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Activities
Introduction
The Challenges
Preparation and implementation of Master Plan
Preparation and implementation of DD Plan


 

Introduction

The very basic function of Local Planning Authorities under the provisions of Town and Country Planning Act is to carry out surveys on the existing land and buildings in the respective Planning Areas. Based on the Land and building survey, Existing Land use and Proposed land uses for a target year has to be prepared. These two basic maps are incorporated in the development plans such as Master Plan and Detailed Development Plan etc.,. The Master plan and Detailed development plans are the blue books for the Planning Authorities using which they regulate the physical development of the town and its environs comprised in the Planning Areas. By well thought out strategy, current deficiencies in infrastructure and amenities are to be quantified and requirements for the future to be be projected. While suggesting solutions to meet the current deficiencies, new project proposals and schemes are to be formulated to provide infrastructure and amenities for the future population. Planning Authorities are hence statutorily bound to prepare such development reports and make sincere efforts to implement the development plans by properly phasing the implementation of projects and schemes proposed identified. Mobilising resources for implementation of the development plans is yet an important function of the planning authorities. And more importantly, enforcement of development control rules and Act provisions and to see that the physical developments in their jurisdiction is authorised, the development are in order and all congenial to the peaceful living of the people of the area is the responsibility rested with the planning authorities. Tiruppur Local Planning Authority is cognizant of its obligatory and statutory functions and is living up to the expectations.

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The Challenges

Generally the development of any town is mostly confined within the town boundary itself and as such the municipality concerned could address the issues of physical developments with the body like Single Local Planning Authority (SLPA) constituted for the town to carry out the planning functions. However, in case of major cities, where physical developments reach out to places beyond the boundaries of said municipal cities or Corporations then, to control the development beyond the defined jurisdictions of said Municipal towns or Corporations is cumbersome and bring jurisdictional conflicts as well, as the adjoining areas may be comprised in Town Panchayats or Village Panchayats. Such major cities combined with their adjoining areas of influence are identified and declared as Composite Local Planning Areas. And accordingly physical planning, and regulation of developments is entrusted with the Composite Local Planning Authorities constituted under the Town and Country Planning Act.. Tiruppur is one such major city having potential to develop within and to influence the growth of adjoining towns and villages to a sizable depth. As such the Tiruppur Local Planning Authority as a Planning and Regulatory Authority is having many a challenges. The defined activities and functions in the form of programmes, projects and schemes emanated from the proviso of Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act help meet the challenges democratically and judiciously.

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Preparation and implementation of Master Plan

Master plan is prepared for towns, giving emphasize for zoning regulation for judicious use of urban land. Master Plan is a key development plan to provide land use allotment for residential, commercial, industrial, public and semi-public, traffic and transportation, parks, play fields and open spaces, etc., taking into consideration the existing land uses. In the Master plans while suggesting for broader land use restrictions, problem areas are identified in the key sectors of traffic and transport, education, recreation etc.,. and solutions are offered in the form of proposals. The Master Plan for Tiruppur was originally approved in the year 1991. Currently the Review Master plan was approved in the year 2006. In the report provision of infrastructure facilities for future is proposed. Further based on the Tiruppur Master Plan Report, Programme of actions are drawn and funding agencies are being identified to take up projects for implementation. The entire Master Plan Report together with the Existing Land use and Proposed land use Maps for the core Corporation area and Areas other than Corporation falling within the jurisdiction of Tiruppur Local Planning Area is open to public view through this web site.

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Preparation and implementation of DD Plan

Detailed Development Plans are prepared in conformity with Master Plan proposals. These reports are prepared for smaller areas within the urban area. The Detailed Development plans are the action plans in which the development projects and programmes are carved out. The Detailed Development Plans are micro-level plans with detailed marking of road networks, parking spaces, public uses etc., to accommodate the future negotiations well within the potential area. The Master Plan Proposals are intact, translated for development of specific areas which exhibits faster growth. The Detailed Development Plans are also reviewed periodically based on the trend of development. So far 24 detailed development plans have been prepared for Tiruppur by the Planning Authority. The approved Detailed Development Plans are put on display in this web site for public view.

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