WATER SUPPLY HOUSE SERVICE CONNECTIONS
As per the Tamil Nadu Panchayat Act, 1994, the Town Panchayat Executive Officer may at his discretion on application by the owner or by the occupier of any building arrange to supply water through House Service Connections. If the rental value of the property is more than Rs.100/- and if supply can be provided for a distribution main not more than 100 feet distance from any part of such building, it is compulsory on the part of the owner or occupier to take a house service connection. The cost of making the connection and the cost or hire charges of water meters shall be borne by the owner or applicant.
Each Town Panchayat has framed a separate water supply bye-law for adoption by the consumer incorporating various terms and conditions. The total number of house service connections in a Town Panchayat area is restricted to the sanctioned capacity of water supply scheme in force in a Town Panchayat.
Procedure for application:
The owner or occupier may apply for the house service connection in the prescribed form. The application should be enclosed with the following documents.
1. Application in the prescribed format
and estimate indicating the distribution
main location of the house, including the tap point
Challan remitting the charges and deposits prescribed by the concerned Town Panchayat in the respective
4. Property tax receipt for the preceding half year.
5. Agreement duly signed (Agreement format available in the application.)