Zoning Diagrams Compendium

Category: Dwelling Types

Floor Area Ratio Examples

Floor Area Ratio The ratio of floor area permitted on a zoning lot to the size of the lot. Thus, a permitted floor-area ratio of 6.0 on a 10,000 square foot lot would allow a building whose gross floor area is 60,000 square feet. Floor Area, Gross The total area of all floors of a […]

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Illustrations of Dwelling Types

Detached One-Family Dwelling A dwelling which is designed for occupancy by one family or household only, is situated on a separate lot and is not attached by any means to any other dwelling. Semi-Detached One-Family Dwelling A dwelling divided vertically to provide two dwelling units separated by a common wall. Duplex Dwelling A building that […]

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Illustrations of Types of Dwellings

Fourplex Dwelling A building which consists of two attached duplex dwellings, or a building containing only two storeys exclusive of basement, divided vertically into four dwelling units with either one or two complete walls in common with adjoining units and an independent entrance, either directly or through a common vestibule. Townhouse Dwelling A building that […]

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Typical Dwelling Types

Detached One-Family Dwelling A dwelling which is designed for occupancy by one family or household only, is situated on a separate lot and is not attached by any means to any other dwelling. Semi-Detached One-Family Dwelling A dwelling divided vertically to provide two dwelling units separated by a common wall. Twin Dwelling Two dwelling units […]

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