Zoning Regulations for Construction

PRIME MINISTER EDICT NO. (28) OF THE YEAR 2009 WITH RESPECT TO DETERMINATION OF ZONING REGULATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION IN VARIOUS AREAS IN BAHRAIN.

Having reviewed the Law on the Constructional Organization of Buildings promulgated by Legislative Decree No.(l3) of the Year 1977, as amended by Legislative Decree No.(15) of the Year 1993, especially Article (20) thereof,

and Legislative Decree No.(2) of the Year 1994 with respect to Development Planning,

and Legislative Decree No.(3) of the Year 1994 with respect to the Division of Land Intended for Construction and Development,

and Legislative Decree No.(1) of the Year 1996 with respect to Electricity and Water,

and Legislative Decree No.(2) of the Year 1996 with respect to Public Road Works,

and Legislative Decree No.(28) of the Year 1999 with respect to the Establishment and Organization of Industrial Areas,

and the Municipalities Law promulgated by Legislative Decree No.(35) of the Year 2001, as amended by Law No.(38) of 2006.

and Law No.(6) of the Year 2005 with respect to Amending Certain Provisions of Legislative Decrees with respect to the Acquisition of Land for the Public Benefit, Organization of Buildings, Constructional Planning and Division of Land Intended for Construction, Development and Public Road Works,

and Prime Ministerial Edict No.(27) of the Year 2005 with respect to Determination of Zoning Regulations for Commotion in Various Parts of the Kingdom, as amended, by Edict No (71) of 2006.

and upon the submission of the Minister of Municipalities Affairs and Agriculture,

and with the approval of the Council of Ministers,

HEREBY ORDERS THE FOLLOWING:

Article (1):

The Zoning Regulations for Construction in Various Areas of the Kingdom, which are attached to this Edict, shall come into effect.

Article (2):

The Minister concerned with the Municipalities Affairs and Agriculture shall in accordance with the provisions of Article (20) of the law on the buildings constructional organization of Buildings referred to, issue orders to approve the detailed plans for Zoning Regulations for construction stipulated herein.

Article (3):

Prime Ministerial Edict No. (27) of the Year 2005 with respect to Determination of Zoning Regulations for Construction in Various Parts of the State shall be repealed.

Article (4):

The Minister concerned with Municipalities' Affairs shall implement the provisions of this Edict and the Zoning Regulations for construction attached which shall come into force on the day following the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.

Signed: Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa,
Prime Minister
Issued on 17th Jumadi Al Akhira, 1430 Hijra,
Corresponding to 10th June, 2009