KDA warned the allotment cancellations of residential plots using for commercial purposes
The KDA came with the decision of Mehran Town Incident that the factory is built unlawfully on a residential property, and has caused killing several people by catching fire. The factory had also lacked emergency escape since it wasn’t approved by the building control authorities.
KDA: Karachi Development Authority DG Asif Ali Memon warned the citizens that the authority will revoke the allocation if residential properties are seen to be utilized for commercial purposes. Also, he stated that the authority will not allow non-conforming use of property within its domain.
KDA to retrieve the residential plots from illegal occupation:
After touring the Mehran Town fire incident, where numerous people have been lost their lives due to an illegally constructed factory on a residential. Further for in Mehran Town, the director-general declared that any industries erected on residential plots must be restored in their original form within 15 days, otherwise, the authority will take legal action against owners under section 15 and cancel allocations of the properties.