Nagercoil Local Planning Authority (NLPA)

Nagercoil Local Planning Authority was constituted under the Town and Country Planning, Act, 1971 during the year 1993. The Authority consist District Collector as Chairman, Assistant Director of Town and Country Planning as Member Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Local  Authority and other nominated representatives as Member. Ever Since the constitution of the Authority,  the Authority is functioning as under the Town and Country Planning Act, The Main role of the Authority  contemplated under the Town and Country Planing Act, The main role of the Authority is to ensure controlled, sustainable development of the area for which the Authority  of prepare Masterlan, Detailed Development Plans as contemplated under the Town and country Planning Act and notify the plans as per the procedures laid down  under the Act rules, Apart from the Preparation of plans, the Authority issues approved permission for the construction of various buildings and for the development  lands  such as layouts etc.

The following Local bodies are covered under  Nagercoil Local Planning Authority


  1. Nagercoil

Town Panchayats

  1. Sunchindrum(HACA)
  2. Theroor(HACA)
  3. Aloor(HACA)
  4. Puthalam
  5. Thengamputhur
  6. Ganapathipuram

Village Panchayat

  1. Kaniyakulam(HACA)
  2. Dharmapuram
  3. Rajakkamangalam
  4. Ramapuram(HACA)
  5. Therekalputhur
  6. Beemanagari
  7. Thirupathisaram
  8. Athikattuvilai
  9. Elluvilai
  10. Melakrishnanputhur
  11. Pallamthurai
  12. Parakkai
  13. Kesavanputhanthurai
  14. Putheri (HACA)
  15. Manakudy


i) Master Plan

Initially the Master Plan was consented vide G.O.Ms.No.366 H & UD Dept.dt.11.04.85 under section 24 and approved under section 28 vide G.O.Ms.No.198 H & UD Department dated 14.02.1991.Then the Master Plan was reviewed under section 32 and consented vide G.O.Ms.No.289 H & UD Department dated 12.07.1999 and then approved vide G.O.Ms.No.213 H & UD Department dated.14.10.2008. This master plan is followed at present.

ii)Detailed Development (DD)Plan   ( PDF 96.5KB )



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