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Town Planning

The Town Planning Wing has been established at the Head Quarters to look after the work of perspective planning for establishment of new Urban Estates, planning of commercial areas and research/development of zoning regulations. The wing is headed by a Chief Town Planner (HUDA) who is assisted by Senior Town Planner, District Town Planners, and Assistant Town Planner. The Town Planning Wing has also been entrusted with the job of designing and issue of advertisements in the newspapers regarding floatation of residential/industrial/ institutional sectors in all the Urban Estates, as well as work relating to Group Housing Schemes, Govt. land Schemes and Mandi Townships. 


Regulations & Procedures

        Haryana Urban Development Authority is a prime agency of the State Government engaged in the planned development of urban areas in the state. It undertakes development of land after the same is acquired by the Govt. of Haryana through its Urban Estates department for specific land uses, like residential, Commercial and Industrial etc. in accordance with the provisions of the Development Plans of a particular area.

        The Development Plans are got prepared and published by the Director Town & Country Planning Haryana, in exercise of the powers conferred by Sub-Section 7 of section 5 of the Punjab Scheduled Roads and Controlled Areas (Restriction of Unregulated Development) Act, 1963.

        After acquisition of land, a layout plan is prepared on the basis of a plane table survey of the acquired land, and in accordance with the norms & standards evolved by HUDA for providing a congenial living environment.

        For the purpose of ensuring health and safety of the allottees and for proper aesthetics and a desirable street picture, Haryana Urban Development Authority( Erection of Buildings) Regulations, 1979 have been framed, which besides other design / Structural requirements, specify the proportion of the site which may be covered with building, F.A.R., Max. height etc. in the case of different types of buildings.


  1. Industrial

Maximum permissible coverage on ground

Maximum permissible floor area ratio

Maximum height of the industrial building

60 percent of area of the site

125 per cent

21 meters


  1. Information Technology Industry  

Maximum coverage on ground (percentage of site area)

Maximum permissible floor area ratio (percentage)

Maximum height of  building ( in meters)

40% for new units and 60% for existing industry converting into information Technology units.




  1. Institutions And Other Public Buildings


Area of Plot

Maximum permissible coverage on ground floor

Maximum permissible F.A.R

upto 10,000 Sq. mtrs.

33% of the area of the plot


Above 10,000 Sq. mtrs.

25% of such additional plot



  1. Residential

            (a)   Permissible Maximum Coverage


Area of Site

Maximum permissible coverage on ground ( including ancillary and residential zone)

Maximum permissible coverage on the 1st floor

1.  For the first 225 sq. mtrs. of the total area of the site

60% of the such portion of the site


2.  For the next 225 sq. mts., ie. Portion of the area between 225 and 450 sq. mtrs.

40% of such portion of the site


3.  For the remaining portion of the site. i.e., for the portion of the area exceeding 450 sq. meters.

35% of such portion of the site



              (b)   Permissible FAR and Maximum Height


Area of site / category of plot

Maximum permissible FAR

Maximum permissible Height

6 Marla


11 Mtr.

10 Marla


11 Mtr.

14 Marla


11 Mtr.

1 Kanal


11 Mtr.

2 Kanal


11 Mtr.



  1. Building Application for Construction and Norms of Group Housing Scheme

Before taking up any construction and development works at site, the society/ organization get the building plans approved from concerned Estate officer, HUDA.  The building norms are :



Building Zone

As shown on zoning plan of site allotted to cooperative society /organization


Set backs(including inter se-distances

As per zoning plan or the BIS code as the case may be


Boundary wall/gate

To standard design as specified in zoning plan.


Max. permissible coverage on ground

33.33% of the site on ground and subsequent floors or 35% of the site on  ground floor and 30% on subsequent floors.



175% of the site area.


Population density

100 to 300 persons per acre @ 5 persons per dwelling unit.



Super area of general DUs

Super area of EWS dwelling unit

 76 sq. mts. to 350 sq. mts.


Upto 75 sq. mts.


Max height of building

The limit of the maximum height of the building has been removed. Above 30 mts height, clearance from National Airport Authority of India will be required. More than 60 mts height regarding structural stability, the clearance from the recognized institutions like ITTs, Punjab Engineering College (PEC), regional Engineering College/National Institute of technology etc. and for the fire safety clearance from institute of Fire Engineers, Nagpur will be required.  


Covered parking

In addition to open parking provided, if any, the covered parking per dwelling unit shall be as follows:

Upto 75 sq. mts.          =     06 sq. mts.

Above 76 sq. mts.        =    35 sq. mts.


Parking under stilts and basement

Area under stilts and basement shall not be counted towards F.A.R.


Lifts and stairs

Building more than 15 mts. high shall have provision of adequate number of lifts as per BIS Building Code, in addition to stairs.  For continuous running of lift system provision of power generator run on diesel/petrol or other such fuel shall be made . The height  of the machine room of lift shall be sufficient to allow any portion of equipment to be accessible and removable for repair and replacement and shall be not less than 2.0 mts. from the floor or the platform of machine. 



Ramp shall be optional. If constructed in addition to the lifts and stair cases( as per NBC) will not be counted towards FAR subject to the condition that ground coverage shall not exceed 35% of the site.



A four level basement is permitted within zoned area.   About 15% zoned area may be reserved for generator set for the captive power generation and electrical sub station. This basement area is to be segregated from the main block of the building through a permanent wall. Rest of the area can be used for basement parking purposes only. Entry to the basement shall be from inside of the building 1.5 equivalent Car Space (ECS) for each dwelling unit will be required. Also minimum 75% of car parking is to be provided in the form of covered parking Basement shall not be counted in FAR and shall further be subjected to the restrictions stipulated in the zoning.


Meeting Place

Provision of ?meeting place? may be allowed within prescribed FAR and ground coverage not more than the size of one dwelling unit being constructed by the society/organization.



Organized Children Park


At least equal to 15% of the area of site.


Boosting of drinking


Water for upper floors

The group housing societies/organization shall be responsible for making arrangement for boosting of water for their group housing buildings for drinking and fire purposes.  This shall include the construction of water storage tank at any level and on top of the building as per standard public Health Norms to be approved by Executive Engineer, HUDA.


Provision of letter Boxes

Provision of letter boxes for each dwelling unit proposed in the scheme shall be made at ground floors at the entrance of their respective blocks.


Fire Safety

All buildings shall conforms to the provision of part IV of the BIS (National Building) Code, and shall be provided with adequate arrangements to over come fire hazards to the satisfaction of concerned authorities.


Building Regulations

HUDA (Erection of Buildings) Regulations, 1979 (as amended from time to time) shall apply. The provisions of BIS (National Building Code) shall apply wherever HUDA (Erection of Buildings) Regulations, 1979 and zoning clauses are silent on any aspect. 


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