Supreme Court reads down Delhi Fire Service Rules; waives objection to Defence Colony residence of Senior Advocate Vikas Singh

The Court said that the 15-meter restriction would apply to buildings without stilts while buildings with stilts can be as tall as 17.5 meters beyond which it will be categorised as high rise.
Vikas Singh
Vikas Singh

Rule 27 of the Delhi Fire Service Rules 2010, which categorizes any building above 15 meters height as high-rise, was read by the Supreme Court on Thursday to exempt buildings which are upto 17.5 meters tall with stilts.

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