Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023

Floor Space Index


Coastal zone management plan for Mumbai city, suburbs gets Centre nod

October 01, 2021 8:10 am

As per the new Coastal Regulatory Zone (CRZ) rules, the restriction on development in creek and bay areas has been reduced from 100 m to 50 m from the high tide line.

Maharashtra govt hikes commercial Floor Space Index in smaller cities

December 05, 2020 9:19 am

FSI is a tool that defines the extent of construction that is permissible on a plot. It is the ratio of the total built-up area to the total plot area.

Mumbai: FSI sops for redevelopment plans

May 09, 2016 2:19 am

The move can provide hope for buildings such as Campa Cola compound in Worli that have built-up space beyond permissible FSI limits, disallowing them to go in for redevelopment.

City Planning - ‘Vertical growth: Do not limit floor space index to limit congestion’

July 11, 2015 12:43 am

Mumbai’s planners first introduced FSI limits in Mumbai in 1964. The limits regulated the amount of floor area that could be built in various zones of the city.

FSI, premium on it hiked in Mumbai suburbs

March 20, 2015 4:29 am

The urban development department notification has increased the 0.33 FSI.

Variable FSI to meet demand-supply mismatch: Kunte

February 21, 2015 9:41 am

For the first time, BMC has introduced the concept of variable FSI, linking it to transit-oriented-development.

State to permit hospitals to go up to 45m, up from current limit of 30m

February 11, 2015 1:01 am

Ministers ask for complete removal of height restriction, CM cites fire-fighting capacity of cities.

Maharashtra govt okays extra FSI, eases land norms to promote industry

December 23, 2014 3:00 am

To promote industries additional FSI from 0.1 to 0.9 will now be sanctioned.

Vertical growth won’t solve city’s housing issue: Praja

November 12, 2014 3:24 am

If FSI raised to 4 (present 1.33), will need 6.4 hectares for other amenities.

The Hard look: Skewed policy, high density have Mumbai creaking

September 24, 2014 12:33 am

It is due to its very inherent scope for manipulations that FSI has become a much maligned acronym in Mumbai.