Author: Jorge Fontan AIA

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Author Jorge Fontan AIA

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R4A Zoning NYC

R4A Zoning is a low density, contextual residential zoning district in NYC that allows for one family and two family detached residences only.   R4A ZONING  R4A is a sub district or R4 zoning. Two major differences between R4 and R4a is that R4A does not allow multi...

R2X Zoning NYC

R2X Zoning is a low density contextual residential zoning district in NYC. You can only build single family detached homes in R2X.   R2X ZONING  The R2X Zoning District is a sub district of R2 Zoning in NYC. It's characterized by detached single family homes. R2X Zoning is...

R2A Zoning NYC

R2A Zoning is a low density contextual residential zoning district in NYC. You can only build single family detached homes in R2A.   R2A ZONING  The R2A Zoning District is a sub district of R2 Zoning in NYC. It's characterized by detached single family homes. R2A Zoning is...

R1-2A Zoning NYC

R1-2A Zoning NYC

R1-2A Zoning is a low density contextual residential zoning district in NYC. You can only build single family detached homes in R1-2A.   R1-2A ZONING  The R1-2A Zoning District is a sub district of R1 Zoning in NYC. It's mostly characterized by large single family homes on large...

R1-2 Zoning NYC

R1-2 Zoning NYC

R1-2 Zoning is a low density residential zoning district in NYC. You can only build single family detached homes in R1-2.   R1-2 ZONING  The R1-2 Zoning District is a sub district of R1 Zoning in NYC. It's mostly characterized by large single family homes on large properties...

R1-1 Zoning NYC

R1-1 Zoning NYC

R1-1 Zoning is a low density residential zoning district in NYC. You can only build single family detached homes in R1-1.   R1-1 ZONING  The R1-1 Zoning District is a sub district of R1 Zoning in NYC. It's mostly characterized by large single family homes on large properties...

R3X zoning NYC

R3X Zoning NYC

R3X Zoning is a low density residential zoning contextual district in NYC. You can only build single family or 2 family homes that are detached in R3X.   R3X ZONING  The R3X Zoning District is a contextual sub district of R3 Zoning in NYC. R3X Zoning is mapped...

R3A Zoning NYC

R3A Zoning NYC

R3A Zoning is a low density residential zoning contextual district in NYC. You can build single family or 2 family homes that are either detached or zero lot line in R3A.   R3A ZONING  The R3A Zoning District is a contextual sub district of R3 Zoning in NYC....

R3-2 Zoning diagram NYC

R3-2 Zoning NYC

R3-2 Zoning is a low density residential zoning district in NYC. You can build single or two family homes as well as small multifamily buildings in R3-2.   R3-2 ZONING  The R3-2 Zoning District is a sub district of R3 Zoning in NYC. R3-2 Zoning is mapped in...

R3-1 Zoning NYC

R3-1 Zoning is a low density residential zoning contextual district in NYC. You can build single family or 2 family homes that are either detached or semi detached in R3-1.   R3-1 ZONING  The R3-1 Zoning District is a contextual sub district of R3 Zoning in NYC. R3-1...