33-012

Special provisions for certain community facility uses

The provisions of this Section shall apply to buildings containing long-term care facilities or philanthropic or non-profit institutions with sleeping accommodations, as listed in Use Group 3.

(a)        Buildings containing long-term care facilities

(1)        Commercial Districts with a residential equivalent of an R1 or R2 District

In C1 or C2 Districts mapped within R1 or R2 Districts, where a long-term care facility is permitted pursuant to Section 74-901, the bulk regulations of this Chapter shall apply. The maximum floor area ratio for such long-term care facilities shall not exceed the applicable floor area ratio of paragraph (b) of Section 33-121 (In districts with bulk governed by Residence District bulk regulations), except as permitted by the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 74-902 (Certain community facility uses in R1 and R2 Districts and certain Commercial Districts).

(2)        Commercial Districts with a residential equivalent of an R3 through R5 District

In C1 or C2 Districts mapped within R3-2 Districts, or within R4 or R5 Districts without a letter or number suffix, or in C3 Districts without a letter suffix, or in C4-1 Districts, the bulk regulations of Article II, Chapter 3 applicable to affordable independent residences for seniors, inclusive, shall apply to buildings, or portions thereof, containing long-term care facilities, except as follows:

(i)        the lot coverage provisions of Section 23-144 shall not apply;

(ii)        the minimum size of dwelling unit provisions of Section 23-23 shall not apply;

(iii)        the yard regulations of Sections 33-20 and 33-30 shall apply in lieu of Sections 23-40 and 23-50;  

(iv)        in C1 or C2 Districts mapped within R3-2 Districts or in C3 Districts without a letter suffix, the height and setback provisions of Section 33-40 shall apply in lieu of Section 23-60; and

(v)        in C1 or C2 Districts mapped within R5 Districts or in C4-1 Districts, the provisions of paragraph (j)(2) of Section 23-631 shall be modified so that the height of a building containing long-term care facilities may be increased to 55 feet beyond 25 feet of the street line on any zoning lot.

In all such Districts, the Commission may permit the bulk regulations of this Chapter to apply pursuant to the special permit in Section 74-903 (Certain community facility uses in R3 to R9 Districts and certain Commercial Districts).

The Residence District within which such Commercial Districts are mapped, or the applicable residential equivalent set forth in the tables in Section 35-23 (Residential Bulk Regulations in Other C1 or C2 Districts or in C3, C4, C5 or C6 Districts) shall be used to determine the applicable residential bulk regulations of Article II, Chapter 3.

In C1 or C2 Districts mapped within R3-1, R3A, R3X, R4-1, R4A, R4B, R5A, R5B or R5D Districts, or in C3A Districts, the bulk regulations of this Chapter shall apply to community facility buildings, or the community facility portion of a building containing long term care facilities, as applicable. The maximum floor area ratio for such long-term care facilities shall not exceed the applicable floor area ratio of paragraph (d) or (e) of Section 33-121, as applicable, except as permitted by the Commission pursuant to Section 74-903.

(3)        Commercial Districts with a residential equivalent of an R6 through R10 District

In C1 or C2 Districts mapped within R6 through R10 Districts, or in Commercial Districts with a residential equivalent of an R6 through R10 District, the bulk regulations of Article II, Chapter 3, applicable to affordable independent residences for seniors, inclusive, shall apply to buildings, or portions thereof, containing long-term care facilities, except as follows:

(i)        in C1 or C2 Districts mapped within R6A Districts or R6 Districts without a letter suffix, or in Commercial Districts with a residential equivalent of an R6A District or an R6 District without a letter suffix, the maximum floor area ratio for long-term care facilities shall be 3.6;

(ii)        in C1 or C2 Districts mapped within R7A Districts or R7 Districts without a letter suffix, or in Commercial Districts with a residential equivalent of an R7A District or an R7 District without a letter suffix, the maximum floor area ratio for long-term care facilities shall be 4.6;

(iii)        the minimum size of dwelling unit provisions of Section 23-23 shall not apply;

(iv)        the provisions of Section 23-44 (Permitted Obstructions in Required Yards or Rear Yard Equivalents) shall be modified by Section 35-532 (Modification of permitted obstructions in required yards or rear yard equivalents for certain affordable independent residences for seniors); and

(v)        the provisions of Section 23-66 (Height and Setback Requirements for Quality Housing Buildings) shall be modified by Section 35-65.

The Residence District within which such Commercial Districts are mapped, or the applicable residential equivalent set forth in the tables in Section 35-23 (Residential Bulk Regulations in Other C1 or C2 Districts or in C3, C4, C5 or C6 Districts) shall be used to determine the applicable residential bulk regulations of Article II, Chapter 3.

In C1 or C2 Districts mapped within R6 through R10 Districts without a letter suffix, or in Commercial Districts with a residential equivalent of an R6 through R10 District without a letter suffix, the Commission may permit the bulk regulations of this Chapter to apply to such long-term care facilities pursuant to the special permit in Section 74-903.

(4)        Applicability of affordable independent residences for seniors bulk provisions

Where buildings containing long-term care facilities are required to utilize the bulk provisions applicable to affordable independent residences for seniors, such uses shall be considered residential for the purpose of applying such provisions, and the term dwelling unit shall include dwelling units and rooming units, as set forth in the Housing Maintenance Code.

(b)        Buildings containing philanthropic or non-profit institutions with sleeping accommodations

The provisions of this Chapter apply to buildings, or portions thereof, containing philanthropic or non-profit institutions with sleeping accommodations. In addition, the following special bulk provisions apply:

(1)        Commercial Districts with a residential equivalent of an R1 or R2 District

In C1 and C2 Districts mapped within R1 and R2 Districts, the maximum floor area ratio for a building that contains a philanthropic or non-profit institution with sleeping accommodations shall not exceed the floor area ratio set forth in paragraph (b) of Section 33-121, except as permitted by the Commission pursuant to Section 74-902.

(2)        Commercial Districts with a residential equivalent of an R3 through R10 District

In C1 or C2 Districts mapped within R3 through R9 Districts, the maximum floor area ratio for a building that contains a philanthropic or non-profit institution with sleeping accommodations shall not exceed the floor area ratio set forth in paragraphs (d) or (e) of Section 33-121, except as permitted by the Commission pursuant to Section 74-903.

In other Commercial Districts with a residential equivalent of R3 through R9 Districts, the maximum floor area ratio for a building that contains a philanthropic or non-profit institution with sleeping accommodations shall not exceed the floor area ratio set forth in paragraphs (a) and (b) of Section 33-123 (Community facility buildings or buildings used for both community facility and commercial uses in all other Commercial Districts), as applicable, except as permitted by the Commission pursuant to Section 74-903.

In C1 or C2 Districts mapped within R10 Districts or in Commercial Districts with a residential equivalent of an R10 District, the maximum floor area ratio for a building that contains a philanthropic or non-profit institution with sleeping accommodations shall not exceed the floor area ratio set forth in the tables of Sections 33-121 or 33-123, as applicable.

In R6 through R10 Districts without a letter suffix, the height and setback regulations for Quality Housing buildings set forth in Article II, Chapter 3, may be applied. However, the provisions of Section 23-66 are modified by Section 35-65 (Height and Setback Requirements for Quality Housing Buildings).

(c)        Applicability of Quality Housing Program elements

For all buildings containing long-term care facilities that utilize the bulk regulations for affordable independent residences for seniors in Article II, Chapter 3, as modified by Section 35-65, and for buildings containing philanthropic or non-profit institutions with sleeping accommodations that utilize the height and setback regulations for Quality Housing buildings in Section 35-65, the Quality Housing Program, and the associated mandatory and optional program elements, shall apply to such uses, as modified by paragraph (d) of Section 28-01 (Applicability of this Chapter).

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