ToC
62-50

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR VISUAL CORRIDORS AND WATERFRONT PUBLIC ACCESS AREAS

All zoning lots developed within waterfront blocks shall be subject to the provisions of this Section and Section 62-81 (Certifications by the Chairperson of the City Planning Commission).

For the purpose of determining requirements for waterfront public access areas, the lot area of waterfront zoning lots shall be deemed to be the area of the upland lot and water coverage of structurally sound piers and platforms within the seaward lot.

All waterfront public access areas, including those required pursuant to paragraph (b) of Section 62-52 (Applicability of Waterfront Public Access Area Requirements), shall comply with the provisions of Section 62-60 (DESIGN REQUIREMENTS FOR WATERFRONT PUBLIC ACCESS AREAS), except as modified by:

(a)        authorization of the City Planning Commission, pursuant to Section 62-822 (Modification of waterfront public access area and visual corridor requirements);

(b)        special permit of the City Planning Commission, pursuant to Sections 62-834 (Uses on floating structures), 62-835 (Developments on piers or platforms) or 74-79 (Transfer of Development Rights from Landmark Sites); or

(c)        the establishment of a Waterfront Access Plan, pursuant to Section 62-90.

However, the design of portions of waterfront public access areas located within New York State-designated wetlands or their adjacent regulated areas, shall be in accordance with an approval from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

In the event of a conflict between the provisions of this Section and a Waterfront Access Plan, the Plan shall control.

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