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Obtaining a development permit for multipurpose development activities

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Introduction
To consider whether permission can be granted for the development activities carried out in places that are not in conformity with the planning and building regulations of the Urban Development Authority according to the topography of the areas declared by the Urban Development Authority and to obtain a Development Permit accordingly.

This service can be obtained from the following divisions and provincial offices:
Western Province Division
Central Province Office
Southern Province Office
North-Western Province Office
Sabaragamuwa Province Office
Uva Province Office
North Central Province Office
Eastern Province Office
Northern Province Office

Eligibility
1.Ownership of land/ property or
2. “qualified person” in terms of the planning and building regulations published in the gazette notification No.392/9 of 1986 (dated 30/10/1986)should Certify the application

From where�an application can be obtained?
Applications can be obtained from the Western Province Division and all the Provincial Offices of the UDA

Application Fee
Free of charge.

Hours for submitting applications
From 9.00 am to 3.00pm – Every working day

Service Charge
Residential Rs. 2240/- (Including VAT)
Subdivision of Land Depends on the area of the Land
Commercial Rs.5,600/- (Including VAT)

Time taken to provide the service
A normal permit can be issued within 15 working days.

Supporting documents required
1.A copy of the Survey Plan of the Land
2.Application Duly Filled
3.Rough sketch of the route to access the land
4.Documents requested by UDA depending on the requirement

Staff Officers in charge of the service

Western Province Office

Designation
Name
Section
Telephone
Fax
Email
Director-Western Province
Ms. Shirani Ariyathilake
Western province section
 
+94-011-2863101
 
+94-011-2888013
Deputy Director
Ms. Nilanthi Ratnayaka
Gampaha Sub-Office-Zone I
+94-033-2234757
+94-033-2221934
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Deputy Director
Vacant
Gampaha Sub-Office-Zone II
+94-033-2221934
 
+94-033-2221934
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Officer in Charge

Y.Anuralal
Kalutara Sub-Office
+94-034-2222647
 
+94-034-2222647
 
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Central Province Office

Designation
Name
Section
Telephone
Fax
Email
Deputy Director General ZoneII
Vacant
Planning
+94-081-2223851
+94-081-2223851
Director (Central Province)
H.A.Dayananda
Planning
+94-081-2203702
+94-081-2223851

Deputy Director (Kandy)

Vacant
Planning
+94-081-2203701
+94-081-2223851

Deputy Director (Matale)

Abeyaratne
Planning

+94-081-2236785

+94-081-2236785

Deputy Director (Nuwara-Eliya District Office)

Anura Medawala
Planning

+94-052-2223664

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Perf. Director(Dambulla Project)

H.W.Somarathna
Planning
+94-066-2283422/4921733
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North Western Province Office

Designation Name Section Telephone Fax Email
Perf.Director (North Western) W.J.Senewiratne Planning +94-037-2230134 - -
Asst.Director (Provincial Office-Kurunegala) K.M.Senaratna Planning +94-037-2220908 - -
OIC/Asst.Director(District Office-Puttalam) A.M.Senaratna Planning +94-032-2221742 - -


Southern Province Office

Designation Name Section Telephone Fax Email
Director (Matara District) M.D.Sumathipala Planning

+94-041-2230413
+94-041-2232594

+94-041-2230413 -

Act.Director (Galle District)

Ms.C.K.S.Basnayake

Planning

+94-091-2234830

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Deputy Director(Hambantota District) W.P.K.Chandrawansa

Planning

+94-047-2222069
+94-060-2621585

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OIC(Beliatta Sub-Office M.K.S.Jayasekera

Planning

+94-047-2251530

- -

Deputy Director(Ambalangoda Sub-Office)

W.M.Dayarathna

Planning

+94-091-2258624

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OIC/Land Officer (Moneragala District Office)

M.P.Podinilame

Planning

+94-047-2235343

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Uva Province Office

Designation Name Section Telephone Fax Email
Director (Uva Province) N.P.Ranatunga Planning

+94-055-2229959
+94-055-2223721

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North Central Province Office

Designation Name Section Telephone Fax Email
Director (North Central Province)
D.M.B.Ranatunga
Planning

+94-025-2223537
+94-025-2223391

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PLanning Assistant(Polonnaruwa District Office

H.M.G.Banda

Planning

+94-027-2226126

- -

Eastern Province Office

Designation Name Section Telephone Fax Email
Director
(Eastern Province)
K.A.D.Chandradasa Planning +94-026-2223097 - -

OIC(Ampara District)

G.K.C.Karunaratna Planning

+94-026-2222656

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OIC(Batticaloa District Office) A.M.Nazaar Planning

+94-065-2222953

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OIC(Kalmunai Sub-Office)

Ms.M.M.Murshida Shereen Planning

+94-067-2225359
+94-067-2224250

+94-067-2224250 -

Sabaragamuwa Province Office

Designation Name Section Telephone Fax Email

Act. Director
(Sabaragamuwa
Province)-
(Ratnapura)

W.Gunarathna

Plannning

+94-045-2225690
+94-045-2222086
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Director
(Kegalle District Office

W.Gunarathna

Plannning

+94-035-2231935 - -

Northern Province Office

Desigantion Name Section Telephone Fax Email
Director(Northern Province) N.Rajanayagam Planning +94-021-2223269� - -
Director(Northern Province) –Vavuniya District Office N.Rajanayagam Planning +94-024-2220518 - -


Specimen application
Specimen of a completed application
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Organization Information

Urban Development Authority

6th and 7th Floors
"SETHSIRIPAYA"
Battaramulla


Mrs. Pushpa Gamage
Telephones:011-2875916 to 2875920, 011-2873644, 011-2873647, 011-2873649, 011-2873651, 011-2873652, 011-2875333
Fax Nos:011-2872390
Email:info@uda.lk
Website: www.uda.lk

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Last Updated On: 2011-08-15 10:36:09
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