As stated in a memorandum to the draft law "On amending the Civil Code of Ukraine (regarding the definition of" residential "and" common "area), to date, a number of subordinate regulations apply the concept of" living space "and" general area " with respect to residential premises. This - State Building Codes of Ukraine, Order Statistics Committee of Ukraine "On approval of instruction for completing the statistical observation of N 1-housing fund (annual)," Regulations on the transfer of flats (houses) Accommodation in halls of residence in the property of citizens, Instructions on a technical inventory of real estate, said "BIZliga.net".
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They propose to introduce the following definitions:
- The residential area is the sum of the squares of living rooms without kitchens areas, corridors, bathrooms, pantries, closets and other outbuildings;
- Total area is the total area of the dwelling and outbuildings in view of loggias, balconies, verandas and terraces and other buildings, an area which is calculated from the coefficients defined by regulations of the relevant organs of the central executive.
It is important that residential area is determined on the basis of optimal health and sanitation requirements in the living rooms. Thus, the importance of correct interpretation of this concept due to the need to ensure the Ukrainian citizens to adequate living conditions.