Launch of Architecture Department website
Chandigarh.10 August,2020:A step to meet the endeavors of the Government of India under Ease of Doing Business and Ease of Living, a dedicated website https://urbanplanning.chd.gov.in of the Department of Urban Planning, Chandigarh Administration, prepared by SPIC, has been launched today by Sh. Manoj Parida, IAS, Adviser to the Administrator, UT, Chandigarh. The website has been developed with the intent to provide a single online source to all information relating to the Development in the city for facilitating public interface functions. It provides all information relating to the planning and designing of various projects, which are either ongoing or at planning stage or have already been completed. For transparency and visibility of Government Schemes and to keep the citizens of the city apprised of the latest projects, important notified policies & reports of the Chandigarh Master Plan-2031, Chandigarhs Heritage and information regarding various city level infrastructure proposals have also been uploaded on the website.
The portal shall be first of its own kind which provides consolidated information required in Online Building Plan Approval System because all approved Architectural Controls, updated site verified Zoning Plans and Layout Plans have been uploaded on website under distinct heads for clarity and ease of use. The latest Building Byelaws applicable to various types of land use (as compiled under Chandigarh Building Byelaws (Urban) 2017) shall also be available on the website for reference of the citizen in general and private architects in particular for all relevant information on building plans. The site also provides a list of private architects empanelled in Chandigarh Administration under the “Self Certification Scheme”. An important link a G2G portal has also been developed within the website for client departments for seamless interface with the department on all issues. Links to other important websites of planning and architecture of Chandigarh such as Capitol Complex, Foundation Le Corbusier, UNESCO World Heritage etc., have also been provided. Mandatory information under RTI Citizens Charter and a separate link for feedback/ grievances has also been incorporated.