City of Colombo Development Plan
Volume I
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Volume - I
I
Form C
Table of Contents
Introduction

List of Tables

Importance of the Core Area

LIst of Figures

City of Colombo

List of Maps

Floor Space Distribution  
Transport Requrements for Colombo  
Open Space & Recreation Activities  
Infrastructure  
Issues & Constrains  
Potential for Development  
The Core Area Plan and its Relationship with CMR  
City of Colombo Development Plan  
Proposals for Improved Transportation System  
Enviorenmental Criteria  
Infrastructure Criteria  
Institutional Set Up  
 
Part II - Zoning Regulations. City of Colombo 1999
Introduction
Generalized Zoning Regulation for City of Colombo
 
Part III - Development Guide Plan (Speciman) Colombo Fort
Development Guide Plan (Speciman) Colombo Fort
The Colombo Metropolitan Plan in Brief
Summary of the CMR Structure Plan
 
Planning History of CMR
 
References
 

Deatailed Listing of Contents

Introduction Top
    Introduction
Definition of Core Area
Core Area (Option 1) (Map-1)
Vision
Objectives
Strategy
Land Use
Traffic & Transportation
Infrastructure Facilities
Natural Enviorenment
Housing Policy and Policies for other Amenities
Security Operation in the Core Area
Implementation of the Plan
Proposed Zones
Proposed Densities
Institutional Set Up
Proposed Zoning Planes (2010) Core Area (Map- 78K)
Proposed Building Density (2010) Core Area (Map-59KB)
Evaluation Criteria of the Core Area
Financing the Development Plan

Importance of the Core Area Top

City of Colombo Top
    City of Colombo
The Area, Population Density & Growth Rate of Colombo (1871-2010) (Table -1)
Planning Units & Ward Bounsaries - City of Colombo (Map-4)
Population Density by Planning Units of City of Colombo (Table -2)
Population Density by Planning Units of City of Colombo (Figure -1)
Population Density by Planning Units- City of Colombo (1997) (Map-5)
Net Residential Densities by Planning Units of City of Colombo (Table-3)
Net Residential Density by Planning Units of City of Colombo (Figure-2)
Residentioal Densities by Planning Units - City of Colombo (1996) (Map-6)
Land Use Distribution (1977-2010) (Table-4)
Land Use Distribution in City of Colombo (1977-2010) (Figure-3)
City of Colombo - Land Use - 1996 (Map-7)
Percentage Share of Land Use Distribution in City of Colombo. (1977-2010) (Table-5)
Percentage Share of Land Use Distribution in City of Colombo. (1977-2010) (Figure-4)

Floor Space Distribution Top
    Floor Space Distribution Pattern
Floor Space Distribution Pattern by Floors
Floor Space Distribution Pattern by Major Urban Land Users
Floor Space Distribution by Activity (1996-2010) (Table-6)
Floor Space Distribution by Activity in City of Colombo (1996-2010) (Figure-5)
Percentage Share of Floor Space Distribution by Activity in City of Colombo (1996-2010) (Figure-6)
Existing & Projected Floor Space Distribution Patter of City of Colombo (Table-7)
Floor Space Distribution Pattern of City of Colombo by Planning Units (1996-2010) (Figure-7)
Floor Space Development Programme

Transport Requrements for Colombo Top

Open Space & Recreation Activities Top
    Application of Public Outdoor Recreation Space Standards
Existing Public Parks and Playgounds in the CMC Area
Solid Waste Management

Existing Parks & Play Grounds (1996) City of Colombo (Map-8)

Infrastructure Top
    Water
Electricity
Telecomunication
Sewerage
Existing Sewerage System (1998) City of Colombo (Map-9)

Issues & Constrains Top
    Issues & Constrains
Shoercoming of the 1985 Develpment Plan

Land Ownership Problem
Shortage of Buildable Land & Low Density
Transportation
Existing Zoning Plan (1985) City of Colombo (Map-10)
Existing Low Income Settlements (1996) City of Colombo (Map-11)
Existing Building Heights 1996 City of Colombo (Map-12)
Existing Buildign Condition 1996 City of Colombo (Map-13)
Land Values 1998 (Ward Wise) City of Colombo (Map-14)
Water Supply
Sewerage
Drainage
Environment
Institutional Constrains

Potential for Development Top
    Potential for Development
Location of Harbour
National Importance
Geographical Formation
Emplyment Opportunities
Land Availability
Enviorenment

The Core Area Plan and its Relationship with CMR Top
    The Core Area Plan and its Relationship with CMR
Restructuring of Land Use Pattern and Identified Areas for Relocation - in the City of Colombo (Table-8)
Proposed Functions and Activities Encouraged to be Located in the City of Colombo (Table-9)

City of Colombo Development Plan Top
    Zoning Criteria - Proposed Zones
Proposed Zoning Plan (2010) City of Colombo (Map-15)
Density Criteria
The Development Guide Plans (DGP's)
Proposed Building Density (2010) City of Colombo (Map-16)
Cross Section Develpment from Sea Front to Duplication Road (Figure-8)
Criteria for Transportation Development

Proposals for Improved Transportation System Top
    Provision of Fast Moving Public Transport System (FMPTS)
Pettah Transport Centre
Base Line Road Improvement and Extension

Marine Drive
Extension to Duplication Road
Mattakkuliya Bridge
Colombo Katunayake Express Bridge
Bicycle Lanes
Introduction of New Building LInes to Existing Roads

Enviorenmental Criteria Top
    Public Outdoor Recreation Space Proposals
Proposed Road Widths and Street Lines (2010) Core Area (Map 17)
Proposed Building Lines in Colombo - 2010 (Table-10)
Additional (Proposed) PORS in CMC Area (Table)

Infrastructure Criteria Top

Institutional Set Up Top
    Institutional Set Up
Fund of the Authority
Conclusion
Proposed Projects and Action Programmes

Part II - Zoning Regulations. City of Colombo 1999

Introduction Top
    Introduction
Colobmo City

Generalized Zoning Regulation for City of Colombo Top
    Special Primary Residentioal Zone
Primary Residentioal Zone
Mixed Development Zone
Commercial Zone
Port Related Activity Zone
Recreational Zone
Envioronmental Conservation Zone
Concentrated Development Zone
Other Zones

Part III - Development Guide Plan (Speciman) Colombo Fort

Development Guide Plan (Speciman) Colombo Fort Top
    Development Guide Plan (Speciman) Colombo Fort
Guide Lines for Development (Table)
Development Guide Plan - Colombo Fort (Map-17)

The Colombo Metropolitan Plan in Brief Top
    Mission
Objectives
Objevtive 1 - Provide Opportunities for Increased Economic Development..... of the CMR
Objective 2 - Improve Accessibility and Mobility
Objective 3 - Promote Environmentally Sustainable Urban Growth
Objective 4 - Reiforced the Core Functions of the Metropolitan Area
Objective 5 - Increase the Housing Supply
Objective 6 - Formulate an Investment Programme for Funding

Summary of the CMR Structure Plan Top
    Area of the Colombo Metropolitan Region
Major Components of the Colombo Metropoltan Regional Structure Plan (CMRSP)
Issues and Proposals by Sector
Population
Land Use
Environment
Transport Network
Infrastucture Network
Economy and Employment
Health
Education
Housing
Agriculture
Industry
Tourism
Coer Area Development Plan
Proposed Growth Centres
Proposed Implementation Strategy

Background to CMR Structure Plan

Planning History of CMR Top
    Patrick Geddes Plan - 1921
Patrick Abercrombie - 1948
Colombo Master Plan Project (UNDP-1978)
City of Colombo Development Plan - 1985
CMR Structure Plan
     
     

List of Tables
The Area, Population Density & Growth Rate of Colombo (1871-2010)
Population Density by Planning Units of City of Colombo
Net Residential Densities by Planning Units of City of Colombo
Land Use Destribution (1977-2010)
Percentage Share of Land Use Distribution in City of Colombo. (1977-2010)
Floor Space Distribution by Activity (1996-2010)
Existing & Projected Floor Space Distribution Pattern of City of Colombo
Restructuring of Land Use Pattern and Identified Areas for Relocation - in the City of Colombo
Proposed Functions and Activities Encouraged to be Located in the City of Colombo
List of Figures
Figure 1- Population Density by Planning Units of City of Colombo
Net Residential Density by Planning Units of City of Colombo
Land Use Distribution in City of Colombo (1977-2010)
Percentage Share of Land Use Distribution in City of Colombo. (1977-2010)
Floor Space Distribution by Activity in City of Colombo (1996-2010)
Percentage Share of Floor Space Distribution by Activity in City of Colombo (1996-2010)
Floor Space Distribution Pattern of Citu of Colombo by Planning Units (1996-2010)
Cross Section Develpment from Sea Front to Duplication Road
List of Maps

Core Area (Option 1)
Proposed Zoning Planes (2010) Core Area
Planning Units & Ward Bounsaries - City of Colombo
Proposed Building Density (2010) Core Area
Population Density by Planning Units- City of Colombo (1997)
Residentioal Densities by Planning Units - City of Colombo (1996)
City of Colombo - Land Use - 1996
Existing Parks & Play Grounds (1996) City of Colombo
Existing Sewerage System (1998) City of Colombo
Existing Zoning Plan (1985) City of Colombo
Existing Low Income Settlements (1996) City of Colombo
Existing Building Heights 1996 City of Colombo
Existing Buildign Condition 1996 City of Colombo
Land Values 1998 (Ward Wise) City of Colombo
Proposed Zoning Plan (2010) City of Colombo
Proposed Building Density (2010) City of Colombo

Proposed Road Widths and Street Lines (2010) Core Area

 
 

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