Zones

Functions

By decentralising various public services being provided by Surat Municipal Corporation, a Zonal systems has been Implemented. The whole Surat city has been divided into 7 zones. The scope of every zone is mentioned below in brief:

Health Department

  • Scavenging entire area that falls under the zone.
  • To clean choked, gully-trap and sewer traps.
  • Food inspection branch.
  • License permit for food.
  • Vaccination, birth/death registration, family planning.
  • Market department to remove the nuisance of stray animals¬—malaria control.

Assessment and Recovery Department

  • Assessment of properties.
  • Recovery of property tax, education tax, etc.
  • Appeals regarding assessment and rent recovery of corporation's various properties etc.
  • Registration of shop/firm’s renewal and court complaints regarding breach of law.

Engineering Department

  • To build new roads up to 60 feet width, to widen the roads, repairs & re-carpeting of roads etc.
  • To build roads up to 80 feet width and their repair work.
  • To build society road by raising public funds - to prepare new footpath, to repair them, scraping etc.
  • To build new buildings and to maintain the Municipal Properties.
  • To build and maintain school buildings.
  • To sanction and provide water supply 1/2" domestic and 1" industrial connection.
  • Repair work of main water pipelines up to 22".
  • Legal procedures for illegal connections, repair of contaminated water connections.
  • Issuing permits regarding water stand posts, free water connection hand pump, drainage connections.
  • Issuing permits for layout of low rise buildings procedure against illegal construction.
  • Legal procedures against illegal drainage connections & illegal construction.
  • To construct and maintain (box drain) rain water drain.
  • Disposal of rain water through additional catch pits/inlet chambers.
  • To maintain and clean temporary/permanent drainage.
  • Implementation of town planning scheme-recovery of betterment charges.
  • To take actions against public nuisance and damaged property.
  • Issuing permits for mandap, banner, hoarding-collection of land-rent, property rent.
  • To remove permanent/temporary encroachments, to make alternative arrangement for obstructing slums.
  • Cleaning.
  • Sprinkling of pesticides.
  • Collection, transportation, and final disposal of solid waste.
  • Disposal of carcasses of animals.
  • License renewal of non-edible things (matches, kerosene, coal, fireworks etc.) and edible things.
  • Issue license for eatables and non-eatable items under the BPMC Act,1949.
  • To clean choked gully-trap.
  • Cleaning of drip well.
  • Chlorination of the well in use and chlorine test of water samples.
  • Legal actions against citizens who are creating nuisance.
  • Inspection of hotels, hawkers, and small shopkeeper with a hygienic point of view.
  • Cleaning of public urinals.
  • Inspection of cinema halls, theatres, and other public entertainment places from hygiene point of view.
  • To avail basic details of the epidemic, immediately inform higher authority regarding disease control measures.

Organization Structure

Organization Structure