Service Areas

Uses:

They are intended for light industrial uses, maintenance repair and oil change service workshops and for tire repairs as well as similar services in addition to management offices, industrial and service showrooms and workers accommodation 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 180% (one hundred and eighty 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 not exceeding 70% (seventy percent) of the ground floor area that shall not be calculated as part of the permitted building percentage.

  4. The built up percentage allocated for accommodation shall not be more than 90% (ninety percent) of the land area.

  5. The area of a single workshop shall not be less than 30 square meters (thirty square meters).

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

Recessions:

1. Front Recession:

Building on the ground and mezzanine floors shall be permitted at a distance of no less than 5 meters (five meters) from the front border of the land overlooking a road or street and such area shall be used 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 Recession:

Building shall be permitted on the side borders of the land. In case of making openings overlooking a neighbouring property, light shafts shall be provided (internal or external courtyards) as provided for in the Implementing Regulations of the Constructional Organization of Buildings.

3. Rear Recession:

The recessions on the rear facade shall be at a distance of no less than 2 meters (two meters) from the rear border of the land. 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 3 stories (three stories) with a maximum height of 18 meters (eighteen meters).

  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 centimetres) from the pavement level.