The Regulations applicable for various zones in Goa specifying the maximum ground coverage , F.A.R. and maximum height permitted for a structure.
Zone Max. Coverage Max. F.A.R. % Max. Height
S1 40% 100 15.40 m.
S2 40% 80 11.50 m.
S3 40% 60 07.60 m.
S4 33% 50 07.60 m.
C1 40% 200 24.10 m.
C2 40% 150 16.00 m.
C3 40% 100 11.50 m.
C4 40% 80 10.90 m.
FAR: Floor Area Ratio: The Floor Area Ratio (FAR) or Floor Space Index (FSI) is the ratio of the total floor area of building to the size of the land, or the limit imposed on such a ratio. FAR of 100 means that if the area of the plot is 1000 square meters, then 1000 square meters of gross floor area can be built on the plot. FAR of 200 means that if the area of the plot is 1000 square meters, then 2000 square meters of gross floor area can be built on the plot.
Ground Coverage: This is the total size of land that can be covered. Ground Coverage of 40% means that if the area of the plot is 1000 square meters, then not more than 400 square metres can be built on the ground floor, and 600 square metres has to be open land.