87-411

Ground floor uses

Within the Core and South Subdistricts, as shown on Map 1 in the Appendix to this Chapter, the following shall apply:

(a)        Minimum amount of required ground floor level floor area

At least 50 percent of the width of the ground floor level street wall of a building shall be occupied by floor area, and on Parcels 1 and 2, as shown on Map 1, the entire width of the ground floor level street wall facing a shore public walkway or a mapped parkland, shall be occupied by floor area. Such floor area shall be allocated to any permitted use, except group parking facilities.

(b)        Required non-residential uses in certain locations

The ground floor level street wall within 50 feet of the intersection of two streets, designated on Map 2, shall be occupied exclusively by non-residential floor area. In addition, on Parcels 3 and 4, at least 50 feet of additional ground floor level street wall facing the shore public walkway shall be occupied exclusively by non-residential floor area, at the locations designated on Map 2. Offices (Use Group 6B) and clubs (Use Group 6E) as listed in Section 32-15, automotive service establishments (Use Groups 8C, 7D and 12D) as listed in Sections 32-16, 32-17 and 32-21, and group parking facilities, including entrances and exits thereto, shall not be permitted within such locations.

Non-residential floor area required pursuant to this paragraph may satisfy ground floor level floor area required pursuant to paragraph (a) of this Section.  

All ground floor level floor area required pursuant to this Section shall extend to the minimum depth set forth in Section 37-32 (Ground Floor Depth Requirements for Certain Uses). For the purposes of applying such provisions, all streets shall be considered designated retail streets.

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