Carry Out Structural Audit & Repairs Of Old Buildings, Says Kmc, ET RealEstate

March 30, 2024

KOLHAPUR: The civic body has asked owners of dilapidated and dangerous buildings to carry out the structural audit, carry out the repairs as suggested by experts, and report to KMC before monsoons.

The Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (KMC) issued a public disclosure on Friday in this regard.

KMC city engineer Netradip Sarnobat said, “It has been observed that many buildings in Kolhapur city are in a dangerous condition. There is a possibility of danger to the lives of the citizens living in it and the citizens living around that building. The responsibility to safeguard the building by periodically inspecting it belongs to every house owner under Section 265 of the Maharashtra Municipal Corporation Act, 1949. We have asked the house owners to get their buildings inspected by expert structural engineers. They are also required to carry out necessary repairs.”

“If any building or a part of it collapses, the citizen should report it immediately to the KMC fire department by dailing 101,” Saronbat added.

Additionally, citizens can reach out to the divisional offices of the civic body by dialing the following numbers: Gandhi Maidan, Divisional Office No. 1, Telephone Numbers: 2622262 and 2620270; Shivaji Market, Divisional Office No. 2, Telephone Numbers: 2543844 and 2543088; Rajarampuri, Divisional Office No. 3, Telephone Numbers: 2521615 and 2530012; and Tararani Market, Divisional Office No. 4, Telephone Numbers: 2536726 and 2530011.

The city has many old buildings that pose threats not just to tenants but also to neighbors and passersby. These dilapidated buildings are frequently demolished during monsoons.

  • Published On Mar 30, 2024 at 02:00 PM IST

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