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CRZ clearance for private shacks with 5-year validity

PANJIM: After coming to the rescue of the traditional beach shack operators this tourist season, the State government has provided some relief to owners of shacks in private property assuring Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance for up to five years. Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA) has also been instructed to expedite inspection and issue of permission to these seasonal structures. Private beach shacks operators have hailed the decision asserting it will help begin their business on time. “Until now, private property shack owners had CRZ clearance valid for one year. It was taxing because we had to submit all the related documents for renewal every year. The government has heeded to one of our demands assuring validity of CRZ permissions for five years though it will go through an annual renewal process. The renewal will not demand…
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