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RULE 7 & 8

NATIONAL BUIDING CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

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CLASSIFICATION AND GENERAL REQUIREMENTS OF ALL BUILDINGS BY USE OR OCCUPANCY

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OCCUPANCY AND ZONING CLASSIFICATIONS CHANGE IN USE MIXED OCCUPANCY BUILDING FOOTPRINT/FIREWALL REQUIREMENTS ALLOWABLE FLOOR AREAS BUILDING HEIGHT LIMITS/ HEIGHT CLEARANCES PARKING REQUIREMENTS FLOOR TO LOT AREA RATIOS

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RULE 7
CLASSIFICATION AND GENERAL REQUIREMENTS OF ALL BUILDINGS BY USE OR OCCUPANCY Group A- RESIDENTIAL DWELLINGS Group B- RESIDENTIAL, HOTELS AND APARTMENTS Group C- EDUCATION AND RECREATION Group D- INSTITUTIONAL Group E- BUSINESS AND MERCANTILE Group F- INDUSTRIAL Group G- STORAGE AND HAZARDOUS Group H- ASSEMBLY Group I- ASSEMBLY OF OCCUPANT OF MORE THAN 1000 Group J- ACCESSORIES

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RULE 8
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GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR LIGHT AND VENTILATION PERCENTAGE OF SITE OCCUPANCY MINIMUM SETBACKS OF DIFFERENT STRUCTURES ABUTMENTS/FIREWALL LIMITS MINIMUM COURT DIMENSIONS MINIMUM ROOM DIMENSIONS AIR SPACE REQUIREMENTS FENESTRATION REQUIREMENTS GUIDELINES ON EASEMENTS/SIDEWALKS/ROAD ROGHT-OF-WAY BASEMENT PROVISION REQUIREMENTS

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ACRONYMS TO REMEMBER
TLA BHL FLAR GFA TGFA PSO MACA USA ISA OSL TOSL AMBF AMVB RROW TOTAL LOT AREA BUILDING HEIGHT LIMIT FLOOR TO LOT AREA RATIO GROSS FLOOR AREA TOTAL GROSS FLOOR AREA PERCENTAGE OF SITE OCCUPANCY MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE CONSTRUCTION AREA UNPAVED SURFACE AREA IMPERVIOUS SURFACE AREA OPEN SPACE WITHIN LOT TOTAL OPEN SPACE WITHIN LOT ALLOWABLE MAXIMUM BUILDING FOOTPRINT ALLOWABLE MAXIMUM VOLUME OF BUILDING ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY

BASIC COMPUTATIONS
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AMBF (REFER TO TABLE VIII.3) DEDUCT THE REFERENCE NUMBERS FROM THE LOT DISTANCE THEN MULTIPLY 2 OPPOSITE SIDES ANSWER IN SQ. MTS.

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TGFA (REFER TO TABLE VII.1) WHERE: BHL X (PERCENTAGE FROM REFERENCE) TLA ANSWER IN SQ. MTS.
PSO (REFER TO TABLE VIII.1) WHERE: TLA X (PERCENTAGE FROM REFERENCE) ANSWER IN SQ. MTS.

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TOSL BY ZONING (REFER TO TABLE VIII.1) WHERE: TLA X (PERCENTAGE FROM REFERENCE) ANSWER IN SQ. MTS.

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ISA (REFER TO TABLE VIII.1) WHERE: TLA X (PERCENTAGE FROM REFERENCE) ANSWER IN SQ. MTS.
USA (REFER TO TABLE VIII.1) WHERE: TLA X (PERCENTAGE FROM REFERENCE) ANSWER IN SQ. MTS.

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MACA (REFER TO TABLE VIII.1) WHERE: PSO + ISA (FROM NUMBERS 3&5) ANSWER IN SQ. MTS. TOSL BY LOT TYPE (REFER TO TABLE VIII.G.6) WHERE: TLA X (PERCENTAGE FROM REFERENCE) ANSWER IN SQ. MTS.

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PSO BY LOT TYPE (REFER TO TABLE VIII.G.6) WHERE: TLA TOSL ANSWER IN SQ. MTS.

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10. AMVB BHL X AMBF ANSWER IN CU. MTS.

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COMPUTATIONS FOR R1
1. AMBF (REFER TO TABLE VIII.3) DEDUCT THE REFERENCE NUMBERS FROM THE LOT DISTANCE, THEN MULTIPLY 2 OPPOSITE SIDES ANSWER IN SQ. MTS.

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TGFA (REFER TO TABLE VII.1) WHERE: BHL X (PERCENTAGE FROM REFERENCE) TLA ANSWER IN SQ. MTS.

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PSO (REFER TO FIGURE VIII.1) WHERE: AMBF / TLA = ANSWER IN % % OF TLA ANSWER IN SQ. MTS. ISA (REFER TO FIGURE VIII.1) ANSWER IN SQ. MTS. USA (REFER TO FIGURE VIII.1) ANSWER IN SQ. MTS. MACA PSO + ISA (FROM NUMBERS 3&4) ANSWER IN SQ. MTS.

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SAMPLE PROBLEMS

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GOVERNMENT/PUBLIC UILDING

SAMPLE # 1

GIVEN:
BHL IS 9 FLOORS, NOT EXCEEDING 45 MTS. 40X50 MTS CORNER LOT (TLA IS 2000 SQ. MTS.) SHORTER SIDE FACING 24.00 MTS. RROW LONGER SIDE FACING 18.00 MTS. RROW NORTH FACING SHORTER SIDE NORTH PART OF SITE IS A PRIVATE OFFICE EASTWARD PART IS ANOTHER GOVERNMENT BUILDING ISA USA MACA TOSL BY LOT TYPE PSO BY LOT TYPE

FIND:
AMBF TGFA PSO TOSL BY ZONING

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AMBF (REFER TO TABLE VIII.3) = (50-5) X (40-5) * SIDE MINUS SETBACKS = 45 X 35 SQ. MTS. = 575 SQ. MTS. TGFA (REFER TO TABLE VII.1) = BHL X 70% TLA = 9 X (70% OF 2000) = 12600 SQ. MTS. PSO (REFER TO TABLE VIII.1) = TLA X 60% = 2000 X 60% = 1200 SQ. MTS.

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TOSL BY ZONING (REFER TO TABLE VIII.1) = TLA X 40% = 2000 X 40% = 800 SQ. MTS.

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ISA (REFER TO TABLE VIII.1) = TLA X 20% = 2000 X 20% = 400 SQ. MTS.
USA (REFER TO TABLE VIII.1) = TLA X 20% = 2000 X 20% = 400 SQ. MTS.

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MACA (REFER TO TABLE VIII.1) = PSO + ISA = 1200 + 400 = 1600 SQ. MTS. TOSL BY LOT TYPE (REFER TO TABLE VIII.G.6) = TLA X 30% = 2000 X 30% = 600 SQ. MTS. PSO BY LOT TYPE (REFER TO TABLE VIII.G.6) = TLA TOSL = 2000 - 600 = 1400 SQ. MTS.

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R1 LOW DENSITY RESIDENCE GIVEN:


11X15 MTS INSIDE LOT (TLA IS 165 SQ. MTS.) SHORTER SIDE FACING 24.00 MTS. RROW NORTH FACING SHORTER SIDE NORTH PART OF SITE IS A 2-STOREY RESIDENCE EASTWARD PART IS A 1-STOREY RESIDENCE WESTWARD PART IS A 2-STOREY RESIDENTIAL APARTMENT

SAMPLE # 2

FIND:
AMBF TGFA PSO

ISA USA MACA

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AMBF (REFER TO FIGURE VIII.1) = (11-2-2) X (15-2-4.5) * SIDE MINUS SETBACKS = 7 X 8.50 SQ. MTS. = 59.50 SQ. MTS.

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TGFA (REFER TO TABLE VII.1) = BHL X 50% TLA = 3 X (50% OF 165) = 247.50 SQ. MTS.
PSO (REFER TO FIGURE VIII.1) = AMBF / TLA = 59.50 / 165 = 36.06% = 36.06% OF 165 SQ. MTS = 59.49

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ISA (REFER TO FIGURE VIII.1) = 22 + 17 + 17 = 56 SQ. MTS. USA (REFER TO FIGURE VIII.1) = 49.50 SQ. MTS. MACA (REFER TO FIGURE VIII.1) = PSO + ISA = 59.49 + 56 = 115.49 SQ. MTS.

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R3 HIGH DENSITY RESIDENCE GIVEN:


40X100 MTS INSIDE LOT (TLA IS 4000 SQ. MTS.) 100 MTS. FRONTAGE NORTH FACING FRONTAGE

SAMPLE # 3

FIND:
PSO PERCENTAGE AMBF USA ISA TGFA

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PSO PERCENTAGE (REFER TO TABLE VIII.1) = (100-2-2) X (40-8-2) * SIDE MINUS SETBACKS = 96 X 30 SQ. MTS. = 2880 SQ. MTS. / 4000 SQ. MTS. = 70% AMBF = TLA X PSO PERCENTAGE = 4000 X 70% = 2800 SQ. MTS. USA (REFER TO TABLE VIII.1) = TLA X 10% = 4000 X 10% = 400 SQ. MTS. 4. ISA (REFER TO TABLE VIII.1) = TLA X 20% = 4000 X 20% = 800 SQ. MTS. TGFA (REFER TO TABLE VII.1) = BHL X AMBF = 12 X 2800 = 33600 SQ. MTS.

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R1 LOW DENSITY RESIDENCE GIVEN:


12 X25 MTS. INSIDE LOT (TLA IS 300 SQ. MTS.) 12 MTS. FRONTAGE NORTH FACING FRONTAGE

SAMPLE # 4

FIND:
PSO PERCENTAGE AMBF AMVB TGFA

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PSO PERCENTAGE (REFER TO TABLE VIII.1) = (12-2-2) X (25-4.5-2) * SIDE MINUS SETBACKS = 8 X 18.5 SQ. MTS. = 148 SQ. MTS. / 300 SQ. MTS. = 50% AMBF = TLA X PSO PERCENTAGE = 300 X 50% = 150 SQ. MTS. PSO = TLA X PSO PERCENTAGE = 300 X 50% = 150 SQ. MTS. 4. AMVB = BHL X AMBF = 10 X 150 = 1500 CU. MTS. TGFA = PSO X BHL = 150 X 3 = 450 CU. MTS.

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