A government nominated member of the board, Sudhir Tupekar, had also raised complaints of irregularities in various post appointments.
Several buildings have been issued lock and seal notices but CMDA is yet to act against these buildings.
The move comes after the government undertook an aerial survey of buildings in the three wards of Kilpauk, Royapettah, and Adyar that represent the north, central, and southern parts of Chennai.
Sources said this would provide powers to the commissioner to monitor even unauthorised high-rise buildings, which come under the purview of CMDA.
During an interaction with mediapersons on Wednesday, Subba Reddy asked why the Opposition parties are not questioning the issue of illegally occupied land by GITAM authorities.
Both buildings at Oottukuzhy; irregularities found after civic body measured building and land
The Special Bench on Tuesday directed the Idukki district collector to furnish the disaster management plan of the district.
A time of three days had been given to the school in the notice issued by the local municipality, which expired at 3 pm on Tuesday, thus paving the passage for the anti-encroachment drive.
Two buildings built close to drainage canal found ignoring minimum distance stipulations; one of the structure lacks TC number or permit