After Karol Bagh Fire, Delhi Government To Revise Building By-Laws
The Delhi authorities has accredited amendments to its constructing bylaws banning rooftop in addition to basement kitchens and stopping issuance of hearth protection certificates to visitor houses having greater than 4 floors, days after a large blaze at a hotel in Karol Bagh killed 17 human beings.
According to the amendments, the owners of visitor homes will must put up floor plans indicating the use of each floor to the Delhi Fire Services, while making use of for no objection certificates.
An inter-departmental meeting chaired by means of the Urban Development Minister Satyendar Jain, has accredited the amendments in the Delhi Building Bye Laws 2016 with an purpose to install region higher fireplace safety measures in the country wide capital.
Special directives were given regarding the usage of rooftops, basements, passages and exit routes for curtailing the spread of hearth in public buildings via the amendments.
“We have to strictly make sure that no one dies at some stage in such fireplace mishaps in the town,” Mr Jain stated at the same time as speaking approximately the amendments on Friday.
The lethal fire at Hotel Arpit Palace in Karol Bagh on February 12 had killed had killed 17 human beings and injuried three others.
The FIR had said a brief makeshift made of inflammable cloth was erected on the rooftop for the kitchen which become unauthorized similarly the kitchen within the basement become also running illegally.
The authorized amendments to the constructing bye laws say,”No kitchen may be allowed on rooftops or basements. No cooking hobby of any kind may be authorised on rooftop or basement.
“Storage of inflammable material will not be allowed on the rooftops. No transient roofing over the roof or terrace using FRP or any inflammable cloth could be allowed.”