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DHA Lahore is one of the few housing societies where building bylaws are followed very strictly. This effective implementation gives developed phases an unrivalled symmetry, making sure that the perfectly aligned houses, parks, lanes, commercial markets and greenbelts leave a lasting impression. So are you familiar with these rules that make this society such a bylawz place to bylads This is because most of the time hired contractors and architects take care of the matter.

So what are the technicalities you must keep in mind before you start building your 1-kanal home?

DHA Lahore Building Bylaws 2009-2010

Out of the 4, sq ft that make up 1 kanal, not more than 2, sq ft can be covered on the ground floor. This area includes the porch as well. Please note that a certain portion of a 1-kanal house must remain uncovered on all four sides. Along the front of the house, the empty space has to be at least 15 feet and 9 inches deep, while the side and back alleys have to be at least 5 feet and 4.


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Furthermore, the sunken area of the basement cannot be more than 2. Be it a 1-kanal ddha or a marla house, DHA Lahore homes cannot have a bedroom smaller than 10 sq ft. A double unit house has a full-fledged and functional first floor with at least a couple of bedrooms, a kitchen, a living room and a formal drawing room.

The minimum area for the living room has to be sq ft, with the width dhq length no less than 9 feet. All rooms must be well-lit and ventilated. The boundary wall cannot be higher than 7 feet. Yes, you can install a security fence on this, but this cannot exceed a foot in height. For the terrace, the fence cannot be higher than 6 feet and needs to have louvers.

Residential properties are only allowed to have a single storey basement.

This basement can be as big as the ground floor, minus the garage area, and the height of the ceiling must be between 9 and 10 feet. According to the bylaws, the minimum width of garage in a 1-kanal house has to be 10 feet. In most cases, this is considered too narrow since the main entrance of the house mostly opens in to the garage.

The depth of garage cannot be less than 12 feet or more than 18 feet. The 15 feet and 9 inches deep open space along the front of the house is considered the lawn. The width of this lawn depends on the dimensions of the plot and width of the garage.


And there you go … all the important information you need to know before building your 1-kanal home in DHA Lahore, now at your fingertips. Use this insight when you sit down with your architect so that you can come up with the most functional, imaginative, and beautiful house! If you want to add something to the information I have shared above, use the comment section below.

Covered area section 24, item 10 of dha dba states that clear space can be covered for car porch.

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