Unformatted text preview: e front, side and rear properly lines may be allowed provided that the
following requirements shall be complied with:
1. Open space as prescribed in Table I.
2. Window opening as prescribed in Section 7. 3. Firewall with a minimum of one-hour resistive rating constructed with a minimum height
clearance of 1.00 meter above the roof (See Fig. 5). The required open space shall be located totally or distributed anywhere within the lot in such
a manner as to provide maximum light and ventilation into the building. (See Fig. 6).
b) Yards for Commercial, Industrial, Institutional and Recreational Buildings.
30 meters & above
Below 10 meters FRONT 10 m.
2 m. SIDE 3 m.
2 m. REAR
2 m. The yard requirements in Table III above are for newly-developed thoroughfares. for highly built-up
urban areas with duly established lines and grades reflecting therein proposed road widening and
elevation, the requirements in Table III above may not be imposed and the building may abut on ariticial
ventilation, if any, and firewalls are complied with.
3.3 3.4 4. Setback - The vacant space left between the building and lot lines than 2.00 meters in
width. A setback may be considered part of the open space, provided that it abuts a
permanent public open space without any separation between them which obstructs the
free flow of light and ventilation. Fences, if any, made of wrought or galvanized iron
bars and the like with solid masonry zocalo, if any, not higher than 1.00 meter shall be
Uncovered Driveways, Access Roads and Parking Spaces may be considered part of the
open space provided that they are open and unobstructed from the ground upward as in
courts and yards. Ceiling Heights:
5. Habitable rooms provided with artificial ventilation shall have ceiling heights not less
than 2.40 meters measured from the floor to the ceiling; Provided that for buildings of
more than one-storey, the minimum ceiling height of the first story shall be 2.70 meters
and tht for the second story 2.40 meters and the succeeding stories shall have an
unobstructed typical head-room clearance of not less than 2.10 meters above the finished
floor. Above stated rooms with a natural ventilation shall have ceiling heights not less
than 2.70 meters. Mezzanine floors shall have a clear ceiling height not less than 1.80 meters above and
Sizes and Dimensions of Rooms: Minimum sizes of rooms and their least horizonta dimensions shall be as follows:
5.1 5.2 Kitchen - 3.00 square meters with a least of 1.50 meters; 5.3
6. Rooms for Human Habitations - 6.00 square meters with a least dimension of 2.00
meters; Bath and toilet - 1.20 square meters with a least dimension of 0.90 meter. Air Space Requirements in Determining Sizes of Rooms:
Minimum air space shall be provided as follows:
6.1 School Rooms - 3.00 cubic meters with 1.00 square meter of floor area per person;...
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- Fall '12
- Building code, Building officials