What is FAR and what is included?

The Town of Greenwich Building Zone Regulations currently define Floor Area, Gross for residential zones in Section 6-5 (22.1) (PDF). The floor area ratios and other height and bulk restrictions can be found on the chart in Section 6-205 (a) (PDF).

Floor Area Worksheets are required for site plan applications and subdivision applications when applicable for the purpose of demonstrating the "gross floor area." Scaled worksheets are to be prepared based upon floor plans, which represent existing or proposed conditions as applicable to the particular circumstances of the site plan or subdivision approval being sought. It is preferred that floor plans and worksheets be prepared by a professional architect; two sets are to be submitted.

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