Amman Building & Urban Planning Regulation of 2011

Amman Building & Urban Planning Regulation of 2011

Article 1 – Regulation name:

This Regulation shall be cited (Amman Building & Urban Planning Regulation of 2011) and it shall come into force one month after the date on which it was published in the official gazette.

Article 2:

The provisions of this Regulation shall be applicable to the following:

  • The buildings licensed after the provisions hereof had come into force.
  • The established buildings that had not gone in conformity with the laws and regulations that had been applicable when they were executed or enforced.
  • The buildings that had been established in contrary to the laws and regulations that had been applicable when they were executed or enforced and became in conformity after the provisions of this Regulation came into force.

Article 3:

The established buildings that became inconsistent uses after the provisions hereof shall be subject to terms and conditions set by the Committee within the Urban, Rural and Buildings Planning Law without prejudice to the acquired rights.

Article 4:

The buildings and lands uses in the planning area shall be classified, and the regulatory restrictions and conditions of the land and construction; furthermore, the standards of each one of the regulatory categories and the common and general standards of the construction within the planning sector shall be specified as set forth herein.

Article 5:

No land or building in any of the planning sectors may be used or modified unless such use or modification conforms the use in such sector in accordance with the provisions hereof.

Article 6:

As an exception of the provisions of Article 5, the Board may agree to relieve the relevant person of applying some provisions of this Regulation or to allow him to change the type of current use as may be required by the planning interest, local situations, constructional or technical developments or circumstances. In all cases, the relief must be given for a compensation as may be determined in accordance with the instructions made by the Board under the provisions hereof.

Article 7:

The Board may make temporary instructions in order to complete the procedures of preparing and certifying the site plans in conformity with the provisions of this Regulation for no longer than ( ) of the date on which this Regulation is published in the official gazette.

Article 8:

The provisions of this Regulation shall not prejudice the ius naturae of the persons who had already had the same by virtue of the regulatory instructions, statutes and decisions precedent to the effect of the provisions of this Regulation.

Article 9:

Definitions:

  • The terms and expressions used for the application of this Regulation shall have the meanings given to them.
  • The singular reference shall include the plural reference as well, and the masculine reference shall include the feminine reference, and vice versa.
  • The words “including” and “include” shall mean ‘including but not limited to.’

Municipality: Greater Amman Municipality.

Mayor: the Mayor of Greater Amman Municipality.

Board: Amman Greater Municipality Board.

Committee: the Local Committee on Planning & Buildings.

Attached residential buildings: a chain of horizontal housing units within the housing sector, with each unit having a separate entrance.

Setback: the horizontal distance between the building and the boundary of the plot of land or the road line adjacent to the plot.

Building height: the vertical distance between the road level and the top floor roof level.

Building regulatory height: the determined height stated within the regulatory restrictions and conditions in the planning sectors.

Construction works: the building construction, demolition, modification, addition or maintenance works including the excavation and filling.

Craft works: establishments use includes the production and sale of art pieces, jewels and any crafts depending on the handcraft works.

Multiple use building: a building consisting of two or more housing, business or office uses.

Multiple apartment building: a building consisting of three or more apartments vertically or horizontally attached together, with each one of them independent from the others and having a separate entrance from outside or through a common entrance.

Architectural extension: an unused part of a building protruding for decoration purposes or for protection from weather conditions. It includes decoration frames, flowerbeds, fences, window bars and window shutters.

Commercial extension: a used part of the building facing and covering a part of the street or regulatory front setback.

General commercial: a use including retail, restaurants and businesses.

Retaining wall: a wall or a fence made of natural stones, regular concrete or reinforced concrete built for resisting the forces and loads resulting from the soil or water pressure.

Emergency services: a use including the Public Security and Civil Defense services.

Building line: the line alongside of the street boundary adjacent to the plot of land with which the façade must conform as set forth in the site plans.

Arcade: a roofed part attached to any building and open to the street or an uncovered space, or connecting more than one building.

Construction license: a written permission issued by the Committee allowing the construction works.

Wall: a barrier of fence made on any material and built on the boundary of any plot of land.

Balcony: an uncovered part(s) of a building and roofed and open to natural air and light on a permanent basis, and it is within the boundaries of the plot of land.

Extended balcony: a suspended balcony extended above a street beyond the plot of land and above the front determined planned setback.

Uncovered balcony: an unroofed balcony.

Apartment: an independent housing unit within a floor.

Housing unit: a part of a building consisting of at least one room, a kitchen and a bathroom.

Floor: the part of a building surrounded by the top roof of a ground or a ceiling and the top roof of the ceiling directly on top of it.

Basement floor: a floor(s) in which the roof level does not exceed 1.25 meter of the road level.

Ground floor: a floor or a part of a floor located directly above the basement or vault floor; and in the event there is no a basement or vault floor, the ground floor will be the first floor of a building.

Roof floor: a part of a floor located on the top of the last floor in accordance with this Regulation.

Vault floor: a floor(s) located underground level of all sides and below the levels of roads surrounding the plot.

License applicant: the owner of anyone legally acting on his behalf.

Owner: the natural or public or private legal person whose name in which the land or building is registered with the competent Land & Survey Department.

Property: the plot of land and the building constructed or to be constructed thereon.

Plot depth: the distance between the middle point of the front side of the plot of land on the road or the leveled upper road in case of roads and the middle point of side opposite thereto from the plot.

Slope / regression percentage: the percentage of a slope or regression of the land plot depth.

Building structure: the upper side of a building located on the top of the building base or it could be established alone with no base.

Building base: the lower part of a building on which the building structure is established.

Villa: a detached or semi-detached building set for one family only with one separate entrance in addition to independent external spaces and yards.

Umbrella: a roof facing and covering a part of the street or a determined setback, and it is built of any material for the purpose of protection from the weather conditions.

Tree Pergola: a cover or roof with spaces for decoration purposes.

Atrium: an internal space within the building boundaries and uncovered and exposed to the open air to deliver light and ventilation to parts of the building adjacent thereto and for the purpose of building service lines installation.

Commercial center: a closed shopping complex including shops, stores, businesses, restaurants, entertainment places such as cinemas, theaters, fitness centers, children entertainment utilities and any other similar uses opened in common yards or courts.

Gallery and conference center: an establishment including rooms for galleries, conferences, meetings, seminars and training, and it may include management offices, restaurants and retailers.

Theater or hall: a place and/or building specified for holding meetings, lectures, seminars, events and various entertainment activities in front of an audience.

Factory: a place or establishment in which products are manufactured through the transformation or assembly of raw materials to produce various goods.

Craft workshop: an establishment for assembling, producing and selling products and any craft depending on the handwork and machine work together.

Agricultural project: the use specified for treating or processing the crops at site and transforming them to food products.

Environmental reserve: a site with a special natural or scientific environment.

Floor area: the total areas of a building(s) floors in case they are multiple on the plot of land.

Floor ratio: the ration of the floor area to the plot of land area on which the building is situated.

Engineer: a natural or legal person assigned to carry out the missions of designing and/or supervising the construction works, and licensed to practice the engineering consultation occupation in accordance with the applicable regulations.

Contractor: a natural or legal person assigned to carry out the construction works and to perform building contracting activities, whether he is a principal contractor or a subcontractor.

Part I

Land & Building Classification in the Planning Zone

Article 10:

Lands and building in the planning zone shall be categorized and the regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building, as well as the special, common and general standards shall be specified as set forth in this Regulation.

Chapter I

Planning Sectors

Article 11:

Housing Sector: the sector specified for housing, which consists of six categories.

Article 12:

Housing 1 and 2

  • Purpose of categorization: to establish villas with low floor ratio.
  • Uses:
    1. Allowed uses:

These two categories of the Housing Sector can be used for the following purposes

      1. Main use: villas.
      2. Accessory use:
        1. Subsidiary buildings as set forth in Article 33.
        2. Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.
    1. Restricted uses:

These two categories of the Housing Sector may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance herewith:

      1. Day nurseries and kindergartens.
      2. Places of worship.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The residential building, front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback, floor ratio, building regulatory height and the planted decorated area ratio of each one of these categories shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto.

Article 13:

Housing 3, 4 and 5

  1. Purpose of categorization: to build villas, apartments or attached residential buildings with a medium floor ratio.
  2. Uses:
    1. Allowed uses:

These categories of the Housing Sector may be allowed for the following purposes:

      • Main use: villas, apartments or connected residential buildings.
      • Accessory use:
        1. Subsidiary buildings as set forth in Article 33.
        2. Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.
    • Restricted uses:

These two categories of the Housing Sector may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance herewith:

      1. Day nurseries and kindergartens.
      2. Places of worship.
      3. Local daily services.
      4. Living and working unit.
      5. Hotels and similar utilities.
      6. Special care centers.
      7. Retirees / old people houses.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The residential building, front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback, floor ratio, building regulatory height and the planted decorated area ratio of each one of these categories shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto.

  1. Special standards:
    1. Hotels and similar utilities:
      • Determined setback defects of the planning category within which the hotel is located must be secured.
      • The road on which the plot of land is located must be no less than 16 square meters; and in case the plot of land is located on more than one road, one of them must be no less than 16 square meters.
      • Double the fees determined in Article 97 hereof shall be collected for licensing the hotel and pursuant to the planning category in which it is located.
    2. Living and working unit:

The Board shall make the instructions with respect thereto.

    1. Local daily services:

The Board shall make the instructions with respect thereto.

    1. Connected residential buildings:
      • The maximum number of the vertical housing units shall be two per connected building.
      • Parceling will only be allowed after the construction has been completed.
      • Each connected building height will be calculated separately.
      • The minimum number of the horizontal connected buildings in a single project is three buildings.
      • For the plot of lands located on three roads, the front setback opposite to the side setback shall be considered a side setback as well.

Article 14:

Housing 6

  1. Purpose of categorization: to establish apartments with a high floor ratio.
  2. Uses:
    1. Allowed uses

This category of Housing Sector can be used for the following purposes:

      1. Main use: apartments
      2. Accessory use:
        1. Subsidiary buildings as set forth in Article 33.
        2. Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.
    1. Restricted uses:

These two categories of the Housing Sector may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance with the provisions hereof:

  1. Day nurseries and kindergartens.
  2. Places of worship.
  3. Hotels and similar utilities.
  4. Special care centers.
  5. Local daily services.
  6. Living and working unit.
  7. Retirees / old people houses.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The residential building, front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback, floor ratio, building regulatory height and the planted decorated area ratio of each one of these categories shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto.

  1. Special standards:

The same standards stated in Clauses A, B and C of Article 13/4.

Article 15:

Commercial Sector: the sector specified for commercial, housing and office uses consisting of seven categories.

Article 16:

Commercial 1 and 2

  1. Purpose of categorization: to contain the commercial, general, business centers, shop and conference centers at the regional level for Commercial category 1 and urban level for Commercial category.
  2. Uses:
    1. Allowed uses:

These two categories of the Commercial Sector can be used for the following purposes:

      1. Main use:
        1. General commercial.
        2. Wholesale.
        3. Business centers.
        4. Gallery and conference centers.
      2. Accessory use:
        1. Subsidiary buildings as set forth in Article 33.
        2. Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.
    1. Restricted uses:

These two categories of the Housing Sector may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance with the provisions hereof:

      1. Housing Sector uses.
      2. Office Sector uses.
      3. Events halls and wedding party halls.
      4. Exhibit halls.
      5. Sport, social and cultural clubs.
      6. Public parking.
      7. Gas stations.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback, floor ratio, building regulatory height and the planted decorated area ratio of both categories 1 and 2 shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto.

Article 17:

Commercial 3, 4, 5 and 6

  1. Purpose of categorization: to contain the General Commercial Use at the local lever in accordance with the regulatory restrictions and conditions of each planning category as set forth in the Schedule attached hereto.
  2. Uses:
    1. Allowed uses.

These categories of the Commercial Sector can be used for the following purposes:

      1. Main use: General Commercial.
      2. Accessory use: temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.
    1. Restricted uses:

These two categories of the Housing Sector may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance with the provisions hereof:

      1. Wholesale offices with no warehouses.
      2. Housing Sector uses.
      3. Office sector uses.
      4. Events halls and wedding party halls.
      5. Exhibit halls.
      6. Sport, social and cultural clubs.
      7. Public parking.
      8. Gas stations.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback, floor ratio, building regulatory height and the planted decorated area ratio of each one of these categories shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto.

Article 18:

Commercial 7

  1. Purpose of categorization: to contain the plots of lands planned as normal commercial prior to the enactment of this Regulation.
  2. Uses: the same uses stated in Commercial Categories 3, 4, 5 and 6.
  3. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto.

  1. Additional regulatory restrictions and conditions:
    1. Side setback: it is allowed to build with no side setback up to a depth of no more 18 meters of the commercial street boundary and with a setback of no less than 4 meters beyond that depth.
    2. Floor ratio:

The floor ratio shall be as follows:

      1. 600% of the plot of land whose area is 600 square meters or less.
      2. 600% plus 1% per 20 square meters above 600 square meters of the area of the plot of land.
      3. Maximum 850% of the area of the plot of land.
    1. Building regulatory height:

The building regulatory height shall be calculated as follows:

      1. The commercial road width plus the front setback, if any, and half the excess of the regulatory determined side and rear setbacks.
      2. The building regulatory height shall be no less than 16 meters and no more than 48 meters.
      3. Subject to Item 1 above, if the plot of land is located on a roundabout or a square, the road width shall be equal to the width along the commercial road leading to the said roundabout of square.
    1. Plot of lands located on more than one street:
      1. If the plot of land planned as Commercial 7 on two cross roads with one of them being within the Commercial Sector and the other one within a different sector, the following restrictions must be met:

The provisions of Commercial 7 shall be applicable to the other road with a depth equal to double the length of the plot front on the commercial road at no more than 50 meters of the said depth provided that:

        1. The front setback requirement of the other road is fulfilled beyond that depth equally to the regulatory front setback determined for the adjacent plot of land as minimum.
        2. The side setback requirement of the plot of land planned as Commercial 7 is fulfilled on the adjacent plot boundary equally to the regulatory side setback determined for the adjacent plot as minimum.
      1. If the plot of land planned as commercial 7 is located between two roads one of which is within the Commercial Sector and the other is within a different sector, the following must be met:
        1. Commercial 7 uses shall be applicable to the entire plot provided that the following is fulfilled:
          1. The side setback beyond a depth of 18 meters from the commercial road boundary equally to the regulatory side setback determined for the adjacent plot category by 4 meters as minimum.
          2. The front setback from the other road boundary equally to regulatory front setback determined for the category of plots located on that road as minimum.
        2. The façade on the noncommercial road and side facades may not be used for commercial purposes.
    1. Commercial 7 category provisions effect:

The provisions of Commercial 7 category shall be applicable to the plot of lands planned as normal commercial prior to the enactment of this Regulation.

  1. Special standards:
    1. Extended balconies:

The extended balconies of the building façade may be allowed on the commercial roads, yards, squares and roundabouts and on the determined front setbacks in accordance with the following:

      1. The balcony depth shall be no more than 1.80 meter if the road width is 16 meters or more.
      2. The balcony depth shall be no more than 1.40 meter if the road width is less than 16 meters and more than 10 meters.
      3. Extended balconies may not be allowed on any road with a width of 10 meters or less.
      4. The depth of the extended balcony must not exceed the sidewalk width.
      5. The extended balcony distance from the adjacent plot shall be no less than 1.50 meter.
      6. The net vertical distance between the extended balcony and any point from the sidewalk or the front setback shall be no less than 3 meters.
    1. Commercial extensions:

The commercial extensions of the building façade may be allowed on the commercial roads, yards, squares and roundabouts and on the determined front setbacks in accordance with the following:

      1. The extension depth shall be no more than 1.80 meter if the road width is 16 meters or more.
      2. The extension depth shall be no more than 1.40 meter if the road width is less than 16 meters and more than 10 meters.
      3. Commercial extensions may not be allowed on any road with a width of 10 meters or less.
      4. The depth of the commercial extensions must not exceed the sidewalk width.
      5. The net vertical distance between the commercial extension and any point from the sidewalk or the front setback shall be no less than 3 meters.
    1. The area of the extended balcony and area of commercial extensions shall be excepted from the floor area.

Article 19:

Multiple Use Sector: the Sector specified for the Commercial, Housing and Office sectors in which multiplicity is obligatory for two uses one of which is housing, and it consists of two categories, Multiple Use 1 and Multiple Use 2.

  1. Purpose of categorization: to implement the urban densification strategy of the plot of lands located on the roads, which are main axis in the City aiming at establishing multiple use buildings with different heights and unique architectural design.
  2. Uses:
    1. Allowed uses:

The Multiple Use Sector may be used for the following purposes:

Main use:

      1. Housing Sector uses.
      2. Office Sector uses.
      3. General Commercial uses.

Accessory uses:

  • Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.
    1. Restricted uses:

This Sector may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance herewith:

      1. Institutional Sector uses:
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback, floor ratio, building regulatory height and the planted decorated area ratio of each one of these categories shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto.

  1. Additional regulatory restrictions and conditions:
    1. Building type:

The building type requirement must be as there has to be a building base (building structure with a base) or there can be a building structure only (with no base) if the same is stated in the site plans.

    1. License plans:

The owner must submit a preliminary plans in order to obtain the initial permission and they must clarify the entire allowed building on the plot of land, then the final plans may be submitted in order to have the parts to be established of that building licensed.

    1. Regulatory height:
      1. The maximum regulatory height limit requirement of a building must be fulfilled and the required height must not be less than the regulatory height determined directly for the less area of the plot of land as per the Regulatory Restrictions Schedule.
      2. The Committee may increase the regulatory height by no more than 40% of that height with no increase in the maximum floor ratio for the buildings located on squares and main cross-roads with a regulatory height of no less than 32 meters, provided that the same is clarified and such locations are specified on the site plans.
    2. Uses:

The buildings within the Multiple Use Sector must have two types of uses with an area of no less than 25% of the floor area allowed to be built as per the plan category. The Committee may provide facilitations on the housing area of no more than 10% of the above percentage.

    1. Building line:

Number (zero) within the front setback set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions and Conditions Schedule means compliance with the building line clarified in the site plans.

    1. Small area plots of lands

For the plots of lands whose areas are less than the minimum limits stated in the Regulatory Restrictions and Conditions Schedule, the Committee may license the buildings on those lands provided that the orthogonal projection of any façade of the building is no less than:

15 meters if the regulatory height of the building is 48 meters.
14 meters if the regulatory height of the building is 40 meters.
13 meters if the regulatory height of the building is 32 meters.
12 meters if the regulatory height of the building is 24 meters.

Article 20:

High Buildings Sector:

  • The Sector specified for containing the high building projects and fulfilling the investment needs within appropriate locations where roads, transportation networks and infrastructures are available. They shall also maintain the heritage; provide green areas; and maintain the appearance and feature of the city through promoting the unique and modern architectural designs.
  • This Sector consists of five categories; low-medium, medium, medium-high, high and milestone.
  1. Purpose of categorization:

To establish buildings at different heights considering the land topography in accordance with the regulatory restrictions and conditions stated in the Schedule attached hereto.

  1. Uses:
    1. Allowed uses:

The High Buildings Sector uses can be allowed for the purposes set forth below in accordance herewith:

      1. Main use:
        1. Housing Sector uses.
        2. Office Sector uses.
        3. General Commercial uses.
        4. Galleries and conferences centers.
        5. Exhibition halls.
      2. Subsidiary use:

Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.

    1. Restricted uses:

This Sector may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance with the provisions hereof:

      1. Institutional uses.
      2. Occasion halls and wedding parties halls.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback, floor ratio, building regulatory height and the planted decorated area ratio shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto. If the phrase “unspecified” is stated for any restriction, the Committee shall have the power to specify the extent of that restriction.

  1. Additional regulatory restrictions and conditions:
    1. Building base
      1. The building base establishment is optional in the medium, medium-high and high building categories.
      2. The building base establishment is obligatory if the phrase “building with a base” is stated in the site plan; and in this case, the front setback of the base shall be 5 meters and for the building structure 8 meters.
    2. Building multiplicity:
      1. It is allowed to construct more than one building on a plot of land within the low-medium height category if its area is more than 2000 square meters and less than 4000 square meters. In this case, the setback between any two buildings must be at lease 12.5 meters.
      2. It is allowed to construct more than one building on a plot of land within the planning categories whose provisions include a building base if its area is more than the minimum limit determined for that category and less than double the minimum limit in accordance with the following conditions:
        1. The building structure area must not exceed the area specified in the Regulatory Restrictions and Conditions Schedule regardless of the number of buildings on the plot of land.
        2. There must be a setback of at least 25 meters between any two building structures.
    3. Regulatory height

The regulatory height of the entire building shall be calculated from a presumptive point to be specified through the rate of the levels of the sides of the plot of land, and it shall be referred to as a reference point.

Article 21:

Industrial Sector: the Sector specified for the various types and levels of industrial uses in accordance with the provisions hereof, and it consists of five categories.

Article 22:

Heavy industry:

  1. Purpose of categorization: to manufacture, assemble, store, extract and process various materials having adverse effects on the environment as a result of noise, annoyance, different gas emissions and wastes of production operations of such industries.
  2. Uses:
    1. Allowed uses:

The use of this category of the Industrial Sector is allowed for the following purposes:

      1. Main use:
        1. Glass industries (including substance melting).
        2. Petrochemical industries.
        3. Asphalt industries and mixers.
        4. Tanning and leather industries.
        5. Iron, steel and metal industries (including metal melting).
        6. Cement and concrete mixers factories.
        7. Recycling factories.
        8. Machine manufacturing and assembly.
        9. Rock wool extraction, processing and manufacturing.
        10. Petroleum refineries.
        11. Waste landfills.
        12. Warehouses and storages.
        13. Vehicles and scrap damage and storage.
      2. Accessory use:
        1. Subsidiary buildings as set forth in Article 33.
        2. Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.
    1. Restricted uses:

This category of the Industrial Sector may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance with the provisions hereof:

      1. Places of worship.
      2. Local daily services.
      3. Construction sand, stones and aggregates extraction.
      4. Slaughterhouses.
      5. Livestock markets.
      6. Stone pits and quarries.
      7. Trucks and machines shelters.
      8. Gas stations.
      9. Public car parking.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback, floor ratio, building regulatory height and the planted decorated area ratio shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto.

  1. Additional regulatory restrictions and conditions:
    1. The building regulatory height is calculated from the near road level; and in case of multiple roads adjacent to the plot of land, the near level road shall be approved if its width is no less than 6 meters. If the plot is located on more than one road and the width of each one of them is less than 6 meters, the near level road shall be approved for the purpose of height measure.
    2. Chimneys and silos shall be excepted from the building regulatory height.
  2. Special standards:
    1. There can be big establishments and external uncovered yards for storage.
    2. The license applicant must:
      1. Obtain the consent of the competent entities upon submitting the lice application to the Committee.
      2. Clarify on the license plans the use in general (factory, plant, warehouse, workshop, storage) and mention the purpose and nature of use in the license application.
    3. The owner must meet the conditions of the trucks and machines shelter as set forth below:
      1. To build walls around the trucks and machines shelter yards.
      2. To pave and asphalt yards or to construct them with an appropriate material.
      3. To build a guard room and health unit with an area of no more 30 square meters.

Article 23:

Medium industries:

  1. Purpose of categorization: to manufacture, assemble, store, extract and process various materials having adverse effects on the environment as a result of noise, annoyance, different gas emissions and wastes of production operations of such industries.
  2. Uses:
    1. Allowed uses:

This category of the Industrial Sector can be used for the following purposes:

      1. Main use:
        1. Cement and concrete industries.
        2. Fabric industries.
        3. Plastic and rubber industries.
        4. Glass industries (including glass formation).
        5. Medicine industries.
        6. Food and mills industries.
        7. Textile and garment industries.
        8. Furniture, metal and wood industries.
        9. Rock wool industry.
        10. Iron, steel and metal industries (including metal formation).
        11. Electric and electronic equipment, devices and tools manufacturing and assembly.
        12. Paper and cardboard factories.
        13. Bags and shoes factories.
        14. Cars, devices and equipment maintenance.
        15. Car bossing and painting.
        16. Trucks and machineries repair, bossing and painting.
        17. Sewing plants.
        18. Press.
        19. Recycling (without manufacturing).
        20. Transfer plants (wastes).
        21. Hazardous chemical and flammable fluid storage warehouses.
      2. Accessory use:
        1. Subsidiary buildings as set forth in Article 33.
        2. Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.
    1. Restricted uses:

This category of the Industrial Sector may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance with the provisions hereof:

      1. Worship places.
      2. Brick and tile plants.
      3. Packing and wrapping.
      4. Construction materials sale.
      5. Craftwork plants.
      6. Warehouses and storage.
      7. Craftworks and artworks.
      8. Local daily services.
      9. Truck and machineries shelter.
      10. Stone and marvel saws.
      11. Banks and financial institutions.
      12. Machineries rental.
      13. Equipment and supplies rental.
      14. Vocational training schools and centers.
      15. Occasion and wedding parties halls.
      16. Medical, health centers, clinics and laboratories.
      17. Wholesale.
      18. Gas stations.
      19. Car public parking.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback, floor ratio, building regulatory height and the planted decorated area ratio shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto.

  1. Additional regulatory restrictions and conditions:

The same restrictions stated in Article 22/4.

  1. Special standards:
    1. There can be external uncovered yards for storage.
    2. The same special standards stated in Clause B and C of Article 22/5.

Article 24:

Light industries:

  1. Purpose of categorization: to manufacture, assemble, store, sell and distribute various materials and products or to provide services classified as causing limited annoyance and do not result in environmental adverse effects such as gas emissions and production operation wastes.
  2. Uses:
    1. This category of the Industrial Sector may be used for the following purposes:
      1. Main use:
        1. Food and mills industries.
        2. Medicine industries.
        3. Textile and garment industries.
        4. Fabric industries.
        5. Plastic and rubber industries.
        6. Glass industries (including glass formation).
        7. Electric and electronic equipment, devices and tools manufacturing and assembly
        8. Furniture, metal and wood industries.
        9. Iron, steel, metal and wood industries (including metal formation).
        10. Paper and cardboard factories.
        11. Bags and shoes factories.
        12. Car, devices and equipment maintenance.
        13. Car bossing and painting.
        14. Sewing plants.
        15. Craftwork plants.
        16. Craftworks and artworks.
        17. Presses.
        18. Hazardous chemical and flammable fluid storage warehouses.
        19. Warehouses and storage.
        20. Equipment and supplies rental.
        21. Wholesale.
      2. Accessory use:
        1. Subsidiary buildings as set forth in Article 33.
        2. Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.
    2. Restricted uses:

This category of the Industrial Sector may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance with the provisions hereof:

      1. Worship places.
      2. Vocational training schools and centers.
      3. Occasion and wedding parties halls.
      4. Banks and financial institutions.
      5. Gas stations.
      6. Medical and health centers, clinics and laboratories.
      7. Packing and wrapping.
      8. Construction materials sale.
      9. Local daily services.
      10. Trucks and machineries shelter.
      11. Car public parking.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback, floor ratio, building regulatory height and the planted decorated area ratio shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto.

  1. Additional regulatory restrictions and conditions:

The same restrictions stated in Article 22/4.

  1. Special standards:
  1. The uses of this category must be inside establishments and they are not allowed in the uncovered yards.
  2. The same special standards stated in Clause B and C of Article 22/5.

Article 25:

Transformational industries:

  1. Purpose of categorization: to carry out limited manufacturing operations of special products associated with craftworks and handworks that cause no noise.
  2. Uses:
    1. Allowed uses:

This category of Industrial Sector can be used for the following purposes:

      1. Main use:
        1. Presses.
        2. Sewing plants.
        3. Car bossing and painting.
        4. Car, devices and equipment maintenance.
      2. Accessory use:

Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.

    1. Restricted uses:

This category of the Industrial Sector may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance with the provisions hereof:

      1. Worship places.
      2. Housing.
      3. General commercial use.
      4. Craftworks.
      5. Equipment and supplies rental.
      6. Construction material sale (without cement and steel).
      7. Occasions and wedding parties halls.
      8. Vocational training centers and schools.
      9. Medical and health centers, clinics and laboratories.
      10. Warehouses and storage.
      11. Banks and financial institutions.
      12. Gas stations.
      13. Car public parking.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback, floor ratio, building regulatory height and the planted decorated area ratio shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto.

  1. Additional regulatory restrictions and conditions:

The same restrictions stated in Article 22/4.

  1. Special standards:
  1. The uses of this category must be inside establishments and they are not allowed in the uncovered yards.
  2. The same special standards stated in Clause B of Article 22/5.

Article 26:

Technical industries:

  1. Purpose of categorization: to plan, develop and manage businesses and provide services supporting various industries that cause no noise.
  2. Uses:
    1. Allowed uses:

This category of Industrial Sector is allowed to be used for the following purposes:

      1. Main use:
        1. Warehouses and storage of products associated with technical industries.
        2. Research centers.
        3. Galleries and conference centers.
        4. Vocational training centers and schools.
        5. Exhibition halls.
        6. Wholesale offices.
      2. Accessory uses:
        1. Subsidiary buildings as set forth in Article 33.
        2. Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.
    1. Restricted uses:

This category of the Industrial Sector may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance with the provisions hereof:

      1. Worship places.
      2. Banks and financial institutions.
      3. Medical and health centers, clinics and laboratories.
      4. Restaurants.
      5. Hotels.
      6. Car public parking.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback, floor ratio, building regulatory height and the planted decorated area ratio shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto.

  1. Additional regulatory restrictions and conditions:

The same restrictions stated in Article 22/4.

  1. Special standards:
    1. The uses of this category must be inside establishments and they are not allowed in the uncovered yards.
    2. The same special standards stated in Clause B of Article 22/5.

Article 27:

Offices Sector: the Sector specified for office uses consisting of two categories, Offices 1 and Offices.

  1. Purpose of categorization: to contain the office uses in accordance with the regulatory restrictions and conditions stated in the Schedule attached hereto.
  2. Uses:
    1. Allowed uses:

The Offices Sector is allowed to be used for the following purposes:

      1. Main use:
        1. Offices.
      2. Accessory use:
        1. Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.
    1. Restricted uses:

This category of the Industrial Sector may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance with the provisions hereof:

      1. Worship places.
      2. Hotels.
      3. Banks and financial institutions.
      4. Civil community and public services institutions (including trade unions, associations, Chamber of Commerce & Industry, social and religious unions and commissions, sport, social and cultural clubs).
      5. Social and cultural centers.
      6. Theaters and cinemas.
      7. Health and medical centers, clinics and laboratories.
      8. Housing.
      9. Car public parking.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback, floor ratio, building regulatory height and the planted decorated area ratio shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto.

Article 28:

Agricultural Sector: the Sector specified for agricultural uses, and it consists of three categories; Agricultural 1, Agricultural 2 and Agricultural 3.

  1. Purpose of categorization: to provide locations appropriate for agricultural uses in accordance with regulatory restrictions and conditions stated in the Schedule attached hereto.
  2. Uses:
    1. Allowed uses:

The Agricultural Sector is allowed to be used for the following purposes:

      1. Main use:
        1. Agricultural project.
        2. Agricultural research center.
      2. Accessory use:
        1. Subsidiary buildings as set forth in Article 33.
        2. Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.
    1. Restricted uses:

This category of the Agricultural Sector may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance with the provisions hereof:

      1. Worship places.
      2. Housing.
      3. Green hostel.
      4. Veterinary hospital and clinic.
      5. Equestrian club.
      6. Raising cattle and cows, breeding poultry and beekeeping.
      7. Gas stations.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback, floor ratio, building regulatory height and the planted decorated area ratio shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto.

  1. Special standards:

The Committee may allow for one housing unit to be established per a certain area of the plot of land equal to the minimum limit of parceling pursuant to the category of plan in which the plot of land is located.

Article 29:

Institutional Sector: the Sector specified for institutional uses, and it consists of three categories; regional institutional, urban institutional and local institutional.

  1. Purpose of categorization: to provide locations appropriate for the institutional uses at the regional, urban and local levels.
  2. Uses:
    1. Allowed uses:

The Institutional Sector is allowed to be used for the following purposes:

      1. Main use:
        1. Ministries, Governmental Departments and Public Institutions.
        2. Civil community and public service institutions including trade unions, associations, Chamber of Commerce & Industry, unions, social and religions commissions, parties, sport, social and cultural clubs.
        3. Banks and financial institutions.
        4. Nurseries and kindergartens.
        5. Universities, colleges, institutes and schools.
        6. Libraries and museums.
        7. Hospitals.
        8. Emergency services.
        9. Health and medical centers, clinics and laboratories.
        10. Special care centers.
      2. Accessory use:
        1. Subsidiary buildings as set forth in Article 33.
        2. Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.
    1. Restricted uses:

This category may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance with the provisions hereof:

      1. Worship places.
      2. Car public parking.
      3. Gas stations.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback, floor ratio, building regulatory height and the planted decorated area ratio shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto. If the phrase “unspecified” is stated for any restriction, the Committee shall have the power to specify the extent of that restriction.

  1. Special standards:
    1. Universities shall be excepted from the institutional urban category uses.
    2. Universities, institutes, colleges, hospitals, emergency services and museums shall be excepted from the local institutional category uses.

Article 30:

Infrastructure Sector: the Sector specified for the purposes of infrastructure services, and this Sector consists of two categories; Infrastructure 1 and Infrastructure 2.

  1. Purpose of categorization: to provide locations appropriate for containing the infrastructure services at the urban level of the Infrastructure 1 category and at the local level of the Infrastructure 2 category.
  2. Uses:
    1. Allowed uses:

The Infrastructure Sector is allowed to be used for the following purposes:

      1. Main use:
        1. Cemetery.
        2. Bus and public transportation stop.
        3. Central heating and cooling station.
        4. Waste landfill.
        5. Waste treatment and recycling utility.
        6. Medical and poisonous waste disposal utility.
        7. Waste transformation stations.
      2. Accessory use:
        1. Subsidiary buildings as set forth in Article 33.
        2. Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.
    1. Restricted uses:

This Sector may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance with the provisions hereof:

      1. Worship places.
      2. Slaughterhouse.
      3. Cattle market.
      4. Emergency uses.
      5. Car public parking.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The front, side and rear setback, floor ratio and building regulatory height shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto. If the phrase “unspecified” is stated for any restriction, the Committee shall have the power to specify the extent of that restriction.

  1. Special standards:
      1. The waste transformational stations shall be excepted from the allowed uses in the category of Infrastructure 1.
      2. Waste landfill and medical and poisonous wastes disposal utility shall be excepted from the allowed uses in the category of Infrastructure 2.
      3. Car public parking shall be excepted from the restricted uses in the category of Infrastructure 1.
      4. Slaughterhouse and cattle market shall be excepted from the restricted uses in the category of Infrastructure 2.

Article 31:

Open Areas Sector: the Sector specified for the uses of parks and recreations, and this Sector consists of three categories; Regional Open Area, Urban Open Area and Local Open Area.

  1. Purpose of categorization: to provide the places appropriate for parks and recreations at the regional, urban and local levels.
  2. Uses:
    1. Allowed uses:

This Sector is allowed to be used for the following purposes:

      1. Main use:
        1. Parks.
        2. Game parks.
        3. Environmental reserves.
      2. Accessory use:
        1. Subsidiary buildings as set forth in Article 33.
        2. Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.
    1. Restricted uses:

This category of Open Areas Sector may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance with the provisions of hereof:

      1. Worship places.
      2. Restaurants.
      3. Social, cultural and sport clubs.
      4. Social, cultural and sport centers.
      5. Museums.
      6. Libraries.
      7. Car public parking.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The plot of land area, floor ratio and building regulatory height shall be specified as set forth in the Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto. If the phrase “unspecified” is stated for any restriction, the Committee shall have the power to specify the extent of that restriction.

  1. Special standards:
      1. The game parks and environmental reserves shall be excepted from the allowed uses in the category of Urban Open Area and in the category of the Local Open Area.
      2. Restaurants, social, cultural and sport clubs and centers and museums shall be excepted from the restricted uses in the category of Urban Open Area.
      3. Restaurants, social, cultural and sport clubs and centers, museums and libraries shall be excepted from the restricted uses in the category of Local Open Area.

Article 32:

Mining and Quarry Sector: the Sector specified for mines, quarries and pits, and it consists of one category.

  1. Purpose of categorization: to provide places appropriate extracting minerals, stones, aggregates and sand.
  2. Uses:
    1. Allowed uses:

This Sector is allowed to be used for the following purposes:

      1. Main use:
        1. Minerals extraction (mines).
        2. Mining rocks, aggregate and sands (quarries and pits).
      2. Accessory use:
        1. Subsidiary buildings as set forth in Article 33.
        2. Temporary buildings as set forth in Article 34.
    1. Restricted uses:

This category may be used for the purposes set forth below only after obtaining the consent of the Committee and in accordance with the provisions of hereof:

      1. Environmental reserves.
      2. Agricultural project.
      3. Management offices.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions of land and building:

The front land plot area side, front, side and rear setback, floor ratio and building regulatory height shall be specified as set forth in the land and building Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule attached hereto. If the phrase “unspecified” is stated for any restriction, the Committee shall have the power to specify the extent of that restriction.

Chapter II

Accessory Uses

Article 33:

Subsidiary buildings:

  1. Subsidiary building is the structure attached or annexed to a main building.
  2. Subsidiary buildings are allowed in the following planning categories:
    1. Housing Sector.
    2. Commercial Sector within the planning categories of Commercial 1 and Commercial 2.
    3. Institutional Sector.
    4. Industrial Sector within the planning categories of Technical, Light, Medium and Heavy.
    5. Agricultural Sector.
    6. Open Areas Sector.
    7. Infrastructure Sector.
    8. Mining & Quarries Sector.
  3. Allowed uses:

The subsidiary buildings are allowed to be used for the following purposes:

    1. Car parking.
    2. Guard’s house.
    3. Servants’ house.
    4. Storage room.
    5. Any other similar uses approved by the Committee, provided they do not cause annoyance to the neighbors.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions:
    1. Percentage:

The maximum percentage of the subsidiary buildings shall be 5% of the plot of land area, provided that the maximum percentage of the subsidiary buildings shall be as follows:

      1. 50 square meters in the Housing Sector, Open Area Sector and Infrastructure Sector.
      2. 25 square meters in the Agricultural Sector.
      3. 100 square meters in the other planning categories in which subsidiary buildings are allowed to be constructed.
    1. Setbacks:
        1. The Committee may allow a subsidiary building to be constructed with no side or rear setback in all planning categories in which it is allowed to construct subsidiary buildings.
        2. The Committee may allow a subsidiary building to be constructed with no front setback in the Commercial Sector within the planning categories Commercial 1 and Commercial 2; in the Industrial Sector within the planning categories Technical, Light, Medium and Heavy; and in the Mining & Quarries Sector.
        3. A front setback must be provided to the subsidiary building in the Housing Sector, Agricultural Sector, Open Area Sector, Infrastructure Sector and Institutional Sector in accordance with the regulatory restrictions and conditions determined for the planning categories in the mentioned planning Sectors.
        4. The Committee may license the subsidiary buildings with no front setback if the subsidiary building roof level is below the natural land level and at the sidewalk level; in this case, the subsidiary building roof shall be allowed to be used for one car parking.
    2. Height:

The maximum height of a subsidiary building from the natural land level shall be 2.6 meters, provided it consists of one floor only.

  1. Special standards:
        1. The subsidiary building area shall be excepted from the floor area.
        2. The owner is not allowed to:
          1. Open side or back doors or windows to the adjacent plots of lands if the subsidiary building is located within the determined setbacks.
          2. Open any door from the main building leading to the subsidiary building roof.
          3. Use the subsidiary building roof for any purpose unless the level of such roof is at or below the natural land level.

Article 34:

Temporary buildings:

  1. Temporary building definition: a structure constructed for the purpose of a temporary use or a certain activity, and it is removed after the purpose for which it is constructed has finished; and the temporary uses are allowed in all planning categories.
  2. Temporary buildings are allowed for the following purposes:
    1. To store the construction materials, workers’ house, guards’ rooms and temporary offices at the construction contracting project sites during the construction implementation period.
    2. Public events tents and cultural and entertainment activities tents for the duration allowed by the Committee.
    3. Any other similar uses approved by the Committee.
  3. The Board shall make the instructions in relation to the temporary buildings.

Chapter III

Car Parking

Article 35:

Car parking requirements:

There must be unroofed or uncovered car parking on the plot of land on which the building is established under the following conditions:

  1. The Committee may issue a construction license in anyone of the planning Sectors stipulated herein only after specifying the necessary number of parking lots in the engineering plans in accordance with the standards and requirements of this Regulation.
  2. No person may make any change or modification in the number and dimensions of the car parking determined in the construction license without obtaining the consent from the Committee.
  3. The contractor and engineer shall be responsible for making any change or modification to the car parking in the license plans unless the Committee’s prior approval is obtained even if such change or modification is acceptable for the Committee in terms of technical and engineering perceptions. The owner shall also be responsible for any change or modification made after the works permission has been issued.
  4. The owner of the plot of land on which the building is constructed shall not be relieved of the requirement to provide car parking thereon in accordance with the provisions hereof when there are public parking lots beside this plot.
  5. A part of the parking shall be counted as one whole parking when the number of the required parking lots is counted hereunder.
  6. The car parking lots area shall be excepted from the floor area.

Article 36:

Car parking lots numbers:

  1. The minimum number of car parking lots required to be provided for various uses shall be as follows:
    1. Residential apartments:

One parking lot per 150 square meters of the floor area or a parking lot per apartment, whichever is more.

    1. Villas:

Two parking lots per villa.

    1. Connected residential buildings:

One parking lot per housing unit.

    1. Hotels:

One parking lot per four hotel rooms and one parking lot per suite, and the required number of parking lots shall be provided to the other uses in the hotel pursuant to this Article.

    1. Local daily services:

One parking lot per local daily service.

    1. Worship places:

One parking lot per 75 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Nurseries and kindergartens:

One parking lot per 100 square meters of the nursery or kindergarten.

One bus parking lot per nursery or kindergarten.

    1. Retirees / seniors houses:

One parking lot per 75 square meters of the floor area.

    1. General commercial:

One parking lot per 125 square meters of the floor area.

Four parking lots plus one parking lot per 75 square meters of the floor area exceeding 500 square meters.

24 parking lots plus one parking lot per 50 square meters of the area exceeding 2000 square meters.

84 parking lots plus one parking lot per 40 meters of the floor area exceeding 5000 square meters.

    1. Wholesalers:

One parking lot per 300 square meters of the floor area of the building and one parking lot per 60 square meters of the floor area of offices within the building.

    1. Commercial centers:

The number of parking lots in the commercial center shall be specified as per the various uses and as set forth in this Article.

    1. Galleries and conferences centers:

One parking lot per 30 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Occasions and wedding parties halls:

One parking lot per 20 square meter of the floor or hall area.

    1. Gas stations:

The number of parking lots in the gas station shall be specified as per the various uses and as set forth in this Article.

    1. Exhibition halls:

One parking lots per 50 square meters of the hall.

    1. Offices:

One parking lot per 60 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Social and cultural centers:

One parking lot per 50 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Theaters and cinemas:

One parking lot per 10 seats of the theater or cinema hall.

    1. Industrial (warehouses and storages):

One parking lot per 300 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Industrial (factory, plants, workshops, offices):

One parking lot per 200 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Industrial (other uses):

The number of parking lots shall be specified as per the uses set forth in this Article.

    1. Research centers:

One parking lot per 60 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Veterinary clinics:

One parking lot per 60 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Ministries, Departments and Public Institutions:

One parking lot per 60 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Health and medical centers, clinics and laboratories:

One parking lot per 60 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Banks and financial institutions:

One parking lot per 60 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Public schools:

One parking lot per 100 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Private schools:

One parking lot per 50 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Libraries:

One parking lot per 50 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Museums:

One parking lot per 50 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Emergency services:

One parking lot per 50 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Civil community institutions:

One parking lot per 50 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Sport, equestrian, shooting and car clubs:

One parking lot per 30 square meters of the floor area; and in case of uncovered theaters, one parking lot per 10 seats shall be added.

    1. Universities, colleges, institutes:

One parking lot per 40 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Hospitals:

One parking lot per 50 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Central heating and cooling stations:

One parking lot per 400 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Slaughterhouse:

One parking lot per 250 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Cattle market:

One parking lot per 60 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Emergency services:

One parking lot per 50 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Parks:

One parking lot per 500 square meters of the park land area; and a number of parking lots shall be provided for other uses within the parks as set forth in this Article.

    1. Game parks:

Two parking lots game machine in addition to the number determined for parking lots for other uses within the game park.

    1. Restaurants and cafes:

One parking lot per 15 square meters of the restaurant and café area.

    1. Minerals extraction (mines):

One parking lot per 4000 square meters of the plot of land area with minimum two parking lots.

    1. Mining rocks, aggregate and sands (quarries and pits):

One parking lot per 4000 square meters of the plot of land area with minimum two parking lots.

    1. Agricultural:

One parking lot per 50 square meters of the floor area in addition to one parking lot per housing unit.

    1. Correctional and rehabilitation centers:

One parking lot per 100 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Sport closed arenas:

One parking lot per 30 square meters of the arena area.

    1. Golf courses:

One parking lot per hole in addition to one parking lot per 30 square meters of the floor area.

    1. Car rental, taxi and driving tuition offices:

One parking lot per car registered with the office or center with minimum 10 parking lots in addition to one parking lot per 60 square meters of the office or center area.

  1. The Board may specify the minimum number of the required parking lots for any other use unstated in the uses set forth above.

Article 37:

Parking dimensions:

  1. The minimum dimensions of the parking lots and their paths as per the angle of the parking or stoppage as follows:
    1. In case of parallel paths:
      • The minimum length of the car parking lot shall be 6.70 meters; the minimum width of the parking lot shall be 2.5 meters; and the minimum width of a single lane shall be 4 meters and of two lanes shall be 6 meters.
    2. In case of parking at an angle of 45 degrees or less:
      • The minimum length of the parking lot shall be 5.50 meters; the minimum width of the parking lot shall be 2.5 meters; and the minimum width of a single lane shall be 4 meters and of two lanes shall be 6 meters.
    3. In case of parking at an angle of 46 degrees to 60 degrees:
      • The minimum length of the parking lot shall be 5.50 meters; the minimum width of the parking lot shall be 2.5 meters; and the minimum width of a single lane shall be 5 meters and of two lanes shall be 6 meters.
    4. In case of parking at an angle of 61 degrees to 75 degrees:
      • The minimum length of the parking lot shall be 5.50 meters; the minimum width of the parking lot shall be 2.5 meters; and the minimum width of a single lane shall be 5.5 meters and of two lanes shall be 6 meters.
    5. In case of parking at an angle of 76 degrees to 90 degrees:
      • The minimum length of the parking lot shall be 5.50 meters; the minimum width of the parking lot shall be 2.5 meters; and the minimum width of a single lane shall be 6 meters and of two lanes shall be 6 meters.
  2. The rate of the area specified for a single car parking lot shall be 25 square meters including the paths connecting the boundaries of the plot of land and the parking place in both sides in and out.
  3. The net height of the parking shall be no less than 2.25 meters and shall mean the vertical distance from the parking lots ground to the ceiling, any constructive element or any electromechanical installations and fixtures.
  4. The slope percentage of the internal paths that let cars park on their sides must not exceed 5%.

Article 38:

Low-dimension parking lots:

The Committee may determine to reduce no more than 10% of the numbers of parking lots of the building in accordance with the following principles:

  1. The minimum number of the total parking lots required for the building is ten.
  2. The minimum dimensions of the parking lots post reduction is 2.30 meters for width and 5.25 meters for length.

Article 39:

Car paths:

The paths in and out, as well as the internal paths of the parking must meet the conditions set forth below for the purpose of providing an easy paths for the cars in and out of the parking.

  1. Length section:

The external path consists of following parts:

    1. The length of part 1 connected to the path shall be no less than 6 meters with a slope percentage of no more than 5%.
    2. The length of part 2 connected to part 1 shall be no less than 3 meters with a slope percentage of no more than 10%.
    3. The percentage of the slope of part 3 of the path connected to part 2 shall not exceed 20%.
    4. The length of part 4 connected to the internal surfaces shall be no less than 3 meters with a slope percentage of no more 10%.
  1. Width section:

The minimum limit of the width of the in and out path shall be as follows:

    1. 3.65 meters if the number of parking lots does not exceed 30.
    2. 6 meters if the number of parking lots exceeds 30.
    3. 3.65 meters in case there is a separate entrance and another separate exit of the parking lots regardless of their number.
  1. Curves in the paths to more than 30 parking lots:
      1. If the curve degree in the paths is 135 or less, the minimum limit must be:
        1. 6 meters for the internal radius.
        2. 4 meters for the width of the internal lane.
        3. 3.5 meters for the width of the external lane.
      2. There must be a fence contiguous to the walls of the curves with a width of 0.25 meters.
    1. .
      1. If the curve degree in the paths is more than 135 or less, the minimum limit must be:
        1. 6 meters for the internal radius.
        2. 4 meters for the width of the internal lane.
        3. 4 meters for the width of the external lane.
      2. There must be a central reservation between the lanes with a width of no less than 1 meter for the parking on non-housing sectors.
      3. There must be a fence contiguous to the walls of the curves with a width of 0.25 meters.
  2. Curves in the paths to 30 parking lots or less:

The minimum limit of the width of the path in the round area must be 4 meters.

  1. The net height of the parking lots paths shall be no less than 2 meters above any point on these paths.

Article 40:

Parking with direct entry:

The Committee may license parking lots in which cars cannot turn within the parking due to technical difficulties or narrowness of the building area with no more than 4 parking lots, provided than the free movement shall be available in the front setback.

Article 41:

Uncovered parking lots in the setbacks:

The Committee may approve uncovered parking lots in all setbacks of the buildings, provided that:

  1. The free movements of cars and parking in the setbacks are available.
  2. The requirement of the percentage of the planted decorated area is met under this Regulation.

Article 42:

The parking lot from the road boundary:

As an exception of the provisions of Article 41, the Committee may approve the use of the building side setback and from the road boundary within the Housing Sector as a single uncovered car parking lot.

Article 43:

Pedestrian crossings:

The owner must provide pedestrian crossings in the parking yard if the number of parking lots exceeds 200 uncovered lots, provided that:

  1. The pedestrian crossings are connected to the building entrances and sidewalks.
  2. Such crossings are designed in a way that minimizes the pedestrians need for crossing the car paths or walking behind the parked cars.
  3. The pedestrian crossings are distinguished through using colors or materials or through making a difference between them and the car parking lots.

Article 44:

Bumpers:

The owner must provide car tire bumpers at a distance of 0.75 meter from the front boundary of the parking and at the entire width line for the parking lots near walls, fences or planted and decorated spaces.

Article 45:

Fees for parking lots:

The Committee may collect fees for the parking lots in the following cases:

  1. Lack of technical or construction capabilities of providing the required number of parking lots in accordance with the provisions of this Regulation within the plot of land due to difficulty of movement within the plot, its shape, area of slope.
  2. The plot of land is on a road narrower than 4 meters.
  3. The plot of land is on a route determined in the site plan or on an existing route.

The following requirements must be met for licensing the buildings:

    1. Fees for parking lots are collected in accordance with Clause F of Article 96 of this Regulation.
    2. The total number of apartments of the entire building allowed in accordance with the provisions of this Regulation does not exceed 10 apartments in the Housing Sector.
  1. There is an existing building on the plot of land before the provisions of this Regulation has come into force as per the following cases:
    1. The existing building is licensed and, in this case, provided that:
      1. Fees for parking lots are collected, and they shall be double the fees provided for in Clause F of Article 96 of this Regulation.
      2. The number of apartments in the entire building allowed in accordance with the provisions of this Regulation does not exceed 12 apartments regardless of the number of apartments in a single floor for the buildings in the Housing Sector.
    2. A proposed building on the existing building is licensed and, in this case, provided that:
      1. Fees for parking lots are collected for the proposed parts in accordance with Clause F of Article 96 of this Regulation, and the fees shall be double the fees provided for in Clause F for the existing parts.
      2. The number of apartments in a single floor of the proposed building does not exceed two apartments and the total number of apartments in the entire building allowed in accordance with this Regulation does not exceed 12 apartments for the building in the Housing Sector.

Article 46:

Parking Lots Fees Fund:

The collected amounts of the parking lots fees shall be deposited in a special fund for the purpose of establishing car public parking.

Article 47:

Entire building parking lots:

Subject to the provisions of Article 45, there must be enough parking lots for the entire building allowed in accordance with the provisions hereof if the number of apartments per floor exceeds two in the buildings within the Housing Sector.

Article 48:

Car waiting spots:

  1. The minimum limit of the car waiting spots for the uses of the buildings set forth below shall be as follows:
    1. Gas station / pumps:

Two waiting spots per gas pump.

    1. Gas station / car wash:

Three waiting spots.

    1. Gas station / Drive-thru ATM:

Two waiting spots.

    1. Restaurants / Drive-thru:

Three waiting spots before the order handing place and three waiting spots between the said spots and the handing spots.

    1. Financial institution or a bank with an ATM:

Three waiting spots.

    1. Hotels, office buildings, commercial centers, public parking lots:

Four waiting spots for each use.

    1. Sport, social and cultural clubs including uncovered theaters and closed arenas:

Six waiting spots for each use.

    1. Ministries, departments and public institutions:

Four waiting spots for each use.

  1. The car waiting spots must meet the following requirements:
    1. The car waiting spots shall be within the boundaries of the plot of land, and they shall not be in conflict with the traffic free movement to and from the parking lots determined for the building and traffic movement between the parking lots and the road or adjacent road of the plot of land.
    2. The minimum limit of the dimensions of each waiting spot shall be 6 meters in length and 3 meters in width.

Article 49:

Shared parking:

The shared parking, their count and the minimum number of such parking lots in the Multiple Use Sector and the Commercial Sector shall be specified in accordance with various uses and their ration of occupation in certain durations 24/7 through the instructions made by the Board.

Article 50:

Parking lots beyond the boundaries of the plot of land:

If the regulatory determined number of the parking lots within the plot of land or building cannot be provided, the Committee may approve the license of parking lots in a plot of land adjacent or opposite to the building in accordance with the instructions made by the Board.

Article 51:

Automatic parking:

The Committee may allow the owner to use automatic parking in the buildings, provided that he provides the following:

  1. A technical study of the proposed automatic parking.

A plan for the traffic management and places of car entrances and exits.

Part II

Land and Building Use Standards and Construction Conditions

Chapter I

Common Standards

Article 52:

Roof floor:

The roof floor may be allowed to be added for the service of the building in various planning sectors in accordance with the following:

  1. Allowed uses:
    1. Service utilities including the elevators machine rooms, stairways, water tanks, fuel tanks, electromechanical devices, swimming pools, storage room, laundry rooms and guards’ room.
    2. Housing in addition to the service utilities mentioned above in Clause A within the Multiple Use Sector and High Buildings Sector.
  2. Regulatory restrictions and conditions:
    1. In all planning sectors, the minimum limit of the roof floor setbacks from the boundary of the last floor of the building on which it is built shall be 4 meters from all sides; and the staircases and elevator wells are allowed within the roof floor setbacks.
    2. In all planning sectors, the roof floor height shall be no more than 3.5 meters from the last floor roof ground on which it is built.
    3. .
      1. The area of the roof floor used for the service utilities shall be no more than 25% of the last floor area and that area shall not exceed:
        • 100 square meters in the Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Mining & Quarries and Offices Sectors.
        • 200 square meters in the Multiple Uses and High Buildings Sectors.
        • 50 square meters in the rest of the planning Sectors.
      2. The area of the roof floor used for housing in addition to the service utilities shall be no more than 50% of the last floor and it shall not exceed 400 square meters half of which is occupied by the roof floor apartment with a maximum area of 200 square meters.
    4. The percentage of the decorated and planted area of the last floor roof on which the roof floor is built shall be no less than 25%.
  3. Additional restrictions and conditions:
    1. The roof floor uses must be specified in the site plan.
    2. In the Multiple Use Sector and High Buildings Sector:
      1. The Committee may allow the roof floor apartment to be built within the buildings in which the housing use percentage is no less than 25% of the building floor area.
      2. One housing apartment is allowed to be built in the roof floor.
    3. The roof floor shall be associated with and connected to the staircase.
    4. The roof floor, including the roof floor apartments, shall be excepted from the building floor area and from the building height and envelope.
    5. The staircases and elevator wells areas shall be excepted from the roof floor area.
    6. The following shall be prohibited:
      1. The use of the roof floor for any commercial purposes or any purposes in violation of the uses allowed in accordance with this Article.
      2. The use of the roof floor setbacks and facades for any type of service utilities in order to maintain the public appearance.
      3. To reach the top of the roof floor through the staircase or elevator well, and such top may be used for the purpose of solar energy utilization and the solar panel height shall be no more than 2 meters.
      4. The existence of a connection or link between the roof floor and any part or apartment of the last floor on which the roof floor is built.

Article 53:

Gas stations:

  1. Gas stations are allowed to be established after the Committee’s consent is obtained and in accordance with the provisions hereof within the following planning Sectors:
    1. Commercial Sector.
    2. Industrial Sector (except the Technical Industries category).
    3. Mining & Quarries Sector.
    4. Infrastructure Sector.
    5. Agricultural Sector.
  2. Uses:

In addition to using the site as a gas station, the following shall allowed:

    1. To license 10% of the gas station land area for the secondary uses set forth below if the project land area is less than 2000 square meters: car wash, oil change, car electricity, car accessories sale, car tire and punchers, ATM grocery – minimarket).
    2. To license 20% of the gas station land area for the secondary uses set forth below if the project land area is 2000 square meters or more:
      1. The uses provided for in Clause A above.
      2. Supermarket, restaurant, pharmacy).
      3. Any other similar uses as may be approved by the Committee.
  1. Regulatory restrictions and conditions:
    1. The area of the plot of land on which a gas station to be established shall be no less than 1000 square meters with facades of no less than 30 meters and a depth of no less than 30 meters, and its shape shall be regular.
    2. Two floors are allowed to be built at the station site, provided that:
      1. The height is no more than 9 meters.
      2. The front setback no less than 15 meters for the building, no less than 10 meters for the pumps and no less than 6 meters for the pergolas.
      3. The side setback is no less than 5 meters.
      4. The rear setback is no less than 6 meters.
      5. The floor ratio is no more than 0.8 meter except for the pergolas area on which construction is not allowed or whose ground may not be utilized for any use.
  2. Additional restrictions and conditions:
    1. The width of the road on which the gas station is located shall be no less than 24 meters and the road slope percentage shall be no more than 5%, and the road shall also be separated by a connected central reservation.
    2. The distance between any new gas stations and the other stations shall be no less than 200 meters if the new stations site is in the same side of the road, and the distance shall be no less than 100 meters between the stations located in the opposite sides of the road.
    3. The distance between gas station site and the schools, colleges, institutes, worship places, libraries, hospitals, gardens and parks shall be no less than 200 meters.
    4. The distance between the station site and public cross-roads shall be as follows:
      1. 400 meters from the entrances and exits of various types of bridges, upper cross-roads and subways; and they shall not be on the service road opposite and/or adjacent to the bridge and/or subway.
      2. 200 meters from the cross-roads, critical zones and curves.
    5. There must be a path for the vehicle entry from the road to the station and there must be another path for the vehicle exit from the station to the road; furthermore, both paths must be clearly specified through lighted or luminous painted signs.
    6. The reservoirs must be below the level of the station ground and they must be covered with a layer of soil with a sickness of no less than 50 cm and a layer of reinforced concrete with a sickness of no less than 20 cm.
    7. The back walls height shall be no less than 2 meters and the side walls height shall be no less than 1.5 meter.
    8. A men toilet and a women toilet must be provided as a public service, and they must be separated from the station workers’ toilet.
  3. Parking lots: parking lots and car waiting spots must be provided at the gas station sites in accordance with the provisions hereof and as per the allowed uses.
  4. Security and safety requirements must be met in accordance with the applicable laws.

Article 54:

Gas stations near airports and public squares:

  1. No license shall be given to gas stations near the airports or within the range or extent of the air easement and airplane approach sites without obtaining the permission of the Civil Aviation Authority.
  2. Gas stations may not be established on the public squares.

Article 55:

Private gas stations:

  1. The Committee may allow the establishment of the gas stations of the ministries, departments and institutions at their sites for their own purposes.
  2. The Committee may relieve them of some conditions and requirements in relation to the gas stations.

Article 56:

Occasions and wedding parties halls:

  1. The occasion and wedding parties halls shall be allowed after the Committee’s consent is obtained and in accordance with the provisions hereof within the following planning sectors:
    1. Commercial 1.
    2. Commercial 2.
    3. Commercial 3.
    4. Commercial 4.
    5. Commercial 7.
    6. Light Industries.
    7. Medium Industries.
    8. Transformational Industries.
  2. Restrictions and conditions:

The Committee’s consent to the use of the occasion and wedding parties halls shall be subject to the following:

    1. The road width on which the hall or lounge is located shall be no less than 20 meters, and it shall be separated by a central reservation.
    2. The distance of the hall or lounge from the bridge, subway, upper and disconnected cross-roads entrances and exits must be no less than 400 meters.
    3. The distance of the hall or lounge from the cross-roads, critical zones and curves must be no less than 200 meters.
    4. The distance of the hall or lounge from the nearest worship place or hospital must be no less than 250 meters.
    5. The hall or lounge may not be established on the public squares.

Article 57:

Building envelope:

The space in which the building is allowed on the plot of land is specified by the determined regulatory setbacks, the level of the first reference and the level of the second reference.

Its provisions shall be applicable to the following planning sectors:

  1. Housing Sector.
  2. Commercial Sector.
  3. Multiple Use Sector.
  4. Institutional Sector.
  5. Offices Sector.
  6. Agricultural Sector.
  7. Infrastructure Sector.
  8. Open Areas Sector.

Article 58:

The building envelope shall be specified for the purpose of regulating the building heights on the plot of lands using the elements, criteria and variables set forth below:

First: reference line:

It is a line to be specified based on the following:

  • Road axis and regulatory wideness.
  • Plot of lands sides.
  • The determined regulatory front setback.
  • Plot of land topography and slope.

Second: reference level:

It is a roof to be specified based on the following:

  • Reference line.
  • The building determined regulatory height.
  • Reference level variable.
  • A first reference level and a second reference level shall be specified for each plot of land.

Third: building envelope:

It is a space specified based on the following:

  • The first reference level.
  • The second reference level.
  • Determined regulatory setbacks.
  • Building retract.

Fourth:

The reference level variable (additional height) shall be counted based on the topography and slope of the plot of land and shall be equal to the following:

The result of multiplying the percentage of the plot slope by a fixed height of 16 meters for all planning sectors.

Fifth: building retract:

The building retract (additional setback) shall be counted based on the building determined regulatory height and shall be equal to the following:

Quarter the building determined regulatory height, provided that the building retract is no less than 3 meters and no more than 8 meters.

Sixth: the floor ratio variable, which is the coefficient of the determined floor ratio increase of the planning categories within the planning sectors in accordance with slope and topography of the plot of lands.

The variable of floor ratio shall be counted based on the topography and slope of the plot of land and it shall be equal to the following:

Half the percentage of the slope of the plot of land plus 1, provided that the floor ratio variable is no more than 1.6.

Article 59:

The building envelope shall be drawn under the instructions made by the Board.

Article 60:

Building regulatory height:

  1. In the High Buildings Sector, the building regulatory height shall be measured from the reference point.
  2. In the rest of the planning sectors, the regulatory height shall be measured from the level of the middle of the road approved for the purposes of determining and naming the building floors.

Article 61:

Pergolas:

  1. Pergolas are allowed to be built in the buildings of the following sectors:
    1. Commercial Sector.
    2. Industrial Sector.
    3. Multiple Use Sector.
    4. High Buildings Sector.
  2. The maximum limit of the pergolas’ depth shall be 2.5 meters from the building boundary, provided that such depth does not go beyond the sidewalk boundary.
  3. The minimum limit of the vertical distance between the pergola and any point from the sidewalk or front setback shall be 2.5 meter.
  4. The pergolas are allowed to be built of concrete, textile, metal, wood or any other material as may be approved by the Committee.
  5. The pergolas are not allowed to be built within the side and rear regulatory determined setbacks.
  6. The pergolas area shall be excepted from the floor area.

Article 62:

Basement floor:

  1. In the planning sectors (Housing, Offices, Agricultural, Institutional, Infrastructure, Open Areas and Commercial apart from Commercial 7 category), the basement floor is the floor(s) in which the ceiling level does not exceed 1.25 meter above the road middle level; and in case there are multiple roads adjacent to the plot of land, the basement floor shall be as follows:
    1. The floor(s) in which the ceiling level does not exceed 1.25 above the upper road middle level if the wideness of the road adjacent to the plot of land is no less than 6 meters each; and if there is a road(s) below 6 meters, it shall not be taken into consideration for the purpose of specifying the building envelope.
    2. If the plot of land is located on one than one road, the roads on which the plot has facades below 50% of the plot side length adjacent to the road shall not be taken into consideration for the purposes of specifying the building envelope.
    3. The floor(s) in which the ceiling level does not exceed 1.25 meter above the upper road middle level if the wideness of each road adjacent to the plot of land is below 6 meters.
  2. In the planning sectors (Multiple Use, Commercial – category 7), the basement floor is the floor(s) in which the ceiling level does not exceed 1.25 above the level of the middle commercial road.
  3. In the High Buildings Sector, the basement floor is:
    1. The floor(s) in which the ceiling level does not exceed 1.25 meter above the level of the middle road; and in case of multiplicity of the roads adjacent to plot of land, the basement floor shall be floor(s) in which the ceiling level does not exceed 1.25 meter above the lower level of the middle of road.
    2. The service road shown in the site plans shall not be taken into consideration for the purpose of specifying the names of the building floors.
  4. In the planning sectors (Industrial and Mining & Quarries) the basement floor is:
    1. The floor(s) in which the ceiling level does not exceed 1.25 meter above the level of the middle road; and in case of multiplicity of the roads adjacent to plot of land, the lowest level road shall be considered if each road wideness does not go below 6 meters. If there is one road or more with a wideness below 6 meters, they will not be taken into consideration for the purposes of specifying and naming the basement floor.
    2. The floor or road in which the ceiling level does not exceed 1.25 above the level of the middle of the lowest road if the wideness of the roads adjacent to the plot of land are below 6 meters.

Chapter II

General Standards

Article 63:

Architectural Extensions:

The architectural extensions are allowed to go beyond the building boundary within the setbacks, and the maximum extension shall be 75 cm, provided that:

  1. The architectural extension is not at the level of the ceiling of any floor of the building.
  2. The architectural extension is not a part of the commercial extension, extended balcony or an extent of any of them.
  3. The architectural and commercial extensions area shall be excepted from the floor area.

Article 64:

Uncovered external pathways, stairways and car entrances (frontal):

Uncovered pathways, stairways or car entrances are allowed to be made in the buildings situated below the level of the road in the determined regulatory front setbacks, provided that:

  1. The width of the uncovered pathways, stairways and car entrances between the road and the building front entrance is no more than 6 meters.
  2. The pathways, stairways and car entrances and anything beneath them are prohibited from being used for purposes other than the ones provided for in Claus 1; and they may not be built on any part of the determined regulatory side and rear setbacks.

Article 65:

Uncovered external stairways:

  1. Uncovered external stairways are allowed to be built within the determined setbacks, whether these stairways are suspended or on a base.
  2. The uncovered stairways height shall be no more than 1.5 meter from the level of the natural ground.
  3. The uncovered external stairways area shall be excepted from the floor area.

Article 66:

Additional stairway:

  1. Every building consisting of more than one floor must be equipped with at least one main stairway.
  2. The buildings consisting of more than 16 housing units, commercial centers and factories must be equipped with a stairway separate from the main stairway, provided that it is connected to a pathway or an external yard.

Article 67:

Uncovered balconies:

  1. Uncovered balconies are allowed to be built on a base within the determined regulatory setbacks.
  2. The uncovered balconies height shall be no more than 1.5 meter from the natural ground level.
  3. The uncovered balconies area shall be excepted from the floor area.

Article 68:

Tree pergolas:

  1. The percentage of gaps in the tree pergolas shall be at least 50% of the pergola area.
  2. The tree pergolas are built of any material and for decoration purposes.
  3. The tree pergolas area shall be excepted from the floor area.

Article 69:

Parapet:

  1. For the purpose of public safety, the owner must build a parapet out of any material on the edge of the last floor roof, the edge of the roof floor ceiling and on the balconies and uncovered balconies.
  2. The parapet height shall be no less than 1 meter and no more than 1.5 meter.

Article 70:

Atrium:

  1. No building may be licensed or reconstructed unless every room therein overlooks, from one of its sides, at a balcony, external yard or atrium.
  2. The atriums specified for lightening and ventilating the building rooms and utilities must meet the following requirements:
    1. The atrium floor shall be paved and each atrium shall be equipped with the installations necessary for rainwaters.
    2. All atriums shall be open to all building floors except for the ceiling that must be covered with an appropriate material.
    3. No stairs, elevators, balconies, extensions or any establishments may not be built within the atriums if they decrease the dimensions or areas of the atriums below the minimum limits provided for in this Article.
    4. The atriums dimensions and areas shall be as follows:
      1. Rooms:

The atrium area must be no less than 10 square meters and its side length must be no less than 2.5 meters.

      1. Kitchens, laundry rooms and bathrooms:

The atrium area must be no less than 7.5 meters and its width must be no less than 2.5 meters.

      1. The ventilation mechanical vertical lines shall be excepted from the specifications stated in Clauses A and B of this Article.
      2. The atrium area shall be excepted from the floor area.

Article 71:

Building facades:

  1. The owner must keep the building facades clean, including their plaster, paint and varnish. If the owner refuses to do so within 15 days of being notified in writing, the Committee may carry out these works or enter into a contract with a third party at the cost of the owner, and 25% shall be added to the sum of expenses and costs as administrative expenses.
  2. If the building facades are not made of natural stones, the owner may use any paint or varnish color or he may color the facades by no more than 20% of their area. The rest of the facades shall be in the natural stone color or the sand color; and if the owner wishes to use colors by a percentage exceeding 20%, he must obtain the Committee’s prior consent.
  3. The owner is not allowed to:
    1. Use any light reflecting materials on the building facades causing annoyance to the neighbors and pedestrians or causing a risk to the public safety.
    2. Install any devices, mechanical equipment or any other technical installations on the building facades.
    3. Install apparent water pipelines and sewage or electrical or mechanical installations on the building facades.

Article 72:

Lighting:

The owner must design and install lighting at the building site and utilities thereof in accordance with the following conditions:

  1. To not use dazzling light and not shed light to the road or neighbors.
  2. To cover or shadow the external light source in a way that prevents the spread of light beyond the space to be lighted.
  3. To shed lights fixed to the facades down except for the architectural slight lights for the purpose of decoration, and the lights may be shed up to light the flags and memorials or to light special architectural features.
  4. The light source height above the external pathways shall be no less than 2.5 meters.
  5. The external light source height in the Housing Sector shall be no more than 6 meters, and in the other sectors, it shall be no more than 7 meters.
  6. The light sources are allowed to be installed with no restriction of a maximum limit of height in the sport centers, stadiums and squares.

Article 73:

Loading and unloading yards lighting:

The light sources must be installed at the loading and unloading sites to be hidden and unseen from roads or neighboring residntial buildings, and they must contain devices specifying the light on the served sites.

Article 74:

Pergolas lighting:

The owner may install lights for the pergolas in accordance with the following conditions:

  1. The light sources are not seen.
  2. The light direction is down and it is not spread to the roads and neighboring properties.
  3. The Committee may allow indirect light to be used as an alternative of the unseen light.

Article 75:

Building service utilities:

  1. The owner must provide the following service utilities:
    1. Wells for gathering waters, including rainwaters; and they may not be drained to the sewage, septic tanks, absorptive holes or to the adjacent land.
    2. Septic tanks and drainage or absorptive holes in case there is no sewage, and the wastewater may not be drained to the rainwater drains for whatsoever reason.
    3. Drinkwater tanks, which must be put in clean places away from any source of pollution.
    4. Waste room: a room used for storing wastes on a temporary basis to be moved out of the building for disposal; and it may be a part of the building or separated therefrom within the plot of land boundaries and the building fence.
  2. The service utilities areas shall be excepted from the floor area.
  3. The Board shall make the necessary instructions of meeting the conditions and requirements of the service utilities mentioned in this Article.

Article 76:

Vault floor:

  1. The Committee may allow a vault floor to be built on the entire plot of land.
  2. The services set forth below may be used in the vault floor, and they include:
    1. Parking lots.
    2. Water wells and tanks.
    3. Uncommercial storage rooms.
    4. Heating and cooling rooms and fuel storages.
    5. Electricity rooms.
    6. Electrical transformation room.
  3. The vault floor shall be excepted from the determined regulatory provisions and floor area.

Article 77:

Fences and walls:

  1. The owner must build walls, tree fences or decorated barriers made of any material on the boundaries of the plot of land.
  2. The allowed height of walls and fences from the natural land level shall be as follows:
    1. No more than 2.5 meters on the front, side and rear boundaries of the plot of land for the Housing Sector.
    2. No more than 2 meters on the front boundary of the plot of land, no more than 2.5 meters on the side boundary of the plot of land and no more than 2.5 meters on the rear boundary of the plot of land for the Institutional and Office Sectors.
    3. No more than 2 meters on the side and rear boundary of the plot of land for the Commercial Sector, Multiple Use Sector and High Buildings Sector.
    4. No more than 3 meters on the side and read boundaries of the plot of land for the Commercial Sector, Multiple Use Sector and High Buildings Sector.
  3. The Committee may except the ministries, departments and public institutions buildings, diplomatic commissions buildings and special use buildings from the fence and wall height restrictions stated in this Article.

Article 78:

Retaining walls:

  1. The owner is allowed to build retaining walls on the boundaries of the plot of land.
  2. The retaining walls height on the boundaries of the adjacent plot of land shall be no more than 2.5 meters from the natural land level.
  3. The owner must build retaining walls parallel to the retaining wall whose height exceeds 2.5 meters.
  4. The parallel wall height shall be no more than 2.5 meters from the highest point of the lower retaining wall, and the distance between them shall be no less than 2.5 meters.
  5. The Committee may allow retaining walls to be built with no compliance with the heights set forth in this Article if the land nature and topography require so.

Article 79:

Site decoration:

Upon applying for a construction license, the license plans must include a site decoration plan, which clarifies the following:

  1. Design levels of the decorated, paved and planted areas, as well as the details of pedestrian pathways, retaining walls, fences, stairways, wells, water tanks and other elements necessary for decoration to be linked to the land topography.
  2. How to drain the rainwater from the decorated and paved yards to the planted ones or to gather them inside wells and water tanks.

Article 80:

Site decoration requirements:

  1. Trees and plants must be planted as a primary requirement of any property, and the trees shall be sound, strong and free of diseases and epidemics. The plants shall also be of the type that does not need too much water and that grow; and there shall be an suitable irrigation of the decorated and planted areas.
  2. The requirement of the minimum percentage of the determined regulatory decorated and planted areas must be met.
  3. The instructions made by the Board shall specify the following:
    1. The rules and conditions of the site decoration, maintenance and restoration requirements; the exception and facilitation cases of such requirements; and the Committee’s power to assess such cases.
    2. The specifications and numbers of trees or bushes, and the plant density in various planning categories.
    3. Suitable irrigation requirements.
    4. Building tree fences and providing the decorated insulation yards for the purpose of blocking the visual pollution sites such as the storage yards, uncovered machine installations, service yards, truck loading and unloading zones and the service buildings and establishments; and for the purpose of insulating the residential uses from the nonresidential influences.

Article 81:

Annexation:

  • A planning tool used for specifying, altering or amending a regulatory provision(s) for the purpose of achieving a planning or designing goal in a specific part of one of the planning sectors determined herein.
  • The annexation must be attached to a determined site plan.

Article 82:

Annexation tools:

The annexation includes the following regulator provisions:

  1. Height:

The number that specifies the maximum height allowed and follows the (Height) symbol after the planning category on the site plans.

  1. Floor ratio:

The number that specifies the maximum floor ratio allowed and follows the term (Floor Ratio) after the planning category on the site plans.

  1. House requirements:

The number that specifies the minimum percentage of the floor area in the building that must be used for housing and follows the term (House Requirement) after the planning category on the site plans.

  1. Offices requirements:

The number that specifies the minimum percentage of the floor area in the building that must be used for offices and follows the term (Office Requirements) after the planning category on the site plans.

  1. Building line:

A term that follows the planning category on the site plans and refers to the line that must conform the building front façade by no less than 70%; and such line shall be at a certain distance from the front boundary of the plot of land as set forth in the site plans.

  1. Building base:

A term that follows the planning category on the site plans and refers to the building base provisions, conditions and pattern.

  1. Residential building type:
    1. A term that follows the planning category on the site plans and refers to the residential building type (apartment, villa, connected) within which the building is restricted.
    2. The Board may add any other regulatory annexation provision to the content of this Article and to make the instructions necessary to enforce the same.

Article 83:

Overlapping regulation:

  1. A tool to create regulatory provisions that complete or amend the regulatory provisions certifying a site.
  2. The complementary or amending provisions are specific and clear on the site plans.
  3. The instructions made by the Board determine the provisions and conditions of the overlapping regulation enforcement.

Article 84:

Building multiplicity:

In case of more than one building within the boundaries of a single plot of land, the side or rear setbacks shall be no less than double the determined regulatory setbacks of the planning category.

Article 85:

Public service utilities:

The owner or engineer must refer to the entities and departments relevant to antiquities, electricity, telecommunications, water, sewage and others to get the requirements to be met by the building before making the engineering plans.

Article 86:

Reserve electric generator:

The owner and manager of hotels, hospitals, cinemas, theaters, cooling storages and warehouses, factories and any uses of buildings whose work nature requires a continuity of electricity current must install reserve automatic electric generators so as to handle the building necessary requirements.

Article 87:

Building in areas located near airports:

Buildings may be constructed in the areas located near airports within the range specified by the site plans only after a permission is issued by the Civil Aviation Authority and after the obtainment of the Committee’s consent on the conditions it determines.

Article 88:

Special planned zone:

The Committee may specify a certain zone as a “special planned zone” after preparing a comprehensive study and regulatory site plans of the zone clarifying the following:

  1. Special planned zone boundaries.
  2. Suggested inquiries.
  3. Open areas and site decoration.
  4. Construction phases.
  5. Building heights and construction density.
  6. Setbacks.
  7. Public transportation means.
  8. Pedestrian movement.
  9. Infrastructure services.
  10. Site entrances and exits.
  11. Zone suggested division.
  12. Any other requirements as may be deemed necessary by the Committee.

Article 89:

Floor area:

The total areas of the ceiled horizontal projections of all floors of a building or buildings in case there are multiple ones on the plot of land measured from the building outer boundaries excluding the vault floors, parking lots, water wells and tanks, uncovered external stairs, pergolas, tree pergolas, commercial extensions, extended balconies, uncovered balconies, architectural extensions, subsidiary buildings, roof floor, atriums and electromechanical service floors or their parts.

Chapter III

Land Division & Parceling

Article 90:

The execution of division or parceling, or the amendment to a determined or existing division of any plot(s) of land in the planned zone shall be carried out only after obtaining the Committee’s consent.

Article 91:

The application for a consent to the division or parceling project shall be made to the Committee signed by the landowner together with the following documents:

  1. Title deed issued by the competent land registration department.
  2. Land scheme.
  3. Regulatory site plan.
  4. Topographic scheme.
  5. Five copies of the suggested division and parceling scheme conforming the Regulation provisions and clarifying the suggested plots together with their provisional numbers, dimensions, any buildings established thereon, wideness of regulatory and parceling roads, pathways and curves, length and width slope percentage, all infrastructure therein, provisional plots area schedules and regulatory and parceling roads.
  6. A scheme showing the longitudinal sections and cross sections of roads.

Article 92:

The minimum areas and fronts of the suggested provisional plots of lands shall be on the roads in accordance with the regulatory restrictions determined for the planning categories.

The Committee may consent to reducing such restrictions by no more than 10% in any of the following cases:

  1. If the division and parceling project is between partners in the plot of land.
  2. If the regulatory and parceling road deduction percentage of the area of plot of land subject matter of the division and parceling is no less than 33%, provided that the regulatory road percentage in all cases is no less than 25%.

Article 93:

Each plot of land must be connected to the road; and after the division and parceling project has been certified, the owner may not create any additional roads connected to the road without obtaining the Committee’s consent.

Article 94:

The owner of the project of the division and parceling of any plot of land or the parceling of a building into parceled units or apartments must pay the fees set froth in the following schedule for each parceled plot of land or unit resulting from the division and parceling:

Planning Sector Planning Category Division & Parceling fees
Dinar Fils

Housing Sector

Housing 1 11
Housing 2 10
Housing 3 9
Housing 4 8
Housing 5 7
Housing 6 6

Commercial Sector

Commercial 1 41
Commercial 2 29
Commercial 3 20
Commercial 4 19
Commercial 5 16
Commercial 6 15
Commercial 7 22
Multiple Use Sector Multiple Use 1 26
Multiple Use 2 24

High Building Sector

Medium low 32
Medium 35
Medium high 38
High 41
Milestone 45
Institutional Sector Local institutional 13
Urban institutional 14
Regional institutional 15
Offices Sector Offices 1 15
Offices 2 14

Industrial Sector

Industrial technical 12
Transformational technical 13
Light industrial 14
Medium industrial 17
Heavy industrial 18
Agricultural Sector Agricultural 1 11
Agricultural 2 10
Agricultural 3 9
Open Areas Sector Local open 7
Urban open 8
Regional open 9
Infrastructure Sector Infrastructure 1 7
Infrastructure 2 6
Mining & Quarries Sector Mining & quarries 18

Article 95:

Parceling roads instructions:

The instructions made by the Board shall specify the parceling roads wideness and curves including stairways and pathways of the services and rainwater drainage.

Chapter IV

License of Building (Construction)

Article 96:

Procedures of issuing a license of building (construction):

Licensing provisions:

  1. No natural or legal public or private person may construct a building, start works, add any part to them, demolish them or any part of them, make any modification to them by expansion, raising or reinforcing whether in the external shape or internal arrangement of the building. Furthermore, no land features may be changed through excavation or filling without obtaining a license from the Committee.
  2. The license application shall be made to the Committee on the form specified for this purpose and it shall be signed by the applicant and attached to all necessary schemes, documents and information in this respect.
  3. The instructions made by the Board shall specify the required schemes, documents and information.
  4. The Committee shall make its resolution in writing to approve or disapprove the license within 90 days of the date of application, which includes all information and documents. If the said period has passed and the Committee did not make its resolution with respect to the license, the license will be considered approved. In the event the license application is disapproved or required by the Committee to be amended, the resolution made in that concern shall be explained.
  5. The license of building (construction) shall be issued in the owner’s name in accordance with the form specified for this purpose and it shall be signed by the Head of the Committee or his representative after the set fees are collected from the license applicant under the provisions of this Regulation. The licensed shall be deemed to be owned by the owner upon the transfer of the ownership of the property subject matter of the construction license.
  6. The license duration shall be one year and it may be renewed upon a request made to the Committee. In case of such request disapproval, reasons must be given.
  7. Subject to the provisions of law, the license shall be terminated if the owner fails to start implementing the construction during the license validity duration or if the work is stopped at the project site for one year, provided that in all cases, the implementation duration shall not exceed five years. The completion of the excavation works shall not be deemed a commencement of the construction works implementation.
  8. The construction license may be issued only after depositing the financial guarantees necessary for ensuring the compliance of the license applicant with making the procedures of construction commencement and implementation in accordance with the license conditions and for ensuring the compensation of damages caused to the third parties and arising out of the construction works.
  9. The instructions made by the Board shall specify the types and amounts of the financial guarantees to be deposited with the Municipality Treasury and the cases of confiscation thereof.
  10. The construction must be implemented in accordance with the provisions hereof and the schemes and information based on which the license is issued and in accordance with the engineering and technical principles. No modification or alteration may be made to the schemes without the obtainment of the Committee’s consent to this procedure of alteration or modification.
  11. The owner must provide the requirements of the work progress at the construction works site and take the precautions necessary to ensure the safety of the workers and executives at the site and the safety of the passers by, neighboring properties, establishments, public utility services, roads and infrastructure services.
  12. The Committee may require the license applicant to submit a plan of traffic management during the construction implementation duration; and the implementation of the construction or any work of it may not be commenced before the obtainment of the Committee’s consent.
    1. The license obtainment or renewal shall not lead to a prejudice to the ownership rights or disposal rights in relation to the land described in the license.
    2. The Municipality shall not be responsible for any damages arising out of the implementation of the construction works subject matter of the license. The owner, engineer or contractor, as the case may be, shall be responsible for such damages, including the damages caused to the properties adjacent to the building or public utilities.
  13. During the construction, the building owner, contractor or engineer must submit a written notice to the Municipality in case of any accidents, collapses, cracks, fractures or slope in the building or its annexed utilities; and must take immediate actions necessary in this respect.
  14. The construction monitoring employees of the Municipality shall have the capacity of the judicial officers. Such employees shall have the right to enter into the construction works sites under implementation so as to examine the regulatory situation and verify the compliance with the provisions of laws, regulations, instructions and resolutions; the conformity of the implementation with the license conditions; make reports to control the violations committed at such sites; and make the legal procedures with respect thereto.
    1. The licensee must obtain from the Committee a license of excavation and/or debris transport after providing a financial guarantee to ensure his commitments to meet the conditions of license. Such guarantee shall be made for the benefit of the Municipality upon a resolution made by the Committee in the event that the licensee violates such conditions.
    2. The instructions made by the Board shall specify the guarantee type and amount.
    3. No person may place the construction materials on a road; dig a hole or groove in a road; or use the middle of the road or the sidewalk for construction purposes unless he had obtained a written permission to do so from the Mayor or a person authorized by him.
    4. The Mayor or a person authorized by him shall issue the license that include the conditions to be met, work duration, the place to leave the wastes and debris, the numbers of machineries operated at the site and the public safety requirements.
    5. No person may put debris, wastes or rubbles with no permission or in a place other than the permitted one or in violation of the license conditions; and the Committee or anyone authorized by it may immediately suspend such person until he fixes his situations.
  15. The Committee may, with no need to obtain a court decision, suspend any building or work being constructed or implemented without obtaining a license. The Committee may also reserve the machineries, tools and missions used in these works until a court decision is made to remove the building or until the owner obtains a license in accordance with the provisions hereof.
  16. All government departments, ministries and public institutions shall be relieved of the construction guarantees referred to in this Chapter.
  17. The construction fees shall be collected under the provisions of the Public Funds Collection Law and shall be deposited with the Municipality Treasury.

Article 97:

Fees schedules:

  1. The following fees shall be collected from the license applicant:
  2. The extended balconies and commercial extensions license fees shall be collected from the license applicant as follows:
    1. JOD 25 per square meter of the extended balcony area.
    2. JOD 30 per square meter of the commercial extension area.
  3. The license fees set forth in this schedule shall be collected from the license applicant for one time in relation to the area of:
    1. Atrium ceiling.
    2. Staircase ceiling and elevator ceiling.
    3. Staircase and the elevator area together with the area of each floor.
  4. An elevator fee of JOD 150 shall be collected from the license applicant.
  5. A fee of JOD 15 shall be collected from the owner for each modification made to any part of a licensed established or under construction building or floor included in a regulatory modified scheme.
  6. License fees for excess cases shall be collected from the license applicant as set forth in this schedule; and a fraction of a square or cube meter of excess shall be considered a square or cube meter for the purpose of calculating the fees.

Article 98:

Law facilitations:

Additional fees by 10% of the fees set forth in Clause A of Article 96 shall be collected from the license applicant if the Committee decides to ease any restriction in the planning terms and conditions in any case or for any reason provided for in Clause 1 of Article 37 of the applicable Cities, Villages and Buildings Planning Law within the percentages therein.

Article 99:

Regulation facilitations:

  1. If the Committee decides to ease any restriction in the terms and conditions of the planning determined in any case or for any reason stated in Clause 1 of Article 37 of the applicable Cities, Villages and Buildings Planning Law within the percentages therein, the fees set forth in Clause A of Article 97 of this Regulation, as well as facilitation fees by 10% of the said fees shall be collected from the license applicant.
  2. The Committee may license buildings on top of the established buildings that had been built under licenses provided those established buildings with facilitations and increases not provided for in the applicable laws and regulations before the provisions of this Regulation have come into force. Fees for such facilitations and increases as set forth in Clause A of Article 97 hereof shall be collected for the entire new suggested building. In addition, double the fees provided for in Clause A of Article 97 shall be collected for the established building to be licensed; and the fees provided for in Clause F of Article 97 shall be collected for the parts that do not go in conformity with planning restriction and conditions stated in this Regulation.
  3. The Committee may ease the restrictions stated in the established buildings restrictions and conditions prior to the enactment of this Regulation as follows:
    • Setbacks: the easement percentage in the Housing Sector shall not exceed 50% in the Housing categories 1, 2, 3 and 4; and shall not exceed 75% in the other Housing Sectors and the easement percentage in the other various regulatory sectors shall not exceed 50%.
    • Percentage: the easement percentage in all regulatory sectors shall not  exceed 50%.
    • Floor ration and height: the easement percentage of each restriction in all regulatory sectors shall not exceed 10%.

The determined fees shall be collected after the demolition of the building parts exceeding the easement percentages mentioned above, if any, as follows:

    • The Committee may license the established buildings that had been built in contrary to their licenses issued under the applicable regulations and laws before the provisions hereof have come into force; license building on top of those established buildings; or license established unlicensed buildings, and in this case, apply the provisions of the applicable laws and regulations when they are established. The fees provided for in Clause A of Article 97 hereof for the building suggested parts shall be collected; and double the fees provided for in Clause A of Article 97 for the established building parts and the fees provided for in Clause F of Article 97 for the parts in contrary to the planning restrictions and conditions stated herein shall be collected.
  • For construction or technical reasons, the Committee may ease the setback restriction by 3% per determined setback for the buildings established after the date of this Regulation enactment. Double the fees stipulated in Clause F of Article 97 of this Regulation shall be collected for such excesses.
  • If an acquisition of or cut from a plot of land on which there is and established and licensed building with an excess over the planning restrictions has resulted, no fees shall be incurred by such excess.

Article 100:

Building occupation permission issuance procedures:

    1. Upon the completion of the construction, the owner must apply to the Committee for obtaining an occupation permission, and the building occupation shall be prohibited before that.
    2. The public utilities departments may not supply electricity, water, sewage or other services to the building before they have a copy of the occupation permission.
  1. For the purposes of obtaining the occupation permission, the Committee must make sure that the construction at the site conforms the license conditions, and the same shall be after the completion of:
    1. The building construction and readiness for being occupied or used for the purposes for which it has been constructed.
    2. Providing the necessary number of parking lots and providing them with entrances and exits.
    3. Building the external fences and walls.
    4. Building the sidewalks.
    5. Providing the building services in accordance with the provisions hereof.
    6. Decorating the paved and planted (green) areas.
    7. Implementing the external works, including the external building painting in accordance with the provisions hereof.
    8. Removing the temporary buildings, debris and wastes of construction from the site.
    9. Linking the rainwater drainage to the public lines of rainwater drainage or to the planted areas, or to store the rainwaters in a special reservoir within the plot of land.
  2. The occupation permission duration shall be one year and the owner may request a renewal as may be necessary, and he may obtain an occupation permission at any time in case of modification, addition or alteration to the construction.
  3. The occupation permission may not be renewed or granted in case of commitment of any violation of the provisions of this Regulation until such violation is removed or corrected.
  4. The occupation permission issuance or renewal shall not lead to a prejudice to the relevant persons’ rights in relation to the building or land on which the building is established; moreover, the Municipality shall not have any responsibility of any source or type as a result of such occupation permission issuance.

Article 101:

Punishments:

Any person violating the provisions of this Regulation and instructions attached hereto shall be subject to any of the following punishments:

An imprisonment of no longer than three months, a fine of no more than JOD 200 or both punishments together.

Article 102:

Precautious measures:

The Committee may take the following precautious measures:

  1. Suspend the services of the building in which the violation is committed by its owner and with his free will for the period estimated by the Committee.
  2. In case of multiplicity or repetition of the violation by the owner, the Committee may:
    1. Deny his request to issue new building licenses.
    2. Reject his request for renewing building licenses he already obtained from the Committee.

Article 103:

Similar uses:

Upon a submission made by the Mayor, the Board may make a resolution to add uses similar to the ones stated in the various planning sectors.

Article 104:

The Board shall make the instructions and resolutions necessary to facilitate the enforcement of the provisions hereof.

Article 105:

The board shall make the instructions referred to in the provisions of this Regulation within one month of the date on which it was published in the official gazette.

Article 106:

The regulations, instructions and resolutions made by the Board prior to the effect of the provisions hereof shall continue to be applicable to the extent that they are not in conflict with the provision hereof until they are amended, canceled or replaced.

Article 107:

Cancelations:

  1. The Building & Planning Regulation of Amman City No. 67 of 1979 shall be canceled.
  2. Any provision in conflict with the provisions of this Regulation shall be canceled.

Regulatory Restrictions & Conditions Schedule

Of Planning Sectors

Housing Sector:

Planning category

                                        Restrictions

Housing 1 Housing 2
Residential building type Villa Villa
Minimum plot area (square meter) 4000 2000
Minimum façade (meter) 50 35
Minimum front setback (meter) 15 10
Minimum side setback (meter) 12 7
Minimum rear setback (meter) 15 10
Maximum floor ratio 0.5 0.5
Maximum regulatory height (meter) 9 9
Minimum percentage of the decorated planted areas (%) 10 10
Planning category

                     Restrictions

Housing 3 Housing 4 Housing 5
Residential building type Apartment Villa connected Apartment Villa connected Apartment Villa connected
Minimum plot area (square meter) 1000 750 400 750 500 300 500 300 200
Minimum façade (m) 25 20 14 18 16 12 15 14 10
Minimum front setback (m) 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 3 3
Minimum rear setback (m) 6 6 4 5 4 3 3 3 2
Minimum side setback (m) 5 4 3.5 3 3 2
Minimum side corner setback (m) 4 3 2
Minimum side through setback (m) 0 0 0
Maximum floor ratio 17.5 1 1.25 1.85 1 1.45 2 1 1.5
Maximum regulatory height (m) 16 9 9 16 9 9 16 9 9
Minimum percentage of decorated planted areas (%) 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
Planning category

                                           Restrictions

Housing 6
Residential building type Apartment
Minimum plot area (square meter) 300
Minimum façade (m) 13
Minimum front setback (m) 3
Minimum rear setback (m) 2.5
Minimum side setback (m) 2.5
Maximum floor ratio 2
Maximum regulatory height (m) 16
Minimum percentage of decorated planted areas (%) 10

Commercial Sector:

Planning Category

                            Restrictions

Commercial 1 Commercial 2 Commercial 3 Commercial 4 Commercial 5 Commercial 6 Commercial 7
Minimum plot area (square meter) 20000 5000 2000 1500 750 300 600
Minimum façade (m) 100 50 35 30 20 14 18
Minimum front setback (m) 20 15 6 6 4 3 0
Minimum side setback (m) 15 10 5 5 4 2.5 Additional restriction
Minimum rear setback (m) 15 10 6 6 5 2.5 4
Maximum floor ratio 2.5 2 2.5 1 2 2 Additional restriction
Maximum regulatory height (m) 24 20 20 9 17 17 Additional restriction
Minimum percentage of decorated planted areas (%) 10 10 10 10 10 10


Multiple Use Sector

Multiple Use 1

Plot of land Building base Building structure
Regulatory height Area Plot front Decorated planted area percentage Floor ratio Height Setbacks Floor ratio Setbacks
Front Rear Side Side Front Rear Side Side
Max Min Min Min Max Max Min Max Min
(m) (m2) (m) (%) (%) (m) (m) (m) (m) (m) (%) (m) (m) (m) (m)
48 2500 40 10 180 12 0/5 7.5 5 5 320 5/8 10 7.5 7.5
40 2100 36 10 170 12 0/5 7.5 5 5 260 5/8 7.5 6.5 6.5
32 1700 32 10 160 12 0/5 7 5 5 180 5/8 7 5 5
24 1300 28 10 300 0/5 7 5 5

Multiple Use 2

Plot of land Building base Building structure
Regulatory height Area Plot front Decorated planted area percentage Floor ratio Height Setbacks Floor ratio Setbacks
Front Rear Side Side Front Rear Side Side
Max Min Min Min Max Max Min Max Min
(m) (m2) (m) (%) (%) (m) (m) (m) (m) (m) (%) (m) (m) (m) (m)
48 2100 36 10 210 12 0/3 7.5 5 0 350 3/6 10 7.5 7.5
40 1700 32 10 200 12 0/3 7.5 5 0 280 3/6 7.5 6.5 6.5
32 1300 28 10 200 12 0/3 7 5 0 230 3/6 7 5 5
24 1000 25 10 270 0/3 7 5 0

High Building Sector

Restrictions

                 

             

                       Planning Sector

Plot of land Regulatory height Building base Building structure
Area Planted decorated area Min Max Height Setbacks Percentage Setbacks Area
Min Min Min Max Front Side Side Rear Max Front Side Side Rear Offices use Other uses
Min
(m2) (%) (m) (m) (m) (m) (m) (m) (m) (m) (%) (m) (m) (m) (m) (m2) (m2)
Low-medium height 2000 20 18 30 5 7.5 7.5 7.5 720
Medium height 2500 20 31 50 10 12 0 7.5 0 7.5 60 5 12.5 12.5 9 900 720
Medium – high height 2750 20/30 51 75 16 18 0 7.5 0 7.5 60 5 12.5 12.5 9 900 720
High height 3000 20/30 76 100 16 18 0 7.5 0 7.5 60 5 12.5 12.5 9 900 720
Milestone 4000 20/30 101 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a


Industrial Sector

Restrictions

                           Planning Sector

Heavy industries Medium industries Light industries Trans industries Technical industries
Minimum area of plot of land (m2) 5000 2000 1000 300 2000
Minimum limit of the façade (m) 50 35 25 12 35
Minimum limit of front setback (m) 15 8 6 5 8
Minimum limit of rear setback (m) 10 6 4 3 6
Minimum limit of side setback (m) 10 5 4 3 from one side 5
Maximum floor ratio 2 2.5 2.5 2 2.5
Maximum regulatory height (m) 24 24 24 17 24
Minimum planted decorated area percentage (%) 15 10 10 5 15

Offices Sector:

Restrictions

                                       Planning Sector

Offices 1 Offices 2
Minimum area of plot of land (m2) 1000 750
Minimum limit of the façade (m) 25 18
Minimum limit of front setback (m) 5 4
Minimum limit of side setback (m) 5 3.5
Minimum limit of rear setback (m) 6 5
Maximum floor ratio 1.75 1.85
Maximum regulatory height (m) 17 17
Minimum planted decorated area percentage (%) 10 10

Agricultural Sector:

Restrictions

                              Planning Sector

Agricultural 1 Agricultural 2 Agricultural 3
Minimum area of plot of land (m2) 10000 4000 2000
Minimum limit of the façade (m) 50 40 25
Minimum limit of front setback (m) 10 10 5
Minimum limit of side setback (m) 10 5 5
Minimum limit of rear setback (m) 10 10 7
Maximum floor ratio 0.08 0.08 0.08
Maximum regulatory height (m) 9 9 9
Minimum planted decorated area percentage (%) 15 15 15

Institutional Secotr

Restrictions

                              Planning Sector

Regional institutional Urban institutional Local institutional
Minimum area of plot of land (m2) 10000 2000 1000
Minimum limit of the façade (m) n/a 35 25
Minimum limit of front setback (m) 10 10 10
Minimum limit of side setback (m) n/a 7 5
Minimum limit of rear setback (m) n/a 10 6
Maximum floor ratio 3 2 1.6
Maximum regulatory height (m) 48 20 17
Minimum planted decorated area percentage (%) n/a 15% 15%

Infrastructure Sector:

Restrictions

                                       Planning Sector

Infrastructure 1 Infrastructure 2
Minimum area of plot of land (m2) n/a n/a
Minimum limit of the façade (m) n/a n/a
Minimum limit of front setback (m) 10 5
Minimum limit of side setback (m) 30 5
Minimum limit of rear setback (m) 30 5
Maximum floor ratio 1 2.25
Maximum regulatory height (m) 20 12
Minimum planted decorated area percentage (%) n/a n/a

Open Areas Sector:

Restrictions

                              Planning Sector

Regional open area Urban open area Local open area
Minimum area of plot of land (m2) 20000 2000 300
Minimum limit of the façade (m) n/a n/a n/a
Minimum limit of front setback (m) n/a n/a n/a
Minimum limit of side setback (m) n/a n/a n/a
Minimum limit of rear setback (m) n/a n/a n/a
Maximum floor ratio 0.20 0.15 0.10
Maximum regulatory height (m) 20 12 4
Minimum planted decorated area percentage (%) n/a n/a n/a

Mining & Quarries Sector:

Restrictions

                                       Planning Sector

Mining & Quarries
Minimum area of plot of land (m2) 5000
Minimum limit of the façade (m) 50
Minimum limit of front setback (m) 5
Minimum limit of side setback (m) 10
Minimum limit of rear setback (m) 10
Maximum floor ratio 0.10
Maximum regulatory height (m) 16
Minimum planted decorated area percentage (%) n/a

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