Approval of factory plans – Karnataka

  • Act/Rule/Legislation

  • Online Link to Act/Rule/Legislation

  • Initial Setup or Ongoing Maintenance

    Initial Setup only

  • Filing and Maintenance Requirements

    The occupier to obtain previous permission in writing of the Inspectorate of Factories and Boilers before citing, constructing the factory building at the entry level and also the permission is required whenever the factory is extended or machineries and plants are added.

  • Penalty

    If in, or in respect of, any factory there is any contravention of any of the provisions of this Act or of any rules made thereunder or of any order in writing given thereunder, the occupier and manager of the factory shall each be guilty of an offence and punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years or with fine which may extend to one lakh rupees or with both and if the contravention is continued after conviction, with a further fine which may extend to one thousand rupees for each day on which the contravention is so continued:

    PROVIDED that where contravention of any of the provisions of Chapter IV or any rule made thereunder or under section 87 has resulted in an accident causing death or serious bodily injury, the fine shall not be less than twenty-five thousand rupees in the case of an accident causing death, and five thousand rupees in the case of an accident causing serious bodily injury.

  • Application Guidelines / Responsible Persons / Comments

    Documents required / procedure to be followed
    1. Form no.1;
    2. Fee structure is as below
    a) Upto 500 workers- ` 500
    b) 501 to 1000 workers-` 1000
    c) Above 1000 workers- ` 2000
    3. Land or site possession certificate;
    4. Questionnaire Form;
    5. The manufacturing process ( brief write up);
    6. Process flow chart;
    7. Clearance certificate from the controller of explosives wherever
    8. Certificate from the state pollution control board in respect of
    industries falling under restricted list;
    9. Plans in triplicate drawn to scale showing the:
    a) The site of the factory and immediate surroundings
    including adjacent buildings and other structures, road,
    drains and the like;
    b) The plan, elevation and necessary cross section of various
    buildings, structures indicating all relevant details
    relating to natural lighting, ventilation with side
    elevations, showing the minimum height of the buildings
    and means of escape in case of fire, drawing showing the
    fire hydrant system incorporated;
    c) The position of the plants and machineries, aisles and
    d) The drawings must include the legend of various buildings
    in the site plan, schedule of openings in the civil
    engineering drawing, the schedule of machineries in the
    plant and machinery layout.
    10. Form no.1A in respect of existing buildings or when the
    factory is extended or any new plant, machinery or structures
    are added