NYC Zoning

NYC Height Factor Zoning

Height Factor Zoning

Height Factor Zoning in NYC is a set of zoning regulations that promotes tall skinny buildings with s lot of open space on their zoning lots. Height Factor buildings can be built in non contextual R6 through R9 zoning districts. Height Factor Zoning is based...

NYC Zoning Deductions

NYC Zoning Deductions

NYC Zoning regulates how many square feet you can develop on a given property through a formula called Floor Area Ratio. Since the floor area that one can build is limited optimize your floor area as best you can. This means making an efficient building...

Zero Lot Line, Attached, Detached Semi-Detached Buildings

Detached Semi-detached Attached Buildings

NYC Zoning lists 4 building types for identifying the relationship of the building to other buildings and to the property line. They are detached, semi-detached, zero lot line, and attached buildings.   NYC Zoning Building Types Detached Buildings Semi-Detached Buildings Zero Lot Line Buildings Attached Buildings   Detached, Zero...

Building Setbacks

NYC Zoning Setback

Architecturally a building setback is a building face that is recessed from the rest of the building. In zoning a setback is the distance a building or portion of a building must be recessed from a property line or other designated point of reference. Setback...

Narrow Street Wide Street NYC Street width

Wide Street / Narrow Street NYC Zoning

NYC Zoning uses the tern "Wide Street" and "Narrow Street" these are precise terms that affect what zoning regulations are applicable on your property. A Wide Street is a street that is greater than or equal to  75 feet wide. A Narrow Street is a...

R8X Zoning NYC

R8X Zoning in NYC is high density residential zoning district. This is contextual zoning which means following the Quality Housing Program Requirements. R8X Zoning is found in Manhattan, The Bronx, and Brooklyn.   R8X Zoning  This post will only be addressing R8X Zoning, here is a list of...

R7X Zoning NYC, Multifamily Residential

In NYC R7X Zoning is a medium density residential zoning district. It is a contextual zone and must follow the regulations for the Quality Housing Program. R7X is found in Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn , and Queens.   R7X Zoning  This post will focused on R7X Contextual Zoning,...

R7D Zoning NYC, Multifamily Residential

In NYC R7D Zoning is a medium density residential zoning district. It is a contextual zone and must follow the regulations for the Quality Housing Program. R7D is found in Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn , and Queens.   R7D Zoning  This post will focused on R7D Contextual Zoning,...