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READY RECKONER

A READY RECKONER FROM TAMIL NADU DISTRICT MUNICIPALITIES BUILDING RULES, 1972.
Rule No.    Description of Rule / Minimum requirements
6 (1)       Width of site - 6 m
Area - 95 sq.m.
(This rule does not apply to conversion of roof and alteration of existing buildings/shops/office and godowns).
6 (4) Collector?s prior permission or approval is to be obtained
for the construction of Building intended for public worship
(i.e. Temple/Church/Mosque etc.)
6 (5) No site situated within 90 metres (300 ft) from burning or burial ground
shall be used for construction of any building without the
approval of the Health Officer.
11 (2)(a) Buildings should be constructed 1.30 M away from the street.
(Amendment G.O. 294 dt. 25.2.77)
11 (2) No sun shade or balcony should project beyond the street.
11 (4) In case of continuously built up dwellings with
no side open space an open space of not less than ¼th of the site area
shall be left as open space.
13 (1) Dimensions of rooms Other than Kitchen Bath room or Store room
1) Height of room 2.75 m (9ft)
2) Extent of room 7.5 sq.m (81 sft)
3) Width of room 2.5 M (8.3 ft).
13 (2) i )
ii)
iii)
Bathroom ? Extent - 1.8 Sqm (20 sq.ft.)
Size - 1.5 M x 1.2 M (5ft x 4ft)
Water closet ? Extent - 1.08 Sqm (12 sq.ft)
Size - 0.90 m x 1.2 m (3 ft x 4ft)
Bathroom cum water closet Extent - 2.70 sqm (30 sqft.)
Size - 1.5 m x 1.8 m (5 ft x 6 ft).
14 (1) Ventilation of rooms
(habitable rooms only, ie. Hall,Bed, living, Stores, Pooja etc.)
1/8 of the area of the room should be provided
equivalent to the ventilation area.
14 (2) If the rooms about a Verandah
1. Width of verandah shall not be more than 3.75 mts.
2. Provided that the verandah should about an
open space not less than 1.75 mtrs.
(Preferable: Double the width of Verandah)
14 (3) Habitable rooms shall ? about on an open space -
Width of open space 1.75 m
length of space ? 2.5 m
14 (4) If habitable rooms about on external or internal verandah-
Half of the length of verandah should about an open space.
14 (5)The open space should be free from any
erection and it should be open to sky.
14 (6) Ventilation for Bath & Lavatories
Ventilated area shall be 0.5 sq.metres abutting the open space.
15 (1) Stairs -Should be accessible to the occupants.
To be located not more than a distance of 18 metres.
15 (2) (a) Width of Stairs -Not less than 60 cms excluding hand rails.
15 (3) 1. Width of doors corridors or passages - shall not be less than 1 metre in width.
2. Doors of kitchen, bath, latrine etc - shall not be less than 0.60 m.

NOTE: Only important rules to be referred have been furnished above.

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