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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He said that the board, in compliance with the government's decision to encourage vertical construction, decided to increase the floor-area ratio for buildings on roads with a 300 feet right of way or more.
During Monday's meeting, the board considered a number of issues, including creation of a commercial strip in Sector I-9, renaming various thoroughfares, plot cancellation and restoration policy, by-laws, change of floor-area ratio (FAR), development of Sector I-15 and handing over land to the Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation (FGEHF).
The maximum allowed height on the property is 250 feet, with a 9-to-1 floor-area ratio.
The project would have also needed variances for setbacks as well as for exceeding the permitted floor-area ratio. The BZA approved the synagogue portion of the plan but rejected the catering facility.
According to the report, 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.
There wasn't a calculation of the floor-area ratio, commonly used to express density.
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.g., schools and public buildings only) for the zone.
8119 for issuing zoning and building permits despite the Torre de Manila's non-compliance with the floor-area ratio (FAR) limit.
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.
Content of asset to be transferred Type of asset: The trust beneficiary rights of real estate Location: 2-1-23 Hakataeki Higashi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka City Building Structure/ Number of stories: Steel-framed, partially steel reinforced concrete eight-story building with a flat roof and one-story basement Date of construction: March 31, 2001 Total floor area: 8,111.25m2 (see note 1) Purpose: Offices, banks, retail premises Property area: 1,385.89m2 (see note 1) Zoning: Building land Floor-Area Ratio: 100% Building-to-Land Ratio: 600%