LAHORE: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) took decisive action on Friday against multiple establishments that violated land use regulations and failed to pay the commercialization fee in Johar Town and Quaid-e-Azam Town.
In a significant move in Johar Town, LDA officials sealed eight car showrooms due to their non-compliance with the payment of the commercialization fee. Meanwhile, in Quaid-e-Azam Town, over twenty properties faced similar action for breaching land use rules. The list of sealed properties encompasses marriage halls, marble retailers, electronic outlets, and various other commercial shops.
The operation was spearheaded by Chief Town Planner-II, Azhar Ali, and Director of Town Planning Zone-VII, Syed Ali Abbas. They were supported by a robust enforcement team and local police. LDA sources confirmed that multiple notices had been dispatched to these establishments prior to this enforcement action, signaling the seriousness of the violations.
Commissioner of Lahore and Director-General of LDA, Muhammad Ali Randhawa, has issued clear directives for the continuation of these unbiased operations. He emphasized the importance of adhering to bylaws and curbing illegal commercial activities throughout Lahore. The recent actions underscore LDA’s commitment to ensuring a regulated and lawful urban environment in the city.