Khata Registration & Khata Transfer in Bangalore
The citizens of Bangalore who reside under the Bangalore Municipality are required to have Khata accounts registered under the Bangalore Municipality. These accounts are nothing but proper documentations of the properties that are registered under the civic authority of Bangalore. The main aim for having a Khata is to make a link between the common people and civic regulatory body. This Khata will be utilized to calculate the property tax which will be implemented for that particular property. The Khata is the only required document one need to have in possession for their properties, be it personal house or piece of land or commercial plot, so that taxation of property by the municipality body is to be done with its help. There are several guidelines regarding the registration of Khatas and their transfers.
Khata registration under the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike – the civic authority of Bangalore
The BBPM has several groups and departments of making Khata registration for the people who live in the jurisdiction of the Bangalore municipality or the BBMP. The registration is done both in online and offline mode by visiting the official website of BBMP, Karnataka. There are different techniques of registrations made by the BBMP under its Khata documentation policy. Each type of Khata registration is different as some properties are new while some are combined once. Also there are other properties which are to be transferred from one owner to another.
Registration of Khata for new properties under BBMP
For those types of properties, which are unregistered and needs new registration under the BBMP, the Khata certification for the new properties is done. One mode of application for Khata is the owner can apply online for the Khata and get his new property Khata certified by the BBMP. One can visit the website: http://bbmp.gov.in/khata for new registration of property for Khata. They may also visit the BBMP office for new Khata registrations. There are two types of properties registered under the Khata for new properties. One is properties which are developed and approved by the Govt. i.e. through the housing policies of the state of Karnataka. Another type of property is other land or personal properties, apartments or commercial plots.
Documents required for the registration of Khata
For the properties which are provided under the state housing schemes or for private property or commercial property, there are a set of documents listed for the registration of Khata accounts. The application for Khata is to be filled in properly which consists the details of the owner, details of the property and certification of ownership of the property. The title deed copy along with the certification of possession must be submitted along with the filled in application. There must be a sketch of property location included along with the blueprint of measurements. If there are any payment of taxes made earlier for that property, then the receipts of the tax payment must be submitted.
Some important data regarding the Khata registration under BBMP
|Sl. No.||Khata attributes||Related data|
|1||Name of Governing body||Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP)|
|2||No. of seats or wards under BBMP||198|
|3||Website for Khata registrations and upgradations||http://bbmp.gov.in/khata|
|4||Time required for Khata registration for properties by BDA / KHB||7 days|
|5||Time required for Khata registration for the revenue or commercial properties||30 days|
|6||Time required for Khata registration for the apartments and commercial complexes||30 days|
Transfer of Khata from one owner to another
In case of the change of ownership of a property which is located under the governance of BBMP, there is a set of guidelines mentioned by the BBMP body. There are several reasons for transfer of Khata. Suppose the registered owner of the property dies. Then the property will be transferred from the name of the dead owner to a new owner. Khata transfer is also done in case of selling of property from one party to another. Also is the owner wants to gift the property to another person, then also Khata registration is to be done. One of the main reasons of Khata transfers seen is family partition where a property will be partitioned into parts and will have a separate owner for each.
Documents needed for transfer of Khata
The Khata application for the property transfer is to be filled up and submitted in the Bangalore civic government office along with some set of documents. The documents related to the title along with its flow chart must be submitted. In case of death of the original owner, the certification of death must be submitted in original. Again if the transfer is due to partition of property between family members or is the property is given as a gift. Then proper registered affidavit or gift certificate showing the will of the previous owner in original must be submitted along with the application.
Khata for other civic operations of BBMP
Khata is nothing but an important document which indicates the linkage between the people and the civic authority in the city of Bangalore. Just like a bank account book is required to make interactions and transactions between a bank and a customer. Similarly, all major services like property tax, electricity registration, water supply, trade license, etc. are being dealt with the help of Khata document. It consists of details of property which includes the registered name of the owner, the accurate measurements of the property approved by the govt., the locality where the property is situated and the nature of use of property. These parameters decide the property taxes to be implied on that property by the civic body of Bangalore.