With a view to prevent concentration of urban land in the hands of a few persons and thus to prevent speculation and profiteering and for the purpose of bringing a regime of equitable distribution of land in urban agglomeration to subserve the common good and for the imposition of ceiling in the vacant land in urban agglomeration and acquisition of such ceiling excess vacant land by the State Government , the Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation)Act,1976 was enacted by the Parliament of India. As per Section 3 of the said Act no person is eligible to hold ceiling excess vacant land in any urban agglomeration excepting some provisions of the Act. Now as per Rule4(4) of the KMC Building Rules,2009 , any person who intends to erect a new building on any site or to re erect or make addition or alterations shall have to obtain a No Objection Certificate from the Competent Authority under the Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation)Act,1976 in Kolkata Municipal Corporation area , if the size of the plot or site is more than 500 sq.metre or more. Competent Authority (CA) under the Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation)Act,1976 issues the No Objection Certificate (NOC) to the applicant after verifying that the applicant concerned does not hold any ceiling excess vacant land in the plot or site of the proposed building, as mentioned in the application. The said NOC is issued by the Competent Authority as specified in the concerned Notification of the Urban Development & Municipal Affairs Department in terms of the West Bengal Right to Public Service Act,2013.