A proposed building to house the office of the Deputy High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in south India was constructed in deviation of the approved plan, according to the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority(CMDA).
CMDA sources told Express News Service on Tuesday that the applicant had earlier obtained planning permission from the CMDA and constructed the building in deviation of the approved plan.
"Now they have applied to the CMDA for revised approval. It is not within the rules," CMDA sources said.
It is learnt that the new chancery building in Nungambakam, which would also house the residence of the Deputy High Commission, had violated the rear set backs (RSB), front set backs (FSB) and side set backs (SSB).
"While the Block-I violates RSB, Block II violates FSB, SSB and RSB," sources said.
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