Chapter 2- Procedure and Documentation for Sanction/ Completion of Building Plans, Section 2.18- Sanction

Sanction of Building Plans by Authority/ Concerned Local body
2.18.1.1 All building plans, as per the provisions of these Building Bye-Laws, shall be submitted to the building sanctioning Authority/concerned local body. The building sanctioning Authority/concerned local body shall issue the sanction after receiving all the requisite documents, within the time limit stipulated in Chapters 2 & 3 for various categories of buildings specified in it or within 30 days, whichever is less. Refer to Form B-1.
2.18.1.2 If any deficiency arises, the authority/concerned local body shall intimate the owner/ architect/ engineer to rectify the deficiencies within the time limit stipulated in Chapters 2 & 3 for various categories of buildings specified in it or within 30 days, whichever is less.
2.18.2 Approval/ NOC from external agencies
2.18.2.1 In cases, where the building plan requires approval/NOC from agencies outside the local bodies such as ASI/NMA, DFS, AAI, MoEF&CC, DUAC,
HCC, DMRC and so on, then the concerned local body (such as the Municipal Coporation or the DDA) shall issue the building permit only after getting such an approval/ NOC/ from the concerned agency. The approval/NOC/refusal must be issued by the outside agency within 15 days or within the time stipulated in Chapter 3, whichever is less. Failing such an approval within the stipulated time period, the approval/NOC of the outside agency on the building plan shall be deem to be issued by the Authority/concerned local body, unless
informed otherwise.
2.18.2.2 All such external agencies (e.g., DFS, AAI) shall prepare maps with information on the specific area in cases where the approval/ NOC is required. The maps shall be colourcoded to clearly differentiate these areas based on the different requirements to be met by the buildings in those areas. These agencies shall place these maps on their website and also on the websites of local bodies directly or through a link.

Example: DMRC grants NOC only to such buildings which fall within 11 m from the boundary of their operational area. DMRC shall make a colour-coded map of their regulated area available on their website directly and through a link on the websites of all local bodies, i.e. MCDs, NDMC, Delhi Cantonment Board, AAI and DDA.
2.18.2.3 These external bodies shall prepare a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) explaining all the details regarding the areas for which their approval/ NOC is required, the requirements to be met for such approval/ NOC, the procedure to be followed by the person(s) applying for the sanction of the building plan and how such person(s) can find whether a building lies within the agency’s jurisdiction. These agencies shall place the SOP on their website and also on the websites of local bodies directly or through a link. The SOP shall be simple and clear and accompanied with illustration(s).