Nov 16, 2011 at 08:40am IST

5 building proposals denied planning permission

CHENNAI: The State has refused planning permission to five of the 31 proposals reviewed after being cleared by the DMK regime hurriedly when the poll code of conduct was in force. Sources said planning permissions were denied to Hotel Leela Venture in R A Puram, Vicoans Infra Environment and Engineer Private Limited in Adyar, Viceroy Hotels in MRC Nagar, The Institute of Chartered Accountant’s of India in Nung-ambakkam and Ramani Realtors in Nerkundram.
Sources said till now no enforcement action has been taken against the violators.
The proposal for multi-storied buildings were re-examined by the government after Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority unit cleared 31 files hurriedly during two meetings when the election code of conduct was in place.
However, the government gave green light to five projects after re-examination.These include Anand Citi Centre on Anna Salai, Arihant Hospitality Private Ltd at Arumbakkam, Lakshmi Narayanan at Nungambakkam, Tulive Properties at Saligramam and Hitesh Kawad SPR and RG Constructions at Karambakkam.
Meanwhile, 21 proposals, including that of Nerkundram housing scheme for bureaucrats, are still pending with the government.
Three proposals from Tamil Nadu Housing Board were forwarded to the
government on Septem
ber 8, 2011 and orders are awaited.
Interestingly, the proposal from Brigade Enterprises, which has sought planning permission for construction of double basement plus ground and three floors commercial building with 16.9 metres height at Kottivakkam village on Old Mahabalipuram Road in Chennai, is pending.
Others in the pending list include multi-storied building proposals from K S Gokuldoss at Arumbakkam, Munira B Begum B and others at Egmore, Alliance projects at Korattur, S Sathya Narayanan at Mylapore, Sabari Foundation atKuttambakkam, Shankar C at Zamin Pallavaram, GMR Estate at Palavakkam, Mfar Hotels at Velachery, Fairmont Hotels at Manapakkam, Jeyakumar K and others at Kodambakkam, Jones Foundation at Pallikaranai, Vijaya Productions at Vadapalani, Om Sakthi Agencies at Paruthipattu, Selene Estate  at Jalladampet, Ravi M at Rajakalipakkam, Bharath Kumar K Kamdar at Shollinganallur and A Narayanan from Karambakkam.