Building

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Quick understanding about what a building means, how it is measured and what are the type of areas part of a building.

Lot Coverage

One of the restrictions or controls specified by zoning district is Lot Coverage. This tells how much the footprint of a building could cover the lot.   Usually, the...

Live / Work Unit

A Live/Work Unit is a hybrid Residential and PDR Use that is defined as a structure or portion of a structure combining a residential living space for...

Building's Setbacks

Setbacks are the distance between the property lines and the immediate structure on the property. The setbacks could be a range from zero to X feet or could...

Unit Density

Density refers to the number of Dwelling Units permitted in the various zoning districts. This number is specified in the Zoning Control Tables for the district in which...

Buildings' Use

The purpose for which land or a structure, or both, are legally designed, constructed, arranged, or intended, or for which they are legally occupied or maintained, let, or...

Buildings' height limit

Height limit differs within a city area. The height of a building is the vertical distance by which a structure rises above a certain point of measurement. The...

Open space

Most of the jurisdictions requires some sort of Open Space provided on a property. One or more of the following types of open space may be provided such...

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