common area


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common area

[¦käm·ən ¦er·ē·ə]
(computer science)
An area of storage which two or more routines share.

common area

An area either within a building or outside a building which is intended for use of all occupants of the building or a group of buildings, but not for the free use of the general public.
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As different "uses" may have different requirements or expectations in relation to the control, management or use of the common areas within a building, the management and structuring of mixed-use developments is more intricate than with single-use developments and requires striking an appropriate balance between the relevant use interests.
The area of a unit generally bounded by the centerline of demising walls that separate a unit from adjacent units, the measure line of adjacent exterior enclosures, the finished surface of the unit side of walls that separate a unit from an adjacent major vertical penetration, and the finished surface of the common element side of a wall between the unit and an adjacent common area.
The plan review overlooked federal rules for common areas, and those rules define the Habitat project as being within a "blast zone": Weyerhaueser and International Paper plants are less than half a mile away, and those plants use chemicals that could explode, so communal outdoor activities such as gardening are not allowed.
The meeting reviewed the actions and measures accomplished by the Permanent Committee for the Management of Operations of Exploration and Exploitation of Mineral Resources available in the common area between the two countries in the seabed of the Red Sea, topped by the committee's follow-up for the technical works and mining studies that have been conducted through the first mining license at the site of Atlantis 2 in the common area in the Red Sea between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Republic of Sudan, which covers an area of 60 square kilometers for a period of 30 years.
They offer their helping hand in cleaning grounds, vacant apartments, occupied apartments and also common area cleaning.
Meetings were also being held between youth workers and the borough council to improve facilities in the Galley Common area.
These fees often total 15 percent or more of common area maintenance costs.
Birke filed a lawsuit on behalf of his daughter against the building owners to stop people from smoking in common areas of the apartments.
One common area where lawsuits arise, says Hughes, is in calculating royalties derived from licensing IP.
The IRS believes that the 1984 change delays recovery of these costs until the common area costs actually are incurred.
The district will spend an estimated $671,800 to develop the 3-acre park from a rundown common area donated by a now-defunct homeowners association in the low-income neighborhood south of Hayden Bridge Way and east of Pioneer Parkway.
Arborists decided to remove the other two trunks from the 80-foot-tall, three-trunk Italian stone pine rooted in a common area uphill from the Avenida Frasca home.

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