6. A copy of this Notification is available on the Internet and can be accessedwith the address
In exercise of the powers conferred under Section 585 of the HyderabadMunicipal Corporations Act, 1955; Section 18 of the Andhra Pradesh MunicipalCorporations Act, 1994; and Section 58 of the Andhra Pradesh Urban Areas(Development) Act, 1975, the Government of Andhra Pradesh make the followingRevised Building Rules 2008 in supersession of the rules issued in G.O. Ms. Nos.423 M.A & U.D (M
) Department, dated 31.07.1998, viz.,
Short Title, Applicability & Commencement:
(a) These Rules may be called the Andhra Pradesh Revised BuildingRules, 2008.(b) They shall apply to all building activities in the Municipal Corporationareas, and Urban Development Authority areas in the State other thanGreater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, Greater VisakhapatnamMunicipal Corporation, Vijayawada Municipal Corporation and GunturMunicipal Corporation, Hyderabad Urban Development Authority area(HUDA), Hyderabad Airport Development Authority area (HADA),Cyberabad Development Authority area (CDA), Visakhapatnam UrbanDevelopment Authority area(VUDA), and Vijayawada Guntur TenaliMangalagiri Urban Development Authority areas(VGTMUDA)(c) These rules shall apply to all building activities. All existing rules,regulations, bylaws, orders relating to buildings that are in conflict orinconsistent with these Rules shall stand modified to the extent of theprovisions of these rules.(d) In case of Multiplex Complexes, the rules issued vide G O Ms No. 486MA&U.D(M1)Department dated 07.07.2007 shall be applicable.
1. In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires;
means:(a) The Vice - Chairman of Urban Development Authority in the case ofUrban Development Authority areas;(b) The Director of Town & Country Planning, Andhra Pradesh in case ofMunicipal Corporations falling outside Urban Development Authorityareas
(ii) “Enforcement Authority”
means the Commissioner of the MunicipalCorporation, the Commissioner of the Municipality or the ExecutiveAuthority of the Gram Panchayat or a Special Unit created for thepurpose of sanctioning and monitoring building and development activity,as the case may be.
Height of building”
means height measured from the abutting road andin case of undulated terrain height can be considered as average of thecorresponding ground level or formation level of proposed site.
means a building 18 meters or more in height.However, chimneys, cooling towers, boiler rooms/ lift machine rooms,cold storage and other non-working areas in case of industrial buildingsand water tanks, and architectural features in respect of other buildingsmay be permitted as a non-High Rise building. Buildings less than 18 mincluding stilt floor/parking floor stand excluded from the definition of high-rise buildings.