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Clarification of Parking Garages in the BOMA table

Liz Parks
RVK Architects
October 23, 2018

Building 1 -
We have a parking garage connected to the building by a bridge. Do we include the bridge and the parking garage in the BOMA calculations? The garage is five levels. Do I add those five levels into the table?

Building 2 -
We have two levels of parking below the building. Do I add both of those levels into the table? So I have 3 levels of building, roof, and 2 levels of parking.

David Fingret
Extreme Measures Inc.
October 24, 2018

Hi Liz,

For Building 1, the parking area should be included along with the bridge (connector), as long as both the connector and parking levels are fully enclosed or partially enclosed as per the definitions provided in the standard. The parking must also be the same municipal address and ownership as the main building.

For Building 2, the parking levels are included.


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