No construction is permitted in the Open Space Buffer (buffer belt of minimum 30 meters around the Full Tank Level of existing water bodies), except for fishing, boating, and picnics along the banks provided that only construction allowed is open to sky jetties for boating, platforms for fishing.
WATER BODIES (RIVERS, NALAS, RESERVOIRS AND KUNTAS)
a) In water body zone no construction is permitted.
b) No building/ development activity shall be allowed in the bed of water bodies like river, or nala,
and in the Full Tank Level (FTL) of any lake, pond, cheruvu or kunta / shikam lands.
c) The above water bodies and courses shall be maintained as recreational/Green buffer zone,
and no building activity other than recreational use shall be carried out within
- 30 meters from the boundary of Lakes of area 10 Ha and above;
- 9 meters from the boundary of lakes of area less than 10 Ha / kuntas / shikam lands
- 9 meters from the boundaries of Canal, Vagu, etc.
- 2 meters from the defined boundary of Nala.
The above shall be in addition to the mandatory setbacks Unless and otherwise stated, the area and the Full Tank Level (FTL) of a lake / kunta shall be reckoned as measured or given in the Survey of India topographical maps/Irrigation Dept/Revenue records.
HIMAYATH SAGAR AFFORESTATION ZONE
Himayath sagar afforestation zone is proposed in HADA Master Plan and Development control regulation is applicable as per HADA Master Plan.