Is there another way to count the FAR of retail in multi-storey building with residential above?

We have a project where 95% of the neighbourhood (In Canada, sorry for the "u") is residential. However, we do have a ground floor retail component (10,000 sqft) inside a five-storey residential building. When we calculate the FAR of the retail component it is 0.7 as it is roughly 70% of the plot. However, this doesn't consider the fact that there is a residential component on top of it. When we do our final calculation of compactness, this drops us from 4 points to 3.99 points, which drops us to 3 points. I don't think that is the intent of the credit.