Zoning Control

Well established existing landed housing estates in Singapore are already safeguarded to protect the character of these private housing estates – see Figure below

(Details on the safeguarded landed housing areas can be found in “The Designated Landed Housing Area Plan” which is available for browsing at the URA Customer Service Centre).

The existing safeguarded landed housing estates comprise:

(a) Good Class Bungalow Areas; (safeguarded since 1980 and only 2 storey detached houses [bungalows] and strata detached houses [strata bungalows] are allowed)

(b) Bungalow areas; (only detached houses [bungalows] and strata detached houses [strata bungalows] are allowed)

(c) Semi-detached housing areas; (detached houses [bungalows], strata detached houses [strata bungalows], strata semi-detached houses and mixed strata detached/semi-detached housing are also allowed) and

(d) Mixed landed housing areas (all landed and strata landed housing types are allowed except for terrace house II which is subject to evaluation).

 

zoning

 

 

Designated Landed Housing Areas Detached (Bungalow) Semi-Detached Terrace House I Terrace House II* Building height
Good Class Bungalow Area Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed 2 Storeys (Maximum)
Bungalow Areas Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed 2 or 3 Storey depending on prescribed height control
Semi Detached Housing Area Allowed Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed 2 or 3 Storey depending on prescribed height control
Mixed Landing Housing Areas Allowed Allowed Allowed Allowed 2 or 3 Storey depending on prescribed height control

(Information extracted from Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA))