, Haryana Government has allowed the construction of four-storey residential buildings in the State.

-Chandigarh-September 13: In a major decision, Haryana Government has allowed the construction of four-storey residential buildings in the State, the registration of which will be opened from today onward.

          The State Government has framed a policy in this regard and the registration could be made from today onward announced Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, while addressing a press conference here today.

          He said that Haryana Building Code – 2017 has been framed in order to remove the variations and bring uniformity in Building Bye-laws adopted by different development agencies. He said that self certification has been implemented for all residential plot building plan and occupation certificate. Also, the self-certification has been implemented for building plan of commercial plot upto 2000 square meter. Similarly, self-certification has been implemented for building plan and occupational certificate in industrial plots. The Floor Area Ratio (FAR) for institutional and educational buildings has been increased from 100 per cent to 150 per cent.

          The Chief Minister said that with a view to address the problem of parking in residential areas, a provision of Stilt has been made. Apart from this, it has made mandatory to provide Car bay in every residential plot. He said that use of basement in residential plots has also been allowed for residential purpose provided they fulfill provision of fire, lighting and ventilation. He said that a provision of green building has been made under which the building owner is provided the benefit of additional FAR of three to 15 per cent. In case, the building owner set up solar photovoltaic plant and solid waste management plant for management of     water, electricity and waste, he would be provided additional FAR.

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