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Gujarat govt to allow overhaul of old urban dwellings

Friday, 03 Jul 2020
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The Gujarat Urban Development and Urban Housing Department has decided to allow redevelopment of dilapidated buildings in congested areas. This is being undertaken by the amendment in the General Development Control Regulations (GDCR) 2017.

There are several thousand such buildings in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot and other cities which will benefit by this change in the rules.

Under the new change in GDCR for the redevelopment of dilapidated residential buildings, the state urban and urban housing department has fixed certain conditions.

The new GR (government resolution) issued on 30 June 2020, says that it shall apply in case of redevelopment for DW-3 type of residential buildings where the redevelopment of existing number of dwelling units is not permissible under the GDCR 2017.

The GR has defined the eligibility criteria as well. Buildings which are more than 25 years old on the day of application for redevelopment, or declared dilapidated by a competent authority will be allowed.

Residential buildings which are declared dilapidated by a committee of the municipal corporation or any urban development authority or town planning officers and other competent authorities, will be eligible for redevelopment.

Under the new policy, a dwelling unit having existing carpet area less than 40 sq mtr may be redeveloped as dwelling unit of up to 40 sq mtr. However, in case of dwelling units having existing carpet area of more than 40 sq mtr, redevelopment will be allowed equal to the existing carpet area.

The maximum number of individual dwelling units will not exceed the existing authorised number of dwelling units. Additionals FSI more than the above will be charged at 40 percent of the open land of jantri rate.

According to the new policy, parking restrictions will be relaxed however fire and structural safety norms will have to be followed. There will be a restriction of five years on sale of the redeveloped unit by original owners.

The new policy is likely attract new redevelopment activities in the old areas of all the major cities.

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