Illegal Buildings In Walking StreetPattaya officials and 12 operators have discussed the illegally built buildings in Walking Street after officials had ordered them to be demolished.
PATTAYA – May 12,2015 [PattayaDailyNews]; at Pattaya City Hall, Mr.Ronnakit Aekasing-deputy mayor of Pattaya- was accompanied with Mr.Itthowut Thitiworn-director of the engineering division of Pattaya-, a Lawyer of Pattaya and 12 operators who own buildings in Walking Street Pattaya to discuss the illegal extensions of the their buildings.
Previously, Pattaya officials had asked for the collaboration from the buildings owners to dismantle the illegal extensions within 45 days starting from the 17th April 2015.
Mr.Ronnakit said that parliament had ordered 101 buildings in Walking Street, South Pattaya to be dismantled to renovate Pattaya Beach according to the study case of JICA institution of Japan. However, this area is a famous tourist attraction in Pattaya.
According to the agreement of parliament, Pattaya officials had asked for clarification from the department of Public work Town & country planning about dismantling the buildings because the owners have the correct deeds.
Mr.Ronnakit added that complaints had been continuously sent to Minister of Internal Affair that the operators had enlarged their buildings; therefore, Pattaya officials had inspected them and they found that 12 operators had broken the strict rule. However, this Pattaya order had been legally performed in the case of dismantling the buildings and these operators would be able to appeal within 30 days after they receive the order. The buildings will not be dismantled until this case is complete.
Mr.Ronnakit said that Pattaya official had collected all the evidence to submit it to the government in order for parliament to make a decision.
However, the officials admitted that it was their fault because nothing had been done to check the operators for 15 years.