- Interim Development Plan of Sambalpur (IDP)
- Comprehensive Development Plan of Sambalpur (CDP)
- Building plan approval files/letters
In order to promote and regulate development in organized and planned manner the Sambalpur Development Authority was constituted on 2.10.1995 by the State Govt. under the provisions of Section 3 of ODA Act.1982. By virtue of this Act, the Planning Branch of BDA undertakes various exercises on planning and development of the area under the jurisdiction of the Authority. The Town & Regional Planning Member is the Head of Planning Branch and is being supported by one Sr. Draughtsman supported with one contractual Amin.
The Planning branch under the leadership of Planning Member undertakes various development plans which includes preparation of Interim Development Plan, Comprehensive Development Plan, Zonal Development Plan, Town Planning Schemes and other Planning projects. Apart from preparation of development plans the planning branch also regulate development as per the provision of Section 15 & 16 of ODA ACT 1982.
Presently the Comprehensive Development Plan of Sambalpur Development Authority Area which includes Sambalpur, Burla Hirakud & 67 revenue villages is under preparation by SDA through the project consultant GITCO Ahamedabad. The Sambalpur Development Authority for the first time prepared in house Planning & Building Standards Regulation of Sambalpur which is in draft stage and is likely to be approved and published soon. The said regulation has been prepared keeping the Sambalpur situation and over all growth trend of Sambalpur Urban Agglomeration.
Since, Sambalpur is a important town of Western Odisha having road and rail linkages and its connectivity directly through NH -6 (Kolkata –Mumbai Highway) NH-42 linking state Capital Bhubaneswar and Kolkata through NH-5special emphasis has been given to Sambalpur from planning point of view. Accordingly, the administrative jurisdiction of SDA area has been increased many fold having presently 488 sq. Kms.
In the Comprehensive Development Plan of Sambalpur special emphasis has been given for its organized growth considering its importance in respect of industrial and educational growth