Corporation Commissioner, R. Nanthagopal, has warned commercial establishments, especially hotels and marriage halls against littering the public space.
In a statement, the Commissioner said that tea-stalls, hotels, juice parlours and cane juice sellers should not dump their waste in public places.
Instead, they should collect their waste in a dustbin and keep them outside their shop and hand over them when the Corporation sanitary workers come for collection.
Otherwise, they should dump them only in the dumper bins kept on the streets and road sides. He said that those who found violating the Corporation rules and dump garbage and let sewage on road would be imposed a fine in the range of Rs. 500 to Rs. 1,000. In another statement, the Commissioner has appealed to the city residents to cooperate with the Corporation officials who visit their premises to measure the buildings for levying property tax. He said the officials were making visits to buildings where additional construction had been taken up.
The building owners were asked to produce the necessary documents to help the officials levy tax.