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HOUSING

HOUSING AND PLANNING


CODES

SUBMITTED BY: MANIKA


B.ARCH 4TH YEAR

CONTENTS

PROPORTIONS OF COVERED AREA


PARKING
PLINTH
MINIMUM AREA, SIZE, HEIGHT
STAIRCASE
LIFTS
PASSAGE & CORRIDORS
EXIT
MEANS OF ACCESS
EXTERIOR OPEN AIR SPACE
VENTILATION SHAFT
MOTOR GARAGE
BASEMENT
RAIN WATER HARVESTING
PROVISION/FACILITIES FOR DIFFERENTLY-ABLED
PERSON

HOUSING AND PLANNING

CONTENTS

HOUSING CODESARE THE BACKBONE OF AN EFFECTIVE HEALTHY HOMES


PROGRAM. THE CODES SET THE MINIMUM STANDARDS THAT MUST BE MET
BY ALL HOUSING - WHETHER EXISTING OR NEW - TO PROTECT THE HEALTH
OF THE RESIDENTS. SOME COMMUNITIES CALL THEM PROPERTY
MAINTENANCE CODES OR SANITATION CODES BUT THEIR SCOPE AND
FUNCTION IS SIMILAR

THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PLANNING AND CODES DEPARTMENT INCLUDE


CODE ENFORCEMENT, DEVELOPMENT REVIEW, ZONING DETERMINATIONS,
DEVELOPMENT AND BUILDING INSPECTION, COMMUNITY AND
TRANSPORTATION PLANNING, AND ENGINEERING.

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PROPORTIONS OF COVERED AREA OF A BUILDING,


(I) RESIDENTIAL
SR.
NO.

AREA OF PLOT

MAXIMUM
PERMISSIBLE
GROUND COVERAGE

PERMISSIBLE
BASEMENT

MAXIMUM
PERMISSIBLE
FLOOR AREA
RATIO
(FAR)

MAXIMUM
PERMISSIBLE
HEIGHT (IN
METRES)
INCLUDING STILT
PARKING

1.

UPTO 60 SQ. M

85%

SINGLE LVL.

220 %

12.5/15

2.

61 TO 150 SQ. M

80%

SINGLE LVL.

200%

12.5/15

3.

151 TO 225 SQ. M

70%

SINGLE LVL.

180%

12.5/15

4.

226 TO 450 SQ. M

60%

SINGLE LVL.

160%

12.5/15

5.

ABOVE 451 SQ. M

50%

SINGLE LVL.

140%

12.5/15

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

SETBACK
SR. NO.

AREA OF PLOT

MINIMUM FRONT SETBACK


(IN METRES)

MINIMUM REAR SETBACK


(IN METRES)

1.

UPTO 60 SQ. M

0.5

0.5

2.

61 TO 150 SQ. M

1.5

3.

151 TO 225 SQ. M

2.5

2.0

4.

226 TO 450 SQ. M

3.0

3.5

5.

ABOVE 451 SQ. M

4.5

4.0

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

(II) GROUP HOUSING


SR.
NO.

MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE
GROUND COVERAGE

FLOOR AREA RATIO


(FAR)

MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE
HEIGHT (IN METRES)

1.

35%

175%

UNRESTRICTED

IN CASE OF GROUP HOUSING, ANY BUILDING MAY HAVE A MUMTI, LIFT ROOM AND
WATER STORAGE TANKS AT TERRACE. THE HEIGHT OF MUMTI/LIFT ROOM SHALL BE
EXCLUSIVE OF BUILDING HEIGHT.

THE HEIGHT OF 30 METRES AND ABOVE SHALL ONLY BE ALLOWED SUBJECT TO


AVAILABILITY OF INFRASTRUCTURE FOR FIRE SAFETY FOR SUCH HIGH RISE BUILDING
AND NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE FROM THE AIRPORT AUTHORITY OF INDIA.

FOUR LEVELS BASEMENT IN GROUP HOUSING MAY BE ALLOWED UPTO THE MAXIMUM
ROOF HEIGHT OF NOT MORE THAN 1.2 METRES FROM THE GROUND.

THE PARKING AND SERVICE AREAS SHALL NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE COVERED AREA OR
FAR

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

THE DETAILS OF GREEN NORMS AND ADDITIONAL FLOOR AREA RATIO (FAR):
(I) GROUP HOUSING
THE APPLICANT SHALL BE AWARDED BENEFITS IN FORM OF ADDITIONAL FLOOR AREA
RATIO FOR ADOPTING GREEN NORMS AS SPECIFIED BELOW OR BY GETTING HIS
BUILDING/ SITE/ PROJECT CERTIFIED FROM GRIHA AND ACHIEVING THE GRIHA
RATING:
GENERATION OF 50 TO 100 % OF TOTAL POWER
AND HEATED WATER REQUIREMENT FROM SOLAR
POWER PANELS AND SOLAR WATER HEATING
SYSTEM

ORGANIC WASTE
PLANT

20%

10%

FAR

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

PARKING

IN GROUP HOUSING MINIMUM 2.0 EQUIVALENT CAR SPACE (ECS*) FOR EACH
DWELLING UNIT WILL BE REQUIRED. ALSO MINIMUM 75% OF THE TOTAL CAR PARKING
IS TO BE PROVIDED IN THE FORM OF COVERED PARKING. FURTHER MINIMUM 5% OF
THE TOTAL CAR PARKING AREA WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE EWS CATEGORY
FLATS.

THE COVERED PARKING IN THE BASEMENT OR IN THE FORM OF MULTI LEVEL PARKING
ABOVE GROUND LEVEL WILL NOT BE COUNTED TOWARDS FLOOR AREA RATIO.(FAR).

PLINTH

THE PLINTH OF THE MAIN BUILDING SHALL BE SO LOCATED WITH RESPECT TO


SURROUNDING GROUND LEVEL THAT PROPER DRAINAGE OF THE SITE IS ASSURED.
THE HEIGHT OF THE PLINTH SHALL NOT BE LESS THAN 450 MM AND MORE THAN 1.2
METRE.

EVERY COURT-YARD SHALL BE RAISED AT LEAST 150 MM ABOVE THE LEVEL OF THE
STREET FROM WHERE ENTRY TO PLOT HAS BEEN TAKEN AND

NOTE: 1 ECS = 23 SQ.M FOR OPEN PARKING, 28 SQ. M FOR PARKING ON STILTS AND 32 SQ. M FOR
BASEMENT PARKING.

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

MINIMUM AREA

FOR A HABITABLE ROOM, KITCHEN AND WATER CLOSET SHALL BE


FOLLOWED IN ACCORDANCE TO TABLET GIVEN AS UNDER:
S.NO
.

1.

ROOM TYPE

HABITABLE ROOM

MINIMUM
AREA (SQ. M)

SIZE (MINIMUM
WIDTH) (SQ.
M)

MINIMUM
HEIGHT (M)

LIGHT AND VENTILATION


(AREA OF OPENABLE
WINDOWS, VENTILATORS
OR OTHER APERTURES)

9.5

2.4

2.75

TOTAL AREA NOT LESS THAN 1/4TH


OF THE TOTAL FLOOR AREA OF THE
ROOM.

2.

KITCHEN

5.5

1.8

2.75

TOTAL AREA NOT LESS THAN 1/4TH


OF THE TOTAL FLOOR AREA OF THE
ROOM

3.

BATHROOM

1.80

1.20

2.45

4.

WATER CLOSET

1.1

.90

2.45

5.

COMBINED
(BATH & WC)

2.8

1.2

2.45

0.3 SQ. M ON WALL NOT LESS THAN


0.3M WIDE

6.

STORE

NO
RESTRICTION

NO
RESTRICTION

2.2

7.

GARAGE

14.85

2.75 X 5.40

2.40

8.

DOORWAYS FOR
HABITABLE ROOM

0.90

2.20

9.

DOORWAYS FOR
KITCHEN, BATH &
WC

0.75

2.00

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

STAIRCASE

S.
NO.

TYPE OF
BUILDING

MINIMUM PERMISSIBLE
CLEAR WIDTH OF
STAIRCASE
(M)

MINIMUM
PERMISSIBLE WIDTH
OF TREAD (M)

MINIMUM PERMISSIBLE
HEIGHT OF RISER (M)

1.

RESIDENTI
AL

1.0

0.25(WITHOUT
NOSING)

0.19

EVERY BUILDING INTENDED TO BE USED AS A MULTIPLE RESIDENTIAL BUILDING


BUILDING SHALL BE PROVIDED WITH REQUIRED NUMBER OF STAIRCASES (ACCESSIBLE
FROM A MAXIMUM DISTANCE OF 30 M FROM ANY PART OF THE BUILDING), EXTENDING
FROM GROUND FLOOR LEVEL TO THE HIGHEST FLOOR.

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

LIFTS
WHEREVER LIFT IS REQUIRED AS PER RULES, PROVISION OF AT LEAST ONE LIFT SHALL BE
MADE FOR THE WHEEL CHAIR USERS, WITH THE FOLLOWING CAGE DIMENSIONS,
RECOMMENDED FOR PASSENGER LIFT OF 13 PERSONS CAPACITY BY THE BUREAU OF INDIAN
STANDARDS: CLEAR INTERNAL DEPTH 1.1 METRES.
CLEAR INTERNAL WIDTH 2.0 METRES.
ENTRANCE DOOR WIDTH 0.9 METRE.

A HANDRAIL NOT LESS THAT THEN 0.6 M LONG AND 1 M ABOVE FLOOR LEVEL SHALL BE
FIXED ADJACENT TO THE CONTROL PANEL.

THE LIFT LOBBY SHALL BE OF AN INSIDE MEASUREMENT OF 1.8 M X 2.0 M OR MORE.

THE INTERIOR OF THE CAGE SHALL BE PROVIDED WITH BRAILLE SYMBOLS AND AUDITOR
SIGNAGE THAT AUDIBLY INDICATES THE FLOOR. WHEN THE CAGE REACHED ON FLOOR, IT
SHOULD INDICATES THAT THE DOOR OF THE CAGE FOR ENTRANCE/ EXIT IS EITHER OPEN
OR CLOSED.

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

PASSAGES AND CORRIDORS

THE MINIMUM WIDTH OF CORRIDORS AND PASSAGES IN A RESIDENTIAL BUILDING SHALL


BE AT LEAST 1.0 M AND THESE SHALL BE OF FIRE RESISTANT MATERIAL.

THE CLEAR HEADROOM HEIGHT OF PASSAGE AND CORRIDORS SHALL, IN NO CASE, BE


LESS THAN 2.15 M.

ALL THE PASSAGES AND CORRIDORS SHALL BE PREFERABLE NATURALLY LIGHTED AND
VENTILATED

EXIT

EXITS SHALL BE SO LOCATED SO THAT THE TRAVEL DISTANCE ON THE FLOOR SHALL NOT
EXCEED
22.50 M.

NO EXIT DOORWAYS SHALL BE LESS THAN 1 M.

EXIT DOORS SHALL OPEN OUTWARDS.

OVERHEAD OR SLIDING DOOR SHALL NOT BE INSTALLED

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

MEANS OF ACCESS

THE APPROACH TO THE BUILDING AND OPEN SPACES ON ITS ALL SIDES UPTO 6.0 M
WIDTH AND THE LAYOUT FOR THE SAME SHALL BE OF HARD SURFACE CAPABLE OF
TAKING THE WEIGHT OF FIRE TENDER, WEIGHING UPTO 22 TONNES FOR LOW RISE
BUILDING AND 45 TONNES FOR BUILDING 15 METRES, AND ABOVE IN HEIGHT. THE SAID
OPEN SPACE SHALL BE KEPT FREE OF OBSTRUCTIONS AND SHALL BE MOTORABLE.

IN CASE OF BASEMENT EXTENDING BEYOND THE BUILDING LINE, IT SHALL BE CAPABLE


OF TAKING LOAD OF 45 TONNES FOR A BUILDING OF HEIGHT 15 M AND ABOVE AND 22
TONNES FOR BUILDING HEIGHT LESS THAN 15 M.

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

EXTERIOR OPEN AIR


SPACE
IF EXTERIOR OPEN AIR SPACE IS INTENDED TO BE USED FOR THE BENEFIT OF MORE THAN
ONE BUILDING ON SAME PLOT/ SITE, THEN THE WIDTH OF SUCH OPEN AIR SPACE SHALL BE
THE ONE SPECIFIED FOR THE TALLEST BUILDING ABUTTING ON SUCH OPEN AIR SPACE,
SHALL BE AS GIVEN BELOW:
S. NO.

HEIGHT OF BUILDING
(IN M)

EXTERIOR OPEN SPACES TO BE LEFT ON ALL


SIDES IN M (FRONT, REAR & SIDES IN EACH
PLOT)

1.

10

2.

15

3.

18

4.

21

5.

24

6.

27

7.

30

10

8.

35

11

9.

40

12

10.

45

13

11.

50

14

12.

55 AND ABOVE

16

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

VENTILATION SHAFT
S.
NO.

HEIGHT OF BUILDING
(M)

MINIMUM SIZE OF
VENTILATION SHAFT (SQ.
M)

MINIMUM WIDTH OF SHAFT (M)

1.

UPTO 10

1.2

0.9

2.

UPTO 12

2.8

1.2

3.

UPTO 18

4.0

1.5

4.

UPTO 24

5.4

1.8

5.

UPTO 30

8.0

2.4

6.

ABOVE 30

9.0

3.0

NOTE: FOR BUILDINGS ABOVE 30.0 METRES HEIGHT, MECHANICAL VENTILATION SYSTEM SHALL BE INSTALLED ON
VENTILATION SHAFT.

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

MOTOR GARAGE

THE MINIMUM SIZE OF A PRIVATE MOTOR GARAGE SHALL NOT BE LESS THAN 2.75 M X 5
M.

THE CLEAR HEIGHT OF THE GARAGE SHALL NOT BE LESS THAN 2.40 M. THE PLINTH OF
THE MOTOR GARAGE SHALL NOT BE LESS THAN 150 MM ABOVE THE AVERAGE GROUND
LEVEL.

BASEMENT

THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE BASEMENT SHALL BE ALLOWED BY THE COMPETENT


AUTHORITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF ZONING PLAN.

THE BASEMENT SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS:


1.
2.
3.
4.

LIGHT AND VENTILATION OF BASEMENT


DAMP PROOFING OF BASEMENT
HEIGHT OF THE BASEMENT (MIN.-2.4M & MAX.-3.6M)
DRAINAGE OF BASEMENT

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

RAIN WATER HARVESTING


A RAINWATER HARVESTING SYSTEM CONSISTS OF:

ROOF CATCHMENT
GUTTERS
DOWN PIPES
RAIN WATER/ STORM WATER DRAINS
FILTER CHAMBER
STORAGE TANKS/ PITS/ SUMPS.
GROUND WATER RECHARGE STRUCTURES LIKE PIT, TRENCH, TUBE WELL
ORCOMBINATION OF ABOVE
STRUCTURE.

RAIN WATER HARVESTING TECHNIQUES:

STORAGE OF RAINWATER ON SURFACE FOR FUTURE USE.


RECHARGE TO GROUND WATER.

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

RAIN WATER HARVESTING SYSTEM MEASURES:

THE SYSTEM OF COLLECTION, CONVEYANCE AND DISPERSION OF RAIN-WATER FOR


HARVESTING SHALL BE MADE IN SUCH A MANNER THAT ONLY CLEAR WATER IS ABLE TO
ENTER AND NO CONTAMINATED WASTE WATER FROM THE BUILDING OR SURROUNDING
AREA SHOULD FIND ITS WAY IN THIS SYSTEM.

THE ENTRY POINTS OF THE RAIN-WATER FOR HARVESTING SHALL BE DESIGNED IN SUCH A
MANNER THAT, IN NORMAL DAYS, THESE REMAIN COVERED..

THE ARRANGEMENT OF QUICK FILTRATION OF RAIN-WATER SHALL ALSO BE MADE IN THE


RAIN-WATER HARVESTING WELL/ TUBEWELL SO THAT RAIN-WATER DOES NOT POLLUTE OR
CHOKE THE STRATA*.

THE COMPLETE SYSTEM OF RAIN-WATER HARVESTING SHALL BE CONSTRUCTED WITHIN


PLOT AREA AVAILABLE WITH THE OWNER.

THE DETAILED PROPOSAL OF THE SYSTEM COMPRISING COLLECTION, CONVEYANCE AND


DISPERSION OF RAIN-WATER HARVESTING WELL/ TUBE WELL SHALL HAVE TO BE SHOWN
ON THE BUILDING PLAN SUBMITTED FOR APPROVAL.

STRATA*-A LAYER OR A SERIES OF LAYERS OF ROCK IN THE


GROUND.

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

PROVISION/FACILITIES FOR DIFFERENTLY-ABLED PERSONS


PARKING

SURFACE PARKING FOR TWO CAR SPACES SHALL BE PROVIDED, NEAR THE ENTRANCE,
FOR THE PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED PERSONS, WITH MAXIMUM TRAVEL DISTANCE OF 30
M FROM BUILDING ENTRANCE.

THE WIDTH OF PARKING BAY SHALL BE MINIMUM 3.6 M.

ENTRANCE SHALL BE APPROACHABLE THROUGH A RAMP TOGETHER WITH THE


STEPPED ENTRY.
RAMPED APPROACH1. RAMP SHALL BE FINISHED WITH NON SLIPPERY MATERIAL TO ENTER THE BUILDING.
2. MINIMUM WIDTH OF RAMP SHALL BE 1.8 M WITH MAXIMUM GRADIENT 1:12, LENGTH
OF RAMP SHALL NOT EXCEED 9 M HAVING 0.8 M HIGH HANDRAIL ON BOTH SIDES
EXTENDING 0.3 M BEYOND TOP AND BOTTOM OF THE RAMP.
3. MINIMUM GAP FROM THE ADJACENT WALL TO THE HANDRAIL SHALL BE 5 CMS.

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

STEPPED APPROACH

FOR STEPPED APPROACH SIZE OF TREAD SHALL NOT BE LESS THAN 0.3 M AND MAXIMUM
RISER SHALL BE 0.15 M. PROVISION OF 0.8 M HIGH HANDRAIL ON BOTH SIDES OF THE
STEPPED APPROACH SIMILAR TO THE RAMPED APPROACH SHALL BE MADE.

EXIT/ ENTRANCE DOOR

MINIMUM CLEAR OPENING OF THE ENTRANCE DOOR SHALL BE 0.9 M AND IT SHALL NOT BE
PROVIDED WITH A STEP THAT OBSTRUCTS THE PASSAGE OF A WHEEL CHAIR USER.

ENTRANCE LANDING

ENTRANCE LANDING SHALL BE PROVIDED ADJACENT TO THE RAMP, WITH THE MINIMUM
DIMENSION 1.8 M X 2.0 M. FINISHES SHALL HAVE A NONSLIP SURFACE WITH A TEXTURE
TRAVERSABLE BY A WHEEL CHAIR.

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

LIFTS

1.
2.
3.

PROVISION OF A LEAST ONE LIFT SHALL BE MADE FOR THE WHEEL CHAIR USERS, WITH
THE FOLLOWING CAGE DIMENSIONS, RECOMMENDED FOR PASSENGER LIFT OF 13
PERSONS CAPACITY BY THE BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS:CLEAR INTERNAL DEPTH 1.1. M.
CLEAR INTERNAL WIDTH 2.0 M.
ENTRANCE DOOR WIDTH 0.9 M.

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

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SOURCE: HARYANA BUILDING CODE, 2

WIDTH AND LENGTH OF MEANS OF ACCESS

S NO.

WIDTH OF MEANS
OF ACCESS (M)

LENGTH OF MEANS
OF ACCESS(M)

1.

6.0

75

2.

7.5

150

3.

9.0

250

4.

12.0

400

5.

18.0

1000

6.

24.0

ABOVE 1000

NOTE IF THE DEVELOPMENT IS ONLY ON ONE SIDE OF THE MEANS OF ACCESS, THE
PRESCRIBED WIDTHS MAY BE REDUCED BY 1 M IN EACH CASE. IN NO CASE,
DEVELOPMENT ON PLOTS SHALL BE PERMITTED UNLESS IT IS ACCESSIBLE BY A PUBLIC
STREET OF WIDTH NOT LESS THAN 6 M.

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PATHWAYS
THE APPROACH TO THE BUILDINGS FROM ROAD/STREET/INTERNAL MEANS OF
ACCESS SHALL BE THROUGH PAVED PATHWAY OF WIDTH NOT LESS THAN 1.5 M,
PROVIDED ITS LENGTH IS NOT MORE THAN 30 M.
IN THE CASE OF SPECIAL HOUSING SCHEMES FOR LOW INCOME GROUP AND
ECONOMICALLY WEAKER SECTION OF SOCIETY DEVELOPED UP TO TWO
STOREYED ROW/CLUSTER HOUSING SCHEME, THE PEDESTRIAN PATHWAY
WIDTH SHALL BE 3 M.
THE PEDESTRIAN PATHWAY SHALL NOT SERVE MORE THAN 8 PLOTS ON EACH
SIDE OF THE PATHWAY; THE LENGTH OF THE PATHWAY SHALL BE NOT MORE
THAN 50 M.

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COMMUNITY OPEN SPACES AND AMENITIES


RESIDENTIAL ZONES
IN ANY LAYOUT OR SUB-DIVISION OF LAND MEASURING 0.3 HECTARE OF MORE IN
RESIDENTIAL ZONES, THE COMMUNITY OPEN SPACES SHALL BE RESERVED FOR
RECREATIONAL PURPOSES WHICH SHALL AS FAR AS POSSIBLE BE PROVIDED IN ONE
PLACE OR PLANNED OUT FOR THE USE OF THE COMMUNITY IN CLUSTERS OR
POCKETS.
THE FOLLOWING MINIMUM PROVISION SHALL BE MADE:
A) 15 PERCENT OF THE AREA OF THE LAYOUT, OR
B) 0.3 TO 0.4 HA/1 000 PERSONS; FOR LOW INCOME HOUSING THE OPEN SPACES
SHALL BE 0.3
HA/1 000 PERSONS.
NO RECREATIONAL SPACE SHALL GENERALLY BE LESS THAN 450 SQ. M.

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THE MINIMUM AVERAGE DIMENSION OF SUCH RECREATIONAL SPACE SHALL BE


NOT LESS THAN 7.5 M; IF THE AVERAGE WIDTH OF SUCH RECREATIONAL
SPACE IS LESS THAN 24 M, THE LENGTH THERE OF SHALL NOT EXCEED 2.5
TIMES THE AVERAGE WIDTH.
IN SUCH RECREATIONAL SPACES, A SINGLE STOREYED STRUCTURE AS
PAVILION OR GYMNASIA UPTO 25 SQ. M IN AREA MAY BE PERMITTED; SUCH
AREA MAY BE EXCLUDED FROM FAR CALCULATIONS.

EACH RECREATIONAL AREA AND THE STRUCTURE ON IT SHALL HAVE AN


INDEPENDENT
MEANS OF ACCESS.

THE BUILDING LINE SHALL BE AT LEAST 3 M AWAY FROM THE BOUNDARY OF


RECREATIONAL OPEN SPACE.

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OFF-STREET PARKING SPACES


EACH OFF-STREET PARKING SPACE PROVIDED FOR VEHICLES SHALL BE AS
FOLLOWS:
A) FOR CAR, THE MINIMUM PARKING SPACE TO BE 3 M 6 M WHEN INDIVIDUAL
PARKING SPACE IS REQUIRED AND 2.75 M 5 M WHEN COMMON PARKING
SPACE IS REQUIRED.
B) SPACE FOR SCOOTER/TWO WHEELER AND BICYCLE TO BE NOT LESS THAN 1.25
M2 AND 1.00
SQ. M RESPECTIVELY.
C) AREA FOR EACH EQUIVALENT CAR SPACE INCLUSIVE OF CIRCULATION AREA IS
23 M2 FOR
OPEN PARKING, 28 SQ. M FOR GROUND FLOOR COVERED PARKING AND 32 SQ.
M FOR
BASEMENT.

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REQUIREMENTS OF PARTS OR BUILDINGS


PLINTH
MAIN BUILDINGS
THE PLINTH OR ANY PART OF A BUILDING OR OUTHOUSE SHALL BE SO LOCATED
WITH RESPECT TO THE SURROUNDING GROUND LEVEL THAT ADEQUATE
DRAINAGE OF THE SITE IS ASSURED. THE HEIGHT OF THE PLINTH SHALL BE NOT
LESS THAN 450 MM FROM
THE SURROUNDING GROUND LEVEL.

INTERIOR COURTYARDS AND COVERED PARKING


EVERY INTERIOR COURTYARD SHALL BE RAISED AT LEAST 150 MM ABOVE THE
DETERMINING GROUND LEVEL AND SHALL BE SATISFACTORILY DRAINED.

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HABITABLE ROOMS
HEIGHT
THE HEIGHT OF ALL ROOMS FOR HUMAN HABITATION SHALL NOT BE LESS
THAN 2.75 M MEASURED FROM THE SURFACE OF THE FLOOR TO THE LOWEST
POINT OF THE CEILING

SIZE
THE AREA OF HABITABLE ROOM SHALL NOT BE LESS THAN 9.5 SQ. M,
WHERE THERE IS ONLY ONE ROOM WITH A MINIMUM WIDTH OF 2.4 M.
WHERE THERE ARE TWO ROOMS, ONE OF THESE SHALL NOT BE LESS THAN
9.5 SQ. M AND THE OTHER NOT LESS THAN 7.5 SQ. M, WITH A MINIMUM
WIDTH OF 2.1 M.

KITCHEN
HEIGHT

THE HEIGHT OF A KITCHEN MEASURED FROM THE SURFACE OF THE FLOOR TO


THE LOWEST POINT IN THE CEILING (BOTTOM SLAB) SHALL NOT BE LESS
THAN 2.75 M, EXCEPT FOR THE PORTION TO ACCOMMODATE FLOOR TRAP OF
THE UPPER FLOOR.

SIZE
THE AREA OF A KITCHEN WHERE SEPARATE DINING AREA IS PROVIDED, SHALL
BE NOT LESS THAN 5 SQ. M WITH A MINIMUM WIDTH OF 1.8 M.
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BATHROOMS AND WATER-CLOSETS


HEIGHT
THE HEIGHT OF A BATHROOM OR WATER-CLOSET MEASURED FROM THE
SURFACE OF THE FLOOR TO THE LOWEST POINT IN THE CEILING (BOTTOM OF
SLAB) SHALL NOT BE LESS THAN
2.1 M.

SIZE
THE AREA OF A BATHROOM SHALL NOT BE LESS THAN 1.8 SQ. M WITH A
MINIMUM WIDTH OF 1.2 M. THE FLOOR AREA OF WATER-CLOSET SHALL BE 1.1
SQ. M WITH A MINIMUM WIDTH OF
0.9 M.
IF BATH AND WATER-CLOSET ARE COMBINED, ITS FLOOR AREA SHALL NOT BE
LESS THAN 2.8 SQ. M WITH A MINIMUM WIDTH OF 1.2 M.

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