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Rule 34


Provided that the minimum plot requirements in item (ii) shall apply to small industrial units;

(iii) in industrial layouts a place for installation of transformer shall be provided in consultation with the Chief Electrical inspector or an officer authorised by him;

(iv) the approval of the Chief Town Planner or an officer of the Department of Town and Country Planning not below the rank of a Town Planner authorized by him shall be obtained for the layout of industrial streets and land subdivision exceeding five plots.

(2) The usage of plots proposed for development or redevelopment and the occupancy of any building or part thereof shall be governed by the provisions contained in the town planning schemes prepared for the locality. Where no such scheme exists, 36A[the usage of plot shall be as approved by the Chief Town Planner or an officer authorised by him]

(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in the rules under this chapter the provisions contained in Town Planning Scheme if any published/sanctioned under Town and Country Planning legislation in force shall prevail over provisions in these rules.

                                    CHAPTER V
                                    OCCUPANCY 

34. Occupancy of building.- (1) The Occupancy of any building or part thereof shall be governed by the usage of plots proposed for development or redevelopment according to the provisions contained in the development plan or detailed town planning scheme prepared for the area.

[(2) All buildings whether existing or herein after proposed, shall be classified, in one of the following occupancies, according to the use or character of occupancy, namely: Group A1 Residential Group A2 Lodging Houses Group B Educational Group C Medical/Hospital

Group D                   Assembly 

Group E Office/Business Group F Mercantile (Commercial) Group G1 Low and Medium Hazard Industrial Group G2 High Hazard industrial GroupH Storage

Group I                     Hazardous 
Notes: -(i) Any building not specifically covered by any of the occupancies under sub-rule (2) shall be in the group, which most nearly resembles its existing or proposed use.

(ii) Minor occupancy incidental to operations in another type of occupancy shall be considered as part of the main occupancy and shall be classified under the relevant group for the main occupancy

(iii) Any building which accommodates more than one use under sub-rule (2) shall be included under the most restrictive group.