The department of town and country planning has identified properties in licensed colonies of Uppal Southend on Sohna Road and Palam Vihar that have been running commercial activities from residential buildings.
The department has warned the owners of the identified buildings to either take mandatory permissions, which is applicable in case of non-nuisance activities in the permitted area, or to shut down the activities with immediate effect.
District town planner RS Batth said the property owners have been directed to submit their replies before his office failing which process of sealing will be initiated against them.
Another official said the 10 building owners in Uppal Southend on Sohna Road were served notices as the property owners were running dental clinics, CA offices, beauty salons and guest houses from the residential premises. Apart from this, there are gates installed on internal roads of the society and a resident has filed a complaint against it at the CM window, on the basis of which notices have been served to concerned persons.
Similarly 22 property owners in Palam Vihar were also served notices for running commercial activities. As per the norms, no commercial activities can be operated from the residential buildings. Batth said there are few activities, which fall under non-nuisance category, for which the property owners can seek permission from the department.