What is the Legally Allowed Construction for a Plot Size as per Rules?

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Planning to purchase a plot and construct a house on your own in GHMC limits? You need to consider the below mentioned setbacks and height stipulations to comply with the Andhra Pradesh Building Rules issued by the department of municipal administration and urban development.




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These setbacks and height stipulations are applicable to all types of buildings lesser than 59 feet in height (including stilt and parking floor).

Pick your Plot size:

Sl.
No.
Plot Size
(In Sq. Yards)
Parking
Provision
Height
(in Feet )
Permissible
Up to
Minimum Front Setback to
be Left (in feet)
Minimum
Setback
On
Remaining
Sides
(in Feet)
Abutting Road width
Up to
39’4″
>39’4″
to 59′
>59′
to
78’6″
>78’6″
to
98’3″
>
98’3″
1 Less than
60 sq yd
22’10″ 4’9″ 4’9″ 9’8″ 9’8″ 9’8″
2 60 – 120 sq yd 22’10″ 4’9″ 4’9″ 9’8″ 9’8″ 9’8″
32’8″ 4’9″ 4’9″ 9’8″ 9’8″ 9’8″ 1’6″
3 120 – 239 sq yd 32’8″ 4’9″ 4’9″ 9’8″ 9’8″ 9’8″ 3’3″
4 239 – 359 sq yd Stilt Floor 22’10″ 6’6″ 9’8″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 3’3″
32’8″ 6’6″ 9’8″ 9’8″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 4’9″
5 359 – 478 sq yd Stilt Floor 22’10″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 4’9″
39’4″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 6’6″
6 478 – 598 sq yd Stilt Floor 22’10″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 6’6″
39’4″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 8’2″
7 598 – 897 sq yd Stilt Floor 22’10″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 8’2″
39’4″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 9’8″
49’2″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 11’5″
8 897 – 1196 sq yd Stilt +
One
Cellar
Floor
22’10″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 9’8″
39’4″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 11’5″
49’2″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 13’1″
9 1196 -1794 sq yd Stilt +
2 cellar
Floors
22’10″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 11’5″
39’4″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 13’1″
49’2″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 16’4″
59′ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 19’7″
10 1794 – 2990 sq yd Stilt +
2 cellar
Floors
22’10″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 13’1″
49’2″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 16’4″
59′ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 19’7″
11 Above 2990 sq yd Stilt +
2 or more
Cellar
Floors
22’10″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 16’4″
49’2″ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 19’7″
59′ 9’8″ 13’1″ 16’4″ 19’7″ 24’6″ 22’10″

Stilt floor for parking is not included in the permissible height. Height of stilt floor should not be less than 8’2″.

The parking floor should not be less than 14’7″ in height if mechanical system and lift is provided.

Buildings of height above 49’5″ and below feet (those in Sl.Nos. 9, 10 and 11) will be permitted only if such plots have a minimum of 39′ wide roads only.

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3 comments for “What is the Legally Allowed Construction for a Plot Size as per Rules?

  1. Rakesh A
    September 4, 2013 at 12:02 pm

    Nice job! This is helpful to figure out how much can be constructed legally. Thanks for converting everything into feet the Govt GOs had things in metres.

  2. V.Rajesh
    July 29, 2014 at 11:14 pm

    please let me know the latest property tax notification, The older notification was released in th year 2007-2008

  3. prasad
    August 9, 2014 at 5:58 pm

    Really helpful. Thanks

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