71 Gross Usable Floor Area


For the purpose of calculating motor vehicle parking stalls, bicycle parking stalls and loading stalls, the total horizontal area of every enclosed floor and mezzanine used exclusively by a single use area in a building, and is measured from the exterior face of the exterior wall and the centre line of an interior partition wall that separates at least two uses, but does not include:

(a)        elevator shafts;

(b)        stairwells;

(c)        crawl spaces;

(d)        mechanical or electrical rooms;

(e)        indoor garbage or recycling storage;

(f)        areas used for parking and loading;

(g)        areas below grade used for storage and not accessible to the public; and

(h)        common corridors and halls available to more than one use.