the proportion of the surface of a lot that is covered by buildings or that the municipal ordinance permits to be covered by buildings.
The maximum area of a lot that may be occupied by a structure. Lot coverage is expressed as a ratio. Open porches, decks, terraces, and stoops are excluded from the calculations.
The portion of a lot, stated in terms of percentage, that is covered by all buildings and/or structures located hereon. This shall be deemed to include all buildings, porches, breezeways, patio roofs and the like, whether open box type or lathe roofs, or fully roofed, but shall not be deemed to include fences, walls, or swimming pools.
The portion of the lot area that is covered by buildings.
That portion of the area of a lot, expressed as a percentage, occupied by all buildings or structures which include but are not limited to arcades, stairways, elevator shafts, and balconies that are roofed and that extend more than three feet above ground level. Terraces, patios, atriums, balconies, breezeways, covered patios, entryways, and any accessory structure are not included in the lot coverage.