28. Structural design of foundations, masonry,  timber, plain concrete, reinforced ,concrete, prestressed concrete and structural steel shall be carried out in accordance with part VI Structural designs, section l-loads, Sections 2-Foundation, section 3-Wood Section 4-Masonry, Section 5-Concrete, Section 6-steel, of National Building Code of India. 

29. Quality of Materials and Workmanship shall be of good quality conforming  generally to accepted standards of Public  Works Department of Jharkhand and  India Standard Specifications and Codes  as included in Part VIII Constructional  Practices and Safety of National Building Code of India.

30. Building Services: 

30.1 The planning, design and installation of  electrical installations, air conditioning and  heating work, installation of lifts and  escalators shall be carried out in  accordance with part VIII Building  Services, Section 2-Electrical installations,  Section 3-Air conditioning and Heating,  Section 5-Installation of lifts and  Escalators of National Building Code of  India.

31. Plumbing Services: 

31.1  The Planning, design,. construction and  installation of water supply, drainage and  sanitation and gas supply systems shall be  in accordance with Part IX Plumbing Services Section 1-Water supply, Section  

2-  Drainage and Sanitation and Section.  

3-  Gas supply of National Building code of India. 

31.2  Requirements of water supply in  Buildings: The requirements of water supply for various occupancies shall be as given in National Building code of India. 

31.3  The sanitary fittings and installations for different occupancies shall be as given in national building code of India depending on the land use zone and the use permitted.

32 Signs and outdoor Display Structures 

32.1  The display of advertising signs on  building and land shall be in accordance  with Part X-Signs and Outdoor Display  Structures of National Building Code of  India. 

32.2  The type, design and construction of street  furniture including Bus shelters shall be to the satisfaction of the RMC.

33.  Bye-Laws for plots in New Area. 

33.1  Sub-division of land: The sub-division of land is normally for five uses. 1.  Residential

 (2) Business-commercial,

(3) Industrial,

(4) Community facilities and

(5) Parks and playgrounds. Details for  individual land use sub-division is given under bye-law nos. 33.2 to 33.5. 

33.2   Residential: 

33.2.1  Roads: 
 The residential streets shall be divided into  three categories based on their use and  proposed traffic requirements: 


(1) Service Roads, 

(2) Collector Roads, 

(3)  Other roads either proposed in the  Regional plan Master Plan, Zonal  Development Plan and Development 
Plan or required due to local requirements; The planning requirements for the above  are given below: 


(i) Service Roads: 

(a) The minimum width of a service road shall be 7.5m. This service road can serve up to a length of 300m. This will be measured  from one wider street to another wider  street. If the 7.50m. road ends as a dead end depth of the turn around should be  of 15 M. or an equivalent area in another form permitting turn around. No turn around is required if the number of plots served by such road is less than three. 

(b) A road which is longer than 300M or serves up to 100 plots/houses or extendable to new areas shall be 12m. wide. 

 (c) All junctions of service roads shall have  sufficient weaving angle. In no case it shall  be less than the space arrived at by  drawing a quadrant of a circle of 4.5m radius at the edge of the actual road lines leaving the width of pedestrian walks (foot path) and the plot boundaries shall be rounded of by drawing a quadrant of the circle of 2.7m radius at the edge of plot boundaries. It can also be provided but  cut in place of rounded corners to be  determined by the RMC. 

 (ii)  Other roads :- Arterial/Semi-arterial  Roads : The widths of roads shall be as per the Master plan. 

 (iii) Service lane:  In row type of houses and in such areas  where sewerage system does not exist a  service lane of width 3.5m. shall be  provided. The length of such service lane shall be not more than 300m. 

33.2.3 Conditions of planning: 
The service roads shall be so laid out that  their use for thorough traffic is  automatically discouraged. In no case a  service road can be permitted, to be used  as thorough traffic. 
 Where a subdivision abuts on certain major existing or proposed road the RMC may require service road  alongside the major road or may provide  roads with no access to adjacent  properties or such other treatment as may be necessary for adequate protection  of  residential property and to effect separation of thorough and local traffic. 

33.3  Commercial, business and industrial:  

33.3.1 The maximum length permissible for  different classification of roads in areas  other than residential shall be as indicated below. No roads in these areas shall be less than 12 meter in width. 
Class of  Width  Maximum length Roads     permissible     M.    M.    1.   12    200    2.   18    600    3.   24 and              600     above   The width of all Master Plan road shall  be as per the width prescribed in the Master Plan. 

33.3.2  Alleys: 
 Alleys shall be provided in commercial  and industrial area except where  RMC may relax this requirement or  when assured provision is made for  service access such as off street loading/  unloading and parking consistent with and  adequate for the use provided. The width  of alleys where provided shall not be less  than 6M and no dead end alley shall be  permitted unless provided with an  adequate turn around facilities. 


33.3.3 Junctions : 

The layout shall be provided at the  junctions of roads in such a way that as  far as possible all roads do meet at right  angle. Roads meeting at less than that shall  not be permitted unless adequate  arrangements for the circulation of traffic  with desirable weaving length is available. 

33.4  Parks/Playgrounds : 

33.4.1 The open space in a residential area should be in proportion to the density of that area.   To work out an over-all open space  exclusively for a active recreation and  breathing space the requirement shall be  worked out on proposed population  density of the area. The requirement of  open space shall be divided according to  the purpose i.e., tot lot, parks, play field  etc.  The following criteria may be adopted for arriving at open spaces depending upon  density: -  Density/per Density/per Open space  Acre  Hectare  in percentage  100   250      15%   150   325      16%   200   500   22%   250 and  625 and    25%  above   above   The open spaces provided in the  proposed land use plan of a Master Plan  or a Regional Plan shall be over and above this open space and shall be counted  under the density ratio mentioned above.  In towns where a Master Plan or a  Regional Plan has not been prepared, the  demarcation and extent of town level open   spaces shall be determined by the  RMC in consultation with Chief  Town  Planner. 

33.5  Community facilities: 

33.5.1 The extent of community facilities to be  provided depending upon population and  various occupancies shall be as given in  National Building Code of India. 

33.5.2 National Building Code of India based on population shall also be the guide line to work out different requirements of a  subdivision plan. The density proposed in  the Master Plan shall guide the development to work out the actual population of an area. In town where a Master Plan or a Regional Plan has not been prepared, the density pattern for the area shall be determined by the RMC in consultation with Chief Town Planner. 

33.5.3 An application can be made to the  RMC on prescribed application form as given in Appendix ‘K’ to obtain the proposals of Master Plan or zonal plan for a land in which an applicant may be  interested for preparation of sub-division  proposed to develop the area. The  RMC shall supply to the applicant such  information as may be necessary for him  to prepare a sub division plan for his land in accordance with the Zonal  Development Plan or the Master Plan,  Regional Plan or any proposed land use  or density pattern as the case may be  within thirty days from the date of receipt  of such application by the RMC. 

33.6  Layout of Plots: 

33.6.1 Subject to the limitations laid down under the Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation) Act. 1976, the plots in residential area shall  be laid out based on the following criteria:  Plot Size   Development Scheme  Upto 250 sq. m Row housing    Exceeding 250 sq.m. Semi-detached building & up to 500 sq. m.    Above 500 sq. m. Detached building    NOTE:  Plots which are of 6m. to 9m. width shall be developed as row housing schemes. 

34. Bye-laws for plots in Built-up area. 

34.1  The Subdivision of plots in existing built up area, in which the greater part has been  developed as a business, industrial or residential area and which has been  provided with all essential facilities like  roads, water supply, sewerage,  electricity etc. The norms laid down in  Bye-law 34.2 to 34.3 shall apply. For the  purpose of reckoning an area as built up  area, the colonies whether existing or new  including the land contiguous therewith  shall be excluded. 

34.2  If the area to be sub-divided as less than l acre or 0.4 hectare then the minimum width of roads and access ways for internal development shall be 6.0m. In case the plot faces a road less than 6.0 m. in width, then the plot boundary at the front shall be set back, so that the distance from the centre line of road to the new plot boundary is not less than 3 m. 

34.3  If the area to be subdivided is more than 1 acre or 0.4 hectare, then the minimum width of roads and access ways for internal 
development shall be 7.5m. and shall be further subjected to the provisions of byelaw 33.2. In case the plot faces a road less than 7.5m. in width, then the plot boundary at the front shall be set back, so that the distance from the centre line of the road to the new plot boundary is not less than 3.75m.