PUNE: In a welcome relief to citizens who plan to sell, mortgage or repair their homes, the housing society cannot delay giving the No objection certificate (NOC) for this purpose, as is the latest order issued by the State Cooperation department.
If any delay, the society member can approach the cooperation department states the latest order to address the rising complaints in issuing NOC. The department after hearing both parties would take the final decision on the issue.
A circular issued in this regard by the department makes it mandatory for cooperative housing societies to issue the NOC to its members in a specific time rather than delay the issue. State Cooperation commissioner Chandrakant Dalvi told media that there were several complaints regarding the same and so this circular was issued which would enable the person to get the same within seven days in case of emergency or get the NOC at the earliest post the committee meeting without any delay.
The order says that cooperative housing societies will have to issue NOCs within seven days if it has been asked for some emergency. NOC for sale, mortgage, repair work and internal changes in the structure are the various permissions sought from the society. The commissioner added that the complaints were several as many people were stuck for getting their transactions executed because of the delay in NOC and it only caused unnecessary tension among the members of the society.
The department has now issued a circular, which makes it mandatory for the chairman and the secretary of the society to issue NOCs after recovering dues from any member. Residents will need to submit an application; specifically mentioning the reason for the NOC and the society will have to give it as per the prescribed format.
“If a committee meeting was not scheduled and it was in case of an emergency, a week’s time was given for the same to issue the NOC with the signatures of the chairman and secretary,”stated Dalvi.
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