Industrial Manufacturing Projects (b)

Uses:

They are intended for industrial manufacturing purposes, management offices, showrooms and warehouses for the products of such industries as indicated in the plans for determination of development area.

Building Percentages:

  1. The total built-up areas of all buildings shall not be more than 240% (two hundred and forty percent) of the land area.

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

  3. A mezzanine floor shall be permitted to be built with an area of no more than 70% (seventy percent) of the ground floor area that shall not be calculated as part of the permitted building percentages.

  4. The total built-up area intended for use as showrooms shall not be more than 20% (twenty percent) of the ground floor area.

  5. A basement shall be allowed to be built as required and its area shall not be calculated as part of the aforesaid building percentage provided that it shall fulfil the safety and security requirements mm shall be decided by the competent authorities.

Recessions:

1. Front Recession:

Building on the ground floor and the mezzanine shall be permitted at a distance of at least 6 meters (six meters) from the front border of the land overlooking a road or street. Such area shall be allocated as uncovered car parks. Upper 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:

The recessions shall not be less than 4 meters (four meters) from the land border for side and rear facades. Upper projections shall not be permitted to be made on the floors above the ground floor.

Heights:

  1. A building's height shall not be more than 4 stories (four stories) with a maximum height of 24 meters (twenty four meters). The height shall be permitted to be increased in the cases required by industrial facilities with special specifications upon obtaining the approval of the General Directorate of urban planning.

  2. 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 centimeters) from the pavement level.

Special Requirements:

It shall be imperative to provide additional car parks at the rate of at least one car park for each 200 square meters (two hundred square meters) for the built surfaces. 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 prescribed building parentage.