ToC
22-00

GENERAL PROVISIONS

In order to carry out the purposes and provisions of this Resolution, the uses of buildings or other structures and the open uses of zoning lots, or portions thereof, have been classified and combined into Use Groups. A brief statement is inserted at the start of each Use Group to describe and clarify the basic characteristics of that Use Group. Use Groups 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6C, including each use listed separately therein, are permitted in Residence Districts as indicated in Sections 22-11 through 22-15.

The following chart sets forth the Use Groups permitted in the Residence Districts.

USE GROUPS PERMITTED IN RESIDENCE DISTRICTS

Use Groups

        

Districts

Residential

Community Facilities

1

2

3

4

Single-family detached residences

R1 R2

x

x

x

Single- and two-family detached and zero lot line residences

R3A

x

x

x

x

Single- and two-family detached residences

R3X R4A

R5A

x

x

x

x

Single- and two-family detached and semi-detached residences

R3-1

x

x

x

x

Single- and two-family detached,semi-detached and zero lot line residences

R4-1

x

x

x

x

Single- and two-family residences of all types

R4B

x

x

x

x

General residences*

R3-2

R4-R10

x

x

x

x

*        Zero lot line buildings are not permitted in R3-2, R4 (except R4-1 and R4B), and R5 (except R5B and R5D) Districts

Whenever a use is specifically listed in a Use Group and also could be construed to be incorporated within a more inclusive use listing, either in the same or another Use Group, the more specific listing shall control.

The uses listed in the various Use Groups set forth in Sections 22-11 through 22-15, are also listed in alphabetical order in the Index of Uses in APPENDIX A for the convenience of those using this Resolution. Whenever there is any difference in meaning or implication between the text of these Use Groups and the text of the Index, the text of these Use Groups shall prevail.

Special regulations applying in the waterfront area are set forth in Article VI, Chapter 2.

Use Group 6C, limited to docks for ferries and water taxis, as specified in Section 22-15, is permitted in R6 through R10 Districts in Community District 1 in the Borough of Brooklyn.

In R10H Districts, an eating or drinking establishment, permitted pursuant to Section 72-21 (Findings Required for Variances), that operates a sidewalk cafe pursuant to the provisions of Article I, Chapter 4, may be enlarged into any open area that may exist between the street wall and the street line.

For the purposes of this Chapter, any residence and any accessory building abutting such residence on the same zoning lot shall be considered a single building.

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