“ROAD WIDTH” OR “WIDTH OF ROAD/STREET”

Means the whole extent of space within the boundaries of a road when applied to a new road/street, as laid down in the city survey or development plan or prescribed road lines by any act or law and measured at right angles to the course or intended course of direction of such road.

ROAD/STREET LINE

Means the line defining the side limits of a road/street.

ROAD/STREET-LEVEL OR GRADE

Means the officially established elevation or grade of the centre line of the street upon which a plot fronts, and if there is no officially established grade, the existing grade of the street at its mid-point.

ROAD/STREET

Means any highway, street, lane, pathway, alley, stairway, passageway, carriageway, footway, square place or bridge, whether a thoroughfare or not, over which the public have a right of passage or access or have passed and had access uninterruptedly for a specified period, whether ...

RESIDENTIAL USE

Mean a use of any building unit for the purpose of human habitation only except hotels and hostels like business.

RETENTION ACTIVITY

Means an activity or use which is allowed to continue, not withstanding its non-conforming nature in relation to the use permitted in the adjoining or surrounding area.

REGISTERED ARCHITECT / ENGINEER / SURVEYOR / STRUCTURAL DESIGNER, CLERK OF WORKS, SITE SUPERVISOR, DEVELOPER

Means respectively a person registered by the Competent Authority for the purpose of this Act as an Architect, Engineer, Surveyor, Structural Designer, Clerk of works, Site Supervisor, Developer, under these Regulations or any other Act prevailing for the area.

REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT

Shall mean development undertaken for sale to persons other than the one undertaking the development.

PUBLIC PURPOSE

The expression “Public Purpose” includes- 1) The provision of village sites, or the extension, planned development or improvement of existing village sites ; 2) The provision of land for town or rural planning ; 3) The provision of land for planned development of land from public funds in pursuance of...

PORCH

Means a covered surface supported on pillars or otherwise for the purpose of a pedestrian or vehicular approach to a building.

PLINTH AREA

Means the built-up covered area measured at the floor level of the basement or of any storey.

PLINTH

Plinth shall mean the portion of the external wall between the level of the street and the level of the storey first above the street.

PERMISSION

Means a valid permission or authorisation in writing by the Competent Authority to carry out development or a work regulated by the Regulations.

PERMANENT OPEN AIR SPACE

Means air space permanently open - (i) if it is a street, (ii) if its freedom from encroachment is protected by any low or contract ensuring that the ground below it is either a street or is permanently and irrevocably appropriated as an open space. In Determining the open air space required for ...

PARTITION

Means an interior non-load bearing divider wall one storey or part storey in height.

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