Civic body seals two petrol filling stations at Belapur
CBD BELAPUR: Even as the antiencroachment department is curbing illegalities in the city, following the orders of municipal commissioner Tukaram Mundhe, two petrol pumps at Belapur were sealed on Thursday by NMMC.
Both establishments are accused of not having occupancy certificate and yet starting their business.
During his ‘Walk with the commissioner’ initiative’ at sector 15 of CBD Belapur, Mundhe had received a petition following which he had asked the town planning department of the civic body to check on the petrol pumps.
The department conducted technical inspection of the three petrol pumps.
The Bharat Petroleum Corporation petrol pump in sector 15 of Belapur situated on plot number 2, it was found had been given commencement certificate in 2011. However, despite not getting the occupancy certificate, business at started at the petrol pump.
Similarly the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. petrol pump at plot number 8 in sector 29 of Belapur had received construction permission in 1993. It too had not taken the occupancy certificate and started business.
Both the property holders had been given 24 hour notice on June 15 to stop commercial use by Belapur ward office.
Since the notice was not complied with, by the property holders, the petrol pumps were sealed on the orders of the municipal commissioner.
The action was carried out under the guidance of additional commissioner Ankush Chavan by deputy municipal commissioner (anti-encroachment) Subhash Ingle and other top NMMC officials in the presence of the police officials.
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