The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the Municipal Corporation of Bengaluru, was formed in the year 2007, and the concept of Khata was formed at the same time, to simplify collection of property tax in Bangalore. Khata is an account or a record in the register maintained by the Municipality or Corporation. Once a property is registered with the Municipality or Corporation, it is assessed for tax, assigned a Municipal number and records the primary assessee, responsible to pay property tax.
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The Revenue Department of BBMP offers the following services in regard to Khata.
Anyone who owns a property in Bengaluru (in the jurisdiction of BBMP) must register for Khata in the prescribed form along with the relevant documents.
The application form can be obtained from any of the Citizen Service Centres or office of the Assistant Revenue Officer. The filled up form is to be submitted at the office of the Assistant Revenue Officer. A fee equal to 2% of the stamp duty on the sale deed is applicable for registration of Khata.
See Also: BBMP Property Tax
Time required for registration is 7 days
Time required for registration is 30 working days
Transfer of Khata is required whenever there is a change in the ownership of property due to sale of property, gift, inheritance, death of owner, partition of family and so on. The procedure for transfer of Khata is similar to Registration of Khata.
Time required for transfer is 7 working days for property allotted by BDA / KHB, and 30 days in the case of revenue extensions, BDA re-conveyed areas, gramathana, high-rise buildings (both apartments and commercial complexes). The applicable fee for transfer is 2% of the stamp duty of sale deed.
Amalgamation of Khata is required when two or more adjacent properties need to be registered under the same title deed and ownership.
Amalgamation of Khata will be done within 30 working days, and fees applicable are 2% of the stamp duty on sale deed.
Bifurcation of Khata is when one property is divided into two or more properties.
The applicable fees for bifurcation of Khata are 2% of the stamp duty on sale deed. Bifurcation of Khata will be done within 30 working days.
Khatha of a property is when that property is recorded in the property register maintained in a Municipality orCorporation. When property is registered with theMunicipality or Corporation, it is assessed to tax, assigned amunicipal number and records the person primarilyresponsible to pay the property tax.
Any title holder of a property within the BBMP Jurisdictioncan apply for a khatha in a prescribed form, along withrelevant documents, to the concerned Assistant RevenueOfficer.
Application form can be obtained from any of the citizen service centers or any office of the Assistant Revenue Officer. The form also contains the list of documents to be filed. The duly filled up application form is to be submitted at the jurisdictional office of the Assistant Revenue Officer and acknowledgment obtained.
Yes, Section 114 of Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act 1976 makes it mandatory to do so within three months.
The new title holder should make an application in the prescribed form enclosing the requisite documents as listed in “Documents to be filed” given along with application.
Khatha Certificate & Khatha Extract can be obtained after paying Rs. 25/- & Rs. 100/- respectively for each copy from the concerned office of the Assistant Revenue Officer or at any of the Citizen Service Centers.
If the Khatha for the property sought for the first time then,
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