With the purpose to eliminate illegal construction in the province of Sindh, the General Public is hereby informed that under Section 19 of Sindh Building Control Ordinance 1979,
Sindh Building Control Authority is authorized to take the following measures:
As per Sindh Building Control Ordinance 1979-82 Section 19(1) in case of builders, contractors, architect, engineers, owner of the
plot and any other person/persons being found involved in illegal construction, sales and purchase of unauthorized upper floors/construction of multi-units / sales and purchase as well as commercial activities on residential plots, strict legal action can be
taken against them that may include 3 years imprisonment Or a fine of Rs, 50 thousand or both
Construction without approved building plan or violation of approved plan not only become a reason for demolition/ sealing of such construction but strict legal action will also be taken against those who are found involved in sale and purchase of illegal buildings
Registration of Property
As per orders of the Honorable ^ High Court and Building Regulations, before issuing lease/sub-lease, sale deed etc of any building or unit all registrars/ sub-registrars have to verify SBCA approved Completion Plan of the said unit.
Provision of Utility Services
As per orders of the High Court and SBCO-1979 Section 06, organizations that provide utility facilities like electricity, ► water, gas, and sewerage are instructed that they should not provide such facilities in any building without verification of SBCA approved completion plan
Discontinuation of Facilities
K- Electric, Karachi Water and Sewerage Board, Sui Southern Gas Company or other Semi-Government organizations may discontinue utility services and connections for any building or place on a written complaint from SBCA
SINDH BUILDING CONTROL AUTHORITY
HEADQUARTER: CIVIC CENTRE ANNEXE, UNIVERSITY ROAD, GULSHAN-E-IQBAL, KARACHI.
PHONE: +92 21 99230329 FAX: +92 21 99230326