You cannot construct a house on agricultural land to live in, although the land may be owned by you.
In case it was originally allotted as agricultural land, its use should have been converted to residential. You can convert agricultural land into residential by paying a fee.
See you can take permission from local panchayt for building house on agriculture land no conversion is required you can build a house on agriculture land in some portion. … In case it was originally allotted as agricultural land, its use should have been converted to residential.
Legally you cannot build a house on agricultural land. However, the rules may vary from state to state.
For example, under the Karnataka Land Revenue Act, farmhouses can be built on agricultural land, of size not more than 10% of the landholding
It depends from state to state – you cannot Change the use of land (CLU) if the land falls on green belt, Forest land & various other reserve created by states.
In some states even if you are building a house for personal use you have to get it cleared form Municipality, Waterboard, Fire Fighting, Map approval by architect, etc
If you have any issues in & around Gurgaon, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujrat, Himachal Pradesh.
Reference: THE LAND ACQUISITION ACT, 18941
1 Short title, extent and commencement:
(1) This Act may be called the Land Acquisition Act, 1894.
(2) It extends to the whole of India except 1 [the State of Jammu and Kashmir].
(3) It shall come into force on the 1st day of March, 1894. State amendments Andhra Pradesh 2. In section 1, in sub-section (2), after the words except the territories which, immediately before the 1st November, 1956, were comprised in Part B states, insert the words other than the territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956 (37 of 1956). [ Vide Andhra Pradesh Act 20 of 1959, sec. 4 (w.e.f. 15-10-1959)].
Gujarat In section 1, after sub-section (3), insert the following sub-section, namely: (4) On and from the commencement of the Land Acquisition (Gujarat Unification and Amendment) Act, 1963, this Act shall also extend to, and be in force in, the Saurashtra area of the State of Gujarat. [ Vide Gujarat Act 20 of 1965, sec. 3 (w.e.f. 15-8-1965)].
3 Karnataka In section 1, in sub-section (2), after the words except the territories which, immediately before the 1st November, 1956, were comprised in Part B States, insert the words other than territories specified in clauses (a) and (c) of sub-section (1) of section 7 of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956 (Central Act 7 of 1956). [ Vide Mysore Act 17 of 1961, sec. 5 (w.e.f. 24-8-1961)].
3 Maharashtra In section 1,
(i) in sub-section (2), after the words and letter comprised in Part B States, insert the words other than the Hyderabad Area of the State of Maharashtra;
(ii) in sub-section (3), after the figures 1894, add the words, brackets and figures but in the Hyderabad Area of the State of Maharashtra it shall come into force on such day as is appointed under sub-section (3) of section (1) of the Land Acquisition (Maharashtra Extension and Amendment) Act, 1964.
[ Vide Maharashtra Act 38 of 1964, sec. 2(a) (w.e.f. 7-12-1964)].
Orissa In section 1, omit sub-sections (2) and (3). [ Vide Orissa Act 4 of 1950, sec. 4 and Sch.]. Tamil Nadu. In section 1, in sub-section (2), in regard to territories added to the State by Act 56 of 1959, omit the words other than the territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956 (Central Act 37 of 1956). [ Vide Tamil Nadu A.L.O., 1961 (w.r.e.f. 1-4-1960)].
(1) Santhal Parganas by the Santhal Parganas Settlement Regulations, 1872 (3 of 1872), sec. 3;
(2) Khondmals District by the Khondmals Laws Regulations, 1936 (4 of 1936), sec. 3 and Sch.; and
(3) the Angul District by the Angul Laws Regulations, 1936 (5 of 1936), sec. 3 and Sch. The Act has also been declared by notification under the Scheduled Districts Act, 1874 (14 of 1874) to be in force in