Table 3.1 : Guidelines on Usage of Open Space Site

[Simple Table Format]

Pollution Source

Parameter

Buffer Distance

Permitted Uses

Road and Highways Type of Road    
Trunk Road and Primary Distributor

>20m

Active and passive recreation uses

3 - 20m

Passive recreational uses

<3m

Amenity areas
District Distributor

>10m

Active and passive recreational uses

<10m

Passive recreational uses
Local Distributor

>5m

Active and passive recreational uses

<5m

Passive recreational uses
Under Flyovers   Passive recreational uses
Industrial Areas Difference in Height between Industrial Chimney Exit and the Site    

<20m

>200m

Active and passive recreational uses

5 - 200m

Passive recreational uses

20 - 30m (*)

>100m

Active and passive recreational uses

5 - 100m

Passive recreational uses

30m - 40m

>50m

Active and passive recreational uses

5 - 50m

Passive recreational uses

>40m

>10m

Active and passive recreational uses
Construction and earth moving activities

-

<50m

Passive recreational uses

>50m

Active and passive recreational uses



Remarks :

(a)

In situations where the height of chimneys is not known, use the set of guidelines marked with an asterisk for preliminary planning purpose and refine as and when more information is available.

(b)

The buffer distance is the horizontal, shortest distance from the boundary of the industrial lot, the position of existing chimneys or the edge of road kerb, to the boundary of open space sites.

(c)

The guidelines are generally applicable to major industrial areas but NOT individual large industrial establishments which are likely to be significant air pollution sources. Consult EPD when planning open space sites close to such establishments.

(d)

Amenity areas are permitted in any situation.

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