PARKING



PARKING

77. Minimum Parking Space

(1) No off-street parking space shall be less than -

(a) 12.5 sq. m. (2.5 m. in width and 5 m. in length), for a motor car, with a minimum head room of 2.2 m. if parked in a covered area.

(b) 37.5 sq. m. (3.75 m. in width and 10 m. in length), for a truck and bus with a minimum head room of 4.75 m. if parked in a covered area.

(2) The minimum width of circulation driveway to be provided for adequate maneuvering of vehicles shall be 4.0 m. for cars and 5.00 m. for trucks exclusive of parking space referred to in sub rule 1. However, a projection from a height above 5.50 m. from the ground level may be permitted keeping the mandatory open space open to sky as per this rule.

(3) The parking layout plan shall be so prepared that the parking space for each vehicle becomes directly accessible from driveway or circulation driveway or aisles. However stack car parking arrangement will be allowed in such a way that every car can be moved by shifting not more than one car. This stack car parking will be allowed only on the ground floor level.

(4)(a) For building with different uses, the area of parking space shall be worked out on the basis of respective uses separately and parking space to be provided for the total number of vehicles thus required. .

(b) In case of a plot containing more than one building, parking requirement for all buildings shall be calculated on the basis of consideration of the area of respective use/uses.

(5) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rules (1), (2), (3) or (4) if the site abuts on a street or means of access -which is less than 3.5 m., parking space may not be insisted upon.

(6) (a) In case of buildings of Single Occupancies, other than residential and education, for the purpose of calculating requirement of car parking spaces, the area of common spaces shall be
excluded.

(b) In case of buildings used only for residential or educational occupancy or both, for the purpose of calculating requirement of car parking spaces, the area of common spaces shall be included.

(c) In case of buildings having mixed occupancies / more than one occupancies wherein one of the occupancy types is residential or educational, for the purpose of calculating requirement of car parking spaces, the area of common spaces in the proportion of residential or educational usage to the area of the whole building, shall be taken into account.

78. Parking Space requirements for motor cars


(1) The parking space requirements for motor cars in respect of different categories of buildings are given in Table 6 below: Table 6 Off-street Car Parking Space

SI. No. Occupancy                                           Car Parking Space Requirement
1. Residential

(1) Building with single tenement – (a) For a building having one tenement of less than 100 sq. m. in floor area – no car parking space.

(b) For a building having a tenement of 100 sq. m. or more but less than 200 sq. m. of floor area – one car parking space.

(c) For a building having one tenement of 200 sq. m. or more of floor area – one car parking space for every 200 sq. m.

(2) Buildings with multiple tenements – (A) Tenement with less than 50 sq. m. of floor area – (a) Up to 5 such tenements – no car parking space

(b) For 6 such tenements – one car parking space.

(c) For every additional 6 of such tenements – one additional car parking space.

(B) Tenement with more than 50 sq. m. but less than 75 sq. m. of floor area – (a) Up to 3 such tenements – no parking space.

(b) For 4 such tenements – one car parking space.

(c) For every additional 4 of such tenements – one additional parking space.

(C) Tenement with more than 75 sq. m. but less than 100 sq. m. for every two such tenement additional one car parking space.

(D) Tenement with more than 100 sq. m. floor area – one car parking space for 100 sq. m. and one car parking space for every additional 100 sq. m.

(E) Tenements of different sizes in a building – Car parking space shall be calculated on the basis of each size-group, where no car parking space is necessary under (A), (B), (C) and (D) so, however, that at least one car parking space shall be necessary for more than 300 sq. m. of the total covered area in the building irrespective of number of sizes of tenements.

II. Educational

(a) For floor area up to 100 sq. m. used for administrative purpose – no car parking space.

(b) For floor area of more than 100 sq. m. but less than 400 sq. m. used for administrative purpose – one car parking space.

(c) For floor area of 400 sq. m. and above used for administrative purpose – one car parking space for every 400 sq. m.

(d) For every new educational building having total covered area of more than 1000 sq. m., one bus parking space for every 1000 sq. m. shall be required. This shall be in addition to the car parking space required for the building.

III. Institutional

(a) For hospitals and other health care institutions run by Government, statutory bodies or local authorities – (i) one car parking space up to 20 beds and one car parking space for every additional 20 beds,

(ii) One car parking space for every 100 sq. m. of floor area where beds are not provided.

(b) For hospitals and other health care institutions not run by the Government, statutory bodies or local authorities – one car parking space for every 75 sq. m. of floor area, subject to a maximum of 500 parking spaces]. 

IV. Assembly

(a) For theatres, motion picture houses, city halls, dance halls, skating ring, exhibition halls, town halls, auditorium or similar other halls, or such other places –(i)having fixed seating arrangement – one car parking space for every 10 seats,

(ii) having no fixed seating arrangements – for every 35 sq. m. of carpet area, one car parking space.

(b) For restaurant, eating houses, bars, clubs, gymkhana – no car parking space shall be necessary up to a total covered area of 20.0 sq. m. For carpet area of more than 20 sq. m, one car parking space for every 35 sq. m. or part thereof shall be necessary.

(c) For hotels and boarding houses – (i)one car parking space for every two (2) guest rooms shall be necessary for star hotels.

(ii) One car parking space for every four (4) guest rooms or part thereof shall be necessary for other hotels and boarding houses.

(iii) Additional car parking space for areas, to be used as restaurant, dinning, hall, shopping halls, seminar halls, banquet halls and other purposes – one car parking space for every 35 sq. m. of carpet area or part thereof shall be necessary.

(d) For other assembly buildings like place of worship. gymnasium sports stadium, railway or by passenger station, airport terminal or any other places where people congregate or gather for the purpose as specified in clause (d) of sub-section (2) of section 390 of the Act – requirement of parking space shall be determined by the Mayor-in-Council.

V. Business

(a) For floor area up to 1500 sq. m. – one car parking space for every 50 sq. m. of carpet area.

(b) For floor area above 1500 sq. m. but up to 5000 sq. m. in addition to the number of car parking spaces as required in terms of clause (a) above, additional one car parking space for every 75 sq. m. of carpet area beyond 1500 sq. m. of floor area.

(c) For floor area above 5000 sq. m – in addition to the number of car parking spaces required in clause (a) and (b) above, additional one car parking space for every 100 sq.m of carpet area beyond 5000 sq.m.

VI. Mercantile (Retail)

(a) For carpet area up to 25 sq. m. – no car parking space.

(b) For carpet area above 25 sq. m. – one car parking space for every 35 sq. m.

VII. Industrial or Storage
or Hazardous or
Mercantile (Wholesale)

(a) For floor area up to 200 sq. m. – no car parking space.

(b) For floor area above 200 sq. m. – one car parking space for every 200 sq. m. and one truck parking space for every 1000 sq. m. subject to a minimum of one truck parking space.

(c) In no case the required car parking space shall exceed 50 and the required truck parking space shall exceed 50.

NOTE : Calculations for required car parking space should be made on the basis of carpet area of the building unless otherwise, mentioned, other than the car parking area itself.

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of sub-rule (1), the Mayor-in-Council may in any area or ward or borough for the purpose of this proviso, in consultation with the Municipal Building Committee, require additional parking spaces to be provided in such area.

(3) Multilevel mechanical parking shall only be allowed on the open spaces without encroaching the statutory open spaces. The no of cars so parked shall not be more than 15% of the car parking requirement as stipulated in sub rule (1) subject to approval of the Mayor – in – Council in consultation with Municipal Building Committee

79. Parking, loading and unloading space for transport vehicles

In the case of any building other than a residential building, the Mayor-in-Council shall, in consultation with the Municipal Building Committee, specify the requirements of parking, loading and unloading spaces for trucks, buses, ambulance vans or other types of transport vehicles as necessary in addition to the spaces required for motor cars.

80. Parking spaces to be distinct

The open spaces required under Chapter IX and driveway shall not be treated as parking space for the purpose of these rules. However, open car parking may be allowed on the mandatory open space, provided that a clear driveway of 6.00 m. width is maintained.

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