Building Licence

  1. The municipal council monitors and controls all construction carried out in within municipality limits. All personnel engaged in construction activities should obtain authorisation from the council
  2. Validity
    1. 1 (one) year
    2. Can be extended up to 2 (two) years
  3. Fees
  • Application fee: Rs. 253.00
  • Additional fees

Area (m2)

Residence (Rs)

Commercial (Rs)

< 45

100

200

46 - 90

200

400

91 - 180

400

800

181 - 270

800

1,500

271 - 450

1,500

2,000

451 - 675

2,000

2,500

676 – 900

2,500

3,000

> 900

Rs. 200.00 per additional 90m2

  • Renewal fee: Rs. 200.00 + VAT

Licence for meat sales

  1. A licence issued by the municipal commissioner is required for all slaughterhouses and meat stalls located within municipality limits. Meat stalls are usually auctioned by the municipal council.
  2. The fee is decided by the council

Club licence

  1. All clubs situated within the municipality area should be register with the municipal council
  2. Fees:
    1. Application fee: Rs. 500.00
    2. Licence fee: Rs. 350.00

Environment safety licence

  1. This licence is issued to ensure whether the factories and businesses operating in the municipality conduct themselves in accordance with standards enforced by the Central Environmental Authority
  • Fees
    • Licence fee: Rs. 750.00
  • Application fee: Rs. 115.00
  • Monitoring fees according to valuation of the land

Land value (Rs.)

Fee (Rs.)

1,000,000

250

1,000,000 – 2,000,000

500

2,000,000 – 5,000,000

1,250

5,000,000 – 10,000,000

2,500

> 10,000,000

5,000

Public Performance Licence

  1. Licence to hold public performances including, ant not limited to, carnivals, circuses, musical shows, magic shows, dance shows, extravagenzas, athletic and other sports events. A pubic performance licence should be obtained for any such event that does not fall into the category of “Film or Theatre” held within municipality limits
  2. The fee is decided by the council

Film and Theatre Licence

  1. A licence is required to stage a drama or screen a film or any other audio-visual work by means of a projector or similar technical equipment.
  2. The fee is decided upon by the council based on the annual land value

Commercial licence

  1. All those who own sole-proprietorships within municipality limits should either obtain a commercial licence from the municipal council or pay a tax. Those businesses that require licencing are categorised as follows.
    1. Hazardous businesses
    2. Unpleasant businesses
    3. Hazardous and unpleasant businesses
  2. Based on the annual income of the business, a sum of less that Rs. 5,000.00 is charged as the licence fee