Areas of Investment Buildings (B2) Overlooking Internal Courtyards and Walkways

Uses:

  1. Commercial use is only permitted on the ground floor and the mezzanine floor of the main facade at a depth of no less than 6 meters (six meters) from the land border for buildings overlooking internal courtyards and footpath.

  2. Multiple residential or management or all of them are permitted on the first floor and upper floors.

  3. The recession area of the ground floor overlooking the rear service road shall only be used as car parks and for loading and unloading.

Building Percentages:

Building percentages in these areas shall be determined as follows:

  1. The building percentage shall not be more than 750% (seven hundred and fifty percent) of the land area.

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

  3. A basement shall be allowed to be built and its area shall not be calculated as part of the aforesaid building percentage provided it shall use up an area of no less than 70% (seventy percent) as car parks.

1. Front Recession:

  1. Building shall be permitted on the front border of the land for lands overlooking internal courtyards or internal walkways which is considered as the main facade of the buildings unless there was an approved building line in the detailed plans, in which case building shall be on its border as per approved drawings

  2. Recession on the first floor and its upper floors shall not be less than 3 meters (three meters) from the front border of the land overlooking internal courtyards and internal walkways.

2. Side Recession:

Building shall be permitted on the side border of the land in the ground floor and the mezzanine floor overlooking the neighbouring land. Recession shall be at a distance of 4.50 meters (four meters and fifty centimetres) in the first floor and the floors above it, unless there is an approved building line in the detailed plans, in which case building shall take place on the land border as per approved drawings.

3. Rear Recession:

A ground floor is permitted to be built at a distance of no less than 6 meters (six meters) from the rear border of the land. This area may only be used in floors used as car parks, and their area shall not be calculated as a part of determined building percentages and heights.

Heights:

The height of the ground floor roof and the mezzanine floor combined shall be 7.5 meters (seven meters and fifty centimetres) measured from the pavement level to the bottom of the tiles of the constructional roof of the mezzanine.

In the 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. Car parks shall be provided inside the plot as per the regulatory requirements table for car parks for buildings and installations stipulated in article (113) hereof.

  2. In case of multiple uses, the entrances, lifts and staircases leading to the residential uses shall be separated from the remaining non- residential uses.

  3. Separate entrance and exit must be provided for car parks on the rear service road.

  4. Boundary fence is not allowed to be built for buildings on the land border.

  5. Areas used for recreational activities, special utilities and services shall not be calculated as part of the permitted building percentages, provided they don't exceed 20% (twenty percent) of the overall building percentage.

  6. In case where the areas of plots are less than areas stipulated in the executive regulations of Decree law No (3) of 1994 concerning the Division Lands Prepared for Construction and Development, the regulatory Requirements in areas of similar sizes shall apply.