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CDA Cracks Down on 25 Illegal Buildings in Anti-Encroachment Drive

Encroachment Drive

The Capital Development Authority (CDA), under the directives of Chairman Chaudhary Muhammad Ali Randhawa, intensified its anti-encroachment drive on illegal constructions, encroachments, and violations of building bylaws across the city.

In a series of operations conducted on Friday, CDA authorities sealed 25 illegal buildings and issued a warning to a private housing society. Among the areas targeted was Jinnah Garden Extension, where strict action was taken against violations of the layout plan (LOP). Roads and entrances constructed beyond the approved LOP were promptly removed.

Encroachment Drive

The administration of Jinnah Garden was cautioned to cease construction activities beyond the sanctioned LOP. Assurances were made by the management to obtain necessary permissions by Monday, pledging to adhere to regulations by submitting the required fees.

Furthermore, in Sawan Garden Housing Society, the Building Control Department sealed 25 buildings for violating building bylaws, specifically the Building Control and Regulation 2020.

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Chairman CDA, Chaudhary Muhammad Ali Randhawa, affirmed the authority’s commitment to sustained action against illegal constructions and encroachments. The crackdown is expected to continue in the upcoming days as part of CDA’s efforts to maintain city planning standards and curb unauthorized developments.