PART 1 – NASHIK DIVISION
URBAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Mantralaya, Bombay- 400 032, Dated the 20th
June 1988.
Maharashtra R...
Now therefore, exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 37 of
the said Act and of all other powers e...
And whereas, after following all legal formalities as stipulated under section 37 of the
said Act, the said Corporation ha...
And whereas, after making necessary inquiry and consulting the Director of Town
Planning, Maharashtra State, Pune Govt. is...
PART I : ADMINISTRATION
1. Short Title Extent and Commencement
These rules shall be called the Building Rules and Developm...
Balcony - A horizontal cantilever projection including a handrail or balustrade to serve as passage or
sitting out place.
...
2.29 Exit - A passage, channel or means of egress from any building, storeys or floor area to a street
or other open space...
2.42 Gallery - An intermediate floor or platform projecting from a wall of an auditorium or a
hall providing extra floor a...
those buildings in which more than one occupancy are present in different portions of
the buildings.
The occupancy classif...
2.55.8 Storage Buildings - These shall include any building or part of a building used primarily for
the storage or shelte...
2.68 Road/Street level or Grade - The officially established elevation or grade of the
central line of the street upon whi...
are otherwise dangerous to human life or which in relation to existing use constitute a
hazard to safety or health or publ...
writing include printing and typing and 'signature' includes thumb impression made by a
person who cannot write if his nam...
yards, permanent way inspector’s and Signal Inspector's stores in the yards,
water tanks overhead and ground level, pipeli...
copy of the sanctioned plan of the premises in which the change in use is proposed
showing the original and proposed uses....
4 Permissible Thick Thick Thick -- -- --
building dotted dotted dotted
black black black
5 Open -- -- No -- -- --
spaces c...
(h) the width of the street (if any) in front of the street (if any) at the side or rear of the
buildings;
(i) the directi...
(h) include terrace plan indicating the drainage and the slope of the roof.
(i) give indications of the north point relati...
6.2.10 Building Permission Fee - The notice shall be accompanied by an attested copy of
receipt of payment of building per...
(iii) Interpret the provisions of these rules where the streets layout actually on the
ground varies from the streets layo...
misrepresentation of material fact in the application on which the building permission
was based, and the whole work shall...
given in appendix 'K' within 2 days from the date of receipt of completion certificate,
after which period it shall be dee...
If the building is for assembly use for cinemas and theatres as well as for public worship
which has not been previously a...
Sr. No. Width of public means Length of public means
of access in M. of access in M.
1 2 3
(i) 7.50 150
(ii) 9.00 300
(iii...
road on which it meets, provided that in the case of a 'U' loop the length shall be
considered as half the length of the l...
suitable cases, the Planning Authority may suspend the operation of this rule till service
roads are provided.
For Special...
11.2.3.1 For junctions of roads meeting at other than right angles, the rounding off or cut off
or similar treatment shall...
To 3000 sq.m. sub-station of the size of
12m. X 5.5m. and height of
not more than 5m.
4 Plot of 3001 sq.m. Two numbers, si...
11.4.3.1 Cinema Theatres/Assembly Halls - Minimum size of plot for cinema theatres /
assembly buildings shall be on the ba...
schools, police post, Post Office, Bank, Community Centre, Gymnasium, Health Club,
Dispensary, Baby Sitter, as may be deci...
Municipal Staff
Quarters /
Municipal
Housing.
Government Staff
Quarter /
Housing.
Corporation
Government or Semi-
Govt. or...
(b)
Market and
Shopping
Center (MSC)
Corporation or Owner
Corporation or Owner
Full commercial use: 12 mtrs.
And Mixed use...
Shopping Center
(SC)
(a) Open market
(b) Municipal
Market
Corporation
the total shop are to the Corporation on
payment at ...
(e) Transpora-
tion, Parking
(P)
Owner
Corporation/ Public
Authority / Public
Organization/ Owner
(1) The Corporation may ...
(b) Private
Primary School
(c) High School
(d) College
(e) Polytechnic
(f) Technical
School
Public Authority or
Owner
-do-...
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  • 1. PART 1 – NASHIK DIVISION URBAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT Mantralaya, Bombay- 400 032, Dated the 20th June 1988. Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act, 1966 No. TPS-1186/1134/CR-148/86/UD-1 :- Where as, the development plans of the erstwhile Nashik Road-Deolali Municipal Council, satpur Council New Township Municipal Council and Nashik Municipal Council (herein after referred to as “the said Development plans”) have been sanctioned under Government Notifications Urban Development, Public Health and Housing Department No.(1)TPS-1171/70014-W-II,dated the 18th August 1972, (2) No.TPS 1179/1501 (A)-UD-5, dated the 17th July 1979 (3) No. TTS-1178/2092-B-UD-5, dated the 26th September, respectively, and the development control Rules have been made to regulate construction buildings, sub-division of properties and all other works within jurisdiction of the respective municipal councils; And whereas, by Government Notification, Urban Development Department, No. NCC-1082/211 (i)-UD-21, dated the 22nd October 1982, issued under sub- section (2) of section 3 of the Bombay Provincial Municipal Corporation Act, 1949(Bom.LIX of 1949) the Government of Maharashtra constituted the Municipal Corporation of the city of Nashik (hereinafter referred to as “The Nashik Municipal Corporation”) inclusive of municipal areas comprised within the limits of the Nashik, Nashik Road-Deolali and Satpur, New Township Municipal Councils immediately before 7th November, 1982 And whereas, the Standardised Building Bye-laws and Development Control Rules for Municipal Corporations have been approved by the Government of Maharashtra under Government Resolution, Urban Development and Public Health Department No. TPS- 3678/814-B/UD-5, dated the 26th July 1980 (herein after referred as “the said Standardised Development Control Rules” regulating the development of land comprised in the Development plans; And whereas, the Government of Maharashtra has issued directions to the Nashik Municipal Corporation, under section 154 of Mahrashtra regional and Town Planning Act, 1966 (Mah. XXXVII of 1966) (herein after referred as “the said Act”) to revise the existing Development Control Rules sanctioned for the Municipal Corporations after following the procedure prescribed under the provisions of the said Act. And whereas, the Nashik Municipal Corporation, under Administrative Resolution No. 105, dated the 24th August, 1984 decided to adopt the said Standardised Development Control Rules for the entire Corporation area excluding the notified area within the jurisdiction of the city and the Industrial Development Corporation area (CIDCO) in accordance with the provisions of the said Act, and published a notice in the Maharashtra Government Gazette, Part-I, Supplement dated 1st November 1984 on pages 223 – 224 inviting objections and suggestions within a period of one month from the date of its publication; And where as the Nashik Municipal Corporation, after following the procedure provided by the said Act, and considering the suggestions and objections received by it from the members of the public, submitted to the State Government for sanction the said Standardised Development Control Rules with certain modifications which are of minor nature. And where as the State Government after making necessary inquiries and consulting the director of town Planning has decided to sanction the said Standardised Development Control Rules with same modifications considered necessary. 1
  • 2. Now therefore, exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 37 of the said Act and of all other powers enabling it in this behalf, the Government of Maharashtra hereby – (a) Sanctions the said Standardised Development Control Rules (with certain minor modifications and changes considered necessary). As set out in schedule here to, which shall be incorporated in all parts of the said Development plans for the entire area of the Nashik Municipal Corporation excluding the notified area within the jurisdiction of the city and the Industrial Development Corporation area (CIDCO), and which replace the existing Development Control Rules of the Development Plans of erstwhile Nashik Road-Deolali and satpur, New Township Municipal Councils and (b) Fixes the first day of September 1988 to the date on which the said Standardised Development Control Rules specified in the schedule here to, shall come into force. Note: The aforesaid Standardised Building Bye-laws and Development Control Rules, as modified and sanctioned by the State Government shall be forwarded to (1) the Nashik Municipal Corporation, and (2) The Deputy Director of Town Planning, Nashik Division, Griha Nirman Bhavan, Ist Floor, opposite L.I.C. Building near Golf club, Old Agra road, NashikRoad-422002, and shall be kept for inspection by the public at all reasonable hours in the above mentioned offices except on Sundays and other public holidays. Schedule The Standardised Building Bye-laws and Development Control Rules, for Nashik Municipal Corporation with minor modifications approved by the State Government. By Order and in the name of Governor of Maharashtra, B. N. SHINTRE, Desk officer. NOTIFICATION Urban Development Department, Mantralaya, Mumbai 400 032. Dated : 13th January 2000. No.TPS 1198/2195/CR-299/98/UD-19 : Whereas the Govt. of Maharashtra vide its Resolution, Urban Development Department No.TPS-1191/35/CR 88/UD-9, dated 28th 1993, has sanctioned the Development plan prepared for the area under the jurisdiction of Nashik Municipal Corporation in part. While sanctioning the Development plan the Govt. has also sanctioned Development Control Regulations for Nashik City (herein after referred as “the said Regulations”) and the same have came into force with effect from 16-11-1993. And whereas, the Govt. of Maharashtra, vide its memorandum, Urban Development Department No. DCR1094/529/CR-102/94/UD-11, dated 20th April 1994 has issued directions under section 37 (1) of Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act 1966, (Mah,. Act No. XAVIER OF 1966) (herein after referred as “the said Act”) to all Municipal Corporations in Maharashtra state (excluding Mamba and Navy Mamba Municipal Corporation) and to all Municipalities having population as per 1991 census more than 2.00 lakes, to initiate a modification so as to incorporate the concepts of transfer of Development Rights in their Sanctioned Development Control Regulations, And whereas, in accordance with the above Government directives, the Nashik Municipal Corporation (herein after referred as “the said Corporation”) vide its Resolution No. 13/95 dated 10/04/1995 has decided to initiate a modification proposal under section 37 of the said Act so as to include the provisions of Transfer of Development Rights in the said regulations along with other changes. (Total No. of changes 48). A notice for inviting suggestions and objections on above side modification was published in the Maharashtra Government Gazette part I Nashik Division Supplement dated 9th May 1996. 2
  • 3. And whereas, after following all legal formalities as stipulated under section 37 of the said Act, the said Corporation has submitted the modification proposal to the Govt. for final sanction on 31-08-1998, (herein after referred as “the said modification.) And whereas, after making necessary inquiry and consulting the Director of Town Planning, Maharashtra State, Pune Govt. is of the opinion that out of the total 48 changes suggested by the said Corporation in the said modification proposal, the change proposed at the Serial No. 44 regarding Transfer of Development Rights is in the public interest and as such required to be sanctioned immediately with certain modification. Now therefore in exercise of power conferred by sub-section 2 of section 37 of the said Act and all other powers enabling it in that behalf the Government of Maharashtra here by sanctions, the change proposed by the said Corporation at the Sr. No. 44 of the said modification for in Corporation of concept of Transfer of Development Right. All the other changes proposed by the said Corporation are being dealt separately. After the last entry in the notification dated 28/06/1993 sanctioning the Development Plan of Nashik following new entry shall be added. “In the Sanctioned Development Control Regulations of Nashik City, new regulation No. 13.3.1 regarding Transfer Of Development Rights, as given in the Appendix ‘A’ enclosed herewith shall be included.” By order and in the name of the Governor of Maharashtra, (G.N.Iwakar) Section Officer. URBAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT MANTRALYA MUMBAI-400 032. DATE : 16TH MARCH 2000. Maharashtra Regional and Town planning Act, 1966. No. TPS 1198/2195/CR299/98/UD-9 – Where as, The Government of Maharashtra vide its Resolution, Urban Development Department No. TPS 1191/35/CR88/UD-9, Dated 28th June 1993, has sanctioned the Development Plan prepared for the area under the jurisdiction of Nashik Municipal Corporation, in part. While sanctioning the Development plan the Government has also sanctioned the Development Control Regulations for Nashik city (herein after referred to as “the said regulations”) and the same have came into force with effect from 16th November 1993. And where as the Nashik Municipal Corporation (herein after referred to as “the said Corporation”) vide its Resolution No. 13/95, Dated 10th April 1995 has decided to initiate the modification proposal under section 37 of the said Act, so as to amend the provisions of the said regulations (Total 48 change). A notice for inviting suggestions and objections on above side modification was published in the Maharashtra Government Gazette part I, Nashik Division Supplement dated 9th May 1996 on Page No. 315. And whereas, after following all legal formalities as stipulated under section 37 of the said Act, the said Corporation has submitted the modification proposal to the Govt. for final sanction on 31-08-1998, (herein after referred as “the said modification.) 3
  • 4. And whereas, after making necessary inquiry and consulting the Director of Town Planning, Maharashtra State, Pune Govt. is of the opinion that modifications suggested by the said Corporation are in public interest and as such required to be sanctioned with certain modification. And whereas, out of above modifications the Government in Urban Development Department vide resolution of even no. dated 13th Jan. 2000. has already sanction the modification at Sr. No. 44 regarding Transfer of Development Right. Now therefore in exercise of power conferred by sub-section 2 of section 37 of the said Act and all other powers enabling it in that behalf the Government of Maharashtra here by sanctions, the change proposed by the said Corporation with certain changes as give in schedule appended here to and refuses to accord sanction the modification at Sr. No. 4, 13,16, 21, 29, 45, 46 (modification No. given by the Corporation) After the last entry in the notification dated 28th June 1993 sanctioning the Development Plan of Nashik following new entry shall be added. “In the Sanctioned Development Control Regulations of Nashik City, modification as given in schedule I, appended here to shall be included.” By order and in the name of the Governor of Maharashtra, (S. V. Deshpande) Deputy Secretary to Government. 4
  • 5. PART I : ADMINISTRATION 1. Short Title Extent and Commencement These rules shall be called the Building Rules and Development Control Rules of the Municipal Corporation of the City of Nashik, 1986. These rules shall apply to building activity and development work in areas under the jurisdiction of the Municipal Corporation of the City of Nashik. These rules shall come into force with effect from the date of sanction of these rules (published in gazette) and if there is conflict between the requirements of these rules and existing rules, and regulations, the requirements of these rules shall prevail except (i) Area under CIDCO where CIDCO has been notified as Special Planning Authority. (ii) Area under M.I.D.C., notified as Special Planning Authority, and (iii) Certain final plot Nos. in T.P.S.-1 (First variation) where arbitrators has framed special regulations for such plots. 2. Definitions General 2.01 In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires the definitions given under 2.1 to 2.93 shall have the meaning indicated against each of them. 2.02 Words and expressions not defined in these rules shall have the same meaning as in the - i) The Bombay Provincial Municipal Corporation Act, 1949; and ii) The Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act, 1966. Accessory Building - A building separated from the main building on a plot and containing one or more accessory uses. Accessory Use - Any use of the premises/subordinate to the principal use and customarily incidental to the principal use. Act shall Mean- i) The Bombay Provincial Municipal Corporation Act, 1949 (i.e. B. P. M. C. Act, 1949); and The Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act, 1966 (i.e. M. R. and T. P. Act, 1966). Advertising Sign - Any surface of structure with characters, letters or illustrations applied there to and displayed in any manner whatsoever out of doors for purposes of advertising or to give information regarding or to attract the public to any place, person, public performance, article of merchandise whatsoever and which surface or structure is attached to, forms part of or is connected with any building or is fixed to a tree or to the ground or to any pole, screen, fence or hoarding or displayed in space. Air Conditioning - The process of treating air so as to control simultaneously its temperature, humidity, cleanliness and distribution to meet the requirement of conditioned space. Alteration - Alteration as referred to in section 43(1) of M. R. and T. P. Act, 1966, shall not, include a change from one occupancy to another or structural change, including construction of, cutting into or removal of any wall, partition or a change in or closing of any means of ingress or egress, filling, re-filling and reclamation by any sort and all such operations not being exempt from the requirement of permission. Automatic Sprinkler System - An arrangement of piping and sprinklers, designed to operate automatically by the heat of fire and to discharge water upon that fire and which may also simultaneously give automatic audible alarm. 5
  • 6. Balcony - A horizontal cantilever projection including a handrail or balustrade to serve as passage or sitting out place. Basement or Cellar - The lower storey of a building below or partly below ground level. Building - The word building shall have the same meaning assigned thereto as under B. P. M. C. Act, 1949. Building, Height of - The vertical distance measured, in the case of flat roofs, from the average level of the ground around and contiguous to the building or as decided by the Authority, to the highest point of the building adjacent to the street wall and in the case of pitched roof, upto the point where the external surface of the outer wall intersects the finished surface of the sloping roof, and in the case of gables facing the road the mid-point between the eaves level and the ridge. Architectural features serving no other function except that of decoration shall excluded for the purpose of taking heights. Building Line - The line upto which the plinth of a building adjoining a street or an extension of a street or on a future street may lawfully extend. It includes the line prescribed if any, in any scheme and/or development plan. Cabin - A non-residential enclosure constructed of non-load bearing non-masonary partition/s. Carpet Area - The covered area of the usable rooms at any floor level (excluding the area of the walls). Built-up Area - Area covered by a building on all floors including cantilevered portion, if any, but excepting the areas excluded specifically under these Regulations. Chajia - A sloping or horizontal structural overhang usually provided over openings on external walls to provide protection from sun and rain. Chimney - The construction by means of which a flue is formed for the purpose of carrying the products of combustion to the open air. Chimney includes chimney stack and the flue pipe. Combustible Material - A material, if it burns or adds heat to a fire when tested for combustibility in accordance with IS 3808-1966 method of Test for combustibility of Building Materials. Congested Area - Relates to the existing congested area shown as such on the Development Plan. 2.20 Court-Yard or Chowk - A space permanently open to the sky, enclosed fully or partially by building and may be at ground level or any other level within or adjacent to a building. 2.20.1 Chowk Inner - A chowk enclosed on all sides. 2.20.2 Chowk Outer - A chowk where one of the side is not enclosed. 2.21 Covered Area - Ground area covered immediately above the plinth level by the building except the areas covered by rule no. 13.4.2. 2.22 Detached Building - A building whose walls and roofs are independent of any other building with pen space on all sides as specified. 2.23 Development - "Development" with grammatical variations means the carrying out of building, engineering, mining, or other operations in or over or under land or water, or the making of any material change, in the building or land, or in the use of any building or land, and includes re- development and layout and sub-division of any land, and 'to develop' shall be constructed accordingly. 2.24 Development Plan - The Development plan for the city of Nashik framed under the Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act, 1966 and amendments made from time to time. 2.25 Drain - The word 'drain' shall have the same meaning as per the B. P. M. C. Act, 1949. 2.26 Drainage - The removal of any liquid by a system constructed for this purpose. 2.27 Enclosed Staircase - A staircase separated by fire resistant walls and door/s from the rest of the building. 2.28 Existing Building or Use - A building, structure or its use existing authorized before the commencement of these rules. 6
  • 7. 2.29 Exit - A passage, channel or means of egress from any building, storeys or floor area to a street or other open space of safety. 2.29.1 Vertical Exit - A vertical exit is a means of exit used for ascensions or dissensions between two or more levels including stairways, smoke proof towers, ramps, escalators and fire escapes. 2.29.2 Horizontal Exit - A horizontal exit is protected opening through or around a fire wall or a bridge connecting two buildings. 2.29.3 Outside Exit - An outside exit is an exit from the building to a public way, to an open area leading to public way or to an enclosed fire resistive passage leading to a public way. 2.30 External Wall - An outer wall of a building not being a party wall even though adjoining to a wall of another building and also means a wall abutting on an interior open space of any building. 2.31 Fire and/or Emergency Alaram System - An arrangement of call points or detectors, sounders, and other equipment’s for the transmissions and indication of alaram signals, for testing of circuits and whenever required for the operation of auxiliary services. This device may be workable automatically or manually to alert the occupants in the event of fire or other emergency. 2.32 Fire Lift - One of the lifts specially designed for use by fire service personnel in the event of fire. 2.33 Fire Proof Door - A door or shutter fitted to a wall opening, and constructed and erected with the requirement to check the transmission of heat and fire for a specified period. 2.34 Fire Resisting Material - Material which has certain degree of fire resistance. 2.34.1 Fire Resistance - The time during which it fulfils its function of contributing to the fire safety of a building when subjected to prescribed conditions of heat and load or restraint. The fire resistance test of structures shall be done in accordance with IS 3809 - 1966 Fire Resistance Test of Structures. 2.35 Fire Separation - The distance in metres measured from any other building on the site, or from other site, or from the opposite side of a street or other public space of the building. 2.36 Fire Service Inlets - A connection provided at the base of a building for pumping up water through in-built fire fighting arrangement by fire service pumps in accordance with the recommendations of Fire Services Authority. 2.37 Fire Tower - An enclosed staircase which can only be approached from the various floors through landings or lobbies separated from both the floor areas and the staircase by fire- resisting doors, and open to the outer air. 2.38 Floor Space Index (F. S. I.) - The quotient obtained by dividing the total covered area (plinth area) on all floors, excluding exempted areas as given in rule no. 15.4.2 by the area of plot - F. S. I. :- Total covered area on all floors / plot area. 2.39 Footing - A foundation unit constructed in brick work, masonary or concrete under the base of at wall or column for the purpose of distributing the road over a large area. 2.40 Foundation - That part of the structure which is in direct contact with and transmitting loads to ground. 2.41 Front - The space between the boundary line of plot abutting the means of access, road, streets and the building line. In case of plots facing two or more means of access, roads, streets, the plot shall be deemed to front on all such means of access, roads, streets. 7
  • 8. 2.42 Gallery - An intermediate floor or platform projecting from a wall of an auditorium or a hall providing extra floor area, additional seating accommodation etc. These shall also include the structures provided for seating in stadia. 2.43 Gaothan - Relates to the tenure of the land and means an area free of assessments and entered as Gaothan land in property register card on the date of publication of Development Plan. It shall not include ex-Inam or Khalsa or Sarkari or any other tenure lands, but shall include such other congested areas which would be shown as such on the Development plan. 2.44 Garage Private - A building or portion thereof designed and used for parking of private owned motor driven or other vehicles. 2.45 Garage Public - A building or portion thereof designed other than a private garage, operated for gain, designed or used for repairing, servicing, hiring, selling or storing or parking motor driven or other vehicles. 2.46 Holding Contiguous - A contiguous piece of land in one ownership irrespective of separate property register cards. 2.47 Habitable Room (or Living Room) - Habitable room OR Living room means a room constructed or intended for human habitation. 2.47 (A) Heritage building - Means a building possessing architectural, aesthetic; historic or cultural values which is declared as heritage building by the Planning Authorities in whose jurisdiction such building is situated. 2.47 (B) Heritage Precient - Means an area comprising heritage building or buildings and precincts there of or related contiguous places. 2.48 Home Occupation - Occupation other than that of operating an eating or drinking place offering services to the general public, carried on by a member of the family residing on the premises and in accordance with which there is no display that will indicate from the exterior that the building is being utilised in whole or in part for any purpose other than that as a residential (dwelling) use and in connection with which no article or service is sold or held up for sale except that produced, which is non hazardous and not affecting the safety of the inhabitants and neighbour hood by a member of the family residing on the premises and no mechanical equipment is used except as is customary for purely domestic or household purposes and/or employing licensable goods. 2.49 Ledge or Tand - A shelf like projection, supported in any manner whatsoever, except by means of vertical supports within a room itself but not having a width more than half meter. 2.50 Licensed Architect Engineer/Structural Engineer - A qualified architect, engineer, structural engineer who has been licensed by the Authority, or who is entitled to practice as an Architect under Architect's Registration Act, 1972. 2.51 Lift - An appliance designed to transport person or materials between two or more levels in a vertical or substantially vertical direction by means of a guided car platform. 2.52 Loft - An intermediary floor between two floors or a residual space in a pitched roof, above normal floor level which is constructed and adopted for storage purpose. 2.53 Mezzanine - An intermediate floor, between two floor levels, above ground level. 2.54 Non Combustible - A material which does not burn nor add heat to a fire when tested for combustibility in accordance with IS 3808/1966 method of test for combustibility of building materials. 2.55 Occupancy or Use Group - The principal occupancy for which a building or a part of a building is used or intended to be used, for the purposes of classification of a building according to the occupancy, an a occupancy shall be deemed to include subsidiary occupancies which are contingent upon it. Buildings with mixed occupancies are 8
  • 9. those buildings in which more than one occupancy are present in different portions of the buildings. The occupancy classification shall have the meaning given from 2.55.1 to 2.55.9 unless otherwise spelt out in Development Plan. 2.55.1 Residential Buildings - These shall include any building in which a sleeping accommodation is provided for normal residential purposes with or without cooking or dining or both facilities. It includes one or two or multi-family dwellings, lodging or rooming houses, hostels, dormitories apartment houses, and flats, residential hotels and private garages. 2.55.2 Educational Buildings - These shall include any building used for school, college or day-care purposes for more than 8 hours per week involving assembly for instruction, education or recreation incidental to educational buildings. 2.55.3 Institutional Buildings - These shall include any building or part thereof which is used for purposes such as medical or other treatment or care of persons suffering from physical or mental illness, disease or infirmity, care of infants, convalescents or aged persons and for penal or correctional detention in which the liberty of the inmates is restricted. Institutional buildings ordinarily provide sleeping accommodation for the occupants. It includes hospitals, sanitoria, custodial institution and penal institutions like jails, prisons, mental hospitals, reformatories. 2.55.4 Assembly Buildings - These shall include any building or part of a building where groups of people congregate or gather for amusement, recreation, social, religious, patriotic, civil, travel and similar purposes; for example theatres, motion picture houses, drive-in- theatres, assembly halls, city halls, town halls, auditoria, exhibition halls, museums, mangal karyalayas, skating rinks, gymnasium, restaurants, eating houses, boarding houses, places of worship, dance halls, club rooms, gymkhana, passenger stations and terminals of air, surface and other public transportation services, recreation piers and stadia. 2.55.5 Business Buildings - These shall include any building or part of building, which is used for transaction of business for the keeping of accounts and records for similar purposes; offices, banks, professional, establishments, court houses, libraries, shall be classified in this group in so far as principal function of these is transaction in public business and the keeping of books and records. 2.55.5.1 Office Buildings (Premises) - The premises whose sole or principal use is to be used as an office or for office purpose ; ‘office purposes’ includes the purpose of administration, clerical work, handling money, telephone and telegraph operating and operating computers and 'clerical work' includes writing, book keeping, sorting papers, typing, filing, duplicating, punching cards or tapes, machine calculating drawing of matter for publication and the editorial preparation of matter for publication. 2.55.6 Mercantile Buildings - These shall include any building or part of building, which is used as shops, stores, market, for display and sale of merchandise, either wholesale or retail office, storage and service facilities incidental to the sale of merchandise and located in the same building shall be included under this group. 2.55.6.1 Wholesale establishments - These shall include establishments wholly or partly engaged in wholesale trade, manufacturer's wholesale outlets including related storage facilities, warehouses and establishments engaged in truck transport including truck transport booking agencies. 2.55.7 Industrial Buildings - These shall include any building or part of a building or structure, in which products or materials of all kinds and properties are fabricated, assembled or processed like assembly plans, laboratories, power plants, smoke houses, refineries, gas plants, mills, dairies, factories etc. 9
  • 10. 2.55.8 Storage Buildings - These shall include any building or part of a building used primarily for the storage or sheltering of goods, wares or merchandise, like ware houses, cold storage’s, freight depots, transit sheds, store houses, public garages, hangers, truck terminals, grain elevators, barns and stables. 2.55.9 Hazardous Buildings - These shall include any building or part of building which is used for the storage, manufacture, handling or processing of highly combustible or explosive materials or products which are liable to burn with extreme prapidity and/or which may produce poisonous fumes or explosions for storage, handling, manufacturing or processing which involve highly corrosive, toxic or noxious alkalies, acids or other liquids or chemicals producing flame, fumes and explosive, mixtures of dust or which result in the division of matter into fine particles subject to spontaneous ingition. 2.55.10 Public Buildings - Except where otherwise defined, 'public building' means a building owned and used by Government or Semi-Government authority, public registered trust or such other public agency for public purposes such as public worship, education, health and public offices of Government or Semi-Government authorities. 2.56 Open Space - An area forming an integral part of the site, left open to the sky. 2.57 Owner - The owner shall have the meaning as assigned thereto in the Act. 2.58 Parapet - A low wall or railing built along the edge of roof or a floor. 2.59 Parking Space - An area enclosed or unenclosed, covered or open, sufficient in size to park vehicles, together with a drive-way connecting the parking space with a street or alley and permitting ingress and egress of the vehicles. 2.60 Partition - An interior non-load bearing medium, one storey or part storey in height. 2.61 Partition Wall-it includes - (a) A wall forming part of a building, and being used or constructed to be used in any part of the height or length of such wall for separation of adjoining buildings belonging to different owners or occupied or constructed or adopted to be occupied by different persons; or (b) A wall forming part of a building and standing in any part of the length of such wall, to a greater extent than the projection of the footing on one side on grounds of different owners. 2.62 Permanent Open Air Space - Air space is deemed to be permanently open if ; (a) It is a street or it is encroached upon by no structure of any kind; and (b) It's freedom from encroachment in future by a structure of any kind is assured either by law or by contract or by the fact that the ground below it is a street or is permanently and irrevocably appropriated as an open space; Provided that in determining the open space required in connection with construction work on a building any space occupied by an existing structure may if it is ultimately to become a permanently open air space, be treated as if it were already a permanent open space. 2.63 Permit - A permission or authorisation in writing by the competent authority of Nasik Municipal Corporation to carry out the work regulated by the rules. 2.64 Plinth - The portion of a structure between the surface of the surrounding ground and surface of the floor, immediately above the ground, as specified in Rule no. 15.1 to 15.9.4 2.65 Plinth Area - The maximum built-up covered area measured externally at the floor level or the basement or of any storey, whichever is higher. 2.66 Porch - A covered surface supported on pillars or otherwise for the purpose of pedestrian or vehicular approach to a building. 2.67 Road/Street - Shall include any public or private street as defined in the B.P.M.C. Act, 1949. 10
  • 11. 2.68 Road/Street level or Grade - The officially established elevation or grade of the central line of the street upon which a plot fronts and if there is no officially established grade, the existing grade of the street at its mis-point. 2.69 Road/Street line - The line defining the side limits of a road/street. 2.70 Room Height - The vertical distance measured from the finished floor surface to the finished ceiling/slab surface. In case of pitched roofs, the room heights shall be the vertical distance measured from the finished floor surface upto the mid-point of the sloping roof. 2.71 Row Housing - A row of houses with only front, rear and interior open spaces. 2.71.A. Residential Zone (R-1) - Purely residential zone-residential plots on road less than 9 m. (30 ft.) in gaothan and congested area and on roads less than 12 m (40 ft.) in non-gaothan area. 2.71.B. Residential Zone (R-2) - All properties fronting on roads 9 m. (30 ft.) and more widths in congested area and on roads 12 m. (40 ft.) and more width in non- congested area. 2.72 Semi-detached Building - A building detached on three sides with open spaces as specified. 2.73 Group housing scheme - Means a scheme for construction of more than two buildings in plot. 2.74 Service lane - A road/lane provided at rear or side of a plot for service purposes. 2.75 Site or Plot - A parcel/piece of land enclosed by definite boundaries. 2.76 Site, Corner - A site at the junctions of and fronting on two or more intersecting streets. 2.77 Site, Depth of - The mean horizontal distance between the front and rear site boundaries. 2.78 Site, Double Frontage - A site having a frontage on two streets other than a corner plot. 2.79 Site, interior or Tandem - A site, access to which, is by a passage from a street whether such passage forms part of the site or not. 2.80 Smoke-stop door - A door for preventing or checking the spread of smoke from one area to another. 2.81 Stair cover - A structure with a covering roof over a staircase and its landing built to enclose only the stairs for the purpose of providing protection from weather and not used for human habitation. 2.82 Storage - A place where goods are stored. 2.83 Store Room - A room used as storage space. 2.84 Storey - The portion of a building included between the surface of any floor and the surface of the floor next above it, or if there be no floor above it, then the space between any floor and the ceiling next above it. 2.84 A. Stilt or Stilt Floor - Stilt or stilt floor means ground level portion of a building consisting of structural columns supporting the super structure done without any enclosures and not more than 2.5 m. in height from ground level to bottom of slab of stilts floor, exclusively for the purpose of parking of vehicles. 2.85 Tenement - An independent dwelling unit with a kitchen. 2.86 Travel Distance - The distance from the remotest point on a floor of a building to a place of safety, be it a vertical exit, horizontal exit or an outside exit, measured along the line of travel. 2.87 Tower like Structure - Structures shall be deemed to be tower like structures when height of tower like portion is at least twice the height of the boarder base. 2.88 Unsafe Building - Unsafe buildings are those which are structurally unsafe, insanitary or not provided with adequate means of egress or which constitute a fire hazard or 11
  • 12. are otherwise dangerous to human life or which in relation to existing use constitute a hazard to safety or health or public welfare, by reason of inadequate maintenance, dilapidation or abandonment. 2.89 Volume-piot ratio (V.P.R.) - The ratio of volume of building measured in cubic metres to the area of plot measured in sq. metres and expressed in metres. 2.90 Water Closet (W.C.) - A privy with arrangement for flushing the pan with water. It does not include a bathroom. 2.91 Water Course - A natural channel or an artificial one formed by training or diversion of a natural channel meant for carrying storm and waste water. 2.91.1 Major Water Course - A water course which carries storm water discharging from a contributing area of not less than 160 Ha. Note : The decision of the Authority as regards the calculation of the contributing area shall be final. 2.92.2 Minor Water Course - A water course which is not a major one. 2.92 Width of Road - The whole extent of space within the boundaries of road when applied to a new road, as laid down in the surveys of city or development plans or prescribed road lines by any Act or Law and measured at right angles to the course or intended course of direction of such road. 2.93 Window - An opening to outside other than a door which provides all or part of the required natural light ventilation or both to an interior space. 3. Applicability of the Rules 3.1 In addition to the provisions contained in sections 44, 45, 58 and 69 of Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act, 1966 and sections 253 to 269 (Chapter XV) of Bombay Provincial Municipal Corporation Act, 1949, the building rules shall apply to the building regulation activity given under 3.2. 3.2 These rules shall apply to all 'Development'. Further, the rules shall apply to development work defined under rule no. 3.2.1 to 3.2.5. 3.2.1 Where a building is erected, these rules apply to the design and construction of the building. 3.2.2 Where the whole or any part of the building is removed these rules apply to all parts of the building whether removed or not. 3.2.3 Where the whole or any part of the building is demolished, these rules apply to any remaining part and to the work involved in demolition. 3.2.4 Where a building is altered these rules apply to the whole building whether existing or new except that the rules apply only to part if that part is completely self- contained with respect to facilities and safety measures required by the rules. 3.2.5 Where the occupancy of a building is changed, these rules apply to all parts of the building affected by the change. 3.3 Existing building or use - Nothing in the rules shall require the removal, alteration or abandonment, not prevent continuance of the lawfully established use or occupancy of existing building or use unless in the opinion of the Authority, such building is unsafe or constitutes hazard to the safety of the adjacent property. 4. Interpretation 4.1 In the rules the use of present tense includes the future tense, the masculine gender includes the feminine and the neutral, the singular number includes the plural and the plural includes the singular. The word 'person' includes a corporation as an individual 12
  • 13. writing include printing and typing and 'signature' includes thumb impression made by a person who cannot write if his name is written near to such thumb impression. 4.2 Whenever sizes and dimensions of rooms and spaces within the building are specified, they shall mean the clear dimensions unless otherwise specified in these rules. 5. Building Permit and Commencement Certificate required. 5.1 No person shall carry out any development, erect, re-erect or make alterations or demolish any building or cause the same to be done without first obtaining a separate building permission, commencement certificate for each such development work/building from the Authority. Any change in the use of the land or building excluding those specified in clause (VII), (VIII) and (IX) of section 43 of the Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act, 1966 shall also require permission of the Authority. 5.1.1 The following operational construction of the Government whether temporary or permanent, which is necessary for the operation, maintenance, development or execution of any of the following services may be exempted from the purview of the rules : (i) Railways. (ii) National Highways. (iii) National Waterways, (iv) Airways and Aerodromes, (v) Posts and Telegraphs, Telephones, Wireless, Broadcasting and other like forms of communication. (vi) Regional grid for electricity and (vii) Any other service which the State Government may, if it is of the opinion that the operation, maintenance, development or execution of such service is essential to the life of the community, by notification, declare to be a service for the purpose of this clause. 5.1.1.1 However, the following constructions of the Government Departments do not come under the purview of operational construction for the purpose of exemption under rule no.5.1.1. (i) A new residential building (other than gate lodges quarters for limited essential operational staff, and the like) roads and drains in railway colonies, hospitals, clubs, institutions/institutes and schools, in the case of railways; and (ii) A new building, new construction or new installation or any extension thereof, in the case of any other services. 5.1.1.2 In the context of rule nos. 5.1.1 (i) and 5.1.1.1 (i) for the purpose of deciding what constitute 'Operational Construction' the following may be used as the basis :- (i) Repairs, renovation etc. to the following works in the existing installations, buildings, etc. of the railways: - (a) All railways tracks in and outside the yards, including the formation, culverts, bridges, tunnel and side drains; (b) Buildings, platforms, foot over bridges, sub-ways, sheds over platforms, yardmasters and train dispatchers offices, weighbridges, turntables, lifting- towers, gantries; (c) Running (Loco) sheds, carriages and wagon depots, carriage washing arrangements, running rooms trains Examiner’s Offices and depots in the 13
  • 14. yards, permanent way inspector’s and Signal Inspector's stores in the yards, water tanks overhead and ground level, pipelines and pumping stations; (d) Goods sheds, parcel offices, goods platforms; (e) Store sheds, sub-stations; (f) Signals, signal-cabins, control cabins in hump yards; (ii) Fencing or walling for protection of railway lines and yards. (iii) All overhead electrical equipment for electric traction. Note 1: In the case of new railway lines, the Railway Administration should make a reference to the State Government for their views which will be given due consideration by the Railway Administration before finalizing the project. Note 2 : For the construction of new station buildings, goods sheds parcel offices, goods platforms and workshops or their major remodeling as distinct from repairs renovations etc., referred to under item i (a) to (f) above, reference to the Authority will be necessary. 5.2 Development permissions: (A) The building permit and commencement certificate shall remain valid for one year from the date of issue. Three renewals of one year each will be granted if the application is made before the expiry date. After total period of 4 years permission shall have to be obtained afresh. Delay in renewal application will be allowed with delay fees of Rs.100/- per month or part thereof. (B) However, if the work is commenced and intimation of commencement of work is given during the validity period the permission shall remain valid for 4 years from the date of issue and in such cases renewal of permission shall not be necessary. (C) If the work is commenced within the validity period and is in progress and has reached unto plinth level and is not completed within 4 years, to avoid hardship, generally previously granted permission shall be continued on “Pre-Code” basis however in large schemes completion of all the plinths may not be rigidly observed. However if the land is affected by road widening or any development plan proposals, the permission will be granted with suitable alterations/changes so as not to affect road widening or development plan proposal. Without in any way contravening the rules pertaining to floor space index. For the purpose of this Regulation, “Commencement” shall means as under: (a) For building work including additions and alteration upto plinth level, in case for upper floors extension work is just started. (b) For layout, sub-division and amalgamation and provision of infrastructure and services upto the following stages: (i) Roads: Water bound macadam complete. (ii) Streetlight: Installation or depositing amount as per estimate. (iii) Water Supply: Depositing amount as per estimate. 6. Procedure for obtaining building permission and commencement certificate. 6.1 Notice - Every persons who intend to carry out development and erect, re-erect or make alterations in any place, in a building or demolish any building shall give notice in writing to the Authority of his said intention in the prescribed form (see appendix 'A') and such notice shall be accompanied by plans and statements in sufficient copies (see rule 6.1.1) as required under 6.2 and 6.3. The plans may be ordinary prints on Ferro paper or any other type. Provided, however, that in the case of change in the use of land or building not entailing any construction work the owner shall submit a 14
  • 15. copy of the sanctioned plan of the premises in which the change in use is proposed showing the original and proposed uses. 6.1.1 Copies of Plans and Statements - Normally 4 copies of plans and statements shall be made available along with the notice. In case of building schemes, where the clearance is required, from other agencies like Nasik Fire Service (see rule 6.2.6.1) and others, number of copies of plans required shall be as decided by the Authority. 6.2 Information Accompanying Notice - The notice shall be accompanied by the key (location plan) site plan, sub-division plan, building plan, service plans, specifications and certificate of supervision and ownership title as prescribed in 6.2.1 to 6.2.12) 6.2.1 Size of Drawing Sheets and Colouring of Plans. 6.2.1.1 The size of drawing sheets shall be any of those specified in table 1. Marginal variation shall be overlooked. 6.2.1.2 Colouring Notations for Plans - The plans shall be coloured as specified in Table 2. Further prints of plans shall be on one side of paper only. 6.2.1.3 Dimensions - All dimensions shall be indicated in metric units. TABLE I Drawing Sheet Sizes Sr. No. Designation Trimmed size in mm. 1 2 3 1 A O 841 X 1189 2 A 1 594 X 841 3 A 2 420 X 594 4 A 3 297 X 420 5 A 4 210 X 297 6 A 5 148 X 210 6.2.2 Ownership Title - Every application for a building permission and commencement certificate shall be accompanied by the following for verifying the proof of ownership. (i) Attested copy of original Sale / Lease Deed. OR (i) Latest 7/12 extracts and/or the property register card; and (ii) Other documents if required by the Authority. TABLE 2 Colouring of Plans (Rule 6.2.1.2) Building PlanSr. No Item White plan Site plan Blue Print Ammonia Print White plan Blue print Ammonia print 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 Plot Thick Thick Thick Thick Thick Thick Lines Black black black Black Black Black 2 Existing Green Green Green -- -- -- street 3 Future Green Green Green -- -- -- street dotted dotted dotted if any 15
  • 16. 4 Permissible Thick Thick Thick -- -- -- building dotted dotted dotted black black black 5 Open -- -- No -- -- -- spaces colour 6 Existing Black White Blue Black White Blue work (outline) 7 Work .. Yellow Yellow Yellow Yellow Yellow Yellow proposed hatched hatched hatched hatched hatched hatched to be demolished 8 Proposed .. Red Red Red Red Red Red work filled in 9 Drainage .. Red Red Red Red Red Red and dotted dotted dotted dotted dotted dotted sewerage work 10 Water .. Black Black Black Black Black Black supply dotted dotted dotted dotted dotted dotted work. thin thin thin thin thin thin 11 Deviations .. Red Red Red Red Red Red hatched hatched hatched hatched hatched hatched 12 Recreation.. Green Green Green Green Green Green ground wash wash wash wash wash wash 6.2.3 Key Plan (or Location) Plan - A key plan drawn to a scale of not less than 1:10000 shall be submitted along with the application for a building permission and commencement certificate showing the boundary locations of the site with respect to neighbourhood land marks, if required by the Authority. 6.2.4 Site Plan - The site plan sent with an application for permission shall be drawn to a scale of 1:500 and shall show :- (a) the boundaries of the site and of any contiguous land belonging to the owner thereof; Note: to indicate details of site/building plan in proforma II of Appendix 'A'; (b) the position of the site in relation to the neighbouring street; (c) the name of the streets in which the building is proposed to be situated, if any; (d) the position of the building and of all other buildings (if any) which the applicant intends to erect upon his contiguous land referred to in (a) in relation to; (i) the boundaries of the site and in case where the site has been partitioned, the boundaries of the portion owned by the applicant and also of the portions owned by others, (ii) all adjacent streets buildings (with number of storeys and height) and premises within a distance, of 12 M of the site and of the contiguous land (if any) referred to in (a); and (iii) if there is no street within a distance of 12 M of the site, the nearest existing street; (e) all existing buildings standings on, over or under the site; (f) the means of access from the street to the building, and to all other buildings (if any) which the applicant intends to erect upon his contiguous land referred to in (a); (g) Space to be left about the building to secure a free circulation of air, admission of light and access for scavenging purposes; 16
  • 17. (h) the width of the street (if any) in front of the street (if any) at the side or rear of the buildings; (i) the direction of north point relative to the plan of the buildings; (j) any existing physical features, such as wells, drains, trees etc. (k) the ground area of the whole property and the break up of covered area of each floor with the calculations for percentages covered in each floor in terms of the total area of the plot as required under the rules governing the coverage of the areas; (l) aerial, electrical supply line, water supply and drainage line; (m) such other particulars as may be prescribed by the Authority. 6.2.5 Sub-division Layout Plan - In the case of development work, the notice shall be accompanied by the Sub-division layout plan which shall be drawn on a scale not less than 1:500 containing the following: - (a) scale used and North point; (b) the location of all proposed and existing roads with their existing/proposed/prescribed widths within the land; (c) Dimensions of plot; (d) the location of drains, sewers, public facilities and services and electrical lines, etc.; (e) Table indicating size, area, of all the plots in the sub-division layout plan; (f) A statement indicating the total area of the site, area utilised under roads, open spaces for parks, playgrounds, recreation places and development plan reservations, schools, shopping and other public places along with their percentage with reference to the total area of the site proposed to be sub-divided; (g) In case of plots which are sub-divided in built-up areas in addition to the above, the means of access to the sub-division from existing streets. 6.2.6 Building Plan - The plans of the buildings and elevations and sections accompanying the notice shall be drawn to a scale of 1:100. The building plan shall; (a) Include floor plans of all the floors together with the covered area clearly indicating the sizes of rooms, and the positions and width of staircase, ramps, and other exit ways, liftwells, lift machine rooms and lift pit details. It shall also include ground floor plans as well as basement plans. The details of parking space to be provided around and within the building as also the access ways and the appurtenant open spaces with projections in dotted lines, distance from any building existing on the plot in figured dimensions along with accessory buildings shall be shown on separate site plan sheet to a scale of 1:500. * Note : To indicate in proforma I in appendix ' A'. However, in the case of a cluster of buildings on same site, the details of parking space provided around and within the building as also the access ways and the appurtenant open spaces with projections in dotted lines, distance from any building existing on plot in figured dimensions along with accessory buildings can be shown on separate site plan sheet to scale 1:500. (b) show the use or occupancy of all parts of the building, (c) show exact location of essential services, for example, WC, sink, bath and the like. (d) include sectional drawings of the buildings showing all sectional details. (e) show all street elevations. (f) indicate details of basket privy (served privy) if any. (g) give dimensions of the projected portions beyond the permissible building line. 17
  • 18. (h) include terrace plan indicating the drainage and the slope of the roof. (i) give indications of the north point relative to the plan, and. (j) give dimensions and details of door, windows and ventilators. (k) such other particulars as may prescribed by the Authority. 6.2.6.1 Building Plans for Special Buildings - For special buildings like assembly, institutional industrial, storage and hazardous and mixed occupancies with any of the aforesaid occupancies housing area more than 150 sq.m. The following additional information shall be furnished/indicated in the building plans in addition to the items (a) to (k) of rule 6.2.6. (a) access to the fire appliances /vehicles with details of vehicular turning circle and clear motorable access way around the buildings; (b) size (width) of main and alternate staircases alongwith balcony approach, corridor, ventilated lobby approach; (c) location and details of lift enclosures; (d) location and size of fire lift; (e) smoke stop lobby/door where provided; (f) refuse chutes, refuse chamber, service duct etc.; (g) vehicular parking spaces; (h) refuse area if any; (i) details of building services air conditioning system with position of fire dampers, mechanical ventilation systems electrical services, boilers, gas pipes etc.; (j) details of exit including provisions of ramps etc. for hospitals and special risks; (k) Location of generator, transformer and switch gear room; (l) Smoke exhauster system if any; (m) details of fire alarm system network; (n) location of centralized control, connecting all fire alarm system built in fire protection arrangement and public address system etc.; (o) location and dimensions of static water storage tank and pump room along with fire service inlets for mobile pump and water storage tank; (p) Location and details of fixed fire protection installations such as sprinkler's, wet risers, hose reels, drenches, Co 1/2 installations, etc. and; (q) Location and details of first aid fire fighting equipment/installations. 6.2.7 Services Plan - Plans, elevations and sections of private water supply sewage disposal system and details of building services, where required by the Authority shall be made available on a scale not less than 1:100. 6.2.8 Specifications - General specifications of the proposed construction giving type and grade of materials to be used in the form of given in Appendix 'A' duly signed by licensed architect/engineer/structural engineer/supervisor as the case may be shall accompany the notice. 6.2.9 Supervision - The notice shall be further accompanied by a certificate of supervision in the prescribed form given in Appendix 'B' by the licensed architect/engineer/structural engineer/supervisor as the case may be. In the event of the said licensed technical/personnel ceasing to be employed for the development work the further development work shall stand suspended till a new licensed technical personnel is appointed and his certificate of supervision alongwith a certificate for the previous work erected either from the old architect or the new architect is accepted by the Authority. 18
  • 19. 6.2.10 Building Permission Fee - The notice shall be accompanied by an attested copy of receipt of payment of building permit application fee. 6.2.11 Security Deposit fee - For ensuring the faithful compliance of rules and the directions given in the sanctioned plan and other terms and conditions, a security fee shall be charged at rates as specified by the Authority. The same shall be returned to the owner after submitting the completion certificate of the building. 6.2.12 Clearance Certificate for Tax arrears - The notice shall also be accompanied by an attested copy of clearance from the Assessment Department of Municipal Corporation for payment of tax arrears, where applicable. 6.2.13 No Objection Certificates - In case of certain occupancies requiring clearance of the Authorities like civilization authorities, railways, Directors of Industries, Maharashtra Prevention of Water Pollution Board, District Magistrate, Inspectorates of Boilers and Smoke Nuisance, etc., the relevant 'no objection certificates' from these authorities applicable to the occupancy shall also accompany the application, Provided, in exceptional cases the 'no objection certificates' may be produced subsequently but in no case before commencement of any sort of construction. 6.2.14 Fire Prevention Fund: For a building having height more than 15 m and for special buildings like public assembly, institution, industrial, storage and hazardous occupancies, fire prevention fund at the rate of Rs.10/- per sq.mt. of proposed built-up area (Min. Rs.5000/-) shall be recovered. 6.3 Signing the Plans - All the plans shall be duly signed by the owner and the licensed architect/engineer/structural engineer / supervisor as the case may be and shall indicate their names, addresses and license numbers allotted by the Authority. Note: To indicate on plans as in pro forma II in Appendix 'A'. 6.4 Qualifications and Competence of the Licensed Engineer/Architect/Structural Engineer/Supervisor - Architects, Engineers, Structural Engineers and Supervisors referred to under rules 6.2.5, 6.2.6 and 6.3 shall be licensed by the Authority as competent to do the various works as given in Appendix 'C'. The qualifications and procedure for licensing the engineers, structural engineers and supervisors shall be as given in Appendix 'C'. 6.5 Schedule of Fees - The scale of fee for development of land/sub-division/layout of land and building permissions for various kinds of buildings shall be as determined/prescribed by the Municipal Corporation of the City of Nasik from time to time. 6.6 Delegation of and Discretionary Powers: 6.6.1 Delegation of Powers - Any of the powers, duties or functions, conferred or imposed upon and vested in the Commissioner by any of the forgoing rules may by exercised, performed or discharged under the Commissioner's control and subject to his revision and to such conditions and limitations, if any as shall think fit to prescribe, by any municipal officer, whom the commissioner generally or specially empowers in writing in this behalf and in each of the said rules the word “Commissioner” shall to the extent to which any municipal officer is so empowered be deemed to include such officer. 6.6.2 Discretionary Powers - (a) In conformity with the intent and spirit of these rules, the Commissioner may :- (i) Decide on matters where it is alleged that there is an error in any order, requirement, decision determination or interpretation made by him in the application of these rules; (ii) Determines and establish the location of zonal boundaries in exceptional cases, or in cases of doubt or controversy; 19
  • 20. (iii) Interpret the provisions of these rules where the streets layout actually on the ground varies from the streets layout shown on the development plan; (iv) Modify the limit of a zone where the boundary line of the zone divides a plot; and (v) Authorise the operational construction of public service building or use of undertaking for public utility purposes only, where he finds such and authorisation to be reasonably necessary for the public convenience and welfare even if it is not permitted in any land use classification. (b) In specific cases where a clearly demonstrable hardship is caused the Commissioner may by special written permission and for reason to be recorded in writing :- (i) Permit any of the dimensions/provisions prescribed by these rules to be modified or relaxed provided the relaxation sought for does not violate the health, safety against fire, structure safety and public safety of the inhabitants, the buildings, and the neighbourhood. Provided that no relaxation of F.S.I. will be permitted unless it is a case involving marginal increase in F.S.I. which has been caused in circumstances which do not reveal foul play or deliberate violation of F.S.I. rules. Provided further that while granting permission as above, the Municipal Commissioner may impose condition regarding obligation of claim of compensation, payment of a deposit and its forfeiture for non-compliance and payment of premium amount. (c) If any question or dispute arises with regard to the interpretation of any of these regulations the matter shall be referred to the State Government which after considering the matter and if necessary, after giving hearing to the parties shall give a decision, on the interpretation of the provision of these regulations. The decision of the Government on the interpretation of these regulation shall be final and binding on the concern party or parties. 6.7 Grant of Permission or Refusal: 6.7.1 The authority may either sanction or refuse the plans and specifications or may sanction them with such modifications or directions as it may deem necessary and thereupon shall communicate its decision to the person giving the notice in the prescribed form given in appendix 'D' and 'E'. 6.7.2 If within 60 days of the receipt of the notice under 6.1 of the rule, the authority fails to intimate in writing to the person, who has given the notice, of its refusal or sanction, the notice with its plans and statements shall be deemed to have been sanctioned, provided nothing shall be constructed to authorise any person to do anything on the site of the work in contravention of or against the term of lease or titles of General Power or Attorney of the land or against any regulations, rules or ordinance. 6.7.3 Once the plan has been scrutinized and objections have been pointed out, the owner giving notice shall modify the plans, comply with the objections raised and re-submit it. No new objections may generally be raised when they are re-submitted after compliance of earlier objections. The authority shall scrutinize the re-submitted plan and if there be further objections, the plan shall be rejected. 6.8 Revocation of Permission: 6.8.1 In addition to the provisions of section 51 of Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act, 1966, the Authority may revoke any building permission issued under the provisions of the rules, wherever there has been any false statement or any 20
  • 21. misrepresentation of material fact in the application on which the building permission was based, and the whole work shall be treated as unauthorized. In the case of revocation of permission based on false statements or any material mis- representation of fact in the application, no compensation should be paid. 7. Procedure during Construction: 7.1 Notice for Commencement of Work - Within one year from the date of sanction of building permission, the owner shall commence the work for which the building permission has been awarded. The owner shall give notice to the Authority of the intention to start work on the building site in the proforma given in Appendix 'F'. The owner shall commence the work after 7 days from the receipt of such notice by the Authority. In case of inspection/direction by the Authority within 7 days, the work may be commenced earlier. 7.2 Documents on/at Site - 7.2.1 Where tests of any materials are made to ensure conformity with the requirements of the rules records of the test data shall be kept available for inspection during the construction of the building and for such a period thereafter as required by the Authority. 7.2.2 The persons to whom a permission issued shall during construction keep : Posted in a conspicuous place on the site in respect of which the permission was issued, a copy of the building permission; and a copy of the approved drawings and specifications referred to in rule 6 on the site in respect of which the permit was issued. 7.3 Checking of Plinth/Columns upto Plinth Level - The owner shall give notice in prescribed form given in appendix 'G' to the Authority after the completion of the work upto plinth level with a view to enable the Authority to ensure that the work is carried out in accordance with the sanctioned plans. The Authority shall carry out inspection within seven days from the receipt of such notice and give them permission for carrying out further construction work as per sanctioned plans in prescribed pro forma given in appendix 'H'. Within the above period if the permission is not refused, the permission shall be deemed to have been given. 7.4 Deviations during Construction - If during the construction of a building, any departure which is not of a substantial nature from the sanctioned plan is intended to be made by way of addition which does not violate any provisions regarding general building requirements, structural stability and fire safety requirements of the rules, alteration may be made and sanction of the Authority shall be obtained immediately and in any case before application for occupation certificate and the procedure laid down for original plans shall apply to all such amended plans except the building permission fee. Provided further that if any such alterations are likely to result in increasing the number of tenements, the built-over area/F.S.I. or change in the marginal open spaces or the height of the building no such alteration shall be carried out unless sanction to the amended plans in first obtained. 7.5 Completion Certificate - The owner through the licensed architect, engineer, structural engineer, as the case may be, who has supervised the construction shall give notice to the Authority regarding completion of work described in the building permission. The completion certificate shall be submitted in the prescribed pro forma given in appendix 'J' and shall be accompanied by three set of a completion plan. 7.6 Occupancy Certificate - The Authority, on receipt of the completion certificate, shall inspect the work and sanction or refuse an occupancy certificate, in the pro forma 21
  • 22. given in appendix 'K' within 2 days from the date of receipt of completion certificate, after which period it shall be deemed to have been approved by the Authority for occupation provided the building has been constructed as per the sanctioned plans. Where the occupancy certificate is refused, the various reasons shall be quoted for rejection at the first instance itself. 7.6.1 Part Occupancy Certificate - Upon the request of the holder of the building permit, the authority may issue a part occupancy certificate for a building or part thereof, before completion of the entire work as per building permission provided sufficient precautionary measures are taken by the holder of the building permission to ensure public safety and health safety. The part occupancy certificate shall be given by Authority subject to the owner identifying the Authority as per the pro forma given in Appendix 'L'. 7.6.2 Occupancy Certificate (Fire Point of View) - In the case of building identified in rule no 6.2.6.1 the work shall also be subject to the inspection of the Chief Fire Officer/Fire Superintendent/Fire Brigade and the occupancy certificate shall be issued by the Authority only after the clearance from the Chief Fire Officer regarding the completion of the work from the fire protection point of view. 8. Inspection: 8.1 The authority shall have the power to carry out inspection of the work at various stages to ascertain whether the work is proceeding as per the provisions of the rules and sanctioned plan. Section 458 (5) of the B.P.M.C. Act, 1949 shall apply for the procedure for inspection by the Authority and for action to be taken by Authority arising out of the inspection carried out. PART II GENERAL BUILDING REQUIREMENTS 9. Requirements of Sites: 9.1 No piece of land shall be used as a site for construction of building; If the Authority considers that the site is in sanitary or that it is dangerous to construct a building on it. If the site is adjacent to any water sources shown on the development plan. Provided however, that the Corporation may allow the construction of building in such a site after determining the waterway required and subject to the condition that a retaining wall (or such other protection work) is constructed by the applicant at his cost at the edge of such waterway. Provided further that where a water source passes through a low lying land without well-defined bank, the owner of the property may be permitted by the Authority to restrict or divert the water source to and alignment and cross section as determined by the Authority. Notwithstanding the above, the Authority shall be entitled to take cognizance of the existence of all water sources whether shown on the development plan or not while sanctioning layouts and no persons shall take any action without the permission of the Authority which results in reducing the waterway or closing or filling-up of any existing water source. (c) If the site is not drained properly or is incapable of being well drained. If the owner of the building has not shown to the satisfaction of the Authority all the measures required to safeguard the construction from constantly getting damp. 22
  • 23. If the building is for assembly use for cinemas and theatres as well as for public worship which has not been previously approved by the authority OR designated on Development Plan. If the building is proposed on any area filled up with carcasses, excreta, filthy and offensive matter till the production of certificate from the Health Officer and Corporation Engineer to the effect that it is from the health and sanitary point of view fit to be built upon. If the use of the said site is for the purpose, which in the opinion of the Authority will be a source of annoyance to the health and comfort of the inhabitants of the neighbourhood. If the development work relates to an industrial building, it shall be accompanied by a 'no objection certificate' of the Industrial Development Department of the Government of Maharashtra. If the building is nearer than 24.2 m. from the center line of the National Highway, State Highway or Major District Road in case of residential buildings and 36.5 m. in case of other buildings or any other provisions of Ribbon Development Rules. If the plot has not been approved as a building site either by Authority or City Improvement Trust Board or Planning Authority. If the proposed occupancy of the building on the site does not conform to the land use proposals in the development plans or Zoning Regulations. If the level of the site is less than prescribed Datum level depending on the topography and drainage aspects. 9.2 Distance of site from Power Lines - Vertically + Horizontally - No verandah, balcony or the like shall be allowed to be erected or re-erected or any additions or alterations made to a building on a site within the distance quoted below in accordance with the current Indian Electricity Rules and its amendments from time to time between the building and any overhead electric supply line: - Vertically- M. Horizontally- M. (a) Low and medium voltage lines and Service lines 2.5 1.2 (b) High voltage lines upto including 33,000 V. 3.7 2.0 (c) Extra high voltage beyond 33,000 V. 3.7 2.0 (Plus 0.3 m for (plus 0.3 m for every additional every additional 33,000 V.or part 33,000 V.or part thereof) thereof) 9.2.1 The minimum clearance ............ specified in clause 9.2 above shall be measured from maximum sag for vertical clearance and from maximum deflection due to wind pressure for horizontal clearance. 10. Means of Access: 10.1 Who must have? Every building existing or proposed shall have public or internal means of access as required in these rules. 10.2 Encroachment: Every person who erects a building shall not at any time erect or cause or permit to erect or re-erect any building, which in any way encroaches upon or diminishes the area set apart as means of access. 10.3 Public means of access - The plots shall abut on public means of access like street/roads. Plots which do not abut on a street shall abut/front on public means of access, the width and other requirements of which shall be as given below in Table 3. TABLE 3 23
  • 24. Sr. No. Width of public means Length of public means of access in M. of access in M. 1 2 3 (i) 7.50 150 (ii) 9.00 300 (iii) 12.00 Above 300 Note - If the development is only one on side of the means of access the above prescribed widths may be reduced by one meter in each case. If the public means of access is in the torn of a loop, half the total length of the loop shall be considered for determining the corresponding minimum width of the public means of access. Minimum Roads width for Commercials/Industrials Layouts shall be given below :- Sr.No. Length in Mtr. Width in Mtr. 1 Upto 150 mt. 12 mt. Above 150 mt. 15 mt. 4. In cases of group housing schemes/row housing schemes minimum width of internal means of access shall be as under. Maximum length of Minimum width access (m) (m) 50 3 100 4.5 150 6 225 7.5 300 9 Above 300 As per Table 3. Access below 6 m. width, not being public means of access shall be constructed and maintained by the owners/occupants to the satisfaction of the Authority. In no case development on plots shall be permitted unless it is accessible by a public street of widths not less than 6 m. provided further that for all industrial buildings, theatres, cinema houses, assembly halls, stadia, educational buildings, markets, other buildings, which attract large crowd, the means of access shall not be less than 12 m. serving upto a length 200 m and for length higher than 200 m. the width shall not be less than 15 m. Further in no case shall means of access be lesser in width than the internal access ways in layouts and sub-division. 10.3.1 Pathways - The approach to the buildings from road/street, internal means of access shall be through paved pathway of width not less than 1.5 m. provided its length is not more than 20 m. from the main/internal means of access. Provided further that there is a minimum set back of 1 m. between the edge of the pathway and front wall of the building. 10.3.1.1 In case of special housing schemes for low income group and economically weaker section of society developed unto two stories row housing scheme, the pathway width shall be 1.5m.which shall not serve more than 50m. and 8 plots on each side of pathway, provided that there is a minimum set back of 1m.between the edge of the pathway and front wall of the building. 10.3.2 Length Measurement - The length of the means of access shall be determined by the distance from the further plot (building) to the public street. The length of the subsidiary access-way shall be measured from the point of its origin to the next wider 24
  • 25. road on which it meets, provided that in the case of a 'U' loop the length shall be considered as half the length of the loop. Wider than Required - In the interest of general development of an area the Authority may require the means of access to be of larger width than that required under rule no. 10.3 If such means of access is required to be continued for development of the adjoining properties the Authority may insists on such provision. In a layout or sub-division if the owner/developer proposes to provide internal layout roads (other than D.P.roads) having width more than what is required as per the planning norms spelt out in these regulations, then he may be allowed to utilise additional FSI equlivent to the area covered under extra road width subject to the following conditions: The benefit of this facility shall be made effective prospectively and in any case old cases shall not be reopened. The extra FSI shall be utilised anywhere in the same layout subject to the other provisions of these regulations. The benefit of FSI over the extra width shall not be given for the roads where roads width is otherwise required to be maintained as per the approved layouts of the adjoining lands. The FSI benefit shall be given for only those roads which are essential from traffic circulation point of view. 10.3.4 Private to Public - In case where a private passage is unrestrictedly used by public for more than 10 years as a means of access of width not less 9.0 m. to a number of plots, the Commissioner may with the sanction of the Corporation/standing committee improve the passage at the Municipal cost and thereafter take steps under the provisions of Bombay Provisional Municipal Corporation Act to declare it as a public street, subject to the provisions of sections 223 and 224 of the Bombay Provisional Municipal Corporation Act, 1949. 10.3.5 Narrow, Setbacks - In Gaothan areas in the case of plots facing street/means of access less than 4.5 m. in width, the building shall be set back by 2.25 m. from the center line of street/means of access of a length not exceeding 100 m. and by 3.0 m. from the center line of the street/means of access way of a length of 100 m. and above, to give rise to a new street/means of access way width of 4.5 m./ 6 m. respectively. 10.4 Ideal - Means of access shall be free of encroachment by any structure or fixture so as not to reduce its width below the minimum required under rule no. 10.3 and shall be maintained in a condition to the satisfaction of the Authority. 10.4.1 Responsibilities of Adjoining Land Owner - If any private street or any other means of access to a building be not leveled, metalled flagged or paved, sewered, drained, channeled, lighted or laid with water supply line or provided with trees for shade to the satisfaction of the authority, he may, by written notice require the owner or owners of the several premises fronting or adjoining the said street or other means of access or abutting thereon or to which access is obtained through such street or other means of access or which shall benefit by works executed to carry out or any or more of the aforesaid requirements in such manner as he shall direct. 10.4.2 Obstruction - If any structure or fixture is set upon a means of access so as to reduce its width below the minimum required, the authority may remove the same further and recover the expenses so incurred from the owner. Access from Highways / Important Roads - No premises other than highway amenities like petrol pumps, motek, etc. shall have and access direct from highways and such other roads having a width of 30 m. or more. The above will be subject to the provisions of the State Highway Act, 1955 and National Highway Act, 1956, provided that in 25
  • 26. suitable cases, the Planning Authority may suspend the operation of this rule till service roads are provided. For Special Category Building - For buildings identified in rule no. 6.2.6.1, the following additional provisions of means of access shall be ensured :- The width of the main street on which the building abuts shall not be less than 12 meters and one end of this street shall join another street of width not less than 12 m. in width (See rule no. 10.3). The approach to the building and open spaces on its all sides upto 6 m. width and the layout for the same shall be done in consultation with the Head of the Nashik City Fire Brigade and the same shall be of hard surface capable of taking the weight of fire engine weighing upto 18 tonnes. The said open space shall be kept free of obstructions and shall be motorable. Main entrance to the plot shall be of adequate width to allow easy access to the fire engine and in no case it shall measure less than 4.5 meters. The entrance gate shall fold back against the compound wall of the premises, thus leaving the exterior access way within the plot free for movement of fire service vehicles. If main entrance at boundary wall is built over, the minimum clearance shall be 4.5 m. Rules for development of land into land sub-division and layout - 11.1 Layouts or sub-division proposed shall be submitted for the following: - (i) When more than one building is proposed on any land excepting for accessory buildings in the case of residential buildings, the owner of the land shall submit proposal for proper layout of the building of sub-division of his entire continuous holding. (ii) When development and re-development of any tract of land which includes division and sub-division into plots for various land uses within a colony. (iii) Development permission for land shall be considered in a two-step. Viz. Tentative and Final Approval as per the terms and conditions specified by planning authority. 11.2 Roads/Streets in Land Sub-Division or Layout: 11.2.1 Required Road Widths - The width of roads/streets/public and internal access way including pathway shall conform to provisions of rule no. 10.3 to 10.5. 11.2.2 Cul-De-Sacs - In addition to the provisions of rule no.10.3, Cul-de-sacs giving access to plots and extending upto 150 m. normally and 275 m. maximum with an additional turning space at 150 m. will be allowed only in residential areas, provided cul-de-sacs would be permissible only on straight roads and further provided that the cul-de-sacs and shall be higher in level than the level of starting point of such dead and roads. The turning space in which case shall be not less than 81 sq.m. in area with a maximum width of 9 m. 11.2.3 Intersection of Roads - At junctions of roads meeting at right angles, the rounding off of intersection shall be done, unless otherwise directed by the Authority, with the tangent length from the point of intersection to the curve being 1/2 the road width across the direction of tangent as given below: - 26
  • 27. 11.2.3.1 For junctions of roads meeting at other than right angles, the rounding off or cut off or similar treatment shall be done, to the approval of the Authority, depending upon the widths of roads, the traffic generated, the sighting angles, etc. 11.3 Open Spaces: In any layout or sub-division of land admeasuring upto 0.4 H. no open space is required. For layout or sub-divisions of land admeasuring above 0.4 H. 10 per cent of the entire holding recreation O/S shall be provided which shall be as far as possible, be provided in one place. However, if more O/S are provided none shall be less than 400 sq.m. 11.3.1.1 Minimum Size - No such recreational spaces shall admeasure less than 400 Sq.M. 11.3.1.2 Minimum Dimension - The minimum dimension of such recreational space shall in no case be less than 7.5 m. on any side and if the average width of such recreational space is less than 24 m. the length thereof shall not exceed 2 1/2 times the average width. 11.3.1.3 Structures to be Permitted - The structures to be permitted in the open spaces shall be as per following provisions: There shall be single storeyed structure with maximum built-up area not exceeding 10% of open space. This shall be subject to maximum of 200 sq.m. This facility shall be available for open space having an area 500 sq.m. and above only. The structures shall be used for the purpose of pavilion or gymnasium or other activity which are related to open spaces; and No detached toilet block shall be permitted. Electric sub-station - In every case of development/re-development of any land, building or premises, provision for electric sub-stations may be permitted as under if the requirement for the same is considered necessary by the concerned power supply authority. Sr.No. Plot Area Maximum requirements Depending on land 1 Plot upto 500 sq.m. One single transformer each sub-station of the size of 5m. X 5m. and height of not more than 5m. 2 Plot of 501 sq.m. One single transformer to 1500 sq.m. sub-station of the size of 8m. X 5m. and height of not more than 5m. 3 Plot of 1501 sq.m. One single transformer 27
  • 28. To 3000 sq.m. sub-station of the size of 12m. X 5.5m. and height of not more than 5m. 4 Plot of 3001 sq.m. Two numbers, single or to 2 ha. two transformers sub-station or combination Thereof of the size Stipulated in serial No.3 above. 5 Layout or sub-division A suitable site for an electric of a plot measuring sub-station (11kv/33kv/110kv.) 2 ha. or more. as decided by the Commissioner. Provided that the sub-station is constructed in such a manner that it is away from main building at a distance of at least 3 mt. And in general does not affect the required side margin open spaces or prescribed width or internal access or larger open space or as may be decided by the Commissioner. Note: This would be exempted from F.S.I./Built-Up area calculation. Every such plot and recreational open space shall have an independent means of access. 11.3.1.4 Handing over area under Roads and Outstanding - Whenever called upon by the planning authority to do so under provisions of section 202,203 of B.P.M.C.Act, 1949 areas under roads and open spaces in rule no 10.3 to 10.5 and 11.3 shall be handed over to the planning authority after development of the same, for which nominal amount (of Re.1) shall be paid by the planning authority. In case of the owners who undertake to develop the open spaces for bonafide reasons as recreational community open spaces, the authority may permit the owner to develop the open space unless the authority is convinced that there is misuse of open spaces in which case the authority shall take over the land. 11.3.2 In the case of sub-division of land in industrial zones of area 0.8 hect. Or more, 5% of the total area shall be reserved as amenity open space which shall also serve as a general parking space, when such amenity open space exceeds 1500 sq.m. and the excess area could be utilised for the construction of buildings for banks, canteens, welfare centers and such other common purposes, considered necessary for the industrial user, as approved by the authority. 11.3.2.1 Further in all industrial plots admeasuring 1000 sq. m. or more in re, 10% of the total area shall be provided as an amenity open space to a maximum of 2500 sq.m. Such an amenity open space shall have a proper means of access and shall be so located that it could be conveniently utilised as such by the persons working in the industry. 11.4 Sizes of Plots: 11.4.1. Low Income Group (L.I.G) - For special housing schemes undertaken by Public Agencies for Low Income Group Economically Weaker Section of the Society and Slum Clearance Schemes, the minimum plot size shall be 30 sq.m. With a minimum width of 3.5 m. 11.4.2 Industrial Zone - The width of plot shall not be less than 15 m. and the size of the plot shall not be less than 300 sq.mt. 11.4.3 Other Buildings - The minimum size of plots for buildings for other uses like business, educational, mercantile, assembly (cinema theatre), mangal karyalaya, petrol filling station etc., shall be as decided by the Authority subject to rule no 11.4.3.1 to 11.4.3.3. 28
  • 29. 11.4.3.1 Cinema Theatres/Assembly Halls - Minimum size of plot for cinema theatres / assembly buildings shall be on the basis of seating capacity of the building at the rate of 3 sq.m. Per seat. 11.4.3.2 Public Entertainment Hall/Mangal Karyalaya: The minimum size of plot shall be less than 1000 sq.m. 11.4.3.3 Petrol Filling Station - The minimum size of the plot shall be: - (a) 30.50 x 16.75 m. in the case of petrol filling station with Kiosk without service bay. (b) 36.5 x 30.5 m. in the case of petrol filling station with service bay. 11.4.4 F.S.I / Built-up Area Calculation on net plot area - For the purpose of F.S.I. / Built- up area calculations, the net area of the plot shall only be considered. In the case of a layout such net area shall be calculated after deducting from the gross area of plot, the areas covered by means of access and secreational space. 11.5 Any layout or sub-division shall take into account the provisions of the development plan and if the land is affected by any reservation including roads for public purposes, the Authority may agree to adjust the location of such reservations to suit the development without altering the area of such reservation, provided that no such shifting of the reservation shall be permitted. 11.6 Convenience Shopping - In the case of layouts or sub-division of areas in access of 2 Ha. In residential and commercial zones, provisions shall be made for convenience shopping. Such shopping area shall not, however, exceed 5 % of the area of the plot. Further, the following provisions shall apply: - The convenience shopping may be distributed within the layout for area, so that it is available within 300 m. from any part of the layout. Such convenience shop shall not have an area more than 20 sq.mt. Each and shall comprise of following shopping activities only - Foodgrain shops (ration shops) and groceries and general provisions. Pan shops. Tobacconist. Shops for collection and distribution of cloths and other materials for cleaning and dyeing establishments. Darners. Tailors Hair dressing saloon and beauty parlors. Bicycles hire and repairs. Vegetable and fruit stalls. Milk shops. Floweriest. Bangles and other articles needed by women. Small bakeries. Newspaper stalls. Books and stationery etc. Medicine and chemist shops. The Municipal Commissioner may from time to time add to, alter or amend the above list. 11.7 Amenity space: In every layout of 3 ha. or more 5 % of the total area shall be provided as amenity plot. While developing this amenity plot 20 percent of its area shall be earmarked for open parking space. The remaining area of this amenity plot can be developed by the owner or authority with prior approval of the Municipal Commissioner for the purpose of nursery 29
  • 30. schools, police post, Post Office, Bank, Community Centre, Gymnasium, Health Club, Dispensary, Baby Sitter, as may be decided by the Commissioner. 12. Land use Classification and Uses Permitted: 12.1 Land use classification - The various land use classifications shall be in the following zones: (i) Residential Zone Residential (R-1) Residential (R-2) (ii) Commercial Zone Commercial area (C) (iii) Industrial Zone Industrial Area (I) (iv) Agricultural Zone No Development Zone Green Belt (v) Reservations. Land uses and the manner of development: The uses of all lands situated within the municipal limits of corporation, which have been allocated, designated or reserved for certain purposes in the development plan, shall be regulated in regard to type and manner of development/re-development, according to table hereunder : TABLE LAND USES AND THE MANNER OF DEVELOPMENT Sr.No 1 Use (Allocation, designation or reservation) 2 Person/Authority who may develop 3 Condition subject to which development is permissible 4 I Residential (R) Residential (R-1) Residential with shop line (R-2) Public Housing (PH) and Housing for dishoused (HD). Owner Owner Corporation or Public / Semi-public authority or Owner. ----- ----- 1) The Corporation or Public or Semi-Public authority may develop the land after acquiring it in accordance with law, OR 2) If the owner desires to develop his land under reservation, then in the layout of land (i) 50% of the net plotted area shall be kept for maximum plot size upto 100 sq.m. And out of these plots, area of such plots accounting for minimum 10% of gross area shall be handed over to Corporation free of cost. OR (ii) if the owner desires to construct multi storyed buildings 50% of the total permissible floor area shall be 30
  • 31. Municipal Staff Quarters / Municipal Housing. Government Staff Quarter / Housing. Corporation Government or Semi- Govt. organizations. total permissible floor area shall be developed for tenement of 30 sq.m. Size and out of these tenements, such numbers of tenements accounting for 10% of the total permissible floor area shall be handed over to Corporation free of cost. The plots/tenements handed over to Corporation shall be granted to the authorized persons, who have been dis- housed by implementation of the other proposals of development plan. ----- ----- II Commercial (C) (a) (i) Local Commercial (C-1). (ii) District Commercial (C-2). Owner Corporation or Public / Semi-public authority or owner. ----- If Owner develop the land, he shall prepare layout of the land as per the following table : Sr. User % of No. net area 1 Public amenity (fire station, Water reservoir etc.) 15 % 2 Local Commercial use. 30% 3 Shops on ground floor and Office / Residential user on Upper floors. 55% Note: For C-1 and C-2 Zone 1) As far as possible, separate blocks of plots, for various uses such as Full commercial use Building with shops on ground floor and offices / residence on upper floors (mixed use) and Full residential use etc. shall be provided. Minimum plot area for various uses shall be: Full commercial use: 500 sq.m. Mixed use : 250 sq.m. Full residential use: As per Provisions in table 23(1). 3) Minimum width of internal (colony) roads in layout / sub-division shall be as: 31
  • 32. (b) Market and Shopping Center (MSC) Corporation or Owner Corporation or Owner Full commercial use: 12 mtrs. And Mixed uses Full residential uses: As per Provisions in Table 3. 4) For lands admeasuring 3 Ha. Or more 5% Amenity space, as per Rule No.11 (8) will not be necessary in District Commercial Zone (C-2) besides what is provided for as in table for C-2 Zone. 5) For lands admeasuring upto 0.4 Ha. for which 10% recreational open space is observed. However, F.S.I. of such open space shall be granted in same layout subject to the provision in rule No.N-2.10. In such cases, area of recreational open spaces shall be minimum 200 sq.m. 1) Corporation can acquire the land and develop it for reserved purpose OR 2) If the owner desires to develop the land under reservation he will construct / develop market on 20% land and hand it over to Corporation free of cost as per norms and conditions decided by the Municipal Commissioner in respect of design, specification and condition. And landowner can utilise permissible FSI of the total reserved land in remaining land. 1) Corporation can acquire the land and develop it for reserved purpose OR 2) If the owner desires to develop the land under reservation he will hand over 25% of 32
  • 33. Shopping Center (SC) (a) Open market (b) Municipal Market Corporation the total shop are to the Corporation on payment at the rate of construction cost plus 15% of construction cost amount by Corporation or this 25% shop area shall be handed over to Corporation by grating the equivalent additional FSI in lieu of these shops. The 25% shop area to be handed over to Corporation will be decided by the Municipal Commissioner in respect of design, specification and conditions. III Industrial (a) (i) Service Industries (I-1) (ii) General Industries (I-2) (iii) Special Industries (I-3) (b) Industrial Estate (I-E) (c) Service Industrial Estate (SIE) (d) Godown/ Ware-housing/ Cold Storage Owner Owner Owner Public Authority or Owner Public Authority or Owner Public Authority or O The Public Authority may, acquire the land and develop the Industrial Estate. OR The owner may develop the industrial estate on his agreeing to give 25% of the galas to the Corporation for the purpose of rehabilitation of such industries which are to be rehabilitated from non-conforming areas or zones or who are displaced from sites reserved for public purposes or amenities in the development plan or other projects on payment of cost of construction plus 15% of the cost of construction. As above As above 33
  • 34. (e) Transpora- tion, Parking (P) Owner Corporation/ Public Authority / Public Organization/ Owner (1) The Corporation may acquire the land and develop, operate and maintain the parking. OR (2) The land owner or public authority will develop the reservation as per the design, specification and conditions decided by the Divisional Deputy Director of Town Planning and the use permissible in the surrounding area shall be permitted in the land reserved for parking lot within the limit of the permissible F.S.I. IV Public, Semi- Public Institutional (a) Dispensary and Maternity Home (DMH) (b) Hospital (H) Govt. Offices/ Semi Govt. Offices Municipal purpose Corporation or Owner Corporation or Public Authority or Owner Govt. / Semi Govt. Institute/ Corporation (1) The Corporation may acquire, develop and maintain the amenity as a reservation. OR (2) The land owner may develop the reservation as per the design specifications and conditions decided by the Divisional Deputy Director of town Planning. Owner shall hand over the built-up area equivalent to at least 15% of the total area under reservation for dispensary an 25% of the total area for maternity home to Corporation free of cost. If for both there uses there is singular composite reservation, then the built-up area equivalent to at least 20% of the total area under reservation shall be handed over to Corporation free of cost and the owner will be allowed to utilise full permissible F.S.I. of the total area under reservation and the uses permissible in the surrounding area will be permitted in the land under reservation. The development of the reservation will be done as per the norms to be specified by the Divisional Deputy Director of Town Planning in consultation with the Deputy Director of Health of the concern division. V Educational (a) Municipal Primary School Corporation or Owner (for construction purpose only) (1) The Corporation may acquire and develop the reservation. OR 34
  • 35. (b) Private Primary School (c) High School (d) College (e) Polytechnic (f) Technical School Public Authority or Owner -do- -do- -do- -do- (2) The eligible registered educational institute may be permitted to developed the land under reservation. (1) The owner may permitted to develop the land under reservation and run the institution himself or may hand over the same to some authorized educational institutional for functioning. OR (2) The land under reservation can be acquired for eligible educational institution or for running an educational institution the land under reservation can be leased out to some authorized educational institution. VI Assembly and Recreation (a) Cinema Theatre (CTH) (b) Drama Theatre (DTH) (c) Open Air Theatre (d) Children Theatre (e) Museum (f) Gymnasium / Gymkhana (g) Club (h) Swimming Pool (i) Recreational Ground (j) Play Ground (k) Garden (l) Park (m) Sports complex with Shopping center (n) Library (L) Corporation or Owner -do- -do- -do- -do- -do- -do- -do- -do- -do- -do- -do- -do- Corporation or Owner (1) The Corporation or the authorized organization, as required, can acquire the land under reservation and develop the same as per the prevailing development control rules. (2) For the purpose of Cinema Theatre, Drama Theatre and Children’s Theatre it should be designed for at least 300 seats. For redevelopment of Cinema Theatre/ Drama Theatre, 33% of the existing number of seats or above-mentioned 300 seats, whichever is more should be provided. For this purpose if the F.S.I. required is less than the permissible F.S.I. in the land under development, then the remaining F.S.I. shall be utilised for residential, commercial and office purpose, provided the other relevant development control rules are followed. The provision for other allied requirements shall be made as per the norms and conditions decided by the Municipal Commissioner. (1) The Corporation can acquire the land reservation and develop it. OR (2) The owner can be permitted to develop the land under reservation provided the owner will construct the library on the area equivalent to 20% of the land under reservation as per the norms, design, specifications and conditions decided by the Divisional Deputy Director of Town Planning and hand over the same to 35

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