Key Policies of Dhaka Structure Plan (SP) 1995-2015

Industrial Estates :
It designates any new general industrial areas for development in the SP period to 2015, after the Tejgaon and Tongi industrial estates are operating at full and optimum capacity.
Foot Loose Industries:
In the SP the different special areas are proposed for Foot Loose Industries in the industries would be non-polluting and non- noxious. The areas will be pre-designated industrial areas.
Polluting Industries:
The authority will commit itself to an integrated policy of the incremental environmental upgrading and relocation where necessary of Dhaka's existing polluting industries in a manner commensurate with sound environmental practice and cost effectiveness.
Informal Sector Activities:
To encourage informal sector economic activities by means of relaxing these regulations which tend to stifle these initiatives and providing opportunities to enhance conditions and productivity.
Dispersal of Commercial Activities:
In recognition of the prevailing low mobility levels of the majority of Dhaka?s work force the authority will seek to promote the gradual dispersal of commercial activity to the existing suburbs and new growth areas.
City Open Space:
To promote open space and recreational facilities exploiting the resource of vacant and under utilize government land within the established urban areas.