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Ground Coverage for Buildings


Sl. No.
Occupancy or user group
Max. Percentage ground coverage
Plot size upto 200 sqm Plot size 500 sqm or above
1.
Residential
60%
50%
2.
Educational
50%
45%
3.
Institutional
40%
40%
4.
Assembly

40%

40%
5.
Mercantile (retail)
40%
40%
7.
Industrial
40%
40%
8.
Storage
40%
40%
10.
Business
40%
40%
(2) For any other size of the plot in between plot size of 200 sq. m. and 500 sq. m., the percentage coverage shall be calculated by direct interpolation.

(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rule (1), for plots measuring more than 5000 sq. m. in area, the maximum permissible ground coverage shall be 45% for residential building/ buildings and 35% for building/ buildings with other occupancies including mixed occupancy.

(4) For buildings on plots measuring 5000 sq. m, additional ground coverage to the extent of 15% may be allowed for car parking and building services. The additional ground coverage of 15% will be exclusively utilized for car parking, ramps, staircase, lift for upper level car parking and building services such as A.C. plant room, generator room, fire fighting equipments, electrical equipments etc. not exceeding 5% out of such 15% subject to compliance of other relevant rules.