26 November 2020 09:00 AM

PM continues discussions on general building requirements at city scale

Saturday، 21 November 2020 - 10:54 PM

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli chaired Saturday a virtual meeting with the local development and housing ministers to continue reviewing the general building requirements to be applied at the urban scale.

The governors of Cairo, Giza and Alexandria, the head of the General Authority for Urban Planning, and representatives of the bodies concerned participated in the meeting, which was held via videoconferencing.

The housing minister gave an outline of the proposed city-scale building and planning rules and requirements, including requirements of obtaining new permits for new commercial and administrative activities, restrictions on building height and land use for residential purposes and parking lot design requirements.

Meanwhile, Maj. Gen. Ihab Ebeid, of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority, posted the premier on the implementation status of Prime Minister Decision No. 1905/2020 on constituting a supreme ministerial committee to prepare a study on efficient governance of construction activities through decisive legal measures that help put an end to building violations.

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