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14-44

Special Zoning Districts Where Certain Sidewalk Cafes Are Permitted

Note: All zoning regulations pertaining to the Special Inwood District Rezoning, which amended the Zoning Resolution (N 180205A ZRM) and Zoning Map (C 180204A ZMM), and which have been in effect since 8/8/18, are no longer in effect as of 12/19/19 per court order. For the applicable zoning designations currently in effect, please see zoning maps 1b, 1d, 3a, and 3c.

Enclosed or unenclosed sidewalk cafes shall be permitted, as indicated, in the following special zoning districts, where allowed by the underlying zoning. Small sidewalk cafes, however, may be located on streets or portions of streets within special zoning districts pursuant to the provisions of Section 14-43 (Locations Where Only Small Sidewalk Cafes Are Permitted).

Manhattan

Enclosed Sidewalk Cafe

Unenclosed Sidewalk Cafe

125th Street District

No

No4

Battery Park City District

Yes

Yes

Clinton District

No

Yes

East Harlem Corridors District

No

Yes

Enhanced Commercial District 2

(Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues)

Yes

Yes

Enhanced Commercial District 3

(Broadway/Upper West Side)

Yes

Yes

Hudson Square District

Yes

Yes

Inwood District

No

Yes

Limited Commercial District

No

No1

Lincoln Square District

No

Yes

Little Italy District

No

Yes

Lower Manhattan District

No

Yes2

Manhattanville Mixed Use District

No3

Yes

Transit Land Use District

Yes

Yes

Tribeca Mixed Use District

Yes

Yes

United Nations Development District

No

Yes

West Chelsea District

No

Yes5

1          Unenclosed sidewalk cafes are allowed on Greenwich Avenue

 

2          Unenclosed sidewalk cafes are not allowed on State,Whitehall or Chambers Streets or Broadway

 

3          Enclosed sidewalk cafes are allowed in Subdistrict B

 

4          Unenclosed sidewalk cafes are allowed on the east side of Malcolm X Boulevard between West 125th and West 126th Streets, on the west side of Malcolm X Boulevard between West 124th and West 125th Streets and on the east side of Fifth Avenue between East 125th and East 126th Streets

 

5          Unenclosed sidewalk cafes are allowed only on wide streets except they are not allowed on the west side of Ninth Avenue between West 15th Street and West 16th Street

Brooklyn

Enclosed Sidewalk Cafe

Unenclosed Sidewalk Cafe

Bay Ridge District

Yes

Yes

Coney Island District

No

Yes

Coney Island Mixed Use District

Yes

Yes

Downtown Brooklyn District

Yes

Yes

Enhanced Commercial District 1 (Fourth Avenue)

No

Yes

Enhanced Commercial District 4 (Broadway, Bedford-Stuyvesant)

No

Yes

Mixed Use District-8

(Greenpoint-Williamsburg)

Yes

Yes

Ocean Parkway District1

Yes

Yes

Sheepshead Bay District

No

Yes

1        Sidewalk cafes are not allowed on Ocean Parkway

        

The Bronx

Enclosed Sidewalk Cafe

Unenclosed Sidewalk Cafe

City Island District

No

Yes

Harlem River Waterfront District

No

Yes

Jerome Corridor District

No

Yes

Queens

Enclosed Sidewalk Cafe

Unenclosed Sidewalk Cafe

Downtown Far Rockaway District

No

Yes

Downtown Jamaica District

No

Yes

Forest Hills District1

No

Yes

Long Island City Mixed Use District2

No

Yes

Southern Hunters Point District

No

Yes

Willets Point District

No

Yes

1        Sidewalk cafes are not allowed on Austin Street

2        See Appendix A in Article XI, Chapter 7

        

Staten Island

Enclosed Sidewalk Cafe

Unenclosed Sidewalk Cafe

Bay Street Corridor District

Yes

Yes

South Richmond Development District

Yes

Yes

St. George District

Yes

Yes

Stapleton Waterfront District

Yes

Yes

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