Commercial use of homes go unchecked on Golf Course Road
GURUGRAM: Government agencies have didn’t reduce business sports being run from residential homes on Golf Course Road, despite repeated proceedings.
As in line with norms, industrial activities are not allowed in residential areas, be it colonies — which come underneath DTCP, or plots in sectors — falling underneath HSVP (formerly Huda). The organizations are also failing to test business houses arising at the stretch — marked as a residential region — flouting all norms, that are inflicting sales loss to the kingdom exchequer that run into several crores.
Sources said there are over 20 residential buildings, in which the developers, after shopping career certificates, made modifications within the systems to start industrial activities that include gyms, salons, showrooms, clinics, instructional institutes, and so on.
Not handiest are the property proprietors no longer worried approximately government norms, they may be overtly flouting them, hinting at a nexus with officials, said the supply. “The enforcement wing of DTCP, which is answerable for taking motion in opposition to such sports, has did not scale down these sports. These homes, authorized for residential functions, which are jogging business institutions, are placing additional load at the infrastructure, causing inconvenience to other citizens,” stated a DLF 1 resident.
The stretch has visible a mushrooming of industrial establishments after Rapid Metro rail services have been inaugurated about two years ago, which has led to property prices taking pictures thru the roof in those areas. A neighborhood real estate agent said, “A 500 sq.Yd plot right here can fetch someplace round Rs 20-25 crore. With industrial sports, the investor can earn accurate leases by using leasing it out.”
In May final yr, TOI had suggested that around one hundred small and huge stores had come up illegally on 33 plots in DLF 1, amid confusion that components of the location became demarcated commercial. DTCP officials had then assured that notices could be despatched to such houses for violations, and to some sellers for spreading rumours that the department had granted permission for industrial sports on the stretch. There are 29 plots in Lane 14, 14 plots in Lane 16 of DLF 1, and plenty of more in sectors 27, 28, forty two and 43, where proprietors have evolved commercial houses. When TOI spoke to the owners of a number of these, they stated nearby assets sellers had told them that components of Golf Course Road had been declared commercial zones.
Director K M Pandurang, instructed TOI that DTCP will take strict action in opposition to violators. Not most effective will they be served sparkling notices, however a team of officers will also go to the location to check for violations. “We’ll bring illegal industrial sports inside the vicinity beneath manipulate,” stated Pandurang. Regarding the alleged nexus between officials and property owners, he stated he’ll inquire to peer if the allegations are true, then discover in whose tenure(s) this will have had occurred, and finally initiate action against them.