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nmc: Nmc collects ₹60 crore via planning

Nashik: The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) earned Rs 60 crore in revenue from various taxes from the planning department in December alone. With this, revenue from various taxes from the planning department touched Rs 220 crore during the April-December period of the current financial year. Interestingly, Rs 100 crore in revenue was fetched in the […]

Jigawa to Introduce Technology for City ...

The Jigawa state government has unveiled plans to develop its rural and urban centers as well as the five councils of the emirate through the use of technology. The state government said it has also allocated more than 640,000 hectares of land for the development of industries that could create more employment opportunities and boost […]

Building Control Body Allowed Kingspan I...

A building control body has continued to allow the use of Kingspan combustible insulation on high-rise buildings despite its certificate describing it as ‘waste’. Wednesday’s hearing of the Grenfell Inquiry showed a series of emails between National House Building Council (NHBC) staff about Kingspan’s K15 insulation in the years leading up to the 2017 fire. […]

NHBC chief denies building control body ...

A building control body has denied continuing to approve the use of a combustible product in high-rise buildings because it wanted to avoid a “barrage of complaints” from customers. Tuesday’s hearing of the Grenfell Inquiry was told how the National House Building Council (NHBC) has continued to accept the use of Kingspan K15 insulation in […]

Building control body denies taking a ‘b

A building control body has denied taking a ‘benevolent’ attitude towards a combustible cladding product used on Grenfell Tower because it was facing financial difficulties. Local Authority Building Control (LABC) education manager David Ewing said there was “very little profit” from the body’s decision to repeatedly issue misleading certificates for the Kingspan K15 insulation. Monday’s […]

Building control body joked about ‘hot’

A former chief executive of a building control body has joked that the issuance of a misleading certificate for a combustible insulation product used on Grenfell Tower has been ‘burning for a LONG TIME’. Lorna Stimpson was referring to a certificate issued by the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) for Kingspan’s K15 insulation which incorrectly […]

Building control body sought sponsorship...

A building control body ignored repeated warnings about a ‘misleading’ certificate for a Kingspan combustible insulation product while seeking a sponsorship deal with the company, the Grenfell inquiry heard. Local Authority Building Control (LABC), which represents municipal building control inspectors, had granted Kingspan’s K15 insulation a certificate stating that it was ‘limited combustibility’. The phenolic […]

Dryden Planning Board Gives Final Opinio...

After several members of the public approached the City of Dryden Planning Board with their safety concerns regarding the proposed portion of the Dryden Rail Trail through the Light Industrial District during recent meetings, the board invited a few Members of the Rail Trail task force at its Dec. 2 meeting to have a discussion […]

Melbourne group resurrects dormant urban...

In the depths Melbourne’s lockdown in 2020, a group of urban designers came up with the idea of ​​creating a ‘force for good’ for the future development of our cities. As we emerge from a second year of pandemic isolation, the group has resurrected an organization of more than 30 years to galvanize like-minded peers […]

The Ministry of Public Works announces t...

(BIS Photo/Kristaan ​​Ingraham) NASSAU, Bahamas – The planning committee has a new board of directors. The Minister of Public Works and Public Services, the Hon. Alfred Sears announced the members on Monday, Dec. 6, in the boardroom at the ministry’s headquarters on University Drive. Were present: Bacchus Rolle, Parliamentary Secretary; Luther Smith, permanent secretary; Charles […]

Info-Tech head office wins two urban des...

Breadcrumb Links Local News Info-Tech Research Group’s downtown headquarters is the overall winner of the city’s 2021 Urban Design Awards. Publication date : December 07, 2021 • December 8, 2021 • 1 minute read • Join the conversation Info-Tech Research Group headquarters in central London. Photo submitted Content of the article Info-Tech Research Group’s downtown […]

Greater Dallas Planning Council Announce...

DALLAS, December 6, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Greater Dallas Planning Council (GDPC) recognizes excellence in local urban planning and design through its annual reception of the Urban Design Awards. The 2021 winners will be honored on tuesday 7 december, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Latino Cultural Center of dallas. The awards will […]

GHMC revamps its urban planning wing wit...

By Express press service HYDERABAD: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has revamped its planning wing with functional cells. Among the reorganized cells are the Planning and Policy Cell, the Development Cell, the Heritage Cell, the Urban Information System-Door Numbering Cell. This was done to facilitate the self-certification approval system and post-verification by multi-disciplinary teams […]

Judge returns Rockport Hotel decision to...

ROCKPORT — Knox County Superior Court Judge Bruce Mallonee issued his decision and order Dec. 2 regarding the city’s approval of a new hotel in Rockport Village, saying the Planning Board must reconsider parking problems and the architectural harmony of the building. He also ordered another court hearing to discuss further action regarding how amendments […]

The civic body revamps the urban plannin...

Hyderabad: Implementing the guidelines prescribed in the Telangana State Building Permits Approval and Self-Certification Act (TS-bPASS), the Town Planning Wing of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has been reorganized. The civic body in a press release said that the reorganization was done to ensure more transparency in the granting of building permits and simultaneously […]

Water Sensitive Urban Design and Plannin...

Appointment: November 30 – December 02, 2021 Course duration: Three days (24 hours)Place: Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute (AAETI), Nimli, Rajasthan Type of course: Residential CSE – School of Water and Waste (SWW) organized a 3-day residential advanced training program on “Water Sensitive Urban Design and Planning (WSUDP) – Rainwater Harvesting at Different Scales” from […]

Planning officials approve construction ...

Coimbatore: City planning officials have granted a two-year extension for permission to build a residential house on land at Krishna Colony in the Eastern Zone after intervention by the Madras High Court. Town planning approved the extension by order of October 6, 2021. However, the construction approval, which was given in 2016, was rescinded by […]