Comprehensive List of The Statutory Clearances


Comprehensive list of the statutory clearances, registration & NOCs required Pre-establishment of a business/industry as well as running of business/industry from the state Government


S. No. Stage Department / Organization Name of the Service Time Limit prescribed under RTS, 2011
1. Pre-Establishment Revenue Issuance of Non encumbrance Certificate 3 days
2. Pre-Operation Health Issuance of fresh Drug License/Renewal to Retail Chemists 30 days' subject to submission of requisite documentation
3. Pre-Operation Health Issuance of fresh Drug License to Manufacturers 60 days' subject to submission of requisite documentation
4. Pre-Operation Health Issuance of Drug License to Manufacturers of Homeopathy Medicines 60 days
5. Pre-Operation Health Cosmetic Manufacturing License 60 days
6. Pre-Operation Health Issuance of License for Food (If turnover is more than Rs. 12 lakh) 60 days
7. Pre-Establishment Housing & Urban Development Sanction of Building Plans – Authority, Revised Building Plans (Residential) 30 days
8. Pre-Establishment Housing & Urban Development Sanction of Building Plans –Authority, Revised Building Plans (Commercial) 30 days
9. Pre-Operation Housing & Urban Development Issue of Completion / Occupation Certificate for Building 15 days
10. Pre-Operation Housing & Urban Development Issue of No Objection Certificate / Duplicate Allotment / Re-allotment Letter 10 days (No Objection Certificate) / 3 days (Duplicate Allotment letter)/ 10 days (Re-allotment Letter)
11. Pre-Establishment Housing & Urban Development Issue of Conveyance Deed 15 days
12. Pre-Operation Housing & Urban Development Water Supply and Sewerage Connection 7 days
13. Pre-Establishment Local Government Sanction of Building Plans / Revised Building Plans (Residential) – in Improvement 30 days
14. Pre-Establishment Local Government Sanction of Building Plans / Revised Building Plans (Other than Residential)- in 60 days
15. Pre-Operation Local Government Issue of Completion / Occupation Certificate for Buildings (All Categories) 15 days
16. Pre-Establishment Local Government Sanction of Water Supply / Sewerage Connection in Corporation Cities 7 days
17. Pre-Operation Local Government Sanction of Water Supply / Sewerage Connection in M.C. Towns 7 days
18. Pre-Operation Local Government License for Slaughterhouse 30 days
19. Pre-Establishment Local Government Sanction of Change of Land Use 60 days
20. Pre-Operation Local Government Issue of NOC for Fire Safety 30 days
21. Pre-Operation Pre-Operation Rural Water Supply & Sanitation
(Sanction of Water Supply Connection)
7 days
22. Pre-Operation Home Issuance of NOC for setting up of Cinema Hall 30 days
i)Time for obtaining NOC from various department by the office of Deputy Commissioner or Police Commissionerate (15 days).
ii)Time for action by Deputy Commissioner office to deliver the
23. Pre-Operation Agriculture Issuance and renewal of license for sale of seeds/ fertilizers/ insecticides 24 Days
24. Pre-Operation Agriculture Addition of Godown in seeds/fertilizers/ insecticides licenses 24 Days
25. Pre-Operation ndustries/Punjab Small Industries & Export Corporation Limited Sanction of Water Supply and Sewerage Connection 10 days
26. Pre-Establishment Industries/Punjab Small Industries & Export Corporation Limited Conversion from lease to Free Hold 30 days
27. Pre-Operation Power/ Electricity Meter Complaints: Inspection and replacement of slow, fast/ creeping, stuck up meters Inspection within 7 days and replacement within 10 days of receipt of complaint
28. Pre-Operation Power/Electricity Release of Supply-High Tension 11000 volts Within 50 days
29. Pre-Operation Power/Electricity Release of Supply-High Tension 33000 volts Within 80 days
30. Pre-Operation Power/Electricity Release of Supply-Extra High Tension Within 105 days
31. Pre-Operation Power/Electricity Erection of Sub station required for release of supply within the time period approved by the Commission
32. Pre-Establishment Power/Electricity Issue of No Objection Certificate for release of connections in the colonies being developed by Developers/Builders/Societies/ owners/ Associations of Resents 45 days
33. Pre-Operation Power/Electricity To issue No Objection / Consent within 12 working days for allowing Open Access to 12 days
34. Pre-Establishment Town & Country Planning CLU (Where Master Plan is notified and Local Planning areas are not notified. Residential, Industrial, Institutional Purpose: upto 25 acres and Commercial (excluding multiplex and shopping mall upto 2 acres) 23 days
35. Pre-Establishment Town & Country Planning Building Plans upto 500 Sq. mtrs 15 days
36. Pre-Establishment Town & Country Planning 500 - 5000 Sq. mtrs 15 days
37. Pre-Establishment Town & Country Planning Upto 5000 – 10000 Sq. mtrs 45 days
38. Pre-Establishment Town & Country Planning Sanction of building plans above 10000 square meters 60 days
39. Pre-Operation Town & Country Planning Completion/Partial Completion Certificate: up to 500 Sq mtrs. 15 days
40. Pre-Operation Town & Country Planning 500 - 5000 Sq. mtrs 15 days
41. Pre-Operation Town & Country Planning More than 5000 Sq. mtrs 23 days
42. Pre-Operation Town & Country Planning Issue of Completion/Partial Completion certificate above 10000 square meters 30 days
43. Pre-Establishment Town & Country Planning Land use classification 5 days
44. Pre-Establishment Industry Department (a) Registration of Societies under the Society Registration Act, XXI of 1860 at District level 10 days
45. Pre-Establishment Industry Department (a) Registration of Societies under the Society Registration Act- XXI of 1860 at Headquarter 15 days
46. Pre-Establishment Industry Department Registration of New Firms Head Quarter: 15 days
47. Pre-Operation Excise and Taxation Grant of Registration Certificate 30 days
48. Pre-Operation Excise and Taxation Amendment in Registration Certificate 30 days
49. Pre-Operation Excise and Taxation Issue of Duplicate Registration Certificate 30 days
50. Pre-Operation Excise and Taxation Allotment of Tax Deduction Number in case of Works Contract 30 days
51. Pre-Operation Excise and Taxation Registration under Luxury Tax 30 days
52. Pre-Operation Excise and Taxation Hard Bar License 60 days
53. Pre-Operation Excise and Taxation Beer Bar License 60 days
54. Pre-Operation Excise and Taxation Annual License to Marriage Palaces 30 days
55. Pre-Operation Excise and Taxation Bar License to Clubs 60 days
56. Pre-Establishment Excise and Taxation Permit for industrial Alcohol to Chemical industries etc. 60 days
57. Pre-Operation Labour Registration under the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970 after receipt of duly completed application along with prescribed fee. 30 days
58. Pre-Operation Labour License under the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970 after receipt of duly completed application along with prescribed fee. 30 days
59. Pre-Operation Labour Renewal of License under the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970 after receipt of duly completed application along with prescribed fee. 30 days
60. Pre-Operation Labour Registration under Punjab Shops and Commercial Establishments Act, 1958 30 days
61. Pre-Establishment Labour (Factory wing) Acceptance of plans of new 30 days
62. Pre-Operation Labour (Factory wing) Registration of Factory to run factory after receipt of complete documents along with prescribed 15 days
63. Pre-Operation Labour (Factory wing) Grant of Factory Licence to run factory after receipt of complete documents along with prescribed fee 15 days
64. Pre-Operation Labour (Factory wing) Renewal of Factory licence, after receipt of complete documents along with prescribed fee 60 days
65. Pre-Establishment Forests & Wildlife Preservation Processing of proposals for diversion of forest land under Forest Conservation Act, 1980. 30 days – (For Office of Divisional Forest Officer)
7 days- (For Office of Conservator of Forests)
7 days – (For office of Nodal Officer/PCCF)
7 days – (For Secretary, Forest)
66. Pre-Establishment PWD, Irrigation, Drainage and other land owning Departments Issue NOC for the FCA proposal to Forest Department for ‘236 a’ above. 15 days
67. Pre-Establishment Forests & Wildlife Preservation NOC to be sent to the Competent Authority cum Site Appraisal Committee for site clearance of 15 days
68. Pre-Establishment Forests & Wildlife Preservation Issue of permit for felling of trees in the areas notified under Punjab Land Preservation Act, 1900 as per the Punjab Govt. Policy and Felling Programme.
I. Upto 40 hectare.
II. Upto 100 hectare.
III. More than 100 hectare.
I. Upto 40 hectare. (60 days)
II. Upto 100 hectare. (75 days)
III. More than 100 hectare. (90 days)
69. Pre-Establishment Industries & Commerce (Directorate of Industries) Allotment of plots 45 days from close of advertisement inviting applications and another 15 days for issuance of allotment letter by Department of Industries
70. Pre-Operation Industries & Commerce (Directorate of Industries) Certification/Inspection of Boilers 30 days from the date of receipt of application from the concerned Industrial Unit.
71. Pre-Operation Industries & Commerce (Directorate of Industries) Issuance of No Due Certificate 15 days
72. Pre-Operation Industries & Commerce (Directorate of Industries) Transfer of Industrial Plots where conveyance deed has already been executed in Industrial Area, Industrial Estates and Industrial Development Colony in the State of Punjab
(through original allottee)
i) Undisputed- 7 days
ii) Disputed- 45 Days
73. Pre-Operation Industries & Commerce (Directorate of Industries) Transfer of Industrial Plots where conveyance deed has already been executed in Industrial Area, Industrial Estates and Industrial Development Colony in the State of Punjab (through GPA) i) Undisputed- 7 days
ii) Disputed- 45 Days
74. Pre-Operation Industries & Commerce (Directorate of Industries) Transfer of Industrial Plots where conveyance deed has already been executed in Industrial Area, Industrial Estates and Industrial Development Colony in the State of Punjab (within family/blood) i) Undisputed- 7 days
ii) Disputed- 45 Days
75. Pre-Establishment Industries & Commerce (Directorate of Industries) Permission for renting of portion of Industrial Plot in Focal Points. 15 days
76. Pre-Operation Industries & Commerce (Directorate of Industries) Permission for Change of End Product in Focal Points 7 days
77. Pre-Operation Industries & Commerce (Directorate of Industries) Grant of License under Lubricating and Grease Control Order, 1987. 15 days
78. Pre-Operation Industries & Commerce (Directorate of Industries) Entrepreneurship Memorandum Part-1 Under MSME Act, 2006 1 day
79. Pre-Operation Industries & Commerce (Directorate of Industries) Entrepreneurship Memorandum Part-2 Under MSME Act,2006 1 day
80. Pre-Operation Industries & Commerce (Directorate of Industries) NOC/Permission for sale of Industrial Plot in Industrial Area, Industrial Estate and Industrial Development Colony. 10 days
81. Pre-Establishment Industries & Commerce (Punjab Infotech) Allotment of plots 45 days from close of advertisement inviting applications and another 15 days for issuance of allotment letter by Punjab Infotech.
82. Pre-Establishment Industries & Commerce (Punjab Infotech) Transfer of industrial plot through original allottee 30 days
83. Pre-Establishment Industries & Commerce (Punjab Infotech) Transfer of industrial plot through GPA 30 days.
84. Pre-Establishment Industries & Commerce (Punjab Infotech) Transfer of plot within family/blood relation 30 days
85. Pre-Establishment Industries & Commerce (Punjab Infotech) NOC/ Permission to sale of industrial plot 21 days
86. Pre-Establishment Industries & Commerce (PSIEC) Transfer of industrial plot through original allottee 30 days
87. Pre-Establishment Industries & Commerce (PSIEC) Transfer of industrial plot through GPA 30 days.
88. Pre-Establishment Industries & Commerce (PSIEC) Transfer of plot within family/blood relation 30 days
89. Pre-Establishment Industries & Commerce (PSIEC) NOC/ Permission to sale of industrial plot 21 days
90. Pre-Establishment Industries & Commerce (PSIEC) Sanction of Building plan 30 days
91. Pre-Establishment Science, Technology & Environment (Punjab Pollution Control Board) Grant of Consent to establish (NOC) to Small Scale Green Category Industry 15 days
92. Pre-Operation Science, Technology & Environment (Punjab Pollution Control Board) Grant of Consent to operate to Small Scale Green Category Industry 15 days
93. Pre-Operation Science, Technology & Environment (Punjab Pollution Control Board) Grant of Authorization under Hazardous Wastes (Management, Handling & Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2008 30 days
94. Pre-Operation Science, Technology & Environment (Punjab Pollution Control Board) Grant of Authorization under Bio Medical Wastes (Management & Handling) Amendment Rules, 2003Upto 50 beds HCES and lab and Blood Banks, Pathological etc. 30 days


Comprehensive List of Statutory Clearances As Letter No PBIP/RG/2916 1611-1612 Dated 30-06-2016