- Plinth levels of all buildings should be 0.6 m above the drainage/flood submersion levels under the mean annual flood.
- All the buildings should preferably be two or more storeys.
- In single-storey buildings, a stairway must be provided to the roofs which could be used as temporary shelter for which roof should be made of flat type.
- The roof levels of the single-storey buildings and the first floor level in double-storey buildings should be kept above 100-year flood levels.
For more detailed guidelines, follow the Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council