MASTER PLAN DELHI- 2021, DEVELOPMENT CONTROL REGULATIONS (DCRs)
MPD 2021, provides the guide for the preparation of Layout Plans under the various regulations including norms for facilities and circulation system whereas Service Plans for the provision of physical infrastructure like, Water supply, Sewage, Drainage etc. have to conform to the Municipal Bye Laws as provided in the National Building Code- 2005. In case of Integrated Plan the Development Control Regulations as applicable to different land uses, are applicable on the total plot and subdivisions are for development purposes. While applying developmental polices and development controls for preparation of integrated schemes, MPD-2021 provisions are to be followed. Where development control regulations are not given for any use premises, the same can be formulated by the Authority
Master Plan for Delhi -2021(MPD):
The Development Code applicable for development is given in Master Plan of Delhi (MPD)-2021.The purpose of the code is to promote quality of built environment by organizing the appropriate development of the land in accordance with the development policies and land use proposals contained in the Plan. The layout plans are prepared based on Development Control Regulations (DCRs)/planning norms given in MPD
3.1 Shelter (MPD 2021- Chapter 4 ) 4.4.3 Control for building/buildings within residential premises A. Residential plot- plotted housing Maximum ground coverage, FAR, number of dwelling units for different size of residential plots shall be as per the following table:-
||Area of the Plot (sq. mt.)
||Maximum Ground Coverage%
||Number of DUs
||Above 32 to 50
||Above 50 to 100
||Above 100 to 250
||Above 250 to 750
||Above 750 to 1000
||Above 1000 to 1500
||Above 1500 to 2250
||Above 2250 to 3000
||Above 3000 to 3750
i. The Local Body concerned shall be competent to disregard variation up to 2% in plot size, arising from conversion of area from sq. yard to sqm. and to grant the norms applicable to the lower category of plot size in accordance to Para (ii) belo
ii. *100% ground coverage shall be eligible for regularization of construction, already existing as on 22.09.06 on payment of charges as notified
iii. Minimum size of the residential plot shall be 32 sqm. However, in case of Government sponsored economically weaker section schemes, size could be reduced further
iv. **100% ground coverage and 350 FAR shall be eligible for regularization of construction already existing as on 22.09.06 on payment of charges as per the notification, in respect plot size between 100 to 175 sqm.
v. Permissible FAR and dwelling units shall not be less than MPD – 2001.
Terms and conditions
i. The additional number of dwelling units would be subject to payment of levy for the augmentation of civic infrastructure.
ii. The total coverage and FAR permissible in any plot in a category, shall not be less than that permissible and available to the largest plot in the next lower category.
iii. Height: the maximum height for building *shall be 15m. in plots without stilt parking and 17.5m in plots with stilt parking. Such residential building shall not be considered as high rise building. For purpose of fire and life safety requirements, clearance of Fire Department will be obtained by the individual plot owner. in all plots shall be 16.5mt with stilt floor for parking.
iv. Subdivision of plots is not permitted. However, if there are more than one buildings in one residential plot, the sum of the built up area and ground coverage of all such buildings, shall not exceed the built up area and ground coverage permissible in that plot.
v. The mezzanine floor, and service floor, if constructed, shall be counted in the FAR.
vi. Basement: Basement shall not be counted towards FAR if used for purposes permissible under building bye laws namely household storage and parking. Basement area shall not extend beyond the coverage on the ground floor as per permissible and sanctioned built up area, but may extend to the area below the internal courtyard and shaft. Basement if used in terms of chapter 15.0 Mixed Use Regulations (MPD- 2021) shall count towards FAR and shall be liable to payment of appropriate charges, if it exceeds the permissible FAR.
vii. Stilts: If the building is constructed with stilt area of non-habitable height(less than 2.4 m), used for parking, such stilt area shall not be included in FAR but would be counted towards the height of the building.
(i) Parking: parking space shall be provided for within the residential plot as follows
a. 2 Equivalent Car Space (ECS) in plots of size 250-300sq.m.
b. 1 ECS for every 100sq.m. built up area, in plots exceeding 300 sq.m., provided that, if the permissible coverage and FAR is not achieved with the above mentioned parking norms in a plot, the parking norms of the preceding category shall be allowed.
(ii) Density: for the purpose of density calculations, the dwelling unit shall be considered to accommodate 4.5 persons and the servant quarter to accommodate 2.25 persons.
(iii) The minimum setbacks shall be as given in the following table:
||Plot size (in sq.m.)
||Minimum Setbacks ( in metre)
||Above 100 and up to 250
||Above 250 and up to 500
||Above 500 and up to 2000
||Above 2000 and up to 10000
a) In case the permissible coverage is not achieved with the above mentioned setbacks in a plot, the setbacks of the preceding category may be allowed.
b) In the case construction in the future, a minimum 2mx2m open courtyard shall be provided for in residential plots of area of 50 sq.m. to 100 sq.m.
(iv) Number of servant quarters shall be provided as per approved layout plan and shall be constructed within the stipulated height. However, if the garage block space is merged with the main building, no separate servant quarter block or servant quarter as part of main building shall be allowed. However, provision for a servant’s room as part of the dwelling unit within the permissible coverage FAR shall be allowed.
(v) Each servant quarter shall comprise of one habitable room of area not less than 11 sq.m. Floor area exclusive of cooking, verandah, bathroom and lavatory. The maximum size of the servant quarter shall be 25 sq.m. If larger in size, the servant’s quarter shall be counted in density as a full dwelling unit.
(vi) Plot owners/allottees seeking extra coverage, additional floor or part thereof over above gazette notification dated 23.07.98 as per above mentioned norms shall be charged betterment levy (or additional FAR charges) at the rates notified with the approval of the Government from time to time. This is an addition to the levy payable on the additional FAR allowed vide notification dated 23.07.98 and over the FAR allowed vide notification dated15.05.95.
(vii) Plot owners/allottees seeking regularization of construction in terms of the additional coverage allowed under this notification shall have to pay a penalty and compounding charges notified with the approval of the Government, over and above the betterment levy referred in Para xiii above.
(viii) Plot owners/allottees seeking regularization of additional height in this notification, will have to pay penalty and special compounding charges notified with the approval of the Government, in addition to betterment levy referred to in Para (xiv).
(ix) The amount so collected be deposited in an escrow account by the local body concerned for incurring expenditure for developing parking sites, augmentation of amenities/infrastructure and environmental improvement programmers’ and a quarterly statement of the income and expenditure of the account shall be rendered by the local bodies to the Government
(x) Encroachment on public land shall not be regularized and shall be removed before the local body grants sanction for regularization of additional construction or height except following:-
a) Projections/chajjas/covered chajjas built up portion which existed before 7.2.2007 up to 1 m.above 3 m height from the ground level shall be regularized for plot size up to 175 sq. m on roads below 24 m. ROW on pre 1962 colonies (except for A and B category) already notified by MCD, in unplanned areas (including special areas, village abadi and unauthorized regularized colonies) and resettlement colonies. The owner/occupier shall have to obtain structural safety certificate and fire clearance within a reasonable period of time notified by Government. Such projections/built-up portion thereon shall be counted in FAR and in case of excess FAR over and above permissible FAR, such FAR in excess shall be regularized subject to payment of appropriate charges as approved by the Government.
b) The Local body concerned shall carry out survey within a period of two months from the date of notification of all such projections eligible to be regularized and put such a list in public domain for objections from the occupiers/owners and any person of the public against inclusion /exclusion of such projection in the list and the list thereafter will be finalized within a period of one month after considering such objections received in writing.
(xi) Every applicant seeking sanction or regularization of additional FAR and /or height shall submit a certificate of structural safety obtained from a structural engineer. Where such certificate is not submitted or the Building is otherwise found to be structurally unsafe, formal notice shall be given to the owner by the local body concerned, to rectify the structural weakness with a reasonable stipulated period, falling which the building shall be declared unsafe by the local body concerned and shall be demolished by owner or the local body.
(xii) Standard Plan: - There are number of standard building plan design and approved by the Authority/Local Bodies, such plans would be given relaxation wherever applicable. However, these may be modified as per the applicable Development Control Regulations.
(xiii) *Amalgamation of the two plots up to 64 sq.m. maximum will be permitted with following conditions
- Local Body will simultaneously modify the Layout Plan
- The maximum Ground Coverage, setbacks, parking, Dwelling Units etc. shall be for the amalgamated plot size.
- The maximum FAR permissible shall not be less than the permissible is case of two individual plots
*Amended vide S.O. No. 2894(E) dated 23rd September, 2013.
*B. Residential Plot - Group Housin
Minimum size of plot: -3000 sq. m
. Maximum Ground Coverage: -33.3 %
Maximum FAR: - 200 + 30 for service Personnel /EWs
Height: - No Restriction (Subjected to clearance from AAI/Fire Department and other statutory bodies)
Parking - 2.0 ECS/100 sq.m built up area **and 0.5 ECS/100 sqm for EWS/Service Personnel housing.
(i) *The upper limit of density be taken as 200DUs/ha.(900pph) with flexible Dwelling Unit sizes to achieve optimal of land. The density of Slum & JJ clusters (In-situ up gradation/Rehabilitation/Redevelopment of slum & JJ clusters, Resettlement Colonies) and EWS Public Housing Schemes be ****maximum 900DUs/h
(ii) Plots for group housing should be located on roads facing a minimum width of 18 m ROW [****7.5m ROW for redevelopment areas/Rehabilitation ****Area/Special Area/Village ****(Lal Dora/Firni)/Extended Lal Dora]
(iii) Additional floor area* minimum 400 sq.m *or at rate of 0.6% of permissible FAR shall be allowed *free from FAR to cater to community needs such as community/recreational hall, crèche, library, reading room, *senior citizen recreation room/club and society office.
(iv) The Central Government in consultation with the DDA may relax density and other norms for public housing and projects of national importance.
(v) The developer shall ensure that minimum 15% of *the proposed FAR *to be constructed for Community-Service Personnel / EWS and lower category, such flats should have a carpet area between 25 - 40 sq.m. This 15% *of the proposed for Community Service Personnel / EWS and lower category housing would be over and above 200 Permissible FAR and density of *200DUs,. Employer Housing of Central Government, State Government and other Government Agencies, are not required to follow the requirement of FAR or Dwelling Units for Community Service Personnel / EWS and lower income category. **Such flats should have a area between 25 to 40 sq.m. ***50% of the EWS Housing Stock shall be retained by Developer Entity (DE) and disposed only to the Apartment owners, at market rates, to house Community Service Personnel (CSP) working for the Residents/Owners of the Group Housing. These will be developed by DE at the respective Group Housing site/premises or contiguous site. Remaining 50% of DUs developed by DE to be sold to DDA for EWS housing purpose will be sold to DDA/Local Bodies at base cost of Rs. 2000 per sq. ft. as per CPWD index of 2013 (plus cost of EWS parking) which shall be enhanced as per CPWD escalation index at the time of actual handing over and can be developed by DE at an alternate nearby site. Necessary commercial and PSP facilities shall also be provided by DE for this separate housing pocket. The EWS housing component created by the DE shall be subject to quality assurance checks, as prescribed in this regard by Govt./DDA. The final handing/taking over of this component shall be subject to fulfilling the quality assurance requirements. The DE shall be allowed to undertake actual transfer/transaction of saleable component under its share/ownership to the prospective buyers only after the prescribed land and EWS housing component is handed over to the DDA.
(vi) Ground coverage up to 40% may be allowed to achieve low- rise high – density housing without lifts.
(vii) Levy on additional FAR shall be rates notified with the approval of Government from time to time.
viii) Stilts: if the building is constructed with stilt area of non – habitable height and is proposed to be used for parking, landscaping etc. the stilt floor need not be included in FAR and shall be counted towards height
(ix) Basement, if constructed, and used only for parking, utilities and services shall not be counted towards FA
(x) ****In case of Redevelopment Areas/Rehabilitation area/Special Area/Village (Lal Dora/Firni)/Extended Lal Dora, the minimum size of plot for Group Housing shall be 1670 sq.m. (2000 sq. yds.) on roads having a minimum width of 7/5m ROW subject to meeting parking requirements within the plot and NOC from the Traffic Police Deptt. and the Fire DePtt. of GNCTD. Such plots shall be incorporated as group housing plots in the Development/Layout Plans of these areas to be prepared, subsequently, if such, plans are not already approved.
*Amended vide S.O. No. 1215(E) dated 13th May, 2013
**Amended vide S.O. No. 2895(E) dated 23rd September, 2013
***Amended vide S.O. No. 2889 (E) dated 23rd September, 2013.
***Amended vide S.O. No. 2894 (E) dated 23rd September, 2013
C. Cluster Court Housing
1. Minimum size of plot: - 3000Sq.m.
2. Maximum FAR: - 175
3. Maximum height: - 15.0m with maximum coverage 40% subject to light and ventilation condition.
(i) The net housing density permissible shall be 225 DUs per Ha. With 15% variation on either side and could be averaged for more than one pocket.
(ii) Minimum Street in front of pocket to be 1 m
(iii) No projection outside the building envelope allowed
(iv) Each cluster court house is for one dwelling for a single family.
(v) Basement: a. Basement if constructed shall not be included in FAR calculations. b. Basement shall be below the ground floor. Basement area may, however, be extended below the internal courtyard and shaft
(vi) Stilts: if the building is constructed with the stilt area of non – habitable height and is proposed to be used for parking, landscaping etc., the stilt floor need not be included in the FAR but would be counted towards height(within stipulated height – of 17.5 m).3 (vii) Parking: parking shall be provided as per group housing norms.
(viii) Density: for the purpose of density calculations, the dwelling unit shall be considered to accommodate 4.5 persons and the servant quarter to accommodate 2.25 persons.
(ix) Servant quarter: no separate servant quarter block or servant quarter as part of main building shall be allowed if the garage block space is merged with the main building. Provision for a servant’s room as part of the dwelling unit within the permissible coverage and FAR shall be allowed with maximum size of servant quarter as 25 sq.m and if larger in size would be counted as a full dwelling unit.
D. Foreign Missio
Maximum Ground coverage 25%
Maximum FAR 75
Maximum Height 15m
Basement up to the building envelope line to the maximum extent of 50% of plot area shall be allowed and if used for parking and services should not be counted in FAR.
E. Hotel/Guest House/Lodging & Boarding House/ Dharamshala
Min. Plot size 500sqm
Maximum Ground Coverage 30%
Maximum FAR 120
Maximum Height 15m
a. Parking to be provided @ 2ECS per 100sq. of built up area.
b. These norms shall not be applicable for Guest House under Mixed Use Regulation
F. Night shelter Min. Plot size 1000sqm.
Maximum Ground Coverage 30%
Maximum FAR 120
Maximum Height 26m
*G. Farm House
*Amended vide S.O. No. 1199 (E) Dated 10th May, 2013
*H. Studio Apartments
Minimum size of plot 2000 sqm.
Maximum Ground Coverage 33.3%
Maximum FAR Height NR (Subject to clearance from AAI/Fire Department and Other Statutory bodies
Parking 2.0 ECS/100 sqm built up area
Other controls for studio apartments:
i. The maximum size of the apartment will be 60 sqm built-up
. ii. The plots should be located on road facing minimum width of 12m
iii. Basement, if constructed, and used only for parking, utilities and services shall not be counted towards FAR. .
*Amended vide S.O. No. 2895(E) dated 23rd September, 2013.
3.2 Trade & Commerce (MPD 2021- Chapter 5)
Amended Vide S.O. No. 2895(E) dated 23rd September, 2013.
Modification Vide S.O. 2034(E) dated 12-08-2008
^Note- Additional FAR charges, conversion charges, betterment charges, betterment levy/external development charges etc. shall be payable as decided by the government from time to time. *No restriction subject to clearance from Airport Authority of India and Fire Department of GNCTD.
[NR* - No Restriction, subject to clearance from AAI, Delhi Fire Service and other Statutory bodies.) In case of hotels - FAR# , the norms of 225 FAR and 40 % ground coverage shall be applicable in respect of all hotels including hotel plots in (a) Commercial Centers ((iv), (v) and (b) Metropolitan City Centre/Central Business District except those located in LBZ area, Civil Lines, Bungalow Area and hotels existing on heritage structures above table. This shall apply to all categories of hotels is permitted in Commercial Use Zone, Commercial Centers in Industrial Use Zone, and Transport Nodes(ISBT, Bus Depot/Terminal, Railway station, Airport, Integrated Freight complex, Metropolitan Passenger Terminal (Para 5.8, chapter 5- Trade and Commerce, MPD-2021). The FAR for Commercial Centers mentioned at above Table (a) and (b) also shall stand enhanced automatically to that extent, for this purpose only if not available.
i. The utilities such as, underground water storage tank, roof top water harvesting system, separate dry and wet dustbins, post-delivery counter etc. are to be provided within the plot. All hotels, restaurants, auto workshops, hospitals */tertiary health care centres etc. will have to make arrangements for solid waste disposal and primary effluent treatment
ii. Individual plot with floor area of 5000 sq. mt. or above will provide ESS and generator within the plot. They have to submit energy consumption / audit at the time of sanction of building plans
iii. Height subject to clearance from ASI, Airport Authority of India, Delhi Fire Service and concerned authority
iv. Wherever parking is provided within the plot / basement and is misused, the same is liable to municipalisation / taken over by the Authority.
v. Wherever redevelopment of existing commercial areas stipulate preparation of a comprehensive scheme, the same can be initiated jointly by the lessees / owners themselves and submitted to land owning agency / Planning Authority for approval. Wherever any enhancement in FAR is approved, the same will be subject to charging appropriate levies from the beneficiaries. For Metropolitan City Centre and, in Special Area, Development Control is as per approved scheme
*Amended vide S.O. No. 2893(E) dated 23rd September, 2013
3.3, Wholesale Trade (MPD 2021 Chapter 6)
*Amended vide S.O. No. 2894 (E) dated 23rd September, 2013.
(i) Height permitted subject to clearance from Airport Authority of India, Fire Department and other statutory bodies.
(ii) In case of plots up to 300 sq. mt. Common parking is to be provided.
(iii) In case of plots of 300 sq. mt. and above, the utilities such as E.S.S. underground water storage tank, roof top water harvesting system, separate dry and wet dustbins, solar heating /lighting system etc; are to be provided within the plot.
In case of individual plots not forming part of any comprehensive integrated development scheme, the Development Control Regulations shall be as per already approved scheme/layout plan. Industrial Plot
3.4, Industry (MPD 2021 Chapter 7)
(i) In case of plots up to 60 sq. mt. common parking shall be provided.
(ii) In case of plots of size 500 sq.mt. And above, the utilities such as E.S.S. underground water storage tank, roof top water harvesting system, separate dry and wet dustbins, solar heating/ lighting system etc. shall be provided within the plot
(iii) Identified Service Centers shall be planned as per plotted industrial area norms
(iv) Development of IT hardware and software permissible under industrial use.
(v) Banquet hall shall be permissible in Industrial premises subject to specifications/ regulations as may be prescribed, along with conversion charges as prescribed by the Government from time to time ]
(vi) Industrial units/ plots abutting roads of 24 mt. ROW and above shall be eligible for conversion to commercial use within the existing development control norms, subject to payment of conversion charges *computed on current market value of commercial area and cost of parking as decided by the Government from time to time The activities permissible in *community Centre will be permitted in such plots. In addition, multilevel parking shall be permissible activity. However, this shall not be permitted on non-conforming/regularized industrial cluster. The above provision shall not affect the Supreme Court orders in any way.
(vii) *Industrial plots abutting roads of 24m ROW and above shall be eligible for conversion to Hospitals (up to 100 beds) within the existing development control norms, subject to the condition
(a)The number of beds to be accommodated on a plot shall be worked out @100sqm of gross floor area per bed and
(b) Payment of conversion charges as prescribed by the government from time to time. The activities permissible in hospital (table 13.20) shall be permitted in such plots. However, this shall not be permitted on nonconforming/regularized industrial cluster. The above provision shall not affect the Supreme Court orders in any manner.
(viii) In the redevelopment of industrial plots, 1.5 times of permissible FAR has already been notified in notification S.O.683 (E ) dated 01.04.20011 regarding Regulations and guidelines for existing planned Industrial area, therefore the incentive of 1.5 times of permissible FAR shall be allowed on all permissible uses on industrial plot
(ix) Banquet hall, restaurant, recreational club, hostel & old age home, community and recreational hall, nursing home & health Centre are permitted as part of modification in layout plan of industrial area where also enhanced FAR 1.5 times of permissible FAR of respective use shall be allowed
(x) As per the notification S.O. 683(E) dated 01.04.2011, minimu8m plot size eligible for redevelopment is given 1000sqm. Wherever some of the plots are less than 50-100sqm. From area limit of 1000sqm. In such redevelopment relaxation in area up to 5% in lower limit of plot size shall be permitted.
(xi) The development control norms i.e. Ground Coverage, FAR etc, of respective use premises while allowing redevelopment/reconstruction on the individual industrial plots shall be adhered to and there shall be no height restriction. The height shall be as per requirement of AAI/Fire Department. In case of addition, alteration or change of use within permissible category in existing building to achieve permissible FAR, already sanctioned ground coverage shall continue, if parking requirement or sufficient open space around building is made available
(xii) In existing industrial units/plots with an area of 3000sqm. Or above abutting road of 24mtrs. ROW and above shall be eligible for residential use (group housing) within development control norms of group housing along with incentive 1.5 times FAR of permissible FAR of group housing subject to payment of conversion charges as prescribed by the Government from time to time for respective use, required commercial preferably and PSP activity for residential population, and work space up to 15% of permissible FAR shall also be allowed. Sub-division of larger industrial plot or amalgamation of smaller industrial plots will be allowed in existing areas as well as approved schemes/layouts/building plans on these industrial plots. Rain water harvesting preferably with Rain water storage for re-use & STP. Dual piping system use of solar electricity shall be provided to minimize the additional burden on infrastructure services. This shall not affect any Court Orders.
*Amended vide S.O. No. 1215 (E) dated 13th May, 2013
3.5 Government Offices (MPD 2021 Chapter 8)
(i) The norms for Local Government Offices/Public Sector Undertakings under Government Land use shall be as per integrated office complex
(ii) The norms of Government use (undetermined) shall be as per approved layout/scheme, which development controls shall be as per respective use premises.
3.6 Environment (MPD 2021 Chapter 9)
9.5 Amusement Park
Amusement park up to 10 HA. May be permitted in District Park (plot are 25 Ha. For 5 Lakh populations) following development controls shall be applicable
i) Max. Ground Coverage – 5%
ii) Max. FAR – 7.5
iii) Max. Height – 8 mt
iv) Parking – 3 ECS/100 sqm. of floor area with the stipulation to provide min. parking for 100 cars.
Development of green areas such as city park, district park, community park at sub city level, neighborhood park, housing area park, tot lot at housing cluster level at neighborhood level and city multipurpose ground, district multipurpose ground and community multipurpose ground for multipurpose grounds, the norms in terms of plot area and the population along with control for these Use for soft parking or other activities are given under table 9.1, 9.2& 9.3 of chapter 9, MPD-2021.
3.7 Transportation (MPD 2021 Chapter 12) * The FAR is to be calculated on the Building plot. Area under Bus Shelter not to be included in FAR
Development Controls for Metro Station:
1. Metro Stations along with property development (composite development) up to a maximum area of 3.0 ha. Shall be permitted in all Use Zones, except in Recreational and Regional Park/ Ridge Use Zone, Lutyens’ Bungalow Zone and Heritage Zones, subject to approval of Technical Committee of DDA.
2. This enabling provision of property development would have the following broad development controls:
i. 25% ground coverage and 100 FAR, including area under Metro Station with no height restrictions and subject to approval of the statutory bodies such as ASI, Airport Authority, and DUAC etc.
ii. In addition to the requirement of parking for Metro Stations, parking for the commercial component will be @ 2 ECS per 100 sq. mt
iii. The development shall be undertaken in a composite manner and DMRC shall obtain approval of all the concerned local bodies/ agencies.
3. The following structures shall be treated as operational structures:
(i). All Metro Stations and tracks supporting at grade, elevated and underground including entry structures, ancillary buildings to house DG sets, chilling plants and electric substation, supply exhaust and tunnel ventilation shafts etc.
(ii) Depots and maintenance workshops
(iii) Traction Sub-stations.
(iv) Operational Control Centres
(v) Police Station.
3.8 Social Infrastructure (MPD 2021 Chapter 13)
Development controls of the following activities as given in MPD 2021
Table 13.2 Development Controls for Health Facilities
*^ Natural sky light condition is exempted for Atrium and construction over the Atrium may be allowed.
*# Height restriction of 30 mts. In Hospital Buildings should be reviewed in consultation with Fire Deptt. of GNCTD.
1. Plot area for all *Hospital/Tertiary Health Care Centre would be worked out @ 100 sq.mt. of gross floor area per bed. However, for other health facilities like Maternity/Nursing homes, family Welfare and other centers, the plot area would be worked out @ 60 sq.mt. of gross floor area per bed.
2. Maximum up to 300 sq. mt. of floor area shall be allowed to be used for community space / religious shrine / crèche / chemist shop/ bank counter on Hospital sites and also Medical College/ Nursing and Paramedic institutes sites.
a. In case of super specialty medical facilities/hospitals duly certified as such by the competent authority, the gross area shall be worked out @ upto 125 sq. mt. Per bed
b. In case of existing premises/sites, the enhanced FAR shall be permitted, subject to payment of charges as may be prescribed by the Authority / land owning agency and other clearances.
c. *Basement after utilization for Parking; Services Requirements such as air conditioning plant and equipment, water storage, boiler, electric sub-station, HT & LT panel rooms, transformer compartment, control room, pump house, generator room; staff locker room, staff changing room, staff dining facilities without kitchen facility, Central sterile supply deptt., back end office; Other Mechanical Services; Installation of Electrical and firefighting equipment’s; and other services like kitchen, laundry and radiology lab and other essential services required for the maintenance/functioning of the building may be used for healthcare facilities with prior approval of the concerned agencies.
d. Other controls related to basements etc. are given in end of this chapter.
e. *The bed count of a Health Facility may be allowed as per permissible FAR, needs of the Community and demand studies
f. *Environment clearances shall be made mandatory considering that bio-wastes are generated. Environment clearances are mandatory as per the prevailing regulations related to the environment.
g. *Zero discharge for sewerage shall be enforced at the cost of the promoters and post treatment water can be used by premises for its needs of horticulture, flushing, coolant tower, washing or disposal to other construction sites. These issues concerned the local bodies and can be dealt accordingly as per existing regulations as the time of sanctioning the plan.
h. The additional power requirements shall be met by power supply from grid and till such time by means of suitable captive generation.
Amended vide S.O. No. 2893 (E) dated 23rd September, 2013
Pre-Primary Schools/Nursery Schools/Montessary Schools/Creche, Play Schools, are permissible in residential use premises as per Mixed use policy.
1. In case of new schools, the front boundary wall shall be recessed by 6 mt. to accommodate visitors parking within setback area
2. Upto 10% variation in plot size is permitted. Differential norms will be applicable to Special Area, Regularized Unauthorized Colonies, Urban Villages and Resettlement Colonies.
3. Playground shall be developed on pool basis in different areas at neighborhood level.
*Amended vide S.O. No. 1215 (E) dated 13th May, 2013
**Amended Vide S.O. No. 2895(E) dated 23rd September, 2013.
Para 13.3.3 (MPD 2021) Development controls for the various sports facilities will be indicated below:
Other Development Controls
i. To incentives development of sports facilities and swimming pool (upto maximum 100 sq. mt.) Within the group housing areas, schools, clubs, etc. shall not be counted towards ground coverage and FAR.
ii. All these various sports facilities shall have layout plan, landscape plan, and parking plan, etc.
d) Communication – Post / Telegraph / Telephone Facility
** 60% of the Plot land shall be utilized for the Police Station with 200 FAR and 40% of the plot land shall be utilized for Police Personnel Housing with 400 FAR. Whereas other Development Control Norms i.e., ground coverage, set-back and parking requirement, etc. shall be as prescribed inTable
13.11 and para 4.4.3B Residential Plot-Group Housing, respectively. Existing police station sites shall also be eligible for afore-said provision.
***Amended vide S.O. No. 2894 (E) dated 23rd September, 2013.
g) Distributive facilities
h) Socio – cultural facilities
i. In case of community recreational clubs, 50 FAR shall be admissible on the area beyond 2000 sqm. And below 5000 sqm.
*The Recreational Clubs located in LBZ Area, Civil Lines Bungalow Area, Recreational Use Zones and existing on Heritage Structures will be dealt on case to case basis and Technical Committee of DDA will approve the Development Controls norms based on the existing status.
ii. In case of recreational club, 50 FAR shall be admissible on the area beyond 5000 sqm. And up to 10,000sqm
iii. In the open area apart from outdoor games/sport facilities, swimming pool would be permissible up to a area of 300sqm. Free from ground coverage.
iv. In case of banquet hall, a) Basement within the ground envelope shall be allowed for parking, stilt floor for parking is permissible.
b) 30% of basement area for services, storage shall not be counted in FAR.
v. **In case of International Convention Centre, maximum 10% ground coverage shall be allowed for providing atrium. In case, the permissible additional ground coverage for atrium is utilized, 25% of the utilized ground coverage shall be counted towards FAR.
*Amended vide S.O. No. 2895(E) dated 23rd September, 2013
**Amended Vide S.O. No. 2890(E) dated 23rd September, 2013.
i) Other community facilities
Development Controls for old age homes, religious facilities, etc are given in table below
*Amended Vide S.O. No. 2895(E) dated 23rd September, 2013
These facilities should be developed in a composite manner to accommodate a number of religious institutes/premises with common facilities.
sites of dhobi Ghats/laundry shall be provided in residential use zone/PSP facilities areas as per the norms of local body.
j) Public & Semi –Public Facilities/Premises (Para No. 13.11 of MPD 2021)
The following norms shall be applicable in case of PSP facilities/premises for which specific development controls have not been specified.
1. Max. Ground Coverage 30%
2. Max. Floor Area Ratio 120
3. Max. Height 26m
Parking @2ECS/100sqm. Of floor area other controls as given in Development Code Chapter.
i. *In case of plots allotted to political parties by the government land housing agencies, upto 15% of maximum FAR may be utilized for residential hostel accommodation
ii. **Amalgamation of the smaller PSP plots or sub division of the larger PSP plots for a single or its multiple use, is allowed with permissible PSP facilities as per the provisions of MPD-2021
*Amended vide S.O. No. 2894 (E) dated 23rd September, 2013.
*Amended vide S.O. No. 2895(E) dated 23rd September, 2013.
3.9 Development Code (MPD-2021 Chapter -17)
Development Control Regulation
Clause 2.0 Definitions
2(4) Layout Plan means a Plan indicating configuration and sizes of all Use Premises. Each Use Zone may have one or more than one Layout Plan depending upon the extensiveness of the area under the specific Use Zones and vice versa. A layout plan shall have at least two use premises (apart from Recreational, utilities and transportation) and a minimum area of 1 Ha. Below which it shall be termed as site plan or sub division plan
2(5) Site Plan: A detailed Plan showing the proposed placement of structures, parking areas, open space, landscaping, and other development features, on a parcel of land, as required by specific sections of the development code.
3.0 Establishment of Use zones and Use premise
3(4) The layout plans already approved by the Authority or any other local Authority concerned in accordance with law shall be deemed to have been approved under this code.
3(5) An area in respect of which there is no approved Layout Plan shall be governed by the provisions of the Master Plan /Zonal Development Plan.
3(6) in case of urban design schemes, redevelopment along MRTS Corridor, Urban renewal schemes etc. on comprehensive basis the minimum area prescribed for planning and approval: a. Scheme area for redevelopment – 4 Ha. b. Plot area for redevelopment – 3000 sqm.
3(7) Accommodation Reservation (AR) and Transfer of Development Control Rights (TDR) are used as development control tools for implementing plans for redevelopment schemes in urban areas.
3(8) A landscape Plan shall be prepared in case of the premises of size 3000sqm. and above
3(9) the natural drainage pattern shall not be disturbed.
3(10) rainwater harvesting shall form an integral part of the storm water drainage plan, at the time of sanction of any Layout Plan.
Sanction of Plans:-
3(11) Layout Plana/site plan and building plans shall be approved by the local bodies and Authority in their areas of jurisdiction.
3(12) Authority/Local Body(s) shall be empowered after levying penalty to compound deviations from limits of coverage/FAR to the extent of 5% of the permissible coverage and FAR, a subject to maximum of 13.5 sqm. in building(s)/premises at te time of considering the completion/occupancy certificate. In group Housing schemes and Public & semi public facilities, 5% FAR beyond permissible FAR can be compounded by the authority /Local Body at the time of considering the completion/occupancy certificate
3(13) wherever required, the Technical Committee of the DDA shall formulate policy guidelines for the sanctioning of local area plans, layout plans, comprehensive schemes, re-development schemes, urban renewal schemes and multistoried buildings in all land use categories. The Technical Committee shall be empowered to call for the plans from the development organizations/Local Bodies and would give directions/ recommendations wherever necessary.
Clause 8.0 sub division of use zones, permission of use premises in use zones and control of buildings
*(v) land use of Village abadi (Lal Dora/phirni) **and Extended Lal Dora located in any use zone is residential
*Amended vide S.O. No. 2034 (E) dated 12.08.2008
**Amended Vide S.O. No. 2890(E) dated 23rd September, 2013
1. Where development controls are not stipulated for nay premise, the same can be formulated by the Authority.
2. The mezzanine floor and service floor wherever provided shall be considered as a part of the total FAR. *In case of the buildings with 26m. and more height in all use-zones, Technical Committee of DDA may permit the following in special circumstances:
a) In case of provision of stack-parking in stilt floor or basement, minimum height should be 2.5m
b) Intermittent service floor may be permitted for installation of equipments and services required for the maintenance of the building with prior approval of the agencies concerned and are not to be counted in FAR. The height of the service floor is to be decided based on the depth of structural members, the height requirement for providing water-reservoirs, other equipment’s, etc. The height of Service floor in the building shall be limited to 1.8m.
3. If the building is constructed with stilt area of non-habitable height (2.4mts) and is proposed to be used for parking, landscaping, etc. the stilt floor need not be included in FAR.
4. Wherever the building regulations are given for different categories of plots, the area covered and the floor area shall in no case be less than the permissible covered area and floor area respectively for the largest size of plot in the lower category.
*Amended Vide S.O. No. 2895(E) dated 23rd September, 2013.
i. In case the permissible coverage is not achieved with the above given setbacks, the setbacks of the preceding category may be followed.
ii. The setbacks are subjected to requirements of height and ventilation as per building byelaws.
iii. In case a layout is sanctioned with more than the minimum prescribed setbacks, the same shall be followed in the sanction of the building plans.
iv. The technical committee of DDA may relax setbacks, ground coverage and height in special circumstances.
v. ESS wherever required to be provided within the plot, is allowed by shifting of side/rear setbacks.
8(4) Parking Standards
Parking standards have been prescribed in each use premises however, where it is not prescribed, it will be followed as given in the table 17.2
i. In existing buildings having plot area of more than 2000sqm; an extra ground coverage of 5% shall e permissible for construction of automated multi-level parking to provide dedicated parking structures for additional need
ii. For the provision of car parking spaces, the spaces standards shall be as given in table below
iii. In the use premises, parking on the above standards shall be provided within the plot.
iv. In cases, where the building (except hotel) with sanctioned plan is existing/under construction and where building plans stand sanctioned as per MPD-2021, the parking is to be provided for additional FAR availed, shall be as per the parking standards prescribed in MPD-2021.
(a) Basement(s) up to setback line maximum equivalent to parking and services requirement, such as Air Conditioning Plant and equipment, water storage, Boiler, Electric Sub-station HT and LT Panel rooms, Transformer Compartment, Control Room, Pump House, Generator Room and other mechanical services and installation of electrical and firefighting equipment’s, and other services required for the maintenance of the building with prior approval of the concerned agencies, could be permitted and not to be counted in FAR. However, the area provided for services should not exceed 30% of the basement area.
(b) The basement(s) above the plot level shall be kept flushed with the ground and shall be ventilated with mechanical means of ventilation; and
(c) Basement(s) shall be designed to take full load of the fire tender, wherever required and subject to adequate safety measures.
(d) In case the basement is used for activity in conformity with the use premises, wherever permitted, the same shall be counted in FAR subject to clearance from the Fire Authorities and other statutory bodies.
(e) Parking area, if misused, is liable to be municipalized / taken over by the Local Body/Authority.
(f) The ESS, firefighting installations and underground water tank shall neither be counted in ground coverage nor in FAR.
*8(6) Services Plan:
The Development Agency should provide for the following in layout plans of plots of size 3000 sqm. and above:
i. Recycling of treated waste water with separate lines for portable water and recycled water. Dual piping system to be introduced.
ii. Ground water recharge through rain water harvesting, conserving water bodies and regulating groundwater abstraction
iii. Treated sewage effluent should be recycled for non-potable uses like gardening, washing of vehicles, cooling towers, etc.
iv. Utilities such as, underground water storage tank, roof-up water harvesting system, separate dry and wet dustbins etc. are to be provided within the plot.
v. All hospitals, commercial, industrial, hotels, restaurants, auto workshops, etc. will have to make arrangements for primary effluent treatment within the plot.
vi. Provide ESS and generator and to submit energy consumption/audit will be submitted at the time of sanction of building plans.
vii. Provision of cavity walls, atriums, shading devices in building will be encouraged to make them energy efficient. viii. Solar heating system will be provided on all plots with roof area of 300 sqm. and above.
ix. In order to encourage the above, 1% to 4% extra ground coverage and FAR, on each, may be given as an incentive by the local bodies, depending upon the provisions made. In exceptional cases 5% incentive may be permitted.
x. These incentives shall be based on the rating criteria prescribed by ‘Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment’ (GRIHA) for green buildings.
xi. In case of non-compliance of above, after obtaining occupancy certificate, penalty at market rate shall be levied for incentive FAR by land owning agency
*The regulation of above shall be prepared by the Director, Local Self Government, GNCTD in consultation with Environment Department, GNCTD within a period of six months (after notification of modifications) and notified with the approval of the Authority/Central Government.
*8.6.1 Neighborhood Level
i. The listed water bodies and/or any water body above 1 ha. size are mandatory to be systematically included in the landscape pla
ii. Decentralized STP’s with smaller capacities are to be provided at the community level. Possibility of generating energy/gas as fuel from sewage shall be explore
iii. Municipal Waste of biodegradable and recyclable waste is to be segregated at source, decentralized treatment at neighborhood level may be adopted; whereas for non-biodegradable waste centralized treatment may be followed.
*Amended vide S.O. No. 2894 (E) dated 23rd September, 2013
3.10 DCR for Civil line/Bungalow area:-
For civil line/bungalow area the Draft Zonal Development Plan for Zone – “C” (Civil lines Zone) approved by Authority ON 30.10.2007 Vide item No.82/2007, Area Planning – II, Delhi Development Authority. Reference: - http://dda.org.in/planning/docs/Zone-C,Report040108.pdf
3.11 *Development Control norms applicable for land assembly & land pooling (chapter- 19, Para19.6)
(i) Development Control Norms under the policy are:-
1. Residential FAR 400 FOR Group Housing to be applicable on net residential land which is exclusive of the 15% FAR reserved for EWS housing.net residential land to be a maximum of 55% of gross residential land.
2. FAR for city level commercial and city level PSP to be 250.
3. Maximum ground coverage shall be 40%.
4. Density of FAR 15% for EWS population shall be considered over and above the permissible gross residential density of 800-1000pph
5. Adequate parking as per norms of 2 ECS/100sqm of BUA tp be provided for residential development by the DE, however, in case of the housing for EWS, the norms of 0.5ECS/100sqm of BUA to be provide
6. Incentives for green building norms as per MPD 2021 to be applicable to group housing developed under this policy.
7. Basement below and beyond building line upto setback line may be kept flushed with the ground in case mechanical ventilation is available. In case not prescribed, basement up to 2mts from plot line shall be permitted.
(ii) Sub-division of gross residential areas and provision of facilities)local and city level) shall be as per MPD-2021.
(iii) Local level facilities to commensurate with the density specified at a 19.6(i) (d) above Tradable FAR is allowed for development, However, in case of residential use, tradable can only be transferred to another DE in the same planning Zones having approval/license of projects more than 20 Ha.
*Amended vide S.O.No 2687 ( E) dated 5th September 2013