Pedestrian Circulation Space

In C2-8 and C6-4 Districts, except within Subdistrict G, all developments or enlargements on zoning lots of 5,000 square feet or larger with more than 70,000 square feet of new floor area shall provide pedestrian circulation space in accordance with the provisions of Section 37-50. In addition, for developments or enlargements that provide subway entranceways constructed after December 21, 2005, one and one-half times the area of such entranceway accessible to the public at street level may qualify as pedestrian circulation space, up to a maximum amount of 3,000 square feet.

Pedestrian circulation space shall not be required if any of the following conditions exist:

(a)        The zoning lot is entirely occupied by a building of no more than one story in height.

(b)        The zoning lot is an interior lot fronting on a wide street with less than 80 feet of street frontage.

(c)        The zoning lot is a through lot and both street frontages are less than 25 feet in length.

(d)        The zoning lot is required to provide public access pursuant to Section 93-70 (PUBLIC ACCESS REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL SITES).