NYC Zoning

Use Group 1 NYC Zoning

Use Group 1 NYC Zoning

The NYC Zoning Resolution has Use Groups to categorize buildings based on their use. Use Group 1 consists of Single Family Residential detached homes.   Use Group 1 NYC Zoning Residential Use Groups Use Group 1 Single family Detached Homes Use Group 2 All other Residences Certificate Of Occupancy...

Zone Green NYC

New York City is promoting energy efficiency and sustainability through new initiatives like Zone Green which provides zoning incentives for sustainable design features in buildings.   Zone Green NYC The New York City Department Of City Planning made amendments to the zoning code to make it easier for...

What is my zoning district NYC

What Is My Zoning District in NYC?

New York City is broken into zoning districts. These zoning districts can be found on the NYC Zoning Maps or by using Zola, the NYC Zoning and Land Use website. What Is MY Zoning District in NYC? You can use Zola, the NYC Zoning and land use...

Attic Floor Area NYC Zoning

When Attics Count as Floor Area NYC

An Attic is basically any space directly under a roof. According to the New York City Zoning Resolution attics count as zoning floor area in certain instances and do not in others.   Attic Floor Area   Attic Floor Area Counted For Zoning The following are instances where attic floor...

Sky Exposure Plane

Sky Exposure Plane NYC Zoning

A sky exposure plane is an imaginary plane that sets an inclined boundary that a building cannot penetrate. The sky exposure plane establishes a limit for a building envelope as specified in the zoning code.   Sky Exposure Plane Front Sky Exposure Plane Rear Sky Exposure Plane The...