TTDI Residents Determined to Seek Justice to Save Park as Mayor and DBKL Keeping Mum on Case

September 7, 2017

After filing a case against Kuala Lumpur Mayor Datuk Mohd Amin Nordin Abdul Aziz and Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) residents revealed that the High Court has set their stay application to stop the development order for the proposed development in Taman Rimba Kiara for a hearing on 12 October.

The residents’ judicial review application is seeking from the court an order to quash a conditional planning permission and a development order granted earlier this year by DBKL to property developer Memang Perkasa.

The proposed housing development, which will include the construction of a flyover and a six-lane highway, comprises eight blocks of between 42- and 54-storey luxury serviced apartments as well as a 29-storey block with 350 affordable housing units that will be set aside for TTDI longhouse residents.

The park stakeholders had protested the development since the project was made public in 2016.

Save Taman Rimba Kiara Working Group committee coordinator, Leon Koay noted that the court had recognised the urgency of their application.

“However, September dates are full because of the (number of) holidays in the month,” he said.

“The deputy registrar has also set timelines for both parties to file affidavits over the next few weeks.”

Meanwhile, Mayor Amin Nordin declined to comment on the issue.

“We have to wait for the court. We are not allowed to issue any statement,” said the Mayor.

 
Image sourced from The Malaysian Insight.

This article was edited by the editorial team of PropertyGuru. To contact them about this or other stories email editorialteam@propertyguru.com.my

For the latest property news, trends, resources and expert opinions, visit our Property News section. Home buyers, sellers or property renters looking for Malaysian Properties, may like to visit the New Launches or Project Reviews page.

POST COMMENT

You may also like these articles

TTDI Residents Frustrated over DBKL Approval on High Rise Project

  Despite the protests held by the residents of Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI), the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) still issued the development order for a proposed high-rise project near Taman Buk

Continue ReadingMarch 8, 2017

DBKL to Address Development Issue with Unhappy TTDI Residents

  Pursuant to Rule 5 of the Federal Territory Planning Act 1982, Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will conduct a hearing – to be chaired by DBKL executive director (planning) Datuk Mohd Najib M

Continue ReadingMay 11, 2017

TTDI Residents Drag DBKL to Court

  Malaysia’s High Court last week has granted the residents of Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) its petition for judicial review against Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) and Mayor Datuk Mohd Amin Nordin Abd

Continue ReadingAugust 31, 2017

Feedback