Arunachal Pradesh Urban and Country Planning Act, 2007. | Land Portal

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This Act provides for the establishment of the State Urban and Country Planning Board and defines its composition and its powers and functions.The Board shall guide, direct and assist Local Planning Authorities to frame policies in matters relating to the planning, development and use of rural and urban land in the State.The State Government or the Board may declare any area to be a Local Planning Area and shall constitute for each area a Local Planning Authority which shall have the power to prepare a Present Land Use Map and a Land Use Register in the form to be prescribed indicating the present use of every piece of land in the Local Planning Area, prepare a Interim Development Plan and prepare a Comprehensive Development Plan.The Act further provides for: procedures for the approval and preparation of development plans; use and development of land which shall be in conformity with the development plan; prohibition of development without the payment of development charges and without obtaining permission; levy, assessment and recovery of development charges; funds of the Authority; offences and penalties; etc.

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