Car parking space for visitors charged by co-op society

Some of the co-operative societies in Delhi have been found charging car parking per half day or per hour from visitors to the society or visitors to any member of the Society.

who allowed it

On investigation, it is found that it is the general meeting which has resolved to charge for car parking charges from visitors of the society due to very genuine factors like many patients come to visit the Doctor in the Society or come to meet the social worker living in the society.

General Body is Supreme body to take decisions in a co-operative society

As per one of the section of the DCS Act, the general body is supreme body to take any decision regarding the management of the society.

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Legal position

A co-operative society which has taken land for the purpose of residential houses has to utilize it for residential purposes only. As per co-operative principles the society is required to provide all the facilities and amenities to the members of the co-operative society for the comfortable living in the residential complex. It  is not the objective of the co-operative society to rent any area of the common areas of the society to earn rent or profit on it in any way including allowing its use as car parking area.


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  • San says:

    Can MC has the power to deny the entry to my office cab to enter society premises as It comes to pick me up almost everyday. How can one deal with such adamant behaviour

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  • Shriniwas says:

    Hi,I have purchased a flat along with the parking space alloted in chs 1year back the previous owner was alloted with a parking space along with the allotment letter stating tht he had purchased the said flat along with tht parking space.but there is no mention of it in his when I purchased it from him I included tht said parking I. Our agreement and got it registd.Now the society committee has blocked the parking by putting ironchain around the space saying as the previous had not registd the parking so we don’t have the legal right over the parking.Please advice me on this matter at ur earliest.

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