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1. SHORT TITLE : Extent and 2.3 ALTERATION : A change from

Commencement one occupancy to another, or a
structural change such as, an
1.1 These bye-laws shall be called the addition to the built up area or
Ranchi Planning Standards and height, or the removal of part of a
Building Bye-Laws. building or any change to the
structure standing, such as
1.2 They shall apply to all building the construction or cutting into or
activities in areas within the removal of any wall, partition,
jurisdiction of Ranchi Municipal column, beam, joist, floor or other
Corporation, Ranchi (i.e. in short support or a change to closing of
RMC) setup under Ranchi any required means of ingress or
Municipal Corporation (Adoption egress or a change to the fixtures
& Amedment) Act 2001, and as or equipment.
governed by provisions contained
in the Urban Land 2.4 APPROVED : Approved by the
(Ceiling and Regulations) Act, RMC having jurisdiction.
1976 and any other enactment 2.5 AUTHORITY HAVING
framed by Jharkhand Government JURISDICTION : The Authority
from time to time. which has been created by a statue
and which, for the purpose of
1.3 They shall come into force administrating the Bye laws,may
from.................. authorize a committee or an officer
to act on its behalf.
2. DEFINITIONS 2.6 BALCONY : A horizontal
2.0 For the purpose of bye laws the projection of a building, including
following terms/words/expressions a hand rail or balustrate to serve as
shall have the meaning as indicated passage or sitting but place.
against each :-
2.7 BARSATI : A covered space on
2.1 ACT :-RANCHI MUNICIPAL the roof of a building used as
CORPORATION (Adoption & shelter during rains. It will have at
Amedment) ACT 2001 least one side open.


Process of treating atmosphere so lower storeyes of a building partly
as to control simultaneously its or fully below the ground level.
temperature, humidity, cleanliness
and distribution to meet the
requirement of conditioned space.

2.9 BOARD OF APPEALS : A board

as constitute by the RMC. 2.12 BUILDING. HEIGHT OF : The
vertical distance measured, in
2.10 BUILDING : Any structure the case of flat roofs, from the average
for whatsoever purpose and of level of the centre line of the adjoining street
whatsoever materials constructed to the highest point of building adjacent to
and every part thereof whether the street and in the case of pitched roofs,
used as human habitation or not upto the point where the external surface of
and includes foundation, plinth, the outer wall intersects the finished surface
wall including doors,windows and of the sloping roofs, and in the case of
ventilators, floors, roofs, mumty gables facing the road, the mid point
including sky-lights, chimneys, between the caves level and the ridge.
plumbing and building services, Architectural features serving no other
fixedplatforms, verandah, balcony, function including that of decoration shall he
cornice or projection, part of a exempted for the purpose of taking height of
building or anything affixed hereto the building which does not abutt on a street.
or any wall enclosing or intended
to enclose any land or space. 2.13 BUILDING LINE : The lines upto which
However, signs and outdoor the plinth of a building adjoining a street or
display structures shall not be an extension of a street or on a future street
considered as building. may law fully extend. It includes the lines
prescribed in the Ranchi Master Plan or
2.11 Building Activities shall, within especially
the framework and limits of the indicated in any scheme or layout plan or in
UrbanLand (Ceiling and these Bye-Laws.
Regulation) Act, 1976 consist of: 2.14 CABIN : A room constructed with non load
hearing partition/partitions with minimum
(a) erection , re-erection, width of 2.0m provided light and ventilation
making material alteration standards prescribed in these Bye-Laws are
and demolition of any met with or the provision of light and
building ; ventilation is to the satisfaction of the RMC.
(b) development of a large tract 2.15 CHHAJJA : A non accessible sloping or
of land as a composite horizontal structure overhang usually
building scheme, and provided over opening on external walls to
(c) development and provide protection from sun and rain or for
architectural purposes.
redevelopment of any tract
2.16 CHIMNEY : M upright shaft containing
of land which includes
one or more provided for the conveyance to
division and subdivision into the outer atmosphere of any product of
plots for various land uses combustion resulting from the operation of
within a colony. any heat producing appliance or equipment
Note:- Building activity referred Linder employing solid, liquid or gaseous fuel.
(a) and (b) will be covered by
building permit and Building
activity referred under (c) will be
covered by development permit.

2.17 COMBUSTIBLE, MATERIAL : A building meant for the services of the

material, if it burns or adds heat to tire building under consideration.
when tested for combustibility in (e) Atriums open to sky or covered with the
accordance with good practice. 1-or light weight roof member who permits
example : WOOD, PLASTIC etc. light, these shall not be used for F.A.R
2.18 CONVERSI()N : The change of calculations unless the roof top is used
occupancy of premises to an occupancy as a usable floor space.
or use requiring additional occupancy 2.21 DAMP PROOF COURSE: A course
permit. consisting of some appropriate water
2.19 COURT YARD : A space permanently proofing material provided to prevent
open to the sky, enclosed fully or penetration of dampness or moisture.
partially by building and may be at
ground level or any other level but not at 2.22 DETACHED BUILDING : A building
roof level within or adjacent to a whose walls and roofs arc independent
building. of any other building:

2.19(a) Atrium - If more than one storey 2.23.0 DEVELOPMENT : With grammatical
height is covered with fibre glass or like variations means the carrying out of
materials which permits light , should not be building, engineering, mining or other
counted for covered area and F.A.R operations in, or over, or under land or
calculations. If covered with unusable/non- water, or in the use of any building or
accessible RCC roof , the covered atrium area land, and includes redevelopment and
will be counted for area calculation but not for layout an subdivision of any land; and to
F.A.R value.This is done to encourage better develop shall be construed accordingly.
standard of planning for bigger shopping malls.
2.20 COVERED AREA: Area covered under AUTHORITY : An authority as defined
building on all floors but does not by the Jharkhand Regional Development
include the spaces covered by the Authority Act. 2001.
(a) Garden, rockery, well and well 2.24 DRAIN : A line of pipes including all
structures, plants nursery, watcrpool, fittings and equipments, such as
surface water tanks, swimming pool(if manholes. inspection chambers, taps,
uncovered), platform around a tree, tank, gullies and floor traps, used for the
fountain, bench, chabutara with open top drainage of a building, or a number of
and unencloscd on sides by wall. building or yards appurtenant to the
(b) Drainage culvert, conduit, catch pit, Building, within the same curtilagc.
gully pit, chamber, gutter and the likes, Drain shall also include open channels
(c) Compound wall, unstorcycd Porch and used for carrying surface water refuge.
Portico, slide, swing, uncovered stair, 2:25 DRAINAGE : The removal of any liquid
ramps, areas covered by chajja and by a system constructed for this
(d) Watchmans booth, Pumphouse, garbage purpose as defined at 2.22 above.
pidshute, Electric cabin or Substations 2.26 ENCLOSED STAIRCASE : A
and such other utility structures but not a staircase separated by fire resistant
walls from the rest of the building.

Master plan shall be divided by 100,

2.27 EXIT: A passage, channel, means for example FAR in Master plan is
of egress from any building, 450, then for the purpose of bye-
storeys or floor area to a street or laws, it may he taken as 4.5.
other open space of safety.
2.33 FOOTING : A foundation unit
constructed in brick masonry or
building, structure or its use as
concrete under base of wall or
sanctioned/approved/ regularised
column for the purpose of
by the competent RMC existing
distributing the load over a large
before the commencement of the
bye-laws of the RMC.
2.29 EXTERNAL WALL : Apart of wall 2.34 FOUNDATION : That part of a
of another adjoining outer wall of a structure which is in direct contact
building and also means a wall with and transmitting loads to the
abutting on an interior open space ground.
of any building. 2.35 GALLERY : An intermediate floor
2.30 FLOOR : The lower surface in a or platform projecting from a wall
storey on which one normally of an auditorium or a hall
walks in a building. The general providing extra floor area,
term floor shall not refer to a additional seating accommodation
mezzanine floor. etc.
2.36 GARAGE, PRIVATE : A building
NOTE: The sequential number of floor
or portion therof or out-housc
shall be determined by its relation
designed or used for the storage of
to the determining entrance level.
private owned motordriven or any
For floor at or wholly above ground other vehicles.
level the lowest floor in the Building
with direct entrance from the 2.37 GARAGE, PUBLIC : A building
road/street shall be termed as floor- or portion thereof other than a
I. The other floors above floor 1 private garage operated for gain,
shall be numbered in sequence as designed or used for repairing,
floor II, floor III etc with number servicing, hiring, selling or storing
increasing upwards. motordriven or other vehicles.

2.31 FLOOR AREA :Floor area shall 2.38 HABITABLE ROOM: A room
mean accessible covered area of a occupiedor designed for occupancy
building at the floor. by one or more persons for study,
living, sleeping, eating, kitchen if
2.32 FLOOR AREA RATIO (FAR) : it is used as a living room but not
The quotient obtained by dividing including bathrooms, water-closet
the total covered area on all floors compartments, laundries, serving
by the area of the plot. and storage pantries, store rooms,
corridors, cellars, attics and spaces
FAR = total covered area of all floors that are not used frequently or for
plot Area extended periods.
NOTE: For the purpose of reckoning, the
FAR values with respect to Master
plan Recommendations enunciated
before this date, the values in

2.39 LICENSED ARCHITECT/ NOTE : This shall include zonal development

ENGINEER / TOWN PLANNER/ plan subsequently prepared within the
DRAFTSMAN/ GROUP frame work of tile master plan.
A qualified Architect/ Engineer/ 2.45 Mezzanine Floor : An intermediate
Town Planner/ Draftsman/Group floor between two successive floor,
who has been licensed by the RMC. above ground level.
projection, supported in any
manner whatsoever except by 1 Residential Buildings: for normal
means of vertical supports within a residential purposes with or without
room itself but not having cooking or dining or both
projection wider than 0.90 metre. facilities. It includes one or two or multi-
family dwellings, apartment houses and
2.41 LOFT : Intermediate floor between flats.
two floors or residual space in a
pitched room, above normal floor 2 Educational Buildings: These shall
level with a maximum height of 1.5 include any building used for school,
mtr. and which is constructed or college or daycare purpose for more than
adopted for storage purposes. an hour per week and involves assembly
for instruction, education or recreation.
2.42 MASONRY : An assemble of
bricks/ stones/concrete block units 3 Institutional Buildings: These shall
properly bonded together with the include any building or part thereof
mortar. which is used for medical or other
treatment or care of persons suffering
2.43 MASONRY UNITS: A unit whose from physical or mental illness/disease
net cross sectional area in every or infirmity, care of infants,
plan parallel to the bearing surface convalescents or aged person and for
is 75 percent or more of its cross penal or correctional detention in which
sectional area measured in the the liberty of the inmates is restricted.
same plan. It may be either of clay
brick, stone, concrete block, or Institutional buildings ordinarily
sand-lime brick. provide sleeping accommodation for the
occupants and includes hospitals,
2.44 MASTER PLAN: Any document sanatoria, custodial institutions and
prepared under the Jharkhand penal institutions like jails, prisons.
Regional Development Authority mental hospitals, reformatories.
Act. 2001 and erst while Bihar
Town Planning and Improvement Trust 4 Assembly Buildings : These shall
Act 1951 and any other Ordinance or include any building or part of building
enactments to be formulated from time where groups of people congregate or
to time by the Authorities or the RMC gather for amusement, recreation.
set up under the provisions of the above religious, patriotic, civil, travel and
enactments or by Jharkhand State Town similar purposes, for example- theatres,
and Country Planning Organisation or motion picture houses (Cinema),
any other. recognised RMC for ensuring assembly halls, auditoria, exhibition
organised urban development. halls, museums, skating rings,
gymnasium, restaurants, places of
worship, dance halls, club rooms,

passenger stations, and terminals of air, products which are liable to burn with
surface and other public transportation extreme rapidity and/or which may
services, recreation places and stadia. produce poisonous fumes or explosions,
for storage, handling, manufacturing or
5 Business Buildings: These shall include processing which involves highly
any building or part of a building which corrosive, toxic, noxious alkalis, acids,
is used for transaction of business, for or other liquid or chemicals
keeping accounts and records for similar producing flame, fumes and
purposes, doctors service facilities, City explosive gases, and/or the storage,
halls, Town halls are classified in this handling or processing for any
group in so far as principal function of material producing explosive
these is transaction of public mixtures of dust which result in the
business and the keeping of books and division of matter into fine
records. particles subject to spontaneous
ignition. This shall include petrol
6 Mercantile/Commercial Buildings:
filling station also.
These shall include any building or part
of a building which is used as shops, 2.47 Open space : An area forming an
stores, market, for display and sale of integral part of the plot, left open
merchandise either wholesale or retail, to the sky.
office, stores and service facilities
incidental to the sale of merchandise and 2.48 Owner : The person who has legal
located in the same building shall be right title an interest over land or
included under this group. Hotels, building. It also includes:
dormitories and lodging houses shall
also come under this category. (a) An agent or trustee who
receives the rent on behalf
7 Industrial Buildings : These shall of the owner:
include any building or part of a building
or structure; in which products or (b) An agent or trustee who
materials of all kinds and properties are receives the rent of or is
produced/ manufactured like assembly entrusted with or is
plants, Laboratories, power plants, concerned with any building
smoke houses, refractory, gas plants, devoted to religious or
mills, dairies, factories etc. charitable purposes.

8 Storage Buildings: These shall include (c) A receiver, executor or

any building or part of a building used administrator or a manager
primarily for the storage or sheltering of appointed by any court of
goods, wares or mercantile, e.g. competent jurisdiction to
warehouse, cold storages, freight depots, have the charge of, or to
transit sheds, store houses, garages, exercise the rights of the
hangers, truck terminals, grain owner, and
elevators, barns and stables.
(d) A mortgagee in possession.
9 Hazardous Buildings: These shall
2.49 Parapet: A low wall or railing
include any building or part of a building
built along the edge of a roof.
which is used for the storage, handling
manufactured or processing of highly 2.50 Parking Space : An area enclosed
combustible or explosive materials or or unenclosed but with entry and

exit ,sufficient in size to park 2.60 Row Housing: A row of houses

vehicles together with a driveway with only front, rear and interior
connecting the parking space with open spaces.
a street or an alley and permitting
ingress and egress of the vehicles 2.61 Sanctioned Plan : The set of plans
and specifications submitted under
2.51 PARTITION: An interior non-load the Bye-laws in connection with a
bearing wall, one storey or part building and development of land
storey in height. and duly approved and sanctioned
by the RMC.
2.52 Permit : A permission or
authorization in writing by the 2.62 SEMI-DETACHED BUILDING :
RMC to carry out work regulated A building detached on three sides
by the Bye-laws i.e. building with open spaces.
permit or development permit.
2.63 Service lane: A lane provided at
2.53 Plinth : The portion of a structure the rear or side of a plot for service
between the level of the purpose.
surrounding ground and level of
the floor, immediately above the 2.64 SERVICE ROAD : A road/LANE
ground. PROVIDED AT THE REAR or side
of a plot for service purpose only,
2.54 Plinth Area : The built-up covered The width of service lane shall not
area measured at the floor level of be less than 3 M.
the basement or of any storey
including the stipulations contained 2.65 Set back : Set back shall he the
in the urban land (Ceiling and minimum horizontal distance
Regulation) Act, 1976. between edges of the compound
wall and building wall/property
2.55 Porch: A roof cover supported on line at a particular point.
pillars or cantilevered for the
purpose of shading pedestrian or 2.66 Set back Line : A line usually
vehicular approach to a building. parallel to the plot boundaries and
laid down in each case by the
RMC, beyond which nothing can he
constructed towards the site
2.56 Regional Plan : Any Ordinance or boundaries.
enactments to be formulated from
time to time, for ensuring Note- A watch room near the entry
organised regional development. gate having maximum carpet of 4
sq.m should be permitted and the
2.57 Road : See street same shall be free from F.A.R
2.58 Road Line :See street Line 2.67 SITE, DEPTH OF: The horizontal
distance between the front and rear
2.59 Room Height : The vertical
side boundaries at a Particular
distance Measured from the
finished floor surface to the
finished ceiling surface. 2.68 SITE, WIDTH OF : The
horizontal distance between the
two sides boundaries at a point.

2.69 SITE, DOUBLE FRONTAGE : A (a) to erect a new building on any

site having a frontage on two street site whether previously built
other than a corner plot. upon or not
2.70 Site (Plot): A parcel (piece) of (b) to re-erect, any building of which
land enclosed by definite portion have pulled down, burnt
boundaries. off, destroyed,
2.71 Site, Corner: A site at (c) conversion from one occupancy
the . junctions of and fronting on to another and.
two or more intersecting streets.
(d) to construct a wall.
2.72 Side, Interior or Tandem: A site access
2.78 To Abut : To abut on a road such that a
to which is by a passage from a street
portion of the building is on the road
whether such passage forms part of site
or not.
2.73 Storey: The portion of a building 2.79 Travel distance : The distance an
included between tile surface of any occupant has to travel to reach an exit.
floor and the surface of the floor next 2.80 Unsafe Building : Unsafe buildings are
above it, then the space between any those which are structurally unsafe,
floor and the roof above it. unsanitary or not provided with adequate
means of egress or which constitute fire
2.74 Street: Any highway, street, lane,
hazard or are otherwise dangerous to
pathway, alley, stairway, passage way,
human life or which in relation to
carriage-way, footway, square, place or
existing use constitute a hazard to safety
bridge whether a thorough fare or Dead
or health or public welfare, by reason of
End, over which the public have a right
inadequate maintenance, dilapidation or
of passage or access or have passed and
have access uninterruptedly for a period abandonment.
of one year, whether existing or 2.81 Verandah: A covered area with at least
proposed in any scheme and includes all one side open to the outside with
bunds, culverts, sidewalls, traffic islands, exception of a parapet on the upper
road side trees and hedges, retaining floors to be provided on the open side.
walls, fences, harriers and railing within
the street lines. 2.82 Water Closet (WC) : A privy with
arrangement for flushing the pan with
2.75 Street level or Grade : The officially water, It does not include a bathroom.
established elevation or grade of the
central line of the street upon which a 2.83 WIDTH OF ROAD : Means the whole
plot fronts and , if there is no officially extent of space within the boundaries of
established grade, tile existing grade of a road (right of way /roads) when applies
the street at its mid-point and in case of to a new road as laid down in the survey
sloping street the grade shall be the level of the city or development plan or
of the central line of the street al the prescribed road lines by any act of law
mid-point of frontage. and measures at right angles to the
course or intended course of such road.
2.76 Street line: The line defining the side
limits of a street.
2.77 To erect: To erect a building means:-
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2.84 WINDOW: An opening to the outside 3.6 Existing building: Nothing in the bye-
other than a door which provides all or laws shall require the removal, alteration
part of the required natural light or or abandonment, nor prevent
ventilation or both to an interior space continuance of the use or occupancy of
an existing building, unless in the
2.85 Means of Access- TOTAL opinion of the RMC, such building
HORIZONTAL DISTANCE constitutes a hazard to the safety of the
BETWEEN THE PROPERTY LINE OF adjacent property or the occupants of the
ANY PLOT TO THE PROPERTY building itself , subject to the provisions
LINE OF THE PLOT ON OTHER SIDE of moratorium , if any placed in the
OF THE ROAD INCLUSIVE OF master plan for any area.
EXCLUDE THE AREA FOR ROAD 3.7 Where a land is to be developed, or
WIDENING, IF ANY . redeveloped or subdivided into plots ,
the byelaws apply to the entire
. development and .modifications to the
2.86 MULTISTORIED BUILDING : land layout.
Residential Building having more than 6
4. Application for Development or
flats or above G+2 or more than 10 mtr
Building permit.
height, which ever is appocable, shall be
treated as a multistoried building. 4.1 Permit required : No person, including
organisation / department of Centre/State
3. Applicability of the Bye-laws Governments or local bodies or public
3.1 Where a building is erected, the bye- sector Undertakings shall erect, re-erect
laws apply to the design, construction or make material alteration or demolish
and utilities of the building. any building or cause the same to be
done or develop or re-develop any parcel
3.2 Where the whole or any part of the of land without first obtaining a separate
building is removed, the bye-laws apply building or development permit for each
to all the total building whether removed of such building development activity
or not. from the RMC.
3.3 Where the whole or any part of the 4.2 Every person who intends to erect, re-erect
building is demolished, the bye-laws or make material alteration in any place in
apply to any remaining part and to the building or part thereof to develop or re-
work involved in demolition. develop any piece of land within the
jurisdiction of the RMC, shall give
3.4 Where a building is altered, the bye-laws application in writing to the RMC in
apply to the whole building whether prescribed form (Appendices n&I3). Such
existing or new except that the bye-laws application shall be accompanied by plans
apply only to the part if that part is and statements in quadruplicate as required
under bye-laws no. 5.2 and .5.3. The plans
completely self contained with respect to
may be print, ammonia print, or
requirement of tile bye-laws. photographic prints of which at least two
sets of plans shall be cloth mounted for the
3.5 Where the occupancy of a building is
RMC out of which one print shall be
changed, the bye-laws apply to all the retained in the office of the RMC and the
parts of the building affected by the other two sets shall be handed over to the
change. owner after due permit/ refusal.
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4.3 No application referred to above shall be having jurisdiction of any works for the
valid and entertained by the RMC unless purpose of inspecting repairing or
and until the person giving the notice has renewing any sewers, main, pipes, cables
paid such fees to the RMC as are fixed. or other apparatus.
An attested copy of receipt of such
payment shall be attached with the Section 2 of the Act be referred for
application. more clarification.

4.4 In the event of a building or a 5. InformationAccompanying

development permit is not issued the Application:
fees so paid shall not be refunded to the
5.1 The application for building or
owner, but he shall be allowed to
development permit shall be
resubmit the plans without any fees after
accompanied by the key plan, site plan,
complying with all the objections of the
layout plan, building plan, services plan
RMC within a period of 3 months from
and specifications as prescribed in
the date of issue of the rejection order,
Bye-laws 5.2 & 5.3.
by the RMC after which fresh fees shall
have to be paid. 5.1.1 Size of drawing sheets: The size of the
drawing sheets for key plan, site plan
4.5 No application and building permit is
layout plan, building plan, etc. shall be
necessary for the following alterations
of any of those specified in table (1)
which do not otherwise, violate any
provisions regarding general building
requirements, structural stability and fire TABLE-(1)
safety requirements of the bye-laws. DRAWING SHEET SIZES
(a) Providing or closing of a window Sl. No. Designation Trimmed Size (mm)
or door or ventilator not opening 1. A0 841 x 1189
towards others property. 2. A1 594 x 841
3. A2 420 x 594
(b) Providing intercommunication 4. A3 297 x 420
doors; 5. A4 210 x 297
(c) Providing partitions;
5.1.2 Recommended notation for colouring
(d) Gardening; plans : The site and building plans shall
be coloured as specified in Table 2
(e) White washing;
ahead. In the case of layout plans the
(f) painting colouring notations for services shall be
as given in Table 2. and for other items.
(g) Plastering and patch work colours used shall be indexed by the
persons preparing the plan.
(h) Re-flooring; and
5.1.3 All plans shall he prepared in metric units.
(i) Construction of sunshades over
windows, doors and other 5.2 Application for development permit : The
openings on ones own land. following shall accompany the
application for development permit in
4.5.1 No permit is necessary for carrying out the case of development or re-
works by any department of the Central/ development of land into plot
State Government or any local bodies subdivisions or land use zones :
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i) Key Plan : This shall show the location This shall apply to plans for integrated
of land proposed to be subdivided. This development schemes also. This shall
shall also show the North point and scale contain the following :-
a) Scale used and North direction.
ii) Site plan : This shall be drawn on a scale
of not less than 1:1000 for plots up to 10 b) The location of all proposed and existing
hectares and not less than 1:2000 for roads with their widths within the land.
plots above 10 hectares and shall show :-
c) Building lines showing the set backs
a) The boundaries of the site with with dimensions within each plots where
dimensions and the details of continuous applicable.
land belonging to applicant indicating
d) The location of drains, sewers, public
the khesra numbers or any other
facilities and services, and electrical
equivalent local denomination and in
lines etc. and their connections to
case, the contiguous land owned by the
existing public utility services system.
applicant that had been subdivided
earlier, public facilities provided in it e) An analysis indicating, size, area and use of
and all streets within it opening out in all the plots in the sub-division lay out plan.
the site for which the permission is being
sought. f) A statement indicating the total area of the
site, area utilized under roads, open spaces,
b) The means of access or existing street schools, shopping and other public places
(name and width of the street is to be along with reference to the total area of the
mentioned) to the land which the site proposed to be developed.
applicant intends to sub-divide/develop.
g) In case of plots which are subdivided in
c) The position of all existing structures built up areas in addition to the means of
and features like high tension line, access to the plot from existing streets, and
telegraph and electrical poles, the existing services lines laid.
underground pipe lines, trees, grave
yards, religious building, railway lines,
etc. within a distance of 30 meters from
the nearest edge of the site.
d) All major physical characteristics of land
proposed to be developed which include
the approximate location and sire of
water body, normal flood affected areas
and contours at an interval of 0.3 meters
in case of the site which has a slope of
more than 1 in 20.
e) Present and proposed use of land.
f) Scale used and North direction.
iii) Subdivision layout plan: This shall be
drawn on a scale of not less than 1:500,
for plot up to 10 hectares and not less
than 1:1000 for plots above 10 hectares.
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Table - 2

Sl. Item Development Flan Building Plan

White Print Ammonia White Print Ammonia
Print Print

1 2 3 4 5 6

1. Plot Lines Thick Black Thick Blue Thick Black Thick Blue

2. Existing street Green Green Thick Black Thick Blue

3. Future
Street (if any) Green dotted Green dotted Thick Black Thick Blue

4. Permissible Thick dotted Thick dotted

building lines black black Thick Black Thick Blue

5. Open spaces No colour No colour No colour No colour

6. Existing work Black (outline) Blue Black Blue

7. Work proposed Yellow Yellow Yellow

to be demolished Yellow Hatched Hatched Hatched Hatched
Red Red

8. Proposed work Red (Peripheral) Red Red Red

(Peripheral) (Peripheral) (Peripheral)

9. Drainage and
work Red dotted Red dotted Red dotted Red dotted

10. Water Supply Black Blue Black Blue

work Dotted thin dotted thin dotted thin dotted thin

(iv) Specification : Every application for Affidavit or other documents acceptable to

permission of subdivision of land shall also RMC.
be accompanied by the following
statements: - (vi) Such other particulars as may be prescribed
by the RMC.
(a) A statement containing general
specification of all improvements proposed
to be made within the area for example,
5.3 Application for building permit:
grading and paving of roads and lanes,
provision of gutters, side drains, provision 5.3.1 The following shall accompany the
of sufficient, safe and assured water supply, application for building permit in the case
arrangement of sewage disposal, street of permission for erection, re-erection or
lighting and development of parks and making material alterations of a building or
playfields and public utilities. post facto approval of the existing building
or activities.
(b) The purpose for which the land is to be
used and a written analysis of distribution (i) Site Plan : Plan sent with an application
of land under different uses. shall be drawn to a scale of not less than
1:500 for areas up to 1 hectare and not less
(c) General specifications of the materials to be
than 1:1000 for areas more than 1 hectare
used and estimated cost of the proposed
and shall show:-
development of the area.
(a) the boundary of the site with the
(d) The quality and quantity of effluent in
contiguous land around it;
respect of industrial units.
(b) the position of site in relation to
(e) . The quality and quantity of effluent in
neighbouring street along with the
respect of industrial units.
municipal plot number and revenue
plot number;

(v) Ownership title : Every application for (c) the name of the street in which the
development permit shall be accompanied building is proposed to be situated, if
by the following for verifying proof of any;
(d) all existing buildings standing on, over
(a) Attested copy of the original sale/lease or under the site;
deed, and
(e) the position of the building or of all
(b) Attested copy of the revenue receipt other building (if any) which the
(Malguzari receipt) / Municipal Holding applicant intends to erect upon his
tax receipt with khesra / holding No. or contiguous land referred to in (a) in
mutation records. In case of mutual relation to :
partition deeds (unregistered) DAKHAL
1. The boundaries of the site and in
KABJA along with malguzari
case where the site has been
receipt is essential. partitioned, the boundaries of the
Or portion owned by the applicant
and also of the portion owned by

2. All adjacent streets, buildings Note: Certificate from recognised/empanelled

(with number of storeyes) and hydrogeologist to be furnished in the
premises within a distance of perporma at annexure N
15m. of the site of the contiguous
(ii) Building Plan: The plan of the buildings
land (if any) referred to in (a) ;
and two elevations (front and side) and
sections accompanying the application
3. If there is no street within a shall be drawn to a scale not less than
distance of 15m. of the site of the (1:100). The plan shall:
nearest existing street.
(a) include the floor plans of all floors
(f) the means of access from the street to together with the covered area
the building and all other buildings clearly indicating the size and spacing
which the owner intends to erect upon of all framing members and sizes of
his contiguous land referred to in (a) room and the position of staircase,
ramps and lift wells along with the
(g) dimensions of the spaces to be left in setback line.
and around the building to secure a
free circulation of air, admission of (b) show the use or occupancy of all parts
light and access for exigency purposes of the building.
and details of projection (if any) ;
(c) show exact location of essential
(h) the width of the street (if any) in front services, for example, WC, sink,
and of any street (if any) at the side or bath and the like including the
rear of the proposed building; water supply and drainage line;

(i) scale used and the direction of north (d) include two elevations (front and
point relating to plan of the building ; sides and two sectional drawings,
showing clearly the size and spacing
(j) Any existing physical feature(s), such of framing members, floor slabs and
as walls, drains etc. roof slabs with their materials and
size and locations of doors,
(k) sewerage and drainage lines up to windows and other openings. The
discharge point and water supply line section shall indicate the heights of
and building and rooms and also the
(l) such other particulars as may be height of parapet and the drainage
prescribed by the RMC. and slope of the roof. At least one
section should be taken through the
4. All building plans comprising of no. of staircase;
units/ flats irrespective of the height of
building shall be accompanied with the (e) show all street elevations (levels)
following details : (f) indicate details of compound walls
(i) Adquedcy of water availabiltity as per (including height and sections)
requirement. around the boundary;

(ii) Quality of water available at site (g) give dimensions of all components of
the building including setback,
(iii) Recharging instructions to replenish the height, projections etc.
withdrawal of underground water.

(h) include terrace plan indicating the & underground water recharging system
drainage and the slope of the roof; should be provided through well/tube well
(i) give indications of the north point
relative to the plan and scale used; (vi) (c) In all multistoried buildings water
and harvesting facilities sholuld be provided in
consultation with the Department of Water
(j) any other particulars as desired by the Resources, Govt. of Jharkhand. Approval
RMC. must be obtained from the Department of
water resources before digging the tube
(iii) Services Plan : Plans, elevations and
sections of private water supply and
sewage disposal system independent of the (vii) Such other particulars as may be
municipal services, if any, drawn to a scale prescribed by the RMC
of 1: 10.
(iv) Specifications : General specifications BUILDING : The proposals for building
giving type and grade of materials to be permit for all buildings more than 16.00
used shall accompany the application. meter in height and buildings with more
than 500 sq. m. ground coverage and all
(v) Ownership title: Every application for
other buildings of industrial (warehouse,
building permit shall be accompanied by
factory, workshop etc.) storage, assembly
the following for verifying proof of
and hazardous use group shall be
ownership and shall produce the originals
subjected to the consent of Director of Fire
whenever required.
Services before the building permit is
(a) attested copy of the original sale/lease given to that extent. One additional copy
deed; and of plans may be made available to the
RMC for scrutiny by Fire Service
(b) attested copy of the Revenue receipt / Directorate.
Municipal Holding tax receipt with
Khesra no. of mutation record. OR 5.3.3 Existing building: Post Facto Approval.
any other documents acceptable to the The owner / builder of all
existing buildings within the jurisdictions
OR affidavit or other documents acceptable of the RMC constructed prior to
enforcement of these Bye-laws shall get
to the RMC post facto approval of the building from
the RMC. Also, read para 2.1 of
(vi) (a) In multistoried building having AppendixL.
number of flats/units it is mandatory
to ensure adequecy of water The existing building or the part
availability through field theref shall be approved as per the then
test/Engineering test by bye laws of the Authority or Improvement
hydrogeologists. A certificate in this Trust or Municiapalties prevailing on the
regard as per Appendix-N is day of completion of the construction. The
essential while submitting the onus of proving the period of construction
building plan for sanction. and completion lies on the
owner/builder.Also read para 2.1
(vi) (b) Rain water harvesting system should Appendix L.
be provided on the top/roof of the building
17 In case of existing building are found, the RMC should be informed
where strict enforcement of the prevailing forthwith otherwise he may be required to
bye laws adversely affects the amenities / pay penalty in addition to cancellation of
structure of the building, the site his license. The qualifications shall be as
verification by the officer of the RMC given in Appendix C
shall be sought for and on the basis of
aforesaid report and the submitted plan, a 6. FEE
high power committee of Cheif Engineer,
Executive Engineer and Assistant 6.1 No application for development permit or
Engineer under the Chairmanship of the building permit as referred to in the Bye
CEO of the RMC shall decide the laws 4.1 and 4.2 shall be deemed valid
parameters regarding penalty, condonation unless and until the person giving notice
in height, covered area, set back, abutting has paid fees as per scale given in Bye-
road widening (if any) and all other Laws 6.2 and 6.3 and an attested copy of
parameters which adversely affect the the receipt of such payment is attached
amenities of the building if demolished / with the application.
altered and accordingly the sanction of the 6.2 Development permit: The scale of fees for
plan will be granted / refused. development permit shall be as follows: -
5.4 Signing the plans : All the plans shall be (i) fodkl 'kqYd@Qhl
prepared and duly signed by the licensed
technical personnel and shall indicate their (d) 1 ,dM+ {ks=Qy rd & :- 2,000.00
names, address, qualifications and license ([k) 1 ,dM+ ls ij ,oa
numbers allotted by the RMC Further the 2-5 ,dM+ {ks=Qy rd & :- 5,000.00
plans shall be signed by the owner. (x) 2-5 ,dM+ ls ij ,oa
5.4.1.Qualifications of licensed technical 5-0 ,dM+ {ks=Qy rd & :- 10,000.00
personnel : The technical personnel for (?k) izR;sd vfrfjDr 1-00 ,dM+
preparation of various plans and design for ;k mlds va'k ds fy, & :- 2,000.00
construction of building schemes and
planning of plot layouts shall be licensed (ii) Hkou 'kqYd @ Qhl
by the RMC as competent to do the work
for which they are employed. 6.2 Building Permit Fee
d i) vkoklh; Hkou(Residential Building)
The qualifications of the technical
personnel and their competence to carry Hkou dh mWpkbZ dqy vkPNkfnr {ks=Qy ds vuqlkj kqYd
out different jobs shall be as given in izfr oxZ ehVj esa
AppendixC. 500 oxZ eh0 ls de 500 oxZ eh0 ls v/khd
d- 12 eh0 rd :0 5 izfr oxZ eh0 :0 10 oxZ izfr eh0
5.5 Supervision: The application for building
[k- 12eh0 ls vf/kd 16 eh0 rd :0 10 izfr oxZ eh0
permit and development permit shall be
further accompanied by a certificate in the :0 15 izfr oxZ eh0
prescribed form given in AppendixD for x- 16 eh0 ls vf/kd :0 15 izfr oxZ eh0 :0 20 izfr
undertaking the supervision by the oxZ eh0
licensed technical personnel. The licensed
technical personnel concerned shall 1. for apartment buildings(multifamily unit)
frequently verify and affirm the where all the flats are of builtup area equal or
construction as per sanctioned plan and if
less than 60sqm the fees shall be Rs. 10/- per
major deviations from the sanction plan
sqm of total builtup area of the building.

2. In all other apartment building not having all fees for every 100sqm
flats eqaul to or less than 60 sqm the fees shall built up area or part
be @ Rs. 30/- per sqm. of the total built up thereof
area. ii for other industries Rs. 2000/-
building fee for every 100
3. For development permit and other residential
sqm. built up area or
type of building, the fees will remain as
part thereof for all floors
prevailing and as given in sub clouse 6.2{i}
M- ljdkjh Hkou ds fy, dksbZ Hkh 'kqYd ns;
and 6.2{ii} d, only change being in height
ugha gksxkA
which read as 12.00 mtrs and 16 mtrs in place
p- (i) Telecom tower permission with appropriate
of 11.4 mtrs and 15.25 mtrs.
fees, should be abtained from the authority
[k O;kolkf;d Hkou before erection on prescribed forms with
certificate for structural safety from the
Commercial buildings (Shops ,
competent Arechtect/Engineer
Showrooms , Commercial Offices ,
ii) Fees shall be Rs. 25000/- for tower upto 8 mtr
Godowns , Ware Houses , Cinema hall ,
height and for more than 8 meter height Rs.
Theatre , Club etc)
50000/- shall be charged.
4. For commercial building Rs. 60/- per sqm
of total built up area irrespective of height
6.4 Fixation of fees :
and built up area.
x 'kS{kf.kd Hkou [kSjkrh vkfn %& 6.4.1 The fixation of these fees shall be
'kS{kf.kd Hkou [kSjkrh governed by the following:
(School Building,
(a) For re-erection of existing building,
the fees chargeable shall be the same
Institutions etc.) as erection of a new building.
Built up area up to Rs. 1000/-
150sqm. (b) For additions and alterations in the
Builtup area more Rs. 2000/- existing building. the fees shall be
than 150 sqm and chargeable on the added portions
only, and on the same scale as for a
upto 300sqm.
new building.
Builtup area more Rs. 3000/-
than 300 sqm (c) For revised plan of a building which
the RMC has already sanctioned, the
5 For Educational or khairati fees chargeable shall be 1/4 of fees
Buildings{commercial},Private Hospitals, chargeable on the original plan
Nursing Homes Clinics the fee will be as subject to the condition that the
per the commercial fee i.e Rs 60 / sqm of covered area of the building has not
the total built up are irrespective of ht. and increased than in the original
built up area. sanctioned plan.
(d) .
Additions and alterations of,
?k- vkS|ksfxd Hkou %& building, if the use of the building is also
i for small industries in Rs. 1000/- changed, then the chargeable fees shall be
developed area building calculated on the use proposed.

(e) In case of basements, for the purpose The RMC shall ensure that if adequate
of calculating the fees the area guarantee has been
covered under the basement shall be obtained from the owner for carrying out
counted towards the covered area. the building activity as per the
specifications. prescribed {see Bye-law No.
(f) In the case of buildings with principal 5.2(iv) & 5.3.1(iv)} The RMC may either
and subsidiary occupancies, in which sanction or refuse the proposals or may
the fees leviable are different, then sanction them with such modifications or
the fees for the total building scheme directions as it may deem necessary
shall be calculated as per the rates for thereupon and communicate the decision to
individual occupancies. the owner as in Proforma given at
(g) In the case of repetitive type of
residential buildings, the fee shall be 7.2 If within sixty days after the receipt of an
calculated for entire built up area of application for a development permit and
all blocks. within four months after the receipt of
application for a building permit, the RMC
6.4.2 The owner may withdraw his
fails to intimate in writing to the person,
application and plans at any time
who has given the notice regarding the
prior to the sanction and such
application, of its refusal or sanction, the
withdrawal shall terminate all
application with its annexure shall be
proceedings with respect to such
deemed to have been sanctioned, provided
application, but the fees paid shall, in
that the fact is immediately brought to the
no case, be refunded.
notice of the RMC in writing by the person
6.5 The fees for depositing building who has given such notice and who has not
materials on public roads/highways received any intimation from the RMC
etc. shall be as follows subject to the within 30 days of giving such written
prior approval of the RMC owning notice. Subject to the condition mentioned
the Road :- in the Bye-law, nothing shall be construed
to authorize any person to do any thing in
(a) for construction of residential contravention of the terms of lease or titles
building .....Rs. 10 per sq.m. per day. of the land or against any other regulations,
bye-laws or ordinances operating on the
(b) for construction of non-residential site of work.
building Rs 20 per sq. m. per day.
7.3 The RMC shall verify the facts of the
Note: As soon as any buildings submitted application and plan and once it
completed all rubbish, refuse or is scrutinized, the objections shall be
debris shall be removed by the pointed out and communicated to the
owner from the public Road. owner/Licensed engineer the owner/licence
engineer giving application shall modify
7. Grant or Refusal of Permit :
the plan/ statements to comply with the
7.1 Applications for development or objections raised and resubmit within
redevelopment of land or erection, re- fifteen days of issuance of such notice. The
erection of making material alterations of RMC shall scrutinize the resubmitted plan
buildings shall be submitted to the RMC. and if there be further objections which are
The RMC shall verify the facts given in the not complied / rectified, the applicant will
Application and Annexure from Technical, be served with a notice giving one month
Administrative and Legal point of view. (30 days) time for resubmission of

modified proposal and if this time also expire of three years, the sanction plan may
applicant fails to comply, the be revalidatited for the next three years
proposal /application /plans will be rejected counting from the date of expiry of the
without further notice. orginal sanctioned period with the
revalidation fees of 35 percent plus 15
7.4 In the case of refusal, the RMC shall quote percent additional fees per year for the late
the reasons and relevant provisions of the filing. The total period of sanctioned plan
Byelaws which the plans contravene. The will not exceed six years form the date of
RMC shall, as far as possible advise on all orginal sanction in any case. The
the objections to the plans and revalidation will be refused in case of
specifications in the first instance itself and change in the bye-laws.
try to ensure that no new objections are
raised when they are resubmitted after 9. Notice for Commencement of work:
compliance of earlier objections provided
the modification in the proposal dose not 9.1 The owner, upon commencement of his
give rise to new type of objections. work under building permit or for
development of land shall give notice in
7.5 Board of appeals : In order to determine the prescribed proforma, given in AppendixF
suitability of alternative meterials or to the RMC that he is starting the work and
methods of design or construction and to the RMC shall cause inspection of the work
provide for reasonable interprretation of the to be made within 14 days following the
provisions of the Bye-laws, especially in receipt of notice. Particularly in the
the case of refusal of Building/ multistoried building the owner shall
Development Permit, a Board of Appeal inform RMC again when his building
consisting of an engineer, Architect, Town comes up to plinth level(before starting
Planner from Government, Commissioner super structure) that to verify the building
of the Divison as Chairman shall be is being constructed as per sanction plan.
appointed by the Authority. RMC will inspect within ten days after the
receipt of the notice.
HAS TO DISPLAY/KEEP AVAILABLE 10. Deviation during Construction:
THE SITE DURING THE 10.1 During the course of construction of the
building if any deviation excluding those
mentioned in Bye-law 4.5 from the sanctioned
8. Duration of Sanction: plan is intended to be made permission of the
RMC shall be obtained before the proposed
8.1 The sanction once accorded shall remain deviation is executed. It shall be incumbent
valid up to three years during which period upon every person, whose plans have been
a completion certificate shall have to be approved, to submit amended plans for any
deviation he proposes to make. The procedure
submitted by the party concerned and if this
laid down for other documents hereinbefore
is not done, the building/development shall apply to all such amended plans and the
permit shall be got revalidated before the fees shall be as per Bye-law no. 6.4.1 (c).
expiry of this period. Revalidation shall be
subject to the rules then in force and shall
be valid for a further period of three years.
and revalidation fee shall be 35 percent of 10.2 Condonation for minor deviation:
the full fee in force at the time of
The RMC shall have the power to
application for revalidation. If the
condone minor deviations made in course
application for revalidation is filed after the

of execution on the basis of sanctioned plan RMC in prescribed form as given in

subject to the condition hereinafter laid AppendixC.
down. The term minor deviation shall be
interpreted in terms of the provisions of 12.2 1t will be mandatory to affix a token issued
Appendix-L The conditions for such by the RMC along with the sanctioned plan
condonation will be: - depicting the name of the house and plan
sanction number with year of sanctioning to
(a) that the said minor deviation asked to the place-nearest from the entrance gate of
be condoned does not affect the Master the premises. If during inspection of the
plan. building by the competent Authority the
affixed token is not found the
(b) that the deviation is strictly within the owner/builder shall be liable to pay a
definition of Minor Deviation penalty of Rs. 2500/- to the RMC.
(c) that the condonation will be considered 13. Occupancy and Development
only when the owner of the building or Certificate:
the person at whose instance the
execution of the said building has been 13.1 Occupancy certificate: No building
made, applies in writing, for such hereinafter erected, re-erected or altered
condonation and agrees to pay materially shall be occupied in whole or in
condonation fee and such fees in part until the issue of an occupancy
advance to the RMC. certificate by the RMC affirming that such
building is fit for occupation as per
(d) That the rate of condonation fee shall proforma given in AppendixH.
be as per the rates stated in
Appendix L. The rates will be subject The Occupancy certificate should be
to revision by the RMC as and when issued by RMC as soon as request is made
considered necessary. by the owner/developer in a prescribed
format after the inspection of following
(e) that the condonation fee will be aspects of the building is completed :-
deemed to be public demand within the
meaning of the Bihar Public Demand Structure of the building including
and Recovery Act as such. external walls
11. Cancellation of Permission: Electrical connection to the building and
in all habitable units.
11.1 If any time after permission to proceed
with any building or development work has Water Supply , Sewerage and drainage
been given, the RMC is satisfied that such system
permission was granted in consequence of
any material misrepresentation or Stair cases , Lifts /Elevators ( if
fraudulent statement contained in the applicable)
application given or information furnished,
the RMC may cancel such permission and Fire fighting installation (if applicable)
any work done thereafter shall be deemed
Boundary demarcations , Gates ,
to have been done without permission.
Generator Room and Guard Room etc.
12. Completion of the work:
Common area finishing and lighting
12.l On completion of the work, licensed including staircase , passage , external
technical personnel shall give notice to the lobby, lift lobby , pump room etc.

For special building identified in Bye- 14.1 All unsafe building shall be considered
law no. 5.3.2, the inspection of the to constitute a danger to public safety and
completed building shall be carried out shall be restored by repairs or demolished
by the RMC and the Director of Fire or dealt with as otherwise directed by the
Services before the occupancy certificate RMC.
is given.
14.2 Examination of unsafe building: The
The above mention application should be RMC shall examine or cause to be
certified by the licensed engineer/ examined every building reported to be
Architects supervising the construction unsafe or damaged and shall make a written
works. record of such examination.

13.1.1. Temporary occupancy: Upon the 14.3 Notice to owner/occupier : Whenever the
request of the licensed technical personnel, RMC finds any building or portion thereof
the RMC may issue a certificate of to be unsafe, it shall, in accordance with
temporary occupancy of a building or a part established procedure for legal notice, give
thereof before the entire work covered by to the owner and occupier of such building
the building permit have been completed, written notices stating the defects thereof.
provided such portion or portions may be This notice shall require the owner or the
occupied safely prior to full completion of occupier within a stated time either to
building without endangering life or public complete specified repairs or improvements
welfare. or to demolish and remove the building or
portion thereof.
13.2 Development Certificate : No land or plot
thereafter developed shall be given 14.3.1. The RMC may direct in writing that
possession in whole or in part until the the building which in its opinion is
issue of a development certificate by the dangerous, or has no provision for exit if
RMC after affirming that such development caught fire, shall be vacated or improved or
is in accordance with the sanctioned plan altered to make it safe and free from danger
and prescribed specifications, as per immediately or within the period specified
proforma given in Appendix I . If the RMC for the purpose; and the RMC shall keep a
fails to issue the development certificate record of the reasons for such action.
within four weeks of the date of receipt of
completion certificate by the RMC for issue If any person does not comply with the
of such certificate, the plots may be given orders of vacating a building, the RMC
possession to individuals without waiting may direct the police to remove the person
for the Development Certificate but from the building and the police shall
information to this effect shall have to be comply with the orders.
sent to the RMC by the owner before 14.4. Disregard of Notice: In case the owner or
starting the handing over of plots. occupier fails, neglects or refuses to comply
with the notice to repair or demolish the said
13.3 Connection of electricity: Water supply building or portion thereof, the RMC shall
and drainage main maybe permitted by cause the danger to be removed whether by
concerned Authorities only after the owner demolition or repair of the building or portion
receives the Occupancy / development thereof otherwise the cost of such demolition or
Certificate from the RMC. repair in addition to the imposition of suitable
penalty from the owner of said building.
14. Unsafe Building:
14.5 Cases of emergency : In case of
emergency, which in the opinion of the

RMC involves imminent danger to human 16. Architectural control:

life or health, the decision of the RMC shall
be final. The RMC shall forthwith or with For the building coming up in the important
such notice as may be possible promptly areas or fronting on major roads or streets
cause such building or portion thereof to be or in the case of important monumental
rendered safe or removed. For this purpose building or in the proximity of buildings of
the RMC may at once enter such structure historical importance the building schemes
or land on which it stands, or abutting land may be cleared from the architectural/
or structure, with such assistance and at aesthetic point of view. The RMC shall
such cost of as may be deemed necessary. have powers to ask the applicant to
The RMC may also get the adjacent improve the scheme, if lacking, and bring
structures vacated and protect the public by the same to desired level of excellence and
an appropriate fence or such other means as also to frame suitable rules, if needed, for
may be necessary. ensuring the same.


PENALTIES. l7.1 The provisions of the Bye-laws are not
15.1 Officers Not liable for Damage. intended to prevent the use of any materials
or method of design or construction.
Any official of the RMC shall not render
himself liable personally and he shall be 17.2 The RMC may approve all such
relieved from all personal liabilities for any alternative provided it is found that the
damage that may accrue to persons or proposed alternative is satisfactory and
property as a result of any act required or conforms to provisions of BIS and to the
permitted in the discharge of his official provision of relevant parts regarding
duties. Any suit instituted against any materials, design, and construction and that
officer or employee because of an act materials, method of work offered is, for
performed by him in the official discharge the purpose intended, at least equivalent to
of his official duties and under the that prescribed in the Byelaws in quality,
provisions of the act of the RMC shall be strength, compatibility, effectiveness fire
defended by the legal representative of the and water resistance durability and safety.
RMC till the final termination of the
17.3. Tests :- Whenever there is insufficient
proceedings. In no case shall the official or
evidence of compliance with the provisions
any of his subordinate employees liable for
of the Bye-laws that any material or
costs in any action, sit on proceeding that
method or design or construction does not
may be instituted in pursuance of the
conform to the requirements of the Bye-
provisions of the act.
laws or in order to substantiate claims for
15.2 Any person who contravenes any of the alternative materials, design or methods of
provisions of the Bye-Laws or any construction, the RMC may require test
requirements of obligations imposed on reports sufficiently in advance as proof of
him by virtual of the Bye-Laws or the act compliance. These tests shall be made by
or who interferes with or obstructs any an approved agency at the expense of the
person in the discharge of his duties, shall owner.
be guilty of an offence and the RMC shall
17.3.1. Test methods shall be as specified by the
impose penalty in addition to prosecuting
BIS or Bye-laws for the materials or design
him as per the provisions of the Act.
or construction in question. If there are no
appropriate test methods specified in the

Byelaws, the RMC shall determine the test c. All service pipe, water tanks etc. in
procedure. For methods of test for building elevation should be concealed.
materials, reference may be made to
relevant Indian Standards as given in the d. Lighting poles with lights within the
National Building Code of India published boundary wall facing towards the road
by the Bureau of Indian Standards. The One lighting poles with minimum height
latest edition of the National Building Code of 6 mtr. at every 15mtr. or fraction
of India shall be taken into account at the thereof of the length of the front
time of enforcement of these Bye-laws. boundary wall shall be provided with
150W of S.W. lamp, facing towards the
17.3.2. Copies of the results of all such tests road for street lighting and should also
shall be retained by the RMC for a period be connected to the Generator.
of two years after the acceptance of the
alternative material. e. Plantation Number and type of
plantation with the boundary along the
17.4.Any matter not specifically prescribed and road One tree of suitable variety should
defined by the Bye-laws shall be referred to be planted at every 6 m or fraction
National Building code of India provided it thereof of the length of the front
is brought to the notice of the RMC in boundary.
writing and the RMC permits the use
accordingly prior to implementation of the f. Water harvesting system for recharge
same. well

17.5. Wherever practical difficulties / (Design will be provided by the

betterment is involved in carrying out any applicant in consultation with the Water
provision of the Bye-laws, the authorised Resources Department Govt. of
officer of the RMC may, vary or modify Jharkhand .
such provisions on the application of the
g. Solid waste disposal bins of suitable size
owner or his representative provided the
inside the plot.
spirit and intent of the Bye laws is not
offended and it shall be observed that h. Lifts, pumps, external lighting shall be
public welfare and safety is not risked and connected to pollution free noiseless
reasoning thereof shall officially be Generator.
i. Minimum of 3 amp./flat to be provided
17.6 The following shall be mandatory for the from pollution free noiseless Generator
development of all Commercial and
multi dwelling units including j. Lift shall be mandatory for above G+3
apartments (as defined in the Jharkhand as provided in clause 25.
Apartments Act 2005.)
17.6.2.a. All electrical power generators shall
17.6.1.a. Land left for road widening should be be noiseless & pollution free.
in level of the existing road level.
(matching level of the existing (b) Recycling of waste water shall be
pavement of the street) made mandatory for any building
consuming more than 12000 liter/day. or
b. All drainage inside the plot should be having 24 flats or more whichever is
covered and under ground. lower.

(c) Services Ducts shall not be counted

in the coverage of building.
17.6.3. The following structure shall be
exempted from F.A.R. value for the
commercial complexed and multi-
dwelling units.
(a) One Guard room maximum 10 sqm.
buitup area on the ground floor

(b) One common toilet of maximum 4 sqm precautions necessary, the floor of the site
area on ground floor between the walls of any building erected
thereon shall be rendered damp-proof to the
PART-II satisfaction of the RMC.

18.2.2 Surface water drains: Any land passage or

GENERAL BUILDING other area within the cartilage of a building
REQUIREMENTS shall, if the RMC so requires, be effectively
drained by surface water drains or other
18. Requirements of site: means.

18.1 Sites containing deposited refuse: No The written approval of the RMC
building shall be constructed on any site, shall be obtained for connecting any sub-soil
on any part of which there is deposited or surface water drain to a sewer.
refuse, excreta or other offensive matter 18.3. No permission to construct a building on a
objectionable to the RMC Until such site shall be granted if the site is over a
refuse has been removed from there and municipal drain, sewer line , water mains or
the site has been prepared or left in a under/beneath electric supply lines and
manner suitable for building to the telephones cable.
satisfaction of the RMC.
18.4. Provisions regarding use indifferent land use
18.2 No permission to construct a building on zone as per the prevailing Master Plan shall
a site shall be granted, if the site is be governed by appendixM.
within nine (9) meters of the highest 18.4.1 No permission to construct a building on a
watermark of a tank, unless the owner site shall be granted if the construction of
satisfies the RMC that he will take such the building thereon is for public worship,
measures as will prevent any risk of the which in the opinion of the RMC will
domestic drainage of the building wound the religious feeling of any class of
passing into the tank. Further the RMC persons in the vicinity thereof. Further no
may require the floor of the lowest permission shall be granted if the said site is
storey of such building to be raised for the purpose of establishing an industrial
above the normal maximum flood level building (factory, warehouse or work place)
of the adjoining ground or to such other or cinema which will be a source of
annoyance or danger to the health of the
level as the RMC may specify.
inhabitants of the neighbourhood in the eye
of the RMC.

18.5 Distance from electric lines: No

verandah, balcony, saiban or the like
18.2.1 Damp sites: Wherever the dampness of a site shall be allowed to be erected or re-
or the nature of the soil makes such erected or any additions or alterations

made to a building within the 1. Upto 50 meter 3.0 meter

distance quoted below in accordance
with the current Indian Electricity Rules 2. Exceeding 50 mtr. 4.5 meter
and its amendments from time to time, and upto 100 mtr
between the building and any overhead
electric supply line
3. Exceeding 100 mtrs. 6.0 meter
Voltage lines Vertically Horizontally and upto 300 mtr
(In meters) (In meters)
(A) Low and 2.5 1.2 4. Exceeding 300 mtrs 7.5 meter
voltage line
and service Note: The length of road will be determined by
lines. measuring it either from one end to other
(B) High voltage 3.7 2.0 end of the road excluding the width of the
lines up to and connecting road or from one end of the
including road to the termination point of the road.
33,000 V
(C) Extra high 3.7 2.0 (iii) The building of more than 12.0 meters
voltage lines (plus 0.3m (plus 0.3m height shall have a minimum existing
means of access of 6.0 meters width.
beyond for every for every
33,000 V additional additional (iv) The buildings of more than 16.0 meters
part thereof) part thereof) height shall have a minimum existing
means of access of 12.0 meters width .
18.6 Means of access :
(i) Every building/plot shall abut on a Public/ (v) The maximum permissible height of a
private means of access like street/road building shall be governed by sec 21.2(a)
duly constructed. Every person who erects calculated on the basis of actual existing
a building shall not at any time erect or width of the road.
cause or permit to erect any building which (vi) For plots/dwelling units located along a
in any way encroaches upon or diminishes pedestrianised or vehicular Cul-de-sac road
the area set apart as means of access provisons of of NBC part III will be
required in the Bye-laws. No building shall followed.
be erected so as to deprive any other
building of the means of access. (vii) As per direction of the High court for
drange purpose 0.6 mtrs width will be
(ii) The minimum width of the road/street added in all areas an all types of colonies.
required for the access to a building in an
existing colony not developed by any (viii) If any private means of access is
authorised Agency such as RMC, RRDA, exclusive with no exits or entry to any other
Housing Board, Co-operative societies, Plot from it, and less than 150m in length,
Government and semi-Government having a minimum width of 7.5m, abutting
organisation will be as follows: to any common wider thoroughfare which
is equal to or more than 7.5m the same will
be treated as if the plot is fronting to the
SN Max. length of the Min.width of road common wider thoroughfare, otherwise the
road/street in meter existing width of such means of access

shall be considered for development of less than 1.5 meter provided its length is
such interior plots. not more than 30 metres.
18.6.1 In the existing and developed colonies: 18.6.4 lf any structure or fixture is set upon a
In the case of plots facing street/means of means of access so as to reduce its width
access less than the specified as in 18.6(ii) below the minimum required, the RMC
in width, the plot boundary shall be shifted may remove the same and recover the
to be away by half the requisite width from expenses so incurred from the owner.
the central line of the street to give rise to a
new street/means of access way as (ii) No building shall be erected so as to
specified in 18.6(ii). Height of the building deprive any other building of the means of
on such plot will be regulated by sec access as provided in the bye-law
(iii) Every person who erects a building shall The minimum width of the road/street not at any time erect or cause or permit to
required for the access to the building be erected or re-erected any building which
in an existing colony or developed by in any way encroaches upon or diminishes
any authorised Agency such as RMC. the area so set apart for this purpose.
RRDA,Housing Board, Co-operative
(iv) Every such means of access shall be
societies, Government and semiotic.
drained and lighted to the satisfaction of the
organisations shall be 7.5 Meters.
RMC and manhole covered or other
18.6.2 (i) In the New and developing areas drainage, water or any other fittings laid in
width of means of access will be 7.5min such means of access shall be as flushed
case length of means access is 0-150 metres with the finished surface level so as not to
and 9 meters in case its length exeeds 150 obstruct the safe travel over the same.
(v) A person who undertakes construction
The encroachment from both sides will be
work on building shall not reduce the
removed by measuring half of the required
access to any building previously existing
width from the centre line of the width of
below the minimum width as required
road in case of a road taken up by Road
under sub-clause (ii).
Construction Department, RRDA,
Municipal Corporation, Co-operative 19. Minimum size and Requirement of plots :
societies, Housing board or any
Government or Semi Government 19.1 For industrial areas, the minimum size of
organisation, and in other cases half of the the plot shall he 550 sqm.
required width of land from each side of In the case of service industries and
revenue plot / owner's plot on either side industrial estates, the minimum size of the
will be taken into account to make it upto plot shall be as determined by the RMC in
the requisite width and the construction consultation with the Chief Town
falling between the said width of road will Planner/Town Planner.
be removed as an encroachment.
19.2 In commercial areas the minimum plot
(ii) In old city and developed area means of
sizes for shops shall be 15 sq.m, with a
access will remain as per the building
minimum width of 2.4 m.
effective from 01/05/2002 which is given in
clause 18.6(ii) NOTE : Kiosks shall not be included in the
18.6.3 Pathway: The approach to the building Commercial shops.
from road/street/means of access shall be
through paved pathway for width not 19.3 In the case of plots for assembly
occupancies like cinema in existing built up

area, the minimum width of the plot shall verandah ( maximum width of verandah
be 25 m and it shall &not on a street of shall be 2.4m) open to such interior or
width not less than 15m. In the case of exterior open space.
newly developed areas outside the existing
built up area, the width of the plot for 20.1.1 Exterior open space: Exterior open
assembly occupancies shall not be less than spaces shall be provided within the plot
30m and shall front on street width not less boundaries at the front, rear and sides of
than 27m residential building with different plot
widths, depths and heights as per the
20. Open space (within a plot) minimum requirements detailed below in
Table 2A-I & 2A-II along with the notes
20.1 Residential building:- Every room
intended for human habitation shall abut on
interior or exterior open space or an open

Table 2A-I
Sl Depth of plot (in meter) Building upto 12.0 m Building exceeding Building more than
No. in height 12.0 m & up to 16.0 m 16.0 m. in height
in height
Minimum Minimum Minimum Minimum Minimum Minimum
Front set Rear set Front set Rear set Front set Rear set
back (in m) back (in m) back (in m) back (in m) back (in m) back (in m)
1 Upto 10m 2.4 0.9 No construction shall be No construction shall be
permitted permitted
2 Exceeding 10 mtr & upto 3.0 1.5 3.0 2.5 4.5 3.0
3 Exceeding 15 mtr & upto 3.0 1.8 3.0 3.0 6.0 3.0
4 Exceeding 21 mtr & upto 3.0 2.0 3.5 3.0 6.0 4.0
5 Exceeding 27 mtr & upto 3.0 2.5 4.0 3.5 6.5 4.0
6 Exceeding 33 mtr & upto 3.5 2.5 4.5 4.0 7.0 4.5
7 Exceeding 39 mtr & upto 4.0 3.0 5.0 4.5 7.5 5.0
8 More than 45 mtrs 5.0 3.0 6.0 5.0 8.0 6.0

Table 2A-II

Sl Width of plot (in meter) Building upto 12.0 m Building exceeding Building more than
No. in height 12.0 m & up to 16.0 m 16.0 m. in height
in height
Minimum Minimum Minimum Minimum Minimum Minimum
left side set Right side left side set Right side set left side set Right side set
back set back back back back back

1 Upto 10m At least one No construction shall be No construction shall be

side 0.9m permitted permitted
2 Exceeding 10 mtr & upto 0.9 0.9 1.5 1.5 3.0 3.0
3 Exceeding 15 mtr & upto 1.2 1.2 1.5 1.5 3.0 3.0
4 Exceeding 21 mtr & upto 1.5 1.5 1.8 1.8 3.5 3.5
5 Exceeding 27 mtr & upto 1.8 1.8 2.1 2.1 3.5 3.5
6 Exceeding 33 mtr & upto 2.0 2.0 2.4 2.4 4.0 4.0
7 Exceeding 39 mtr & upto 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.7 4.5 4.5
8 More than 45 mtrs 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 5.0 5.0

Note 1 For building for height upto 22 meter 7.5m and it should be mandatory
the set back will be as per table 2A-I and Table for the registration and mutation
2A-II only. For building with height more than of all plots for new developing
21 meter the following extra set back will be colonies.
required to be provided over and above the laid
down in table 2A-I/ table 2A-II Note 3 The front setback in such areas
shall be governed by the building
Building height exceeding 1.0 Meter in front line.
22m. and upt to 28 m 1.0 Meter in rear and
0.3 Meter on each side
Note 4 The building line in such areas
Building height exceeding 2.0 Meter in front shall be fixed at a minimum
28m. and upt to 34 m 1.5 Meter in rear and
0.6 Meter on each side
distance of 6 meter from the
Building height above 34 m 3.0 Meter in front centre point of the abutting street.
2.0 Meter in rear &
1.0 Meter on each side Note 5 In the case of corner /double
ALL THE SET BACKS SHALL BE frontage / tandem sites all the
APPLICABEL FROM GROUND LEVEL sides facing the road shall be
ITSELF FOR THE BUILDING HAVING treated as front sides and
HEIGHT MORE THAN 22 METER regulations applies accordingly
to maintain the buildings better
SET BACK FOR NEW DEVELOPING visibility. Other non road facing
COLONIES/AREA sides shall be treated as side set
Note 2 (a) No building plan/proposal shall backs.
be accepted if the means of Note 6A In case, where the building
access/abutting street is having line is not parallel to the property line, the front
less than 7.50 meter width. and side set back shall not be less than the
(b) The means of access/abutting specified set backs at any point.
street should not be less than

(B) In case of irregular plots front and side set disicison of it shall be final and
backs are to be calculated according to the binding.
depth or width at the points where the
depths or width are varying, in such cases, Note-13 Balcony projections may be allowed in
average set backs should not be fixed as the set back area up to a maximum
they may affect minimum set backs at any depth of 1.2m in front set back and
point. .9Mtr. in side in rear set back only at
first floor and above level. The
(c) In case of building upto 16 meters of minimum distance from the edge of the
height, and the building line is not parallel boundary to the outer edge of the
to the property line, the specified rear set projections shall be 1.5m,2.0m,2.5m in
back will be construed as been weighted side, rear and front respectively left as
average width of that specified one, which open to sky.
at not place shall be less than 1.8 meter
Cupboard and chajja projections shall be
(d) In case of building more than 16 meters of maximum 0.6m.
height and building line not parllel to the
property line, the rear set back shall not less Length of all projections which are
than the specify set back at any point. covered in for F.A.R. calculations eg.
Balconies shall not exceed 50% of
Note-7 The minimum setbacks required shall front and 25% of side & rear
be subject to the building line as may be (Length/width of the building).
laid down in case of integrated Housing
colonies constructed by Public Agencies. Note-14 In case the F.A.R. of building which is
proposed/existing upto a height of 16.0 meter is
Note-8 A building constructed on a plot not acheived the construction of additional
situated at the junction of two roads floors beyond that hieght from the surrounding
and belonging to row housing category ground level may be permitted after leaving
will be required to have a minimum set requisite set back at that level as per nature of
back of 3.0 meters along the side road. use.The road width should be 12 meter abutting
the plot. the proposed new height should not
Note-9 Setbacks shall be provided in the exceed 22 meters.
owner plot, public open space or
conservancy lanes adjoining the plot Note 15 The construction of a building on Dead
shall not be considered as set backs. end road shall not be permitted
without leaving requisite space for
Note-10 In case of plot having width up to 10 turning of the vehicle as per NBC and
mtr. maximum height of building shall the space so left shall be of public use.
be 11.40 meters.
Note 16 For a tandem site if the access way is
Note-11 Basement or semi basement shall also less than 4.5 meters the height of the
follow the set backs norms as building shall be restricted to 9 meters. If
mentioned in Table - 2A-I and Table- the access way exceeds 4.5 meters,
2A-II. height of the building shall be regulated
Note-12 In case of very irregular plots set backs by Section 21.
to be determind by committe of Chief 20.1.2 Interior Open Space:
Engineer, Executive Engineer and
Asst. Engineer concerned under the Subject to provision of Note 1 of Table 2
Cahirmanship of CEO and the A-II the whole of one side or one or

more rooms intended for human 5. More than 24 meter 9.0 meter
habitation and not abutting on either the & upto 30 meter.
front, rear or side open spaces (see Bye-
laws no 24.4) shall abut on an interior 6. More than 30 meter 12.0 meter
open space whose minimum width shall
be 3 mtrs. and shall be approachable on In case building more than 12.0 meters
ground floor. in height of two block joined with
20.1.3 Joint Open Air Space: passage for the purpose of distance
between two blocks, it will be treated as
Every interior or exterior open air space separate blocks.
except street, shall be maintained for the
benefit of the concerned building 20.1.4 Exception to open space:
exclusively and shall be entirely within the The following exemption to open spaces
owners own premises. shall be permitted:
Subject to note 1 of Table 2A-II of these
(a) Projection into open spaces :- Every
Bye-laws, if such interior or open air
open space provided, either interior or
space is intended to be for benefit of more
exterior shall be kept free from any
than one building belonging to the same
erection thereon and shall be open to the
owner, the width of such open air space
sky and no cornice or chajja, roof or
shall be the one specified for the tallest
weather shade more than 0.90 mtr. wide
building. shall overhang or project over the said A Distance between each block of open space so as to reduce the width to
structures in the same plot:- If in a single less than the minimum required. subject
plot more than one block of structures / to Clause 20.1.1. note 12
buildings are constructed / proposed in
(b) (i) A cantilever portico of up to 2.4m width
such case the distance between every two
and 4.5m length may be permitted
blocks should be as per the following
within the side setback near & over the
Table- 2A-III. entrance with no access to the top of the
Table - 2A - III portico of use as a sit out place (and the
height of the portico shall be at least
Sl. Height of Higher Distance between
2.1m. from the plinth level). Garages
No. block block mentioned in
may be permitted at the rear and at side
column No. (2) & open spaces which will be accountable
the other block in the total built up area.
1. 2. 3.
1. Upto 12 meter 3.0 meter (ii) A Cantilever (non accessible) portico
2. More than 12 meter 4.5 meter may also be allowed in the front set
& upto 16 meter back subject to minimum deduction of
2.5 m from the edge of the perimeter to
the boundary wall leaving the road
3. More than 16 meter 6.0 meter
widening strip if applicable.
& upto 21 meter
(c) In the case of corner plot the location of
the garage provided within the open space shall be
4. More than 21 meter 7.0 meter located diagonally opposite the point of
& upto 24 meter. intersections of both roads.

20.1.5 Maximum coverage at each floor for N.B. (I) The trees shall be planted in such a way and
Residential Building as follows :- at such a time that they grow minimum upto 2 meter
of height by the end of the construction work.
Coverage for Buildings Maximum
coverage 20.2 Commercial Educational Institutional
on each Buildings.
20.2.1 Commercial Building
1. Upto 1000 sq.m of plot area 60%
and building ht up to 16m For all commercial, mercantile, storage & business
2. Above 1000 sq.m of plot area building proposed to be constructed in the area
& building ht. more than 16m within the jurisdiction of the Authority the minimum
50% set bacs requirement shall be as follows as per Tabel

Each and every plot in any use zone shall have

number of trees as per the following table :-

Sl. Plot Area in Sqm No. of trees

1 Up to 250 sqm, 2-4
2 Exceeding 250 & upto 4-6
1000 sqm.
3 More than 1000 sqm. 8
Table 2B-I
The front and rear set backs for commercial, marcantile, business & storage building
Sl depth of plot (in meter) Building upto 12.0 m in Building exceeding 12.0 Building more than 16.0
No. height m & up to 16.0 m in m. in height
Minimum Minimum Minimum Minimum Minimum Minimum
front set rear set front set rear set front set rear set
back (in m) back (in m) back (in m) back (in m) back (in m) back (in m)

1 Upto 10m 3.0 1.5 No construction shall be No construction shall be

permitted permitted
2 Exceeding 10 mtr & upto 3.0 1.8 3.5 2.5 4.5 3.0
3 Exceeding 15 mtr & upto 4.5 2.0 4.5 3.0 6.0 3.0
4 Exceeding 21 mtr & upto 5.0 2.5 6.0 3.0 6.0 4.0
5 Exceeding 27 mtr & upto 6.0 3.0 6.5 3.5 7.0 4.5
6 Exceeding 33 mtr & upto 6.5 3.66 7.0 4.0 8.0 5.0
7 Exceeding 39 mtr & upto 7.0 4.0 7.5 4.5 9.0 5.5
8 More than 45 mtrs 7.5 4.5 8.0 5.0 10.0 6.0

Table 2B-II
The side set backs for commercial, marcantile, business & storage building
Sl Width of plot (in meter) Building upto 12.0 m Building exceeding Building more than
No. in height 12.0 m & up to 16.0 m 16.0 m. in height
in height
Minimum Minimum Minimum Minimum Minimum Minimum
left side set Right side left side set Right side left side set Right side
back set back back set back back set back

1 Upto 10m At least No construction shall be No construction shall be

one side permitted permitted
2 Exceeding 10 mtr & upto 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0
3 Exceeding 15 mtr & upto 2.0 2.0 2.5 2.5 3.5 3.5
4 Exceeding 21 mtr & upto 2.5 2.5 3.0 3.0 4.0 4.0
5 Exceeding 27 mtr & upto 3.0 3.0 3.6 3.6 4.5 4.5
6 Exceeding 33 mtr & upto 3.6 3.6 4.0 4.0 5.0 5.0
7 Exceeding 39 mtr & upto 4.0 4.0 4.5 4.5 5.5 5.5
8 More than 45 mtrs 4.5 4.5 5.0 5.0 6.0 6.0

N.B. (1) Provided that the set backs laid down in table-2B-I and Tabel 2B-II shall be subject to the
conditions given in notes appended to Bye-laws 20.1.1

(2) In case of plot having width up to 10 meter maximum height of building shall be 12 meters.

(3) In case of plot depth up to 10 meter, the above front set back shown in Table no. 2B-I will
be applicable on ground floor only. The front set back on upper floors beyond height of 5
meters can be 3.00 meters.

(4) In new developing areas the setback of mercantile building shall be covered by the
provisions laid down in Clause No. 4.3.1 and 8.3.1 of the National Building Code Part-III.

Exceptions : up to 12 meters in height may be

permitted to be constructed in district
(1) Provided that a commercial, mercantile, centres and on commercial streets as semi-
business of storage building up to 12 m in detached houses with side set back of 3
height proposed to be constructed in a meters on one side unidirectional and the
district centre or in a commercial street other side NIL in order to maintain
may be permitted to be constructed, at the symmetry.
option of the owner, as a row housing
without any side set back.
(2) Provided further that commercial,
mercantile, business and storage building

20.2 Mercantile and storage buildings in TABLE NO. 3

other land use zone: OPEN SPACE FOR INDUSTRIAL
Mercantile and storage buildings shall not be
permitted in non-commercial areas S.No. Plot Size Front Rear Side
except under special permission by the 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
competent authority. Where such 1. Exceeding 6.0 M 4.5 M 4.5 M
permission is granted the set back 550 Sq.M &
requirements shall be same as up to 1000
applicable in the commercial areas. in case Sq. M
of partly Mercantile and storage building
permitted in non-commercial zone, the set 2 Exceeding 9.0 M 4.5 M 4.5 M
back requirements and other building 1000 Sq. M
parameters shall be decided by the & up to
competent officer of the RMC. 5000 Sq. M

20.2.1 Educational, Institutional And 3. Exceeding 9.0 M 9.0 M 4.5 M

Assembly Building: 5000 Sq. M
& up to
(a) All institutional building up to 16mtrs in 30,000
height whether situated in Institutional Area Sq. M
or not shall have the following minimum set
backs: 4. Above 15.0 M 15.0 M 10.0m
Front - 9Metres Sq. M.
Rear - 5Metres
Side - 5Metres each on 20.3.2 Subject to the requirements of FAR,
either side height, parking space and all other
(b) Institutional building with height more provisions of these bye laws the
requirement of exterior open spaces to be
than 15.00 m. whether situated in provided in industrial building constructed
Institutional Area or not shall be over a plot measuring up to 550 Sq. M shall
required to have minimum additional be given in Table 3 A below:
front and rear setback as per the
provisions of note-1 in Table 2A.. The TABLE NO. 3 A
minimum side set backs for these Minimum set back required in industrial buildings
building will be 5 m. on either side. constructed over a plot size up to 550 Sq. M

Width of plot Front Rear Side

20.2.2 Maximum Coverage at each floor. For
set back set back set backs
Commercial, Mercantile, Storage &
business building as per clause No.
20.1.5 Uptol0m 3.0M 3.0M 0.6M
Uptol2m 3.0M 3.0M 1.5M
20.3. Industrial Building: Uptol5m 4.5M 3.0M 1.5M
Uptol8m 4.5 M 3.0M 3.0M
20.3.1. Subject to the requirements of FAR, Above l8m 6.0 M 4.5M 3.0M
height, parking space and all other Note: The minimum set back
provisions of these bye-laws, the open requirements laid down in Table 3 and 3 A
space shall be as given in Table no. 3. shall be subject to the following conditions:

1. In addition to these set backs, provisions iwjc % MksjUMk&ukedkse jksM ls

regarding open space and set backs as ekStk& dqlbZ 222 ,oa pqfV;k 211
included in the Master plan for Industrial dh [kwyh txg]
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case of plots less than 10 meters in width 195] cfj;krq 193 ,oa okjkxkbZ
can be relaxed or condoned on merit in 184 ds 80-0 pkSM+k izLrkfor
suitable cases in consideration of the egk;kstuk iFkA
circumstances of a particular case, by the
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reasons for such relaxation or ykbZu ,oa [kwyh txg] jkWph
condonation in writing. ckbZ&ikl jksM] vjxksM+k ukyk] 150-
0 pkSM+k izLrkfor egk;kstuk iFk]
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ekStk gsly 202 ,oa dkads MSe dh
The provisions of all sub-sections of [kwyh txgA
Bye-law 20 shall be subject to the
requirements of F.A.R. and other 3 mi;qZ dafMdkvksa ds {ks= dks NksMd
+ j 2-00
relevant provisions of these Bye-laws. egk;kstuk esa fpfUgr {ks= dk Hkhrjh
21. Area and Height Limitations :
4 jkWph egk;kstuk ds fpfUgr {ks= ds 1-50
21.1 Floor Area Ratio : ckgj fu;a=.k ifj{ks=A
Considering factors like density of
population, state of availability of
infrastructure, potential for development
etc. maximum floor area ratio (F.A.R) Note :1 The F.A.R values indicated in table-4
for different use group shall be as per are for plotted development and in case of
Table 4 given below: intergrated development scheme like group
housing scheme, shopping centre etc. and
Tabel No. 4
service industries F.A.R. shall be decided
jkph kgjh {ks= ds FAR dk fu/kkZj.k by the RMC authority in consultants with
0 {ks= FAR
technical members. It may be up to the
la0 maximum of 3.00.
1 egk;kstuk esa fpfUgr ftyk ,oa 3-0 Note :2 F.A.R as per caluse 21.1 Table No. 4 will
O;kolkf;d dsUnz remain as in the exiting bye laws. Only
exception will be the road width less than 6
2 fuEufyf[kr pkSgh dk Hkhrjh {ks= 2-50 meter, same will be taken as 2.0 irrespective of
population density, potential of development
mkj % 120-0 pkSM+k izLrkfor and state of availbility of infrastructures.
egk;kstuk iFk
Note:3 Group housing scheme with provison of 20%
nf{k.k % jkph pkbZcklk jksM] ,;j iksVZ of the built-up area meant for economical flat
,fj;k] ,;jiksVZ ,fj;k dk 60-0 for economical weaker section and plot size of
pkSM+k egk;kstuk iFk]MksjUMk&ukedkse more than 5 acreas will be considered for the
jksM ds taDku rd] MksjUMk&ukedkse maximum F.A.R of 3.0.

21.2 Height Limitation : erected or no tree which is likely to grow

or ordinarily grows higher than the
The height of the building shall be height specified in the Table 5 and 6
governed by the limitations of F.A.R., open shall be plante., on any land within a
spaces and the width of street fronting the radius of 20KM from ARP of the
plot as per details given below: aerodrome without getting perir approval
of the Airport Authority.
(a) The absolute height of a building shall not
exceed 1.5 times the existing width of the For sanction of map of any building of any
road abutting the property plus the front height within a distance of 1710 mtrs
open space including road widening strip. (including 150 mtr factor of Safety) on
both the sides of Funnel Zone and 231
(b) If a building abuts on two or more streets,
mtrs (including 21mtr for factor of
of different widths, the building shall be
safety) from the inner boundary, on both
deemed to face upon the street that has the
the sides of Transit Zone, prior
greather width and the height of building
permission from the Airport Authority,
shall be regulated by the width of that street
Ranchi shall be mandatory. The height
and may be continued to the height to a
restriction for the construction of
depth of 24m along the narrower street.
buildings within this area will be as
NOTE :l. Height exceptions:- The following follows :-
apurtenant structures shall not be included
Table..... 5 Height Restriction with respect to Approch Funnels
in the height of the building: (Clauses A-2.1 and A-2.1.1 of N.B.C 2005)
Sl Area Maximum Permissibel
Roof tanks and their supports, ventilation, No Height above the
air conditioning, lift rooms and similar . Elevation of the Nearest
service equipment, roof structures Runway end
including mumty, chimneys, other than 1 More than 360m but not 6
barsaties, parapet walls and architectural exceeding 510m
2 More than 510m but not 9
feature not exceeding l m in height. Unless exceeding 660m
the aggregate area of such structures 3 More than 660m but not 12
including barsaties exceeds one third of the exceeding 810m
roof of the building upon which they are 4 More than 810m but not 15
erected. exceeding 960m
5 More than 960m but not 18
(c) (i) For the building in the vicinity and exceeding 1110m
6 More than 1110m but not 21
funnel area of Aerodromes the absolute exceeding 1260m
maximum height of such structures shall be 7 More than 1260m but not 24
as per notification no. S.O. 988 dated exceeding 1410m
5.1.1988 of Ministry of Civil Aviation , 8 More than 1410m but not 27
Govt. of India and subject to further exceeding 1560m
amendment 9 More than 1560m 30

21.2 (c) (ii) Height limitations in fannel zone

Table....... Height Restriction with respect to Transitional Area
and Transit zone of the Airport Area
(Clauses A-2.1 and A-2.1.2 of N.B.C 2005)
should be as per National Building code Sl Distance from the Inner Maximum Permissibel
2005 (Annex A Clause no. 9.5.1) Table No boundry of the Transitional Height above the
5 and 6 . Area Specified above Elevation of the ARP.
1 Upto distance of 21m -
No building or structure higher than the eight 2 More than 21m but not 3
specified in Table shall be constructed or exceeding 42m

3 More than 42m but not 6 21.3.3. All Govt/Semi Govt./Public/Semi Public
exceeding 63m bodies shall follow all the provision of the
4 More than 63m but not 9
exceeding 84m
5 More than 84m but not 12
exceeding 105m
22. Group Housing:
6 More than 105m but not 15
exceeding 126m
22.1 Group Housing Development normally and
7 More than 126m but not 18 preferably in two and more multistoried
exceeding 147m blocks shall not be a customary subdivision
8 More than 147m but not 21 of land into streets and plots. The layout
exceeding 168m plan shall be governed by good design
9 More than 168m but not 24 standards suiting to the site and the socio-
exceeding 189m
10 More than 189m but not 27
exceeding 210m requirements of the occupants to be decided
11 More than 210m 30 by the RMC.
Note 1 : Inner boundry of the transitional area
will be measured fromed outer edge of the basic 22.2 Access to dwellings in housing of low cost
strip which is 315mtr form the outer edge of for weaker section of the society sahll be
both sides of runway. governed by appropriate design requirements.
The footpaths shall open on a residential street
Note 2: Funnel Zone and Transit Zone are oor cul-de-sac or loop street of preferably9m
shown in new Appendix O annexed. width.

21.3 Road widening and F.A..R 22.3 The minimum size of the site for this type
of development shall be more than 5000 sqm
21.3. In case the plot is affected by a road
widening scheme and the owner of the plot (i) Floor area is calculated as area on all
voluntarily surrenders the affected portion of his floors unless specifically excluded.
land to the RMC without any claim of (ii) The coverage shall be calculated on the
compensation, he/she shall be entitled to build whole area reserved for group housing
on the remaining plot an area, calculated on the after deducting the followings:
basis of the F.A.R. as applied to the total area of
the plot prior to such surrender. (a)The area of any highway, any road upto
25m and major residential roads of 18m
Provided that the surrender of the land shall be Width, around the Group Housing Areas
affected by a deed of transfer to be executed by (But residential street, loop street, cul-
the owner in favour of the de-sac, service line and footpaths shall
RMC for widening of road. not be deducted).
21.3.1.Such strip of land to be left for road (b) The area of school (excluding sites for
widening has to be left for general public before Nursery Schools) and other community
starting the constructions of the building and facilities within the Group Housing
accordingly the boundry wall of the property Area and
has to be erected. (c) The open spaces except playgrounds
and toilots to local nature.
21.3.2. For new and developing areas, the strip
of land to be left for road widening and the (iii) Any further provisions of master plan and
boundaries shall be shiffted before the zonal development plans.
sanctioned plan are given after physical
verificaction of the same.

22.4 No limit to floors and height shall be such other system to ensure surface water
applicable except in area near protected percolation in to the subsoil.
monuments and airport etc. 23.2 For building of different kinds off
However, for plots of the area of more than 0.4 street parking space for vehicles shall
Hectare, width of road and access ways for new be provided as specified below:
and development colonies should be 9.0m. (a) Motor Vehicles: Space shall be
Means of access abutting the plot must be provided as specified in Table-5 for
sufficient enough for movement of fire engines parking motor vehicle.
as cleared by the fire department (Minimum
Table - 7
Minimum off street Car parking spaces:
Table-6 S.No. Occupancy/Nature One car parking
of 20 sq.m
FAR and coveragefor group housing (including drive
For this type, F.A.R. will be taken as to 2.0, way) shall be
Ground coverage 35%, Building height and provided for
width of existing road-As per Byelaws, every.
palyground, Gym, Community hall, retail shop 1. Residential
etc. will be essential as per the provisions in the (i) Multi family (a) Two dwellings, each
byelaws. upto 50 sq. m carpet
23. Parking and Loading Unloading spaces : (b) one dwelling of
23.1 Each off street parking space provided carpet area of more
for motor vehicles shall not be less than than 50 m sq and
20 Sq. M (including driveway) in area upto 150 m sq.
for motor cycles/scooters, cycles the for dwelling unit
parking spaces provided shall not be less having a built up
than 3.00 Sq.M and 1.4 Sq.M area more than 150
respectively. The minimum width of the sqm area one car
driveway for motor vehicle and fire parking will be
Engines shall be 3 meter and 4.5 meters provided for every
respectively. 150 sqm. of built up
area or part thereof.
Note 1: For of-street car parking, out of 20 sq.
mtr, per perking requires 2.50 X 5.0m for
parking lot and 2.50 X 3m taken for drive
way in the front set back. ii) Lodging establishments,
tourist homes, and hotels.- 120 sq.m carpet
Note 2: Car parking may be permitted in the
area or fraction
rear and side setback, leaving a minimum
width of 3.0m drive way. For two wheelers, there of.
the minimum width of drive way in the rear 2. Educational - 150 sq.m carpet area or
and side set back will be 2.0 m fraction thereof of
administrative office area
Note 3: Minimum 50% of all paving around the
and public service area.
building for drive wat etc should be soft
paving in the form of inter locking concrete 3. Institutional
block (without mrtar or solid sub base) or (Medical) - 20 beds

4. Assembly - 30 persons parking requirements under these Bye-

5. Governmental or - 150 sq.m carpet laws.
semi public area area or fraction 23.5 In addition to the parking spaces
thereof provided for buildings of mercantile
6. Mercantile Business/ - 100 sqm carpet (commercial) Industrial and storage,
& commercial area or faction type at the rate of one space of 3.5 X 7.5
thereof meters, for loading and unloading
7. Industrial. - 200 sq.m carpet area or activities, for each 1000 Sq. meter of
fraction there of. floor area or fraction thereof, shall be
8. Storage. - 100 sq.m up to 500sq.m
area and every 200 sq.m 23.6 No FAR value should be added for
thereafter. Parking at any floor except lock-up
NOTE 1. In the case of auditoria for 23.7 Carpet area will be taken as 50% of the
Educational buildings, parking built up area.
space shall be provided as per
serial no. 4 of Table 7 above. 23.8 The parking space in cinemas, theatres
NOTE 2. For plots up to 100 sq.m as in the and place of public assembly shall be
case of Shops/parking spaces need provided as under.
not be insisted upon,
(b) Other types of Vehicles : For non Sl. Type of No. of vehicles for
residential, non assembly , non No. Vehicles, which parking space
commercial occupancies in addition to shall be provided
the parking area provided under Bye- 1. Cars 2.5% of the seating
laws no. 23.2 (a) above 100 percent capacity
additional parking space shall be
provided for parking other types of 2. Scooters 10%
(c) Parking in set backs may be permitted up to 3. Cycles 20%
a depth of 4.5 meters provided sufficient
NOTE: See serial No.-4 of Table - 4.
driveway is left open beyond this
parking. 1. Parking may be permitted in set back area
after leaving adequate space for
23.3 Off street parking space shall be vehicular and pedestrian movement.
provided with adequate vehicular access 2. Requirements of proposed road widths
to a street and the area of drives, allies and land use proposals as indicated in the
less and such other provisions required Master Plan and Zonal Development
for adequate maneuvering of vehicles Plans shall be strictly adhered to.
shall be exclusive of the parking space
stipulated in these bye-laws. 3. The building shall be considered detached,
23.4 If the total parking space required by semi detached and new type on the basis
these Bye-laws is provided by a group of of the width of plots as per the foot-notes
property owners for their mutual given for bye-laws no. 20.1.1.
benefits, such use of the space may be
constituted as meeting the off street

4. Where the Master plan Zonal which is intended for eating purposes
development plan provides the minimum also shall have a floor area of not less
proposed right of way where a than 9.5 sq.m with a minimum width of
construction of Cinema is permissible but 2.4m.
the existing right of way is narrower or
less only if the existing right of way is not (ii) In case of special housing schemes as
less than 13 metres. given under Bye-law 24,1.1 (ii) the
following relaxation is applicable:
24. Requirements of parts of Buildings:
(a) In case of single room tenement a
24.1 Size and area requirements: separate kitchen is not necessary.
24. 1.1 Habitable rooms: (b) In case of double room tenement
kitchen shall not be less than 4 sq.m in
(i) No habitable room shall have a floor area with a minimum width of 1.5m.
area of less than 9.5 sq.m and the
minimum width of a room shall be 2.4m. 24.1.3 Bathrooms and water closets :
In the case of hostels in educational
institution, the minimum size of a (i) The size of a bathroom shall not be less
habitable room for single person shall be than 1. 8 sq,m with the minimum width
7.5 sq.m. In case of buildings with two of 1.2 in if it is a combined bath and
rooms, one of this shall not be less
than 9.5 sq. m and the other not less than water closet its floor area shall not be
7.5 sq.m. less than 2.8 sq. m with the minimum
width of 1.2 m. The minimum floor
(ii) However, in the case of special
housing schemes of economically area for water closet shall be 1.1 sq.m
weaker section of society, low income with a minimum width of 0.9 m.
group housing, slum clearance scheme:
industrial labour housing schemes (ii) In case of special housing schemes as
undertaken by public Agencies, the given under 24.1, l , (ii) Provisions
norms for the area of the room shall be shall be made for water closet and bath
as follows: in the area of single shed double room
(a) A single room tenament shall consist of
not less than 11 sq.m in area and a 24.1.4 Mezzanine floor :
multipurpose space of at least 7.5 sq.m The minimum size of a mezzanine floor if
in area. it is used as living room shall be 9.5 sq.m
(b) In the case of double room tenaments, The aggregate area of such mezzanine
there shall be a living room not less floor shall be not more than 33.3% of the
than 11 sq.m in area and another room plinth area of the building.
not less than 7.5 sq.m in area.
24.1.5 Loft:
24.1.2 Kitchen:
Where lofts are provided in kitchen and
(i) The area of kitchen shall not be less other areas the maximum coverage shall be
than 5.0 sq.m with the minimum limited to 25% of the room size. Lofts in
width of 1.8m. Where there is a residential dwellings shall be permitted
separate store the size of the kitchen above the corridor space, water closet and
may be reduced to 4.5 sq.m. A kitchen bath rooms.

24.1.6 Ledge: (i) Storage of house hold or other goods of

non-flammable materials.
A ledge or Tand in a habitable room shall
not cover more than 25 percent of the area (ii) Dark room.
of the floor on which it is constructed and (iii) Strong room, bank locker etc.
shall not interfere with the ventilation of
the room in which it is constructed and (iv) Air conditioning equipments and other
shall not interfere with the ventilation of machines used for services and utilities
the room under any circumstances. of the building.
(v) Parking spaces.
24.1.7. Garages:
(vi) Stack room of libraries
The minimum size of the garage shall be
2.75 m x 4m. (vii) Shops / Commercial offices or
institutions shall be permitted in semi-
24.1.8 Verandah: basement in commercial building only with
proper lighting and ventilation as per NBC.
The minimum width shall be 1.5 m.
NOTE: Uses of basement from (i) to (vi)
24.1.9. Corridor: The minimum width of shall not be reckoned for the purpose of
corridor shall be 1 m. F.A.R.

24.1.10 BASEMENT: Lower storey of a basement shall not be used for
building having minimum height of ceiling residential/office/shop.
900mm and maximum 1200 mm above the The basement shall have the following
average surrounding ground level.
requirement :
If the authority of RMC is (i) Every basement shall be at least 2.4 m
satisfied with the locality and adjoining areas of in height from the floor to ceiling in
the proposed site, Basement of minimum every part.
height 2.1m may be permitted only for parking,
in the set back area after leaving a minimum (ii) Adequate ventilation shall be provided
open space of 1.5m on side and rear and 3.0m for the basement. The standard of
in front, to provide drainage and other services, ventilation shall be as required by the
keeping in mind the structural safety of the particular occupancy according to
building on adjoining properties. Top of such Bye-laws.
extension of the basement in setback area Any deficiency maybe met by providing
should be perfectly in level with the surrounding adequate mechanical ventilation in the form
pavement level. A certificate from the licensed of blowers, exhaust fans (one exhaust fan
Engineer or Architect shall have to be submitted for 50 sq. m of basement, area), air
with the development application confirming the conditioning system etc.
safety of the adjoining structures if any.
(iii) Adequate arrangement shall be made so
that surface drainage does not enter the
basement. in view the vicinity, structural
safety and topography of site the (iv) The walls and floors of the basement shall
basement shall be allowed to be be watertight and be designed taking the
constructed in the plot and can be put to effect of the surrounding soil and moisture,
any of the following use: into account and adequate damp
proofing treatment be given.

(v) The basement shall not be partitioned, in The head room for the loft shall be not
case the partitions in the basement are more than 1.5m. In the case of pitched
allowed by the RMC, no compartment roof it shall have an average height of 1.5m.
shall be less than 45 sq. m in area and
24.2.5 Ledge:
each compartment shall have ventilation
standards as laid down in sub clause (ii) The ledge shall be provided at a minimum
separately and independently. height of 2.2 m.

(vi) Kitchen, bathroom and toilet shall not be 24.2.6 Mezzanine floor:
permitted in the basement
The minimum height of mezzanine floor
shall be 2.2 m. (i) Lower storey of a building having 24.2.7 Staircase :

height of the ceiling more than 1200 mm The minimum head room in a passage under
above the surrounding ground level at all the landing of staircase and under
points shall be termed as semi the staircase shall be 2.2 m.
24.2.8 Industrial building:
(ii) The permitted use of semibasement shall be
decided by the RMC on request of the owner. The ceiling height shall not be less than
3.6 m.
24.2.9 Corridor:
24.2.1 Habitable room: The height of all rooms The minimum head room under corridor
used for human habitation shall be shall be 2.2 m.
2.75m measured from the surface of the
floor to the lowest point of the ceiling 24.3 Other requirements of parts of building.
(bottom of slab) in case of air
conditioned rooms a height of not less 24.3.1 Kitchen :
than 2.4m. measured from the surface of Every room to be used as kitchen shall
the floor to the lowest point of air have:
conditioning duct of false ceiling shall
be provided. The minimum head room (a) Unless Separated by providing a Pantry,
under beams shall be 2.4 m. means for the Washing of Kitchen
utensils which shall lead directly or through
24.2.2 Kitchen: a sink to a grated and trapped connection to the
washer pipe.
The height of the kitchen shall not be
less than 2.75 m. and minimum head (b) an impermeable floor.
(c) a flue, if found necessary, and
under beams shall be 2.4 m.
(d) in case of multi-storied buildings more
24.2.3 Bathrooms and water closets: than 5 storeyes in height, refuse chutes
(which may be provided) shall be
The height of a bathroom or water closet constructed in accordance with IS: 69242973
measured from the surface of floor to the Code of practice for the
lowest point of ceiling shall be not less construction of refuse chutes in
than 2.2 m. multistoried buildings.
24.2.4 Loft:

24.3.2 Bath rooms and water closets: (d) such mezzanine floor or any part of it
shall not be used as a kitchen; and
1. Every bath room and water closet shall be
so situated that at least one of its walls (e) In no case a mezzanine floor shall be
shall open to external air (see Bye-law subdivided so as to make it liable to be
24.4.3) converted into unventilated
(b) Not be directly over or under any room
other than another latrine, washing place, 24.3.4 Plinth:
bath or unless it has a water-tight floor. The plinth of any part of building shall
(c) have the platform or seat made of water be so located with respect to the
tight non absorbent material: surrounding ground level or crest of the
road level that adequate drainage of site
(d) be enclosed by walls on partitions and the is assured. In no case this shall be less
surface of every such wall or partition shall than 0.45 m. Every interior courtyard or
be finished with a smooth impervious garage shall be raised at least 0. 15 m.
materials to a height of not less than 1m. above the level of surrounding ground
above the floor of such a room; and level and shall be satisfactorily drained.

(e) be provided with an impervious floor 24.3 .5 Roof :

covering, sloping towards the drain with a (i).The roof of a building shall be so
suitable grade and not towards verandah or constructed or framed as to permit
any other room. effectual drainage of the rain water
(ii) No room containing water-closets shall there from by means of sufficient
be used for any purpose except as a rainwater pipe of adequate size,
lavatory and no such room shall open wherever required, so arranged, joined
directly into any kitchen or cooking space and fixed as to ensure that the rain water
by a door, window or other opening. is carried away from the building
Every room containing Water closet without causing dampness in any part of
shall have a door completely closing the the walls or foundation of the walls or
entrance to it. foundation of the building or house of
adjacent building.
24.3.3 Mezzanine floor:
(ii) The RMC may require rainwater pipes
A mezzanine floor may be permitted to be connected to a drain or sewer or
over a room or a compartment provided : recharge bore well, or through a
covered channel formed beneath the
(a) It conforms to the standards of living public footpath to connect the rain
rooms as regard to lighting and water pipe to the road gutter or in any
ventilation. other approved manner.
(b) It is so constructed as not to interfere (iii) Rain water pipes shall be affixed to the
under any circumstances with the outside or in recesses or chasis formed
ventilati6n of the space over and under in such walls or in such other manner
it; as may be approved by RMC.
(c) Such mezzanine floor is not subdivided
into smaller compartments;

24.3.6 Boundary wall: 24.4.2 Where the lighting and ventilation

requirement are not met through day
(a) Except with the special permission of lighting and natural ventilation the same
the RMC the maximum height of the shall be ensured through artificial
front compound wall shall be 1.5m lighting and mechanical ventilation as
above the central line of the front per part VIII Building Services Sections
street. (I) Lighting and Ventilation of National
Building Code of India.
(b) The rear and side compound wall shall
not have a height more than 2.2.m Not with standing the above, a minimum
above the central line of the service aggregate area of openings of habitable
road, in case it exists, othewise 2.2m rooms and kitchens excluding doors
shall be measured above the Central shall be not less than 1/10 of the floor
line of the front street. area. No portion of a room shall be
(c) In case of a corner plot the height of assumed to be lighted if it is more than
the boundary wall shall be restricted to 7.5 m. from the opening assumed for
0.75m for a length of 5m on the front lighting that portion.
and side of the intersections and the
24.4.3 Ventilation shaft:
reamining height of 1.5m shall be
made up of railings. (a) For ventilation of the spaces for water
closets and bath rooms, if not opening on to
(d) However, the provisions of (a), (b) & front, rear, side or interior open space these
(c) are not applicable to boundary walls shall open on to the ventilation shaft, the
of jails, sanitoria, factories and size of which shall not be less than as given
educational institutions. in Table 8. This should be limited for
(e) No residential building boundaries natural ventilation only ( area of the service
shall be surrounded by barbed wire duct/shaft shall not be counted in %age
fence, prickly pear or other coverage.
objectionable plant or hedge, such (b) Ventilation requirements can be met by the
works may be allowed for Factories mechanical ventilation system like
provided it is so required. air conditioning etc. Toilets may be
permitted without any exterior
(f) For corner plots boundries in the corner openings for the buildings like hotels,
should be curved to a minimum radius commercial complexes etc as per
of 9m lenght of boundry wall on both N.B.C. but not for appartments and
sides and if their curvature in the residence
boundry wall reduces they required set
backs, it shall be permitted.
24.4 Lighting and Ventilation

24.4.1 Lighting and Ventilation of rooms:

Rooms shall have the admission of light

and air, through window and fan lights,
opening directly to external air or into an
open verandah. .

Table-8 floor) shall be counted for F.A.R

s.no HeightofBuildingArea Min.Width
25.6 Fire escape stair case shall not be
(in sqm) (in m) calculated for F.A.R.
1. Upto 12 mete 1.2 0.9 For commercial buildings including
2. Upto 16.00 meter 2.8 1.2 offices:
3. Upto 22 meter 4.0 1.5 Building above ground+2 floor
4. Upto 28 meter 5.4 1.8 25.7 10 person capacity per 500 M2 or fraction
5. Upto 34 meter 8.0 2.4 therof of buil-up area excluding ground
6. above 34 meter 9.0 3.0 floor and covered parking area.

. 25.8 Minimum number of lifts to be 2 for all

commercial building above ground+3 and
24.5 Drain will be constructed by the applicant the minimum capacity shall be 6 person per
of multistoried building upto the floor.
nearest municipal drains (if it exists) or
up to 75 mtr length. whichever is less. Note 1 : All the lifts requirements shall be
as per the estimate and specification subject to fire requirement.
provided by the RMC.
Note 2 : All lilft doors shall be as per the
25. Provision of lifts requirements of N.B.C.

For residential buildings 26. EXIT REQUIREMENTS :

25.1 For no. of flats more than 8 and up to 18 26.1 General:

one lift of the capacity of 6 passengers will
(i) Every building meant for human
be mandatory for G+4 and above.
occupancy shall be provided with exit
25.2 For every 18 flats and part therof one lift of sufficient to permit safe escape of
the capacity of 6 passengers shall be occupants, in case of fire or other
provided for residential buildings up to emergency.
G+4 or of the height of 12 meters and
(ii) In every building exits shall comply
with minimum requirement of exit
25.3 If the no. of flats in a mult8isoried except those not essential for general
residential building is more than 12, the public use.
provision of lift will be compulsory for
(iii) All exits shall be free from
G+3 even if the height of the building is
less than 12 meters. The capacity and no of
lifts shall be as given in sl. no. 1 and 2 (iv) No building shall be altered so as to
reduce the number, width or
25.4 Provison of lift should be made for
protection of exits to less than that
residential buildings of more than G+3
stories or building having the height of 12
meter, whichever is lower. (v) Exits shall be clearly visible and the
routes to reach the exist shall be clearly
25.5 The area of lift well at one floor only (not
the sum of total area of lift well at every

marked and signposted to guide the travel distance capacity for exits and
population of floor concerned. the population of building based on the
occupant load as given in national
(vi) Adequate and reliable illumination building code of India.
shall be provided for exits.
(ii) There shall not be less than two exits
(vii)Fire fighting equipment shall be for building over 15.25 meters in
suitably located and clearly marked. height serving every floor area and at
least one of them shall be external
(viii) Alarm devices shall be installed to
ensure prompt evacuation of the
population concerned. 26.5(i) Other requirements of Exits :
(ix) All exits shall provide continuous (a)Every exit doorway shall open into an
means of egress to the exterior of a enclosed stairway, a horizontal exit, on a
building or to an exterior open space corridor or passageway providing
leading to street. continuous and protected means of
(x) Exits shall be so arranged that they
may be reached without passing (b)No exit doorway shall be less than 100
through another unit. cm in width. Doorways shall be not less
than 200 cm. in height.
26.2 Arrangement of exits: Exits shall be so
located that the travel distance on the (c)Exit doorways shall open outwards that
floor shall not exceed 22.5 m. for is, away from the room but shall not
residential, educational, institutional and obstruct the travel along any exit. No
hazardous occupancies and 30 m for door, when opened, shall reduce the
commercial, assembly, business/ required width of stairway or landing to
mercantile, industrial and Storage less than 90 cm. Overhead or sliding
occupancies. doors shall not be installed.
26.3 Capacity of Exits : (d)Exit door shall not open immediately
upon flight of stairs; a landing equal to at
(i) The unit of exit width used to measure
least the width of the door shall be
capacity of any exit shall be 50 cm. A
provided in the stairway at each
clear width of 25 cm. Shall be counted
doorway; level of landing shall be the
as on additional half unit, Clear width
same as that of the floor which it serves.
less than 25 cm. shall not be counted for
exit width. (e)Exit doorways shall be openable from
the side which they serve without the
use of a key
(ii) The occupants per unit exit width shall
be as given in national building code of 26.5(ii) Revolving Doors :
India (a) Revolving doors shall not be used as
required exits except in business and
mercantile occupancies, but shall not
26.4 The number of exits. constitute more than half of the total
required door width.
(i) The location, width and number of
exits shall be in accordance with the

(b) When revolving doors are considered (h) Hand rails shall be provided with a
as required exit way the following minimum height of 90 cm. from the
assumptions shall be made: centre of the tread.
(1) Each revolving door shall be
26.5(iv) Fire Escapes or external Stairs :
constructed on half unit exit width.
(2) Revolving doors shall not be located at (a) Fire escapes shall net be taken into
the foot of a stairway. account in calculating the evacuation
time of a building.
26.5(iii) Stairways:
(a) Interior stairs shall be constructed of (b) All fire escapes shall be directly
non combustible materials throughout. connected to the ground.

(b) Interior staircase shall be constructed (c) Entrance to firescape shall be separate
as a self-contained unit with at least and remote from the internal staircase.
one side adjacent to an external wall
and shall be completely enclosed. (d) The route to fire escape shall be free
(c) A staircase shall not be arranged round from obstructions at all times, except a
a lift shaft unless the latter is entirely doorway leading to the fire escape
enclosed by a material of fire- which shall have the required fire
resistance as for that type of resistance.
construction itself.
(e) Fire escape shall be constructed of
(d) Hollow combustible construction shall noncombustible materials.
not be permitted.
(e) (1) The minimum width of an internal (f) Fire escape stairs shall have straight
staircase shall be 100 cm. except in the flight not less than 90 cm. wide with 25
case of residential dwellings where the cm. treads and riser of not more than
minimum width may be 75 cm. 20 cm. The number of risers shall be
limited to 16 per flight.
(2) The minimum width of
staircase will be 120 cm. for (g) Handrails shall be of a height not less
multistoried building having G+4 and than 100 cm.
above or building having more than 12
flats even if it is less than G+4. 26.5(v) Spiral Stair (Fire escape) :
(f) The minimum width of treads without
nosing shall be 90 cm. for an internal (a) The use of spiral staircase shall be
staircase for residential buildings. In limited to low occupant load and to a
case of other buildings the minimum buildingof height 9 m. unless they are
tread shall be 30 cm. The treads shall connected to platforms, such as balconies
be constructed and maintained in a andterraces to allow escapers to pause.
manner to prevent slipping.
A Spiral fire escape shall be not less than 150
(g) The maximum height of rise shall be cm. in diameter and shall be designed to
20 cm. in the case of residential give adequate headroom.
buildings and 15 Cm. in the case of
other buildings. They shall be limited (b) Open steel or fire reistant material fire
to 12 per flight. escape staircase with folding ladder in the

lowest floor may be provided in the side the side set back shall not be less than
and rear set back area also. 4.5 m.

26.5(vi) Ramps : (g) Ramps may also be permitted in the

front set back after leaving 4.5m from
(a) Minimum ramp gradient for the ramps the front boundary. (excluding road
going down to the basement only for widening strip if applicable)
parking purposes of maximum of 1.8m
depth should be 1:7 and for depths (h) Ramps may also be permitted in the
more than 1.8m depth should be 1:10. side set back after leaving 4.5m from
the boundary .
(b) For any height more than 2.4 meter the
slope of ramp shall not exceed 1:20 (i) Ramps for Hospital :

(c) For all slopes exceeding 1:10 and In case of Hospital, the slope of ramp
where the use involves danger of shall not be grater than 1:20
slipping the ramp shall be surfaced
27. Fire safety Requirements:
with approved non slipping materials.
Building shall be planned, designed and
(d) The ramps with slope upto 1:20 shall constructed to ensure fire safety and this
be counted towards the covered area shall be done in accordance with Part-IV
for calculating the fees. in fire protection of NATIONAL
(e) Parking may be provided along the run BUILDING CODE OF INDIA, and
of Ramp if the slope is not steeper than applicable fire Service Act along with
1:20 and the Ramp will be treated as amendments, unless otherwise,
driveway. specified in these bye-laws. In the case
of special Buildings like multistoried
(f) Ramps may be permitted in the rear set building above 16.00 meter in height and
back for the buildings whose width or buildings with more than 500. sq.
area in rear side is more or equal to meter ground coverage and all other
30m after leaving requisite setbacks building of industrial, storage, assembly
and the length of the ramp should not and hazardous type as identified in
exceed more than 50% of such width Byelaw no 5.3 (vi) the building shall be
and also an open space of 1.5m should cleared by the local fire Brigade
be left for drainage etc. between the Authority.
ramp& boundary wall and provided

28. Structural design of foundations, masonry, 31.2 Requirements of water supply in
timber, plain concrete, reinforced ,concrete, Buildings: The requirements of
prestressed concrete and structural steel water supply for various occupancies
shall be carried out in accordance with part shall be as given in National Building
VI Structural designs, section l-loads, code of India.
Sections 2-Foundation, section 3-Wood
Section 4-Masonry, Section 5-Concrete, 31.3 The sanitary fittings and installations for
Section 6-steel, of National Building Code different occupancies shall be as given in
of India. national building code of India
depending on the land use zone and the
29. Quality of Materials and Workmanship use permitted.
shall be of good quality conforming
generally to accepted standards of Public 32 Signs and outdoor Display Structures
Works Department of Jharkhand and
32.1 The display of advertising signs on
India Standard Specifications and Codes
building and land shall be in accordance
as included in Part VIII Constructional
with Part X-Signs and Outdoor Display
Practices and Safety of National Building
Structures of National Building Code of
Code of India.
30. Building Services: 32.2 The type, design and construction of
30.1 The planning, design and installation of street furniture including Bus shelters
electrical installations, air conditioning and shall be to the satisfaction of the RMC.
heating work, installation of lifts and
33. Bye-Laws for plots in New Area.
escalators shall be carried out in
accordance with part VIII Building 33.1 Sub-division of land: The sub-division
Services, Section 2-Electrical installations, of land is normally for five uses. 1.
Section 3-Air conditioning and Heating, Residential, (2) Business-commercial,
Section 5-Installation of lifts and (3) Industrial, (4) Community facilities
Escalators of National Building Code of and (5) Parks and playgrounds. Details
India. for individual land use sub-division is
given under bye-law nos. 33.2 to 33.5.
31. Plumbing Services:
33.2 Residential:
31.1 The Planning, design,. construction and
installation of water supply, drainage 33.2.1 Roads:
sanitation and gas supply systems shall The residential streets shall be divided into
be in accordance with Part IX three categories based on their use and
Plumbing Services Section 1-Water proposed traffic requirements:
supply, Section
(1) Service Roads,
2- Drainage and Sanitation and Section.
(2) Collector Roads,
3- Gas supply of National Building code of
India. (3) Other roads either proposed in the
Regional plan Master Plan, Zonal
Development Plan and Development

Plan or required due to local 33.2.3 Conditions of planning:

requirements; The planning
requirements for the above are given The service roads shall be so laid out
below: that their use for thorough traffic is
automatically discouraged. In no case a
(i) Service Roads: service road can be permitted, to be used
as thorough traffic.
(a) The minimum width of a service road
shall be 7.5m. This service road can Where a subdivision abuts on
serve up to a length of 300m. This will certain major existing or proposed road
be measured from one wider street to the RMC may require service road
another wider street. If the alongside the major road or may provide
7.50m. road ends as a dead end depth roads with no access to adjacent
of the turn around should be of properties or such other treatment as
15 M. or an equivalent area in another may be necessary for adequate
form permitting turn around. No turn protection of residential property and
around is required if the number of to effect separation of thorough and local
plots served by such road is less than traffic.
33.3 Commercial, business and industrial:
(b) A road which is longer than 300M or
serves up to 100 plots/houses or 33.3.1 The maximum length permissible for
extendable to new areas shall be 12m. different classification of roads in areas
wide. other than residential shall be as
indicated below. No roads in these areas
(c) All junctions of service roads shall shall be less than 12 meter in width.
have sufficient weaving angle. In no
case it shall be less than the space Class of Width Maximum length
arrived at by drawing a quadrant of a Roads permissible
circle of 4.5m radius at the edge of the M. M.
actual road lines leaving the width of 1. 12 200
pedestrian walks (foot path) and the 2. 18 600
plot boundaries shall be rounded of by 3. 24 and 600
drawing a quadrant of the circle of above
2.7m radius at the edge of plot The width of all Master Plan road shall be as
boundaries. It can also be provided but
per the width prescribed in the Master Plan.
cut in place of rounded corners to be
determined by the RMC.
33.3.2 Alleys:
(ii) Other roads :- Arterial/Semi-arterial
Roads : The widths of roads shall be as Alleys shall be provided in commercial
per the Master plan. and industrial area except where
RMC may relax this requirement or
(iii) Service lane:
when assured provision is made for
In row type of houses and in such areas service access such as off street loading/
where sewerage system does not exist a unloading and parking consistent with and
service lane of width 3.5m. shall be adequate for the use provided. The width
provided. The length of such service of alleys where provided shall not be less
lane shall be not more than 300m. than 6M and no dead end alley shall be

permitted unless provided with an spaces shall be determined by the

adequate turn around facilities. RMC in consultation with Chief Town
33.3.3 Junctions :
33.5 Community facilities:
The layout shall be provided at the
33.5.1 The extent of community facilities to be
junctions of roads in such a way that as
provided depending upon population and
far as possible all roads do meet at right
various occupancies shall be as given in
angle. Roads meeting at less than that shall
National Building Code of India.
not be permitted unless adequate
arrangements for the circulation of traffic 33.5.2 National Building Code of India based
with desirable weaving length is available. on population shall also be the guide
line to work out different requirements
33.4 Parks/Playgrounds :
of a subdivision plan. The density
33.4.1 The open space in a residential area proposed in the Master Plan shall
should be in proportion to the density of guide the development to work out the
that area. actual population of an area. In town
where a Master Plan or a Regional Plan
To work out an over-all open space has not been prepared, the density
exclusively for a active recreation and pattern for the area shall be determined
breathing space the requirement shall be by the RMC in consultation with Chief
worked out on proposed population Town Planner.
density of the area. The requirement of
open space shall be divided according to 33.5.3 An application can be made to the
the purpose i.e., tot lot, parks, play field RMC on prescribed application form
as given in Appendix K to obtain the
The following criteria may be adopted
for arriving at open spaces depending proposals of Master Plan or zonal plan
upon density: - for a land in which an applicant may be
Density/per Density/per Open space interested for preparation of sub-division
Acre Hectare in percentage proposed to develop the area. The
100 250 15% RMC shall supply to the applicant such
150 325 16%
information as may be necessary for him
200 500 22%
250 and 625 and 25% to prepare a sub division plan for his
above above land in accordance with the Zonal
Development Plan or the Master Plan,
The open spaces provided in the
proposed land use plan of a Master Plan Regional Plan or any proposed land use
or a Regional Plan shall be over and above or density pattern as the case may be
this open space and shall be counted
within thirty days from the date of
under the density ratio mentioned above.
In towns where a Master Plan or a receipt of such application by the RMC.
Regional Plan has not been prepared, the
demarcation and extent of town level open

development shall be 7.5m. and shall be

further subjected to the provisions of bye-
33.6 Layout of Plots: law 33.2. In case the plot faces a road less
than 7.5m. in width, then the plot boundary
33.6.1 Subject to the limitations laid down
at the front shall be set back, so that the
under the Urban Land (Ceiling and
distance from the centre line of the road to
Regulation) Act. 1976, the plots in
the new plot boundary is not less than
residential area shall be laid out based
on the following criteria:
Plot Size Development Scheme ***XXX***
Upto 250 sq. m Row housing

Exceeding 250 sq.m. Semi-detached building

& up to 500 sq. m.

Above 500 sq. m. Detached building

NOTE: Plots which are of 6m. to 9m. width

shall be developed as row housing

34. Bye-laws for plots in Built-up area.

34.1 The Subdivision of plots in existing built
up area, in which the greater part has been
developed as a business, industrial or
residential area and which has been
provided with all essential facilities like
roads, water supply, sewerage,
electricity etc. The norms laid down in
Bye-law 34.2 to 34.3 shall apply. For the
purpose of reckoning an area as built up
area, the colonies whether existing or new
including the land contiguous therewith
shall be excluded.
34.2 If the area to be sub-divided as less than l
acre or 0.4 hectare then the minimum
width of roads and access ways for internal
development shall be 6.0m. In case the plot
faces a road less than 6.0 m. in width, then
the plot boundary at the front shall be set
back, so that the distance from the centre
line of road to the new plot boundary is not
less than 3 m.
34.3 If the area to be subdivided is more than 1
acre or 0.4 hectare, then the minimum
width of roads and access ways for internal


35. Cinemas, Theaters and Public Assembly Misc. Each 0.9 sq. m of floor space for
Halls. cinema hall including balcony spaces shall
be deemed to be occupied by one person.
35.1 No permission for construction of a
building for a Cinema or other purpose 36. Factories and Industrial Building.
shall be granted by the RMC unless the
construction of such building conforms to 36.1 Notwithstanding any provisions contained
the rules, under the Jharkhand Cinema in the Bye-laws and the relevant Acts and
(Regulation) Act, or other relevant Rules framed under them every factory,
enactment. (Refer Appendix N, Jharkhand building or part hereof shall comply with
Cinema (Regulation) Rules 1974). the additional requirements of 36.2 and
35.2 No person shall erect a building intended to 36.3.
be used for as a Cinema, theatre, or public
assembly hall, or convert the use of any 36.2 The location of the factory site shall be
existing to any such purpose unless such governed by the provisions of the
building is set back at least 9 m. from the development plan (if any). For
regular line of the street or from the street if municipalities having the development
no such regular line exists. The Cinema, plans, the factory site shall have to be
theatre shall be constructed as per the approved by the RMC.
relevant rules under the Jharkhand Cinema
(Regulation Act, 1974. And Jharkhand 36.3 In the case of factories constructed or
Cinema (Regulation) rules 1974 (Appendix converted for use as a factory after the date
N). of these bye-laws the following additional
requirement shall apply:
35.3 In addition, assembly buildings shall
conform to IS 4878-1968 Bye-laws for (a) Exits and Fire Safety Requirement shall
construction of Cinema. See Building Code conform to Part IV Fire Protection of
of India (See Byelaw no. 26.1). National Building Code of India ( See Bye-
law no. 26.1).
35.4 Exits and fire safety requirement shall be in
accordance with part IV Fire Protection of (b) Disposal of trade waste and effluent: In the
National Building Code of India (See Bye- case of a factory where the drainage system
law No. 26.1). is proposed to be connected to the public
drainage systems prior approval of the
35.5 Requirements of Water Supply and arrangements shall be obtained from the
Sanitary Installations shall be in accordance RMC and a copy of the approval shall be
with Part IX Plumbing Services Section (1) attached with the notice. All drainage
Water Supply Section (2) Drainage and system shall be connected by a suitable trap
Sanitation of National Building Code of so as to exclude volatile and other
India (See Bye-law Nos. 31.2 and 31.3) objectionable matters.

(c) Requirements of water supply and sanitary

installations shall be in accordance with
part IX Plumbing Service Section 1 water
supply section 2 Drainage and sanitation of
National Building Code of India. Further
the number and location of the spittoons to
be provided shall be to the satisfaction of
the Chief Inspector of Factories or other
appropriate RMC (See Bye-law no. 31.2
and 31.3).

37. Petrol Filling Station.

37.1 The location of the petrol filling stations

and its layout shall be approved by the
RMC in consultation with the Dy.
Commissioner of the District depending
upon width of roads and traffic generated,
location with respect to points of
intersections and nearness to occupancies
of educational, assembly, storage and
hazardous uses.

38. Burial and Burning Grounds:

38.1 The RMC shall under the provisions of
Section 258 of the Bihar and Orissa
Municipal Act, 1922 regulate the location
and area limits of the Burial and Burning
grounds, including crematory. Further, the
RMC shall prohibit certain burial and
burning grounds located in certain area
which in their opinion is dangerous or
likely to be dangerous to the health and
well being of the persons living in the
neighborhood or to be offensive to such

39. Building in Mining Area.

39.1 Building on mining area shall not be

constructed to a height more than one
storey without the prior special approval
of the RMC.

(Bye-law No. 4.2) I request that the application and Plans be
Form for first Application to Erect, Re-erect, approved and permission accorded to me to
Demolish or to make alteration in any place in a execute the work.
Building for Obtaining Building Permit.
Signature of Owner
The C.E.O Name of Owner..............................
Ranchi Municiapal Corporation (IN BLOCK LETTERS)
Address of Owner

Sir, Date..............
I hereby give notice that I intend to erect,
re erect, demolish or to make alternation in
the building No. ............... or to ...............
on/in plot no .................... in Colony/Street
.............................. Mohalla/Bazar/Road
.............................. City and in accordance
with the building byelaws No.4 and I
forward herewith the following plans and
specifications (item 1 to 4) in quadruplicate
duly signed by me and ............... (Name in
Block Letter), the Licensed
Architect/Engineer/Draftsman/ Group
License No. ............... who will supervise
its erection and a copy of other statements/
documents (as applicable) (items 5 and 6) :
1. Site Plan with Key Plan

2. Building Plan with Layout Plan

3. Services Plan

4. General Specifications

5. Ownership Title

6. Receipt for payment of Building Permit

Application fee .

APPENDIX -B Signature of Owner ------------

(Bye law No. 4.2) Name of Owner ----------------
Form for first Application for (In Block Letters)
Development/ Re-Development of Land for Date ....................
Development Permit. Address of Owner-----------------

The C.E.O. ,
Ranchi Municipal Corporation, Ranchi.

I hereby give notice that I intend to develop
/ re-develop the land of Khata No.
............... Plot No. ............... in Colony
............... on Street ............... in
MohallalBazar ............... of City ...............
and in accordance with the building
Byelaws No. 4 and I forward
herewith, the following plans and
specifications (item no. l to 4) in
quadruplicate duly signed by me ...............
(Name in block letters) and the Licensed
Architect/ Engineer/ Town
Planner/ Group License No. ............... who
will supervise its development, and a copy
of each of statements/documents (as
applicable in items no. 5 and 6.)

1. Key Plan.

2. Site plan
3. Lay out plan
4. Specifications

5. Ownership Title.

6. Receipt of payment of development permit

application fee.

I request that the scheme be approved and

permission accorded to me to develop the

(Byelaws No. 5.4.1) C-2.2.3 Architects who are registered under the
Qualification of Licensed Technical Personnel council of Architects Act 1972 shall be
for Schemes of Building Permit and entitled for a registration as a licensed
Development Permit and Supervision. Technical personnel of RMC without
C-l.l The qualifications of the technical paying any annual licensing fee for the
personnel and their competence to same. However, if they desire to be
carry out different jobs for buildings enrolled as life-time-licensee of the
and development permit and RMC, a lumpsum payment of Rs.500/-
supervision for the purpose of (Five hundred) shall have to be made
licensing by the RMC shall be as given tothe RMC as a fee for such enrolment,
in Byelaw C-2 to C-G. The procedure so that the RMC may be able to
for licensing the technical intimate them by post time-to-time
personnel is given in Byelaw C-7. about the provisions of planning
standard and Building Bye-laws and
C-2 Architect : other relevant information with
C-2.1 Qualifications: The qualifications for amendments (if any) in rules and Bye-
licensing of Architect will be the laws of the RMC. But in case ah
associate Membership of the Indian Architect either already enrolled
Institute of Architects or such degree or likely to be enrolled in future as a
or Diploma which makes him eligible RMC. Licensee, violates any of the
for such membership or such rules, regulations, bye-laws and/or
qualifications listed in Schedule XIV planning Standards of RMC., for the
of Architecture Act 1972 and they shall time being in force, his enrolment in
be registered with the Council of RMC. shall be cancelled and the
Architecture under the Architects Act, enrolment fee of Rs. 500/ charged
1972. initially from him shall be forfeited by
the RMC.
C-2.2 Competence:
The licensed architect is competent to C-3 Engineer :
carry out work related to development
and Building permits, as given in C-3.1 Qualification: The qualifications for
Byelaw C-2.2.1 and C-2.2.2 licensing of Engineer will be the corporate

C-2.2.1 Development Permit: membership (Civil) of the Institution of

Engineers or such degree or diploma in
C-2.2.2 Building Permit:
Civil or Structural engineering which
The limits of competence (if any) for
submission of proposals for building makes him eligible for such membership or
schemes regarding plans, related which is recognised by Jharkhand Public
information including structural design
Service Commission for the post of an
and supervision, connected with
building permit shall be decided by the Assistant Engineer:

C-3.2 Competence: (i) three years architectural assistantship or

The licensed engineer is competent to intermediate in architecture with three
carry out the work related to years experience.
Development and Building permit as (ii) diploma in Civil Engineering with 3 years
given in Bye-law C-2, C- 2-I,C-2-2,C-2- experience or
2-1, C-2-2-2 and C-2 3.3.
(iii) draftsman in Civil Engineering from I.T.I.
with five years experience under an
C-4. Town Planner: architect/engineer from a recognised
institution which would enable him for the
C-4.1 Qualification : post of senior rank.
The qualifications for licensing of Town C-5.2 Competence:
Planner will be the Associate The draftsman will be entitled to submit:
(i) All plans and related information for
membership of the Institute of Town
building permit on plots up to 200 sq.m.
Planner or Post Graduate Degree or
and up to two storey:
Diploma in Town and Country Planning
(ii) Certificate of supervision of building
which makes him eligible for such on Plots up to 200 Sq.m. and up to two
membership or recognised by the storey.
C-6. Group or Agency:
Jharkhand Public Service Commission
for the Post of Assistant Town Planner. C-6. l . When an agency or group comprising of
qualified architect/Engineer/ Town
C-4.2 Competence : Planner is practicing, then the
The licensed Town Planner will be
qualification of individual qualification
entitled to submit:
and competence, given under byelaw C-
(i) all plans and related information 2,C-3 and C-4 and the agency shall be
connected with development permit of all licensed by the RMC.
Q-7. Licensing.
(ii) Certificate of supervision for
development of land and areas.
Q-7.1. Technical personnel to be licensed :
The qualified technical personnel or
C-5 Draftsman :
groupas given in Bye-law C-2, C-3, C-4, C-
C-5.1 Qualification:
5 & C-6 shall be licensed by the RMC and
The qualification for licensing of
the license shall be valid for two calendar
Draftsman will be: year after which it shall be renewed for two

Q-7.2 Licensing fees: Restriction of Uses of Land Act, 1948

The fees for licensing of technical Rules and Bye-laws made there under
personnel shall be as follows: and as well as the Bihar Town
Planning and Improvement Trust Act
S1. No. Category of Technical Annual 1951, Jharkhand Regional
Personal Licensing fees Development Authority Act, 2001 and
l. Licensed Engineer/Town Rs.5000/- the regulations made therein and shall
Planner prepare plans, sections elevations and
2 Licensed Draftsman Rs. 2,000/- other structural details as per the
requirements of the clauses above to
3. Licensed Group / agency Rs. 10000/- prescribed scales marking clearly all
the dimension etc. Furnishing the Area
table and shall, draw specifications,
C-7.3 License Renewal Fees: Fees for etc.
renewal of Licensee on completion of one (b) They shall prepare and submit all plans
Calendar year shall be as follows: either new or renewed with necessary
S1. No. Category of Technical documents and other details. They are
Annual required to do so in a neat, clean and
Personal legible manner without any scratches,
Licensing Fees erosions, or corrections. Only small
corrections will be permitted with
1. Licensed Engineer/Town Planner proper initials and on a durable paper
Rs. 1000/- properly arranged and folded and in
accordance with provisions mentioned
2 Licensed Draftsman in the byelaws.
Rs.500/- (c) They shall personally comply with all
requisitions received from the local
3. Licensed Group / agency body
Rs.2,000/- in connection with the work under their
charge promptly, expeditiously and
C-8 Duties and Responsibilities of fully
Technical personnel : at one time. When they do not agree
with requisitions they shall state
C-8.1 The duties find responsibilities of objections in writing otherwise for
technical personnel undertaking non-compliance of requisition within
preparation of plans and stipulated time; the plans and
supervision shall be as follows application shall be filed forthwith and
shall not be re-opened.
(a) They shall be conversant with the (d) They shall immediately intimate to the
provisions of the Bihar and owners about corrections or other
Orissa changes they make on the plans,
Municipalities Act 1922, Ranchi documents and details as per
Municipal Corporation (Adoption requisition from the local body.
& Amedment) Act 2001, Bihar

(e) They or their authorised agent or (i) They shall not materially and structurally
employees, shall not accept the deviate from the approved plan without
employment for preparation and previous approval of the local body and
submission of plans and with or without explaining to the owners the risk of
without supervision of any work if the the work being removed if they happen to
same is intended or proposed to be contravene the provisions of the Act, Rules,
intended or being executed or already Bye-laws, Model Regulations, Scheme
executed in contravention or provision regulation, Zoning Regulations, Standing
of the Bihar and Orissa Municipalities and Policy Orders.
Act, 1922, Ranchi Municipal
Corporation (Adoption & (j) They shall submit the completion
Amedment) Act 2001, Bihar certificate and completion plan (in the case
Restriction on Uses of Land Act, 1948, of deviations) immediately when the work
Bihar Town Planning and Improvement is completed. They shall fully comply with
Trust Act,1951, Jharkhand Regional the requisitions issued from the local body
Development Authorities Act, Rules in connection with the completion
Byelaws and Regulations and other certificate within stipulated time.
orders made hereunder.
(k) They shall be deemed to have continued
(f) They shall give all facilities to the local their supervision unless they have given in
body staff to inspect and examine the work writing to the local body, that they have
in ceased to be an employee and further that
progress. they shall be hold responsible for the work
executed up to the date of intimation or
(g) They shall be held responsible for work the local body has accepted their
executed on site in contravention of resignation.
provisions of the Bihar and Orissa
Municipalities Act, 1922, Ranchi (I) In the case of architects and engineers
Municipal Corporation (Adoption & practicing as a group/agency they shall
Amedment) Act 2001. Bihar Restriction submit the registration document,
of Uses of Land Act, 1948, Bihar Town registered partnership deed, along with the
Planning and Improvement qualifications at the time of application for
Trust Act, 1951, Jharkhand Regional license.
Development RMC Act 1982, 1975 and
Rules and Bye-Laws, framed hereunder. (m) In the case of Government department
construction agencies and statutory
(h) They shall regularly fill up the progress Authorities created by Government, a
report form and shall not proceed with Group license maybe given without the
the next stage of work without getting the partnership deed as required under (1)
previous state inspected and examined by above.
the authorised local body staff. They shall C-8.2 - Registration of Builders shall be
fully comply with the requisitions issued done by the RMC. This registration shall be
after examinations of the work. done in prescribed form. The registration
shall be valid for one calendar year and shall

be renewable annually. The fee for the intial

registration of a builder shall be Rs 50000
and the renewable fee shall be Rs
10000.An applicastion form for the
registration of builders will form new
Appendix Q.

(Byelaw No. 5.5) (Byelaw No. 7.1)
1 hereby certify that the erection, re- OF BUILDING /DEVELOPMENT
erection, demolition or material alteration PERMIT
of building no .............. or the development
of land of Khata No. .............. on/ in Plot From :
No. .............. in Colony Street .............. THE CEO,
Mohalla/ Bazar/ Road .............. shall be Ranchi Municipal Corporation, Ranchi.
carried out under my supervision and I
certify that all the materials (Type and To,
grade) and the workmanship of the work ..............................
shall be generally in accordance with the ..............................
general specifications submitted along ..............................
with, and that the work shall be carried out
according to the sanctioned plans. Sir,
With reference to your application
Signature of Licensed Architect / Engineer .............. dated .............. for grant of license
/ Town Planner / Draftsman /Group for the erection, re-erection/ making
................... alteration OR development of land in
Khesra No. .............. on RS Plot no.
Name of Licensed Architect / Engineer/ ................ Block No. .............. Situated in
Town Planner/ Draftsman / Group colony/ Street ............................ Mohalla/
Bazar/ Road ............................ City No.
.............. I have to inform you that sanction
(IN BLOCK LETTERS) has been granted/ refused
License No. of Licensed Architect / by the RMC on the following grounds.
Engineer/Town Planner/ Draftsman /Group 1.
. 2.
Date ..............
Note: Strike out the terms not applicable. 5.

Signature of the Authority

Name, Designation ---------

address of the Authority ---------

Office Stamp. Office (Communication) No.
.............Date ..............

(Bye-law No. 9.1) (Bye-law No. 9.1)

I hereby certify that the erection, I hereby certify that the erection, re-erection or
demolition or material alternation in/of building material alteration in/of building No. ............ OR the
No. .............. of the development of land of development of land of Khesra no. ................. on/in
Khata No. .............. on RS Plot no. .............. in Plot no.......... City ............ has been
Colony Street .............. Mohalla/ Bazar/Road supervised by me and has been completed on
.............. City .............. will be commenced on .............. according to the plans sanctioned, vide on
.............. as per your permission vide No. ............ dated ............ . The work has been
.............. dated ....:......... under the supervision completed to my best satisfaction, the
of .............. Licensed Architect/ Engineer Town workmanship and all the materials (type and grade)
Planner/ Draftsman/ Group License No. have been used strictly in accordance with general
.............. and in accordance with the plans and detailed specification. No provisions of the
sanctioned. building Byelaws have been violated, no requisitions
made, no conditions prescribed or orders issued
Signature of Owner there under have been transgressed in the course of
.............................................. the work. The building is fit for use for which it has
Name of Owner ................................................. been erected; re-erected or altered, constructed and
enlarged. The land is fit for construction for which it
(In Block letters) has been developed or re-developed. I request that
the occupancy certificate/development certificate for
Address of Owner ............................................. the premises may be issued.
............................................................................ Signature of Licensed ...............................
Architect /Engineer/
Town Planner/Draftsman/
Group .....................................................
Date .......................................................
Name of Licensed
Architect / Licensed Town
Planner / Draftmans/
Group .....................................................
(in block letters)
Address of licensed Architect /
Engineer/ Town Planner/
Draftsman/ Group ......................Dated .................

NOTE: Strike out the terms not applicable. AP


(Bye-law No. 17.1)
I hereby certify that the erection, re-
erection or alteration of building on
...................OR the..................... on in Plot on
.......................in Colony Street APPENDIX -I
............................Mohalla/ Bazar/ Road (Bye-law No. 13.2)
......................City ............................. completed FORM FOR DEVELOPMENT
under the supervision of .................. Licensed CERTIFITCATE
Architect/ Engineer/ Draftsman/ Group. License I hereby certify that the development/
No. .....................has been inspected by me and I redevelopment of the land of Khesra
declare that building conforms in all respect to no................... in colony ...................of street
the requirements of the Bye-laws in respect of .........................in Mohalla/Bazar ...................if
use group, structural safety{ structure of the City........................... completed under the
building including external walls},Electrical supervision of..................... Licensed /
connectuionto the building and all habitable Architect/ Engineer / Town Planner/ Group,
units,Wate supply, Sewerage and Drainage License No................................ has been
system,Stair Cases, Elevetors{if inspected by me and I declare that the
applicable},Fire Fighting installations{if development of the land conforms in all respect
applicable},Boundry wall, Gates, Generator to the requirements of the Planning Standards in
Room, Guard Room, common area finishing respect of use group, services, planning norms,
and lighting including staircase,passage,external hygienic and sanitary condition inside and in the
lobby and lift lobby pump room, generator surroundings and is fit for building construction.
room,, , hygienic and sanitary, condition inside Signature of Authority
and in the surroundings and is fit for occupation. ...............................................................
Office Stamp
Signature of Authority .............................. ......................................................................
Office Stamp ......................................... Office (Communication)
Office (Communication) No. .................................................
Name, Designation ...............................
Name, Designation and address of ...........................................................
Authority...................................................... and address of Authority
........... ......................................................................
No................ Date:-...................... ............

NOTE: Strike out the terms not applicable. Dated......................

NOTE: Strike out the terms not applicable.


(Bye-law No. 33.4.2)
The Chief Executive officer,
Ranchi Municipal Corporation, Ranchi.
I intend to develop/re-develop the land of
Khata No. .................Plot No............. in Colony
...................... / or Street...................... in
Mohalla / Bazar ...................of City ..............
The proposals of the Master Plan/ zonal
Development plan pertaining to the areas may
be made available for the preparation of sub
divisional plan for the land referred to above.
The necessary payment for procuring the
proposals of Master Plan/ Zonal Development
Plan has been made and the attested copy of
receipt is enclosed.
Signature of Owner ...................................
Name of Owner .........................................

(In Block Letters)

Address of Owner .....................................


(Bye-Law No. 10.2)
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ij igqprs gSa fd ekeyk lkeatu yk;d gS rks fuEufyf[kr izko/kku ds vuq:i fuekZ.k esa fopyu ds
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2- fopyu ds lkeatu dh vf/kdre lhek dk fu/kkZj.kA
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vkosnd }kjk rhu ekg Hkh fcuk :ds fuekZ.k dk;Z 'kq: dj
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ds vuqdy w ik;k tkrk gSA
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dh tkrh gSA mlds ckn fuekZ.k izkjaHk dj fcuk ufV'k fn;s ewy uD'kk Qhl dk 300%A
Iyku ls fopyu fd;k tkrk gS] ij la'kf/kr uD'kk ckn esa
lefiZr djus ij ik;k tkrk gS fd la'ksf/kr uD'kk rFkk dqy
fuekZ.k okbZykWt ds vuqdy
w gSA
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fuekZ.k Lohr uD'kk ij u dj] fcuk ufVl fn;s la'kf/kr uD'kk ds vfrfjDr 4-4 ds vuqlkj 'kqYd
vuqlkj fd;k tkrk gS vj la'kf/kr uD'kk ckn esa lefiZr djus ij ns; gksxkA
ik;k tkrk gS fd la'kf/kr uD'kk rFkk dqy fuekZ.k okbZykWt ds
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vf/kdre lhek ds vUnj gSA
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la'kf/kr uD'kk isa fopyu dj fd;k tkrk gS vj okbZykWt ds ds vuqlkj Qhl ns; gksxkA
vuqekU; ekud ls fopyu lkeatu dh vf/kdre lhek ds
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lhek ds ckgj gSA gksxkA

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a ksA
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izfr oxZehVj vkPNkfnr ml Q'kZ dk {ks=Qy ftlij fopyu fd;k x;k gks] dh nj ls vfuok;Z
iz'keu 'kqYd olwyuh; gksxkA
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& 500: izfr oxZ ehVj
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(Bye-law No. 18.4)

Land use zone, Uses permitted Uses permissible if allowed by the Authority after
special appeal

A. Residential 1. Residences, Hostels and Boarding 1. Places of workhip

Houses with density limitations
2. Nursery, Kinder garten and High 2. Professional, commercial and Govt. Offices
3. Clinics, Social and cultural 3. Services, uses and retail shops of a neighborhood
institution with adequate parking character when located in local shopping centres or in
facilities concentrated locations or as shown in the zonal
Development plan of the area when prepared.

4. Retails Shopping & Community 4. Hostels, hospitals and sanitoria not treating contagious
facilities with adequate parking diseases or mental patients, provided the set back and
facilities. coverage of plots are such as not to constitute nuisance
to the residential area.

5. Neighborhood recreational uses 5. Non commercial poultry and cattle farms provided
including clubs and other such public that a part of such building is not less than 50 ft. away
recreational facilities with adequate from a dwelling or property line.
parking facilities.

6. Institutions of higher learning.

7. Bus depots, railway passenger and freight station.

8. Petrol filling stations on roads of 27 m. width and


B. Commercial 9. Service and storage Yard, taxi and scooter stands.

(Retial) 1. Retails shop and markets 1. Social and Welfare institutions

2. Business and Professional Offices, 2. Petrol filling stations and Service garages with
adequate set back and coverage so that there is no
nuisance created in the locality.

3. Services uses shops like barbers, 3. Coal Wood or Timber yards.

tailors, laundary cleaner etc.
4. Restaurants and places or 4. Light manufacturing units employing not more that 4
entertainment with adequate parking persons with or without power provided the goods
places. manufactured are sold on their premises in retail and that
doesnot create nuisance or hazard.
5. Residences, Hotels and Boarding, 5. Taxi and Scooter stand, Bus Terminal, (Parking areas
Houses and Social and welfare requirements for all the above uses must be approvable)
institutions provided they are located in
the first and higher floors.
6. Meat, Fish, Vegetable and fruit ---------
7. Roofed storage for legitimate retail ----------
8. Public and Semi public recreational ----------
9. Public utilities and building (parking ----------
area requirements for all these
recreational uses must be approved)
C. Commercial 1. Wholesale and retail shops. 1. Truck terminals and parking
2. Storage for wholesale uses except 2. Market, Clinic, Social and Cultural institutions.
when specifically prohibited
3. Commercial and Govt. Offices 3. Dwelling for watch and ward. (Parking loading and
unloading requirements must be approvable for all the
above uses)
4. Restaurants and residences provided
they are located in first and higher
5. Public utilities and buildings
(Parking, loading and unloading
requirements must be approvable for all
the above uses)
D. Industrial 1. Industries which do not cause 1. Bus and Trunk Terminals.
excessive, injurious or obnoxious noise, 2. Railway passenger and freight terminal.
vibration, smokes, gas fumes, Odour, 3. Petrol filling Stations, Taxis and Scooter
dust effluent or other objectionable stands, Junk Yars.
conditions and do not employ more 4. Dwellings for watch and ward, staff, canteen
than 100 workers (Parking, loading and and recreational facilities for the employees.
unloading requirements must be
approvable for all uses)

E. Public and Semi 1. Local, State and Central Government 1. Residences and other uses incidental to main use in no
Public uses : office and use of land for defence way causing any nuisance or hazard.

2. Social and cultural institutions. 2. Outdoor theatres and drive-in-cinemas.

3. Radio Transmitters and Wireless 3. Restaurants and selling of eatables.

Stations subject to height and density

4. Educational Medical and research 4. Uses clearly incidental to recreational use which will
institution. not create nuisance or hazard.

5. Social and cultural, institution. 5. Dwelling for watch and ward staff. (Parking area
requirements for all uses must be approvable)
6. Monuments and religious
7. Public utilities and buildings.
8. Cremation grounds and cemeteries
9. Bus and Railways passenger
10. Parks, Play ground and special
recreational areas (Parking area
requirements for all these uses must be

F. Agricultural 1. Agricultural and Horticultural 1. Place of worship.`

2. Dairy and Poultry farming 2. Special educational, hostel, residential, and cultural

3. Farm houses and accessory buildings 3. Parks and non-commercial and semi public,
of appropriate specification. recreational uses

4. Brick Kilns. 4. Storage and processing and sale of farm products.

5. Services & repair of farm implements.

(Parking area requirements for all these 6. Public utility and buildings. (Parking area requirement
uses must be approvable) for all these uses must be approvable)

N.B. The Authority may decide the category of land use beyond the control area.



No . Date

Applicant M/s
intends to build an Apartment on Plot No. . Khata No. in the township of
Ranchi under P.S. .. P.S. No. . which shall house a population of
.. person, prospective residents of . Nos. of Flats in the said Appartment,
which is named as .

Applicant has estimated an overall requirement of . litres of water per day for human
consumption, use and other purpose of the residents of the said Apartment, which is not available for Urban
Water Supply System of PHED Department.

As such, applicant plans to extract ground water in the said plot for the said requirement and store the same in an
overhead Tank and / of surge tank of litre capacity.

hereby/certify/certifies that the said extraction/development in such

amount and use of groundwater is possible/not possible, therefore, it is permitted/not permitted. In lieu of said use
of ground water the Applicant shall comply with the following instruction :-
1. .. (regarding extraction rate)
2. (regarding quality of water)
3. .. ( regarding recharging of aquifer)

In case, it is learnt/observed by any Authority of Urban Administration that the applicant in not complying with the
said instructions or is abusing the said source, necessary action shall be taken against him/them.

I do hereby declare that the information given hereinabove are true to the best of my knowledge and belief and
based on the basis of Engineering/ field test. If anything found illegal or contrary to the statements I shall be liable
for punishment, if any.

Place Signature of Expert