Karnataka State Town Planning Board, Bangalore
The Karnataka Town and Country Planning Act, 1961 has come into force in the State with effect from 15.01.1965. Karnataka State Town Planning Board was constituted for the entire State under section 4 of the Karnataka Town and Country Planning Act and The Karnataka State Town Planning Board Rules, 1964 was formulated under the provisions of section 74 of the above said Act.
Composition of the Board:
As per Rule 3 of the Karnataka State Town Planning Board Rules, 1964, the Board is constituted of the following members.
Minister in charge of Urban Development is the Chairman and the Minister of State, if any, in charge of Urban Development would be the Vice-Chairman of the Board. The Director of Town and Country Planning is the Member-Secretary to the Board.
Important functions of the Board:
Posts sanctioned for the Board:
Posts have been sanctioned under various cadres, exclusively for the functioning of Karnataka State Town Planning Board, vide the G.O. No. HUD 851 TTP 87 dated 23.07.1988 and the same are being continued with extension from time to time. The following posts are being continued for a further period of 3 years starting from 07.04.2008, as extended in the G.O.No. NaAaE13NaYoSe2008 dated 07.02.2008.
Assistant Town Planner
First Division Assistant
Second Division Assistant
The State Government has, vide notification No. HUD 151 MIB 99 dated 17.05.1999, constituted the Karnataka State Town Planning Board with the following ex-officio members.
Hon’ble MinisterUrban Development Department
The Secretary to Government of Karnataka, Urban Development Department
The Principal Secretary to Government of Karnataka, Planning Department
The Principal Secretary to Government of Karnataka, Finance Department
The CommissionerBengaluru Metropolitan Region Development Authority
The CommissionerBengaluru Development Authority
Chief Engineer (C & B)Bengaluru
Managing DirectorKarnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board
CommissionerKarnataka Housing Board
The Director of Town and Country PlanningBengaluru
The State Government had, vide notification No. NaAaE 330 BeMaPra 2003 dated 25.04.2004, nominated the following members to the board, until further orders.
The Board, at present, does not constitute the above non-official members as they have resigned as per the directions of the Government vide letter No. NaAaE 141 BemRuPra 2004.
The Karnataka State Town Planning Board has conducted 64 ordinary meetings since its inception.