Uses Permissible in Public and Semi Public Zone in UDCPR 2020

Mar 04, 2024

Any city in India is divided into various land use zones: Residential, Commercial, Agricultural, Industrial, etc. So, there is a restriction on the use of land under any zone. For example, You cannot build a Commercial building in an Agricultural Zone, or You cannot build hazardous or high-end Industries in a Residential Zone.


So here are the uses permissible in the Public/Semi-Public Zone as per UDCPR 2020 (UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CONTROL AND PROMOTION REGULATIONS FOR MAHARASHTRA STATE).


This is applicable to all Planning Authorities and Regional Plan Areas except Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, Other Planning Authorities / Special Planning Authorities / Development Authorities within the limit of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, MIDC, NAINA, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, Hill Station Municipal Councils, Eco-sensitive / Eco-fragile region notified by MoEF & CC and Lonavala Municipal Council, in Maharashtra.


Rule No. 4.10 Public/Semi-Public Zone


The following uses shall be permissible :-


(i)  Schools, Colleges, Educational Complexes, Training institutions, Hostels for students and essential staff quarters.


(ii)  Home for the aged, Hospitals, Sanatoria, Dispensaries, Maternity Homes, Health Centres, and related health facilities with ancillary structures like quarters, Dharmashala, veterinary hospitals, etc.


(iii)  Offices and essential staff quarters of the Government/Semi-Government and/or their authorities/Local Self-Government, Courts, etc., Public Housing by Government / Government Bodies.


(iv)  Public/semi-public sector utility and transport establishments/institutions of research, education, and health.


(v)  Libraries, Mangal karyalayas, Gymnasia, Gymkhanas, Stadia, Community halls, Civic and Cultural Centres, Religious Structures, auditoria etc.


(vi)  Commercial use up to 15%shall be permissible subject to the following conditions:-


a) Shop/permit rooms for liquor/wine/beer, pan, cigarette, tobacco, lottery tickets, and such other uses which do not serve a public purpose, similarly, storage of domestic gas cylinders, kerosene, etc., which are dangerous to public health, shall not be permitted.


b)  The plots in which there is an existing development; such commercial use shall be restricted to a maximum of 15% of the existing and proposed development taken together.

Provided that, in the case of lands owned by Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Samiti, which are earmarked as public and semi-public zones, the limit of such commercial use shall be up to 33%.


(vii)  Vehicle Fuel Filling Station, including LPG / CNG / Public Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles as per Regulation No.6.2.2, Sr.No.6 of Table 6E.


(viii)  Nursery, crèches, Spastic rehabilitation centers, orphanages, hostels for Autistic persons, and Mentally Retarded persons.


(ix)  Fire stations.


(x)  Traffic and Transport related facilities.



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