Goa: Demolition order for two bungalows in CRZ | Goa Information


PANAJI: In two separate circumstances, the Goa Coastal Zone Administration Authority (GCZMA) has ordered the demolition of two illegally constructed bungalows at Betalbatim and an illegally constructed swimming pool at Colvale, each within the no-development zone (NDZ) of the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ).
Within the first case, the authority had acquired a criticism in 2020 stating that two bungalows of round 120sqm every have been constructed inside the CRZ space at Betalbatim. The GCZMA famous that the violator failed to supply paperwork to show that any construction existed on the website previous to 1991.
“The constructions are undisputedly inside the no growth zone. The respondent has failed to supply any authorised plan from any licensing authority. The respondents have blatantly and clearly violated CRZ norms, having carried out development of the mentioned constructions inside the NDZ of CRZ III, Betalbatim village,” the authority famous at its assembly earlier this month.

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It additionally mentioned that the violator had employed delaying ways by always searching for extra time, however couldn’t produce any related paperwork to assist his case.
The GCZMA, due to this fact, directed demolition of the 2 bungalows and requested the violator to revive the land to its unique state.
Within the second case, activist Kashinath Shetye had alleged development of an unlawful construction at Colvale.
The GCZMA, when listening to the matter, famous that the violator had been earlier ordered to take away all further constructions carried out post-1991, however solely a part of the demolition was carried out.
“The data reveal {that a} website inspection was additional carried out on September 7, 2021. The skilled member of GCZMA within the mentioned report clearly famous {that a} swimming pool and pavers laid alongside the river haven’t been eliminated,” the GCZMA famous.
The authority mentioned that the violator has not produced any document to show that the swimming pool and pavers alongside the river existed previous to 1991.
“The authority thus in view of the observations and findings determined to subject a demolition for the swimming pool abutting the construction and pavers alongside the river belonging to respondent,” the GCZMA mentioned.



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