Floor Are Ratio (FAR)


Definition of "Floor are ratio (FAR)"

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Evone Kolodziej, Real Estate Agent JP & Associates

The ratio between a structure's total floor are and the total land area of the land upon which it is constructed. The floor area ratio must conform with the building code's floor area specifications. The FAR is calculated by diving the total building floor area by the total building lot square area:

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