The Development Control Regulations (DCR), which regulate all construction activities within the area of authority of Colombo Port City were published in the extraordinary gazette on June 2, 2023.

The updated version represents an enhanced version of the initial publication in April 2022.

As a result, the Colombo Port City Economic Commission is now open to receiving development proposals for evaluation and the issuance of Planning Clearance, Development Permits, and Certificates of conformity. aligned with the approved Master Plan, which spans a buildable area of 6.3 million square metres and will offer a world-class environment for various amenities, including a Marina Facility, Luxury Villas, apartments, an Integrated resort, a convention centre, an international school and university, a hospital, a financial centre, etc.

These and all other developments in Colombo Port City will be subject to the regulations of the newly published DCR 2023.

The primary objective of 2023 for Colombo Port City is to benefit developers, residents, investors, and all stakeholders, including the surrounding community.