Contextual Zoning Districts in NYC
Contextual Zoning is an attempt to make certain neighborhoods more uniform in their size and shape of their buildings. Below is a list to residential and commercial contextual zoning districts.
Contextual Zoning in NYC
Contextual Zoning are certain zoning subdistricts that have additional requirements. The goal is to promote uniformity in the buildings developed in these areas. Most Zoning districts that end in a letter are contextual districts but not all of them.
Residential Contextual Zoning Districts
In most residential contextual districts the Quality Housing Program regulations are mandatory.
Commercial Contextual Zoning Districts
Contextual commercial districts have residential equivalent zoning that is also contextual.
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This post was written by Jorge Fontan, a Registered Architect and owner of Fontan Architecture.