RESIDENTIAL USE ZONE
Residential Zone-1 (Urban Areas Contiguous to Growth Corridor): Residential Zone falling within such contiguous urban area, i.e. the area contiguous outside Growth Corridor, wherein the detailed planning of roads and various urban use zones are proposed.
Residential Zone-2 (Urban Nodes): Residential Zone falling within non contiguous urban areas, for which the detailed planning of roads and various urban use zones are proposed.
Residential Zone-3 (Urban Centers): The remaining other urban centers along with their surrounding areas as earmarked in the proposed Land Use Plan. There is no detailed planning proposed herein presently, and the whole identified centers/areas are assigned Residential Land Use Zone.
Residential Zone-4: All the rural settlements- Village Settlement (Gramkantham) and the existing rural built-up area- as earmarked in the proposed Land Use Plan are assigned Residential Zone-4. For all these settlements, an additional 300 M wide belt outside the gramkhantam boundary shall also be considered as Residential Zone-4 to cater the natural expansion of settlements, except in Bio Conservation Zone.
Note: The width mentioned above for the area for natural expansion of the Gram Kantham 300 M wide belt outside these rural settlements shall be considered as R4 Zone to cater to the natural expansion of the settlements which is subject to changes as amended from time to time, except in Bio Conservation Zone.
1.1.2. PERI-URBAN USE ZONE
Areas earmarked as Peri-Urban Use Zone, around the identified ‘Urban Areas Contiguous to Growth Corridor’ and ‘Urban Nodes’ in the proposed Metropolitan Development Plan.
1.1.3. COMMERCIAL USE ZONE
Areas earmarked as Commercial Use Zone and the Commercial Strips in the proposed Land Use Plan.
1.1.4. MANUFACTURING USE ZONE
Areas earmarked as Manufacturing Use Zone in the proposed Land Use Plan only.
1.1.5. PUBLIC, SEMI-PUBLIC FACILITIES AND UTILITIES USE ZONE
Areas earmarked as Public, Semi-public Facilities and Utilities Zone in the proposed Land Use Plan, and the sites specifically earmarked for any such public/semi-public use.
1.1.6. MULTIPLE USE ZONE
Areas earmarked as Multiple Use Zone in the proposed Land Use Plan, and areas identified for Transit-Oriented-Development, as defined by these regulations.
1.1.7. RECREATION AND OPEN SPACE USE ZONE
Recreational Use Zone: Areas earmarked as Open Space Recreational in the proposed Land Use
Plan, and the sites specifically earmarked as Parks, Playgrounds, and Exhibition Grounds.
Open Space Buffer (Around foreshore of water bodies): Areas specifically earmarked as Open Space Buffer around the Water Bodies Use Zone containing various types of existing water bodies.
1.1.8. WATER BODIES
Water Body Zone generally indicates all water bodies, i.e. Rivers, Streams, Lakes, Tanks and Kuntas, as indicated in the Revenue Village maps as well as in the topographical sheets published by the Survey of India, or the State Irrigation Department or Revenue Department or other competent authorities. The boundary of the water bodies relate to the Full Tank Level / High Flood Level as indicated in relevant maps, covering both perennial and non perennial parts when such distinction exists.
All Reserved Forests as notified by the Forest Department. No activity other than forest and greenery is permitted in this zone unless expressly allowed by the Forest Department.
1.1.10. SPECIAL RESERVATIONS ZONE
a) Heritage Builidngs and Precints (S1)
b) Defense / Military Lands (S2)
c) Bio Conservation Zone (S3)
d) Others (Any other Special Reservations) (S4)
Note: The land use under Water bodies, Green buffer around water bodies, forests and Bio- Conservation Use Zone are designated as PROTECTED ZONE and no change of land use shall be allowed in these categories of land uses.
1.1.11. CONSERVATION (AGRICULTURE) USE ZONE
Areas beyond the Peri-Urban Use zone which is almost all over the remaining area of the Hyderabad Metropolitan Region is earmarked as Conservation (Agriculture) Use Zone excluding the R3 Zone (Urban Centers) and R4 Zone, are earmarked in the proposed Land Use Plan.
Note: Though the area around the rural settlements (earmarked as R4 Zone) is proposed to be Conservation Zone, a 300 M wide belt outside these rural settlements shall be considered as R4 Zone to cater to the natural expansion of the settlements, except in Bio Conservation Zone and the same shall not be considered to be part of Conservation Zone.
1.1.12. TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION USE ZONE
b) Railways /Railway station
c) Bus Depots, Passenger/Freight Terminals
Transportation: Roads, Railways, Airports : Includes all the major road network are earmarked in the proposed Metropolitan Development Plan and the sites specifically earmarked for related facilities like, roads, railways, airports railway terminus, bus depots, truck terminals, and parking lots and logistics Hubs (Bus Depots and Truck Terminals) and accessory uses/activities.