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Ministry of Housing & Lands

Morcellement

APPLICATION FOR A MORCELLEMENT PERMIT
DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICE
The Morcellement Unit is the section in the Ministry of Housing and Lands which deals with the collection, processing of applications and the issue of Morcellement Permits.
Morcellement Permits are issued for subdivision or excision of plots of land into 2 or more lots for residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural or other purposes.
PROCEDURES FOR OBTENTION OF A MORCELLEMENT PERMIT:
1.    Filling of the appropriate form for Morcellement Permit
2.    Filling  of the application form for Development Permit
3.    Submission of forms by the applicant at the Morcellement Unit and payment of appropriate Processing fee as well as screening  of same at the time of submission by officers of the Unit
4.    If all documents are in order, the application form is collected by the Unit and forwarded to all authorities forming part of the Morcellement Board for their views.
5.    Upon receipt of views, the respective application is examined at the level of the Morcellement Board and if same satisfies all planning requirements it is recommended to the Minister for his approval for issue of a Letter of Intent to enable infrastructural works or for approval for issue of a Morcellement Permit for applications pertaining to Agricultural purpose.
6.    A Morcellement Permit is issued to the applicant upon payment of the appropriate Morcellement Fee.
COMPOSITION OF THE MORCELLEMENT BOARD
The Morcellement Board is composed as follows:
1.    Ministry of Housing and Lands (Chairperson)
2.    Ministry of Agro Industry and Food Security
3.    Ministry of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport
4.    Ministry of Health and Quality of Life
5.    Ministry of Local Government
6.    Ministry of Environment, Sustainable Development and Disaster and Beach Management
7.    Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
8.    Central Water Authority
9.    Central Electricity Board
10. Wastewater Management Authority
11. Local Authorities
12. Survey Division of the Ministry of Housing and Lands
13. Planning Division of the Ministry of Housing and Lands
 FEES
 
Processing fee
For Residential/ Commercial Purpose
Rate
 
Up to 8500 m2
Rs 250
 
Above 8500 m2
Rs 500
 
Above 21000 m2
Rs 1000
 
For Agricultural Purpose
Rs 250
Morcellement fee
Residential purpose up to 7 lots
Rs 15/m2
 
Residential purpose above 7 lots
Rs 30/m2
 
Commercial/Industrial
Rs 10/m2
 
Both Residential – Commercial/Industrial
Rate (i) & (ii) applies resp
 
Agricultural purpose
Rs5/m2
 
Cash Office is open between 0900 hrs and 1430 hrs
 
 GUIDELINES, APPLICATION FORMS AND RELATED DOCUMENTS ARE AVAILABLE AT:
1.       Morcellement Unit                                                      
3rd Floor, 52 Ebene Tower
Cybercity 1, Ebene
 
2.      http://housing.govmu.org
          Application Forms