Legislations

According to Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act with regard to Projections and Obstructions.
Prohibition of projections upon streets, etc.
Section 308: (1) No person shall erect, set up or place against or in front of any premises any structure or fixture, which will—
(a) overhang, jut or project into, or in any way encroach upon, or obstruct
the safe or convenient passage of the public along, any street, or
(b) jut or project into or encroach upon any drain or open channel in any
street, so as in any way to interfere with the use or proper working of such drain or channel or to impede the inspection of cleansing thereof.
Power to require removal of the same.
(2) The Commissioner may, by written notice, require the owner or occupier of any premises to remove any structure or fixture which has been erected, set up or placed against, or in front of, the said premises in contravention of this section [or of section 196 of the [Bombay Municipal Act,1872, [or, of any provision of law in force on the day immediately preceding the date of the coming into force of the Bombay Municipal (Extension of Limits)Act, 1950] [or any provision any law in force on the day immediately preceding the date of the coming into force of the Bombay Municipal [Further Extension of Limits and Schedule BBA (Amendment)] Act, 1956] or to alter the same in such manner as the Commissioner thinks fit to direct.
(3) If the occupier of the said premises removes or alters any structure or fixture in accordance with such notice, he shall be entitled, unless the structure or fixture was erected, set up or placed by himself, to credit in account with the owner of the premises for all reasonable expenses incurred by him in complying with the said notice.
Power to require removal or alteration of structures, etc., in suburbs [and extended suburbs].
309.[(1) If any such structure or fixture as is described in section 308 has been erected, set up or placed against, or in front or, any premises at any time—
(a) before the first day of April 1901, in the case of premises situated in an area in the suburbs which immediately before the date of the coming into force of the Bombay Municipal (Extension of Limits) Act. 1950, [or in the case of premises situated in an area in the extended suburbs which immediately before the date of the coming into force of the Bombay Municipal [Further Extension of Limits and Schedule BBA (Amendment)] Act, 1956] constituted a municipal district or municipal borough;
(b) before the date of the coming into operation of the [said Acts] in the case of premises situated in any area of the suburbs [or, as the case may be, the extended suburbs] other than the area referred to in clause (a); and
(c) before the Bombay Municipal Act, 1872, came into force, in the case of
premises situated in the city;
the Commissioner may give notice as aforesaid to the owner or occupier of the said premises.
(2) But, if in any such case the structure or fixture shall have been lawfully erected, set up or placed, compensation shall be paid by the Commissioner to every person who sustains loss or damage by the removal or alteration thereof.

Download the entire Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act here

Other relevant Acts:
The Delhi Municipal Corporation Act 

Protection of Human Rights Act

Consumer Protection Act


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