Complaint on Toll Free: 1800-120-1090

Permissible Construction for different land tenures

Cantt Code Leases

The repair, maintenance, addition, alteration, renovation and reconstruction of authorised buildings on the sites held on cantonment code leases situated anywhere in the cantonment shall be regulated as per the provisions of the lease deed. Additional built up space to the extent of 10% of the authorised built up space can be sanctioned for which a supplementary lease deed will have to be executed by the applicant and rent for this area shall be fixed as per current STR.


Old Grant Buildings situated in outside notified civil area of the Cantt.

> Construction which does not exceed 10% of authorised floor space of the bungalow and includes only appurtenances like bathrooms, kitches and verandahs but no additional rooms, no addition / reconstruction to the out houses and annexes. Routine maintenance of these structures however can be carried out, and

> Construction which does not involve change of purpose and does not violate byelaws of the Cantt.

> Permission to construct is subject to grantee executing and registering an indenture clearly accepting the govt ownership of the land.


Old Grant buildings in notified civil area

Addition, alteration and re-erection of the building which attract section 179(2) of the Cantonment Act within the authorised floor space of the building shall be sanctioned by the CEO provided the cost of such reconstruction does not exceed the cost of construction as per prevailing plinth area rates approved by the MOD for permanent specification for married accomodation and that of repairs does not exceed 50% of the cost of reconstruction as mentioned above. Permission to construct is subject to grantee executing and registering an indenture clearly accepting the govt ownership of the land.


Buildings / sites held on any other type of lease

Construction which attract the provisions of section 179(2) of the Cantt Act shall be permitted by the Board / GOC-in-C as provided in the respective lease in accordance with the terms and conditions of the lease.


Freehold sites (only in notified civil area)

Construction which attract the provisions of section 179(2) of the Cantt Act and are in conformity with the byelaws of the Cantt shall be permitted by the CEO. NON-PERMISSIBLE CONSTRUCTION Any construction which violates byelaws of the Cantonment shall not be permitted under any circumstances irrespective of the provisions of the land policy and the Cantonment Act.