Most companies selling surveyed plots offer the standard size of six to seven eight feet lands. I have always wondered where this size of plot originated from – after all, according to the building by-laws, the smallest acceptable plot is six perch in Colombo and seven perch in other parts of the country. But with a special permission you can build on much small lands even small than six perch. One a SandG associates got to design house in five perch land in 2009.
Six perch and seven perch plots may seem small but it’s sufficient for the basic housing needs. Hinging on the design adopted for your plot, you can use your plot maximally. This document will show you couple of houses built on seven perch lands at the melting pots of the Colombo. more