URA Floor Area Harmonization

New Floor Area Definition to Adopt

Various government agencies adopt different definitions of floor areas for their respective purposes, leading to confusion among property owners. In particularly those owners undertaking additions and alterations in their strata units.


Different Agencies Method Of Measurements


Beginning on 1 June 2023, these government agencies will adhere to the standardized new definition for floor areas set by URA. This measure aims to standardize measurements and expedite application processes with the agencies.

The new definition will apply to all development applications from 1 June 2023, and to all Government Land Sales (GLS) launched for sale from 1 September 2022 onwards. The affected new launches will include upcoming Lentor Mansion, Marina Garden Lane site, Jalan Tembusu site and subsequent new launches.

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