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Special Lower Manhattan Zoning District

Special Lower Manhattan Zoning District

  The Special Lower Manhattan Zoning District is one of many special zoning districts in New York City. Special Districts have additional zoning requirements otherwise not stipulated in the Zoning Resolution specific only to those locations.   Lower...

Special Hudson River Park District Zoning NYC

Special Hudson River Park District Zoning NYC

  The Special Hudson River Park Zoning District is one of many special zoning districts in New York City. Special Districts have additional zoning requirements otherwise not stipulated in the Zoning Resolution.   Hudson River Park Zoning According to the NYC...

Special Hudson Square District Zoning NYC

Special Hudson Square District Zoning NYC

  The Special Hudson Square Zoning District is one of many special zoning districts in New York City. Special Districts have additional zoning requirements otherwise not stipulated in the Zoning Resolution.   Hudson Square Zoning The Special Hudson Square...

Grandfathered Definition for Buildings

In Real Estate Development the term Grandfathered means that an existing building does not have to comply with a current zoning or building code because it was legally built before the application of such code.   Grandfathered Definition Buildings can be...

Single Family House Definition

Single Family House Definition

  A Single Family House is a house designed for one family to occupy the home. This is also referred to as  a home with one Dwelling Unit. A Dwelling Unit is a residential space dedicated for the use of one person or one family.   Single Family House...

Underlying Zoning District Definition

An Underlying Zoning District is the basic Zoning District applicable to a zoning lot. A property can have an underlying district with a Commercial Overlay and be within a Special Zoning District.   Underlying Zoning District The term Underlying Zoning District...

Special Harlem River Waterfront Zoning District

Special Harlem River Waterfront Zoning District

  The Special Harlem River Waterfront Zoning District is one of many special zoning districts in New York City. Special Districts have additional zoning requirements otherwise not stipulated in the Zoning Resolution.   Harlem River Waterfront Zoning The...

Special Forest Hills Zoning NYC

Special Forest Hills Zoning NYC

The Special Forest Hills District in Queens is one of New York City's many special zoning districts. Within this district there are special zoning regulations that go beyond the typical requirements of the NYC Zoning Resolution.   Special Forest Hills District...