The term “floor area,” as applied to offices, merchandising or service types of uses, shall mean the gross floor area used or intended to be used for services to the public as customers, patrons, clients, patients or tenants, including those areas occupied for fixtures and equipment used for display or sale of merchandise, but excluding floor areas which are used exclusively for storage, for housing of mechanical equipment integral with the building, for maintenance facilities or for those areas where customers, patients, clients, salespersons, and the general public are denied access. "Floor area" shall be measured from the exterior faces of exterior walls or from the centerline of walls separating two buildings.
(Ord. 89. Passed 4-10-72; Ord. 2005-4. Passed 10-10-05.)