|Apart from the routine planning aspects, the
Planning Department is also engaged in the modifications of the Master Plan
level policy under the DD Act in order to meet the challenges of urban dynamism.Some
of the major recent policy modifications (approved / under consideration)are
as given under:
Allowing Motels in Rural Zones/Green Belt and Commercial Zones on
National Highways and Inter-State Roads in GNCTD
The above notification was issued on 16.6.99. It permits setting
of Motels in Rural zones / Green Belt and in Commercial Zones on
National Highways and inter-state roads (defined to mean a road
which directly connects the National Capital Territory with a neighbouring
state) of a minimum width of 20 mts. or service roads running parallel
|Mixed Land Use
Permissible Mixed Land Use
According to Gazette Notification amending Master Plan of Delhi
(2001), mixed use is allowed in the residential areas in the following
shops (except hazardous, nuisance causing) allowed in residential
premises up to maximum 25 percent of the ground floor coverage,
or 50 square meters of floor area, whichever is less, only on
- Professional offices up to 25 percent of FAR or 100 square meters,
whichever is less, on any floor.
- Vide Gazette Notification dated 11.03.2003, Nursing Homes, Guest
Houses and Banks have been permitted in residential plots having
more than 209 square meters (250 square yards) size and facing
minimum 18 meter wide roads (13.5 meter wide in rehabilitation
colonies and 9 meter wide roads in walled city/ Special Area).
- Non-polluting household industries allowed in residential plots
to the extent of 25 percent of floor space, or 30 square meters,
whichever is less.
Non-Permissible Mixed Land Use
With a view to ensure security, safety and environmental quality,
of residential areas, the following activities are not allowed:-
- Retail shops - building materials, timber, building products,
marble, iron, steel and sand, firewood, coal.
- Repair shops - automobile repair and workshops, cycle rickshaw
repairs, tyre resorting and retreading, battery charging.
- Service shops - flour mills, (more than 3 KW power load), fabrication
- Storage, godown and warehousing
- Manufacturing units (excluding household industry)
- Junk shop
|Permissible Additions/Alterations in
DDA Flats Permissible Additions/Alterations
in DDA Flats
DDA has framed a comprehensive policy and procedure to allow additions/alterations
and additional covered area in DDA flats, which has been approved
by the Government of India.
Under the policy, the following additions/alterations in the flats
constructed by DDA are condonable, for which no action will be taken
under terms and conditions of allotment:
- To convert existing barsati into room provided the wall is made
of only 115 mm thick.
- Grills and glazing in verandah with proper fixing arrangement.
- Raising height of front and rear courtyard wall up to 7 feet
height by putting up jali/fencing.
- Providing door in courtyard whereever not provided.
- Providing sunshades on doors and windows, whereever not provided,
with proper fixing arrangements.
- Closing the door.
- If the bathroom or WC are not having roof, they may be treated
as open urinals and allowed.
- Raising the wall of balcony/terrace/parapet with grill or glazing
up to five feet height.
- Removal of original structure and reconstruction with due permission
in the case of single storied built-up flats only subject to the
satisfaction of building bye-laws and prior approval of the local
- Construction of open staircase (cat-ladder), where no staircase
has been provided for approach to the terrace.
- To put/provide additional PVC water tank at ground floor area
without disturbing the common passage.
- To provide an additional PVC water tank in the scooter/car garage
at the surface level.
- To provide loft/shelf in the rooms without chase in the walls.
- To change the flooring with water-proofing treatment.
- To remove half brick wall (4.5 inches)
- To make a ramp at front gate without disturbing the common passage/storm-water
- To provide sun-shades on the outer windows up to two feet wide
- To provide false ceiling in rooms.
- To make an opening of maximum size of 2.5 feet X 1.75 feet for
exhaust fan or air-conditioner in existing walls.
- Fixing doors in back or front courtyards.
- Converting window into almirah, subject to availability of light
- Shifting of water storage tank/raising of the parapet wall up
to five feet high and putting additional water storage tank at
the location specified subject to capacity of storage of water
limited to 550 litres.
- Shifting of the front glazing doors/windows up to maximum outside
up to existing chajja.
Further, the following items have been permitted, on submission
of the detailed drawings by the allottee, duly certified by Registered
Architect and qualified Structure Engineer.
- Construction of bathroom and WC in the rear courtyard subject
to the condition that the existing services are not affected.
- Covering of the open terrace with sloping roofs up to 9 feet
high with light weight material such as fibre glass/AC sheets/sheets/pipes
and standard angle iron sections etc. and enclosing with glazing.
- Interchange the position of kitchen/bathroom and WC with proper
power connection, subject to structural safety. The consent of
all the affected occupants/allottees shall have to be obtained
prior to such permission.
- Covering of courtyard and roof terrace for which additional
FAR charges are to be paid @ Rs. 450 per square meter of additional
To simplify and expedite the procedure for approvals in such cases,
Architects registered with Council of Architecture under Architects
Act, 1972, have been given the authority to certify plans for their
correctness regarding original construction as well as proposals
being in conformity with building by-laws and to the guidelines
Once the plans with all the documents certified by the Architects
and the Structural Engineer and fees are submitted, they will be
taken on record and treated as permitted.
A Building Plan Fee of Rs. 200/- will be charged for processing
the plans, irrespective of covered area involved. In addition to
this, a charge of Rs. 450/- per square meter will be levied for
additional covered area proposed to be constructed.
To ensure structural safety and proper construction, the Certificate
of Supervision by Architect and Structural Engineer is mandatory,
along with an indemnity bond for structural stability. This will
not be required by those who have given NOC only.
|Suggested Measures for Resettlement
- Identify land in the NCR towns and DMA towns, which are easily
accessible by trasnport routes for resettlement of squatters from
the important project areas / project sites.
- A mix of relocation and in-site rehabilitation.
- Mandatroy provisions of EWS / Janta Category housing in all