Investment Apartment Block Areas (C)

Uses:

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 percentages in such areas shall be as follows:

  2. The building percentage shall not be more than 500% (five hundred percent) of the land area.

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

  4. 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 and provided that the height of the ground floor shall not be more than 1.50 meters (one meter and fifty centimetres) from the pavement level.

Recessions:

1. Front Recession:

Building shall be permitted on the ground floor on the front border of the plot unless there is an approved building line in the detailed plans that requires the recession of the building thereto. Upper projections shall be permitted to be made above the ground floor with a maximum of 1.20 meter (one meter and twenty centimetres).

2. Side Recession:

Ground floor recessions shall not be less than 3.50 meters (three meters and fifty centimetres) from the side borders of the land to be used as corridors. Upper projections on the floors above the ground floor shall be permitted to be made with a maximum of 60 centimetres (sixty centimetres).

3. Rear Recession:

Ground floor recessions shall not be less than 5 meters (five meters) from the rear borders of the land used as corridors or car parks. Upper projections on the floors above the ground floor shall be permitted to be made with a maximum of 60 centimetres (sixty centimetres).

Heights:

  1. A building's height shall not be more than 10 stories (ten stories) with a maximum height of 50 meters (fifty meters). In case of building a basement, the maximum height shall be 51.50 meters (fifty-one meters and fifty centimetres) in addition to the height of floors dedicated for services and car parks.

  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. Car parks must be provided inside the plot of the land at a rate of at least one car park for each flat, and the number of car parks must not be less than one park for every 100 square meters (one hundred square meters). The required car parks must be provided on the ground floor, upper floors, the basement or all of them. Multi-storey car parks may also be built on the land borders from all sides. Car parks shall not be calculated as a pan of the permitted building percentages and heights.

  2. The areas used for recreational activities and special utilities and services shall not be calculated as part of the permitted building percentage, provided that it shall not exceed 20% (twenty percent) of the total building percentage. 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. For plots overlooking approved commercial roads, commercial and management uses shall be permitted on the ground floor provided that the building's recession shall be at a distance of no less than 6 meters (six meters) from the ground floor on the front border of the land to be used as footpaths and car parks. Upper projections shall be allowed to be made above the ground floor with a maximum of 1.20 meters (one meter and twenty centimetres). It shall also be permitted the addition of a mezzanine floor that shall not be calculated as part of the building percentage and its area shall not be more than 70% (seventy percent) of the ground floor area.

  4. In the cases where the areas of plots are less than the areas stipulated in the Implementing Regulations of Law No. (3) of the Year 1994 with respect to the Partition of Land Intended for Construction and Development, the zoning regulations required for the zones whose areas are compatible therewith shall be applicable.