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SUBJECT

Commercial
Requirements
Corner Lot
Inside / Regular Lot
Interior / Rear Lot
End Lot
Corner Through Lot
Basement
Foundation
Occupant Load
Building Height Limit

P.D. 1096
National Building Code of the
Philippines

B.P. 344
Accessibility Law

R.A. 9514
Fire Code of the
Philippines

Deed Restrictions
MACEA (Makati Commercial
Estates Association)

Min. of 813.00 sq. m


Min. of 600 sq. m
N/A
N/A
Min. of 813.00 sq. m
10.00 m - min. RROW width

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

At least 250 mm thick, 600 mm


below ground surface

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Shall not be less than 2.00 m
deep, and at least 2.00 m
away from creek, drainage
canal or culvert
N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

18.6 sq. m/ occupant


16 60 storeys above established
grade
48.00 m 180.00 m above highest
grade

Stair Width

At least 750 mm

N/A

Stair Riser
Stair Tread

Max. of 200 mm
At least 200 mm

Max. of 150 mm
Min. of 300 mm

Entrance and Exit

At least 1 entrance and 1 exit

N/A

1120 mm for buildings


with less than 2000
persons
1420 mm for buildings
with more than or equal
to 2000 persons
Max. of 180 mm
Min. of 280 mm
Refer to Fire Code
Specifications (too
many to tabulate)

N/A

N/A
N/A
N/A

Allowable Maximum
Total Gross Floor
Areas (GFA)

Commercial 3 (Com-3)

Com-3 with Sprinkler


System & Firewalls

P.D. 1096
30 x 80% - Interior / Rear Lot & End
Lot
30 x 75% - Inside / Regular Lot
30 x 80% - Corner Lot
30 x 80% - Through Lot
30 x 90% - Corner Through Lot
30 x 90% - Corner Lot Abutting
Three or more streets, rivers, etc.
30 x 85% - Interior / Rear Lot & End
Lot
30 x 85% - Inside / Regular Lot
30 x 90% - Corner Lot
30 x 90% - Through Lot
30 x 95% - Corner Through Lot
30 x 95% - Corner Lot Abutting
Three or more streets, rivers, etc.

B.P. 344

R.A. 9514

Deed Restrictions

N/A

N/A

Refer to Deed Restrictions


Specifications (too many to
tabulate)

N/A

N/A

N/A

Deed Restrictions
Refer to Deed Restrictions
Specifications (too many to
tabulate)
N/A

Building Bulk

P.D. 1096

B.P. 344

R.A. 9514

Floor to Lot Area Ratio


(FLAR) Com-3

9.00 up to 34.00
(at a 60-storey or 180.00 m BHL)

N/A

N/A

Angles / Slopes To Satisfy


Natural Light &
Ventilation Requirements
Along RROW and Front
Yards

8.00 m RROW Width:


71.0 - angle from centerline
48.00 m : 16.5 m (2.90) ratio /
slope

N/A

N/A

10.00 m RROW Width:


69.5 - angle from centerline
48.00 m : 17.5 m (2.74) ratio /
slope
12.00 m RROW Width:
68.0 - angle from centerline
48.00 m : 18.5 m (2.59) ratio /
slope
14.00 m RROW Width:
65.5 - angle from centerline
48.00 m : 19.5 m (2.46) ratio /
slope
16.00 m RROW Width:
63.6 - angle from centerline
48.00 m : 20.5 m (2.34) ratio /
slope
18.00 m RROW Width:
61.7 - angle from centerline
48.00 m : 21.5 m (2.23) ratio /
slope
20.00 m RROW Width:
60.0 - angle from centerline
48.00 m : 22.5 m (2.13) ratio /
slope
Light and Ventilation
Minimum Dimension of
Court
Passageway from Inner

P.D. 1096

B.P. 344

R.A. 9514

Deed Restrictions

2.00 m

N/A

N/A

N/A

At least 1.20 m

N/A

N/A

N/A

Court
Minimum Height
Clearance from Firewall
Headroom Clearance
Minimum Ceiling Height
for Habitable Rooms
Minimum Ceiling Height
for Buildings
Sum of Areas of
Openings in any Storey
Air Space
Window Openings
Eaves over Required
Windows
Size / Dimension of
Rooms
Rooms for Human
Habitation
Kitchens
Toilet & Bath

Exits
Occupant Load of Less
Than 10
Occupant Load of 10 499

1.00 m above the roof

N/A

N/A

N/A

2.00 m
2.40 m Artificial Ventilation
2.70 m Natural Ventilation
2.70 m 1st Storey
2.40 m 2nd Storey
2.10 m Succeeding Storeys
1.80 m Mezzanine
Less than 50% of total area of the
wall on that storey
12.00 cu. m of air space per person
At least 10% of the floor area

Min. of 2.00 m

Min. of 2.00 m

N/A

N/A

2.30 m

N/A

N/A

2.30 m

N/A

2.13 m
N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A
N/A

N/A
N/A

N/A
N/A

At least 750 mm

N/A

N/A

N/A

P.D. 1096

B.P. 344

R.A. 9514

Deed Restrictions

6.00 sq. m w/ min. dimension of


2.00 m
3.00 sq. m w/ min. dimension of
1.50 m
1.20 sq. m w/ min. dimension of
0.90 m

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

2.25 sq. m

N/A

N/A
N/A
N/A

P.D. 1096

B.P. 344

R.A. 9514

Deed Restrictions

At least 1 exit

N/A

At least 2 exits

N/A

At least 2 exits

N/A

N/A

N/A

Occupant Load of 500 999


Occupant Load of 1000 Above
Distance to Exits without
Sprinkle System
Distance to Exits with
Sprinkle System
Minimum Exit Door Width
Minimum Exit Door
Height
Minimum Corridor Width
Max. Slope of
Passageway
Dead Ends

At least 3 exits

N/A

N/A

N/A

At least 4 exits

N/A

N/A

N/A

Max. of 45 m

N/A

Max. of 46 m

N/A

Max. of 60 m

N/A

Max. of 61 m

N/A

700 mm

900 mm clear width

710 mm

N/A

2.00 m

N/A

2.00 m

N/A

1.10 m

1.20 m

550 mm

N/A

N/A

N/A

1:8
Max. of 6.00 m

Min. of 3.50

Max. of 6.00 m

N/A

750 mm

N/A

N/A

N/A

900 mm

N/A

N/A

N/A

1.10 m

N/A

N/A

N/A

Riser

200 mm

Max. of 150 mm

Tread

250 mm

Min. of 300 mm

Minimum Width
Distance between
Landings

1.10 m

N/A

3.60 m

N/A

Stairways for
Buildings
Minimum Stair Width:
Occupant Load of 10 Below
Minimum Stair Width:
Occupant Load of 10 - 50
Minimum Stair Width:
Occupant Load of 50 Above

190
200
250
230

mm class A
mm class B
mm class A
mm class B
1.12 m
2.75 m class A
3.70 m class B

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

Dimension of Landings in
the Direction of Travel

Equal to the width of the stairway

Min. of 1.50 m

1.12 m

N/A

Height of Handrails

800 - 900 mm from the nosing

700 - 800 mm from the


floor

760 - 895 mm from the


nosing

N/A

P.D. 1096

B.P. 344

R.A. 9514

Deed Restrictions

1/6 of R.O.W.
800 mm for sidewalks exceeding
2.00 m in width

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Sidewalks and
Arcades
Min. Width of Sidewalk
Planting Strip
Driveways, Entrances
and Exits
Slope of Entryway

P.D. 1096

B.P. 344

R.A. 9514

Deed Restrictions

1 : 3 or 1 : 4

N/A

N/A

Max. Slope of Ramps

1 : 10

N/A
1 : 12 but length shall
not exceed 6.00 m w/o
landing

10%

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

5% for all occupancies

N/A

N/A

N/A

Setback

N/A

N/A

N/A

RROW Width:

8.00 m front

N/A

N/A

Open Space
Requirements
Interior Lots
Inside Lots
Corner / Through Lot
Lot Bounded by Streets
on Three Sides

50% Residential
25% others
20% Residential
15% others
10% Residential
5% others

Setbacks
May be built flush with the
property line or Min. of 2.00
m
N/A

30.00 m & above


RROW Width:
25.00 m 29.00 m
RROW Width:
20.00 m 24.00 m
RROW Width:
10.00 m 19.00 m
RROW Width:
Below 10.00 m

5.00 m side
5.00 m - rear
6.00 m front
3.00 m side
3.00 m - rear
5.00 m front
3.00 m side
3.00 m - rear
5.00 m front
2.00 m side
2.00 m - rear
5.00 m front
2.00 m side
2.00 m - rear

Parking

P.D. 1096

Size of Parking Slot

2.40 m x 5.00 m (perpendicular &


diagonal)
2.00 m x 6.00 m (parallel)

18.00 - 40.00 sq. m


GFA
41 -70 sq. m GFA
70 sq. m and above
GFA

1 slot / 2 units
1 slot / 1 unit
1 slot / 70 sq. m

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

B.P. 344

R.A. 9514

Deed Restrictions

N/A

2.40 x 5.00 m
(perpendicular & diagonal)
2.00 x 6.00 m (parallel)

N/A

1 slot /100 sq. m GFA (Office


Building)
1 slot / 50 sq. m GFA (Meeting
Room)

3.70 m x 5.00 m

N/A