The Urban Development Department (UDD) has partially rejected Nagpur Municipal Corporation's (NMC's) proposal to increase the parking space in new buildings in Nagpur. While some of the proposals have been accepted, it has brought back some of the previous levels prescribed.
The Nagpur's builders had lobbied with the state government to decrease the parking space or requirements as this would increase the economical aspect of the construction of new buildings. This does bring some relief to the builders, on the other hand, there will be an increase in the instances of owners and visitors parking their vehicles on roads outside homes and establishments.
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As per the 2001 development control rules, for an apartment of over 80 square meter area, the builder has to provide parking space for one car, two two-wheelers, and two bicycles. The NMC had further bifurcated this category and proposed that for a flat of over 150 square metres there should be provision for three cars, two two-wheelers, and two bicycles.
Other details are as below:
- Flats with area of 150sq mt and above - Increased
- Flats with area between 100 sq mt and 150 sq mt - Remains same
- Flats with area between 40 sq mt and 100 sq mt - Increased for congested areas
- Hotels and lodges - Reduced
- Shopping Malls - Increased