Haryana Urban Development Authority is a prime agency of the State Government engaged in the planned development of urban areas in the state. It undertakes development of land after the same is acquired by the Govt. of Haryana through its Urban Estates department for specific land uses, like residential, Commercial and Industrial etc. in accordance with the provisions of the Development Plans of a particular area.  

The Development Plans are prepared and published by the Director Town & Country Planning Haryana , in exercise of the powers conferred by Sub-Section 7 of section 5 of the Punjab Scheduled Roods and Controlled areas ( Restriction of Unregulated Development ) Act, 1963.  

After acquisition of land, a layout plan is prepared on the basis of a plane table survey of the acquired land, and in accordance with the norms & standards evolved by HUDA for providing a congenial living environment.  

For the purpose of ensuring health and safety of the allottees and for proper aesthetics and a desirable street picture, Haryana Urban Development Authority( Erection of Buildings) Regulations, 1979 have been framed, which besides other design / Structural requirements, specify the proportion of the site which may be covered with building, F.A.R., Max. height etc. in the case of different types of buildings. 


Maximum permissible coverage on ground  Maximum permissible floor area ratio  Maximum height of the industrail building 
60 percent of area of the site  125 per cent  21 meters 


Maximum coverage on ground (percentage of site area)  Maximum permissible floor area ratio (percentage Maximum height of  building ( in meters) 
40% for new units and 60% for existing industry converting into information Technology units.  250 30


Area of Plot Maximum permissible coverage on ground floor  Maximum permissible F.A.R
upto 10,000 Sq. mtrs.  33% of the area of the plot  150%
Above 10,000 Sq. mtrs 25% of such additional plot  150%


(a) Permissible Maximum Coverage 

Area of Site  Maximum permissible coverage on ground ( including ancillary and residential zone)  Maximum permissible coverage on the 1st floor 
1.  For the first 225 sq. mtrs. of the total area of the site  60% of the such portion of the site  55%
2.  For the next 225 sq. mts., ie. portion of the area between 225 and 450 sq. mtrs.  40% of the such portion of the site  35%
3.  For the reamaining portion of the site . i.e., for the portion of the area exceeding 450 sq. meters.  35% of the such portion of the site  25%

(b) Permissible FAR and Maximum Height 

Area of site / category of plot  Maximum permissible FAR  Maximum permissible Height 
6 Marla 1.45 11 Mtr. 
10 Marla 1.45 11 Mtr. 
14 Marla 1.30 11 Mtr.
1 Kanal 1.20 11 Mtr. 
2 Kanal 1.00 11 Mtr. 



i Building Zone  As shown on zoning plan of site allotted to cooperative society /organization 
ii Set backs(including inter se-distances  As per zoning plan or the BIS code as the case may be 
iii Boundary wall/gate  To standard design as specified in zoning plan
iv Max. permissible coverage on ground  33.33% of the site on ground and subsequent floors or 35% of the site on  ground floor and 30% on subsequent floors
v Max FAR  175% of the site area
vi Population density  100 to 300 persons per acre @ 5 persons per dwelling unit. 
vii Super area of general DUs  76 sq. mts. to 350 sq. mts.
Super area of EWS dwelling unit  
Upto 75 sq. mts. 
viii Max height of building  The limit of the maximum height of the building has been removed. Above 30 mts height, clearance from National Airport Authority of India will be required. More than 60 mts height regarding structural stability, the clearance from the recognized institutions like ITTs, Punjab Engineering College (PEC), regional Engineering College/National Institute of technology etc. and for the fire safety clearance from institute of Fire Engineers, Nagpur will be required. 
ix Covered parking  In addition to open parking provided, if any, the covered parking per dwelling unit shall be as follows:  
Upto 75 sq. mts.          =     06 sq. mts.  
Above 76 sq. mts.        =    35 sq. mts.  
xi Parking under stilts and basement  Area under stilts and basement shall not be counted towards F.A.R. 
xii Lifts and stairs  Building more than 15 mts. high shall have provision of adequate number of lifts as per BIS Building Code, in addition to stairs.  For continuous running of lift system provision of power generator run on diesel/petrol or other such fuel shall be made . The height  of the machine room of lift shall be sufficient to allow any portion of equipment to be accessible and removable for repair and replacement and shall be not less than 2.0 mts. from the floor or the platform of machine
xiii Ramps  Ramp shall be optional. If constructed in addition to the lifts and stair cases( as per NBC) will not be counted towards FAR subject to the condition that ground coverage shall not exceed 35% of the site
xiv Basement  A four level basement is permitted within zoned area.   About 15% zoned area may be reserved for generator set for the captive power generation and electrical sub station. This basement area is to be segregated from the main block of the building through a permanent wall. Rest of the area can be used for basement parking purposes only. Entry to the basement shall be from inside of the building 1.5 equivalent Car Space (ECS) for each dwelling unit will be required. Also minimum 75% of car parking is to be provided in the form of covered parking Basement shall not be counted in FAR and shall further be subjected to the restrictions stipulated in the zoning
xv Meeting Place  Provision of ‘meeting place’ may be allowed within prescribed FAR and ground coverage not more than the size of one dwelling unit being constructed by the society/organization
xvi Organized Children Park  At least equal to 15% of the area of site.  
xvii Boosting of drinking Water for upper floors  The group housing societies/organization shall be responsible for making arrangement for boosting of water for their group housing buildings for drinking and fire purposes.  This shall include the construction of water storage tank at any level and on top of the building as per standard public Health Norms to be approved by Executive Engineer, HUDA
xviii  Provision of letter Boxes  Provision of letter boxes for each dwelling unit proposed in the scheme shall be made at ground floors at the entrance of their respective blocks. 
xix Fire Safety  All buildings shall conforms to the provision of part IV of the BIS (National Building) Code, and shall be provided with adequate arrangements to over come fire hazards to the satisfaction of concerned authorities
xx Building Regulations  HUDA (Erection of Buildings) Regulations, 1979 (as amended from time to time) shall apply. The provisions of BIS (National Building Code) shall apply wherever HUDA (Erection of Buildings) Regulations, 1979 and zoning clauses are silent on any aspect.