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Commercial Showroom Area

There shall be permitted in such areas residential, commercial, management or all such uses as shall be shown by plans determining the approved development areas.

Building Percentages:

  1. The building percentage shall not be more than 300% (three hundred percent) of the land area.

  2. The built-up floor area shall not be more than 60% (sixty percent) of the land area.

  3. A mezzanine shall be built with an area of not more than 70% (seventy (percent) of the ground floor area and its area shall not be calculate as part of the permitted building percentage.

  4. Appurtenances for the residence shall be permitted to be built on the roof of the building with an additional percentage not exceeding 30% (thirty percent) of the roof area. And if the roof area was less than 100 square meters (one hundred square meters) an area not exceeding 30 square meters (thirty square meters) maybe built with a height of 3 meters (three meters).

  5. A basement shall be permitted to be built and its area shall not be calculated as part of the permitted building percentage, provided that a part thereof whose area is not less than 70% (seventy percent) shall be used as car parks.

  6. The showroom's area shall not be less than 100 square meters of built-up area.

  7. Stores belonging to the commercial showrooms shall be permitted with a percentage of no more than 30% (thirty percent) of the permitted percentage for the total built surfaces.

  8. Showrooms shall be permitted to be built with a depth not exceeding 100 meters (one hundred meters) measured from the approved planning line or depth of the property, whichever is less.

Recessions:

1. Front Recessions:

Building shall be permitted on the ground and mezzanine floors at a distance of no less than 6 meters (six meters) from the front border of the land. The recession areas shall be allocated for uncovered car parks for serving the commercial showrooms. Projections shall be permitted to be made on the floors above the ground floor with a maximum of 1.20 meters (one meter and twenty centimetres).

2. Side and Rear Recessions:

Building shall be permitted on the ground floor at a distance of no less than 3 meters (three meters) from the side and rear borders of the land. No upper projections shall be permitted to be made on the floors above the ground floor.

Heights:

  1. A building's height shall be 5 stories (five stories) with a maximum height of 25 meters (twenty five meters). In case of building a basement, the maximum height shall be 26.50 meters (twenty six meters and fifty centimetres).

  2. When building multi storey car parks, the provision of car parks shall be as follows:

    • Recession from the front side shall be for 6 meters, allocated for car parks to serve commercial showrooms on the first floor and mezzanine. Existing roads and those allowed to be built as per an existing regulation shall be exempted.

    • Provision of the necessary parks for residential and management uses by a basement or in repeated floors. The area of these parks shall not be calculated as part of building percentages and heights.

  3. In case of building a basement, the height of the flooring of the ground floor shall not be more than 1.50 meters (one meter and fifty centimetres) from the pavement level.

Special Requirements:

  1. Workers accommodation shall be permitted to be built provided that the percentage allocated for residential uses shall not be more than 30% of the land area and must be on the rear side of the land that does not overlook the front road.

  2. It shall be imperative to provide car parks within the plot of land at the rate of at least one car park for each 100 square meters (one hundred square meters) for the built surfaces in the residential and business uses. It shall be necessary to provide the required car parks either on the ground floor, the upper floors, and basement or in all of them. Car parks shall not be calculated as part of the building parentage and the permitted height.

  3. It shall be necessary to provide special areas for loading and unloading within the perimeters of the property without conflicting with the other components of the building and its facilities.

  4. Subject to the provisions of clause (2) hereof, the front border of the properties overlooking the roads in front of which service areas and car parks are provided, maybe built upon, provided car parks are provided for all uses

  5. In the case of private commercial complexes the basement may be used for commercial purposes provided it is calculated as a part of the total built up area allowed and that it does not affect the number of car parks necessary for the project, since each project will be considered separately in accordance with the mechanism of special nature projects.