What is the difference between A Khata and B Khata? All you need to know about A
Khata and B Khata is right here.
Khata is an essential certificate or document required by property owners in Bangalore.
It is issued by BBMP, the municipal corporation of Bangalore, to properties that fall
under its jurisdiction. Khata acts as evidence that property tax has been paid on a
A Khata Certificate contains details such as the credentials of the owner, location,
carpet area, and the built-up area of the property.
Uses of Khata
You get to know the property owner’s credibility
All the relevant records of the property
Filing and payment of property taxes
Helps to receive electricity and water connectivity to the property
Ease in obtaining the loan
Types of Khata
There are 2 types of Khata, A Khata & B Khata.
A Khata: This document certifies that the owner has paid the BBMP the right amount
of tax. A Khata indicates that property in Bengaluru complies with all government and
property-related construction regulations. Property owners who have the A-Khata
document may apply for building plan approval, trade permits, building licenses, and
bank loans for their property.
B Khata: This document explains that the owner’s property in Bengaluru is illegal or
violates government regulations. The property which is listed under B Khata will be
denied loans, denied of construction, and extension permits. furthermore, since the
property is classified as illegal or semi-legal, it cannot be sold. Moreover, obtaining
electricity and water for a B Khata property is extremely difficult. B Khata property can
be transformed to A Khata by paying betterment fees.
List of properties come under B Khata:
Constructed buildings that violate laws on a revenue ground.
Unauthorized land properties & construction.
How to Apply for Khata:
Step 1: Go to the BBMP website and download the application form. The application
form is also available at your local BBMP office.
Step 2: Complete the application form and attach an attested/notarized title deed,
property allotment papers, old tax receipts, Ownership certificate, Encumbrance
Certificate (EC), and a drawing of the property with location and boundaries.
Step 3. Submit the form. You will obtain the paper in nearly 5 weeks.
If you don’t get the certificate in a short time, you can file an RTI application in
case you don’t get a response even after two months.
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