As per UDCPR 2020, Residential Zone R1 includes Residential plots abutting on roads below 9m. in width in congested area shown on the Development Plan. However, on roads below 12m. in width in non-congestedarea. Similarly, Residential Zone R2 includes Residential plots abutting on roads having existing or proposed width of 9 m. and above in congested area. Moreover, 12 m. and above in non-congested area. For instance, Residential zone R1 and R2, In case of C Class MCs, Nagarpanchayats and Regional Plan areas, the above road width of 12 m. shall be 9 m. in non-congestedarea.
Uses permissible in Residential Zone R1 and R2
Well taking into consideration that, the following uses and accessory uses to the principal use will be permitted in buildings or premises in purely Residential Zone, subject to other regulations as given-
1. Residential use
Any Residences like slum improvement, rehabilation, apartment, bungalow etc
2. Hostels in Residential zone
Hostels for students, working men, working women, lodging with or without boardingfacilities
3. Old age Home
Old age home, sanatorium, orphanage, night shelter dormitories.
4. House hold business
Customary Home occupation i.e. occupations customarily carried out by the members of the household without employing hired labourer and shall include stitching, embroidery, beauty parlour, button making etc. with or without motive power. If motive power is used, the total electricity load should not exceed 1 HP (0.75kw).
Medical and Dental Practitioner’s Dispensaries including pathological laboratory, diagnostic clinics, polyclinics, counselling centres, clinics, to be permitted on any floor. Maternity homes, clinics, nursing homes with indoor patients with bed not exceeding 20on any floor with separate means of access of staircase from within the building or outside may be permitted but not in any case within the prescribed marginal open spaces. Where doctor’s residence is located on upper floor, then such separate means of access of staircase may not benecessary
6. Professional Offices in Residential Zone
Professional Offices in residential tenement for own purpose not exceeding carpet area of 50 sq.m. each
7. Community halls
Community halls, welfare centre, gymnasia (each not exceeding100sq.m.)
8. Primary and nursery schools
Primary and nursery schools including students’ hostels except tradeschools
9. Day care Centre in Residential zone
Crèche, Day-care centre upto 100sq.m.in an independent building or part ofbuilding
10. Coaching Classes
Private coaching classes, students mess in , student’s mess in an independent building or part of building upto100 sq.m. Subject to separate parking facility in the samepremises.
11. Religious buildings in Residential Zone
Religious buildings like Temple, mosque, church etc
Convince shops only of ground floor in R1 and R2 zone upto 10sqm each
13. Electronic industry
Electronic Industry of the Assembly type only, not of the manufacturing type with the restrictions. Motive Power shall not exceed 1 H.P.
14. IT Buildings
Information technology establishment (ITE) (pertaining to software only) on the plots/ premises fronting on roads having width 9m. and above.
15. Flour mills in Residential zone
Flour mill and wet, dry masala grinding, subject to the conditions of power requirement shall not exceed10HP.
Burial grounds, cremation grounds and essential public utilities, on a road having width of 9m. andabove
Research, experimental and testing laboratories not involving any danger of fire or explosion or of any obnoxiousnature
Other permissible in Residential zone R2 (not for R1 Zone)
Eventually, all uses permissible in R1 will be permitted to R2 zone wihout any restriction of area. All uses or mix uses may be permitted irrrespective of restriction of floor area. Will see one by one-
1. Industrial use in Residential zone
Service Industries permitted in Residential Zone R2
The Service industries permitted in independent building or plot. See Following Examples of Service Industries permitted in Residential Zone R2-