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TAMIL NADU PUBLIC BUILDINGS(LICENSING) ACT 1965 (XIII OF 1965)

All public building shall be used only under a valid licence obtained from the
Competent Authority as per Tamil Nadu Public Buildings (Licensing) Act 1965.
Public Building means any building used as a
1. School (including a tutorial School) or College (including a tutorial College) or
University or other educational institution.
2. Hostel
3. Library.
4. Hospital, nursing home, dispensary, clinic or maternity centre.
5. Club, Association Building.
6. Lodging house, boarding house or hotel or
7. Choultry, business premises.
8. Worshipping Places.
9. Ordinarily used for public meetings or for celebrating marriage functions for or
holding parties.
10. All Building used by Public.
The owner who intends to use any building as a public building shall apply in the
form prescribed (Form A) to the Competent Authority for a licence. The application shall
be accompanied by a certificate of structural soundness in Form B obtained from a
Licensed Engineer.

THE TAMIL NADU PUBLIC BUILDINGS (LICENSING) RULES 1966
THE SCHEDULE
FORM.A
(Form of application under sub-section (1)/sub-section (2) of section 4 of the Tamil Nadu Public
Buildings(Licensing)Act, 1965 (Tamil Nadu Act XIII of 1965) referred to in rules 3 of the Tamil Nadu
Public Buildings (Licensing) Rules, 1966.)
From
Name of the owner and address
To
The Competent Authority
Sir,
I intend/to use the building/to continue to use the existing public buildings/to use the existing
building not at present used as a public building/which is situated in the site or plot of land Town or Revenue
Survey No.............................................Street or Road.......................in the ward of
division/village/taluk/district....................................and specified in the Statement enclosed, as a public
building for a period of........years and months from the
2. The year of construction and the present approximate cost of construction and the purpose for
which it is to be used or is being used as Public building are also furnished in the statement accompanying
this application.
3. I enclose a chalan for Rs.......................
4. I also enclose a certificate of structural soundness in the prescribed form furnished by the
Engineer Thiru........................Registration No.................Class of district.
or
I have not enclosed the certificate of structural soundness from an Engineer
Dated the Signature of the owner of the building
Enclosures: (1) Statement
(2) Chalan for Rs...................towards the applicaiton fee.
Explanation:- Separate application shall be made in respect of each building.

Statement accompanying Form .A
1. Door number of building
2. Location(Street number, Ward number, name of place, ie.
Corporation /Municipality/Panchayat/ Panchayat Union/
Township Cantonment)

3. Year of construction
4. Approximate cost of construction as per current rates
5. Purpose for which the building is being used or proposed to
be used.

6. Purpose for which the building has hither to been used
7. Details of construction of the building (particulars of the
foundation soil, specification of the various parts under

(1) Foundation
(2) Basement
(3) Superstructure
(4) Floor and roof are to be given
8. Period for which licence is required
9. Number of persons to be accommodated


Signature of the Engineer
Dated:
Certified that no addition or alteration has been made to the existing building or portion of a building
for which this application has been made. I undertake to obtain a fresh licence in case any addition or
alteration is made to the existing building or portion of building. I also undertake to obtain a fresh licence if
the purpose for which the licence was granted for the use of the building or a portion of the building
originally is changed or altered subsequently.

Dated Signature of the owner of the building







FORM - B


(Form of certificate of structural soundness under sub-section (4) of section 4 of the Tamil Nadu
Public Buildings (Licensing) Act, 1965
(Tamil Nadu Act 13 of 1965 ) refered in rule 4 of the Tamil Nadu Public Buildings (Licensing)
Rules, 1966.)

I certify that I have inspected the building mentioned in the statement and furnish below its
salient technical features :

(1) Foundation :

(i) Depth below ground level
(ii) Nature of soil met with at foundation level.
(iii) Pressure at foundation
(iv) Probable save bearing capacity of the strata met with at foundation.

(2) Superstructure :

(i) Maximum stress in the most critical section of masonry and concrete.
(ii) Nature of masonry and concrete and its safe permissible stress.

The structural soundness of the building has been verified by me with reference to I.S.I.
loading standards 875 (Latest version) and other relevant Indian Standards Code of Practice and I
declare that the building is structurally sound to be used as a public building for the purpose noted
in the statement. A licence may be granted for the period from the . to the
.. inclusive.


Date : Signatue of the Engineer

Registration No :

Class :

Address :



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Signature of the Engineer
Class
Registration No
Address



The fees to be paid for grant of licence is as follows.
1. For building other than those mentioned in sub norms (2), (3), (4) Fees
a) The cost which does not exceed Rs.50,000 Rs.10/-
b) The cost of which exceeds Rs.50,000 but does not exceed
Rs.2,00,000
Rs.25/-
c) The cost of which exceeds 2,00,000 but does not exceed
Rs.10,00,000
Rs.50/-
d) The cost of which exceeds 10 lakhs Rs.75/-
2. For Community Hall Cinema Theatre, Hotel & Clubs Rs.5000/-
3. Private Management School(un-aided School) Rs.1000/-
4. For Aided Elementary School and other Charitable Institution
(Rule-12)
Rs.500/-

Fee structure & Head of account
0075-Misc.General Service 800
Other Receipts for Public
Building Licence Act 1965
(Code No: 0075-00800-A1-001)

SomeoftheApprovedPanelofPrivatePracticingEngineers
Name Class Year
J.PisonJoe,
GraceVil,
Kanjiacode629155
ClassI 1998
K.Sivagurunathan,
GaneshAssociates,
HinduCollegeRoad,
Chettikulamjunction
Nagercoil.
ClassI 1998
S.Padmanabhapillai
9AColonyEast,
Ramavarmapuram
Nagercoil1
ClassIA 2000
D.SathishB.E.,
DhasBhavanNorthStreet,
Marthandam629165
ClassI 2000
PitchandiB.E.,
25Thanumalayan,
NewStreetVadasery
ClassIA 2001
B.Easwaramoorthy
30B,St.MarySt.,
Nagercoil4
ClassI 2001
J.Justin
S/O.JameswilsonillsHome
Kotaikattuvilai
Marthandam
ClassII 2006
P.K.VincentM.E.,
PlotNo.2614/4042
HolycrossNagarNagercoil
ClassIA 2006
A.Nagamony,M.E.,
23A/103/ScottNagar
Nagercoil3
ClassIA 2006
A.SheikMohamed
No.5,SecondFloor,
TABComplex,
41,BaratidasanSalai
Cantonment,Tiruchi.
ClassIA 2012
S.Rajakumar
No.15/4A2Vazhavialgathu
puthanveedu,
Karungal&Post
ClassItoIA 2014
BharathWilson,
BharathConstruction,
181/DK.P.Road
Nagercoil1.
ClassIIA 2014

PARTICULARS OF HOSPITAL FOR ISSUING SANITARY CERTIFICATE


I. GENERAL INFORMATION
1. Name of Hospital :
2. Location of Hospital :
3. Name of Managing authority :
4. Number of Doctors : Staff Nurse:
5. Number of Other Staffs;

II. SANITARY CONVENIENCES
1. Latrine facilities
a. Are Latrines conserved properly? : Yes / No
b. Whether Vent pipes are mosquito proofed? : Yes / No
c. Mode of Toilet waste disposal : Septic tank / Soakage pit / Underground sewage
Number available Av. Number per Toilet seat Type
Male Female Staffs Male female Staffs Male Female Staffs


2. Urinal facilities
a. Are there separate Urinals for Male and Female : Yes / No
b. Are there separate Urinals for Doctors: Yes / No
c. Are Urinals conserved properly? : Yes / No
Number available Type
Male Female Staffs Male female Staffs

3. WATER SUPPLY
1. Source of Drinking water : Draw well / Bore well / Pit / Pond / Channel / Lake
2. Is Water supply protected? : Yes / No
3. Water storage : Sump / OHT / GLT
4. Water delivery : Piped / Open

4. BUILDING FACILITY
1. No of Building Available :
2. No of I.P,Rooms Available ;
3. No of Beds Available
4. Condition of Building :
5. Nature of Bio Medical Waste:t
6. Nature of waste disposal :
7. Nature of Lequire waste disposal :

5. OTHER FACILITY
1. Operation Theatre Condition:
2. Scan Room:
3. E.C.G,Room :
4. Lab Room:
5. Blood Storage Facility :

6. Environmental Condition

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
I. Without any conditions : Yes / No
II. With conditions
a.
b.
c.
III. Certificate should not be issued at all due to the following reasons
a.
b.
c.

Signature :
Designation :

PARTICULARS OF HOTEL FOR ISSUING SANITARY CERTIFICATE
I. GENERAL INFORMATION
6. Name of Hotel :
7. Location of Hotel :
8. Name of Owner :
9. Number of Workers : Male : Female:
II. SANITARY CONVENIENCES
3. Latrine facilities
a. Are Latrines conserved properly? : Yes / No
b. Whether Vent pipes are mosquito proofed? : Yes / No
c. Mode of Toilet waste disposal : Septic tank / Soakage pit / Underground sewage
Number available
Av. Number per Toilet
seat
Type
Male Female Male female Male Female


4. Urinal facilities
a. Are there separate Urinals for Male and Female : Yes / No
b. Are there separate Urinals for Doctors: Yes / No
c. Are Urinals conserved properly? : Yes / No
Number available Type
Male Female Male female


3. WATER SUPPLY
5. Source of Drinking water : Draw well / Bore well
6. Is Water supply protected? : Yes / No
7. Water storage : Sump / OHT / GLT
8. Water delivery : Piped / Open
4. BUILDING FACILITY
8. Floors :
9. Walls and ceilings ;
10. Lighting
11. Vendilation :
5. Cleaning Condition
6. Display Cases:
7. Tables:
8. Sinks :
6. Storage Facility
1.Refrigeration:Yes/No
2.CookedFood:
3.UncookedFood:
7.Employees
1.CleanoutergarmentsYes/No
2.HandsCleanYes/No
3.FoodHandlingcertificateYes/No

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
Sanitary Certificate Issue
IV. Without any conditions : Yes / No
V. With conditions
a.
b.
c.
VI. Certificate should not be issued at all due to the following reasons
a.
b.
c.
Signature :
Designation :
PARTICULARS OF SCHOOL FOR ISSUING SANITARY CERTIFICATE
UNDER THE TAMILNADU EDUCATIONAL RULES
I. GENERAL INFORMATION
10. Name of School :
11. Location of School :
12. Name of Managing authority :
13. Number of Teachers : Male: Female:
14. Number of Pupils : Boys : Girls:
II. SANITARY CONVENIENCES
5. Latrine facilities
a. Are Latrines conserved properly? : Yes / No
b. Whether Vent pipes are mosquito proofed? : Yes / No
c. Mode of Toilet waste disposal : Septic tank / Soakage pit / Underground sewage
Number available Av. Number per Toilet seat Type
Boys Girls Teachers Boys Girls Teachers Boys Girls Teachers

6. Urinal facilities
a. Are there separate Urinals for Boys and Girls : Yes / No
b. Are there separate Urinals for Teachers? : Yes / No
c. Are Urinals conserved properly? : Yes / No
Number available Type
Boys Girls Teachers Boys Girls Teachers

III. WATER SUPPLY
9. Source of Drinking water : Draw well / Bore well / Pit / Pond / Channel / Lake
10. Is Water supply protected? : Yes / No
11. Water storage : Sump / OHT / GLT
12. Water delivery : Piped / Open
IV. MID DAY MEAL
12. Is there any Dining room : Yes / No
13. Are Midday meals are given : Yes / No
14. Nature of Kitchen : Thatched / Tiled / Terraced / Others
15. Condition of Kitchen : Poor ventilated / Not ventilated / Adequately ventilated
16. Is the Midday meal adequate? : Yes / No
17. Nature of waste disposal : Burning / Burying / Dumping / Scattered / Others
V. PLAY GROUND
9. Location of Play Ground : Within the campus / Outside / Far off
10. Is Play ground area adequate? : Yes / No
VI. CLASS ROOM DETAILS
(PleasefillintheenclosedProformaforClassRoomdetails)
Sanitary Certificate Head o f the Account :
0215-01-800 A/F other Public Health Receipt
Amount : Rs. 25/-

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
Whether a certificate under the Tamilnadu Educational Rules could be issued
VII. Without any conditions : Yes / No
VIII. With conditions
a.
b.
c.
IX. Certificate should not be issued at all due to the following reasons
a.
b.
c.


Signature :
Designation :
VI. CLASS ROOM DETAILS PROFORMA
Standard Division
Height
of room
Floor
area
L x B
No. of Pupils
Av. Floor
area per
Pupil
Proper
ventilation
(Yes/No)
Proper
Lighting
(Yes/No)
Black board
condition
(Bad/Good)
Distance
between
Black board
and Front
bench
Used as
passage
(Yes/No)
Condition of structure
Boys Girls Roof Floor Wall











Signature and Designation
Head of account for Sanitary Certificate
Fees Rs.25
0215-01-800-AF-0006
01-water supply 0215-Water and Sanitation
AF Other Public Health receipt.

APPENDIX III
FORM OF APPLICATION FOR APPLYING FIRE LICENCE
(See Section 13)
Street.
Ward

1. Premises number and name of building

::
2. Occupants


(a) Name of firm of company or business factory ::
(b) Name of the proprietor owner ::
(c) Name of Contract

::
3 Description of


(a) Nature of business, trade or process ::
(b) Commodities and quantities applied for ::
(c) Position of Storages in relation to number of
rooms, floor area, etc.,

(d) Commodities already licenced together with
quantities (By Municipality, State or Central
Government) State Licence number
::
(e) Trade, Business or commodities applied for and
disapproved with reasons if any

::
4. Building


(i) Constructional features (Fire resistance of the
building in hours)

(i) General ::
Low Fire risk - Cement concrete or brick -
walled
::
Medium Fire risk - Brick - Walled and timber
framed
::
high Fire risk - Mostly timbre - framed such
as timber-floors, timber-roof, timber-
staircase, etc,
::
(ii) Particulars
Number of storeys and basements, if any ::
Walls ::
Doors ::
Windows (barred, etc.) ::
Verandahs or balconies ::
Floors ::
(Attics, Mezzanine floors, lofts, etc,) ::
Ceiling ::
Roof (or terrace) ::
2
Number of Staircases and position enclosed
or open
::

(b) Other occupations within immediate 20 all-
round the proposed building
::
(Shops, godowns, factories, workshops,
hotels, departmental stores, schools,
hospitals, residences, Offices, etc,)

5. Observation
(i) Width of road / Street/ lane ::
(ii) Accessibility for Fire-engines ::
(iii) Nearest Fire Hydrant ::
(iv) Bounded on (if open space, state width and whether
road, lane, by-lane or sweeper's lane, If structures,
state shed building, etc., and proximity)
::
North ::
South ::
East ::
West ::
6. Nearest means of communication ::
(i) Telephone ::
(ii) Street Fire Alarm ::
(iii) Fire Station ::
(iv) Police Chowki or Station / Telephone No.

::
7. Installed fire - righting equipment, if any (buckets, sand,
fire-extinguishers and their types. First aid, hose reel,
private hydrants and hose, sprinklers, pumps, etc.)
::
8 Fire detection

::
(i) Fire-detecting and alarms system, if any ::
(ii) Watchman, if any

::
9. Water-Supply, other sources, if any lists, Static Tanks,
Wells, Ponds, etc., Storage tanks (Overhead, surface or
underground)
::

Certified that the above particulars furnished are true to the best of my knowledge

Signature of Applicant.
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