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How do I determine Weekly Operating Hours? Follow

The Weekly Operating Hours is different depending on your property type:

  • Office, Financial Office, Warehouse and Distribution Center. Your Weekly Operating Hours are the total number of hours per week where the majority of workers are present. For example, if the majority of workers are in your building from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm M-F, then your Weekly operating hours would be 50 (10 hrs * 5 days per week).
    • If you have two tenants with hours that differ by more than 10%, then you should enter two separate Property Uses so that you can track them separately.
    • If you have two tenants with hours that differ by less than 10%, choose the largest tenant’s hours (based on Gross Floor Area).
    • If your hours vary seasonally (ex: 1/2 day Fridays in the summer), choose the schedule that is followed most often.
    • If you have 2 shifts of workers, count both shifts.
    • Do NOT count:
      • When the property is occupied only by maintenance, security, or other support personnel.
      • HVAC startup or shutdown time
      • When only the cleaning crew is present
  • Properties that serve or sell to customers (retail stores, medical office, bank branch, courthouse, library, health club, etc). Your Weekly Operating Hours should be the hours that you are open to the public.
  • Worship Facility. Your Weekly Operating Hours should reflect hours when the facility is typically open for operation, which may include worship services, choir practice, administrative use, committee meetings, classes, or other activities.
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