NYC Zoning

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 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

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

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,...

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

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 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...