habitable space

habitable space

By code, a space occupied by one or more persons for living, sleeping, eating, or cooking (although a kitchenette is not usually deemed to be a habitable space). Compare with nonhabitable space.
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Bigelow, founder of Bigelow Aerospace and a pioneer in developing commercially viable, habitable space structures.
If a yellow-bellied marmot population grows too large, leading to a strain on habitable space, a female yellow-bellied marmot will sometimes allow her daughters to settle nearby, and about half will accept the invitation.
This is the reason why it is easy to turn a container into a habitable space.
Anecdotal evidence, however, indicates an number of integrated garages being converted into habitable space, which may be done without planning permission.
It is also about) increasing habitable space in accordance with scientific studies.
He added that reducing the food gap and increasing habitable space in accordance with scientific studies is the main aim.
5 If you own a leasehold flat that includes a cellar, converting it into habitable space can seem like a really good way to make your flat bigger and better.
And we'd also hope to refurbish High Friars Lane to make it a more habitable space.
were instructed to complete a Property Risk Survey, which found knotweed growing close to the properties habitable space (RICS Category 4 Risk -the highest risk) and the property boundary.
The ordinance, proposed by the town's planning board, will double the minimum habitable space per resident from 300 to 600 square feet, but only in the three zones where student housing is allowed.
We, Blathnaid Ni Fhatharta & John Ahern, intend to apply for planning permission for the demolition of existing return; construction of new two-storey extension to rear of existing house; conversion of existing attic space to a habitable space with new rooflight to front; and modification of front gates to accommodate off-street parking in front garden at 166 Botanic Road, Dublin 9.