The site of an urban farm facility has to meet the following requirements: it must be connected to a running water supply, a sewage system and electricity
. The estimated available power needed for 1 m² of growing area is 0,1 to 0,4 kW depending on farm size and crop type. The floor concrete slab is to support the weight of a structure that consists of racks, pallets, pipes, tanks, lamps and other equipment. The recommended floor loading capacity is 800 kg/ sq.m. The walls must have an effective waterproof layer inside, or such a layer should be provided. The thermal insulation of the growing chamber should be provided by the sandwich panels which are normally used for cooling chambers.