SH. JARNAIL SINGH
The Municipal Corporation Bathinda issues a number of Licenses as per the guideline of the Punjab Municipal corporation Act.It is imperative for the commercial establishments to get a license annually issued by the Municipal Corporation Bathinda. Every trader and shopkeeper in order to run his business needs the permission of Municipal Corporation and the licenses to that effect is issued. The licenses are renewed in the month of April every year and any shopkeeper or trader who does not get the license renewed has to pay some composition fees. As per the provision of the Act, Marriage palaces, Hotels, Restaurants, Bakeries, Dhabas, Confectionary shops, sweet shops etc are required to get license from the Municipal Corporation which are renewed every year.
Trade license is the way to regulate specific business from a particular locality. It is regulated to ensure that the citizen is not adversely affected by Health Hazard & Nuisance by the improper carrying of a trade. The trade license is a means to ensure that the manner and locality in which the business is being carried on is according to the relevant rules, standards and safety guidelines. The provision of trade license is laid down by the State government to monitor and regulate the trade within a city. It is issued by the municipal corporation of the place where business is located. A trade license is a permission to carry on a specific trade or business at the premises for which it has been issued. Any unauthorized running of trade is an offence which may result in a substantial penalty and subsequent prosecution. The business owners must apply for trade license if required in particular area without any delay. An application must be made before the commencement of the activity. However, some state governments allow 15-3 months time to seek a trade license. License once issued requires periodical renewal on annual basis. Application for renewal must be filed at least 30 days before expiry of license. The process of Trade license registration is often a time consuming and expensive process.
Why Trade License?
To safeguard the public at large against the health hazard and nuisance which a trader / business may cause. Trade license is a method to regulate the trade and to ensure compliance with rule and safety guidelines issued by government.
Who Need Trade License?
Every trader engaged in a general trading activity within the territorial limits of any municipal corporation is required to obtain a trade license. The class of trade license differs from state to state and is based on the nature of the business.
Licensing Authority for Trade License
Trade License(s) are issued by the authorized department of a municipal corporation in consultation with other specialized departments like fire brigade, health, and engineering department having jurisdiction over the business.
Objective of Trade License
The objective of Trade License is control business locations by way of putting constraints on people from running certain types of businesses from their home to maintain the separate business environment and preserves locality environment.
Trade License can be availed only if the business is run in the Permitted area. I.e. a Commercial, Local commercial, Notified Commercial, Mixed Land Use or Residential area with small shops of maximum 20 sq.m. On ground floor only.
SH. JARNAIL SINGH
SH. VIKAS BOHAT
Budget / Collection of Past year-: 30 lac / 25.64 lac
Branch Next Budget - 2019-20 - : 30.10 lac
The details of the Future Plan from the branch are all done online. If it is done in 2019-20, efforts will be made to increase 5.00 lac more incomes than the proposed budget.