Development charge, plinth area & plot ratio Q5


With reference to the Town and Country Planning Act, 1976 (As amended), calculate the Development Charge of the following; you may assume it is located at WP Kuala Lumpur if the question is silent on its location.

(a) Allan proposed to develop a housing scheme of 550 residential units on his 10 acres plot of land. The local plan indicated that the development density in that area is 60 persons per acre. The Development Charge payable is RM6,000 per unit. (10 marks)

(b) Ray proposes to construct a shop-office with a floor area of 560 square metre on his Lot 8888 Mukim Kapar which has a land area of 130 square metres. The plot ratio in the vicinity is 1:2.5 and plinth area of 80%. The Development Charge payable is RM60.00 per square metre. (10 marks)

(c) Chris proposed a development of a petrol station on Lot 666, Mukim Petaling. The category of land use is building and express condition states as residential. The local plan indicates that the lot is zoned for commercial use. The development charge for change of land use is at 30% of the increase in market value. (5 marks)

(25 marks)

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