Islamabad - In a grand operation against nonconforming use of houses in the city, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has sealed 23 houses in sector F-7.

The operation was launched after the expiry of deadline given by the authority to the violators to remove / abolish commercial ventures from the residential premises. The operation is being carried out by the enforcement directorate in collaboration with building control and other concerned formations in the presence of CDA magistrate.

On the first day of massive and grand operation, the enforcement directorate along with building control section and other concerned formations of the authority sealed 23 different residential premises which include” house number 15, street number 18/16, sector F-7/2; house 15-A, street 18/16 of sector F-7/2; house number 40, street 20, F-7/2; house number 15a, street 18/16 sector F-7/2; house number 42, street 20/16, sector F-7/2; house number 35, college Road, F-7/2; house number 37, College Road, F-7/2; house number 35A, College Road, sector F-7/2; house number 20A, College Road, sector F-7/2; house number 22A, College Road, sector F-7/2; house number 23, College Road, sector F-7/2; house number 23, College Road, sector F-7/2; house number 4, street 65, F-7/2; house number 8, street 5A, sector F-7/4; house number 81, School Road, F-7/4; house number 57A, School Road, F-7/1; house number 59, School Road, F-7/1; house number 7, School Road, F-7/1; house number 49, School Road, F-7/1; house number 2C, street 20, sector F-7/2; house number 52, sector F-7/4; and house number 39A, School Road, F-7/1. The following premises working in aforementioned houses have been sealed; Tuscany Restaurant, Depilex Parlour. Royili Boutique, Kundan Boutique, Samsung showroom, Angeethi Restaurant, Yasraj Boutique, Fitness Club, Junaid Jamshed, Bestro Restaurant & Guesthouse, Sobia’s Boutique, Tutti Frutti, Endecor Boutique, Seazer Saloon & Fabrics, Zefra Restaurant, Kitchen Cuisine Restaurant, Anam Store, a furniture showroom, Oisis Club, Beauty Hut, Entrouge Restaurant, Tiffany Restaurant and Jugnoo’s Saloon.

The CDA has started this operation after the expiry of its ten days deadline earlier given to the violators to bring back their premises to conforming use in accordance with the Islamabad Residential Sector Zoning Regulation-2005. The CDA management has reiterated that comprehensive operation launched to remove all commercial ventures from the residential sectors of the city would continue till the complete elimination of non-conforming use.

The CDA management has directed the concerned formations to take strict action and coordinated operation in entire city without any fear or favour.