Basic Civil Engineering (3110004)

BE | Semester-1   Winter-2019 | 08-01-2020

Q2) (b)

Explain site plan and key plan.

Site plan
  • The purpose of site plan is to exactly locate the property with reference to the existing properties in all four directions on very adjacent land.
  • Site plan also shows the land boundary, margins, construction area, streets, buildings on adjacent lands, service lines like water supply, drainage, power supply, telecommunication, data lines, etc.
  • The boundary area of ownership is highlighted by hatching lines.
  • The scale may vary from 1 in 500 to 1 in 1000 depending upon the size of land under ownership.

Key plan
  • The purpose of key plan is to locate the site of construction in region.
  • Person can use key plan to reach.
  • The plan shows main roads and well-known buildings as landmark to reach the site.
  • Key plan should cover area of 2 km radius around the site.
  • Key plan are drawn to the scale of 1 in 10,000.
  • The area covering the property is highlighted with hatching lines.