KOCHI: The online facility for obtaining building permits from the Kochi Corporation was inaugurated on Friday. Mayor Mercy Williams inaugurated the facility. Deputy Mayor C.K. Manisankar, Town Planning Standing Committee chairman E.M. Sunilkumar, Opposition leader in the corporation A.B. Sabu and corporation secretary Ajith Patil were among those who were present on the occasion. The facility was introduced in the city as part of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission programme.