Floor-area ratio

Floor-area ratio

The ratio between the total floor area of all floors of a building which is permitted by code to the area of the lot on which the building is constructed.
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In the allotment letter, it was clearly defined that the floor-area ratio of the building would be 1:5 with 100pc coverage and the number of storeys would be ground plus four, thus capping the height of the building.
However, they also cited the Manila zoning ordinance provisions of only 'a floor-area ratio of 4' (equivalent to a maximum of 16 but small stories) and a recommended institutional land use (e.
8119 deals on, among other things, the floor-area ratio (FAR) limit in the construction of buildings in the City of Manila.
8 floor-area ratio for Community Facility, which allows for 341,467 total buildable square feet.
Sitting on an 111,500-square-foot lot, the 90,000-square-foot building is zoned M1-5, which allows for light manufacturing as well as residential and other commercial uses, and has a floor-area ratio of 5.
26, 2010 (CENS)--To inject fresh vitality to urban areas and stimulate economic activities, the government will start pushing the reconstruction or renovation of old buildings via subsidy and the incentive of floor-area ratio, according to the "action plan for the urban-renewable industry," passed by the Executive Yuan (the Cabinet) yesterday (Nov.
The proposal would reduce the so-called floor-area ratio, or the allowable square footage of a house, based on the size of its lot.
In the allotment letter, it was clearly defined that the floor-area ratio of the building would be 1:5 with 100pc coverage and the number of storeys was ground-plus four, thus capping the height of the building,' said the court order.
During Tuesday's oral argument on the Torre de Manila case, Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio asked why do every developer who wants to build a building or condominium in Manila has to go through the City Council and ask for a Zoning Ordinance to be allowed an exception from the floor-area ratio (FAR) requirement under the Zoning Ordinance.
Located on the north side of East 72nd Street between Park and Madison avenues, the elevator building has a floor-area ratio of 10 and sits on a 2,760-square-foot lot.
4 billion in the next four years and the incentive of floor-area ratio, according to the "action plan for the urban-renewable industry," scheduled to be passed by the Executive Yuan (the Cabinet) at its regular meeting this Thursday (Nov.