ATF: Attic Finished - An area between the roof rafters and ceiling joists accessible from the Base by a permanent stairwell (fixed or drop-stairs). Has finished (plywood or other floor) rather than exposed joists. Vertical walls usually have some finished material (wood or drywall).

BAS: Base - Living area of the building. Base living area functions with living, kitchen and bath area under the same roof line.

BMF: Basement Finished - The lowest story of a building, partially or wholly below ground level; but with finished materials on the ceiling and/or walls, painted or unpainted, non-living area. (Rare in Pinellas County.)

BMU: Basement Unfinished - A basement area of lesser quality than BMF.

BSF: Base Semi Finished - Living area of a building which can either be an addition or a conversion of an existing component; close to the same structural integrity and quality of the Base. The most common differences between BAS and BSF is often roof framing, roof cover, and exterior wall construction indicating an area of lesser quality.

CPF: Carport Finished - Usually attached to and sharing a common wall with Base, may have one or more decorative walls (lattice or block). Generally has a sturdy roof with a finished ceiling covering and a concrete or asphalt parking pad. May or may not have electrical outlets or an overhead light, construction quality and appearance in keeping with Base.

CPU: Carport Unfinished - An area of lesser quality than CPF, e.g., metal roof or open, exposed beams, minimal roof support posts, parking pad may be concrete, asphalt, shell or packed earth, usually no electrical service.

DCF: Detached Carport Finished - A detached carport with a finished ceiling and/or an exterior wall up to two feet. See Carport Finished.

DCU: Detached Carport Unfinished - A detached area of lesser quality than DCF, e.g., metal roof or open, exposed beams, minimal roof support posts, parking pad may be concrete, asphalt, shell or packed earth; usually no electrical service.


DGF: Detached Garage Finished - A detached garage with finished materials on the walls and ceilings, painted or unpainted. See Garage Finished.

DGU: Detached Garage Unfinished - A detached area of lesser quality than DGF, e.g., unfinished ceilings (beams or rafters exposed), minimal or no electrical outlets, concrete or other hard packed parking pad or floor, typically will not have insulation.

DOP: Detached Open Porch - A detached pool "cabana" of the same construction as house.


DSF: Detached Semi-Finished - A detached structure comparable to Base structure which functions as living area. Can have a kitchen or bath but does not serve as primary living area. Value is calculated at 100% of the Base rate.


DSU: Detached Semi-Unfinished - A detached structure comparable to DSF without the same completeness of finish, e.g. concrete floor finish, no cabinets or plumbing fixtures, etc.


DUF: Detached Utility Finished - A detached area with finished materials on the walls and ceilings, painted or unpainted. See Utility Room Finished.


DUU: Detached Utility Unfinished: A detached area of lesser quality than DGF, e.g., interior walls may be unfinished, bare, or painted concrete block, exposed from studding or open beamed ceilings.


EPF: Enclosed Porch Finished - Functions as an extension of living area, a self-contained component (Florida or Family room) and can be either an addition or conversion, usually of lesser quality construction. May or may not have a step down from BAS, insulation, heating or cooling. Often will have a service door and/or sliding glass doors leading to or from the Base or exterior.

EPU: Enclosed Porch Unfinished - An area of lesser quality than EPF, e.g., aluminum or frame construction, unfinished ceilings (exposed beams), owner built, aluminum pan-type roof, etc.

GRF: Garage Finished - Shares a common wall with Base. Exterior walls, roof type and covering similar to Base. Usually has a finished ceiling, finished concrete floor, electrical outlets. May or may not have insulation.

GRU: Garage Unfinished - An area of lesser quality than GRF, e.g., unfinished ceiling (beams or rafters exposed), minimal or no electrical outlets, concrete or other hard packed parking pad or floor, usually will not have insulation.


LAF: Lower Area Finished - An area of lesser quality than BSF, usually found as an improved or enhanced area within the ST-0 level e.g., enclosed entry or foyer at the ST-0 level with a stairway or elevator leading to the ST-1 level.


OPF: Open Porch Finished - A covered porch that is open on one to three sides, usually supported by posts or pillars of wood, metal, or concrete block, but can also be a four foot or more extension of the roof line. Roof type and roof covering being compatible with Base; finished ceiling; insulated metal roof; an electrical outlet may be ceiling or horizontally mounted; finished concrete slab; ceramic tile; decorative stone or wood.

OPU: Open Porch Unfinished - An area of lesser quality than "OPF". May have a different roof line, roof covering, pan roof, unfinished ceiling, inferior vertical supports, and something less than a slab.

SPF: Screen Porch Finished - A covered area with one or more walls of screening that can extend from floor to ceiling, possibly with a knee wall or kick plate. Usually exterior walls will be concrete block, wood, or metal frame, generally has a sturdy roof with a finished ceiling, may or may have insulation, electrical outlets, floor covering or vinyl window panels. Insulated metal roof rather than pan roof.

SPU: Screen Porch Unfinished - An area of lesser quality than SPF, e.g., aluminum or wood frame construction with unfinished ceilings, owner-built/constructed, pan roof.

USF: Upper Story Finished - Fully utilized upper level

USH: Upper Story High - Living area where the upper story perimeter walls are greater than five feet in height and less than eight feet in height, with access to the upper story via a fixed or permanent stairway.

USL: Upper Story Low - Living area where upper story perimeter walls are less than five feet in height, with access to the upper story via a fixed or permanent stairway.

USU: Upper Story Unfinished - living area which is not a complete as USF due to quality of materials and/or workmanship, e.g., unfinished ceiling and/or walls.

UTF: Utility Room Finished - An interior finished room or area located within the gross building area having finished walls, ceiling, floor, interior grad door, electrical and possibly some plumbing. Primarily used as storage, not used as living area.

UTU: Utility Room Unfinished - An area of lesser quality than UTF, i.e., interior walls may be unfinished, bare, or painted concrete block, exposed frame studding or open beamed ceilings.