floor area ratio


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floor area ratio

The ratio of floor space in a building to lot size; used in zoning regulations to restrict the size of buildings.
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After being assured of DMCI's compliance with conditions meant to mitigate adverse effects of excess floor area ratio, they sought the city council's approval for variance in the Torre project, Flaminiano said.
The site is located in an R7A zoning district with a C2-5 commercial overlay, which has a floor area ratio that allows a maximum of four times the lot size.
Easier restrictions on floor area ratio will help promote building rehabilitation,'' a Mitsubishi Estate official said.
Moreover, halls have been capped at a maximum of two storeys with maximum floor area Ratio (FAR) of 1:1 with a minimum of 30 feet left on the front, and 15 feet on the sides and rear.
0 floor area ratio allows 10,000 buildable square feet, as-of-right, for residential use.
Shri Puri referred to the recommendation of NITI Ayog for relaxation of Floor Space Index (FSI) and Floor Area Ratio (FAR) norms in urban areas to give a push to urban development and asked the Ministry officials to take up a time bound review of these norms in all the 53 cities with a population of one million and above each.
Addressing the gathering at the Digital Haryana Summit 2017 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that the Haryana Government has raised the Floor Area Ratio (FAR) from 250 to 500 for IT and IT enabled companies.
Any move to change the floor area ratio within residential developments - to lower the cost of construction for low-rise affordable housing - could face resistance from developers due to "loss in profit margins, perceived issues with project branding and difculties to generate interest from the core target audience.
The Union urban development ministry has asked the DDA to increase the floor area ratio ( FAR) for construction to be undertaken by private developers under this policy.
Then, Makati, as an "incentive" to Alphaland (it has not done this to anyone else), changed its floor area ratio (FAR) from 68 to 12.
Apart from this the authorities should also come out with common Floor Area Ratio so that we can give affordable homes to the people.
Although some of the developers were able to secure a zoning permit, its issuance is invalid considering that the developers violated the Percentage of Land Occupancy and Floor Area Ratio (PLO/FAR) provisions of the ordinance which restricts the Land Use Intensity Control ratings for a type of building in a certain zone," the committee report dated March 5 said.