Property is a very basic thing and it is also necessary that property ought to be on the name of the person who has supposed to pay money for that or on the Name of it lying ahead on the same line ,that's why the need for Mutation arises, Mutation simply Refers to transferring the Name of the property to which it belongs. The step for it is as follows -:

Applicant Applies for the Mutation with the Requisite information.
The Person on the seat of Lands Clerk will check all the documents. ( Registry, Sale deed, etc)
After when the Document being verified then the site inspection is being made.
Then Public information Notice is issued in any News Paper and waiting period of 1 month is started after Notice for 1 month.
When objection not came then it will be forwaded to Civil Area Commitee.
When it is approved by the CAC then it is forwaded to the Board for its approval, In this way the process will be carried out.

Free Hold Conversion

Freehold conversion means change of occupancy rights of a site/building into ownership rights against payment of a fee namely conversion cost to the Govt. In simple terms it means sale of ownership rights of land by the Govt. to the Holder of Occupancy Rights. Policy of Freehold conversion is applicable only to the sites situated in civil area.

For a site to be converted into freehold following conditions must be satisfied :-
Must be situated in civil area.
It should not be a property of Cantonment Board.
The applicant should possess the right to own the superstructure.
It should be situated on B-3 land and not on any other class of land.
Property should be held on old grant, Cantonment Code or any other type of lease.
The property should not be situated in outside civil area.


Every Notice of intention to erect or re-erect a building shall be written on a Form prescribed by and to be obtained from the Cantonment Board on payment. It shall be submitted to the Cantonment Executive Officer together with drawing (in triplicate on original on tracing cloth with the prescribed Form signed and dated by the person giving the Notice) of the building, alteration and extensions made to scale of 1:100 in metric system executed in Black Ink. Such drawing shall not be folded and the new work may be distinguished from old work by colouring Red. In exercise of the powers vested in it under Section 186(bXc) of the Cantonments Act. 1924 the Cantonment Board prescribed the under-mentioned building byelaws relating to buildings erected or re-erected in the localities of Banda Basti, Garib Pura, Hyderabadi Basti, Lalji Ki Basti, Pension Pura, Passipura and Sarwan Mohalla in the Mhow Cantonment Board :-
  • More man three storeys shall not be built except than an authorized kitchen of approved design and dimensions shall not be considered as a fourth storey.
  • Buildings constructed of mud daub and lath plaster walls shall be single storeyed and not exceeding 12 feet in height measured from ground level to eaves (roof space) level of the roof. For the purpose of this bye-laws a loft used for storing purpose shall be deemed a second storey, and where a yard is proposed it should have a minimum area of 100 Sqft.
  • The height measured from floor level to eaves where no loft exists, or to floor level of loft where loft exists, shall be less than 60 feet.
  • That the area of no room shall be less than 60 Sqft.
  • Subject to [a] above buildings constructed of burnt bricks shall be subject to the building directions already framed by the Board and published on page 2 of the Prescribed Form under Section 186[a].
DIRECTIONS Dwelling House Sanction to the erection or re-erection of any building in the Cantonment shall be refused unless the following directions are complied with >
  • More than three storeys will not he built
  • The height of building in from shall not be exceed I 1A times the width of the street (measured from drain to drain exclusively) or open space on which it abuts plus 1 1A times depth of any set decks provide it is throughout the entire length of the building subject to not more than three storeys built. The height shall be measured from ground level toeaves level in the case of pitched roof and to the top of the parapet wall in the case of flat roof, except that authorized kitchen of approved design and dimensions shall not be considered as a fourth storey. Provided firstly the height of the parapet if any open, one shall not be included in measuring the height of building. Provided secondly, that a one storeyed building 10 feet high may be built irrespective of the width of the street of open space on which it abuts.
  • Every room in the house shall be not less than 10 feet in height measured from the surface of the floor to the under side of the beam on which the roof of is supported or eaves level in the case of pitched roof. Provided that, rooms on the top most storey may be 9 feet high-
  • Every room in the house shall have a superficial area of not less than 100 Sft. Provided that rooms marked on the plan as intended for cooking, bathing, and storing purpose may have superficial area less than 100 Sqft.
  • Every room shall be provided with door or window opening of not less than 1/10th the floor area. SITE PLAN The situation of the proposed building, relative to the streets or lanes adjoining to it and to the adjoining houses or other properties together with the number of the houses. The breadth (width) of all adjoining streets or lanes. In case the breadth is not uniform, the narrowest width should also be shown. Gutter and down spouts. The position of full details regarding all wells, drains, latrines and other sanitary convenience. ROOMS Every room intended for human habitation must have the following :- A clear superficial area of not less than 100 Sqft. excluding the staircase (if any).

Re-erection of the building For the purpose of the Cantonments Act 1924 what constitutes erectio/re-erection of the building please refer Section 179(2) and Section 2(iv) of this Act. Validity of sanction Every sanction for the erection or re-erection of the building given or deemed to have been given by the Board shall be valid for one year from the date on which it is given and if construction as per the sanction is not started within this period then a fresh application seeking extension is required to be submitted to the Board failing which the sanction shall lapse automatically. Completion Notice.

Every person to whom erection or re-erection of an any area in a Cantonment given shall within 30 days from completion of erection/re-erection of the building shall give completion in writing to the Cantonment Executive Officer, then the technical staff of the Cantonment Board will inspect the construction to ensure that the construction work has been completed as per sanctioned plan.