Frequently Ask Questions

If the criteria of land use in certain area matches to the criteria and standards set by the Master plan/Development plan, direct land use permission can be given. However, for any kind of deviation or mismatch to protect public interest to the Master plan the application have to proceed through the TI Act. But this is not frequently practiced.
There is no scope to approve a commercial building in a residential plot unless conversion of land use type of the respective plot is done through a specified process.
The building inspectors of RAJUK are charged with continuous monitoring of all the buildings within the RAJUK jurisdiction area. If they find any kind of deviation or, if any neighbor complains against his neighbor regarding illegal construction, building inspectors prepares a notice to the violators. This notice is a 2C type notice and asks to show the authorization documents of the deviators within certain time period. Such notice is sent 3 times. If the owner fails to show the required documents in time RAJUK is empowered to demolish his structure.
If a plan is rejected then then one can lodge an appeal at the appellate division of the BC committee which will the reassess the plan and, may approve it if they are satisfied.
Yes such a law was enacted in 1987 under which a building design can be approved provided it was constructed as per existing RAJUK rules. However, the owner has to pay a fee which may be ten times more or higher plus a Tk5000 mandatory fine.
The following documents are required: A. Application form (Form No: 101), B. Copy of deed. C. Revenue Receipt copy. D. Duplicate carbon copy. E. Copy of Mutation. F. Partial CS map. G.RS map. I. Location map. J. City Jorip Porcha (if applicable). The fee is Tk1000!
If the housing project of the private housing company had taken approval from the authority then Land Use Clearance is no longer required for a plot within an approved layout.
The application is given for review to several parties: Chairman, Chief Town Architect (CTA), CTA Committee, Director Development Control (DCC) ETC. In time, a Large & Specialized Project Clearance permit may be issued or the application rejected.
After ownership is obtained efforts must be made to get the Land Use Clearance.
No, the clearance of land use is not required for a RAJUK plot.
After registration, it taken less than five (5) minutes.
No plan is approved without the standard minimum width for access and road. Approval may be given if the plan does not fulfil set standards but has extra land for constructing private roads though this sort of permission is rare.
A project which aims to construct a tall building, exceeding more than 8 floors, becomes large and specialized.
Ans : Land owner (applicant) applies for Land use clearance permit. RAJUK reviews the Land Use Clearance permit application by multiple reviewers (DTP, ATP, Surveyor, Draftsman etc.) and issue permit letter.
This is done by the authorized section of RAJUK. General concern building construction committee approves the design within 45 days of submission; however, the duration may vary depending on the frequency of meetings.
Permit is needed to begin the construction.
Several parties review the application: AO, AAO, Chief Inspector, Inspector, Tracer etc. and eventually the Construction Permit letter is issued.
The following documents are required: A. Application form (Form no: 301), B. Deed, C. Duplicate Carbon Receipt (DCR) D. Power of Attorney (if applicable). E. Mutation. F. Indemnity bond. G. Draft Publication form. H. Nine (9) copies of the plan (for buildings up to ten floors). I. if the proposed building has more than 10 floors then a special project clearance plus a structural design are required along with prior clearance certificates from 9 organizations.
Occupancy certificate is required after completion of construction and prior to the use of the constructed land.
Several parties review the application: AO, AAO, Chief Inspector, Inspector, and eventually the certificate is issued.
Land owner applies for Land Use Clearance permit; RAJUK reviews the application through several parties: DTP, ATP, Surveyor, Draftsman etc.) and finally issues the permit.