ORR growth corridor: Bldg rules amended

Maud issues orders, disposing of credai’s objections

Published: 27th October 2013 11:53 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th October 2013 11:53 AM   |  A+A-

The sate government has made certain amendments to the Special Development Regulation for the Hyderabad Outer Ring Road Growth Corridor (1 km belt on either side of the ORR).

The department of municipal administration and urban development (MAUD) issued orders to this effect on Saturday by duly disposing of the objection received from CREDAI, Hyderabad by making certain amendments to group housing schemes and social housing requirements, ORR buffer zone, common building line, grant of transferable development rights, etc.

GROUP HOUSING: In respect of group housing project (which includes apartment block/ blocks, row housing, cluster housing, mixed housing units, gated developments and residential enclaves) is permitted in sites 4,000 and above and out of the total site area:

The developer should set apart 3 percent of the land and give to HMDA free of cost for capitalisation toward provision of Master Plan facilities. This condition will apply only to sites located outside GHMC limits. The owner/developer has the option of paying 1.5 times the basic value of such land to HMDA in lieu of such land to be given to HMDA

The developer should provide Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and Lower Income Group (LIG) Housing and any other requirements as stipulated in the Andhra Pradesh Building Rules, 2012 issued in GOMs 168 of MA&UD, as applicable to the GHMC area.

BUFFER ZONE: All properties abutting the ORR should have an open buffer (minimum building setback) of 15 metres from the ROW outer edge. Access will not be allowed onto the service roads of the ORR directly. No projections, permanent, semi-permanent structures will be allowed within this zone.

No hoardings, billboards, uni-poles and related advertising structures, telecom towers, transformers, machinery, dish antennae or related structures will be allowed within this zone. No stairs (temporary or permanent), ramps for parking or other purposes shall be permitted. The area within this buffer zone shall be considered part of the mandatory open space for layouts and setbacks for proposed buildings. The area within the buffer zone shall be planted and maintained with at least two rows of thick foliage trees.

BUILDING LINE: All sites abutting the radial roads within the ORRGC will have building line as specified in the AP Building Rules.

Direct access to the radial roads will be allowed only through service roads through designated points only where service roads exist along the radial road.

Restrictions on building activity as mentioned in the AP Building Rules  will be applicable. Grant of Transferable Development Rights and other concessions in the form of certificates will be considered by the competent authority and no concession will be given in the buffer zone along the ORR.


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