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Zoning In NYC


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Zoning In NYC

  1. 1. The Planning & Zoning Resource Corp.(800) 344-2944 Zoning In NYC
  2. 2. New York City is divided into three basic zoning districts:1) Residential (R)2) Commercial (C)3) Manufacturing (M) New YorkThe above three basic districts are further divided into a range of lower,medium and higher-density residential, commercial and manufacturingdistricts.
  3. 3. According to the New York City Department Planning “Each zoningdistrict governs and regulates: Permitted uses listed in one or more of 18 use groups; The size of the building in relation to the size of the zoning lot, known as the floor area ratio or FAR; For residential uses, the number of dwelling units permitted, the amount of open space and plantings required on the zoning lot and the maximum amount of the lot that can be covered by a building; The distance between the building and the front, side and rear lot lines; The amount of required or permitted parking; and Other features applicable to specific residential, commercial or manufacturing districts. “
  4. 4. 1 Residence Zoning Districts1 • The Zoning ordinance designates 10 basic residence districts—R1 through R10 as mentioned below. • The numbers refer to permitted bulk and density. Here is a complete and detailed zoning district chart for your ready reference. a) R1–R3 Lower-Density Residence Districts b) R4–R5 Lower-Density Residence Districts c) R8–R10 Higher-Density Residence Districts Source:
  5. 5. 2 Commercial Zoning Districts2 NYC permits commercial activities in below eight commercial districts based on their functional similarities and locational requirements. • C1-C2 Districts (for small retail and service shops) • C3-C4 Districts (larger stores) • C5 Districts (continuous retail frontage intended for offices and retail establishments that serve the entire metropolitan region Commercial District) • C6 Districts (designated for a wide range of high-bulk commercial uses) • C7 Districts (designated for large open amusement parks) • C8 Commercial District (bridging commercial and manufacturing uses) Source:
  6. 6. 3 Manufacturing Districts3 There are three manufacturing districts M1, M2 and M3. Based on industry and nature of operations, industries and manufacturing companies need to reference the relevant district. Source:
  7. 7. » New York City’s economy is enormous and is the biggest regional economy in the United States.» NYC is home to the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. The financial, technology, media, advertising, tourism, insurance, health care, and real estate industries form the basis of New Yorks economy.
  8. 8. Being a hub of commercial activity, PZR has been helping clients in NYCwith zoning due diligence needs for many years. New York
  9. 9. Americas Leading Zoning ConsultantCreator and Sole Provider of the PZR Report ® Request a Free Quote Get the answers you need, today.