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Applicability of This Chapter

The bulk regulations of this Chapter apply to any zoning lot or portion of a zoning lot located in any Residence District which contains any residential building or other structure, or to the residential portion of a building or other structure used for both residential and community facility uses. The bulk regulations of Article II, Chapter 4, shall apply to any zoning lot or portion of a zoning lot containing a community facility building or to the community facility portion of a building used for both residential and community facility uses, except as set forth in Section 24-012 (Exceptions to the bulk regulations of this Chapter). In addition, the bulk regulations of this Chapter, or of specified Sections thereof, also apply in other provisions of this Resolution where they are incorporated by cross reference.

Existing buildings or other structures that do not comply with one or more of the applicable bulk regulations are non-complying buildings or other structures and are subject to the regulations set forth in Article V, Chapter 4.

Special regulations applying to large-scale residential developments or residential uses in large-scale community facility developments are set forth in Article VII, Chapters 8 or 9, respectively.

Special regulations applying only in Special Purpose Districts are set forth in Articles VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII and XIV.

In Manhattan Community Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, Brooklyn Community Districts 1, 2, 6 and 8, and Queens Community Districts 1 and 2, the conversion of non-residential floor area to residences in buildings erected prior to December 15, 1961, or January 1, 1977, as applicable, shall be subject to the provisions of Article I, Chapter 5 (Residential Conversions Within Existing Buildings), unless such conversions meet the requirements for residential developments of Article II (Residence District Regulations).

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

Special regulations applying in the flood zone are set forth in Article VI, Chapter 4.

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