LDA crackdown against commercial use of residential plots


The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Commercialization Directorate’s staff on Wednesday sealed 17 buildings in an operation against the unlawful commercial use of residential buildings.

Of these, 12 were in Gulberg II area and five in JoharTown.

The sealed properties in Gulberg II included plot No 22-A of G Block, plot No 20,23,27, 28, 31 and 51 of F Block, while in main Gulberg area, action against buildings constructed on plots No 37-D, 38-A, 38/5, 38/6 and 38/9 was taken where several offices, workshops and schools were functioning illegally.

Similarly, in JoharTown area, 39 Sehgol Estate, plot No 315 in N1 Block, plot No 6 in Block R1and plot no 325of Block N were sealed off.

Further, LDA Town Planning Wing staff in Allama Iqbal Town demolished a commercial building constructed on 321 Huma Block for violating building bye-laws, while plot No 7 in Sutluj Block, plot No 356 in Kashmir Block and plot No 56/19 in Karim Block were sealed for violating the approved building plans and for illegal extra construction arrangements.

LDA Additional Director General Maryum Kiyani transferred Town Planning Assistant Director Ali Nusrat and Assistant Director to the Estate Management Directorate.


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