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The Land Use Zoning Regulations contain the following classification of
land uses:
1) Residential Use Zone
2) Commercial Use Zone, including -
• Sites specifically earmarked as InFANS
• Strip Commercial along notified Commercial Roads.

3) Multiple use Zone, including

• Areas covered in MRTS Transit-Oriented-Development (TOD) Zone.
4) Public and Semi Public Zone
5) Industrial use zone
6) Open Spaces Zone
• Parks
• Playgrounds, Exhibition Grounds
• Green Buffer Zone

7) Water Bodies Zone

• River
• Streams, Nalahs, Storm Water Drains
• Lakes, Kuntas

8) Transportation Zone
•Bus Depots, Terminals, Workshops
•Truck Terminals, Warehouses
•Parking Lots/Parking Areas
9) Special Reservation Zone
• Sites specifically earmarked as heritage Conservation-Buildings and
• Rocks & Hills/Natural Heritage
• Burial Grounds, Cremation Grounds etc
• Defence/Military lands

Uses permitted and prohibited in different categories of land use zones are
described against each. The uses are not to be treated as exhaustive. Similar
uses and activities may be permissible in the appropriate locations by the
HMDA Board and shall be subject to such restrictions and conditions as may
be imposed.

o All types of residential buildings o Heavy, large and extensive
o hostels & boarding houses industries.
o Group housing / Apartment Complexes o obnoxious and hazardous
convenience shopping within the group industries
housing schemes o Obnoxious and hazardous
o bakeries and confectioneries storage activities or godowns
o library o warehousing
o gymnasium o Truck Parking
o parks/ tot lots o Storage godowns of
o plant nursery perishables, hazardous and
o night shelters inflammable goods
o yoga centres/health clinics o workshops for buses, trucks
o retail shopping centres etc.
o banks o slaughter-houses, cattle sheds
o post offices and dairying activity
o police stations/police posts o wholesale mandis
o fire stations o Hospitals/ Nursing homes/
o restaurants/eating places Health facilities with more than
o customary home occupation/household 20 beds
units o Sewage treatment plant/
The following uses/activities shall be allowed disposal work
only in independent premises/sites: o water treatment plant
o schools o solid waste dumping yards
o guest houses o storage of gas cylinders
o research institutes o All other uses not mentioned in
o doctors clinics and dispensaries Col I
o dharamshalas
o community centres
o service establishments
o general educational buildings other than
professional colleges/institutions

o foreign missions
o religious premises
o weekly markets/ informal markets
o auditoriums
o Electronic printing press
o technical training centre
o exhibition and art gallery
o transit visitors camp
o municipal, state and central government
o taxi stand/three wheeler stands
o burial-grounds/ Cremation ground in
specified locations
o electrical distribution station
o water pumping station
o games facilities of local nature both indoor
and outdoor
o public utilities and buildings except service
and storage yards
o clubs
o Showroom for sale & distribution of LP Gas
o Bus stands
o professional offices
o computer software units /IT Enabled
o Colleges on plots above 1000 sq. meters
and abutting road of minimum 18 meters

o Nursing homes/health facilities with not more

than 20 beds on plots above 500 sq. meters
and abutting road of minimum 12 meters
o petrol pumps on plots above 1000 sq.
meters and abutting road of minimum 18
meters width
o hotels in specified locations on plots of
above 1000 sq.meters and abutting road of
minimum width of 18 meters.
o auditoriums on plots above 1000 sq. meters
and abutting road of minimum 18 meters
o function halls in on plots above 1000 sq.
meters and abutting road of minimum 18
meters width

All the roads and open spaces earmarked in various schemes like Cluster
housing, group housing, large apartment complexes, and other type of group
development schemes shall be handed over to the GHMC free of cost through
a registered gift deed before the issue of Occupancy Certificate. The Society
/Association may in turn enter into an agreement with the GHMC for utilizing,
managing and maintaining the roads and open spaces. In case of any
violation or encroachment in the roads and open spaces, the GHMC has the
power to summarily demolish the encroachments and resume back the roads
and open spaces and keep it under its custody.

2) COMMERCIAL USE ZONE, including -

• Sites specifically earmarked as InFANS (Infrastructure and Facility
• Strip Commercial along notified Commercial roads.


o retail shops and retail shopping centers, o hazardous and extractive
Shopping Malls industrial units
o offices o hospitals/research laboratories
o hotels treating contagious diseases
o banks o poultry farms/ dairy farms
o function halls on plots of minimum 1000 o slaughter-houses
sqr mtrs o sewage treatment/ disposal
o stock exchange/financial institution sites
o cinema halls and multiplexes o storage of perishable and
o bakeries and confectionaries inflammable commodities
o health facilities with maximum up to 200 o reformatory
beds o all activities which cause
o guest houses nuisance and are obnoxious in
o wholesale trade/markets nature.
o restaurants o All other uses not mentioned
o godowns and warehousing in Col I.
o repair garages
o weekly market
o non polluting non-obnoxious light
industries/service establishments
o petrol filling stations
o timber yards
o hostel/boarding houses
o bus and truck depots
o colleges
o gas installation and gas works
o all health facilities
o polytechnic and higher technical institutes

o religious places
o junk yards
o post offices
o public facilities buildings
o multistoried parking complexes
o railway yards/stations
o research/training institute
o sports/stadium and public utility
o service establishments/ garages/
workshops and petrol/fuel stations
o religious buildings
o weekly / informal markets
o library
o conference centers
o parks/open space
o courts
o museum
o sports and related facilities
o police stations/posts
o Fire Station
o clubs
o taxi stand/three wheeler stands
o parking sites
o telephone exchange
o research institutions
o computer software units /IT Enabled
o public utilities and buildings
o mixed residential use provided that
residential activity is not more than 40%
of the built up area of the premises,

A) Specific Regulations for all development within notified Infrastructure

and Facility Nodes (InFANs), specific to the locations as listed &
earmarked on the map:
i) Specific Areas have been notified as Infrastructure and Facility Nodes
at various locations spread across the city to decentralize the activity,
usage and movement pattern. These will function primarily as nodes
for public facilities, parking lots, bus terminuses, police stations,
emergency services centres and other multipurpose public facilities for
the city.

ii) The combined site layout, buildings design and built up areas shall be
regulated by the Commissioner, GHMC duly consulting HMDA and
approval by Government.

B) Commercial use along and abutting the notified Commercial

Roads notified vide G.O.Ms.No.766 MA dt: 18.10.2007 and
G.O.Ms.No.284 MA dt:03.04.2008, G.O.Ms.No.518 MA
Sr. No Category of Road Depth on either side up to which
As per G.Os above Multiple Use Zone is allowed (in
mtrs), after proposed Right of Way of
road wherever indicated on the plan

1 A 90
2 B 60
3 C 30
The above shall be subject to:
a) Handing over of land free of cost to local body/authority for
widening of the road up to the proposed width.
b) Construction of service road (6 Mtrs) on Category – A&B road.
c) Access from property to road only through service road on Category
– A&B road.
d) List of roads, activities allowed on payment of Conversion Charges
and Commercial impact fees as given in GOMs No. 766 MA dt. 18-

e) The height of building permissible and other building requirements

shall be as given in GOMs 86 MA dt 3.3.2006 and its subsequent

3) MULTIPLE USE ZONE, including

• Areas covered in MRTS Transit-Oriented-Development (TOD)
Zone (500 Mtrs from MRTS Stations).


o All activities except Industries o All other industries and uses not
o Computer software and mentioned in Col I
Hardware units/ITES/IT Enabled o All kinds of obnoxious and -
Services. hazardous industries/activities.
o function halls o All other uses not mentioned in
o cinema halls & Multiplexes Col I.s
o hotels
o Work centers
o all kinds of non-obnoxious and
non-hazardous general industries
o All types of Residential buildings
o public utilities
o Computer software and
Hardware units
o parking complexes for vehicles
o sports/stadium/playgrounds
o loading and unloading spaces
o sewage disposal works
o warehousing
o electric power plants
o storage and depot of non-
perishable and non-inflammable
commodities and incidental use
o service stations & repair garages
o cold storage and ice factory

o cemeteries
o gas godowns, godowns &
o government/semi-
government/private business
o bus terminal; truck terminal
o banks and financial institutions
o bus depot and workshop
o helipads
o wholesale business
o religious buildings
o taxi stands
o parks and playgrounds
o gas installations and gas works
o petrol filling stations
o health facilities incidental to main
o animal racing or riding stables
o restaurants
o Workshops/ garages.
o dairy and farming
o public utilities and buildings

Incentives for all development within notified MRTS /Transit Oriented

Development Zone (500 Mtrs from MRTS Stations).
o All development can continue as per the Hyderabad Revised
Common Building Rules, 2006.
o Common Building line of 6 mtrs all along the MRTS line
o Development Zone (MRTS TOD) 500 mtrs from Stations on either
side (easy walking distance) and all uses/activities as given in
Multiple Use Zone category shall be permissible.

o There is no restriction on height provided the minimum road width

requirements and other norms of high rise buildings/development
are complied with as stipulated in G.O.Ms.No.86 MA dt:03.03.2006
and its subsequent amendments.

Specific requirements for areas earmarked as Multiple Use Zone,

InFANS and Transit Oriented Zone (500 mtrs from MRTS Station)
are as follows:
i) Minimum site area shall be 1000 Sq.Mtrs for utilizing the site for
Multiple Use Zone.
ii) In plot / site less than 1000 Sq m only Residential Use will be

iii) Minimum abutting road width shall be 12 m in case of

redevelopment/amalgamation of plots/ site
iv) Height and setbacks and other regulations allowed shall be as per
the provisions of Hyderabad Revised Building Rule,2006
v) All developments subject to heritage and environmental regulations.
vi) Conformity with all other provisions of Hyderabad Revised Building
Rules, 2006 and NBC.
vii) Payment of commercial impact fees as applicable and as given in
GOMs No. 766 MA dt.18-10-2007
viii)In addition to the above-mentioned conditions, development/
redevelopment of sites for multiple use to be allowed only subject to
the following conditions as given below:
a) 3% of total built up area shall be developed for Social Amenities.
These should be utilized for fire stations, police stations, post
office, telephone exchange, telecom facilities, local public offices,
health centres.
b) Develop 10% as public open spaces in one or two regular blocks.
c) Rest of the site area may be utilized for commercial cum
residential development and internal circulation.


o offices o heavy, extensive and other obnoxious
o universities and specialised and hazardous industries
educational institutions o slaughter houses
o residential group housing for staff / o junk yards
employees as incidental to the main o wholesale markets
use of site area o dairy and poultry farms
o colleges o farm houses
o open air theatre o workshops for servicing and repairs
o schools o processing and sale of farm products
o clubs and uses not specifically permitted
o research and development centres herein
o Public utilities o All other uses not mentioned in Col I
o guest house
o social and welfare centres
o bank
o libraries
o museum
o hospitals
o hostels
o health/primary centres
o water supply installations
o dispensaries
o sewage disposal works
o clinics and laboratories
o service stations
o social and cultural institutions
o railway stations/yards
o religious buildings/centres
o polytechnics
o conference halls
o cultural and religious buildings

o community halls
o bus/truck terminals
o Dharamshala
o warehouses/storage godowns
o museums/art galleries
o helipads
o exhibition centres
o auditoriums
o police station/police posts
o jails
o fire stations/fire posts
o burial grounds/ cemeteries/ cremation
o public utilities and buildings
o petrol filling stations
o L P Gas godowns
o post offices
o bus and railway passenger terminals
o monuments
o radio transmitter and wireless stations
o telecommunication centre
o telephone exchange
o Computer software units /IT Enabled
Services on independent plots of more
than 1000 sq.mt size.


i) Any redevelopment of existing Government lands to result in only
multipurpose activities with emphasis on development of public
facilities and amenities and open spaces.
ii) No conversion of land use under use of government schools &
colleges, hospitals, open spaces shall be allowed. Redevelopment of

such lands only for the same use and only for the purpose of
optimisation of land and built up area, rebuilding, improvement of
existing infrastructure and public facilities.
iii) For notified multiple use projects to be taken up for redevelopment the
open spaces within these lands/zones shall be retained as lung spaces
preferably at one consolidated location and as no construction zones
and developed as plantation zones, parks, playgrounds etc.
iv) All new Government buildings, govt. offices, institutional areas,
buildings, campuses to have one-feet high boundary wall and at least
four-feet high railing on top. This condition is exempted for strategic/
defence establishments and under special circumstances
v) All new govt. buildings to be green buildings and as per guidelines
developed by HMDA/TERI.


The existing industrial areas in MCH have been retained and are
allowed to continue till such time Government comes up with a shifting policy.
However, conversion from industrial use to other uses given in these
regulations would be examined by the Government on a case to case basis
and on production of specific NOC from APIIC / Industries department.
The following uses are permissible in this zone:
All types of Obnoxious and Hazardous industries are prohibited in
the MCH area.
Sl Uses permissible Conditionality for permitting such use
1 All types of General Site need to be an integral part of an
Industries/ Flatted factories industrial layout/Land Pooling Scheme.
Site shall abut minimum road width of 12.2
mt and black-topped. Shall obtain necessary
clearances from other departments like
APPCB, Industries Dept., Fire Services,
Inspector of factories, etc as applicable

2 Electronics industries/ Site need to be an integral part of an

ancillary/support activities industrial layout/Land Pooling Scheme.
Site shall abut minimum road width of 12.2
mt and black-topped. Can be part of Flatted
4 Office Buildings Accessory to main industrial use
5 Computer Units -
6 Public Facilities Buildings -

7 Public Utilities Buildings -

8 Dispensary/Clinic Accessory to main industrial use

9 Godowns/Warehouses/ Site shall abut minimum road width of 12.2
Timber Depots mt and black-topped. Can be part of Flatted
factory/Guild type factory
10 L.P. Gas Godown / Gas Permissible only in independent premises;
banks abutting road minimum 12.2 mt Black topped
road; necessary approval from the
Explosives dept and Collector
11 Service Establishments -

14 Restaurants/Cafeteria - Accessory to main industrial use

15 Petrol/Diesel Filling Station -

16 Banks/Dispensaries/medical All uses not mentioned in Col-I


With a view to encourage transformation of existing industrial

areas/estates into vibrant centres of activity multiple use shall be
allowed subject to specified NOC from APIIC / Industries Department
and policy for relocation of Industries by the Government, subject to
the following:
1) Minimum Plot size to qualify for Multiple Land Use shall be 8000 sq
2) Mandatory Land Use Break Up as follows:

• 15% for open spaces. Developed as approved by competent

authority in single block. This would be over and above the
mandatory setback and open to sky.
• 3% for Social Amenities specifically earmarked and developed
as per standards. Half of these will be saleable while the rest
half could be fire stations, police stations, post office, health
centres, Citizens Kiosks/E-Seva centres etc. and should be
developed and handed over.
3) 10% of built up space for EWS and LIG in the form of apartments for
all residential developments.
4) Public and Semi Public use/activities allowed in Industrial
5) All such projects to obtain NOC from Industries Department/APIIC.
6) All such projects to be approved by competent authority and with
due consideration to regulations regarding Heritage, Environment,
Urban Design &, Aesthetics.

6) OPEN SPACE ZONE, including

• Areas specifically earmarked as Parks
• Areas specifically earmarked as Playgrounds, Exhibition Grounds
• Areas specifically earmarked as Natural Conservation (green Buffer
along water bodies)


o Regional parks o Any building or structure
o local parks which is not required for
o Building and structures ancillary to use open air recreation
permitted in open spaces and parks subject o dwelling units except for
to the ground coverage not exceeding 5 % of watch and ward
total site area and maximum height of 10 m o All uses note mentioned in
o playgrounds Col-I
o commercial use of transit nature like circus
o children traffic parks

o camping grounds
o botanical/zoological garden
o restaurants as part of sports, recreational
outdoor facilities not exceeding 5% ground
o picnic huts with built up area not exceeding 2%
o open air cinemas/auditoria
o bird sanctuary
o outdoor sports stadiums
o holiday resorts with ground coverage not
exceeding 2%
o shooting range
o sports training centres
o specialised theme parks/
o maidaans for multi-use and public congregation
with accessory structure covering not more
than 2% of total site area
o swimming pools
o public & institutional libraries; public utilities and
buildings with total built up area not exceeding
5% of total site.

Owners of private lands/plots located in any land Use zone who create,
develop and maintain open space on independent plot / size with incidental
built up recreation facility on sites 1000 sq and above shall be entitled for 25
% property tax exemption and in case of registered societies 50 % property
tax exemption would be considered by GHMC on the said construction of
recreation facility.


Water Bodies Zone indicates all existing water bodies, rivers, streams, lakes,
tanks and kuntas as indicated in the topographical sheets published by the
Survey of India, the State Irrigation Department or revenue or other
competent authorities. The boundary of the water bodies relate to the Full

Tank Level as indicated in relevant maps covering both perennial and non
perennial parts when such distinction exists.
In Water Body Zone no construction is permitted in the water-spread
(FTL) and the buffer belt of minimum 30 meters around the FTL as stipulated
in G.O.Ms.No.86 MA dt: 03.03.2006.


i) Roads
ii) Railways (lines and Lands)
iii) Airports
iv) Bus depots
v) Truck terminals
vi) parking lots/complexes (including multilevel parking)


• Road transport terminals (bus terminals Use/activity not specifically permitted
and depots) herein.
• goods terminals All other uses not mentioned in Col I
• Any other use/activity incidental to
transport and communication
• parking areas/buildings
• residential dwelling units for essential
staff and watch and ward
• airports-buildings and infrastructure
• truck terminal; bus terminal
• motor garage
• petrol filling stations
• public utilities and buildings
• workshop
• repair and repair shop and facilities such
as night shelter
• hotels

• banks
• restaurants
• booking offices
• wireless station
• radio and television station
• observatory and weather office
• accessory and support shopping
• Incidental and support retail shops


i) In notified Heritage Buildings and Heritage Precincts, it is necessary
to obtain specific clearance from HMDA, after consultation by
Heritage Conservation Committee before undertaking certain kinds
of development and redevelopment as specified by the Government
or issued as specific guidelines. Special exemption from land use
controls are allowed subject to approval from the Government in the
interest of conservation of the Heritage Buildings and adaptive uses
area allowed with concurrence from the Heritage Committee subject
to mandated public safety requirements.
ii) The Heritage Regulations issued vide GO Ms No. 542, MA dated
14-12-1995 and other relevant orders/amendments issued by the
Government from time to time shall be applicable.
B) Conservation of Rocks. Hillocks
• Conservation of Rocks/Rocky Knobs/Hillocks already identified

and notified.
C) Military Lands/Defence Establishments
Military Lands are lands under occupation of the Defense Services or
otherwise earmarked for defense services. These can not be put to
other uses. The areas covered by Defense lands and certain
adjoining areas as may be specifically notified may be subjected to
restrictions as specified.



i) TDR for area affected surrendered for road
For the Land surrendered for road widening free of cost as per the
Revised Master Plan, the TDR applicable will be 150% of the areas
ii) Extra Floors for air rights:
i) Any land owner who surrenders land voluntarily for link roads,
connecting link, missing link between two major/critical roads for
providing a minimum 6 m x 3.5 m opening in his site for link the road
which pass under the built structure like a tunnel - the owner shall be
allowed air rights to build over the road link to the extent of his site.
The permissible height in respect of the individual buildings shall be
as given in Table III and IV of the Hyderabad Revised Building Rules,
2006 plus one extra floors subject to mandated public safety and
fire & life safety requirements compliance and Heritage regulations
and road geometrics as per given standards.

ii) The owner and licensed developer / builder shall incorporate in

Building Plan/ Group Housing Scheme all Master Plan specific land
uses and amenity areas like recreational buffer zone / sector level
open spaces and amenity space and road network and shall develop
the master plan roads as part of the land pooling scheme or layout at
his cost. However such area of Master Plan road alignment
recreational buffer zone / Sector level open space and amenity space
shall be deducted from the total site area. The proposals of the
scheme and the land utilization analysis would be taken on the
remaining net area, and no fees and development charges and other
charges are leviable for such master plan reservation areas and
master plan circulation network.


i) Plot sub-division would be allowed for sites falling in Residential Use
zone, subject to a minimum plot size of 50 sq m with minimum
frontage of 6 m. and access of 3.6.m in areas falling in Congested
areas specified in GOMs no. 86 MA dt. 3-3-2006. For other areas, the
minimum area for plot sub-division permissible shall be 80 sq m with
minimum frontage of 6 mtrs and access of 6 m.
ii) Stipulations for Plots amalgamation (optional):
a) Plots amalgamation would be encouraged in all parts of the city. In
congested areas the minimum access road for such amalgamation
shall be 6 m for plots upto 500 sq.mtrs, 9 mtrs for plots upto 1000
Sq.mtrs and minimum 12 mtrs access beyond 1000 Sq.mtrs.
iii) Mixed Uses will be allowed for amalgamated plots of minimum 4000
Sq.Mtrs and abutting 18 mtrs wide road, subject to payment of land use
conversion charges. Building Permission shall be considered as per
G.O.Ms.No.86 MA dt: 03.03.2006 and its subsequent amendments.
iv) For amalgamated plots of 4000 Sq.Mtrs and above concession in fees
and charges would be decided by GHMC.


Cluster housing or cluster developments are permissible in any part of the
city and encouraged especially in existing congested areas, with the
following stipulations:
a) Minimum site area: 1000 Sq M
b) Minimum size of cluster / courtyard open space and height
permissible shall be:
Sr. Courtyard/ Cluster open space to Height of building
No. be left (in sq mtrs) permissible (in mtrs)
1 36 sq m with minimum 6 m width 3 floors or 10 m
2 50 sq m with minimum 7 m width 4 floors or 12 m
3 64 sq m with minimum 8 m width 5 floors or 15 m

The cluster open space may be either centrally located or could be an end-
cluster. The abutting road width shall be minimum width of 9 m.
Minimum Setbacks:
(i) The minimum setbacks and space between the blocks and boundary of the
Scheme shall as given in Table III and V of the Revised Common Building
Rules, excepting for the space between internal blocks which can be 2 m in
respect of buildings upto 10 m and 3 m in respect of buildings upto 15 m.

(ii) In case of cluster housing / blocks, no setbacks are needed for interior
clusters as the lighting and ventilation is either from the central open space of
cluster and the surrounding pedestrian pathway / access road of the cluster.
However, interior courtyards may be provided for larger plots and building
areas to facilitate lighting and ventilation. For end clusters sides that are
abutting peripheral thoroughfare roads, setback shall be as per the Building
line given in Table III of the relevant Revised Common Building Rules.

The above type of development shall be allowed in al existing areas and

redevelopment sites and the provisions of the Revised Building Rules,2006
shall stand modified to the extent specified above.


Besides compliance of the provisions of GO Ms No. 86 MA dt. 3-3-2006,
the following additional requirements with regard to parking facilities
would be encouraged.
a) Common and continuous cellars/basement parking floors between
adjoining buildings shall be encouraged depending upon structural
safety aspects, mutual agreement between owners, etc.
b) Adjoining owners in new developments or redevelopments in sites
1000 sq m and above may develop/facilitate any one of the following:
i) combined or common parking complex,
ii) pedestrian plaza/subway or
iii) improve/ facilitate additional access by linking with surrounding
roads, etc.

5) Barrier free environment

The stipulation for Barrier Free Environment in G.O.Ms.No.345 MA& UD
Dept., dt:30.06.2006 are proposed to be made applicable initially to all new
Government Buildings and public utility facilities.


(i) Applicability:
a) These requirements cover the planning and general building
requirements for affordable housing schemes to be developed by
public agencies / government bodies or NGOs, private developers and
individual owners. The requirements regarding layout planning, design
and construction of affordable housing schemes are applicable to
public agencies/government bodies or NGOs , private developers and
individual owners. The provisions of GOMs No. 526 MA dt. 31.7.2008
and parking provisions given in GOMs No 86 MA dt 3.3.2006 shall
stand modified to the extent of these stipulations.

(ii) Planning & Design Standards:

In these planning standards, the general master plan requirements of
circulation pattern and the following requirements are required to be provided:

a) Total built up area of the Affordable Housing Scheme are required to

be built as housing units in equal proportion ,i.e., 20% for EWS, 20%
for LIG and 60% for MIG categories..The type of development for
affordable housing scheme shall be as given in Rule 10 of the
Common Building Rules, 2006, excepting the minimum plot size and
community open space and parking requirements which shall be as
given in these stipulations.

The minimum plot size for Affordable Housing Scheme shall be

1000 Sq.mtrs.

community open space – minimum 10 % of total site area, out of which

not more than 3% may be utilized for shopping center/public facilities
centre and shall be developed as a separate block.

Parking requirements:
The parking requirements in such affordable housing schemes shall be as

Minimum parking requirement as percentage of built –up area

5 % of total built-up area proposed for EWS and LIG;

10 % of total built-up area in case of MIG.

a)The parking requirement may be met either in basement/cellar/ or on

stilts of respective blocks or common pool parking at ground level or a
combination of the above.

b) The minimum parking requirement is inclusive of all requirements like

visitors parking, parking for non-residential uses, etc.

c) The parking for EWS and LIG is expected to be exclusively for 2-


d) The parking requirement for MIG and other categories are expected to
comprise of both 2-wheelers and 4-wheelers.

(iii)Roads and Pathways:

There is no restriction on the percentage of area to be left for under roads and
pathways in such housing projects. It would depend on design efficiency of
the layout and proper access to the various blocks.

Access to dwelling units, particularly where motorized vehicles are not

normally expected shall be by means of paved footpaths with right-of-way of
6m and pathway of 2 m. The right-of-way shall be adequate to allow for the
plying of emergency vehicles and also for other services like road side drains
and greenery/plantation.

(iv) Maximum size of built up area of dwelling units;

The maximum size of units area permissible in such schemes shall be as
Sl category Maximum size of dwelling unit
No. permissible in case of group Housing
and similar development
(excluding common areas like balcony,
staircase, corridor)
1 EWS 35 sq m
2 LIG 48 sq m
3 MIG 80 sq m

a) The public agency/developer/individual owner is given freedom to build

the affordable housing units in a separate block with separate access.
b) For EWS unit, a multipurpose room, a kitchenette and a WC Block is
recommended. Alternatively, a hall, one room and kitchenette with
common WC and bath for a group of EWS units may also be allowed.
c) For LIG unit, a hall, a bedroom, a kitchenette and a WC Block is
d) For MIG unit, a hall, 2 bedrooms, a kitchen area and a WC Block is
(v) Cluster design:
The above may also be designed as Clusters with the common courtyard/
open space and height permissible and as given in III above.
(vi)Height of the Building Blocks:
The height of the dwelling units building/blocks covered under the Affordable
housing component shall not exceed 15 m (excluding stilt parking floor).
The height permissible for public facility block the Affordable housing
component shall be in accordance with Table III and IV of the Revised
Common building Rules.

(vii)General Building Requirements:

The requirements of parts of building/ individual size of rooms/areas, etc. in
such Schemes shall in be in accordance with Appendix –D (Special
Requirements for Low Income Housing) of Part III of the National Building
Code of India,2005.

(viii)Layout design of Scheme

Design freedom and flexibility may be exercised in such schemes. The site
layout and design for such schemes shall be governed by good design
practices without compromising on the public facilities and amenities
requirements like water supply, external and internal access roads, drainage
and sewerage, solid waste disposal, socio-cultural requirements and
sustainable environmental practices like greenery and foliage, recycling and
conservation measures, etc. Adequate and ample lighting and natural
ventilation for the dwelling units and blocks shall be ensured while designing
the buildings/blocks.

(ix)Sustainable building and construction practices:

In such Schemes since affordability is the key factor, low cost construction
techniques, sustainable building and construction practices shall be ensured.
The management of the Scheme or colony shall be under a single
management for ensuring the upkeep of the public facilities and amenities,
greenery and plantation/foliage/ rain water harvesting structures, open space
protection and utilization, etc. The Association shall be responsible for
managing the corpus fund and maintenance issues.

(x)Incentives for undertaking affordable housing:

Incentives to public agencies / private builders / developers undertaking the
schemes shall be as provided in G.O.Ms.No.589 MA dt:25.09.2009.

i) The incentives given in these Development Promotional regulations are
OPTIONAL and subject to the conditionalities as given in these
ii) Owners of sites/ Premises who do not want to avail the Special
Development incentives, are allowed to undertake
development/redevelopment/extension of building/premises as per the
existing provisions of the Hyderabad Revised Building Rules,206
issued vide G O Ms No. 86 MA dt. 3-3-2006 and the Amendments
issued by the Government from time to time. Where such
sites/Premises do not avail the Special Development incentives, the
land use shall be treated as Residential Use, and only residential
activities shall be permissible on such sites/Premises.
iii) In case of any difficulties in implementing these Development
Promotion Regulations, such cases shall be referred to the Variance
Committee to be constituted by the Government whose decision in the
matter shall be final.
iv) The various uses and activities mentioned in the zoning regulations
and for all types of site development and construction of buildings shall
be permitted subject to compliance of these and with regard to
minimum abutting road width, and other requirements as per the
provisions of the Hyderabad Revised Building Rules, 2006 issued vide
G.O.Ms.No.86, M.A. & U.D. (M) dated 03-03-2006 and as amended by
the Government and other instructions issued or to be issued by the
Government from time to time.



Circle 1
1) Govt Printing Press/ Chanchalguda prison open land.
2) Govt Land at Ahmed Colony, Phoolbagh.
3) Govt Quarters land at Malakpet
4) CTO Land /Jail Garden, Malakpet

Circle 2
5) Govt land near Falaknuma Palace Bus Stand.
6) Bahadurpura Police Station and MRO Office Govt Lands
7) Govt Lands at Goshamahal
8) Afzalgunj City Bus Depot Workshop land

Circle 3
9) Govt Land near ITI Musheerabad
10) Govt Land near APCPDCL on Shivam Road Bagh-Amberpet.
11) Govt Land behind Amberpet Police Station.
12) Institute of Preventive Medicine and part of adjoining Police
residential complex. (Facility to include existing blood bank and
Circle 4
13) Part of Gudimalkapur Market yard and surrounding Govt. Lands.
14) Govt land at Vijaynagar Colony and next to Dept of Employment
and Training Complex

Circle 5
15) Mehdipatnam Bus Depot Land.
16) Govt Land near Tipu Khan Bridge
17) Govt land of Animal Husbandry Dept near Mangalhat.
18) Govt Land at Taruni Complex at Madhura Nagar.
19) Erramanzil Govt Quarters.
20) Govt Lands near Khairtabad Railway Station
21) Part of Punjagutta Govt Quarters.
22) Part of Yousufguda Police Lines.

Circle 6
23) Hyderabad Collectorate Office Complex land.
24) Govt land of Medical and Health Dept Offices at Sultan bazaar
25) Govt land of MRO Office at Nampally and other Government
26) Part of Open Land of Women’s College, Koti, opp. Andhra Bank
(road facing)

Circle 7
27) GHMC Secunderabad Division office complex and surrounding
Govt lands.
28) Part of Osmania University Land near Tarnaka Junction
29) Part of open land of AP Dairy Development Land, Lalapet


(preparation of SADPs to be taken up separately for detailed planning & urban
renewal for the following locations.)
1) Secunderabad Railway Station and surrounding areas
2) Hyderabad (Nampally) Railway Station and surrounding areas
3) Malakpet Railway Station and surrounding areas
4) Kachiguda Railway Station and surrounding areas
5) Falaknuma Railway Station and surrounding areas
6) Bharatnagar Railway Station and surrounding areas
7) Sanathnagar Industrial Estate and surrounding lands
8) Azamabad Industrial Estate land and surrounding areas
9) Chandulal Baradari Industrial Lands and surrounding Govt Lands
10) Govt Land and Industrial land near Secretariat-Tank Bund Area
11) Charminar Bus Depot and Terminus and surrounding areas
12) Mehdipatnam Bus Depot and Terminus and surrounding areas
13) Mint Compound and Surrounding Lands.
14) Musi River and abutting Lands (100 Mts on either side)