What is the effect of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1976 on property owners like you? Town and Country Planning Act, 1976 (hereafter TCPA) has more impact on development charge to the Property Developers as they deal with land. The Act goes on with prohibition of development without planning permission in S.19.
Prohibition of development without planning permission
- (1) No person, other than a local authority, shall commence, undertake, or carry out any development unless planning permission in respect of the development has been granted to him under section 22 or extended under subsection 24(3).
In spite of S.19, the section also provides the various allowances as in S.19 (2),
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), no planning permission shall be necessary—
Explain these conditions where it is allowed without planning permission.