» PART – III (The Gandhidham (Development and Control on Erection of Buildings) Directions, 1982 for development of low-cost- housing in Revenue Survey numbers up to Amendment No. 3 published on 30.12.2005 in the Gujarat Government Gazette.)
The above Directions i.e The Directions issued under the Gandhidham (Development and Control on Erection of Building) Direction 1982 (PART – III) for development of low-cost-housing in Revenue Survey numbers issued under Section 6 of GDA Act is hereby deleted. (The above amendment was published on 06-11-2008 in Gujarat Government Gazette on page no 446-2).
The Gandhidham (Development and Control on Erection of Buildings) Directions, 1960 as amended up to Amendment No. 53 published on 14.06.2013 in the Gujarat Government Gazette.
In exercise of the powers conferred under section 6, sub-section (2) of the Gandhidham (Development & Control on Erection of Buildings) Act, 1957 (Bombay Act No. XIX of 1958), the Gandhidham Development Authority issues the following Directions: –
1. These Directions may be called “The Gandhidham (Development and Control on Erection of Buildings) Directions, 1960”.
2. In these Directions, unless the context otherwise requires,
(a) “District” means the area as specified and delineated in the approved Master Plan of the Gandhidham Township consisting of a number of Neighborhood Units and a district centers planned for a population of 30,000 to 40,000 :
(b) “District Center” means the area of land of the specified size and dimensions as approved by the Authority to provide for the sitting of the markets, hopping Centers, Post and Telegraph Office, Fire Station, Assembly Hall, Bank Cinema, Police Station, Dispensary, Play grounds, parks, public lavatories & other Civic and Community amenities to cater to the population residing in that District :
(c) “Neighborhood Unit” means the area of land of specified size and dimensions as approved by the Authority primarily for pose residential buildings, shops, primary and Secondary Schools, Clinic, civil center, public lavatories, etc. to meet with the day-to-day social, educational, recreational and other physical requirements of the population residing in the area.
(d) “Sector or Ward” means a Sub-division of Neighborhood Unit and covers a special area for conveniently numbering the building sites and other reservations of land in that sub-division.
(e) “Light Industry Area” means the area as specified and delineated in the approved Master Plan of Gandhidham Township to provide for sitting of Light Industrious.
(f) “Godowns Area” means the area as specified and delineated in the approved Master Plan of Gandhidham Township to provide for sitting of Godowns.
(g) “Manufacturing area” means the area as specified and delineated in the approved Master Plan of Gandhidham Township to provide for sitting of Heavy Industries.
(h) “Arcade” shall mean a continuous roofed corridor along any side of a building facing a road. It shall be connected to the building and supported on columns on the outer face. There shall be no panel walls in the openings between columns. It shall be used as a public thorough-fare without let or hindrance.
(i) “Basement” or “Cellar” shall mean any story of building which is below the level of surrounding ground.
(j) “Business Center” shall mean a sector by that name in the Master Plan of Gandhidham.
(k) “Mezzanine floor” shall mean a gallery balcony or a loft between the floor and the ceiling of the ground floor of a building.
(l) “Floor Area Ratio (FAR)” :- The quotient obtained by dividing the product of total covered area (Plinth area) on all floors and 100 by the area of the plot :
FAR – (Total Covered area of all the floors x 100) / Plot area.
(m) “Pavement” shall mean a distance between the front boundary of the plot and footpath kerning of the road.
(n) “Composite Zone” shall be an area where four story buildings are to be constructed with shops on the ground floor, offices on the first floors, and residences on the upper floors.
(o) “Offices Area” shall mean a sector by that name in the Master Plan of Gandhidham.
(p) “Triangular piece of land, North of Khanna Market, Sardarganj” shall be an area where buildings for Godowns, Light Industries and a Meat Market shall be constructed.