The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) on Thursday sealed a building in T.Nagar for violations.

According to a release, the building with the address New Door No.9/5, Old No.9, Vidyodaya East Main Road, T.Nagar, was locked and sealed as the owner had constructed a “residential building comprising stilt floor plus ground floor plus three floors intended for seven dwelling units”.

However, the planning permission obtained was only for constructing a residential building with stilt floor plus two floors with four dwelling units.

The construction was in contravention to the approved plan obtained by the owner on May 29, 2009 from the Chennai Corporation.

The building was sealed under the provisions of Sections 56 and 57 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1971 as it had violations pertaining to setbacks, FSI and parking.