Private Residential Area - B

Uses:

Residential uses are permitted (detached and connected residential units) as indicated in the plans for determination of approved development areas.

Building Percentages:

  1. The building percentage shall not be more than 180% (one hundred and eighty percent) of the' land area.

  2. Built-up area of any floor shall not exceed 60% (sixty percent) of the land area.

  3. An additional building with a building percentages not exceeding 20% (twenty percent) of the land area shall be permitted to be built to be designated for building an external majlis and the residence's utilities only, provided that the height shall not be more than one floor and a height not exceeding the level of the ground floor ceiling. Building of the majlis shall be permitted on the line of the front border of the land overlooking a street or road, so that the total length of the majlis front and entrances to the car parks shall not be more than 40% (forty percent) of the length of the front of the land.

  4. It shall be permitted to build on the border of the neighbouring property on one side only, provided that all the residence's utilities shall be grouped in one side of the land.

  5. 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) with a level similar to the level of the staircase room on the roof may be built.

  6. A park for at least two vehicles shall be provided within the plot of land. Car parks shall not be calculated as part of the aforesaid permitted building percentage.

  7. A basement shall be permitted to be built and its area shall not be calculated as part of the permitted building percentage.

Recessions:

1. Front Recession:

Building shall be permitted on the ground floor at a distance of at least 3 meters (three meters) from the land border of the front overlooking a street or road. Upper projections above the ground floor shall be permitted with a maximum of 1.20 meters (one meter and twenty centimetres). In case the building overlooks more than one street, the building recession shall be at a distance of no less than 3 meters (three meters) on the side of the street on which an entrance is allowed to be made thereon. Projections above the ground floor for a maximum of 1 meter (one meter) from the branch street side shall be permitted. In the event of building residential flats car parks may be roofed to the front borders of the land provided the buildings in the upper floors recede 1.8 meters (one meter and 8 centimetres) from the front border of the land.

2. Rear and Side Recessions:

Building shall be permitted on the ground floor at a distance of at least 2 meters (two meters) from the side and rear borders of the land. Upper projections shall not be permitted above the ground floor level.

Heights:

  1. A building's height shall not exceed 3 stories (three stories) with a maximum height of l5 meters (fifteen meters). In case of building a basement, the maximum height shall be 16.50 meters (sixteen meters and fifty centimetres).

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

Special Requirements:

  1. In land whose area is less than 300 square meters (three hundred square meters) or whose front facade's length ranges between 12 to 15 meters, building shall be permitted on the neighbour's side boundary on one side only.

  2. In land whose front facade is less than 12 meters (twelve metes), the building on the front side shall recede by 3 meters (three meters) and on the rear side by a distance of 1.50 meters (one meter and fifty centimetres), provided that building shall be permitted on the two side boundaries of the land.

  3. Building shall be permitted above covered car parks (garages) and the residence's utilities, provided that the built-up area above the car parks and utilities shall not be more than 50 square meters (fifty square meters). For one floor only with a height not exceeding 4 meters (four meters).

  4. More than one housing unit may be permitted to be built on a plot of land in the form of connected housing units on one side or more or detached or both, provided that the share of each housing unit shall not be less than 150 square meters (one hundred and fifty square meters) of the land area subject to ensuring the availability of car parks at the rate of one car park per flat.

  5. More than one housing unit may be permitted to be built on a plot of land in the form of apartments in stories, provided that the apartment's area shall not be less than 100 square meters (one hundred square meters) provided that car parks shall be provided at the rate of one car park per apartment.

  6. In case the land is situated in a commercial or service road subject to the zoning requirements with respect to areas of 3-storey buildings. (Three stories) situated in commercial and service roads indicated in Article 58 Clause 3.

  7. The width of internal roads in residential compounds shall not be less than 8 meters (eight meters), provided that the recession of the building's front facade shall not be less than 5 meters from the border of the internal road.