National Reference Manual on Planning & Infrastructure Standards 1986, Chapter 5.3
Ministry of Housing & Works Urban Affairs Division
126.96.36.199 Land use Distribution
The recommended land use distribution for medium sized estates is given in Table 5.6.
TABLE 5.6 : LANDUSE IN INDUSTRIAL ESTATES
Factory Plots Roads Open Spaces Administration & Other Buildings
60 - 65 Up to 20 Up to 20 5 - 10
Source: UNIDO, 1978
Location of industries along the roads should be consistent with Highway Ordinance, according to which it would be unlawful without the consent of the Highway Authority:
to construct or layout any means of access to or from highway: and,
to erect any building upon land within two hundred and twenty feet (67 metres)
from the middle of the highway.
Industrial agglomerations, generate/attract lot of traffic and to separate industrial traffic from the general traffic, it is necessary to provide service roads for industrial estates. It is also desirable that the setback from the existing road should be more than the minimum in the Highway Ordinance (67 metres).
It is proposed that: