Lagos directs business property homeowners in Ogudu GRA to provide planning permits

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The Lagos State Authorities has requested homeowners of economic buildings in Ogudu GRA to provide their enabling constructing permits.

The request follows repeated contraventions of the state’s bodily planning legal guidelines by some recalcitrant people and organizations.

Whereas talking on the event, the Lagos State Commissioner for Bodily Planning and City Improvement, Dr Idris Salako, expressed the State authorities’s dedication to cease the flagrant abuse of its planning legal guidelines and engender a tradition of compliance among the many folks.

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Salako stated, “The Ministry of Bodily Planning and City Improvement, on Wednesday, served contravention notices and stop-work orders on 38 business buildings, together with banks, eateries, malls and lodges on Ogudu Highway in Ogudu GRA consistent with our dedication to curb flagrant disobedience of the legislation.’’

“We will proceed to implement compliance and sensitize the folks to do the needful in order that we are able to obtain in earnest our objective of an organized, orderly, livable and sustainable surroundings for the good thing about all.’’

The Commissioner reiterated that authorities wouldn’t hesitate to use acceptable sanctions together with sealing and knocking down of contravening buildings, the place crucial, in addition to the imposition of penalties on erring property builders.

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Going additional, Salako warned property builders to not confuse penal charges with approval to go forward with development of the unlawful constructing, saying that reliance on fee of penal charges alone to proceed growing a constructing would quantity to an untoward act which is reprehensible.

He stated, “To discourage unapproved constructing development, the penalty is normally imposed for non-conformity with constructing approvals corresponding to unlawful change of use, altering a lot of models or flooring and unapproved renovation amongst others.’’

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Whereas sustaining that the penal price was cautionary and solely a situation precedent to creating the correct submissions to the approving authorities, Salako urged property homeowners and builders to at all times make trustworthy submissions when making use of for Planning Permits and guarantee strict compliance to the dictates of the allow granted by the Lagos State Bodily Planning Allow Authority (LASPPPA).

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