Various Regulations of Chapter 15 in UDCPR 2020

Apr 10, 2024

UDCPR 2020 Chapter 14 is all about the Special Schemes as per mentioned in the UDCPR 


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. 15.2 Erection of Mobile Towers


Erection/setting up Telecommunication Cell Sites/Base Stations and installation of the equipment for the Telecommunication network shall be permissible as per the norms of the Department of Telecommunication/Information Technology or the concerned Department of the Central/State Government.


Rule No. 15.3 Preparation of Local Area Plan


A local area plan is a plan for the comprehensive development of a particular area in a city/town, which may consist of more detailed provisions than that of a development plan addressing the local requirements of the area. The Authority may prepare such a plan consisting of planning requirements at a micro level, local area-specific regulations, urban design, etc. The local area plan shall be prepared by following a procedure similar to that of section 33 of the Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act, 1966. After approval of this plan by the State Government, it shall come into force. In the event of provisions of the local area plan not consistent with UDCPR, the provisions of the local area plan shall prevail.


Rule No. 15.4 Guidelines for Street Design in City/Town


The authority shall ensure the complete design of streets i.e. streets shall be designed to cater to the needs of all users and activities like smooth and convenient vehicular movement, safe and unhampered pedestrian movement for all age groups, safe and easy movement of differently-abled persons, street furniture, etc.


The street shall generally be designed to 


i) Attract more users


ii) Have provisions for pedestrian and cyclist


iii) Increase retail activities


iv) To provide relevant street furniture and signage


v) Plant trees


vi) Make provisions for proper illumination


vii) Have provisions for underground utilities.


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