Haryana provides additional FAR for Green buildings

Haryana provides additional FAR for Green buildings

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The draft of amendment in the Haryana Building Code-2017 provides for additional Floor Area Ratio (FAR) for ratings by Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA), Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).  While GRIHA has given 1 star rating for additional FAR of 3 per cent, 2 star rating for additional FAR of 6 per cent, 3 star rating for additional FAR of 9 per cent, 4 star rating for additional FAR of 12 per cent and 5 star rating for additional FAR of 15 per cent. Similarly, IGBC and LEED rating of silver, gold and premium has been received for additional FAR of nine per cent, 12 per cent and 15 per cent respectively. Additional FAR would be given over and above the maximum permissible FAR.

Further, as per the amendment, a provision of additional FAR of three per cent, six per cent, nine per cent, twelve per cent and fifteen per cent has been made for all building uses except plotted residential.

The draft of amendment in the Haryana Building Code-2017 which has been approved by the Haryana Government will be put before the general public and other stakeholders for their objections and suggestions before its finalization.