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What is the extent of land that shall be earmarked in a plot for parking purpose while issuing permission for the construction of a commercial building?
1. 10%
2. 15%
3. 20%
4. 25%

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : 25%

The correct answer is 25%.

  • 25% extent of land that shall be earmarked in a plot for parking purposes while issuing permits for the construction of a commercial building.
  • The parking spaces may be provided in

    • Basements or cellars (one or more) / multilevel (allowed for plots 750 sq.m and above only) or 

      (Stilt floor or in upper floors (at any level) or 

      (The Open space over and above the setbacks after leaving the setbacks to be left around the building with adequate vehicular access, aisle, drives, ramps required for maneuverings of vehicles, or 

      Common pool parking area (in the case of Group Housing Scheme / Cluster Housing / Row Housing Schemes).

    • Wherever a Mechanical system and car lifts are proposed enabling two-tier parking, the required parking is computed accordingly.

    • For parking spaces in basements and upper floors, at least two ramps of minimum 3.6m width or one ramp of a minimum of 5.4
    • m width and adequate slope 1 in 8 shall be provided. Such ramps shall not be allowed in mandatory setbacks including building lines, however, they may be permitted in the side and rear setbacks after leaving a minimum of 7 m of setback for movement of fire-fighting vehicles. Access to these may also be accomplished through provisions of mechanical lifts.

    • The minimum width of the driveway shall be 4.5 m.

    • Visitors' parking shall be provided with a minimum of 10% of the parking area.

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