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SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT ORDINANCE ON URBAN PLANNING

Article 1 (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 9 Omitted.

Article 1 (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.

Article 1 (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force 30 days after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 5981, Jul. 30, 2015>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.

Article 1 (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.

Article 1 (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 5925, May 14, 2015>

Article 1 (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 5750, Oct. 20, 2014>

Article 1 (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.

Article 1 (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.

Article 1 (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.

Article 1 (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(Tables Omitted.)
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 5098. May 26, 2011>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011>

Article 1 (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.

CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS Article 1 (Purpose) The purpose of this Ordinance is to prescribe matters delegated by the National Land Planning and Utilization Act, the Enforcement Decree thereof, the Enforcement Rules thereof and other related Acts and subordinate statutes as well as those necessary for the enforcement thereof. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>

Article 1 (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)

Article 1 (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.

Article 1 (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.

Article 1 (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.

Article 2 (Transitional Measures Arising out of Change in Floor Area Ratio in Quasi Industrial Area) (1) At the time when this Ordinance enters into force, if application for permission for development acts (including permission, authorization, etc. regarded as permission for development acts; hereafter the same shall apply in this paragraph) is in progress, and if construction or a project is in progress with such permission, the previous provisions shall apply to the said development acts.
(2) At the time when this Ordinance enters into force, if the procedures for application for construction permission (including permission and authorization regarded as construction permission as well as cases in which there is deliberation by the Building Committee for making an application for construction permission or approval for a business plan under relevant Acts and subordinate statutes) or report on construction which has been received, are in progress, and if construction is in progress after it has already been permitted or reported, the previous provisions shall apply to restrictions on the floor area ratios. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4318, Sep. 30, 2005>
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4299, Jul. 21, 2005>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4318, Sep. 30, 2005>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4375, Mar. 16, 2006>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures Arising out of Delegation of Authority) At the time when this Ordinance enters into force, if the procedures for dealing with affairs delegated under the amended provisions of annexed Table 3 are in progress, the previous provisions shall apply only if the head of a Gu requests a decision on the modification of the urban management planning.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4378, May 4, 2006>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4629, May 29, 2008>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

Article 2 (General Transitional Measures) At the time when this Ordinance enters into force, dispositions, procedures or other acts taken under the previous provisions shall be considered to have been taken under this Ordinance.

Article 2 (Applicable Cases) The application of the Article 24 (3) shall begin with the first public announcement of inspection of limitation of permission for development acts conducted after this Ordinance enters into force.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 5951, Jul. 30, 2015>

Article 2 (Applicable Cases concerning Building Coverage Ratio and Floor Area Ratio in Specific-use Areas) The proviso to Article 54 (3) and that to Article 55 (2) shall apply only to a place to which a school was transferred after July 1, 2000.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 5688, Mar. 20, 2014>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 5692, May. 14, 2014>

Article 2 (Transitional Measures) With respect to the restrictions on a food factory in a productive green belt under Article 37 and natural green belt under Article 38, the former provisions shall apply to cases where an application for permission for development acts (including cases where a building permit is deemed constructively granted) has been accepted and where any construction or project is in progress with permission for development acts at the time this Ordinance enters into force.

Article 2 (Transitional Measures) (1) With respect to the restrictions on construction of a boarding place for preparing for national examinations in a Class I general residential area under Article 27 and productive green belt under Article 37 and those on the floor area ratio of such boarding place in a quasi industrial area under Article 55, the former provisions shall apply to cases where an application for permission for development acts (including cases where a building permit is deemed constructively granted) has been accepted and where any construction or project is in progress with permission for development acts at the time this Ordinance enters into force.
(2) With respect to the restrictions on construction of a boarding place for preparing for national examinations in a Class I general residential area under Article 27 and productive green belt under Article 37, the provisions on Korean traditional hotel business in a natural scenery district under Article 39, the restrictions on the floor area ratio of a boarding place for preparing for national examinations in a quasi industrial area under Article 55 and those on relaxation of the floor area ratio of a tourist lodging facility under Article 55 (17), the former provisions shall apply to cases where an application for a building permit (including cases where a building permit is deemed constructively granted or where a case has successfully undergone the deliberation by the competent building committee for filing an application for a building permit or approval of a project plan) or a report on a building project has been accepted and to cases where a building project is in progress with a permit or a report accepted, at the time this Ordinance enters into force.

Article 2 (Fundamental Direction of Urban Planning and Management) The fundamental direction of urban planning and management of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT (hereinafter referred to as "Seoul Government") is to ensure the environment-friendly and sustainable development and management of Seoul as well as the balanced development between regions on the basis of basic principles provided for in Article 3 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act (hereinafter referred to as the "Act"). <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

Article 2 (Transitional Measure concerning Delegation of Authority) Administrative affairs that may be delegated pursuant to the amended provisions of Table 3 annexed hereto but that have been in process before this Ordinance enters into force shall be carried out pursuant to previous provisions.

Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Application of Biotope Area Ratio) (1) Where an application for the permission for development activities (including cases where it is deemed that the permission for development activities are constructively granted) has been filed or a construction work or a project has been in progress with the permission for development activities before this Ordinance enters into force, such a construction work or project shall be governed by previous provisions.
(2) Where an application for a building permit (including cases where it is deemed that a building permit is constructively granted or where a case has successfully undergone the deliberation by the competent building committee for filing an application for a building permit or approval of a project plan) or a report on a building project (limited to those under Article 14 (1) 2 of the Building Act and Article 11 (2) 1, 3, and 4 of the Enforcement Decree of the said Act) has been filed or where a building project is in progress with a permit or a report accepted before this Ordinance enters into force, such a building project shall be governed by previous provisions.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>

Article 2 (Application Examples concerning Urban Environment Maintenance and Improvement Project and District-Unit Planning) With respect to any area for which a master plan for the maintenance and improvement of urban and residential environment (for an urban environment maintenance and improvement project) and the district-unit planning have already been established at the time when this Ordinance enters into force, the previous provisions shall apply if the amended provisions of this Ordinance are more unfavorable to such area.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4751, Mar. 18, 2009>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4766, Apr. 22, 2009>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4833, Jul. 30, 2009>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4861, Sep. 29, 2009>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4878, Nov. 11, 2009>

Article 2 (Transitional Measures following Delegation of Authority) Any affairs delegated under the amended provisions of annexed Table 3, the procedures for handling of which are in progress at the time when this Ordinance enters into force, shall be governed by the previous provisions.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4671, Jul. 30, 2008>

Article 3 (Transitional Measure concerning Criteria for Permission for Collective Housing Projects in Factory Sites within Quasi-Industrial Area) As to an area reflected in the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT "s basic plan for the maintenance and improvement of urban areas and dwelling conditions as a district where non-industrial functions are dominant, as defined in Table 4 annexed to the Enforcement Rule of the Ordinance on Urban Planning, on or before July 30, 2008, provisions in force at the time of reflection may be applied.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4978, Apr. 22, 2010>
(1) (Enforcement Date)
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4991, Jul. 15, 2010>

Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning District-unit Planning and Maintenance and Improvement Zones) This Ordinance shall apply to the permission, authorization, approval, etc. of buildings in a zone determined according to the district-unit planning as well as in a maintenance and improvement zone designated under Article 4 of the Act on the Maintenance and Improvement of Urban Areas and Dwelling Conditions for Residents and which is determined together with a plan for construction therein, at the time when this Ordinance enters into force: Provided, That when the floor area ratio in a quasi residential area among district-unit planning zones is determined to the extent of not more than 500 percent after deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government until June 30, 2003 under the proviso to Article 4 of the Addenda of the Ordinance which is in force before this Ordinance enters into force, such floor area ratio shall apply to those buildings which are permitted, authorized or approved until June 30, 2006. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4198, May 25, 2004; Ordinance No. 4251, Jan. 5, 2005>

Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Building Coverage Ratio and Floor Area Ratio in Specific-use Areas) (1) Notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 54 (2) 2 (a), the former provisions shall apply to the building coverage ratio in a park district with collective facilities determined by park planning pursuant to the Natural Parks Act at the time this Act enters into force.
(2) Notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 55 (6), the former provisions shall apply to the floor area ratio in a park district with villages close together and park district with collective facilities determined by park planning pursuant to the Natural Parks Act at the time this Act enters into force.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 5594, Oct. 4, 2013>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 5647, Jan. 9, 2014>

Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Matters to be Registered in Confirmation for Land Utilization Plan) Matters which fall under each subparagraph of Article 68-2 and which will be determined or publicly announced for enforcement before this Ordinance enters into force shall be registered within six months after this Ordinance enters into force.
Article 4 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 5290, May 22, 2012>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 5376, Nov. 1, 2012>

Article 4 (Establishment of Fundamental Urban Planning) (1) The Mayor shall develop a fundamental urban planning of Seoul for zones which fall within his/her jurisdiction under Article 18 (1) of the Act. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(2) The Mayor may have the heads of Gus submit such draft plans for zones within their jurisdiction as related to the establishment or modification of the fundamental urban planning of Seoul.
(3) The urban management planning and any other planning related to urban development and management developed by the Mayor shall be conformed to the fundamental urban planning of Seoul. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(4) The Mayor may include the existent circumstances of urban ecology in the contents of basic investigation necessary for the establishment of the sustainable fundamental urban planning of Seoul.
(5) When the Mayor develops a fundamental urban planning, he/she shall endeavor to ensure that the planning takes into consideration the positions of various organizations based on the principle of equality of gender, class, race and region. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>

Article 4 (Transitional Measures concerning Minor Modification of District-unit Planning) (1) Matters which are referred to as minor ones in any such urban design provided for in the previous Building Act and any such detailed plan provided for in the previous Urban Planning Act and those minor matters which are referred to in any such district-unit planning provided for in the previous Urban Planning Act or matters which are determined by the general guidelines for operation shall be deemed to be "matters which are determined as minor ones in any such district-unit planning provided for in Article 25 (4) 8 of the Decree.
(2) With respect to any modification of those minor matters of the district-unit planning formulated under the previous provisions at the time when this Ordinance enters into force, which are provided for by this Ordinance, this Ordinance shall apply notwithstanding the procedures for modification which are determined in the said district-unit planning.

Article 5 (Transitional Measures concerning Apartment House Districts) Approval for any project plan, construction permission and so on within the limits of Jamsil district, Banpo district, Hwagok district, Amsa and Myeongil district, and Cheongdam and Dogok district as (modified and) publicly announced in any master plan for the development of an apartment house district before this Ordinance enters into force shall be conformed to the said master plan for the development of an apartment house district under the Housing Construction Promotion Act, notwithstanding the provisions of this Ordinance.

CHAPTER III DRAFTING OF URBAN MANAGEMENT PLANNING Article 6 (Procedures, etc. for Dealing with Written Proposal) (1) Any person who intends to propose the drafting of an urban management planning under Article 26 (1) of the Act shall present the Mayor a written proposal together with such documents falling under the following subparagraphs as prepared pursuant to Article 25 (2) of the Act and Article 18 of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
1. Urban management planning books (planning papers and planning records);
2. Written planning explanations (including the results of basic investigation, the methods of raising financial resources, scenery planning, the results of examining any environmental impact, the results of examining any traffic impact, and the evaluation of land fitness under Article 13 of the Act);
3. Other documents verifying the propriety of any drafting of the urban management planning.
(2) The Mayor who has received a written proposal of the drafting of the urban management planning under paragraph (1) above shall examine the matters that fall under the following subparagraphs: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
1. Whether or not the contents of basic investigation are appropriate;
2. Whether or not there exists any possibility of impairing natural environment and living environment;
3. Whether or not population problems and traffic problems will be aggravated;
4. Whether or not the establishment, maintenance and improvement of urban planning facilities are appropriate;
5. Whether or not the designation of specific-use areas, specific-use districts and specific-use zones is appropriate;
6. Whether or not both the designation of district-unit planning zones and the district-unit planning are appropriate;
7. Whether or not there exists any possibility of impairing the urban ecosystem;
8. Other necessary matters concerning the urban management planning.
(3) With respect to any proposal made by any resident and not accompanied or incompletely accompanied with those documents falling under any subparagraph of paragraph (1), the Mayor may request the resident concerned to supplement that proposal. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

Article 6 (Transitional Measures concerning Natural Scenery Districts) Natural scenery districts which are designated under Article 8 (1) 1 of the previous Ordinance on Urban Planning at the time when this Ordinance enters into force, shall be deemed to be such natural scenery districts as provided for in Article 31 (2) 1 (a) of the Decree.

Article 7 (Transitional Measures concerning Fine Public Squares) Fine public squares which are provided for in Article 2 (2) 4 (b) of the previous Enforcement Decree of the Urban Planning Act at the time when this Ordinance enters into force, shall be designated and publicly announced as such general public squares or fine public squares as provided for in Article 2 (2) 3 of the Decree.

Article 7 (Hearing of Opinions of Residents at the Time of Drafting of Urban Management Planning) (1) If the Mayor intends to hear residents" opinions on the drafting of an urban management planning under Article 28 (3) and (4) of the Act, he/she shall publicly announce the major contents of the draft urban management planning in two or more daily newspapers which are distributed primarily in Seoul and on the home pages on the Internet of a drafting agency and Seoul Government and publish such contents on a bulletin board or in an official gazette to make the said draft urban management planning available to the public for at least 14 days: Provided, That in cases of the drafting of planning for the establishment, maintenance or improvement of infrastructure or planning for urban development or improvement projects, matters concerning hearing of opinions may be notified to the owner of a relevant building or land who is listed in the register (including tenants) by mail, etc. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5098. May 26, 2011; Ordinance No. 5349, Jul. 30, 2012>
(2) Any person, who has an opinion on the details of any such draft urban management planning publicly announced under paragraph (1), may present a written opinion to the Mayor within any inspection period as fixed under the said paragraph. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(3) The Mayor shall examine whether or not to reflect the opinion presented under paragraph (2) in the drafting of the urban management planning within 60 days after the expiration of the inspection period and notify the person who presents that opinion of the results of such examination. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(4) If the Mayor intends to reflect the opinion presented under paragraph (2) in the draft urban management planning, he/she shall, when the contents of such opinion are any modification of matters which do not fall under any subparagraph of Article 25 (3) and (4) of the Decree, publicly re-announce those contents, allow the public to inspect them and hear the opinions of residents thereon. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(5) The provisions of paragraphs (1) through (3) shall apply mutatis mutandis to such re-announcement and re-inspection as provided for in paragraph (4). <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

Article 8 (Transitional Measures following Modification of Standards, etc. for Permission for Development Acts) (1) At the time when this Ordinance enters into force, if any request for permission for development acts (including any such permission, authorization, etc. as legally deemed to be permission for development acts; hereafter the same shall apply in this paragraph) is in progress and if any construction or project is in progress with permission for development acts, the previous relevant provisions shall apply to the said development acts: Provided, That if those previous relevant provisions are more unfavorable than the provisions of this Ordinance, the provisions of this Ordinance shall apply.
(2) At the time when this Ordinance enters into force, if the procedures for application for construction permission (including permission, authorization, etc. regarded as construction permission) or construction report received, are in progress, and if construction is in progress after it has already been permitted or reported, the previous provisions shall apply to restrictions on the construction, building coverage ratio and floor area ratio: Provided, That when the previous provisions are less favorable than the provisions of this Ordinance, the provisions of this Ordinance shall apply.

Article 8-2 (Subdivision of Fine View District) (1) A fine view district may be subdivided and designated as follows by a decision on the urban management planning under Article 31 (3) of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
1. Central fine view district: district with a high degree of land use in which fine views shall be maintained and managed;
2. Historical and cultural fine view district: district in which cultural properties, buildings of high cultural conservation value, etc. are situated and in which their fine views shall be maintained and managed;
3. Fine streetscape district: district in which fine views shall be maintained and managed for the image of Seoul, the ensuring of view of nearby natural scenery, the sense of open street space, etc.;
4. General fine view district: district, other than a central fine view district, a historical and cultural fine view district and a fine streetscape district, in which fine views shall be maintained and managed.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006]

Article 9 (Transitional Measures concerning Matters Delegated to Rules of City) Matters the determination of which is delegated to the Rules of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT by this Ordinance shall, until the said Rules of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT is enacted, be governed by other Rules enacted under the previous provisions, within any such scope not conflicting with this Ordinance.

Article 9 (Designation of Specific-Use Districts) The designation or modification of the following specific-use districts may be decided by an urban management planning under Article 37 (3) of the Act: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5981, Jul. 30, 2015>
1. Cultural districts: those districts which are necessary for the management and protection of historical culture resources and the creation of cultural environment under Article 18 of the Local Culture Development Act;
2 and 3. Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 4751, Mar. 18, 2009>

Article 10 (Relations with Any Other Ordinances) If the previous provisions of this Ordina
nce are cited in any other Ordinances at the time when this Ordinance enters into force, it shall be deemed that this Ordinance or the corresponding provisions of this Ordinance are cited in lieu of those previous provisions when this Ordinance includes such corresponding provisions.

CHAPTER V MANAGEMENT OF URBAN PLANNING FACILITIES Article 10 (Management of Urban Planning Facilities) Each urban planning facility managed by the Seoul Government under Article 43 (3) of the Act shall be managed under the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on PUBLIC PROPERTY AND COMMODITY MANAGEMENT, the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Establishment of Administrative Organs, the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Delegation of Public Affair, the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Management of Roads and Other Essential Public Facilities, the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on URBAN PARKS, and other Ordinances on the management of urban planning facilities of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT . <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011; Ordinance No. 5692, May 14, 2014; Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015>

Article 10 (Amendment to Other Ordinances) (9) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on URBAN PLANNING shall be amended as follows:
In Articles 54 (5) and 55 (3), the words "urban environment maintenance and improvement zones" are substituted for "urban-centered or downtown redevelopment zones", and the words "the master plan for the maintenance and improvement of urban and residential environment" are substituted for "the master plan for the urban-centered or downtown redevelopment";
In Article 3 of the Addenda, the words "Article 4 of the Act on the Maintenance and Improvement of Urban Areas and Dwelling Conditions for Residents" are substituted for "Article 4 of the Urban Redevelopment Act", the words "housing redevelopment zones or urban environment maintenance and improvement zones" are substituted for "redevelopment zones", and the words "urban environment maintenance and improvement zones" are substituted for "urban-centered or downtown redevelopment zones".
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4173, Mar. 5, 2004>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4198, May 25, 2004>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Ordinance No. 4230, Sep. 24, 2004>
This Ordinance shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4251, Jan. 5, 2005>

Article 11 (Amendment to Other Ordinances) (1) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Planting and Management of Roadside Trees shall be amended as follows:
In subparagraph 1 (a) of Article 3, the words "Article 2 of the Enforcement Decree of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "Article 2 of the Enforcement Decree of the Urban Planning Act".
(2) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Collection of Fees for the Occupation, Use and so on of Utility Tunnels shall be amended as follows:
In Article 1, the words "Article 43 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "Article 37 of the Urban Planning Act", and the words "Article 39 of the Enforcement Decree of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "Article 36 of the Enforcement Decree of the said Act".
(3) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Management of Public-owned Property shall be amended as follows:
In Article 18 (1) 2, the words "the urban management planning" are substituted for "the urban planning";
In Article 23 (4) 1, the words "subparagraph 7 of Article 2 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "subparagraph 7 of Article 3 of the Urban Planning Act";
In Article 39 (3) 1, the words "according to the urban management planning" are substituted for "according to the urban planning", and in paragraph (5) 6 of the said Article, the words "the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "the Urban Planning Act".
(4) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Urban Development shall be amended as follows:
In Article 10 (1) 2, the words "subparagraph 7 of Article 2 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "subparagraph 7 of Article 3 of the Urban Planning Act", and the words "Article 47 (2) of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "Article 40 (2) of the Urban Planning Act";
In subparagraph 2 (b) of Article 11 and in subparagraphs 1 (b) and 2 of Article 12, the words "subparagraph 10 of Article 2 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "subparagraph 10 of Article 3 of the Urban Planning Act", respectively.
(5) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on URBAN PARKS shall be amended as follows:
In Article 2 (2), the words "the urban management planning" are substituted for "the urban planning";
In subparagraph 1 of Article 7, the words "Article 99 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "Article 71 of the Urban Planning Act";
In Article 8 (1) 2, the words "Article 6 of the Rules on the Determination, Structure and Standards for Construction of Facilities according to the Urban Planning" are substituted for "Article 6 of the Rules on the Standards for Facilities according to the Urban Planning".
(6) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on URBAN DEVELOPMENT Projects shall be amended as follows:
In subparagraph 2 of Article 4, the words "the urban management planning" are substituted for "the urban planning";
In subparagraph 3 of Article 5, the words "Article 14 of the Rules on the Determination, Structure and Standards for Construction of Facilities according to the Urban Planning" are substituted for "Article 13 of the Rules on the Standards for Facilities according to the Urban Planning";
In Article 7 (1) 3, the words "Article 36 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "Article 17 of the Urban Planning Act", and in paragraph (2) of the said Article, the words "the urban management planning" are substituted for "the urban planning".
(7) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on Urban-centered or Downtown Redevelopment Projects shall be amended as follows:
In subparagraph 5 of Article 3, the words "the urban management planning" are substituted for "the urban planning";
In Article 4 (1) 3, the words "Article 14 of the Rules on the Determination, Structure and Standards for Construction of Facilities according to the Urban Planning" are substituted for "Article 13 of the Rules on the Standards for Facilities according to the Urban Planning";
In Article 5 (2), the words "the urban management planning" are substituted for "the urban planning";
In Article 41 (2) 2, the words "Article 55 (10) of the Ordinance on Urban Planning" are substituted for "Article 56 (6) of the Ordinance on Urban Planning".
(8) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Protection of Cultural Properties shall be amended as follows:
In Article 14-3, the words "Article 8 (1) 2 of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on URBAN PLANNING" are substituted for "Article 8 (1) 3 of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on URBAN PLANNING";
In Article 14-4, the words "Article 31 (2) 4 (a) of the Enforcement Decree of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "Article 30 (2) of the Enforcement Decree of the Urban Planning Act".
(9) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Management and Development of Cultural Districts shall be amended as follows:
In Article 1, the words "Article 37 (3) of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "Article 33 (3) of the Urban Planning Act";
In Article 6, the words "Article 51 (1) of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "Article 42 (1) of the Urban Planning Act".
(10) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on Reduction of or Exemption from City Taxes shall be amended as follows:
In Article 24, the words "subparagraph 7 of Article 2 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "subparagraph 7 of Article 3 of the Urban Planning Act", and the words "Article 32 of the said Act" are substituted for "Article 26 of the said Act";
In Article 26, the words "subparagraph 3 (d) of Article 30 of the Enforcement Decree of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "Article 29 of the Enforcement Decree of the Urban Planning Act".
(11) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on TAXES shall be amended as follows:
In Article 53, the words "the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "the Urban Planning Act".
(12) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Establishment of the Master Plan for the Development of Apartment House Districts shall be amended as follows:
In Article 5 (3), the words "Article 32 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "Article 26 of the Urban Planning Act";
In Article 10 (1), the words "the urban management planning" are substituted for "the urban planning";
In Article 11, the words "the Rules on the Determination, Structure and Standards for Construction of Facilities according to the Urban Planning" are substituted for "the Rules on the Standards for Facilities according to the Urban Planning".
(13) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Conduct of Residential Environment Improvement Projects shall be amended as follows:
In Article 5 (2), the words "the urban management planning" are substituted for "the urban planning";
In Article 6 (1), the words "subparagraph 6 of Article 2 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "subparagraph 6 of Article 3 of the Urban Planning Act";
In Article 18, the words "the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "the Urban Planning Act";
In Article 20, the words "the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "the Urban Planning Act";
In Article 26, the words "Article 9 through Article 21 of the Rules on the Determination, Structure and Standards for Construction of Facilities according to the Urban Planning" are substituted for "Article 9 through Article 23 of the Rules on the Standards for Facilities according to the Urban Planning".
(14) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Standards for the Indemnification for the Use of Underground Parts of Land shall be amended as follows:
In subparagraph 3 of Article 5, the words "the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "the Urban Planning Act".
(15) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Establishment of Administrative Organs shall be amended as follows:
In Article 17 (1) 3, the words "the urban management planning" are substituted for "the urban planning".
(16) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Assessment of Impacts of Works on the Environment, Traffic and Natural Disaster shall be amended as follows:
In Article 4 (2), the words "the National Land Planning and Utilization Act" are substituted for "the Urban Planning Act".
(17) Part of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on BUILDING shall be amended as follows:
In Article 20 (1) 5, the words "Article 54 (3) of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on URBAN PLANNING" are substituted for "Article 55 (2) of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on URBAN PLANNING";
Subparagraphs 2 through 4 of Article 24 are deleted.
ADDENDA <Ordinance No. 4167, Dec. 30, 2003>

Article 12 (Organization, Operation, etc. of Utility Tunnel Council) The SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Management of Roads and Other Essential Public Facilities shall apply to matters necessary for the organization, operation, etc. of a utility tunnel council referred to in Article 39-2 (6) of the Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011]

Article 13 (Redemption Period and Interest Rate of Urban Planning Facility Bonds) Article 4 of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Urban Railroad Bond shall apply mutatis mutandis to detailed matters concerning the redemption period and interest rate of the urban planning facility bonds to any such extent provided for in Article 47 (3) of the Act. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015>

Article 14 (Decision on Purchase of Sites for Urban Planning Facilities and so on) (1) The decision and notification of whether or not to purchase any land the purchase of which is requested under Article 47 of the Act and the procedures for that purchase shall be carried out by a person who is to establish and manage the relevant urban planning facilities under Articles 10 and 68 of this Ordinance. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(2) The procedures for a request for the purchase of urban planning facilities the establisher or manager of which is not obvious or which are not managed by the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT and the project operator of which is not determined, shall be carried out by a person who deals with the affairs (referring to dealing with affairs with any main purpose) of authorization, permission, approval or report of the said urban planning facilities under Articles 10 and 68. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

Article 15 (Extent of Permission for Buildings, etc. which may be Constructed within Land Incapable of being Purchased) (1) Buildings which may be constructed on any land falling under any subparagraph of Article 47 (7) of the Act under the proviso to Article 41 (5) of the Decree shall mean those which are prescribed in any of the following subparagraphs and which meet the standards for construction according to the relevant specific-use area, specific-use district or specific-use zone: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan, 2010; Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>
1. Three-storied or lower detached houses (limited to those the total floor space of which is not more than 300 square meters) provided for in subparagraph 1 (a) of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
2. Class I neighboring living facilities with three or less floors provided for in subparagraph 3 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (limited to those which are not subject to the sale in lots and the total floor space of which is not more than 1,000 square meters).
3. Class II neighboring living facilities (excluding items (o), (q), (r) of the same subparagraph) under subparagraph 4 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act with three or less floors (limited to those not for sale in lots, the total floor space of which is not more than 1,000 square meters). <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(2) Structures which may be constructed on any land falling under any subparagraph of Article 47 (7) of the Act pursuant to the proviso to Article 41 (5) of the Decree shall be limited to structures the height of which does not exceed ten meters. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

CHAPTER VI DISTRICT-UNIT PLANNING Article 16 (Areas Subject to Designation of District-Unit Planning Zones) (1) The Mayor may designate any of the following areas as a district-unit planning zone pursuant to Article 43 (4) 8 of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011; Ordinance No. 5376, Nov. 1, 2012>
1. An area in which it is necessary for public facilities and urban environment to be maintained and improved;
2. An area in which it is necessary for the use, building coverage ratio, floor area ratio, height, etc. of a building to be managed according to plans in order to enhance urban fine view as well as to create satisfactory environment;
3. An area in which it is necessary for the peculiarity and vitalization of the area to be promoted by introducing cultural function and venture industry;
4. An area in a quasi industrial area in which residences, factories and so on are mixed and located and in which it is necessary for the environment to be maintained and improved according to plans;
5. An area in which detached houses and other low-rise houses are densely aggregated and the planned maintenance or improvement of which is required;
6. An area in which any planned development and public financial assistance are required in order to attain the purpose of balanced regional development and so on;
7. An area in which any private capital-invested railroad station building is to be constructed;
8. An area in which it is necessary to realize strategic development with public character.
(2) If a land owner intends to construct a collective housing (limited to an apartment house) in any area falling under any subparagraph of paragraph (1) or any subparagraph of Article 43 (4) of the Decree, the Mayor shall designate the prearranged site for the construction of the said houses as a district-unit planning zone, when the scale and so on of the collective housing correspond to any such scope or area as prescribed by the rule of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT : Provided, That this shall not apply if any plan for land utilization and construction in the said area is established under any other Acts. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5376, Nov. 1, 2012>
(3) Similar facilities referred to in Article 43 (2) 2 of the Decree mean parking lots, automobile stopping places, driving schools for automobiles and construction machinery, distribution business facilities, facilities for supplying electricity, gas and heat, broadcasting communication facilities, cultural facilities, sports facilities, research facilities, social welfare facilities, general medical facilities, and waste treatment facilities. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5376, Nov. 1, 2012>

Article 17 (Request for Advice to Urban Planning Committee) (1) If the Mayor intends to designate a district-unit planning zone, he/she may request the Urban Planning Committee of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT (hereinafter referred to as the "Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government") established under Article 113 of the Act to give advice on whether or not such designation is appropriate before he/she hears opinions of residents under Article 28 of the Act. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(2) If the Mayor intends to request the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government to give advice under paragraph (1), he/she shall submit the results of basic investigation for the designation of zones and approximate plans for the designation of zones to the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

Article 18 (Dealing with Minor Matters of District-unit Planning, etc.) (1) If the Mayor modifies a district-unit planning which falls under any subparagraph of Article 25 (4) of the Decree, he/she may, in accordance with the latter part other than each subparagraph of Article 25 (4) of the Decree, do so without referring such modification to the Joint Committee (hereinafter referred to as the "Joint Committee") established under Article 25 (2) of the Decree for deliberation. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4251, Jan. 5, 2005; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015>
(2) In modifying any minor matter falling under any subparagraph of Article 25 (4) of the Decree, the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government or a Gu concerned or the Joint Committee may resolve on such modification accompanied with any condition within the scope not contrary to the purpose of the establishment of the relevant district-unit planning if the modification is dealt with after deliberation of the said Committee. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

Article 19 (Standards for Establishment of District-unit Planning, etc.) (1) Matters concerning the establishment, operation, etc. of the district-unit planning with respect to a district-unit planning zone designated under Article 51 of the Act and Article 43 of the Decree or Article 16 of this Ordinance, shall be provided for by rule of the Seoul Government. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(2) The term "infrastructure" provided for by this Ordinance under Article 46 (1) of the Decree means any public office building, cultural facility, sports facility, library, research facility, social welfare facility, public vocational training facility, youth training facility, general medical facility or waste disposal facility referred to in Article 2 (1) of the Decree. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

Article 19-2 (Method for Calculating Installation Costs of Public Facilities and Site Value) (1) The method for calculating the costs incurred in installing public facilities, etc. and the site value shall be as follows:
1. The costs incurred in installing public facilities, etc. shall be calculated in consideration of labor costs, material costs and other expenses incurred in installing such facilities;
2. The site value shall be calculated, in consideration of actual trade prices of adjacent areas, etc. based on officially assessed individual land prices: Provided, That in cases where appraisal of a relevant site is conducted, the site value may be calculated based on such appraisal.
(2) Matters necessary for enforcement, such as the calculation method referred to in paragraph (1), shall be determined separately by the rule of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT .
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011]

Article 19-3 (Establishment of District-unit Planning for Large Facility-Transferred Place, etc.) (1) An area with poor infrastructure in the competent Si/Gun/Gu referred to in Article 42-2 (2) 13 and 14 of the Decree means any of the following:
1. A scenery district, fine view district, conservation district, settlement district and development promotion district among specific-use districts or a development-restricted zone and city natural park zone among specific-use zones;
2. A district-unit planning zone, a maintenance and improvement zone under the Act on the Maintenance and Improvement of Urban Areas and Dwelling Conditions for Residents, and a readjustment promotion zone under the Special Act on the Promotion of Urban Renewal;
3. An area with insufficient infrastructure support for which is deemed necessary by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government, from among areas which do not fall under subparagraph 1 or 2.
(2) The details of the installation of infrastructure, a method of the computation of expenses incurred in installing infrastructure and specific standards for operation under Article 42-2 (2) 15 of the Decree shall be as follows:
1. Specific development plans following modifications to the urban management planning, the installation and provision of infrastructure thereunder or the provision of expenses incurred in installing infrastructure (hereinafter referred to as "public contribution") shall be determined based on consultations, only after prior consultation is made with a person who has the right to decide the urban management planning and after such consultation is recognized;
2. The details of public contribution shall be determined within the scope of increases in the land value appraised before and after modifications are made to the urban management planning;
3. Article 19-2 (Method for Calculating Installation Costs of Public Facilities and Site Value) shall apply to the computation of expenses incurred in installing infrastructure, among the details of public contribution;
4. Matters necessary for enforcement, such as prior consultation referred to in subparagraph 1 and the details of public contribution referred to in subparagraph 2, may be separately determined by the Mayor.
(3) The Mayor may establish funds to efficiently manage the installation expenses for infrastructure under Article 42-2 (2) 13 of the Decree, and such funds shall be used for the following purposes:
1. Working expenses for installing infrastructure in an area with poor infrastructure;
2. Expenses for management of administrative affairs and other incidental expenses incurred in carrying out infrastructure business;
3. Expenditures necessary for operating and managing the funds;
4. Other purposes prescribed by ordinances on funds.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5376, Nov. 1, 2012]

Article 19-4 (Management, etc. of Returned Money) (1) Matters relating to the returned money referred to in Article 46 (2) of the Decree shall apply only to an area in a new town development district and a balanced development promotion district (hereinafter referred to as a "balanced development district") referred to in the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Support for Balanced Regional Development and a district-unit planning zone with respect to which the district-unit planning is established. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5376, Nov. 1, 2012>
(2) The return period of returned money shall be ten years following the receipt of a compensation and the returned money shall be paid until the building permission (including legal fiction thereof under other Acts) is granted. In such cases, the partial return of the returned money shall not be permitted.
(3) The returned money shall be used for securing infrastructure and shall be managed separately.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4251, Jan. 5, 2005]

CHAPTER VII PERMISSION FOR DEVELOPMENT ACTS Article 20 (Minor Development Acts Not Subject to Obtaining Permission) Any minor development act exempted from obtainment of permission under the proviso to Article 53 of the Decree shall be as follows: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
1. An act of installing any structure the weight of which is not more than 30 tons, the bulk of which is not more than 30 cubic meters and the horizontal projection area of which is not more than 15 square meters;
2. An act of gathering any soil or stones the bulk of which is not more than 30 cubic meters from the land the gathering area of which is not more than 15 square meters;
3. An act of piling up the goods on the land the area of which is not more than 15 square meters to such an extent that the gross weight is not more than 30 tons and the gross bulk is not more than 30 cubic meters.

Article 21 (Procedures for Permission for Development Acts, etc.) (1) In granting permission for development acts under Article 57 (4) of the Act, the Mayor shall examine the following matters and may impose conditions, if necessary: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
1. Whether or not the said development acts are appropriate for the public interest;
2. Whether or not the said development acts protect the interested persons;
3. Whether or not the said development acts impair the environment, scenery, traffic, fine view and so on of adjacent areas;
4. Whether or not the said development acts have the historical, cultural and folk value and are able to conserve that value;
5. Whether or not measures such as landscaping, disaster prevention and so on are necessary;
6. Whether or not to ensure such public facilities as provided for in other related Acts and subordinate statutes.
(2) The Mayor may permit acts of altering the shape and quality of any land, acts of gathering any soil or stones and acts of piling up the goods on the land the area of which for piling up those goods is at least 1,000 square meters, only if the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government deliberates thereon.
(3) With respect to permission for a development act exceeding the scope of development acts for each specific-use area, the relevant development act shall undergo deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government, if such act falls under any item of Article 55 (3) 3-2 of the Decree, while the head of an autonomous Gu may consult with the urban planning committee established under the relevant autonomous Gu before he/she requests deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5647, Jan. 9, 2014>

Article 22 (Performance Security, etc.) (1) Public organizations which may be exempted from the deposit of any performance security under Article 60 (1) 3 of the Act shall be local public corporations and local public authorities established by the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT or autonomous Gus under the Local Public Enterprises Act. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(2) The amount of any performance security shall be an amount equivalent to 20 percent of the total expenses incurred in respect of development acts in accordance with Article 59 (2) of the Decree <Amended by Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(3) Any performance security referred to in paragraph (2) may be deposited in cash under the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Rules on Finance and Accounting or may be substituted by a written security, etc. referred to in any subparagraph of Article 37 (2) of the Enforcement Decree of the Act on Contracts to which the State is a Party. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(4) If a person who obtains permission for development acts (hereinafter referred to as the "permittee") fails to implement the relevant construction within the permission period after the commencement of such construction or to take measures, etc. to prevent any disaster, the Mayor shall require the permittee to take other measures including such implementation.
(5) If the permittee fails to take measures provided for in paragraph (4), the Mayor may take such measures through vicarious administrative execution under the Administrative Vicarious Execution Act by means of any deposited performance security in order to prevent any disaster due to the suspension, etc. of construction works. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>

Article 23 Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006>

Article 24 (Standards for Permission for Development Acts, etc.) The standards for permission for development acts and so on shall be as set forth in annexed Table 1-2 of this Ordinance in accordance with annexed Table 1-2 of the Decree. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011>

Article 24-2 (Allotment of Infrastructure, etc.) The application of the infrastructure linkage system to grant permission to perform development acts to such an extent as the capacity of infrastructure permits shall be provided for by rule of the Seoul Government, subject to relevant Acts and subordinate statutes.

Article 24-3 (Hearing of Residents’ Opinions in Limiting Permissions for Development Acts) (1) If the Mayor intends to limit permission for development acts pursuant to Article 63 of the Act, he/she shall hear opinions of residents pursuant to Article 8 of the Framework Act on the Regulation of Land Use.
(2) For hearing of opinions of residents, the Mayor may inform the owner of a relevant building or land who is listed in the register (including tenants) of the matters regarding hearing of opinions, simultaneously with the public announcement of inspection of limitation of permission for development acts, by sending mail, etc. (including electronic mail) or installing a banner or other methods.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5925, May 14, 2015]

SECTION 1 RESTRICTIONS ON ACTS IN SPECIFIC-USE AREAS Article 25 (Buildings which may be Constructed in Class I Exclusive Residential Areas) Buildings set out in each item of subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 2 of the Decree and those set out in subparagraph 2 of that Table, falling under the following subparagraphs, may be constructed in a Class I exclusive residential area: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan, 7>
1. A multi-family house among detached houses set out in subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
2. A multiplex house in which 19 households or less reside, among collective housing set out in subparagraph 2 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
3. A substation, a water raising plant, a filtration plant, a shelter, a public rest room and any other similitude the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 1,000 meters, among Class I neighboring living facilities set out in subparagraph 3 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
4. A religious assembly place (limited to that in which there are neither bell ringing facilities nor outdoor microphonic apparatuses) among Class II neighboring living facilities set out in subparagraph 4 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
5. An exhibition hall (museum, art gallery and memorial hall) the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 1,000 meters, among culture and assembly facilities set out in subparagraph 5 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
6. A religious assembly place (limited to that which does not fall under Class II neighboring living facilities and in which there are neither bell ringing facilities nor outdoor microphonic apparatuses) the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 1,000 square meters, among religious facilities set out in subparagraph 6 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
7. A kindergarten or an elementary school among research and education facilities set out in subparagraph 10 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
8. A building falling under any of the following items among facilities for children and aged persons set out in subparagraph 11 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A facility related to children;
(b) A facility for welfare of the aged;
9. A parking lot (limited to that constructed on a site abutting on any such road at least 12 meters in width) among facilities related to automobiles set out in subparagraph 20 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.

Article 26 (Buildings which may be Constructed in Class II Exclusive Residential Areas) Buildings set out in each item of subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 3 of the Decree and those set out in subparagraph 2 of that Table, falling under the following subparagraphs, may be constructed in a Class II exclusive residential area: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
1. A religious assembly place (limited to that in which there are neither bell ringing facilities nor outdoor microphonic apparatuses) among Class II neighboring living facilities set out in subparagraph 4 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
2. An exhibition hall (museum, art gallery and memorial hall) the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 1,000 square meters, among culture and assembly facilities set out in subparagraph 5 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
3. A religious assembly place (limited to that which does not fall under Class II neighboring living facilities and in which there are neither bell ringing facilities nor outdoor microphonic apparatuses) the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 1,000 square meters, among religious facilities set out in subparagraph 6 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
4. An elementary school, a secondary school and a high school among research and education facilities set out in subparagraph 10 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
5. A building falling under any of the following items among facilities for children and aged persons set out in subparagraph 11 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A facility related to children;
(b) A facility for welfare of the aged;
6. A parking lot (limited to that constructed on a site abutting on any such road at least 12 meters in width) among facilities related to automobiles set out in subparagraph 20 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.

Article 27 (Buildings which may be Constructed in Class I General Residential Areas) Buildings set out in each item of subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 4 of the Decree and those set out in subparagraph 2 of that Table, falling under the following subparagraphs, may be constructed in a Class I general residential area: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011; Ordinance No. 5349, Jul. 30, 2012>
1. A Class II neighboring living facility set out in subparagraph 4 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding such living facilities the total floor space of which used therefor is at least 1,000 square meters, karaoke bars, massage parlors and boarding places for preparing for national examinations); 2. An exhibition hall, a zoological garden and a botanical garden (limited to those built on a site abutting on a road not less than 12 meters wide and along the road by not less than 12 meters), among culture and assembly facilities set out in subparagraph 5 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to an exhibition hall, a gallery, or a memorial, if its total floor area used for its principal purpose of business is less than 1,000 square meters);
3. A religious assembly place which does not fall under Class II neighboring living facilities, among religious facilities set out in subparagraph 6 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
4. A charnel house constructed in a religious assembly place (limited to that in which 750 or less ashes repose), among religious facilities set out in subparagraph 6 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
5. A research and education facility set out in subparagraph 10 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding an educational institute);
6. A youth hostel (limited to that constructed on a site abutting, to the extent of 20 or more meters, on any such road not less than 15 meters in width) among training facilities set out in subparagraph 12 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
7. A sports facility set out in subparagraph 13 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a golf practice range in which an outdoor steel tower is installed, and limited to sports facilities constructed on a site abutting, to the extent of 12 or more meters, on any such road not less than 12 meters in width);
8. A parking lot among facilities related to automobiles set out in subparagraph 20 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
9. A power plant (limited to a power plant using solar energy, fuel cells, geothermal energy or hydrogen energy referred to in subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Act on the Promotion of the Development, Use and Diffusion of New and Renewable Energy) among power facilities set out in subparagraph 25 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.

Article 28 (Buildings which may be Constructed in Class II General Residential Areas) (1) The number of floors of a building which may be constructed in a Class II general residential area under subparagraphs 1 and 2 of annexed Table 5 of the Decree shall be as follows: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4375, Mar. 16, 2006; Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5290, May 22, 2012; Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015>
1. The number of floors of a building in an area in which buildings with five or less floors are densely aggregated and which the Mayor designates and publicly announces after deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government for the purpose of preventing the impairment of the urban scenery due to any rapid and sudden change in a skyline shall be not more than seven: Provided, That the number of floors of the building may be relaxed after deliberation by the relevant committee, in any of the following cases:
(a) A traditional market subject to approval for a plan for the implementation of market maintenance and improvement projects under Article 37 of the Special Act on Promotion of Traditional Markets and Shopping Districts: not more than 15 floors;
(b) An apartment house set out in subparagraph 2 (a) of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (hereinafter referred to as the "specially managed apartment house"), among specially managed facilities referred to in Article 27 of the Framework Act on the Management of Disasters and Safety: not more than 10 floors;
(c) Where an apartment building under subparagraph 2 (a) of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act is to be built: not more than 7 floors on average: Provided, That the average number of floors of such an apartment shall be not exceed 13, if part of a site prearranged for a project is donated as a site for a public facility;
2. Where an apartment house referred to in subparagraph 2 (a) of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act is to be built in an area other than that referred to in subparagraph 1, the number of floors of such an apartment may be determined separately through deliberation by the relevant committee in order to manage sceneries or protect the residential environment. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4375, Mar. 16, 2006; Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011; Ordinance No. 5290, May 22, 2012>
3 and 4 Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 5290, May 22, 2012>
(a) and (b) Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(2) The term "average number of floors" used in paragraph (1) 1 means the number of floors obtained by dividing the total ground floor space of an apartment house by a standard area provided for by rule of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT . <Amended by Ordinance No. 4375, Mar. 16, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5376, Nov. 1, 2012>
(3) Buildings set out in each item of subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 5 of the Decree and those set out in subparagraph 2 of that Table, falling under the following subparagraphs, may be constructed in a Class II general residential area: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4833, Jul. 30, 2009; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011; Ordinance No. 5349, Jul. 30, 2012>
1. A Class II neighboring living facility set out in subparagraph 4 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a karaoke bar and a massage parlor);
2. A building falling under any of the following items among culture and assembly facilities set out in subparagraph 5 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A performing place and an assembly place (excluding an off-track horse-race ticket office and a telephone horse-race betting office, and limited to those the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 2,000 square meters: Provided, That in cases where a district-unit planning is established therefor, the limits may be relaxed by such district-unit planning);
(b) An exhibition hall, a zoological garden and a botanical garden (limited to that the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 2,000 square meters, if they are constructed on a site abutting on any such road less than 12 meters in width);
3. A building falling under any of the following items among sales facilities set out in subparagraph 7 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A retail market or a store the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 2,000 square meters (limited to that constructed on a site abutting on any such road not less than 20 meters in width);
(b) A reconstructed wholesale market or retail market the total floor space of which is not more than three times that used for the previous relevant purpose or the site area of which is not more than two times that used therefor;
4. A hospital among medical facilities set out in subparagraph 9 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
5. A research and education facility set out in subparagraph 10 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
6. A training facility set out in subparagraph 12 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (limited to youth hostels constructed on a site abutting, to the extent of 20 or more meters, on any such road not less than 15 meters in width, in cases thereof);
7. A sports facility set out in subparagraph 13 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (limited to that the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 2,000 square meters, in cases of construction on a site abutting on any such road less than 12 meters in width);
8. A public service facility, a financial establishment and any other offices the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 3,000 square meters, among service facilities set out in subparagraph 14 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
9. A warehouse facility set out in subparagraph 18 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a logistics terminal or a facility for collection and delivery), the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 1,000 square meters;
10. A building falling under any of the following items among hazardous substance storage and treatment facilities set out in subparagraph 19 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A filling station, a petroleum store and a liquefied gas store;
(b) A facility for the supply of fuel to low-pollution automobiles under the Clean Air Conservation Act;
(c) A liquefied petroleum gas station and a high-pressure gas station or storehouse constructed in the place of an urban bus garage;
(d) A paint and varnish store;
11. A building falling under any of the following items among such facilities related to automobiles as are set out in subparagraph 20 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A parking lot;
(b) A car wash;
(c) A building constructed on the following among garages provided for in the Passenger Transport Service Act or the Trucking Transport Business Act:
a. A site abutting on any such road not less than 12 meters (six meters, in cases of a garage for general taxi transport business or vehicle rental business, and eight meters, in cases of a garage for village bus transport business) in width;
b. A site located in any zone in which it is deemed that it is not likely to impair the residential environment and which the head of a Gu designates and publicly announces after residents make an inspection thereof and the Urban Planning Committee of the Gu deliberates thereon, taking into account the location, entrance, traffic volume of adjacent areas, regional conditions, etc.;
12. A building falling under any of the following items among such facilities related to animals and plants as are set out in subparagraph 21 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A facility for the growth of crops;
(b) A seed cultivation facility;
(c) A flower and potted tree greenhouse;
(d) A facility related to plants and similar to any facility falling under any of items (a) through (c) (excluding a zoological garden and a botanical garden);
13. A correctional facility or a defense or military facility under subparagraph 23 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
14. A broadcasting and communications facility set out in subparagraph 24 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
15. A power plant (limited to a power plant using solar energy, fuel cells, geothermal energy or hydrogen energy referred to in subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Act on the Promotion of the Development, Use and Diffusion of New and Renewable Energy and a cogeneration plant for district heating) among power facilities set out in subparagraph 25 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.

Article 29 (Buildings which may be Constructed in Class III General Residential Areas) Buildings set out in each item of subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 6 of the Decree and those set out in subparagraph 2 of that Table, falling under the following subparagraphs, may be constructed in a Class III general residential area: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4833, Jul. 30, 2009; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011; Ordinance No. 5349, Jul. 30, 2012; Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>
1. A Class II neighboring living facility set out in subparagraph 4 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a karaoke bar and a massage parlor);
2. A building falling under any of the following items among culture and assembly facilities set out in subparagraph 5 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A performing place and an assembly place (excluding an off-track horse-race ticket office and a telephone horse-race betting office, and limited to those the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 3,000 square meters: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to a building for any purpose of use other than a wedding hall if the building is to be built on a site abutting on a road at least 20 meters in width.
(b) An exhibition hall, a zoological garden and a botanical garden (limited to those the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 3,000 square meters, if they are constructed on a site abutting on any such road less than 12 meters in width);
3. A building falling under any of the following items among sales facilities set out in subparagraph 7 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A retail market and a store the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 2,000 square meters (limited to those constructed on a site abutting on any such road not less than 20 meters in width);
(b) A reconstructed wholesale market or retail market the total floor space of which is not more than four times that used for the previous relevant purpose or the site area of which is not more than two times that used therefor;
4. A hospital among medical facilities set out in subparagraph 9 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
5. A research and education facility set out in subparagraph 10 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
6. A training facility set out in subparagraph 12 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (limited to youth hostels constructed on a site abutting, to the extent of 20 or more meters, on any such road not less than 15 meters in width, in cases thereof);
7. A sports facility set out in subparagraph 13 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (limited to sports facilities the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 3,000 square meters, in cases of construction on a site abutting on any such road less than 12 meters in width);
8. A service facility set out in subparagraph 14 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 3,000 square meters (limited to a residential office constructed on a site abutting on any such road not less than 20 meters in width, in cases thereof);
9. A knowledge industry center (limited to that in a zone which the Mayor deems necessary and designates and publicly announces) or a factory for the printing business, record media reproduction business, sewing business (including the clothing braiding business), computer and relevant apparatuses manufacture business, computer-related electronic product assemblage business or bean curd manufacture business which does not fall under any of the following items, among factories set out in subparagraph 17 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (limited to that constructed on a site abutting on any such road not less than eight meters in width):
(a) That which emits specified substances affecting air as provided for in subparagraph 9 of Article 2 of the Clean Air Conservation Act;
(b) That which falls under an air pollutant emission facility provided for in subparagraph 11 of Article 2 of the Clean Air Conservation Act and which falls under any of Class I through Class IV business places set out in annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the said Act;
(c) That which emits specified substances affecting water quality as provided for in subparagraph 8 of Article 2 of the Water Quality and Ecosystem Conservation Act: Provided, That the operation with the permission to establish a waste water non-discharge facility under Article 34 of that Act shall be excluded;
(d) A wastewater-discharging facility under subparagraph 10 of Article 2 of the Water Quality and Ecosystem Conservation Act, which falls under any of Class I through Class IV business establishments under annexed Table 13 of the Enforcement Decree of the said Act; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(e) That which emits designated wastes provided for in subparagraph 4 of Article 2 of the Wastes Control Act;
(f) That which emits such noises or vibrations not less than two times the permissible emission standards provided for in Article 7 of the Noise and Vibration Control Act;
10. A warehouse under subparagraph 18 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a logistics terminal or a facility for collection and delivery), if its total floor area used for its principal purpose of business is less than 2,000 square meters;
11. A building falling under any of the following items among hazardous substance storage and treatment facilities set out in subparagraph 19 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A filling station, a petroleum store and a liquefied gas store;
(b) A facility for the supply of fuel to low-pollution automobiles under the Clean Air Conservation Act;
(c) A liquefied petroleum gas station and a high-pressure gas station or storehouse constructed in the place of an urban bus garage;
(d) A paint and varnish store;
12. A building falling under any of the following items among such facilities related to automobiles as are set out in subparagraph 20 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A parking lot;
(b) A car wash;
(c) A building constructed on the following among garages provided for in the Passenger Transport Service Act or the Trucking Transport Business Act:
a. A site abutting on any such road not less than 12 meters (six meters, in cases of a garage for general taxi transport business or vehicle rental business, and eight meters, in cases of a garage for village bus transport business) in width;
b. A site located in any zone in which it is deemed that it is not likely to impair the residential environment and which the head of a Gu designates and publicly announces after residents make an inspection thereof and the Urban Planning Committee of the Gu deliberates thereon, taking into account the location, entrance, traffic volume of adjacent areas, regional conditions, etc.;
13. A building falling under any of the following items among such facilities related to animals and plants as are set out in subparagraph 21 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A facility for the growth of crops;
(b) A seed cultivation facility;
(c) A flower and potted tree greenhouse;
(d) A facility related to plants and similar to any facility falling under any of items (a) through (c) (excluding a zoological garden and a botanical garden);
14. A building falling under any of the following items among correctional and military facilities set out in subparagraph 23 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A correctional facility, a protective probation facility, a rehabilitation and protection facility, or any other facility used for the rehabilitation, care, education, health of criminals (limited to zones deemed unlikely to cause damage to residential environments, which are designated and publicly announced by the competent head of Gu through deliberation by the Gu Urban Planning Committee);
(b) A defense or military facility;
15. A broadcasting and communications facility set out in subparagraph 24 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
16. A power plant (limited to a power plant using solar energy, fuel cells, geothermal energy or hydrogen energy referred to in subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Act on the Promotion of the Development, Use and Diffusion of New and Renewable Energy and a cogeneration plant for district heating) among power facilities set out in subparagraph 25 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.

Article 30 (Buildings which Shall Not Be Constructed in Quasi Residential Areas) No buildings set out in each item of subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 7 of the Decree and no buildings falling under the following subparagraphs pursuant to the subparagraph 2 of annexed Table 7 of the Decree shall be constructed in a quasi residential area:
1. An off-track horse-race ticket office and a telephone horse-race betting office among culture and assembly facilities set out in subparagraph 5 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
2. A transportation facility under subparagraph 8 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a railroad facility);
3. A living accommodation among accommodations under subparagraph 15 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
4. A warehouse facility under subparagraph 18 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a warehouse and a cargo handling area);
5. A building excluding any of the following items among hazardous substance storage and treatment facilities set out in subparagraph 19 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A filling station and a petroleum store;
(b) A liquefied gas agency;
(c) A liquefied gas store;
(d) A liquefied petroleum gas station and a high-pressure gas station or storehouse constructed in an urban bus garage;
(e) A facility for the supply of fuel to low-pollution automobiles under the Clean Air Conservation Act;
(f) A paint store;
6. A building falling under any of the following items among such facilities related to automobiles as are set out in subparagraph 20 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) An automobile maintenance and improvement plant (limited to a comprehensive automobile maintenance and improvement plant);
(b) A garage (excluding the garages provided for in the Passenger Transport Service Act and the Trucking Transport Business Act) and a parking ramp;
7. A livestock facility among the animal- or plant-related facilities set out in subparagraph 21 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
8. A structure falling under any of the following items among the Correctional and military facilities set out in subparagraph 23 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A correctional facility, rehabilitation protection facility and other facilities used for the rehabilitation, caring, education and healthcare of the criminals (excluding the districts designated and announced by the head of a Gu as deemed not likely to infringe on the living environment after the deliberation of the Do Urban Planning Committee);
(b) A juvenile reformatory and a Juvenile Classification Review Board;
9. A power generating facility set out in subparagraph 25 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a power plant using solar energy, fuel cells, geothermal energy or hydrogen energy referred to in subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Act on the Promotion of the Development, Use and Diffusion of New and Renewable Energy and a cogeneration plant for district heating);
10. A tourist resting facility set out in subparagraph 27 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014]

Article 31 (Buildings which Shall Not Be Constructed in Central Commercial Areas) (1) No buildings set out in each item of subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 8 of the Decree and no buildings falling under the following subparagraphs pursuant to subparagraph 2 of annexed Table 8 of the Decree shall be constructed in a central commercial area: <Amended by Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>
1. Collective housing set out in subparagraph 2 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding collective housing which is conjoint with any other uses and in which the area used for residence (including the area of incidental facilities) is not more than 70 percent of the total floor space (however, less than 90 percent, in cases of an area falling under the proviso to Article 55 (3) of this Ordinance);
2. An isolation hospital among medical facilities set out in subparagraph 9 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
3. A manufacturing, storage, or treatment facility of a hazardous substance among hazardous substance storage and treatment facilities set out in subparagraph 19 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
4. A building falling under any of the following items among correctional and military facilities set out in subparagraph 23 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A correctional facility;
(b) A rehabilitation and protection facility or any other facility used for the rehabilitation, care, education, health, etc. of criminals;
(c) A juvenile reformatory and a Juvenile Classification Review Board;
5. A tourist and resting facility set out in subparagraph 27 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.
(2) Under subparagraph 1 (c) and (d) of annexed Table 8 of the Decree, any construction or alteration for the purpose of general accommodations and living accommodations from among accommodations referred to in subparagraph 15 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act and amusement facilities referred to in subparagraph 16 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act shall not be permitted in an area located within 50 meters (if the residential area bounds are abutting on any such road not less than six meters in width, the width of the said road shall be included in the calculation of distance; hereinafter the same shall apply) from the residential area bounds, and if the person who has the permission authority deems the use or purpose, scale or shape of a building as being incongruent with the neighboring environment such as the residential environment, the educational environment and so on to the extent of more than 50 meters but not more than 200 meters from the residential area bounds, the construction or use or purpose alteration may be restricted after deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee concerned. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>

Article 32 (Buildings which Shall Not Be Constructed in General Commercial Areas) (1) No buildings set out in each item of subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 9 of the Decree and no buildings falling under the following subparagraphs pursuant to subparagraph 2 of annexed Table 9 of the Decree shall be constructed in a general commercial area:
1. A detached house set out in subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding those conjoint with any other uses);
2. Collective housing set out in subparagraph 2 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding collective housing which is conjoint with any other uses and in which the area used for residence (including the area of incidental facilities) is not more than 70 percent of the total floor space (however, less than 90 percent, in cases of an area falling under the proviso to Article 55 (3) of this Ordinance);
3. A training facility set out in subparagraph 12 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding training facility within a zone of life);
4. A factory set out in subparagraph 17 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act, excluding a factory for the publishing business, printing business or record media reproduction business and a knowledge industry center;
5. A manufacturing, storage, or treatment facility of a hazardous substance among hazardous substance storage and treatment facilities set out in subparagraph 19 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
6. A building falling under any of the following items among such facilities related to animals and plants as are set out in subparagraph 21 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A facility for the growth of crops;
(b) A seed cultivation facility;
(c) A flower and potted tree greenhouse;
(d) A facility related to plants and similar to any facility falling under any of items (a) through (c) (excluding a zoological garden and a botanical garden);
7. A building falling under any of the following items among correctional and military facilities set out in subparagraph 23 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A correctional facility;
(b) A rehabilitation and protection facility, or any other facility used for the rehabilitation, care, education, health, etc. of criminals;
(c) A juvenile reformatory and a Juvenile Classification Review Board.
(2) Article 31 (2) shall apply to general accommodations and living accommodations among accommodations referred to in subparagraph 15 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act and amusement facilities referred to in subparagraph 16 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act, under subparagraph 1 (a) and (b) of annexed Table 9 of the Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014]

Article 33 (Buildings which Shall Not Be Constructed in Neighboring Commercial Areas) (1) No buildings set out in each item of subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 10 of the Decree and no buildings falling under the following subparagraphs pursuant to subparagraph 2 of annexed Table 10 of the Decree shall be constructed in a neighboring commercial area:
1. Collective housing set out in subparagraph 2 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding collective housing which is conjoint with any other uses and in which the area used for residence (including the area of incidental facilities) is not more than 70 percent of the total floor space (however, less than 90 percent, in cases of an area falling under the proviso to Article 55 (3) of this Ordinance);
2. A factory set out in subparagraph 17 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act, excluding a factory for the publishing business, printing business or record media reproduction business and a knowledge industry center;
3. A manufacturing, storage, or treatment facility of a hazardous substance among hazardous substance storage and treatment facilities set out in subparagraph 19 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
4. A building falling under any of the following items among such facilities related to animals and plants as are set out in subparagraph 21 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A facility for the growth of crops;
(b) A seed cultivation facility;
(c) A flower and potted tree greenhouse;
(d) A facility related to plants and similar to any facility falling under any of items (a) through (c) (excluding a zoological garden and a botanical garden);
5. A correctional and military facility set out in subparagraph 23 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a defense or military facility under item (d));
6. A power generating facility set out in subparagraph 25 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a power plant using solar energy, fuel cells, geothermal energy or hydrogen energy referred to in subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Act on the Promotion of the Development, Use and Diffusion of New and Renewable Energy and a cogeneration plant for district heating);
7. A tourist and resting facility set out in subparagraph 27 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.
(2) Article 31 (2) shall apply to general accommodations and living accommodations from among accommodations referred to in subparagraph 15 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act and amusement facilities referred to in subparagraph 16 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act, under subparagraph 1 (c) and (d) and subparagraph 2 (e) of annexed Table 10 of the Decree.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014]

Article 34 (Buildings which Shall Not Be Constructed in Distribution Commercial Areas) (1) No buildings set out in each item of subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 11 of the Decree and no buildings falling under the following subparagraphs pursuant to subparagraph 2 of annexed Table 11 of the Decree shall be constructed in a distribution commercial area: <Amended by Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>
1. A research and education facility set out in subparagraph 10 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
2. A sports facility set out in subparagraph 13 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
3. Accommodations set out in subparagraph 15 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
4. A manufacturing, storage, or treatment facility of a hazardous substance among hazardous substance storage and treatment facilities set out in subparagraph 19 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
5. An automobile junkyard among facilities related to automobiles as set out in subparagraph 20 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding an automobile scrapping business office);
6. A correctional and military facility set out in subparagraph 23 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a defense or military facility under item (d));
7. A power facility set out in subparagraph 25 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a power plant using solar energy, fuel cells, geothermal energy or hydrogen energy referred to in subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of the Act on the Promotion of the Development, Use and Diffusion of New and Renewable Energy and a cogeneration plant for district heating);
8. A tourist and resting facility set out in subparagraph 27 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.
(2) Article 31 (2) shall apply to amusement facilities referred to in subparagraph 16 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act, under subparagraphs 1 (e) and 2 (i) and subparagraph 2 (e) of annexed Table 11 of the Decree. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>

Article 35 (Buildings which may be Constructed in Quasi Industrial Areas) No buildings set out in each item of subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 14 of the Decree and no buildings falling under the following subparagraphs pursuant to subparagraph 2 of annexed Table 14 of the Decree shall be constructed in a quasi industrial area:
1. Collective housing constructed in a factory site (including any factory-transferred place) among the collective housing set out in subparagraph 2 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (Provided, That this shall not apply to the cases of a dormitory and the rental housing under Article 16 (1) 1 through 3 of the Rental Housing Act and the cases of installing industrial facilities on an industrial site in excess of the ratio prescribed in annexed Table 2 after establishing an urban environment maintenance and improvement planning or a district-unit planning);
1-2. Notwithstanding the main sentence of subparagraph 1, collective housing buildings (excluding apartment houses) may be built on a factory-transferred site with an area of less than 3,000 square meters, if it is difficult to utilize the site as an industrial site and it is impossible to develop the site together with its surroundings because it is surrounded by residential areas as of July 30, 2008 (limited to cases where the person who has the permission authority undergoes deliberation by the relevant Urban Planning Committee);
2. A karaoke bar among Class II neighboring living facilities set out in subparagraph 4 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
3. Accommodations set out in subparagraph 15 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
4. A correctional and military facility set out in subparagraph 23 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a defense or military facility under item (d));
5. A tourist and resting facility set out in subparagraph 27 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014]

Article 36 (Buildings which may be Constructed in Preserved Green Belts) Buildings set out in each item of subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 15 of the Decree and those falling under the following subparagraphs pursuant to subparagraph 2 of that Table may be constructed in a preserved green belt: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>
1. A detached house set out in subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a multi-family house);
2. A Class I neighboring living facility set out in subparagraph 3 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act, the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 500 square meters;
3. A religious assembly place among Class II neighboring living facilities set out in subparagraph 4 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
4. An exhibition hall among culture and assembly facilities set out in subparagraph 5 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
5. A religious facility set out in subparagraph 6 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
6. A medical facility set out in subparagraph 9 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
7. A school (limited to a secondary school and a high school) among research and education facilities set out in subparagraph 10 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
8. A facility for children and aged persons set out in subparagraph 11 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
9. A liquefied petroleum gas station and a high-pressure gas station or storehouse among hazardous substance storage and treatment facilities set out in subparagraph 19 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
10. A building falling under any of the following items among such facilities related to animals and plants as are set out in subparagraph 21 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A facility for the growth of crops; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(b) A mushroom cultivation house;
(c) A seed cultivation facility;
(d) A flower and potted tree greenhouse;
(e) A facility related to plants and similar to any facility falling under any of items (b) through (d);
11. A graveyard-related facility set out in subparagraph 26 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
12. A funeral hall under subparagraph 28 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.

Article 37 (Buildings which may be Constructed in Productive Green Belts) Buildings set out in each item of subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 16 of the Decree and those set out in subparagraph 2 of that Table, falling under the following subparagraphs, may be constructed in a productive green belt: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011; Ordinance No. 5376, Nov. 1, 2012; Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>
1. A collective housing set out in subparagraph 2 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding an apartment house);
2. A Class II neighboring living facility set out in subparagraph 4 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act, the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 1,000 square meters (excluding karaoke bars, massage parlors and boarding places for preparing for national examinations);
3. A building falling under any of the following items among culture and assembly facilities set out in subparagraph 5 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) An assembly place which does not fall under a Class II neighboring living facility;
(b) An exhibition hall;
4. A sales facility set out in subparagraph 7 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (limited to sales facilities for agriculture, forestry, livestock industry or fishery);
5. A medical facility set out in subparagraph 9 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
6. A building falling under any of the following items among research and education facilities set out in subparagraph 10 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A school (limited to a secondary school and a high school);
(b) An educational institute (limited to an educational facility related to agriculture, forestry, livestock industry or fishery);
(c) A vocational training center (excluding such training centers related to driving or automobile maintenance and improvement);
7. A sports facility set out in subparagraph 13 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
8. A pounding factory, food factory (limited to producing food by directly processing agricultural and fishery products under subparagraph 6 of Article 3 of the Framework Act on Agriculture and Fisheries, Rural Community and Food Industry), or primary industry product processing factory which does not fall under any of the following items, among factories set out in subparagraph 17 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) That which emits specified substances affecting air as provided for in subparagraph 9 of Article 2 of the Clean Air Conservation Act;
(b) That which falls under an air pollutant emission facility provided for in subparagraph 11 of Article 2 of the Clean Air Conservation Act and which falls under any of Class I through Class III business places set out in annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the said Act;
(c) That which emits specified substances affecting water quality as provided for in subparagraph 8 of Article 2 of the Water Quality and Ecosystem Conservation Act: Provided, That the operation with the permission to establish a waste water non-discharge facility under Article 34 of that Act shall be excluded;
(d) A wastewater-discharging facility under subparagraph 10 of Article 2 of the Water Quality and Ecosystem Conservation Act, which falls under any of Class I through Class IV business establishments under annexed Table 13 of the Enforcement Decree of the said Act;
(e) That which emits designated wastes provided for in subparagraph 4 of Article 2 of the Wastes Control Act;
9. A warehouse facility set out in subparagraph 18 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
10. A hazardous substance storage and treatment facility set out in subparagraph 19 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
11. A building falling under any of the following items among such facilities related to automobiles as are set out in subparagraph 20 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A driving school and an automobile maintenance and improvement school (including a vocational training center related to driving or automobile maintenance and improvement);
(b) A garage and a parking field provided for in the Passenger Transport Service Act, the Trucking Transport Business Act and the Construction Machinery Management Act;
12. A butchery and a fowl slaughterhouse among such facilities related to animals and plants as are set out in subparagraph 21 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
13. A facility related to resource circulation set out in subparagraph 22 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
14. A graveyard-related facility set out in subparagraph 26 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
15. A funeral hall under subparagraph 28 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.

Article 38 (Buildings which may be Constructed in Natural Green Belts) Buildings set out in each item of subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 17 of the Decree and those set out in subparagraph 2 of that Table, falling under the following subparagraphs, may be constructed in a natural green belt: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4299, Jul. 21, 2005; Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 4629, May 29, 2008; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011; Ordinance No. 5376, Nov. 1, 2012; Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>
1. A collective housing set out in subparagraph 2 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding an apartment house);
2. A resting restaurant, a bakery, a general restaurant and a massage parlor among Class II neighboring living facilities set out in subparagraph 4 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
3. A culture and assembly facility set out in subparagraph 5 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
4. A religious facility set out in subparagraph 6 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
5. A building falling under any of the following items among sales facilities set out in subparagraph 7 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) An agricultural and fishery product joint market referred to in Article 2 of the Act on Distribution and Price Stabilization of Agricultural and Fishery Products;
(b) An agricultural and fishery product direct market referred to in Article 68 (2) of the Act on Distribution and Price Stabilization of Agricultural and Fishery Products, the total floor space of which used therefor is less than 10,000 square meters (limited to that established and operated by a farmer/fisherman referred to in subparagraph 2 of Article 3 of the Framework Act on Agriculture and Fisheries, Rural Community and Food Industry, an agricultural and fishery business successor referred to in Article 25 of the said Act, a full-time farmer/fisherman referred to in Article 26 of the said Act, or by a local government);
(c) A large discount store and a small and medium enterprise joint sales facility which the Minister of Knowledge Economy announces in consultation with the heads of the central administrative agencies concerned;
6. A general hospital, a clinic, a dental clinic, and an oriental hospital among medical facilities set out in subparagraph 9 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
7. A building falling under any of the following items among research and education facilities set out in subparagraph 10 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A vocational training center (excluding such training centers related to driving or automobile maintenance and improvement);
(b) An educational institute (excluding a driving school and a dance school);
8. Accommodations set out in subparagraph 15 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act, which are constructed in tourist spots and tourist complexes designated under the Tourism Promotion Act;
9. A knowledge industry center, pounding factory or food factory (limited to producing food by directly processing agricultural and fishery products under subparagraph 6 of Article 3 of the Framework Act on Agriculture and Fisheries, Rural Community and Food Industry) which does not fall under any of the following items, among factories set out in subparagraph 17 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) That which emits specified substances affecting air as provided for in subparagraph 9 of Article 2 of the Clean Air Conservation Act;
(b) That which falls under an air pollutant emission facility provided for in subparagraph 11 of Article 2 of the Clean Air Conservation Act and which falls under any of Class I through Class III business places set out in annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the said Act;
(c) That which emits specified substances affecting water quality as provided for in subparagraph 8 of Article 2 of the Water Quality and Ecosystem Conservation Act: Provided, That the operation with the permission to establish a waste water non-discharge facility under Article 34 of that Act shall be excluded;
(d) That which falls under a wastewater emission facility provided for in subparagraph 10 of Article 2 of the Water Quality and Ecosystem Conservation Act and which falls under any of Class I through Class IV business places set out in annexed Table 8 of the Enforcement Decree of the said Act;
(e) That which emits designated wastes provided for in subparagraph 4 of Article 2 of the Wastes Control Act;
10. A warehouse among warehouse facilities set out in subparagraph 18 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
11. A hazardous substance storage and treatment facility set out in subparagraph 19 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a hazardous substance factory);
12. A facility related to automobiles as set out in subparagraph 20 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
13. A ready mixed concrete factory or asphalt concrete factory which is moved due to public works under the Act on the Acquisition of Land, etc. for Public Works and the Compensation Therefor and urban development projects under the Urban Development Act, among factories set out in subparagraph 17 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.

SECTION 2 RESTRICTIONS ON CONSTRUCTION IN SCENERY DISTRICTS Article 39 (Restrictions on Construction in Natural Scenery Districts) (1) Any of the following buildings shall not be constructed in a natural scenery district under Article 72 (1) of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011; Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>
1. A massage parlor and a golf practice range with outdoor steel towers, among Class II neighboring living facilities set out in subparagraph 4 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
2. A performing place, assembly place or viewing place the total floor space of a building of which used therefor is more than 1,000 square meters, among culture and assembly facilities set out in subparagraph 5 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
3. A sales facility set out in subparagraph 7 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
4. A transportation facility set out in subparagraph 8 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
5. An isolation hospital among medical facilities set out in subparagraph 9 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
6. A youth hostel under the Juvenile Activity Promotion Act among training facilities under subparagraph 12 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
7. A golf course and a golf practice range with outdoor steel towers among sports facilities set out in subparagraph 13 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
8. Accommodations under subparagraph 15 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to cases where a tourist lodging facility referred to in Article 2 (1) 2 (c) of the Enforcement Decree of the Tourism Promotion Act is built, through deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government, in an area abutting on a road not less than 25 meters wide, where it is necessary to improve the efficiency of land use while maintaining its functions as a scenery district;
9. An amusement facility set out in subparagraph 16 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
10. A factory set out in subparagraph 17 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
11. A warehouse facility set out in subparagraph 18 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act, the total floor space of which used therefor is more than 500 square meters;
12. A building falling under any of the following items among hazardous substance storage and treatment facilities set out in subparagraph 19 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A liquefied petroleum gas station, a high-pressure gas station, or a store for the distribution or storage of high-pressure gas in which the capacity of storage tank exceeds ten tons; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(b) A manufacturing, storage, or treatment facility of a hazardous substance; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(c) A facility for the safekeeping, storage, or distribution of a toxic substance; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(d) A facility for the storage of gunpowder; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(e) A hazardous substance agency;
13. A facility related to automobiles as set out in subparagraph 20 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act: Provided, That this shall not apply to the following:
(a) A parking lot;
(b) An automatic car wash constructed in a filling station;
14. A facility related to animals and plants as set out in subparagraph 21 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (limited to a livestock shed, a livestock facility, a butchery and a fowl slaughterhouse);
15. A facility related to resource circulation set out in subparagraph 22 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
16. A building falling under any of the following items among correctional and military facilities set out in subparagraph 23 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A correctional facility; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(b) A protective probation facility, a rehabilitation and protection facility, or any other facility used for the rehabilitation, care, education, health, etc. of criminals; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(c) A juvenile reformatory and a Juvenile Classification Review Board; <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
17. A studio and any other similitude among broadcasting and communications facilities set out in subparagraph 24 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
18. A graveyard-related facility set out in subparagraph 26 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.
(2) The building coverage ratio of any building constructed in a natural scenery district shall not exceed 30 percent under Article 72 (2) of the Decree: Provided, That the building coverage ratio in any area provided for in any of the following subparagraphs and designated and publicly announced by the head of a Gu concerned after deliberation of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government may be 40 percent or less: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
1. An area which is located in the side of a road of not less than 25 meters in width and is functioning as a scenery district and in which it is necessary for the efficiency of land utilization to be enhanced;
2. An area in which dilapidated or bad buildings as provided for in subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Act on the Maintenance and Improvement of Urban Areas and Dwelling Conditions for Residents are densely aggregated, in which the improvement of residential environment is promoted by easing restrictions on construction, and in which there is no impediment to the maintenance of the scenery of adjacent areas.
(3) If the land located in a natural scenery district falls under any of the following cases, the building coverage ratio therein may be 40 percent or less, notwithstanding the main sentence of paragraph (2): <Amended by Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011; Ordinance No. 5349, Jul. 30, 2012>
1. Land the site area of which is less than 330 square meters prior to July 1, 2000 and the floor space of which does not exceed 100 square meters;
2. Land for which a district-unit planning is established to create a low-rise fine residental environment and in which the height of a building to be constructed is additionally limited to two floors (eight meters) or less under the district-unit planning (Provided, That both the height of a pitched roof and the number of the floors of an attic the floor-to-floor height of which is 1.8 meters or less shall be excluded from calculation of the height).
(4) The height of a building constructed in a natural scenery district under Article 72 (2) of the Decree shall not exceed three floors and 12 meters: Provided, That the height of a building in an area provided for in any of the following subparagraphs and designated and publicly announced by the head of a Gu concerned after deliberation of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government may not exceed four floors and 16 meters: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4251, Jan. 5, 2005; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
1. An area in which the restrictions on the height of any building are ineffective due to a considerable difference in height from any other adjacent areas and which is in harmony with any adjacent site without shutting off a view shaft even though the construction is deregulated;
2. An area located in the side of a load of not less than 25 meters in width and is functioning as a scenery district and in which it is necessary for the efficiency of land utilization to be enhanced;
3. An area in which dilapidated or bad buildings as provided for in subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Act on the Maintenance and Improvement of Urban Areas and Dwelling Conditions for Residents are densely aggregated, in which the improvement of residential environment is promoted by easing restrictions on construction, and in which there is no impediment to the maintenance of the scenery of adjacent areas.
(5) Notwithstanding paragraph (4), the height of any of the following buildings from among urban planning facilities located in a natural scenery district may not exceed seven floors and 28 meters if the Mayor deems that there is no impediment to the protection of urban scenery after deliberation of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government: Provided, That if an altitude of the site is 70 meters or higher above sea level, the height of such building shall not exceed five floors and 20 meters: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
1. Any school established under the Framework Act on Education;
2. Any Government-funded research institute established under any special Act;
3. Any general hospital established under Article 33 (2) 2 through 5 of the Medical Service Act;
4. Any central government or local government office building.
(6) If any building is constructed in a natural scenery district under Article 72 (2) of the Decree, the landscaping area equivalent to 30 or more percent of the site area shall be ensured and the landscaping such as tree planting shall be carried out therein: Provided, That this shall not apply to the construction of a building on a site the area of which is less than 200 square meters and to the perpendicular extension of either any such building provided for in any subparagraph of Article 24 (4) of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on BUILDING (hereinafter referred to as the "Building Ordinance") or any school building. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011>
(7) Notwithstanding the main sentence of paragraph (4), the height of a building in a maintenance and improvement zone may not exceed five floors and 20 meters, subject to deliberation of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4251, Jan. 5, 2005>

Article 40 (Restrictions on Construction in City Limits Scenery Districts) (1) Buildings which fall under any subparagraph of Article 39 (1) of this Ordinance shall not be constructed in a city limits scenery district under Article 72 (1) of the Decree. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(2) The building coverage ratio of a building constructed in a city limits scenery district under Article 72 (2) of the Decree shall not exceed 30 percent: Provided, That the building coverage ratio of a building constructed in any such zone designated and publicly announced by the head of a Gu concerned after deliberation of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government may not exceed 50 percent. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(3) The height of a building constructed in a city limits scenery district under Article 72 (2) of the Decree shall not exceed three floors and 12 meters: Provided, That the height of a building constructed in a zone designated and publicly announced by the head of a Gu concerned after deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government may not exceed five floors and 18 meters, and the floor area ratio thereof shall not exceed 200 percent. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(4) Notwithstanding paragraph (3), the height of any of the following buildings from among urban planning facilities located in a city limits scenery district may not exceed seven floors and 28 meters if the Mayor deems that there is no impediment to the protection of urban scenery after deliberation of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government: Provided, That if an altitude of the site is 70 meters or higher above sea level, the height of such building shall not exceed five floors and 20 meters: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
1. Any school established under the Framework Act on Education;
2. Any Government-funded research institute established under any special Act;
3. Any general hospital established under Article 33 (2) 2 through 5 of the Medical Service Act;
4. Any central government or local government office building.
(5) If any building is constructed in a city limits scenery district under Article 72 (2) of the Decree, the landscaping area equivalent to 30 or more percent of the site area shall be ensured and the landscaping such as tree planting shall be carried out therein: Provided, That this shall not apply to the construction of a building on a site the area of which is less than 200 square meters and to the perpendicular extension of either any such building provided for in any subparagraph of Article 24 (4) of the Building Ordinance or any school building. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011>

Article 41 (Restrictions on Construction in Waterside Scenery Districts) (1) The height, shape, placement, color, landscaping and so on of a building constructed in a waterside scenery district under Article 72 (2) of the Decree shall be planned in harmony with the waterside scenery. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(2) The height, shape, placement, color, landscaping and so on of a building with seven or more floors constructed in a waterside scenery district under Article 72 (2) of the Decree shall be deliberated on by the Building Committee concerned in order to protect and develop the fine waterside scenery. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(3) Any building with six or less floors constructed in a waterside scenery district shall be deliberated on by the Building Committee concerned, if the person who has any authority to permit the construction of the said building deems it necessary for the protection of waterside scenery to do so in consideration of regional characteristics, such as mountainous areas and hilly areas. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(4) Necessary matters for the deliberation on buildings in a waterside scenery district shall be provided by rule of the Seoul Government.

Article 42 Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 4751, Mar. 18, 2009>

Article 43 (Restrictions on Construction in Urban Scenery Districts) (1) An urban scenery district may be designated in any of the following cases:
1. A residential area necessary to create a fine residental environment;
2. Other areas necessary to protect urban scenery.
(2) Any of the following buildings shall not be constructed in an urban scenery district pursuant to Article 72 (1) of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 5688, Mar. 20, 2014; Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>
1. A factory set out in subparagraph 17 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
2. A warehouse facility set out in subparagraph 18 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
3. A hazardous substance storage and treatment facility set out in subparagraph 19 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a gas station);
4. A facility related to automobiles set out in subparagraph 20 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a parking lot);
5. A cattle shed, a livestock facility, a butchery and a fowl slaughterhouse among facilities related to animals and plants set out in subparagraph 21 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
6. A facility related to resource circulation set out in subparagraph 22 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
7. A graveyard-related facility set out in subparagraph 26 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.
(3) The building-to-land ratio of the buildings built within the urban scenic districts pursuant to Article 72 (2) of the Decree shall not exceed 40 percent: Provided, that the building-to-land ratio within the zones that the head of a Gu designated and publicly announced after the deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government may be less than 50 percent. <Amended by Ordinance No. 5688, Mar. 20, 2014>
(4) The height of the buildings built within the urban scenic districts pursuant to Article 72 (2) of the Decree may be determined by the urban management planning within the limit of not more than seven floors and not more than 28 meters. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5688, Mar. 20, 2014>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Ordinance No. 5647, Jan. 9, 2014]

SECTION 3 RESTRICTIONS ON CONSTRUCTION IN FINE VIEW DISTRICTS Article 44 (Restrictions on Use) (1) Any building which falls under any of the following subparagraphs shall not be constructed in a central fine view district and a general fine view district referred to in Article 73 (1) of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>
1. A golf practice range with outdoor steel towers, among Class II neighboring living facilities set out in subparagraph 4 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
2. A mental clinic and an isolation hospital among medical facilities set out in subparagraph 9 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
3. A golf practice range with outdoor steel towers, among sports facilities set out in subparagraph 13 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
4. A factory set out in subparagraph 17 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
5. A warehouse facility set out in subparagraph 18 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
6. A hazardous substance storehouse among hazardous substance storage and treatment facilities set out in subparagraph 19 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
7. A facility related to automobiles as set out in subparagraph 20 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a parking lot);
8. A livestock shed, a livestock facility, a butchery and a fowl slaughterhouse among facilities related to animals and plants as set out in subparagraph 21 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
9. A facility related to resource circulation set out in subparagraph 22 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
10. A building falling under any of the following items among correctional and military facilities set out in subparagraph 23 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
(a) A prison;
(b) A workhouse and any other facilities for the rehabilitation, care, education, health, etc. of offenders;
11. A graveyard-related facility set out in subparagraph 26 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.
(2) A building falling under any of the subparagraphs of paragraph (1) and an amusement facility set out in subparagraph 16 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act shall not be constructed in a historical and cultural fine view district and a fine streetscape district under Article 73 (1) of the Decree. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(3) Notwithstanding paragraphs (1) and (2), a building with a fine view protection facility such as sheltering and landscaping of not less than two meters in width from any construction line designated under Article 46 (2) of the Building Act and Article 31 (2) of the Enforcement Decree of the said Act which is referred to in paragraph (1) 1 through 5, 7 and 8 and which a person who has the permission authority deems not contrary to the purpose of the designation of a fine view district after deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee concerned, may be constructed in the fine view district. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

Article 45 (Height of Buildings) (1) The height of buildings constructed in a fine view district under Article 73 (2) of the Decree shall be as follows: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
1. Historical and cultural fine view district: not more than four floors;
2. Fine streetscape district: not more than six floors.
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the restrictions on the height of buildings may be relaxed to the extent of six or less floors in a historical and cultural fine view district and to the extent of eight or less floors in a fine streetscape district in any such case falling under any of the following subparagraphs and as the person who has the permission authority considers that there is no impediment to any fine view after deliberation of the Building Committee concerned: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4978, Apr. 22, 2010>
1. In cases of a site to which the provisions of Article 6 of the Building Act apply;
2. In cases where a person who has the permission authority considers that any urban fine view is to be remarkably improved because the appearance such as shape, color and so on of that building constructed in a historical and cultural fine view district adjacent to any such road as is not less than 20 meters in width corresponds with the purpose of the designation of the said district;
3. In cases where it is difficult to apply the provisions of paragraph (1) because the site is obviously higher or lower than the side of a fine view road;
4. In cases of an area located in a fine streetscape district and in harmony with any adjacent site without shutting off a view shaft of adjacent scenery;
5. Where a subway exit or ventilating opening or any similar facility is installed in a building or on a building site in order to improve pedestrian conditions of public sidewalks and enhance urban view in a historical and cultural fine view district or a fine streetscape district.
(3) Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

Article 46 (Management of Setback Areas, etc.) (1) Any structure, wall, staircase, parking lot, flower bed, facility related to commercial activities, or any similar facility shall not be installed in a setback area designated pursuant to Article 46 (2) of the Building Act and Article 31 (2) of the Enforcement Decree of the said Act within fine view districts under Article 73 (2) of the Decree: Provided, That the same shall not apply to any of the following cases: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 4978, Apr. 22, 2010>
1. In cases where a person who has the permission authority requires that a bollard, a stone bench and so on should be set in order to prohibit the approach and entry of vehicles;
2. In cases where trees are planted for landscaping;
3. Where a subway exit, ventilating opening, or any similar facility is installed in a building or on a building site in order to improve pedestrian conditions of public sidewalks and enhance urban view;
4. In cases where, for the purpose of promoting the convenience of pedestrians or improving the fine view of streets, a person who has the permission authority establishes a vacant land utilization plan, which, in turn, is deliberated on by the Urban Planning Committee concerned.
(2) Such screening apparatuses, drying machines of the laundry, terraces where soy sauce crocks are placed, barbed-wire entanglements, chimneys, ventilators and staircases appearing on the outside of a building impairing the urban fine view and any other equipment similar thereto shall not be installed at the facade of the building constructed within fine view districts under Article 73 (2) of the Decree. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

SECTION 4 RESTRICTIONS ON CONSTRUCTION IN FACILITY PROTECTION DISTRICTS Article 47 (Buildings in School Facility Protection Districts) Buildings which fall under any of the following subparagraphs shall not be constructed in a school facility protection district under Article 77 (1) of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4173, Mar. 5, 2004; Ordinance No. 4251, Jan. 5, 2005; Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>
1. A massage parlor among Class II neighboring living facilities set out in subparagraph 4 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
2. A sales facility set out in subparagraph 7 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a building falling under any of a retail market and a store);
3. A transportation facility set out in subparagraph 8 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
4. An isolation hospital, a mental clinic, or a convalescent hospital sanatorium among medical facilities under subparagraph 9 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
5. Accommodations set out in subparagraph 15 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
6. An amusement facility set out in subparagraph 16 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
7. A factory set out in subparagraph 17 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
8. A warehouse facility set out in subparagraph 18 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
9. A hazardous substance storage and treatment facility set out in subparagraph 19 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a filling station);
10. A facility related to automobiles under subparagraph 20 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a car wash and depot or a parking lot under the Passenger Transport Service Act); <Amended by Ordinance No. 4173, Mar. 5, 2004; Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
11. A livestock shed, a livestock facility, a butchery and a fowl slaughterhouse among facilities related to animals and plants as set out in subparagraph 21 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
12. A facility related to resource circulation set out in subparagraph 22 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
13. A building falling under any of the following items among correctional and military facilities set out in subparagraph 23 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A correctional facility; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(b) A protective probation facility, a rehabilitation and protection facility, or any other facility used for the rehabilitation, care, education, health, etc. of criminals; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(c) A juvenile reformatory and a Juvenile Classification Review Board; <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
14. A facility related to a cemetery under Article 26 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006>
15. A funeral hall under subparagraph 28 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.

Article 48 (Buildings in Public Use Facility Protection Districts) Buildings which fall under any of the following subparagraphs shall not be constructed in a public use facility protection district under Article 77 (1) of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4251, Jan. 5, 2005; Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>
1. A detached house set out in subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a public office);
2. A collective housing set out in subparagraph 2 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
3. A culture and assembly facility set out in subparagraph 5 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding an exhibition hall, a zoological garden, a botanical garden, a conference hall and a public hall among assembly places, a performing place constructed as part of investment projects implemented jointly by the State or a local government and a foreign-invested enterprise defined in Article 2 (1) 6 of the Foreign Investment Promotion Act (hereinafter referred to as "foreign-invested enterprise") to promote foreign investment or which is used for any purpose falling under item (a) of subparagraph 10 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act, and a music hall the floor space of which is not more than 2,500 square meters among performing places);
4. A building falling under any of the following items among sales facilities set out in subparagraph 7 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act:
(a) A wholesale market;
(b) A retail market (excluding a superstore, a department store and a shopping center);
5. A transportation facility set out in subparagraph 8 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
6. An isolation hospital among medical facilities set out in subparagraph 9 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
7. through 9. Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011>;
10. An amusement facility set out in subparagraph 16 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding amusement facilities located in a tourist hotel, among tourist accommodations);
11. A factory set out in subparagraph 17 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
12. A warehouse facility set out in subparagraph 18 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
13. A hazardous substance storage and treatment facility set out in subparagraph 19 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a filling station);
14. A facility related to automobiles as set out in subparagraph 20 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act: Provided, That this shall not apply to the following:
(a) A parking lot;
(b) An automatic car wash constructed in a filling station;
15. A livestock shed, a livestock facility, a butchery and a fowl slaughterhouse among facilities related to animals and plants as set out in subparagraph 21 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
16. A facility related to resource circulation set out in subparagraph 22 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
17. A building falling under any of the following items among correctional and military facilities set out in subparagraph 23 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
(a) A correctional facility; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(b) A protective probation facility, a rehabilitation and protection facility, or any other facility used for the rehabilitation, care, education, health, etc. of criminals; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(c) A juvenile reformatory and a Juvenile Classification Review Board; <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
18. A graveyard-related facility set out in subparagraph 26 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.

Article 49 (Buildings in Airport Facility Protection Districts) Any of the following buildings shall not be constructed in an airport facility protection district under Article 77 (2) of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4449, Nov. 20, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011>
1. A building restricted under the Aviation Act;
2. A factory the establishment of emission facilities of which shall be permitted or reported under the Clean Air Conservation Act, the Water Quality and Ecosystem Conservation Act, the Wastes Control Act or the Noise and Vibration Control Act, among factories set out in subparagraph 17 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act;
3. A power facility set out in subparagraph 25 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act (excluding a cogeneration plant for regional heating).

SECTION 5 RESTRICTIONS ON CONSTRUCTION IN OTHER SPECIFIC-USE DISTRICTS Article 50 (Restrictions on Construction in Disaster Prevention Districts) The restrictions on any construction in a disaster prevention district shall be separately prescribed by any other Ordinance of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT within the scope necessary to attain the purposes of the designation of that district under Article 75 of the Decree. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

Article 51 (Restrictions on Construction in Conservation Districts) (1) No building and facility other than those for the direct management and protection of cultural properties subject to the application of the Protection of Cultural Properties Act shall be constructed or established in a historical and cultural environment conservation district under subparagraph 1 of Article 76 of the Decree: Provided, That this shall not apply if the Mayor or the head of a Gu concerned deems that there is no obstacle to the conservation of the said cultural properties and consults with the Administrator of the Cultural Properties Administration. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5376, Nov. 1, 2012>
(2) No building and facility which impede the conservation and management of the relevant essential public facilities shall be constructed or established in an essential public facilities conservation district under subparagraph 2 of Article 76 of the Decree: Provided, That this shall not apply if the Mayor or the head of a Gu concerned deems that there is no obstacle to the conservation and management of the said essential public facilities and consults with the Minister of National Defense. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(3) The restrictions on any construction in a historical and cultural environment conservation district and an essential public facilities conservation district shall be separately prescribed by any other Ordinance of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT within the scope necessary to attain the purposes of the designation of districts under subparagraphs 1 and 2 of Article 76 of the Decree. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5376, Nov. 1, 2012>
(4) The restrictions on any construction in an ecosystem conservation district shall be separately prescribed by any other Ordinance of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT within the scope necessary to attain the purposes of the designation of that district under subparagraph 3 of Article 76 of the Decree. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

Article 52 (Buildings which may be Constructed in Natural Settlement Districts) The buildings referred to in any item of subparagraph 1 of annexed Table 23 of the Decree and other multi-family residential buildings (excluding apartment houses) referred to in subparagraph 2 of annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act under subparagraph 2 of annexed Table 23 of the Decree may be constructed in natural settlement districts. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

Article 53 (Restrictions on Construction in Other Specific-Use Districts) Matters concerning the restrictions on the use, classification, scale and so on of a building and any other facilities in specific-use districts which fall under any of the following subparagraphs, shall be separately prescribed by any other Ordinance of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT within the scope necessary to attain the purposes of the designation of such specific-use districts under Articles 79, 80 and 82 of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
1. Fire prevention districts;
2. Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
3. Development promotion districts;
4. Cultural districts;
5. and 6. Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 4751, Mar. 18, 2009>
7. Specific-use restricted districts;
8. Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>

SECTION 6 Building Coverage Ratio and Floor Area Ratio Article 54 (Building Coverage Ratios in Specific-Use Areas) (1) No building coverage ratios for each specific-use area shall exceed the corresponding ratios provided for in any of the following subparagraphs under Article 77 of the Act and Article 84 (1) of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
1. Class I exclusive residential area: 50 percent;
2. Class II exclusive residential area: 40 percent;
3. Class I general residential area: 60 percent;
4. Class II general residential area: 60 percent;
5. Class III general residential area: 50 percent;
6. Quasi residential area: 60 percent;
7. Central commerce area: 60 percent;
8. General commerce area: 60 percent;
9. Neighboring commerce area: 60 percent;
10. Distribution commerce area: 60 percent;
11. Exclusive industrial area: 60 percent;
12. General industrial area: 60 percent;
13. Quasi industrial area: 60 percent;
14. Preserved green belt: 20 percent;
15. Productive green belt: 20 percent;
16. Natural green belt: 20 percent.
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the building coverage ratios in the following areas shall not exceed the corresponding ratios in the following subparagraphs, under Article 77 (3) of the Act and Article 84 (3) of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011; Ordinance No. 5376, Nov. 1, 2012>
1. Settlement districts: 60 percent (collective settlement districts shall be governed by the Act on Special Measures for Designation and Management of Areas of Restricted Development and its subordinate statutes);
2. Natural parks under the Natural Parks Act:
(a) Park facilities: 20 percent (however, 60 percent in cases of a park district with collective facilities);
(b) Facilities other than park facilities: 60 percent;
3. National industrial complexes and local industrial complexes provided for in subparagraph 5 (a) and (b) of Article 2 of the Industrial Sites and Development Act, which are located in industrial areas: 60 percent.
(3) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the building coverage ratio in any site (hereinafter referred to as "school-transferred place") to which the whole of a school (excluding a kindergarten) that is any urban planning facility or that is not the urban planning facility is transferred, shall not exceed 30 percent: Provided, That paragraph (1) shall apply to the school-transferred place for which 10 years have elapsed since the school was transferred. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5647, Jan. 9, 2014>
(4) Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006>
(5) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the building coverage ratios in a commercial area in which any project is carried out in the manner of redevelopment after restoration according to a master plan for the maintenance and improvement of urban and residential environment from among those urban environment maintenance and improvement zones within the limits of the Four Gates in Seoul (hereinafter referred to as "within the limits of the Four Gates") which are provided for by rule of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT and which include areas adjacent to Toegyero, Dasanno, Wangsanno, Yulgokro, Sajikro and Uijuro limits, shall, after deliberation of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government, be determined by the master plan for the maintenance and improvement of urban and residential environment, to any such extent as provided for in Article 84 (1) of the Decree. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4167, Dec. 30, 2003; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(6) If it is necessary that the building coverage ratios should be reduced in order to prevent the over-concentration of land utilization under Article 84 (4) of the Decree, the Mayor may determine a zone and reduce the building coverage ratios in the zone to 5/10 of the maximum of the building coverage ratios applicable thereto, after deliberation of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government, notwithstanding paragraphs (1) and (2). <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(7) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the building coverage ratios in an industrial and distribution development promotion district and a specific-use area for foreign-invested enterprises may be relaxed within the limits of the building coverage ratios referred to in Article 84 (1) of the Decree, after deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government: Provided, That this shall not apply when the floor area ratios are reduced after such deliberation under Article 55 (11) of this Ordinance. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4251, Jan. 5, 2005; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5376, Nov. 1, 2012>
(8) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), in cases of a building in a fire prevention district in a quasi residential area, general commercial area or neighboring commercial area subject to the establishment of a district-unit planning which falls under any item of Article 84 (5) 1 of the Decree, the building coverage ratio may be separately determined within the extent between 80 and 90 percent by the district-unit planning. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(9) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), in cases of a traditional market subject to approval of a market maintenance and improvement project implementation plan, the building coverage ratio may, if the head of a Gu deems that there is no impact upon traffic, scenery, fine view, sunshine, lighting, ventilation, etc. of nearby areas, apply, to the extent of 70 or less percent, in a Class I general residential area, a Class II general residential area and a quasi residential area, 60 or less percent in a Class III general residential area, and 80 or less percent in a commercial area after deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee and the Building Committee of the Gu: Provided, That the building coverage ratio may be reduced to the extent of 90 or less percent in a commercial area after deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011>
(10) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the building coverage ratio of an amusement park, among urban planning facilities installed within a natural green area, shall not exceed 30 percent, while the building coverage ratio of a public park shall not exceed 20 percent. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(11) If a building in a green belt falls under any of the following, the building coverage ratio of the building shall not exceed 30 percent pursuant to Article 77 (4) 2 of the Act and Article 84 (5) 5 of the Decree: <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5196, Oct. 27, 2011; Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>
1. A traditional temple referred to in subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Korean Traditional Temples Preservation and Support Act;
2. Designated cultural heritage referred to in Article 2 (2) of the Cultural Heritage Protection Act and registered cultural heritage referred to in Article 2 (3);
3. A traditional Korean-style house referred to in subparagraph 16 of Article 2 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act.
(12) Notwithstanding paragraph (1) 15, the building coverage ratio of any of the following buildings in a productive green belt shall not exceed 30 percent under Article 84 (7) of the Decree. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5218, Jan. 5, 2012>
1. Processing and treatment facilities for agricultural and fishery products and experimental and research facilities related to the agricultural and fisheries industries referred to in Article 32 (1) 1 of the Farmland Act;
2. Drying and preservation facilities for agricultural products referred to in Article 29 (5) 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the Farmland Act.
(13) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the ratios relaxed pursuant to Article 84 (5) 2 of the Decree shall not exceed 120 percent of the building coverage ratios of the relevant specific-use area. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>

Article 55 (Floor Area Ratio in Specific-Use Areas) (1) The floor area ratios for each specific-use area shall not exceed the corresponding ratios provided for in any of the following subparagraphs under Article 78 (1) and (2) of the Act and Article 85 (1) of the Decree: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
1. Class I exclusive residential area: 100 percent;
2. Class II exclusive residential area: 120 percent;
3. Class I general residential area: 150 percent;
4. Class II general residential area: 200 percent;
5. Class III general residential area: 250 percent;
6. Quasi residential area: 400 percent;
7. Central commercial area: 1,000 percent (however, 800 percent within the limits of the Four Gates);
8. General commercial area: 800 percent (however, 600 percent within the limits of the Four Gates);
9. Neighboring commercial area: 600 percent (however, 500 percent within the limits of the Four Gates);
10. Distribution commercial area: 600 percent (however, 500 percent within the limits of the Four Gates);
11. Exclusive industrial area: 200 percent;
12. General industrial area: 200 percent;
13. Quasi industrial area: 400 percent;
14. Preserved green belt: 50 percent;
15. Productive green belt: 50 percent;
16. Natural green belt: 50 percent.
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the floor area ratios for each specific-use area in the school-transferred place shall not exceed any of the following ratios: Provided, That paragraph (1) shall apply to the school-transferred place for which 10 years have elapsed since the school was transferred. <Amended by Ordinance No. 5647, Jan. 9, 2014>
(a) Commercial area: 500 percent;
(b) Quasi residential area: 300 percent;
(c) Exclusive residential area and Class I general residential area: 100 percent;
(d) Class II general residential area: 150 percent;
(e) Class III general residential area: 200 percent.
(3) Notwithstanding paragraph (1) 7 through 10, a floor area ratio set out in annexed Table 3 shall apply if a residential complex building (any building conjoint with a collective housing in respect of any use other than residence) under Article 31 (1) 2, 32 (2) or 33 (2) is constructed in a commercial area: Provided, That the floor area ratios set out in annexed Table 3 shall not be required to apply subject to deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government, the Urban Readjustment Committee or the Market Improvement Project Deliberation Committee, in any of the following cases: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4251, Jan. 5, 2005; Ordinance No. 4375, Mar. 16, 2006; Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4671, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011>
1. An area which the Mayor selects out of urban environment maintenance and improvement zones according to a master plan for the maintenance and improvement of urban and residential environment on account of the necessity of residential sites;
2. A balanced development project district;
3. A readjustment promotion zone under the Special Act on the Promotion of Urban Area Readjustment;
4. A traditional market subject to approval of a market maintenance and improvement project implementation plan.
(4) Notwithstanding paragraph (1) 13, the floor area ratio of a collective housing building or any similar building in a quasi-industrial area shall not exceed any of the following ratios: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011>
1. The floor area ratio of a collective housing building, a residential building for the elderly"s welfare, a building for the combined use of residence and office, or a boarding place for preparing for national examinations (including buildings built for other combined use) shall be 250 percent: Provided, That where industrial manufacturing facilities for lease (referring to a facility supplied by the Mayor for lease in order to provide small manufacturing facilities, industrial facilities, or such or a building site for the installation of such facilities) are included, the floor area ratio shall be 400 percent; <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
2. Notwithstanding the main sentence of subparagraph 1, the floor area ratio for the rental housing units under Article 16 (1) 1, 2, and 3 of the Rental Housing Act and for one-third of such rental housing units may be additionally permitted, and the floor area ratio in such cases shall be 300 percent; <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
3. Notwithstanding the main sentence of subparagraph 1, the floor area ratio of a collective housing building, a residential building for the elderly"s welfare, or a building for the combined use of residence and office (including buildings built for other combined use) shall be 300 percent, if such a building including the housing units for long-term lease on a deposit basis under subparagraph 3-2 of Article 2 of the Rental Housing Act. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(5) Notwithstanding paragraph (1) 15 and 16, the floor area ratio of a facility established in a productive green belt or natural green belt according to the urban management planning, among any infrastructure provided for in subparagraph 6 of Article 2 of the Act, may be 100 percent or less after deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government.
(6) The floor area ratio in a natural park under the Natural Parks Act shall not exceed 100 percent under Article 78 (3) of the Act and Article 85 (6) of the Decree: Provided, That the floor area ratio in a park district with collective facilities and park district with villages close together under the Natural Parks Act may be 150 percent or less. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011; Ordinance No. 5376, Nov. 1, 2012; Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015>
(7) The floor area ratio in a district-unit planning zone designated under Article 51 of the Act, Article 43 of the Decree and Article 16 of this Ordinance shall be provided for by rule of the Seoul Government to such an extent as provided for in paragraphs (1) through (4), Article 52 of the Act and Article 46 of the Decree. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(8) Notwithstanding paragraphs (1) 3 through 6 and (4), the floor area ratio in a traditional market located in a general residential area designated as a market maintenance and improvement project implementation zone, and that in a quasi residential area shall not exceed 400 percent and 450 percent, respectively. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4375, Mar. 16, 2006; Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011>
(9) Notwithstanding paragraph (8), if the head of a Gu concerned deems that there is no impact upon traffic, scenery, fine view, sunshine, lighting, ventilation, etc. of adjacent areas after reviewing a project promotion plan under Article 16 of the Enforcement Decree of the Special Act on Promotion of Traditional Markets and Shopping Districts, which is deliberated on and passed by the Market Improvement Project Deliberation Committee, the floor area ratio of a traditional market in a quasi residential area may be 500 percent or less. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4375, Mar. 16, 2006; Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011>
(10) If a person who intends to construct a building in an area, district or zone referred to in any subparagraph of Article 85 (8) of the Decree offers part of the site for the building as a site for any public facility, the floor area ratio of the said building shall not exceed the ratio calculated according to the following formula to the extent of 200 percent of the corresponding floor area ratio under paragraphs (1) through (4): (1+1.3α)×the floor area ratio under paragraphs (1) through (4) (Provided, That the floor area ratio of a housing redevelopment project shall not exceed 180 percent in the case of paragraph (1) 3 and 220 percent in the case of paragraph (1) 4 respectively); the term "α" used herein means a ratio of the area of a site remaining after part thereof is offered as a site for any public facility to the area offered as such. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4251, Jan. 5, 2005; Ordinance No. 4433, Oct.. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015>
(11) Notwithstanding paragraph (1) 2, the floor area ratios in a Class II exclusive residential area within a district in which a Newtown project is carried out under the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Support for Balanced Regional Development may, if deemed necessary by the Mayor, be 150 percent or less after deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4230, Sep. 24, 2004; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(12) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the floor area ratio in an industrial and distribution development promotion district or of a foreign-invested enterprise or specially managed apartment house may be relaxed to the extent of 100 percent in excess of the floor area ratio in the specific-use area in question (to the extent of the floor area ratio referred to in Article 85 (1) of the Decree, if the total floor area ratio calculated by adding the floor area ratio in such specific-use area and that of not more than such 100 percent exceeds the floor area ratio referred to in Article 85 (1) of the Decree), after deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4251, Jan. 5, 2005; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5376, Nov. 1, 2012>
(13) Notwithstanding paragraph (1) 8, the floor area ratio determined in the master plan for the maintenance and improvement of urban and residential environment (an urban environment maintenance and improvement project) shall apply to the extent of 800 percent, if an urban environment maintenance and improvement project is carried out within the limits of the Four Gates. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4251, Jan. 5, 2005>
(14) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the floor area ratio, to the extent of which rental houses may be additionally built according to the rental period of rental houses under Article 16 (1) of the Rental Housing Act is as follows, in an area falling under paragraph (1) 1 through 6 under Article 85 (3) of the Decree: Provided, That where the operator of construction of rental housing files an application for the floor area ratio not more than the following standards, it shall apply thereto: <Amended by Ordinance No. 5925, May 14, 2015>
Where the obligatory rental period is not less than 20 years: 20 percent of the floor area ratio under paragraph (1);
Where the obligatory rental period is not less than 10 years: 15 percent of the floor area ratio under paragraph (1).
(15) Notwithstanding paragraph (1) 3 through 10, in cases of acceptance of donation of any museum, library, art gallery or performance hall constructed on national or public land among the cultural facilities provided for in Article 2 of the Enforcement Decree of the Culture and Arts Promotion Act, the floor area ratio in the national or public land may be reduced to the extent of the floor area ratio for the corresponding specific-use area referred to in Article 85 (1) of the Decree, subject to deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(16) Notwithstanding paragraph (1) 5 and 6, in cases of construction of a collective housing or a residential complex building including houses subject to a long-term lease on a deposit basis (referring to rental houses supplied on a deposit basis after the Mayor purchases houses constructed by the SH Corporation or by a public or private business entity) in such an area as is designated by the rule of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT , the floor area ratio for Class III general residential area and that for a quasi residential area shall not exceed 300 percent and 500 percent, respectively. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011>
(17) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), where a tourist lodging facility for a tourist hotel business or a Korean traditional hotel business under Article 2 (1) 2 (a) through (c) of the Enforcement Decree of the Tourism Promotion Act is built in an area under paragraph (1) 6 through 10 (including the area inside the four ancient main city gates), the floor area ratio may be relaxed by up to 20 percent of the floor area ratio under paragraph (1) through deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4861, Sep. 29, 2009; Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011>
(18) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), where a subway exit, ventilating opening, switch box, etc. (hereinafter referred to as “subway exit, etc.”) is installed in a building or on a building site in order to improve pedestrian conditions of public sidewalks and enhance urban view and such a subway exit or ventilating opening or any similar facility is donated or a partitioned surface right to such a subway exit or ventilating opening or any similar facility is acquired, the floor area ratio may be relaxed within the maximum of the floor area ratio applicable to the specific use area under Article 85 (1) of the Decree according to the following formula through deliberation by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Metropolitan Committee: <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4978, Apr. 22, 2010; Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015>
1. Where such a facility is installed on a building site: Not more than the result calculated by the formula "Floor area ratio × (Building coverage area of the subway exit, etc./Area of the building site)";
2. Where such a facility is installed in a building: Not more than the result calculated by the formula "Floor area ratio × (Gross floor area of the subway exit, etc./Gross floor area of the building)".
(19) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the ratios relaxed pursuant to Article 85 (5) of the Decree shall not exceed 120 percent of the building coverage ratios of the relevant specific-use area. <Amended by Ordinance No. 5755, Oct. 20, 2014>

SECTION 7 SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS FOR EXISTING BUILDINGS Article 55-2 (Special Exceptions for Existing Buildings) "Where the level of discharged pollutants is the same or lower than that of the existing type of business" in the proviso to Article 93 (2) of the Decree means a case that does not fall under any of the following subparagraphs: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
1. A type of business that discharges a specific substance harmful to air under subparagraph 9 of Article 2 of the Clean Air Conservation Act;
2. A facility that discharges an air pollutant under subparagraph 11 of Article 2 of the Clean Air Conservation Act and that falls under Class I through Class III business establishments under annexed Table 1 of the Enforcement Decree of the said Act;
3. A type of business that discharges a specific substance harmful to water under subparagraph 8 of Article 2 of the Water Quality and Ecosystem Conservation Act: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply to cases where a wastewater-discharging facility without dumping is installed and operated with permission in accordance with Article 34 of the said Act;
4. A facility that discharges wastewater under subparagraph 10 of Article 2 of the Water Quality and Ecosystem Conservation Act and that falls under Class I through Class IV business establishments under annexed Table 13 of the Enforcement Decree of the said Act;

Article 55-3 (Standard Area for Lifting Restrictions on Building Site Penetrating Borderlines of Development Restriction Zone) The standard area for lifting restrictions on part of a building site penetrating the borderlines of a development restriction zone, the development of which is restricted, shall be less than 1,000 square meters under Article 2 (3) 6 (b) of the Enforcement Decree of the Act on Special Measures for Designation and Management of Development Restriction Zones.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011]
COMMITTEE OF SEOUL METROPOLITAN
GOVERNMENT

SECTION 1 OPERATION AND SO ON OF URBAN PLANNING COMMITTEE OF SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Article 56 (Functions) The functions of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government shall be as follows: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4629, May 29, 2008; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015>
1. Deliberation or advice on matters on which the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government shall deliberate or give advice under the Act, any other related Acts or subordinate statutes, or this Ordinance;
2. Deliberation or advice on urban planning determined by the Mayor;
3. In cases where matters subject to deliberation of the Central Urban Planning Committee from among those which fall under authority of the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport are delegated to the Mayor, the deliberation on such matters;
4. Any such deliberation or advice on other matters related to the urban planning as requested by the Mayor.

Article 57 (Organization and Operation) (1) The Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government shall be comprised of 25 to 30 members, including one Chairperson and one Vice Chairperson. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(2) The Chairperson of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government shall be appointed or commissioned by the Mayor from among its members, and the Vice Chairperson thereof shall be elected by mutual vote among its members. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(3) Members of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government shall be appointed or commissioned by the Mayor from among persons who fall under any of the following subparagraphs. In such cases, the number of such members who fall under subparagraph 3 shall be not less than two-thirds of the number of all the members of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
1. Four to five members of the Seoul Metropolitan Council; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
2. Four public officials of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT ;
3. 17 to 21 persons who have knowledge and experience in affairs related to urban planning such as land utilization, construction, housing, scenery, traffic, environment, prevention against natural disasters, culture, information and communications, urban design, landscaping, and so on.
(4) The term of office of those members who fall under paragraph (3) 3 shall be two years, but the consecutive appointment may be permitted: Provided, That the term of office of a member who is appointed as successor of a vacancy shall be the remainder of the term of office of his/her predecessor. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(5) The Chairperson shall excercise the overall control of the affairs of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government, and shall convene a meeting of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government and preside over it.
(6) The Vice Chairperson shall assist the Chairperson, and shall act on behalf of the Chairperson if the Chairperson is not able to perform his/her duties for any unavoidable reason.
(7) If neither the Chairperson nor the Vice Chairperson is able to perform his/her duties for any unavoidable reason, any member who is, in advance, designated by the Chairperson shall act on behalf of him/her.
(8) A majority of all the incumbent members of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government shall constitute a quorum of the meeting thereof (a majority of members present at a meeting shall consist of members under paragraph (3) 3) and any decision thereof shall require the concurring vote of a majority of those present. In such cases, the Chairperson shall have a vote. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
(9) The Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government shall have one executive secretary and several clerks, and the executive secretary shall be the Director who superintends the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government and a clerk shall be an assistant junior official who takes charge of the affairs of that Committee. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(10) The executive secretary of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government shall take charge of general affairs of that Committee under the Chairperson"s orders, and a clerk shall assist the executive secretary.

Article 58 (Subcommittees) (1) The Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government may establish subcommittees to deliberate on or give advice on matters which fall under any subparagraph of Article 113 of the Decree according to the following classification: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
1. Subcommittee I: Deliberation on matters concerning a plan for the alteration of a specific-use area and so on under Article 9 of the Act;
2. Subcommittee II: Deliberation on matters concerning any such development act as provided for in Article 59 of the Act, matters concerning any such raising of an objection as provided for in Article 120 of the Act and matters concerning any such maintenance and improvement project as provided for in Article 2 of the Act on the Maintenance and Improvement of Urban Areas and Dwelling Conditions for Residents;
3. Subcommittee III: Deliberation on matters concerning the designation of a district-unit planning zone and the formulation of the district-unit planning or any determination on the alteration of that district-unit planning zone and district-unit planning under Article 50 of the Act.
(2) There may be established separate subcommittees other than those as provided for in any subparagraph of paragraph (1) in order to deliberate on matters delegated by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(3) A subcommittee shall be comprised of not less than five but not more than nine members, elected by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government from among its members, and the members of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government may become the members of two or more subcommittees. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(4) The chairperson of a subcommittee shall be elected from among its members.
(5) A majority of all the incumbent members of a subcommittee shall constitute a quorum of the meeting thereof and any decision thereof shall require the concurring vote of a majority of those present.
(6) Any deliberation and resolution made by a subcommittee on any such matters designated by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government from among those subject to the deliberation of the said subcommittee shall be considered to be the deliberation and resolution of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government. In such cases, the executive secretary shall report those matters which are deliberated and resolved on by the subcommittee to the next Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government.

Article 58-2 (Exclusion and Abstention of Members) (1) If a member of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government or its subcommittee falls under any of the items of Article 113-3 of the Act or any of the items of Article 113-2 of the Decree, he/she shall be excluded from deliberation and advisory services on the agenda item at issue: <Amended by Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015>
1. Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015>
2. Deleted. <by Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015>
(2) If a member falls under paragraph (1), he/she shall file an application for abstention from deliberation or advisory services on the agenda item at issue, and shall notify the executive secretary thereof not later than three days before the day of holding a meeting. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015>
(3) When the chairperson deems that a member falls under paragraph (1) or (2) with regard to a relevant agenda item, he/she shall, ex officio or upon the member"s application for abstention, make a decision on whether to exclude the member before holding the meeting. <Amended by Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015>

Article 58-3 (Dismissal of Members) (1) The Mayor may dismiss a member, even during his/her term, where following causes occur:
1. A member himself/herself wants dismissal;
2. It is deemed that a member is unable to attend the meeting of the Urban Planning Committee for more than three months due to disease or other causes;
3. When a member lost the qualification of the relevant field;
4. When a member diverges a secret obtained in relation with the affairs of the Urban Planning Committee;
5. When a member fails to file an application for abstention, although he/she falls under Article 58-2 (1), and thereby impedes fairness;
6. When a resolution of disciplinary action is required by the Chairman of the Board of Audit and Inspection or the Mayor of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT for a member among those commissioned pursuant to Article 57 (3) 3.
(2) When a member was dismissed since he/she committed various crimes or violated Acts or seriously impeded the affairs of the Urban Planning Committee, he/she shall not be commissioned again.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015]

Article 59 (Submission of Materials and Explanation of Proposal) (1) The Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government may require any relevant organization or the head of a relevant bureau or division to submit necessary materials and hear the explanatory opinions of persons who have much academic knowledge on the urban planning if the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government considers it necessary to do so.
(2) The head of a Gu concerned may attend the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government and present his/her opinions on any such matters related to the urban planning of the autonomous Gu concerned with the previous approval of the Chairperson of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government.
(3) In deliberating upon a draft urban management planning proposed by a private business entity for the construction, etc. of a collective housing, the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government may, upon request of the private business entity, hear its opinions according to the procedures provided for by rule of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT . <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(4) When any alteration is made in any major contents of such an urban management planning as proposed by a private business entity or any additional burden is imposed on the private business entity concerned in consequence of deliberation, the Mayor shall notify the result of such deliberation, specifying the reasons therefor, to the authorized policymaker, who in turn shall inform the private business entity concerned thereof. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

Article 60 (Closed-door Meetings) The meetings of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government shall not, in principle, be open to the public: Provided, That the same shall not apply to the cases where disclosure of which is provided for by any related Act and subordinate statute.

Article 61 (Minutes) (1) The Chairperson of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government may have two or less stenographers prepare minutes of a meeting thereof. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(2) Where the Mayor receives a request to make public minutes of a meeting of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government, he/she shall make the minutes available to the public pursuant to Article 113-2 of the Act and Article 113-3 of the Decree 30 days after the date on which deliberation ends (however, six months in cases of an agenda item examination of which has been reserved). <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 4433, Oct. 4, 2006; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010; Ordinance No. 5196, Oct. 27, 2011; Ordinance No. 5349, Jul. 30, 2012>
(3) Perusal shall be used as a method for making public the minutes under paragraph (2). <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5197, Oct. 27, 2011>

Article 62 (Allowances, etc.) The Mayor may pay allowances and travel expenses within the budget to those members and stenographers who are not public officials belonging to the Seoul Government.

Article 63 (Operation of Joint Committee) (1) Articles 56, 57 (2) and (5) through (10), 58 (2) through (6), 58-2, 58-3 and 59 through 62 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the operation of the Joint Committee. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(2) When necessary for dealing of affairs, authority of which are delegated pursuant to Article 68 (1), the autonomous Gu Joint Committee may be established and operated. <Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015>

Article 63-2 (Establishment, Operation, etc. of Advisory Group on Urban Planning Policy) The Mayor may establish and operate the Advisory Group on Urban Planning Policy (hereinafter referred to as the "Advisory Group") and consult with it in order to efficiently establish and manage urban planning.
(1) The Advisory Group shall be composed of not less than 25 but not more than 30 persons, including one chairperson and one vice chairperson who shall be commissioned by election from among external experts.
(2) Members of the Advisory Group shall be composed of experts related to urban planning, such as urban scenery, urban design and traffic, experts related to humanities and social science, such as culture, future, history and tourism, and members of the Seoul Metropolitan Council. In such cases, at least 1/3 of the members of the Advisory Group shall be composed of members of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government under Article 57 (3) 1 and 2.
(3) If necessary for the efficient operation of the Advisory Group, it may have a sub-advisory group, a working-level support team and expert advisors.
(4) Articles 57 (4) through (10), 58-2 and 62 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the operation of the Advisory Group.
(5) Except as provided in this Ordinance, matters concerning the operation of the Advisory Group shall be determined by the chairperson through a meeting of the Advisory Group.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Ordinance No. 5594, Oct. 4, 2013]

SECTION 2 PERMANENT URBAN PLANNING GROUP Article 64 (Establishment and Functions) (1) A permanent urban planning group (hereinafter referred to as "planning group") shall be established in the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government under Article 116 of the Act. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(2) The functions of the planning group shall be as follows: <Amended by Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
1. Examination of any such fundamental urban planning or urban management planning drafted by the Mayor;
2. Any such planning, direction, investigation and research concerning the urban planning commissioned by the Mayor;
3. Surveying and research conducted in relation to matters as required by the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government and by the Urban Readjustment Committee of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT under Article 21 (1) of the SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT Ordinance on the Promotion of Urban Readjustment; <Amended by Ordinance No. 4569, Oct. 1, 2007; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>
4. Any other examinations and advices on the urban planning.

Article 65 (Composition of Planning Group) (1) In the planning group, there may be not more than nine public officials in general term and not more than five flextime public officials in general term, including the leader and research fellows. <Amended by Ordinance No. 5750, Oct. 20, 2014>
(2) In the planning group, there may be clerical assistants to such an extent as the relevant budget permits.

Article 66 (Operation, etc. of Planning Group) (1) The Chairperson of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government shall take general charge of the operation of the planning group and excercise the overall control of the affairs thereof.
(2) The Mayor may appoint the leader of the planning group from among the research fellows if he/she considers it necessary to do so.
(3) The leader of the planning group shall, under the directions of the Chairperson of the Urban Planning Committee of the Seoul Government, divide those office duties of which the research fellows shall take partial charge among them and direct and supervise their service.

Article 67 (Appointment, Service, etc.) (1) With respect to the appointment, service and so on of the leader and the research fellows of the planning group, Presidential Decree on Appointment of Local Public Officials shall apply. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 5750, Oct. 20, 2014; Ordinance No. 5826, Jan. 2, 2015>
(2) Research expenses, travel expenses and so on may be paid to the flextime public officials in general term of the planning group, to such an extent as the relevant budget permits. <Amended by Ordinance No. 5750, Oct. 20, 2014>

CHAPTER X SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS Article 68 (Delegation of Authority) (1) Such affairs as provided for in annexed Table 4 of this Ordinance from among those which fall under any authority of the Mayor under Article 139 (2) of the Act, shall be delegated to the heads of Gus concerned. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
(2) Unless there are other special provisions concerning those affairs which are delegated under paragraph (1), such affairs shall be deemed to include other affairs annexed thereto.
(3) In cases where the head of a Gu deals with such affairs as provided for in subparagraphs 1 through 10 of annexed Table 4 from among those delegated under paragraph (1), he/she shall report the results thereof to the Mayor. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>

Article 68-2 (Matters to be Registered in Confirmation for Land Utilization Plan) The information relating to land use prescribed by the ordinance on urban planning of a local government under Article 2 (2) 6 of the Enforcement Rule of the Framework Act on the Regulation of Land Use shall be as follows:
1. A "school-transferred place" referred to in Article 54 (3);
2. A "place of accident" referred to in subparagraph 1 (d) (ii) e of annexed Table 1 (land which is not recovered because forest trees therein are damaged intentionally or unlawfully or because the terrain of which is changed);
3. "Land with biotope grade 1" referred to in subparagraph 1 (a) (iv) of annexed Table 1 (land which is determined as grade 1 in evaluation of biotope types as a result of surveys on the existent circumstances of urban ecology under Article 4 (4) and which is determined as grade 1 in evaluation of individual biotopes);
4. "Within the limits of the Four Gates" referred to in Article 54 (5).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Ordinance No. 5153, Jul. 28, 2011]

Article 69 (Procedures for Collection of Fines for Negligence) Procedures for the collection of fines for negligence under Article 134 of the Decree shall be governed by the Act on the Regulation of Violations of Public Order. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008; Ordinance No. 4926, Jan. 7, 2010>

Article 70 (Rules) Necessary matters concerning the enforcement of this Ordinance shall be prescribed by rule of the Seoul Government. <Amended by Ordinance No. 4666, Jul. 30, 2008>
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