PUNE RERA UPDATE: – In the matter of “Garage”, “covered parking space” and “open parking areas”.

Whereas, under Section 25 of the Real Estate (Regulation andDevelopment) Act, 2016 ( the Act) the chairperson, MahaRERA is vested with the powers of the general superintendence and direction in the conduct of the affairas of the Authority(MahaRERA). 

And whereas, the word “garage” is defined  underclause (y) of Section 2 of  theAct.

And whereas, the word “covered parking space” is defined under clause (j) ofsub-

rule (1) of Rule 2 of the Maharashtra Real Estate (Regulation and Development) (Registration of real estate projects, Registration of Real estate agents, rates of interest and disclosure on website) Rules, 2017 (the Rules).

Andwhereas, the word“common areas” is defined to mean and include all that is more specifically splet out in sub-clauses (i)to (vii) of clause(n) of Sections 2 of the Act.

Andwhereas“open  parking  areas”  is  more  specifically  included  in  sub-clause(iii)  Of clause (n) of Sections 2 of the Act and forms part of the Common areas of the real estate project.

And whereas, it has been brought to the notice of MahaRERAthat promoters sell/allot open parking area for monetary consideration.

And whereas, that there have been disputes on the exact location of the parking space vis a visthe apartment.

In view of the above, it is therefore, felt necessary to issue this circular clarifying the

Open parking areas are provided free of FSI;

Promoters are not entitled to sell / allot open parking areas for monetary consideration;

  1. Open parking areas, garage and covered parking space should be specifically marked and numbered at the real estate project site in accordance and as per approved / sanctioned plans and tagged to the apartment to which it is allotted; and
  2. Garage and /or covered parking space when sold/allotted for monetary consideration, the type, numbers and size as well as the place where such garage or covered parking space is situated should be mentioned in the Agreement for Sale being entered into and the plan showing the exact location / allotment along with the particulars as aforesaid should be  annexedto the Agreement forSale.

The above directions shall come into effect from the date of issue of this circular. All concerned shall adhere and comply with the above directions, failure to comply with the above directions shall be considered as violations of the provisions of the Act, Rules and Regulations made thereunder and further action in terms of the provisions of the Act, shall be taken.

Source: – https://maharera.mahaonline.gov.in/Site/ViewAllNews

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