Building Abbatior standards

Prossy Nalunga made this Access to Information request to Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development

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From: Prossy Nalunga

Dear Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development,

We are a group of low income people who want to build abbatior in our community. The Subcounty chief has informed us to use government standards. Do you have them? or where can we go.

Yours faithfully,

Prossy Nalunga

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From: Dennis Obbo
Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development

Ms. Nalunga,
This is the right Ministry you have contacted. We do have the standards including others.
I now take this opportunity to acknowledge receipt of your request.

I will get back to you soon.

Dennis Obbo
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Subject: Access to Information request - Building Abbatior standards
To: "ATI requests at Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development" <[Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development request email]>
Date: Thursday, February 12, 2015, 9:01 AM

Dear Ministry of Lands, Housing and
Urban Development,

We are a group of low income people who want to build
abbatior in our community. The Subcounty chief has informed
us to use government standards. Do you have them? or where
can we go.

Yours faithfully,

Prossy Nalunga

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From: Dennis Obbo
Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development


Attachment National Physical Planning Standards and Guidelines 2011.pdf
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Dear Nalunga,
Building standards for ABATTOIRS

The following guidelines should be observed in the development of an abattoir.
a) Location and site.
i) Minimum site area of 1,800 sq. m;
ii) Distance from urban development i.e. should not be located close to residential developments, education institutions, religious institutions, public and commercial buildings;
iii) Accessibility i.e. the site must be accessed by road;
iv) The site must have adequate water supply;
v) Effluent disposal i.e. the site should be free draining and not subject to water logging and flooding;
vi) Solid waste disposal: there should be sufficient space available for waste management by either incineration or disposal in a pit. Pit is recommended for small abattoirs and should not extend below the normal water table.

b) Design Requirements
i) Slaughter hall/floor;
ii) Large area: should be large enough to hold the expected daily number of animals for slaughter;
iii) Soak-away pit for drainage;
iv) Fencing should be provided;
v) Amenities and office areas.

Source: extracted from the National Physical Planning Standards and Guidelines. Kampala: Ministry of Lands, Housing & Urban Development, 2011. Page 65 – 66.

I attach the document for you.
Your information request is now considered answered, unless otherwise.

Dennis Obbo
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Subject: Access to Information request - Building Abbatior standards
To: "ATI requests at Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development" <[Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development request email]>
Date: Thursday, February 12, 2015, 9:01 AM

Dear Ministry of Lands, Housing and
Urban Development,

We are a group of low income people who want to build
abbatior in our community. The Subcounty chief has informed
us to use government standards. Do you have them? or where
can we go.

Yours faithfully,

Prossy Nalunga

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