Chandigarh: The Chandigarh Administration has issued directions regarding installation of mobile or wireless telephone towers on/in non-residential institutional premises owned by the Chandigarh Administration and its undertakings including Semi – Government Organizations and its Autonomous Bodies.
As per the directions given Mobile or wire-less telephone towers will only be allowed on non-residential buildings of the UT Administration. The towers will be shared by at-least three mobile companies and the Cellular Operator which would put up mono-pole towers on/in of the institutional premises. All the three operators will obtain separate permission from the Administration after obtaining the consent of the company which has erected the tower on such terms and conditions which the Administration may decide on case to case basis.
Total height of the pole from ground zero shall not exceed 30 mtrs. If it is coming on the roof top of the building, the height of the building shall be reduced by permissible 30 mtrs. The size of generator room will be 11.49 mtrs x 7.06 mtrs including the area of pole and shelter room and its components. The generator will be noiseless and would confirm to all norms fixed by environmental laws and guidelines.
The final permission for installation of towers will be granted by the Single Window Committee. After approval of the Single Window Committee, the application will be sent to the Plan Approval Committee for issuance of formal orders and the rent deed would be signed with the UT Administration for a period of 5 years. The deed could be subsequently extended in future for 3 years each on such terms and conditions which would be decided by the Administration at the time of every renewal.
The site will be used only for setting up the towers and generator room. No commercial activity will be permitted. If the person/ company who has put the tower fails to pay the lease money to the Administration within 15 days from the expiry of the due date, the Administration will be free to disconnect the essential services to the tower and remove the pole without giving any prior notice. The rent will be prescribed on case to case basis by the Finance Department and the rent would increase by 5% every year.
Whatever taxes, levies etc. which are leviable by any Government or by any statutory authority, will be payable by the operator.
The operator allowed the use of space for the tower will abide by all building bye-laws and such other laws governing use of space and erection of tower as applicable from time to time in Chandigarh. In addition, the Chief Administrator, Chandigarh will be competent to issue any such directions as deemed fit which the operator would abide. The operator will have comprehensive insurance policy at its own cost for all
such structure which they will be putting and raising and by any circumstances if any damage is caused to any person or property because of the tower, machine room, generator room etc. erected by the operator, he will be solely responsible for paying all kinds of compensation and damages and would be solely responsible for any civil or criminal case arising there from.