Question: LDA building regulations (LDA regulations) for construction of house.
It is important to follow LDA regulation prior to starting construction of your house.
The following shall help you understand them.
a) Building Height
i. The height of any building other than Apartment Buildings measured from the crown of the road to the top of the parapet wall (exclusive of chimney stacks, lift heads and water tower) shall not exceed 38 ft (11.58 m).
ii. In case of Apartment Building the maximum building height allowed on residential plots measured from the crown of the road to the top of the parapet wall (exclusive of chimney stacks, lift heads and water tower) shall not exceed 45 ft (13.72m).
iii. The total number of storey permissible in an apartment building on residential plots, excluding basements, shall not be more than four. Each storey shall have a minimum building height of 9-ft 6-inches (2.9m), other than the basement.
i. In case of plot size 10 Marlas and above, a car porch not exceeding 20-ft (6.1m) in length shall be permissible in the side space. In case of corner plots car porch shall be permissible along longer side. In case of sites with minimum 5-ft (1.5m) side space, construction of a room over the car porch equal to its area shall also be permissible.
c) Ground Coverage (GC) and Floor Area Ration (FAR)
i. For an area of land less than 5 marlas- the GC shall be 80% and FAR shall be 1:1.18
ii. For an area less than 10 marls but more than 5 marlas the GC shall be 75% and FAR shall be 1:1.8
iii. For an area less than I kanal but more than 10 marlas the GC shall be 70% and FAR shall be 1:1.5
iv. For an area less than 2 kanal but more than 1 kanal the GC shall be 65% and FAR shall be 1:1.4
v. For an area of 2 kanal and above the GC shall be 60% and FAR shall be 1:1.3