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Building Bye-Laws in Delhi (1998 Amendments)

Aug 26, 2012

Some of the Useful information on Building Bye-laws of Delhi is given hereunder. These details are after amendments of 1998 approved by Government of India. (This is just reference and should be verified before this information is used for any purpose.)

Permissible Floor Area Ratio For Different Size Of Plots (After 1998 Amendements)

S.No.
Area of PlotMaximum GroundFARNumber ofMax. Height

('Sq. Mtrs.)Coverage %DUs(in Mtrs.)
1
Below 3275225112.5
2
Above 32 to 5075225212.5
3
Above 50 to 10075225312.5
4
Above 100 to 25066.66200312.5
5
Above 250 to 500501503 (4)12.5
6
Above 500 to 1000401206 (8)12.5
7
Above 1000 to 150033.331006 (8)12.5
8
Above 1500 to 225033.331009 (12)12.5
9
Above 2250 to 300033.3310012 (16)12.5
10
Above 3000 to 375033.3310015 (20)12.5
11
Above 375033.3310018 (24)12.5

(i) Levy on the additional FAR to be allowed vide above over the FAR allowed vide Notification dated 15.05.95 including the basement and /or development charges shall be charged at the rates as laid down in the Building Bye-laws or through Government orders and as revised from time to time . (At present it is Rs.450/- per sq. mtr.)

(ii) In case of residential plots above 250 sq. mtrs. Facing 24 mtrs. and above road, (a) the FAR shall be increased by the maximum ground floor coverage , (b) maximum height shall be 15 mtrs. And(c) the number of dwelling units shall be as given in brackets.

Basement :

(1) Basement in case of plotted development if constructed shall not be included in FAR.

(2) Basement area shall not exceed the ground floor coverage and shall be below the Ground floor. Basement area may, however, be extended below the internal courtyard and shaft.

RESIDENTIAL PLOT-GROUP HOUSING the following amendments/additions are made:

Maximum FAR ............................. 167
Maximum height ......................33 mtrs.

Levy on additional FAR and /or development charges for additional FAR shall be charged at the rate as decided by the Government from time to time.

Other controls:

( i ) The net housing density permissible shall be 175 DUs per hectare with a 15% variation on either side . This should be indicated in the Zonal in the Zonal Plan/Layout plan taking into consideration the gross residential density prescribed for the area. At the permissible level, maximum variation in density shall be 5%.

(ii) Additional FAR up to a maximum of 400 sq. mtrs. shall be allowed to cater to Community needs such as Community Hall, Crèche, Library, Reading Room and Society Office .
Professional activity shall be allowed in residential plots and flats on Any floor on the following conditions:

Part of the premises shall be permitted to be used upto a maximum of 25% of Far or 100 sq. mtrs., whichever is less, for non-residential but non-nuisance activities for rendering service based on professional skills.

Farm Houses:

(i) Minimum size of farm house.............................. 0.8 ha.

(ii) Maximum ground coverage ...............................5%

(iii) Maximum FAR .....................................5 (subject to maximum of 500 sq. mtrs. irrespective of the size of the farm )

(iv) Number of storeys........................................... two

(v) Maximum height............................................. 8 mtrs.

All constructions including basement , if any will be counted towards FAR.

Land will be surrendered free of cost for circulation network and infrastructure requirement as per the layout plan by the land owners, allowing them the benefit of FAR on total area.

Levy on additional FAR over and above permitted vide Government of India, Gazette Notification dated 1.8.90 and /or development charges shall be charged at rates to be decided by the Government of India from time to time.