WIDTH OF A STREET

Means the clear average width of the existing carriage way and footpaths only on which the building or plot line abuts. The average width shall be computed by taking length of street between two extreme points on building unit abutting the street at right angles to the direction of such streets...

WINDOW

Means an opening, other than a door, to the outside of a building, which provides all or part of the required ventilation.

“WAREHOUSE” OR “GODOWN”

Mean a building the whole or a substantial part of which is used or intended to be used for the storage of goods whether for storing or for sale or for any similar purpose. It is neither a domestic nor a public building, nor merely a shop if so used not a store attached to and used for the...

WATER TANKS OR TALAV OR POND OR LAKE

Means a natural existing low lying grounds forming a natural water body or wherein rain water gets collected and/or plots designated as Talav under the revised development plan or any other legitimate records.

WATER COURSE, MAJOR

Means a water course which carries storm water discharging from a contributing area of not less than 160 hectares, the decision of the Competent Authority on the extent of contributing area being final. A minor water course is one which is not a major one.

WATER CLOSET (W.C)

Means a privy with an arrangement for flushing the pan with water, but does not include a bathroom.

TRAVEL DISTANCE

Means the distance from the remotest point of a building to a place of safety be it a vertical exit or an horizontal exit or an outside exit measured along the line of travel.

TENEMENT BUILDINGAND OWNERSHIP FLATS

Means residential building constructed in a semi-detached manner in a building unit, each dwelling unit is being designed and constructed for separate occupation with independent provision of bath, w.c.

TENEMENT

Means an independent dwelling unit with a kitchen or a cooking space & toilet.

STOREY

Means the portion of a building included between the surface of any floor and the surface of the floor next above it, or if there be no floor above it, then the space between any floor and the ceiling next above it.

STAIR COVER

Means a structure with a covering roof over a staircase and its landing built to enclose only the stairs for the purpose of providing protection from the weather, and not to be used for human habitation.

SMOKE-STOP DOOR

Means a door for preventing or checking the spread of smoke from one area to another.

SHOPPING CENTRE OR COMMERCIAL CENTRE

Means a group of shops, offices and / or stalls designed to form market-office complex.

SERVICE ROAD

Means a road/lane provided at the front, rear or side of a plot for service purposes.

SELF USE DEVELOPMENT

Means Development undertaken by an owner for his use.

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