Residential Building
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Residential Building

Residential building means a building, other than a domestic building, having sleeping accommodation.

Residential Building

Residential Building includes the following types of buildings:

  • apartment building;
  • detached house;
  • duplex;
  • fourplex;
  • semi-detached house;
  • townhouse; or
  • triplex.

 

Residential Building
"Residential building" means a single family or multifamily structure that is used primarily for human dwelling and that has a system for heating, cooling, or both.
Residential Building

A building should be regarded as residential building when more than half of the floor area is used for dwelling purposes. Other buildings should be regarded as non-residential. 

Two types of residential buildings can be distinguished: 

- houses (ground-oriented residential buildings): comprising all types of houses (detached, semi- detached, terraced houses, houses built in a row, etc.) each dwelling of which has its own entrance directly from the ground surface; 

- other residential buildings: comprising all residential buildings other than ground-oriented residential buildings as defined above.

Residential Building

Means any hotel, motel, apartment house, lodging house, single and dwelling, or other residential building which is heated or mechanically cooled.

Residential Building

Means any hotel, motel, apartment house, lodging house, single and dwelling, or other residential building which is heated or mechanically cooled.

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About this term

Residential Building has been defined 6 different ways in documents like Building Standards Technical Handbook: Non-Domestic, Zoning By-law No. 569-2013, Chapter 800, Code of Maryland, and 3 more.

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