Madras high court allows club’s revamp after plaint against corporation

CHENNAI: Facing hindrance from the Chennai company over renovating the building housing Theyagaraya Nagar Gymnastic Club in T Nagar, the membership has approached the Madras top court to restrain the company from interfering within the renovation paintings.
Since the building is owned by way of the company, it had adversarial the renovation on the apprehension that the membership, which has rented the property on hire, was once trying to regulate the building’s structure within the guise of repair paintings.

Allowing the plea, a department bench of Justice M Sathyanarayanan and Justice P Rajamanickam said, “The petitioner is allowed to replace the damaged asbestos sheet with steel sheet. It is made transparent that the petitioner under the guise of changing the asbestos sheet with a steel sheet, shall now not regulate the physical features of the superstructure in question and shall now not put up any additional construction.”

According to the membership, this is a registered society and the premises in question was once leased out in their favour by way of the Corporation of Chennai Employees Co-operative Society.

It additional claimed that the premises in question is an outdated building having ACC roof and it were given damaged because of fall of a tree and steps are being taken to replace the same with steel sheet.

At this juncture, the company have issued a dated November 29, 2017 opposing the repair paintings.


The membership submitted that provisions of Section 49 of Town and Country Planning Act, 1971 have no application to the case in hand, for the reason that the premises in question belongs to Corporation of Chennai Employees Co-operative Society and they have got taken up the said premises, which is an outdated structure, on hire.


Due to the falling of the tree, the asbestos sheet were given damaged and due to this fact changing it with a steel sheet and within the light of Section 255 of the Chennai City Municipal Corporation Act, 1919, they're entitled to vary the same and prays for interference.


Per contra, the company submitted that since building allow is important for such works and since the petitioner didn't download the same, the motion was once initiated.


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