I Land Related Documents
1. Sale deed/Title deed – Title document is the document in the name of the landowner/Builder. It reflects the extent of property and from whom the property has been purchased.
2. Prior Deeds – In order to verify the clear and marketable title of the landowner/Builder, the parent/prior deeds for the last 15 years (last 30 years in some cases) will have to be verified.
3. Encumbrance Certificate – Encumbrance Certificate is the certificate that shows if there is any charge on the property, which is in the possession of the landowner/Builder. It is issued by the concerned Sub Registrar’s Office.
4. Possession Certificate – Possession Certificate reflects the ownership and possession of the property and it shows the extent of property and survey/re-survey number. This certificate is issued by the concerned Village Office.
5. Location Sketch – Location Sketch is also issued by the concerned Village Office and it deals with the location of the property in question.
6. Land Tax Receipt – Land Tax Receipt reflects the extent of the property, its survey/re-survey number and in whose name the land tax is being paid. Land tax is usually paid every year.
II Building Related Documents
1.Building Permit – Building Permit is necessary for construction of a high rise building and it is issued by the Panchayat/Municipality/Corporation. It reflects the number of floors and the area in each floor
2. Approved Floor Plan – This is also issued by the Panchayat/Municipality/ Corporation. It reflects the plan for each floor.
3. Other Statutory Approach
a) Clearance from MOEF (Ministry of Environment and Forest) – In case the total area exceeds 20,000 square metres, then clearance from State Environmental Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) is required.
b) Aviation Clearance- For carrying out the construction activities clearance from Aviation Department is required.
c) CRZ clearance (Coastal Regulatory Zone) – If the concerned property is lying in the Zone marked as Coastal Regulatory Zone (CRZ), then clearance is required for starting the construction activities.
d) Fire NOC (from the Fire Department) – No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Fire and Rescue Department is also required for initiating the construction activities.
e) NOC from Pollution Control Board (PCB) – No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Pollution Control Board is required for starting the construction related activities.
III Possession Related Documents
1.Completion/Occupancy Certificate – Once completion drawing is submitted, inspection by municipal authorities will be carried out and once they are satisfied, Completion/Occupancy Certificate will be issued.
2.Possession Certificate –Once the sale deed is registered, the apartment owner can apply for possession certificate with regard to his/her undivided share of land.
3. Building Tax (latest property tax paid receipt) – After change of registry, the apartment owner can pay building tax with regard to his/her apartment in his/her name.