Definition of Plinth Area & Calculation Of Plinth Area

Plinth area means the covered built-up area that is calculated at the floor level of any storey or at the floor level of the basement. Plinth area is also known as built-up area and it refers to the total area captured by the building along with interior and exterior walls. Plinth area normally remains 10-20% in excess of carpet area.

In order to start calculation, the lengths and widths should be computed adjacent to 0.01m and areas should be rounded to 0.01 m2. If the measuring unit is in feet, length should be calculated to adjacent 1 inch.