Dwelling
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Dwelling

Dwelling means a structure, or a part of a structure, that is used as a home, as a residence, or as a sleeping place by one or more people who maintain a household in the structure.

Dwelling

Dwelling means a unit of residential accommodation occupied (whether or not as a sole or main residence):

  • by an individual or by individuals living together as a family; or

  • by not more than six individuals living together as a single household (including a household where care is provided for residents)

and includes any surgeries, consulting rooms, offices or other accommodation, of a floor area not exceeding in the aggregate 50 square metres, forming part of a dwelling and used by an occupant of the dwelling in a professional or business capacity.

Dwelling

A building or portion of a building having 2 or more rooms used or intended to be used together for the domestic purposes of one or more persons and including at least one living room, one cooking facility and one bathroom and not rented or  available for rent or occupation for periods of less than 30 days

Dwelling

A building designed for use as a residence for no more than four families or a single-family unit in building under a condominium form of ownership.

Dwelling

Dwelling means any residential structure, whether or not attached to real property. It includes vacation or second homes and rental properties; multifamily as well as one-to-four-family structures; individual condominium and cooperative units; and manufactured and mobile homes. It excludes recreational vehicles such as boats and campers, and transitory residences such as hotels, hospitals, and college dormitories.

Dwelling

(1) “Dwelling” means a structure any part of which has been adapted for overnight accommodation of an individual, regardless of whether an individual is actually present.

(2) “Dwelling” includes a kitchen, shop, barn, stable, or outbuilding that is a parcel to, belongs to, or adjoins the dwelling.

Dwelling

“Dwelling” retains its judicially determined meaning except to the extent that its meaning is expressly or impliedly changed in this subtitle.

Dwelling
"Dwelling" means a residential structure or mobile home that contains one to four family housing units, or individual units of condominiums or cooperatives.
Dwelling
"Dwelling" means the place of permanent or customary and usual residence of a person, according to local custom or law, including a single-family house, a single family unit in a two-family, multi-family, or multi-purpose property; a unit of a condominium or cooperative housing project; a nonhousekeeping unit; a mobile home; or any other residential unit.
Dwelling
"Dwelling" means any building, structure, or portion thereof, that is occupied as, or designated or intended for occupancy as, a residence by one or more families, and any vacant land that is offered for sale or lease for the construction or location thereon of any such building, structure, or portion thereof.
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About this term

Dwelling has been defined 15 different ways in documents like Forestry Terminology, Building Standards Technical Handbook: Non-Domestic, Zoning Bylaw No. 4662, 2010, and 7 more.

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