Chapter-7, General Building Requirements/ General Building Requirements/Provisions, Section 7.13- Provision of Exterior Open Spaces and Height Limitation Around the Building

  1. Every room that is intended for human habitation shall abut on an interior or exterior open space or on to a verandah open to such interior or exterior open space unless mechanically ventilated.
  2. In case of High rise buildings, the exterior open spaces around a building shall be of green or hard surface capable to taking the load of fire engine weighing up to 45 tonnes.
  3. Mechanical ventilation shall be provided in case, kitchen and toilets do not abut either interior or exterior open spaces.
  4. Up to 40% of the total setback area can be sunk for light, ventilation and access to basement, provided fire tender movement is not hindered.