, within fifteen days, appeal to the Government whose decision thereon shall be final.
 
 
 
 
(4) Notwithstanding anything in any other law, no compensation shall be payable for any encroachment removed or required to be removed under this Ordinance.
Street lighting
113. (1) The Corporation shall take such measures as may be necessary for the proper lighting of the public streets and other public places vesting in the Corporation by oil, gas, electricity or such other illuminant as the Corporation may determine.
 
 
 
 
(2) The Corporation may, with the previous sanction of the Government, frame and enforce a street lighting scheme in the prescribed manner.
Street watering
114. The Corporation shall take such measures as may be necessary for the watering of public streets for the comfort and convenience of the public, and may, for this purpose, maintain such vehicles, staff, and other apparatus as may be necessary.
Traffic control
115. The Corporation shall be by-laws make such arrangements for the control and regulation of traffic as may be necessary to prevent danger to and ensure the safety, convenience and comfort of the public.
Public vehicles
116. (1) No person shall keep or let for hire, or drive or propel within the limits of the City any public vehicle, other than a motor vehicle, except under a licence granted by the Corporation, and in conformity with the conditions of such licence.
 
 
 
 
(2) No horse or other animal shall be used for drawing a public vehicle within the limits of the City except under a licence granted by the Corporation and in conformity with the conditions of such licence.
 
 
 
 
(3) The Corporation shall, in such manner as the by-laws may provide, and with the previous approval of the Government, fix the rate of fares for the use of public vehicles, and no person plying a public vehicle shall charge a fare in excess thereof.
 
 
 
 
Explanation.- In this section, a “public vehicle” means any vehicle which ordinarily plies for hire.

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