extent of the Erode local planning area is 76.21 Sq.Km Developed
land within the local planning area constitutes 13.44% of total
area. The developed area in the municipal area alone constitutes
83.25% of total municipal area Commercial area has been developed
along the road side in all major roads, in municipal area along
Kongan road near the southern boundary of the local planning area,
mainly the commercial area in Erode town is concentrated near
the junction of Brough road and auchery road and Bazaar area.
In Erode town, the industries users are found along the Nethaji
road. Most of the industries are located outside the municipal
limits. The industrially developed Perundurai road is near the
fringe of Erode town road. Some industrial development is also
found along Sathy road. The industries that are located within
the Erode town belong to mainly oil and rice mills and allied
trades, such as engg. works, automobiles and power looms. The
industries such as dyeing and power loom textiles are predominant
in LPA.Industries belonging to Dhal mill, Cotton textiles, Vanaspathy
manufacturing, wax and screen printing, powerloom, sizing, wraping
and printing press are also found in and around Erode town. Within
the town the industrial unit occupies 6 .69% of the town area.
Whereas the industrial as a whole covers . .