ZONING REGULATIONS



 ZONING & PLANNING REGULATIONS 

23. LAND USE ZONES 

23.1. The District of Dadra & Nagar Haveli has been divided into the following land use zones as defined in the Outline Development Plan for Dadra & Nagar Haveli 2021. 

Table 3: Landuse Zones as per Outline Development Plan 2021 

1 Residential Zone R
2. Residential  - cum – Commercial Zone R/C
3. Commercial Zone C
4. Public & Semi Public Zone PSP
5. General Industries Zone I1
6. Special Industries Zone I2
7. Recreation & Tourism Zone RTZ
8. Recreation & Tourism Zone - Playgrounds RTZ / PD
9. Green Zone - 1 G1
10. Green Zone - 2 G2
11 Forest Zone F

24. PERMISSIBLE USES/ACTIVITIES IN VARIOUS ZONES 

24.1. Residential Zones (R) 

24.1.1. The following uses only shall be permitted in the R Zone abutting on a Road which is 12mts and below and in accordance with rules prescribed in Clause 25 
(i) Residences and Customary home occupation i.e. occupations carried out by the members of the family without employing any other person whatsoever which shall be allowed only in one room of the apartment subject to the condition that it is not a nuisance to any neighbors

(ii) Public Parks or Private Parks which are not utilized for business purposes;

(iii) Bus shelters, trolley bus shelters, Railway Station and Taxi stands.

(iv) Club Houses/ Marriage Halls/ Temple shall be permitted only in group housing societies which is not conducted as a business and is restricted to 5% of the total Built Up area which should be a separate designated space within the layout. 

24.1.1A    Any schools, dispensaries, Hospitals, Service Stations and Petrol Pump can be allowed subject to those land abutting 18mts road and above. the height of such institutions shall be governed as if it is as commercial building except for Service Stations and Petrol Pumps.  

24.2.  Residential cum Commercial Zones (R+C) 

24.2.1. The following uses shall be permitted in the Residential cum Commercial Zone abutting on a Road which is more than 12mts and in accordance to the Clause 25 

(i) Residences and Customary home occupation i.e. occupations carried out by the members of the family without employing any other person whatsoever which shall be allowed only in one room of the apartment subject to the condition that it is not a nuisance to any neighbor

(ii) Public Parks or Private Parks which are not utilized for business purposes;

(iii) Bus shelters, trolley bus shelters, Railway Station and Taxi stands.

(iv) All retail commercial activity shall be allowed on the ground floor and first floor only on those structures which are abutting the public road subject to the condition that the entrance to the residential users is separately provided and without any conflict to the commercial use on the ground and first floor

(v) Club Houses/ Marriage Halls/ Temple shall be permitted only in group housing societies which is not conducted as a business and is restricted to 5% of the total Built Up area which should be a separate designated space within the layout. 24.2.1A   Any schools, dispensaries, Hospitals, Service Stations and Petrol Pump can be allowed subject to those land abutting 18mts road and above. the height of such institutions shall be governed as if it is as commercial building except for Service Stations and Petrol Pumps. 

24.3. Commercial Zones (C) 

24.3.1. The following uses shall be permitted in Commercial Zone (C) abutting on a Road which is 18mts and above in accordance to the Clause 25.1 

(i) Assembly building

 (ii) Business buildings

(iii) Mercantile (Retail/Wholesale) buildings

(iv) Service Industry Class “A” as secondary land use to business and/or Mercantile land use  

(v) Service Industry Class “B” in an exclusive area developed or proposed to be developed for this purpose (vi) Information Technology building (vii) Bio Technology building (viii) Nano Technology building (ix) Institutional Buildings 

24.4. Public Semi Public Zones (PSP) 

24.4.1. The following uses shall be permitted in Public/Semi Public Zone (PSP) abutting on a Road which is 18mts and above in accordance to the Clause 25.1 

(i) Offices of Government, Semi Government and Public sector undertakings (can also be allowed in 12mts Road)

(ii) Institutional Buildings such as Educational, Health, Social facilities, Community facilities etc.(Undertaken by the Government only shall be allowed in 12mts Road)

 (iii) Professional Offices,

(iv) Restaurants/Eating houses/Cafeteria, Retail stores/shops like stationery, communication centre like cyber café, photocopying, scanning shops etc shall be allowed as part of any buildings mentioned above subject to only 15% of the total built up area is allowed for such purpose.

 (v) Public amenities like Bus Terminus, Police stations, Fire station, Post Office, Public Toilets and other utility buildings and structures such as ETP, CETP, Power Substations etc. 

24.5. Industry Zone (I1) 

24.5.1. General Industries Zone (I1) abutting on a Road which is 18mts and above in accordance to the Clause 25 
The following uses shall be permitted in General Industries Zone 

(i) All industries which are permitted by the prescribed rules of DNH PCC.

(ii) Service Industry class ‘A’ and class ‘B’

(iii) Information Technolog

 (iv) Bio Technology

(v) Nano Technology

(vi) Storage facilities. Storage for Hazardous/ Toxic/ Non Obnoxious etc shall be permitted only after the NOC from the DNH PCC

(vii) Business & Mercantile use as ancillary use subject to other restrictions as can be imposed by the Authority from time to time 

24.5.2. Special Industries Zone (I2) abutting on a Road which is 18mts and above in accordance to the Clause 25.1 

The following activities shall be permitted in Special Industries Zone 

(i) Special Economic Zone (SEZ

 (ii) Software Technology Park (STP

 (iii) Biotechnology Par

 (iv) Apparel and Textile parks

(v) Free Trade and Warehousing Zone (FTWZ)

(vi) Media Park The minimum area for such uses shall be prescribed or shall be as per the direction guidelines issued by the Govt. of India in this regard. 

24.6. Recreation Tourism Zone (RTZ) and Recreation Tourism- Play Ground (RTZ-PD) zone  

24.6.1. The Activities which shall be permitted in Recreational & Tourism Development Zone (RTZ) and RTZ-PD shall be as follows and in accordance to the Clause 25 
In Places of recreational and tourism value as shall be specifically prescribed by the UT Administration such as:

(i) Forts;

(ii) Archaeological and historical monuments;

(iii) Major religious places;

(iv) Objects, features, structures and places of architectural, natural and scientific interest, and educational value; a. There shall be a belt of 100 meters around the places mentioned above (i) to(iv) but excluding existing Gaothan

b. The following developments shall be permitted in the lands situated in RTZ and RTZ-PD Zone

(i) Hotel, holiday resorts, holiday homes, club houses; (As per Annexure 24

 (ii) Religious places and allied activities

 (iii) Parks, gardens, playfields, golf course, camping grounds, and swimming pools, facilities related to water sports, racecourses, amusement parks, and theme parks;

(iv) Botanical and zoological gardens;

(v) Temporary constructions for limited period, such as, during fairs, ceremonies, etc.

 c. The following developments shall also be permitted in the lands situated in RTZ – PD zone. 

(i) Playfields, golf course, stadiums, swimming pools, facilities related to water sports,

(ii) Structures for Pavilions, Gymnasium, club houses and other structures for the purpose of sports and recreation activities with built up area not exceeding 15% of the total plot area and plinth area not exceeding 10% of the total plot area 

24.7. Green Zone (G1 and G2) 

24.7.1. Green Zone (G1 and G2) in accordance to the Clause 25 

24.7.2. Use provisions in G1 Zone 

In the lands designated as G-1 zone, the following uses may be permitted (except the areas declared as “Prohibited Areas” as per the notification no.ADM/LAW/DMG/387 (13)/78 dated June 18, 1980);.and subject to specific conditions mentioned

(i) All the uses permissible in RTZ and RTZ-PD Zon

(ii) Agriculture and allied activities such as, poultry farms, dairies;

(iii) Farm Building or Houses as defined in Section 3.13.6 for bonafide use as per the details in Table 4.

(iv) Facilities for processing and disposal of dead  bodies;

(v) Fish farms, fish drying, storage of boats servicing and repair of boats;

(vi) Educational, research institutions and specialized medical facilities with a minimum area of 3 Ha or more  shall be allowed subject to submission of a detail project report indicating the following;

a) Details of structures to be constructed;

b) Infrastructures provisions such as water supply, sewerage, garbage disposal, rain water harvesting, power etc.

c) Time frame for completing the project which shall however not exceed more than 5 years (vii) Public amenities like Bus Terminus, Police Stations, Fire Stations, Post Office, Public Toilets and other utility buildings and structures such as ETP, CETP, Substations etc. 

Table 4 : Parameters for construction of Farm Buildings 

Holding size (Sq M) Built up area in% No. of Storey
4400 10 not exceeding G+1
4400 to 10,000 7.5 subject to a maximum of 540 sq mtrs . G+1
>10,000 5 subject to a maximum of 640 sq.mtrs. G+1

Note:  The built up area at no time should reduce the minimum economic holding size 

24.7.3. Use provisions in G2 zone 

The G2 zone is being developed for tourism value specifically for the well being of the local tribal population. For promotion of tourism in this zone particularly in areas of Amboli, Dudhni, Kilwani, Mandoni, and Randha Patelads the uses permissible in this zone shall be allowed in a road which is 12mt and above also with a minimum area of 1.00 Ha .  Thus the following use may be permissible in G2 zone: a. All the uses permissible in RTZ and RTZ-PD Zone b. Swimming pools, facilities related to water sports & Water based recreation;  c. Nurseries and green houses; d. Temples e. Social Forestry  

24.8. FOREST ZONE (F-Zone) 

Any development within the Forest Zone shall be governed by the concerned Forest Acts  and subject to the permission granted by the concerned authority/ Govt. of India. This ODP 2021 and the DC Rules thereof shall not be applicable for area within the forest zone.  

24.9. DEVELOPMENT ALONG HIGHWAYS 

No direct access from the Express/ National/ State Highways shall be permitted except for petrol pump, truck terminals; police check post and toll station. The access control for all other uses shall be governed by an appropriate service road of not less than of 9 m for the State Highway and as per any rules governed by IRC guidelines. The service roads can become part of the 45mts ROW in highways. As far as National highways and Express way is concerned, it shall be governed by the rules prescribed by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI)   

24.10. DEVELOPMENT ALONG WATER COURSES 

24.10.1. No development whatsoever, whether by filling or otherwise shall be carried out within 15 m on either side of the bank of river, its tributary/distributary or as prescribed by any other order/modification of any authority board /government under this jurisdiction, whichever is higher. Where there is no river /distributary /tributary, a distance of minimum 6.0 m or as prescribed in the marginal open space and/or any other order/notification of any authority /board /government under this jurisdiction, whichever is higher has to be maintained from the bank of canals, rivulet natural course of water, kotar (Perennial or Non-perennial), nallahs, etc. 

24.10.2. Provided that where a water course passes through a low lying land without any well defined bank, the applicant may be permitted by the Authority to restrict or direct the water courses to an alignment and cross section determined by the Authority.  

24.11. LAND USE ZONING IN HAZARD PRONE AREAS 

In Natural Hazard prone areas namely the earthquake prone zones as per IS: 1893, the cyclone prone areas as per IS: 875 (Part-3-1987) (or latest edition as applicable from time to time) and flood prone areas as per the Flood Atlas prepared by the Central Water Commission and/or the flood departments of the State/UT, the development shall be regulated to ensure special protection from hazards for any type of development irrespective of use zone.  Whereas the hazard prone areas identified as per the Vulnerability Atlas of India-1997 prepared by Govt. of India or as may be prepared by UT Administration from time to time shall be used for such regulations. 

24.12. CHANGE IN LAND USE PERTAINING TO NON-CONFLICTING USES 

The proposals for change in landuse pertaining to non-conflicting uses with particular reference to Commercial to Industrial and Industrial to Commercial only. The proposal for change in landuse shall be allowed by the Authority only under exceptional circumstances on case to case basis subject to the following conditions.  

a) The land for which the change is proposed should be ensconced by the propose  landuse on at least three sides;  

b) The proposed land of an applicant shall be contiguous to the existing land of the  applicant and the use of the existing land should not conflict to the proposed  landuse; 

c) The applicant shall pay double the amount of the development charges on the land  proposed for such change.  

25. FLOOR SPACE INDEX (FSI) / FLOOR AREA RATIO (FAR), AND VOLUME TO PLOT AREA RATIO (VPR) 

25.1.  The maximum permissible Floor Space Index and Volume to Plot Area ratio shall be in relation to land-use zone/activity; as stipulated below in Table no 5. Uniform FAR shall be allowed as per existing DCR following conditions: 

Table 5 : Permissible Floor Space Index (FSI)  

Sr
.
Land-use Zone Activity Maximum Permissible FSI
Road 12mts &
below
Road more than 12mts   to less   than
18mts
Road 18mts & more Remarks
1. Residential  (R Zone) 1.2 2.0 1.   High   Rise   Buildings   beyond   15mts shall   be   applicable   only   in   SMC, Samrvarni, Rakholi and Dadra Patelads and Narloi and Athal villages.
2.  In  all  other  areas  irrespective  of  the road width, FSI shall be 1.2 only with
a height not exceeding 15mts.
2. Residential Cum Commercial NA 2.0
1.2
1.   High   Rise   Buildings   beyond   15mts shall   be   applicable   only   in   SMC, Samrvarni, Rakholi and Dadra Patelads and Narloi and Athal villages.
2.  In  all  other  areas  irrespective  of  the road width, FSI shall be 1.2 only with a height not exceeding 15mts.
3. Public & Semi Public 1.2 2.0
1.2
1.   High   Rise   Buildings   beyond   15mts shall   be   applicable   only   in   SMC, Samrvarni, Rakholi and Dadra Patelads and Narloi and Athal villages.
2.  In  all  other  areas  irrespective  of  the road width, FSI shall be 1.2 only with a height not exceeding 15mts
4. Commercial Zone     2.0 1.   High  Rise  Buildings  beyond  15mts shall   be   applicable   only   in   SMC,
         
  a.  Assembly
b.  Business  & Mercantile
c.  IT/BT/NT
d.  Service Industry Class     ‘A’
&        Class
‘B’
NA NA 1.2 Samrvarni,      Rakholi      and      Dadra Patelads and Narloi and Athal villages.
2.  In  all  other  areas  irrespective  of  the road width, FSI shall be 1.2 only with a height not exceeding 15mts
5. General Industrial Zone
a. Industrial b. Service Industry Class ‘A’ & ‘B’ c. Storaged. IT/BT/NT e.  Business  & Mercantile
    1.0 0.5 1.0 2.0 High   Rise   Buildings   beyond   15mts shall   be   applicable   only   in   SMC, Samrvarni,      Rakholi      and      Dadra Patelads and Narloi and Athal villages.
6. Special Industrial Zone
a. All       users except
otherwise
NA NA 1  
  specified elsewhere in         these regulations
b.   Storage
       
7. Recreational & Tourism
a. All
Permissible Users
NA 0.5  
8. Green  Zone  –
G1 & G2
a. All
Permissible Users
  0.5  

Note:   i For the purpose of computation of FSI the net plot area shall be considered for all land-uses (The area under road widening shall be deducted from the total plot area and the FSI shall be considered only for the net area as indicated above. The applicant can claim for additional FSI/ Compensation/ DR as per his choice at the time of actual acquisition).

ii The Development Right can be availed by any person if any of his land is required for public purpose, the applicant shall surrender the land to the Government and in lieu of which the Authority may grant additional FSI. This additional FSI shall be to the total Net Area and the owner of the land can utilize the same in his own adjacent land.

 iii Further if the owner does not have sufficient land adjoining, then he is at liberty to utilize the FSI in any of his own land within the same village only. 

25.2. Exemption from computations of FSI/FAR 

25.2.1. The following shall not be counted towards computation of FSI 

a) All covered areas used as stilt parking without servicing and repairing activity. 

b) Facilities required for fire and life safety, as under 

i. Fire escape staircase 

ii. Fire lifts excluding lobbies 

iii. Lift lobbies in case of fire tower (fire tower as per NBC 2005) 

iv. Refuge areas 

v. Fire escape passages/ Fire balconies 

vi. Fire control rooms 

25.2.2. In additions to above the following shall be exempted from the computation of FSI,. 

i. A two level basement or cellar used as a parking space or AC Plant room 

ii. An area under a building constructed on a stilt which is used as parking space or recreational space with a maximum height not exceeding 2.7 metres from finished floor level to bottom of the beam provided where there are no side walls on three or more sides of such a space. 

iii. An area of upto 5% of the floor area of the said building shall be allowed for drivers rest room in the stilt portion in high rise residential buildings;   

iv. Any floor area of a building which is used as parking space at one or more levels. 

v. Electric cabin or sub-stations, Watchmen’s Booth, Pump House. 

vi. Staircase room and/or lift rooms above the top-most storey or in the basement, architectural feature like dome etc. 

vii. Chimneys and elevated tanks of dimensions as permissible under these Regulations. 

viii. Service Passages/corridors along the external face of the industrial and service industrial building to the extent of 10% of built up area of the respective floor. 

ix. Cut off floor  

x. Lifts and lobbies in front of lifts to the extent of 1.5 times the depth of lift well and width equal to the width of lift well  

xi. Association/Society office-cum-letter box room in Residential, Shoppingcum Residential, Business, Mercantile & Flatted factories shall be as per the following norms : 

xii. Areas covered by service duct, pump rooms, electric substations, niches upto 1m depth below window sill, staircase, passage, balcony 1.20mt width.  

Table 6 : Built-up Area for Association/ Society-cum-letter box room/Watchman Cabin 

Sr. No. Details Area
i Up to 16 units 20 Sq.m
ii 17 to 150 units 25 Sq.m
iii More than150 units 30 Sq.m

Note:  The built-up areas mentioned above are inclusive of Toilet facility. 

xiii. Watchman cabin / Booth and watch towers 

xiv. Any covered antenna/dish antenna/communication tower used for telecom or IT purposes. 

xv. Any semi-permanent structure up to 20 Sq.m of built up area for installation of telephone connectors/concentrators in case of applicants who would provide suitable proof of being authorized by the Departmen oTelecommunications, Govt. of India, for setting up of cellular mobile telecommunication system. 

xvi. Refuge Area as stipulated under Fire Protection Regulations in Part III, Regulation .No. 40.8 

xvii. Refuse Chute. 

xviii. One service floor (except in residential buildings), with height below the soffit of a beam not exceeding 1.5m Special permission of PDA is required for more than one service floor. 

xix. Area used for installations of Air Handling Unit (AHU). 

xx. Fitness Centre : as per following norms: 

In every residential building constructed or proposed to be constructed for quarters for industrial workers or for the use of a Co-operative Housing Society or an Apartment Owners Association; a fitness centre will be permitted subject to following conditions:  

a. The area of such centre shall be equivalent to 2 (two) percent of the total area of the building, However it shall not be less than 20 Sq.m and more than 200 Sq.m

b. The centre shall not be used for any purpose other than for fitness centre facilities.

c. The fitness centre activities shall be confined only to the members of the concerned housing society specified above. d. The ownership of the structure for fitness centre shall vest with the concerned society or association. 

xxi. Other ancillary structures/activities permitted in marginal open spaces, as specified in Clause No. 28.3 of these Regulations. 

26. DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS (DR) 

26.1. The Authority may permit development potential of land, reserved for road widening or for construction of new road in the ODP of DNH area, to be separated from the land itself and to be made available to the owner of land as Development Rights (DR) in the form of Floor Space Index (FSI), provided the owner is prepared to surrender such area for road widening / new road/ any other infrastructure need for the Government without claiming any compensation for the land. The owner may use the said DR / FSI himself for use on any other land within the same village / town, subject to maximum 40% additional FSI over and above the base FSI as prescribed in this  regulations. 

• Development Rights (DR) shall apply to cases, where a private land is required for any road widening/ new road formation as proposed in the ODP/ Regional Plan

• Any traffic and transport infrastructure development such as bus stops/stands etc.

• Any urban infrastructure development such as water supply, sewerage, drainage, electricity, education, health, notified by the Administration of DNH or Government Agency or any local body.

• These rights may be made available and be subject to the regulations given in Annexure 1.  

27. OPEN SPACES AROUND BUILDINGS, GROUND COVERAGE & HEIGHT RESTRICTIONS 

27.1.  The minimum front side and rear open spaces along with ground coverage, building height shall be as per Table 7 to Table 12 below

Table 7: Marginal Open Spaces along with Ground Coverage, FSI and Building Height for Residential 

Sr.
No.
Land Use Zone Minimum Plot Area in Sq.m Minimum Set Backs (in Meters) Maximum Height (in meters) Maximum Permissible Ground Coverage (%) Maximum Number of Stories Minimum width of Plot
(in Mt.)
Front Rear Side
1. Residentia l Zone – R
Group Housing/ Society
High Rise Building
Up to 50 1.00 1.50 NIL 10.00 70 G+2 3.00
2. 51 to 100 1.25 2.25 Nil 10.00 65 G+2 5.00
3. 100 to 200 2.50 3.00 Nil 10.00 60 G+2 7.00
4. 200 to 400 3.00 3.00 1.50 10.00 50 G+2 10.00
5. 400 to 600 4.00 3.00 2.25 13.50 40 G+2 12.00
6. 600 to 1000 6.00 3.00 4.00 15.00 33 G+3 15.00
  Above 1000 6.00 6.00 6.00 15.00 33 G+3 20.00
7 Above 2000 9.00 6.00 6.00 15.00 33 G+3 20.00
8 All Plots/S.Nos abutting 18mt and above Public Road 9.00 8.00 8.00 27mt without stilt  but with mandatory basement or
30mt with stilt
33 G+9 20.00

Note: 1. High Rise Building shall be allowed only in those plots which are abutting a Right of way of 18mtrs or more with a maximum height upto 27mts without stilts but with mandatory basement, or 30mts with stilts and upto a maximum nine floors.  2. High Rise Buildings beyond 15mts shall be applicable only in SMC, Samrvarni, Rakholi and Dadra Patelads and Naroli and Athal villages. 

Table 8: Marginal Open Spaces along with Ground Coverage, FSI and Building Height for Residential cum Commercial 

Sr.
No.
Land Use Zone Tenement Density Minimum Plot Area in
Sq.m
Minimum Set Backs (in Meters) Maximum Height (in meters) Maximum Permissible Ground Coverage (%) Maximu m Number of Stories Minimum width of Plot (in Mt.)
Front Rear Side
1. Residentia l + Commerci al (a) Residential Business and Mercantile
High Rise Building
500 to 1000 6.00 4.00 4.00 15.00 33 G+3 15.00
2. Above1000 to 2000 6.00 5.00 5.00 15.00 33 G+3 20.00
3. Above2000 to 4000 9.00 6.00 6.00 15.00 33 G+3 25.00
4. Above 4000 9.00 6.00 6.00 15.00 33 G+3 30.00
5. All Plots/S.Nos abutting 18mt and above Public Road 9.00 8.00 8.00 27mt without stilt  but with mandatory basement or 30mt with stilt 33 G+9 30

Note: High Rise Building shall be allowed only in those plots which are abutting a Right of way of 18mtrs or more with a maximum height upto 27mts without stilts but with mandatory basement, or 30mts with stilts and upto a maximum nine floors.  2.High Rise Buildings beyond 15mts shall be applicable only in SMC, Samrvarni, Rakholi and Dadra Patelads and Naroli and Athal villages. 

Table 9: Marginal Open Spaces along with Ground Coverage, FSI and Building Height for PSP 

Sr.
No.
Land Use Zone Minimum Plot Area in Sq.m Minimum Set Backs (in Meters) Maximum Height (in meters) Maximum Permissible Ground Coverage (%) Maximum Number of Stories Minimum width of Plot (in Mt.)
Front Rear Side
1. Public and Semi public Upto 2000 6 5.00 5.00 15.00 33 G+3 20.00
2. Above 2000 to
4000
9 6.00 6.00 15.00 33 G+3 25.00
3. above 4000 9 7.00 7.00 15.00 33 G+3 30.00
4. High Rise Building- All Plots/S.Nos abutting 18mt and above Public Road 9.00 8.00 8.00 27mt without stilt but with mandatory basement or 30mt with stilt 33 G+9 30

Note: High Rise Building shall be allowed only in those plots which are abutting a Right of way of 18mtrs or more with a maximum height upto 27mts without stilts but with mandatory basement, or 30mts with stilts and upto a maximum nine floors.  2.High Rise Buildings beyond 15mts shall be applicable only in SMC, Samrvarni, Rakholi and Dadra Patelads and Naroli and Athal villages. 

Table 10: Marginal Open Spaces along with Ground Coverage, FSI and Building Height for Commercial 

Sr.
No.
Land Use Zone Landuse Zone Activity Minimum Plot Area in Sq.m Minimum Set Backs (in Meters) Maximum Height (in meters) Maximum Permissible Ground Coverage
(%)
Maximum Number of Stories Minimum width of Plot (in Mt.)
Front Rear Side
1. Commerc ial Zone.
All Commerc ial lands shall be allowed abutting 18mt and above road
(a) Assembly 1000 to 2000 9 5.00 5.00 15.00 33 G+3 20.00
2. Above 2000
to 4000
9 6.00 6.00 15.00 33 G+3 25.00
3. above 4000 9 7.00 7.00 15.00 33 G+3 30.00
4. High Rise Building 9 8.00 8.00 27mt without stilt  but with mandatory basement or 30mt with stilt 33 G+9 30
5 (b) Business Mercantile 1000 to 2000 9 5.00 5.00 15.00 33 G+3 20.00
6 Above 2000
to 4000
9 6.00 6.00 15.00 33 G+3 25.00
7     above 4000 9 7.00 7.00 15.00 33 G+3 30.00
8 High Rise Building 9 8.00 8.00 27mt without stilt  but with mandatory basement or 30mt with stilt 33 G+9 30

Note: 1.High Rise Building shall be allowed only in those plots which are abutting a Right of way of 18mtrs or more with a maximum height upto 27mts without stilts but with mandatory basement, or 30mts with stilts and upto a maximum nine floors.  2.High Rise Buildings beyond 15mts shall be applicable only in SMC, Samrvarni, Rakholi and Dadra Patelads and Naroli and Athal villages. 

Table 11: Marginal Open Spaces along with Ground Coverage, FSI and Building Height for General Industrial Zone (I1) 

Sr.
No.
Land Use Zone Landuse Zone Activity Minimum Plot Area in Sq.m Minimum Set Backs (in Meters) Maximu m Height (in meters) Maximum Permissible Ground Coverage (%) Maximum Number of Stories Minimum width of Plot (in Mt.)
Front Rear Side
1 General Industrial Zone. All Plots/S.Nos abutting 18mt and above Public Road (a) Individual Shops for industrial goods and services 200-400 3.00 3.00 3.00 10.00 33 G+2 9.00
2 Above 400- 600 3.00 3.00 3.00 10.00 33 G+2 12.00
3 Above 600- 800 4.00 3.00 3.00 13.50 40 G+3 15.00
1. (b) Industrial 800 to 2000 3.00 3.00 3.00 15.00 50 G+2 25.00
2. 2001 to 5000 5.00 5.00 5.00 15.00 50 G+2 35.00
3. 5001 to 10000 9.00 9.00 9.00 15.00 50 G+2 50.00
4. Above 10000 12.00 12.00 12.00 15.00 40 G+2 50.00
5 (c ) IT/BT/NT 1000 to 2000 9 5.00 5.00 15.00 33 G+3 20.00
6 2001 to 4000 9 6.00 6.00 15.00 33 G+3 25.00
7 above 4001 9 7.00 7.00 15.00 33 G+3 30.00
8 High Rise Building 9 9.00 9.00 27mt without stilt  but
with 
mandator y basement or 30mt with stilt
33 G+9 30.00
9   (d) Service Industry Class ‘A’ & Class
‘B’
200 to 400 3 3.00 3.00 10.00 25 G+1 9.0
10 401 to 600 3 3.00 3.00 10.00 25 G+1 12.00
11 601 to 800 4 3.00 3.00 10.00 25 G+1 15.00
12 801 to 2000 4 3.00 3.00 10.00 25 G+1 25.00
13 Above 2001 5 5.00 5.00 10.00 25 G+1 35.00
14 (e) Storage 1000 to 5000 6 6.00 6.00 10.00 50.00 G 30.00
15 Above 5000 9 9.00 9.00 15.00 50.00 G 50.00

Note: 1.High Rise Building shall be allowed only in those plots which are abutting a Right of way of 18mtrs or more with a maximum height upto 27mts without stilts but with mandatory basement, or 30mts with stilts and upto a maximum nine floors.  2. High Rise Buildings beyond 15mts shall be applicable only in SMC, Samrvarni, Rakholi and Dadra Patelads and Naroli and Athal villages.   

Table 12: Marginal Open Spaces along with Ground Coverage, FSI and Building Height for Special Industrial Zone (I2) 

Sr.
No.
Land Use Zone Landuse Zone Activity Minimum Plot Area in Sq.m Minimum Set Backs (in Meters) Maximum Height (in meters) Maximum Permissible Ground Coverage (%) Maximum Number of Stories Minimum width of Plot (in Mt.)
Front Rear Side
1. Special Industri al  Zone (a) All users except otherwise specified elsewhere in these regulations 800 to 2000 4 3.00 3.00 15.00 50 G+2 25.00
2. 2001 to 5000 5 5.00 5.00 15.00 50 G+2 35.00
3. 5001 to
10000
9 9.00 9.00 15.00 50 G+2 50.00
4. Above 10000 12 12.00 12.00 15.00 40 G+2 50.00
5 (b) Storage 1000 to 5000 6 6.00 6.00 10.00 50.00 G 30.00
  Above 5000 9 9.00 9.00 15.00 50.00 G 50.00

Note: High Rise Buildings beyond 15mts shall be applicable only in SMC, Samrvarni, Rakholi and Dadra Patelads and Naroli and Athal villages

27.2. Projections in marginal open spaces   

27.2.1. In the case of plots up to 500 sqm in area, balconies, chajjas, weather sheds, canopies and such other features shall be permitted to project in the minimum marginal open space from building line as stipulated in Table 10 to the extent of  0.6m provided the clear height below such projections from ground level is minimum 2.1 m  

27.2.2. For plots above 500 sqm in area Balconies, Chajjas, Weather Sheds, Canopies and such other features shall be permitted to project in the open space from building line to the extent of 1.5 m but the clear width of the open space shall in no case be less than 3 m for buildings up to 15 m in height, and 4.5 m for buildings above 15 m height. 

27.3. Structures Permissible in Marginal Open Spaces 
The following structures may be permitted in marginal open space provided that the clear width of open spaces shall in no case be less than as indicated below. Further the open spaces should not under any circumstances obstruct the free flow of vehicles around the building on all four sides. 

a) For industrial sheds / buildings up to 6 m height: 4.5m 

b) For all other occupancies: 4.5 m up to 15m height & 6.0m for heights more than 15m i. Porch : 1 Number 

ii. Open steps for plinth 

iii. Suction tank & pump room of maximum 2 sqm area : 1 Number 

iv. Generator Set : 1 Number 

v. Garbage chamber: 1 Number 

vi. Vehicular ramp: 2 Numbers  

vii. Open gantry for loading/ unloading in case of Engineering industry : 1 Number 

viii. Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) 

ix. Open Ramps up to Plinth 

x. Meter Room / Electric Sub-station as per requirement of power supply  company with not more than 5 sq m carpet area 

xi. Open Transformers  

xii. Landscaping features 

xiii. Water bodies as landscape features 

xiv. Swimming Pool and Filtration Plant in only residential use  

xv. Telephone distribution equipments 

xvi. Fire Hydrants 

xvii. Platform around tree up to max 2.0 m dia. 

xviii. Fire Escape Staircase as per NBC 2005 as amended from time to time 

xix. Cooling Tower 

xx. Loading/unloading Platform 

xxi. Fork lift 

Notes: 

1. In case of industrial sheds up to 6m height where the depth of plot is not more than 30 m. the structures/activities permissible in marginal open spaces would be allowed only on one side which does not derive entry to the plot or building and in rear margins provided that a clear width of 1 m is maintained between such structures and the plot boundary.

2. A cantilevered, unsupported canopy not exceeding 5.5 m in length may be permitted in minimum marginal open space provided that the clear height below such canopy from ground level is minimum 5.5 m

3. All the structures which are permissible in marginal open spaces shall be subject to clear movement of emergency vehicles on all sides of the plot without any hindrances or obstructions.  

4. Storage of hazardous materials shall not be permissible in the marginal open spaces. Storage of hazardous material in the open area of plot (excluding marginal open spaces) shall be subject to approval of Pollution Control Board of DNH. 

28.  LAYOUT OR SUB-DIVISION OF LAND  

Development of land in the form of sub-division or layout of more than one building (excluding ancillary building) shall be governed by the following regulations:  

28.1. Requirement of Layout 

28.1.1. Residential, Residential cum Commercial & Commercial Zone: Where the land is proposed to be used for land use or activities stated in the Rule 24.1 to 24.3, a sub division plan or layout of buildings shall be submitted 

a) If the area of the plot is 0.2 ha or more (For such use, sub-division plan or layout of buildings has to be compulsorily submitted whenever the area of the plot is 0.2Ha or more) 
28.1.2. Industrial Zone: Where the land is proposed to be used for land use or activities stated in Rule 24.5 a subdivision plan shall be submitted 

a) If the area of the plot is 0.4 ha or more (For such use, sub-division plan or layout of buildings has to be compulsorily submitted whenever the area of the plot is 0.4Ha or more) 
28.1.3. Such sub division plan or layout shall be in accordance with the relevant provisions specified in rule 28.2 to 28.6. The sub division plan or layout of land shall also incorporate the proposals of the Comprehensive Development Plan, town Planning Schemes etc. in respect of main roads, social facilities, amenities, public utilities, services, as specified by the Government from time to time 

28.1.4. Proximity to Quarries and Crushers:  

a. No subdivision or layout shall be laid out or building for Residential, Commercial, Industrial or Health & Educational Institutional or any structure for occupation shall be constructed within 500m from an existing live quarry in case where explosive is used for blasting and 200meters in other cases where blasting is not required . (If a quarry is claimed as abandoned, then a certificate from the local body or the licensing authority concerned to that effect shall be produced when necessary).

b. No subdivision or layout shall be laid out or residential or commercial or institutional building shall be constructed within the radius of 500m from an existing crusher.  c. No crusher is permissible within a distance of 500m. from an existing residential area. 

28.2. Minimum Plot Sizes: The minimum Plot sizes various users/activities in a layout should be laid with the following criteria   

28.2.1. Residential Uses 

Table 13: Minimum Plot sizes for Residential Users in a layout 

S. No. Types of Development Minimum Plot area
in Sq.m
Minimum Width of plot
in m
(i) Low income group and EWS Housing. 25 4
(ii) Row Housing 50 to 100 8
(iii) Semi-detached housing 150 to 200 10
(iv) Detached type housing 200 10
(v) Group Housing Societies 1500 15
(vi) Residential + Commercial 500 15

Table 14: Width of Access pathways& Roads for subdivision or layout for Residential purpose 

Type of Access Length in meters Width of access in meters for Low Rise Buildings. Width of access in meters for High Rise Buildings
Pathway Upto 50 3.0 -
Road Upto 75 6.0 9.0
Road 76 to 150 10.0 12.0
Road 151 to 300 12.0 15.0
Road Above 300 15.0 or more as required by projected traffic 20.0 or more as required by projected traffic

The above table shall also be applicable for the individual layout of residential building. 

28.2.2. Commercial Users 

Table 15: Minimum Plot sizes for Commercial Users in a layout 

S. No. Types of Development Minimum Plot area
in Sq.m.
Minimum Width of plot
in m
(i) Mercantile 1000 15
(ii) Multiplexes/Shopping Mall 4000 20
(iii) Petrol Filling station without
Service Bay
600 20
(iv) Petrol filling station with
Service Bay
1200 20
(v) Service station 1200 20
(v) Weigh Bridge 1200 25
(vi) Sports stadium/Sports Complex 15000 30
(vii) Cinema, Theatres & Auditoriums 3 sq m per seat or 1200 sq m whichever is higher 20

Table 16: Width of Access pathways and roads for subdivision or layout for Residential cum Commercial/Commercial/Industrial(other than residential purpose) 

Sr. No Length of Roads (m) Width (m)
1 Upto 100 12.0
2 100 to 300 15.0
3. above 300 20.0 & above as per projected traffic

The above table shall also be applicable for the individual layout of commercial/industrial/other than residential building. 

28.2.3. Industrial Users 

Table 17: Minimum Plot sizes for Industrial Users in a layout 

S. No. Types of Development Minimum Plot area
in Sq. m.
Minimum Width of plot
in m
(i) Individual shops for Industrial goods or service 200 15
(ii) Manufacturing Industry 800 20
(iii) Heavy Industries 1000 20

28.3. Means of Access: The provision of Road/access in any layout shall be as under 

28.3.1. Residential Purpose 

Table 18 : Width of Access pathways& Roads for subdivision or layout for Residential purpose

Type of Access Length in meters Width of access in meters
Low Rise Buildings.
Width of access in meters
High Rise Buildings
Pathway Upto 50 3.0 -
Road Upto 75 6.0 9.0
Road 76 to 150 10.0 12.0
Road 151 to 300 12.0 15.0
Road Above 300 15.0 or more as required by projected traffic 20.0  or  more  as  required by       projected       traffic subject to road connecting from   a   18mt   or   above road.

The above table shall also be applicable for the individual layout of residential building.   

28.3.2. Commercial/Industrial/other Purposes 

Table 19 : Width of Access pathways and roads for subdivision or layout for Commercial/Industrial/other than residential purpose 

Sr. No Length of Roads (m) Width (m)
1 Upto 100 12.0
2 100 to 300 15.0
3 Above 300 20.0 & above as per projected traffic

The above table shall also be applicable for the individual layout of commercial/industrial/other than residential building.  

28.4. Recreational Open Space 

28.4.1. In the sub-division or layout of land for residential, retail shopping banks, hotels and offices, personnel services or repair establishments, an area not less than percentage stated in Table 20 shall be provided as recreational open space.  

Table 20 : Minimum Recreational Open Space to be provided in the sub-division or in the Layouts 

S. No. Sub-Division or Layout area in sq.mtrs. Minimum %age of Recreation
Open Space
1 Less than 5,000 5
2 5001to 10,000 10
3 10001 to 25,000 15
4 25,001 to 50,000 20

28.4.2. In the sub-division or layout of land for industrial purpose an area of 10% shall be provided as recreational open space.  In addition, where such land adjoins any existing or proposed residential development / any conflicting development such as school, Institutional & Hospital permitted by the Government, a belt of open land not less than 10 m. in width shall be provided within the plot along its boundary to segregate the industrial development to any conflicting development. Trees at the rate of 50 trees per 1000 sqm of land area shall be planted in this belt. 

28.4.3. For multi-storied group of residential blocks in a single plot, the minimum distance between each block should not be less than 4.5mts width. However, for high rise buildings as defined under Rule 3.66, the distance between two buildings shall be 1/3rd of the height of the tallest building and any building under this category provision for lift shall be compulsory. In the case of Industrial building, the distance between each block should not be less than 6.00 mts width or 1/3rd of the height of tallest building whichever is more.  In the case of sub-division or layout area exceeding 10.00Hectares or more the government shall be entitled to take over 50% of the open space free of cost for catering to public purpose.  

28.5. Space for Public Amenities 

28.5.1. In the sub-division or layout of land admeasuring 2.5 ha or more, certain proportion of the gross plot area shall be provided for public facilities as specified in table below.  The actual use, location and plot sizes of public facility areas shall be as specified by Government in the Planning Brief.  The land so reserved shall be handed over to Government or any agency specified by it free of cost.  

Table 21 : Minimum Area for Public Amenities to be provided in the sub-division or Layouts

Sr.
No.
Area of Sub-division /
Layout in sq.m
Minimum %age of area
For Public Facility
1 25,000 and more but less than 50,000 5.00
2 50,000 and more but less than 100,000 7.50
3 100,000 and more 10.00

28.5.2. Where the area of land under the sub-division or layout for Residential Purpose exceeds 10 ha, 10% of the land shall be reserved for plots admeasuring upto 40 sq.m. in area. 

28.6. FSI, Marginal Open Spaces, Ground Coverage and Height  

28.6.1. The maximum floor space index (FSI) applicable shall be as per Rule 25.1. 

28.6.2. The minimum marginal open spaces with ground coverage and height restrictions applicable to each building shall be as per Rule 28. 

28.6.3. If any interior or exterior open space is intended to be used for the purpose of light and ventilation by more than one building in a layout, then the width of such open space shall be the one required for the tallest building as specified in Table 10 & 18 above in Rule 28. However, this distance shall be the clear distance without any projections like balcony etc.  

28.7. The Completion Certificate for approved layout plans shall be granted only after completion of the basic minimum works as mentioned below. 
a. Leveling of all the Plots with proper demarcation; b. Asphalt road with Storm Water drainage on both sides c. Appropriate Street lighting; d. Development of all designated Open Spaces and Parking areas. 

29. SITE REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL BUILDINGS 

29.1. For educational Buildings, Institutional Buildings, Hospital, Maternity Homes, Health Centres,  the plots shall not be located within a distance of 60 m. from the plot of  cinema theater or assembly hall. 

29.2. The IRC guidelines as notified vide No.IRC 12 shall be applicable for location of sites for Petrol filling stations with or without service bays. Further they shall not be sited on the convex side of a road curve and shall not be permitted within a distance of 91.5 m from the nearest boundary of a school, hospital, theatre cinema hall, place of assembly or stadium.  

29.3. In the case of kiosks and such other structures, for sales office, snacks, bars etc. within the plot for petrol filling station, the set backs from the boundaries shall be 6 m.  Further, the other clearances for installations shall be as per the Petroleum Rules, 1937. 

30. PROVISION FOR LIG/EWS HOUSING 

30.1. In the sub-division scheme (Plotted development) on layout of land for group housing admeasuring 4000 sq m or more, 10% of the land or permissible built up area, as the case may be, shall be developed for EWS/LIG housing 

30.2. In the subdivision scheme or layout of group housing admeasuring 1.0 ha or more, 15% of the land or permissible built up area, as the case may be, shall be developed for EWS/LIG housing. 

30.3. The developed plots/dwelling units for EWS/LIG categories shall be sold at the rates prescribed by the DNH – PDA 

30.4. For the development of EWS/LIG housing under rule 30.1 and 30.2 above, an incentive FSI of 10% and 15% respectively shall be granted over and above the permissible base FSI  

30.5. The minimum and maximum carpet area for EWS/LIG units shall be 25 sq m and 50 sq m respectively 

30.6. In the case of plotted development, the minimum and maximum plot size shall be 50 sq m and 100 sq m 

31. PARKING 

31.1. Parking area for different vehicular modes and number of car spaces to be provided for various land-uses shall be governed by the following tables. 

Table 22:  Size of Parking for different Vehicular Modes 

Sr. No Type of Mode Size of parking bay
1 Car/Jeep 2.50 m x 5.00m
2 Scooter/Motorcycle 2.50 m x 1.20m
3 Bicycle 2.00 m x 0.70m
4 Truck 3.75 m x 10.00m
5 Trailer Truck 5.00 m x 20.00m

Table 23: Parking requirement for various Land-uses/Buildings 

S.
No.
Land-Use Car Spaces
1. Residential a.     2  car  spaces  for  every  one  tenement  above 100sq.mt. of built up area
b.  One  space  for  every  one  tenement  of  built-up area more than 75 Sq.m and up to 100 sq.mt
c.   One space for every two tenements of built-up area more than 50 Sq.m up to 75 Sq.m
d.    One space for every four tenements of built-up area up to 50 Sq.m.
2.

a.
b.
Star Hotels
Hotels

c.
d.
Lodging
Restaurants

a.
b.
One space for every 60 Sq.m of total floor area or part thereof.
One space for every 75 Sq.m. of floor area or part thereof

c. One space for every 100 Sq.m.   of floor area or part thereof.
d.  One  space  for  every  50  Sq.m.  of  floor  area  or part thereof.

3.

Educational One  space  for  100  Sq.m.  of  floor  area  or  part
4. Institutional One space for every 250 Sq.m. of floor area or part thereof.
5. Office (Govt. & Pvt.) One  space  for  every  60  Sq.m.  of  floor  area  up  to 1500  Sq.m.  and  one space for every 150  Sq.m.  or part thereof for areas exceeding 1500 Sq.m
6. Information    Technology, Biotechnology                 & Nanotechnology One space for every 50 Sq.m. of floor area or part thereof.
7. Assembly One space for every 60 Sq.m. of floor area or part thereof.
8. Business One space for every 100 Sq.m. of floor area or part thereof or two cars per shops whichever is more.
9. Mercantile One  space  for  every  80  Sq.m  of  floor  area  up  to 800  sq.mt.  and  one  space  for  every  160  Sq.m. thereafter.
10. Industrial One space for every 200 Sq.m.of floor area or part thereof subject to minimum of two spaces. In case of  plots  of  1.0  Ha.  and  above,  minimum  parking space shall be 10% of the plot area.
11. Storage One space for every 200 Sq.m. of floor area or part thereof subject to minimum of two spaces.
12. Hospitals One space for every 150 Sq.m. of total floor area.
13. Cinemas,     Theatres     and Multiplexes One space for every 4 seats or part thereof.
14. Shopping / Malls One  space  for  50  Sq.m.  of  total  floor  area  or  part thereof.
15. Stadiums One space for every 100 seats plus additional as per the rules for restaurants etc.

31.2. The parking can be provided with a provision for Level 1 and Level 2 parking below ground level for High Rise Building which shall be free of FSI. 

31.3. The above parking may be provided in the open area of a plot or in the basement or in the stilted area of a building or on the podium of a building. In case of multi –level parking, ramps shall be provided and mechanized methods (car lifts) may also be permitted for maneuvering purpose. 

31.4. Car parking spaces shall be clearly shown on the site plan along with the maneuvering space to the satisfaction of PDA. 

31.5. In case of residential land-use 25% of the open space around the building may be used for parking. In case of other land-uses 50% of the open space around the building may be used for parking and loading, unloading provided that a minimum distance of 3.0 m around the building shall be kept free from any parking and loading, unloading spaces. 

31.6. Not withstanding the above, entire marginal open space around the building incase of residential plot up to 500 Sq.m may be utilized for parking with adequate maneuvering spaces.  

31.7. In addition to the above table, loading and unloading spaces with suitable ramp access shall be provided for mercantile, industrial and storage land-uses as one space for every 100 Sq.m. of floor area or part thereof up to 500 Sq.m and one for every 500 sq.m or part thereof thereafter. The loading space shall be 3.75 m x 10.0 m 

31.8. For parking of vehicles of handicapped people the following provisions shall be made: 

a. Surface parking for two Equivalent Car Spaces (ECS) shall be provided near entrance for the physically handicapped persons with maximum travel distance of 30 m from building entrance.

b. The width of parking bay shall be minimum 3.6 m

c. The information stating that the space is reserved for wheel chair users shall be conspicuously displayed.

d. Guiding floor materials shall be provided or a device which guides visually impaired persons with audible signal or other devices which serves the same purpose shall be provided. 

32. DISTANCES FROM ELECTRIC LINES 

32.1. No verandah, balcony or the like shall be allowed to be erected or any additions of alterations made to a building on site within the distance quoted below in accordance with the current Indian Electricity Rules and its amendments from time to time. 

32.2. The minimum clearance specified in the Indian Electrical Rules shall be measured from maximum sag for vertical clearance and from maximum deflection due to wind pressure for horizontal clearance. 

Table 24 : Minimum clear distance required from Electric lines 

Particular of Electric Line Vertical distance Horizontal distance
(a) Low   and   medium   voltage line and service lines. 2.5 m 1.2 m
(b) High  voltage  lines  upto  & including 33,000 V. 3.7 m 2.0 m
(c) Extra    high    voltage    lines beyond 33,000 V 3.0  (plus  0.3  m  for  every additional   33,000   V   or part thereof). 2.0 m
(plus     0.3     m     for     every additional  33,000  V  or  part thereof).

33. HEIGHT RESTRICTIONS IN THE VICINITY OF AERODROMES 

33.1. This rules shall be applicable only after the finalization of the site for development of Airport.  

33.2. For   structures, and installations   of   buildings   in   the   vicinity   of aerodromes, the height shall be as shown in Table 25 below or such greater height as may be permitted by the Civil Aviation Authorities.  

Table 25: Building Height Restrictions in the Vicinity of Aerodromes

Sr.
No.
Distance of buildings, structures or installations, measured   horizontally,   (as   crow flies) from aerodrome reference point. Permissible height of structures or
installation/ buildings above mean sea level/ Aerodrome Reference Point
International civil airports and their alternate. Other  Civil   airports and Civil Aerodromes
1) Between   8535  m   and 22000 m Between    7925    m
and 22000 m
152m
2) Between   7315  m   and 8535 m Between   6706    m
and 7925 m
122m
3) Between  6096  m   and 7315m Between    5486
and 6706 m
91 m
4) Between   4877  m   and 6096 m Between   4267
and 5486 m
61 m
5) Between  4267  m   and 4877 m Between    3658
and 4267 m
45m*
6) Between   5658  m   and 4267 m Between    3048
and 3658 m
36 m*
7) Between  3048  m   and 3658 m Between   2438
and 3948 m
24 m/
8) Between  2438  m   and 3048 m Between    1829
and 2438 m
12 m*
9) Less than 2438 m Less than 1829 m Nil except with the concurrence of the Civil Aviation Authorities.

Note: Height limits shall also be applicable for tree heights 

33.3. Explanations: 

33.3.1. Irrespective of their distance from the aerodrome, even beyond the 22 km limit from the aerodrome reference point, no radio masts or similar installation exceeding 152 m in height shall be erected without the permission of the Civil Aviation Authorities.  

33.3.2. The location of a slaughter house/ abattoir/ butcher house or other areas for activities like depositing of garbage which may encourage the collection of high flying birds, like eagle and hawks, shall not be permitted within 10 km from the aerodrome reference point.  

33.3.3. Within a 5 km radius of the aerodrome reference point, every structure/ installation/ building shall be so designed as to meet the pigeon/bird-proofing requirements of the Civil Aviation Authorities. Such requirements may stipulate the prohibition of any cavity, niche, or other opening on the exterior of such building/ installation/ structure so as to prevent the nesting and habitation of pigeons or other birds.  

33.3.4. Other restrictions in height: For the purpose of operational requirements of buildings structures or installations or for the purpose of telecommunications or other forms of communications of the departments of the Government of India or the State Government or Public Sector Undertakings, MIDC may for reasons to be recorded in writing restrict the height of any building in the vicinity of such buildings, structures or installation, and may also permit the prescribed heights to be exceeded for such  buildings, structures or installations themselves or for any other statutory communication requirement.  

33.3.5. Structures not relevant to height: The following appurtenant structures shall not be included in  reckoning  the  height  of a  building  except while considering the requirement of Civil Aviation Authorities and other statutory communications requirements :- Roof tanks and their supports, ventilation/air- conditioning shafts, lift-rooms and similar service equipment, stair covers, chimneys and parapet walls, architectural features not exceeding 1.5 m in height, television antenna, booster antenna and wireless transmitting and receiving towers. 

34. STRUCTURES VIOLATING THE RULES 

34.1. If any structure found to be violating the rules prescribed herein by means of marginal encroachment etc. it can be regularized by the Authority as specifically mentioned in Annexure 18 

34.2. For any temporary Construction, the Authority may grant permission for a period not exceeding 6 months at a time in aggregate, for the type of construction as indicated below: 

a. Structures for protection from this rain or covering of the terraces during the monsoon only i.e., between 15th May to 15th September.

b. Pandals for ceremonies, religious functions etc., subject to the condition that for such temporary construction fees should be recovered at the rate of Rs.50/- per sq.m of such covered area of temporary construction. Equal amounts of fees shall be payable as deposit, which will be refundable provided by end of the stipulated period of 15th September, such temporary structures are removed without fail by the owner /applicant.

C. Failure to remove such temporary sheds will be liable for forfeiture of the deposit and any such failure continuing beyond 15th September shall be liable for imposition of penalty which will be three times the rate of RS.50/- pr sq.m 

35. RULES REGARDING GREEN BUILDINGS  

35.1. All public buildings shall be environment friendly and shall install all such mechanisms/ instruments which shall help in preserving water, recharging of underground water aquifer, optimum utilization of power etc, as specifically prescribed below,  

35.2. Solar Assisted Water Heating Systems (SAWHS): “Buildings of the following categories shall provide the system or the installation having an auxiliary Solar Assisted Water Heating System (SAWHS). 

a. Hospitals and Nursing Homes.

b. Hotels, Lodges and Guesthouses

 c. Hostels of Schools, Colleges, Training Centres

 d. Barracks of armed forces, paramilitary forces and police.

e. Individual residential buildings having more than 150 sq.m plinth area

 f. Functional Building of Railway Stations and Airports like waiting rooms, retiring rooms, rest rooms, inspection bungalows and catering units.

g. Community Centres, Banquet Halls, Barat Ghars, Kalyan Mandaps (Marriage Halls) and Buildings for similar use”  

35.3. Installation of Solar Assisted Water Heating Systems (SAWHS): The following provisions shall be applicable for all the new buildings of categories mentioned in Regulation No. 36.2 for installation of Solar Energy Assisted Systems. 

35.3.1. Adequate provisions shall be made for installation of SAWHS in the building design itself for an insulated pipeline from the rooftop to various distribution points, within the aforesaid occupancies. The building must have a provision for continuous water supply to the solar water heating system.  

35.3.2. In case of hot water requirement, the building should also have open space on the rooftop, which receives direct sunlight. Wherever hot water requirement is continuous, auxiliary heating arrangement either with electric elements or oil of adequate capacity can be provided. 

35.3.3. The load bearing capacity of the roof should at least be 50 kg. Per Sqm All new buildings of above said categories must complete installation of solar water heating systems before obtaining necessary permissions to commence their activities. 

35.3.4. The capacity of solar water heating system to be installed on the building different categories shall be decided in consultation with the Planning / Local Authority concerned. The recommended minimum capacity shall not be less than 25 litres per day for each bathroom and kitchen subject to the condition that maximum of 50% of the total roof area is provided with the system. 

35.3.5. Installation of SAWHS shall conform to BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards) specifications IS 12933. The solar connectors used in the system shall have the BIS certification mark. 

35.3.6. Building permissions for all the new constructions / buildings of the aforesaid categories shall be granted only if they have been complied with these provisions. 

35.3.7. In case of existing building, the above provisions shall be mandatory at the time of change of use / expansion of use to any of the categories specified in 36.2 above, provided there is already a system or installation for supplying hot water. 

35.4. Solar Assisted Electric Equipment (Photo Voltaic Equipment): In addition to the above provisions, buildings of all categories, especially public buildings, large holdings of commercial and residential complexes may provide an auxiliary system of solar electricity for staircase lighting, garden area lighting or any other places wherever feasible within the premises. The installations shall conform to the specifications, to be certified by the registered practitioner in this field or the norms stipulated by the PDA or any other authority designated for this purpose such as BIS, etc., from time to time. 

35.5. Rain Water Harvesting 

35.5.1. The following Provisions shall be applicable for Installation of Rain Water Harvesting  Structures (RWHS). 

a) All the layout open spaces / amenity spaces of housing societies and new constructions /.reconstructions / additions on plots having area not less than 300 Sq.m in non Gaothan areas of all towns shall have 5% of the total plot area to be kept uncovered & unpaved to enable the percolation of rain water for plots up to less than 4 ha & 10% for plot area of 4 ha and above and shall have one or more rain water Harvesting structures having a minimum total capacity as given here below. 

b) Provided that the PDA may approve the Rain Water Harvesting Structures of specifications different from those specified here below, subject to the minimum capacity of rain water harvesting being ensured in each case. 

c) The owner / society of every building mentioned in (a) above shall ensure that the Rain Water Harvesting structure is maintained in good condition for storage of water for non potable purposes or recharge of groundwater, at all times. 

d) The Authority may impose a levy of not exceeding Rs. 1,000/- per annum for every 100 Sq.m of built up area for the failure of the owner of any building mentioned in the 36.5.1 above to provide or to maintain Rain Water Harvesting structures as required under these byelaws. 

e) Rain water harvesting in a building site includes storage or recharging into ground of rain water falling on the terrace or on any paved or unpaved surface within the building site.  

35.5.2. The following systems may be adopted for harvesting the rain water drawn from terrace and the paved surface. 

a) Open well of a minimum of 1 m dia. and 6 m depth into which rain water may be channeled and allowed after filtration for removing silt and floating material. The well shall be provided with ventilating covers. The water fromthe open well may be used for non-potable domestic purposes such as washing, flushing and for watering the garden etc.  

b) Rain water harvesting for recharge of ground water may be done through a bore well around which a pit of one metre width may be excavated upto a depth of at lease 3 m and refilled with stone aggregate and sand. The filtered rain water may be channeled to the refilled pit for recharging the borewell.  

c) An impervious surface / underground storage tank of required capacity may be constructed in the setback or other open space and the rain water may be channeled to the storage tank. The storage tank shall always be provided with ventilating covers and shall have draw-off taps suitably placed so that the rain water may be drawn off for domestic, washing, gardening and such other purposes. The storage tanks shall be provided with an overflow. 

d) The surplus rain water after storage may be recharged into ground through percolation pits or trenches or combination of pits and trenches. Depending on the geomorphological and topographical condition, the pits may be of the size of 1.20 m width x 1.20 m length x 2.00 m to 2.50 m depth. The trenches can be or 0.60 m width x 2.00 to 6.00 m length x 1.50 to 2.00 m depth. Terrace water shall be channeled to pits or trenches. Such pits or trenches shall be back filled with filter media comprising the following materials: 

a. 40 mm stone aggregate as bottom layer upto 50% of the depth;

b. 20 mm stone aggregate as lower middle layer upto 20% of the depth;

c. Coarse sand as upper middle layer upto 20% of the depth ; d. A thin layer of fine sand as top layer 

35.5.3. Top 10% of the pits / trenches will be empty and a splash is to be provided in this portion in such a way that roof top water falls on the splash pad. 

35.5.4. Brick masonry wall is to be constructed on the exposed surface of pits / trenches and the cement mortar plastered. 

35.5.5. The depth of wall below ground shall be such that the wall prevents lose soil entering into pits / trenches. The projection of the wall above ground shall at least be 15 cms. 

35.5.6. Perforated concrete slabs shall be provided on the pits / trenches.  

35.5.7.  If the open space surrounding the building is not paved, the top layer upto a sufficient depth shall be removed and refilled with course sand to allow percolation of rain water into ground.  

35.5.8. In case of the plots where the water table is high i.e. 10 feet or less, it is not mandatory to follow the above provisions.  

35.5.9. The terrace shall be connected to the open well / bore well / storage tank / recharge pit / by means of HDPE / PVC pipes through filter media. A valve system shall be provided to enable the first washings from roof or terrace catchment, as they would contain undesirable dirt. The mouths of all pipes and opening shall be covered with mosquito (insects) proof wire net. For the efficient discharge of rain water, there shall be at least two rain water pipes of 100mm dia. for a roof area of 100 sq.m  

35.6. Rain water harvesting structures shall be sited as not to endanger the stability of building or earthwork. The structures shall be designed such that no dampness is caused in any part of the walls or foundation of the building or those of an adjacent building. 

35.7.  The water so collected / recharged shall as far as possible be used for non-drinking and non-cooking purpose. 

35.7.1. Provided that when the rain water in exceptional circumstances will be utilised for drinking and / or cooking purpose, it shall be ensured that proper filter arrangement and the separate outlet for by passing the first rain-water has been provided

35.7.2. Provided further that it will be ensured that for such use, proper disinfectants and the water purification arrangements have been made.    

36. REGULATIONS FOR BARRIER FREE ENVIRONMENT

The provisions for Barrier Free Environment shall be governed by the special Regulations as given below: They shall apply to development on any land in the Planning area of Dadra & Nagar Haveli In particular, they shall apply to all buildings and facilities used by the public and to all layout plans or subdivision schemes requiring traffic and transportation planning. This regulation is applicable to all building, recreation areas and facilities used by public. It does not apply to private domestic residences.  

36.1. Site Planning: Level of roads, access paths and parking areas shall be described in the plan along with specification of materials. Every building should have atleast one access to main entrance/exit for the disabled which shall be indicated by the proper signage. This entrance shall be approached through a ramp together with stepped entry. The ramp should have a landing after every 9 meter run and in front of the doorway. Minimum size of landing shall be 1000mm X 2000mm. 

36.2. Access path/Walk way: Access path from plot entry and surface parking to building entrance shall be of minimum of 1800 mm while having even surface without any  step . Slope if any shall not have gradient greater than 5%. Selection of floor material shall be made suitably to attract or to guide visually impaired persons (Limited to floor materials whose color texture is conspicuously different from that of the surrounding floor materials or the material that emit different sound to guide visually impaired persons. Finishes shall have a non slip surface with texture traversable by a wheel chair. Curbs wherever provided should blend to a common level).  

36.3. Building Requirements: The specified facilities for the buildings for disabled persons shall be as follows: 

1) Approach to the plinth level

2) Corridor connecting the entrance/exit for the handicapped

3) Stairways

4) Lift

 5) Toilet

6) Drinking water facility Braille signages shall be provided at the above specified facilities 

36.3.1. Approach to Plinth Level: Every building should have at least one entrance accessible to the handicapped and shall be indicated by proper signage. This entrance shall be approached through a ramp together with the stepped entry.  

a. Ramped Approach: Ramp shall be provided with non slip material to enter the building. Minimum width of ramp shall be 1800 mm with maximum gradient 1:12 between top and bottom of the ramp. Length of ramp shall not exceed 9.0 m having 800 mm high handrail on both sides extending 300 mm beyond the ramp. Minimum gap from the adjacent wall to the hand rail shall be 50 mm.  

b. Stepped Approach: For stepped approach size of tread shall not be less than 300 mm and maximum riser shall be 150 mm. Provision of 800-mm high handrails on both sides of the stepped approach similar to the ramped approach shall be made.  

c. Exit/Entrance Door: Minimum clear opening of the entrance door shall be 1000 mm. Threshold shall not be raised more than 12 mm. 

36.3.2. Corridor Connecting the Entrance/Exit for the Handicapped: The corridor connecting the entrance\exit for handicapped leading directly outdoors to a place where information concerning the overall use of the specified building can be provided to visually impaired persons either by a person or by signs, shall be provided as follows: 

a. Guiding floor materials shall be provided or devices that emit sound to guide visually impaired persons. b. The minimum width shall be 1500 mm. c. In case there is a difference of level, slope ways shall be provided with aslope of 1:12. d.  Hand rails shall be provided for ramps / slope ways. 

36.3.3. Stair Ways: Stairways with open riser and provision of noshing are not permitted in such building 

36.3.4. Lifts: Whenever lift is required as per bye-laws, provision of at least one lift shall be made for the wheel chair user with the following car dimensions of lift recommended for passenger lift of 13 persons capacity by Bureau of Indian Standards.  

Clear internal depth: 1100 mm; Clear internal width: 2000 mm. Entrance door width: 900 mm

a. A hand rail not less than 600 mm long at 900 mm. above floor level shall be fixed adjacent to the control panel.

b. The lift lobby shall be of an inside measurement of 1800 x 2000 mm or more

c. Information in Braille signage will be posted outside the lifts.

d. Operational details/specifications of lifts shall confirm to the National Building Code of India, 2005, and its adherence will be the responsibility of the designer as well as the manufacturer 

36.3.5. Toilets: One special W.C. in a set of toilet shall be provided for the use of handicapped with essential provision of wash basin near the entrance for the handicapped. 

a. The minimum size shall be 1500 mm x 1750 mm

 b. Minimum clear opening of the door shall be 900 mm and the door shall be of swing out/sliding type.

c. Suitable arrangement of vertical/horizontal handrails with 50 mm. clearance from wall shall be made in the toilet.

d. The W.C. seat top shall be 500 mm from the floor.  

36.3.6. Drinking water: Suitable provision of drinking water shall be made for the handicapped near the special toilet provided for them.  

36.3.7. Refuge: An alternative arrangement to immediate evacuation of a building via staircase and/or lift is the movement of disabled persons to areas of safety within a building. If possible they could remain there until the fire is controlled and extinguished or until rescued by firefighters. 

It is useful to have the provision for refuge area, usually at a fire protected stair landing on each floor that can safely hold one or two wheel chairs. a. Have a doorway with a clear opening width of 900mm and complying with section 4.6 b. Have an alarm installed between 900 mm and 1200 mm from the floor level 

37. PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO INSTALLATION OF MOBILE TOWERS

Permission to install any mobile towers by any mobile phone service providers shall be obtained. The rules pertaining to location of mobile towers shall be governed as follows,   

37.1.1. No mobile phone service providers shall be allowed to install the base station antenna within the premises of schools and hospitals, since the children and patients are more susceptible to Electro Magnetic Field.  

37.1.2. The installation of a mobile tower on roof of a building shall be allowed subject to the structural safety duly certified by a structural engineer and a certificate of No Objection obtained from the occupants/ residential association etc.  

a. Installation of Base Station Antennas shall not be allowed on a road which is less than 12mts wide.  

b. The Base Station Antennas should be at least 3 m away from the nearby building and antennas should not directly face the building. Further, the lower end of the antenna should be at least 3 meter above the ground or roof.

 c. In case of multiple transmitter sites at a specific locality sharing of a common tower infrastructure, should be explored, as far as possible.

d. Access to Base Station Antenna sites should be prohibited for general public by suitable means such as wire fencing, locking of the door to the roof etc. Access to tower site, even for the maintenance personnel, should be fora minimum period as far as possible.

e. Sign boards/Warning Signs are to be provided at Base Station Antenna sites which should be clearly visible and identifiable. A warning sign should be placed at the entrance of such zone.

 f. The “Warning Sign” should discourage longer stay in the zone, even for the maintenance personnel. The sign board may contain the following text :

 i. Danger ! RF radiations, Do not enter !  

ii. Restricted Area.   The operators and maintenance personnel, who are dealing with radio frequency devices, specially with Base Station Antennas installed on towers and at any other outdoor sites, should be protected from electromagnetic radiations. It is required that operators and maintenance personnel should be educated for possible hazards from these devices.  

38. GUIDELINES FOR ABANDONMENT OF BORE WELLS AND DRILLED WELLS AND SAFETY NORMS 

38.1.1. Bored Well Abandonment

• Remove all plumbing or piping along with any obstruction in the wells  • Remove as much of well casing as possible • Fill the entire well upto land surface with cement grout, concrete grout,  bentonite grout and dry clay

38.1.2. Drilled Well Abandonment 

• Any casing whether grouted or not grouted must be removed • Entire depth of well is to be sounded to ensure freedom from obstructions that may interfere with scaling operations • The well should be disinfected using  solution made from calcium hypochlorite concentrations that must interface with scaling operations. • Well constructed in consolidated hard rocks must be filled with cement grout, bentonite grout, sand, gravel or drilling cuttings upto 3m below top of consolidated rock or 2m below the bottom of casing. The remaining space be filled with cement or bentonite grout to the top of well. 

38.1.3. Safety Norms 

• Construction of Cement/ Concrete platform measuring 0.50 X 0.50 X 0.6m (0.3m above ground level and 0.3 below  ground level) around the well casing. • Capping of well assembly by welding steel plate • Erecting a chain link fence of 3 X 3 m around the well • Filling up of mud pits and channels after completion of drilling operations • Filling up of abandoned bore wells by boulders / pebbles • Erection of a sign-board near the well with detailed address at the time of construction of well.  

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