Maximum Floor Area Ratio
C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 C8
In all districts, as indicated, for any zoning lot, the maximum floor area ratio shall not exceed the floor area ratio set forth in this Section, except as otherwise provided in the following Sections:
Section 33-13 (Floor Area Bonus for a Public Plaza)
Section 33-14 (Floor Area Bonus for Arcades)
Section 33-15 (Floor Area Bonus for Front Yards)
Section 33-16 (Special Provisions for Zoning Lots Divided by District Boundaries)
Any given lot area shall be counted only once in determining the floor area ratio.
Where floor area in a building is shared by multiple uses, the floor area for such shared portion shall be attributed to each use proportionately, based on the percentage each use occupies of the total floor area of the zoning lot less any shared floor area.
Except where authorized by express provisions of this Resolution, the maximum floor area ratio shall not exceed the amount set forth in this Section by more than 20 percent.
In addition, the following limitations on maximum permitted floor area shall apply:
C1-8A C1-8X C1-9A C2-7A C2-7X C2-8A C4-6A C4-7A C5-1A C5-2A C6-2A C6-3A C6-3D C6-3X C6-4A
(a) In contextual Commercial Districts
In the districts indicated, and in C1 and C2 Districts mapped within R9A, R9D, R9X, R10A or R10X Districts, no floor area bonuses are permitted.
(b) In Community Board 7, Borough of Manhattan
Within the boundaries of Community Board 7 in Manhattan, in R10 equivalent Commercial Districts without a letter suffix, the maximum floor area ratio shall not exceed 10.0.
(c) In C6-1A Districts
In C6-1A Districts, the maximum floor area ratio shall not exceed the amount set forth in this Section by more than 50 percent.
(d) In C6-4X Districts
In C6-4X Districts, a floor area bonus shall only be permitted for a public plaza pursuant to Section 33-13.