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NYC Building Violations

There are different types of NYC Building Violations: DOB, ECB, HPD, and LPC all issue violations for various reasons. Violations are serious and need to be dealt with. Building violations can result in penalties or even a vacate order on the premises.   NYC Building Violations Building violations...

R10A zoning NYC

R10A Zoning NYC

R10A Zoning in NYC is high density residential zoning district. This is contextual zoning which means following the Quality Housing Program requirements. R10A Zoning is found in  Manhattan on the Upper East Side and Upper West Side.   R10A Zoning  This post will only be addressing R10A Zoning,...

R8A Zoning NYC

R8A Zoning NYC

R8A Zoning in NYC is a high density residential zoning district. This is contextual zoning which means following the Quality Housing Program requirements. R8A Zoning is found in Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens.   R8A Zoning  This post will only be addressing R8A Zoning, here is a...

R7B Zoning NYC, Multifamily Residential

In NYC R7B Zoning is a medium density residential zoning district. It is a contextual zone and must follow the regulations for Quality Housing Program. R7B is found in Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn , and Queens.   R7B Zoning  This post will focused on R7B Contextual Zoning, here...

R8B Zoning NYC

R8B Zoning in NYC is high density residential zoning district. This is contextual zoning which means following the Quality Housing Program Requirements. R8B Zoning is found mostly in  Manhattan on the Upper West Side and Upper East Side. It is also found in a few...

R5D Zoning NYC

R5D Zoning in NYC is a low density contextual residential zoning district. It is a subdistrict of R5 zoning. In R5D you can build any type of residential building including multifamily.   R5D ZONING  R5D is a sub district of R5 zoning. R5D is mapped in The Bronx,...

R5B Zoning NYC

R5B Zoning in NYC is a low density contextual residential zoning district. It is a subdistrict of R5 zoning. In R5B you can build any type of residential building including multifamily.   R5B ZONING  R5B is a sub district of R5 zoning. R5B is mapped in The Bronx,...