Which are the latest model building bye-laws?
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The building bye-laws are one of the legal tools which are used to regulate coverage, the height of the building, building bulk ok and architectural design to achieve construction aspect of building and orderly development of the area.
As per my knowledge, Ministry of housing and urban affairs has made amendments to the model building by-law 2016 and urban regional development plans formulation and implementation guidelines 2014.
The amendments done in 2014 is establish Inc electric vehicle charging infrastructure in order to facilitate the availability of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
Ministry of power again issued guidelines and Standards for charging infrastructure for various electric vehicles which have only considered while making such amendments.
Model Building Bye Laws – 2016
Ease of Doing Business
Single window clearance
Online Approval System
Applicable to building activities in the State/Urban Center/Town for which they are framed.
Procedure for obtaining Building Permit
Development Codes & Building Requirements
Provisions for Differently Abled, Elderly and Children
Rain Water Harvesting
Green Building Norms
1. Water Conservation and Management
a. Rain Water Harvesting (by Recharge)
b. Low Water Consumption Plumbing Fixtures
c. Waste Water Recycle and Reuse
d. Reduction of hardscape
2. Solar Energy Utilization
a. Installation of Solar Photovoltaic Panels
b. Installation of Solar Assisted Water Heating Systems
3. Energy Efficieny
a. Low Energy Consumption Lighting Fixtures (Electrical Appliances – BEE Star and Energy Efficient Appliances)
b. Energy Efficiency in HVAC systems
4. Waste Management
a. Segregation of Waste
b. Organic Waste Management
Online Approval System
Empowering Professionals and Outsourcing
Single Window Clearance
Integration of Agencies
Risk based classification of bldg
Risk Category (Residential Bldg’s)
Integration of Environment Clearance with Building Permission
1. Category ‘A’ buildings – BUA 5,000 sqm to 20,000 sqm
2. Category ‘B’ buildings – BUA 20,000 sqm to 50,000 sqm
3. Category ‘C’ buildings – BUA 50,000 sqm to 1,50,000 sqm