Special Provisions for Certain Fire Apparatus Access Roads
Within the Core and South Subdistricts, for Parcels 1, 2, 3, 4 and 11, as shown on Map 1 in the Appendix to this Chapter, where a fire apparatus access road is provided as required by New York City Fire Code Section 503.2 (Fire apparatus access roads), or its successor, the Chairperson of the City Planning Commission shall certify, in conjunction with a certification application filed pursuant to paragraph (c) of Section 62-811, the following:
(a) the road shall be constructed to minimum Department of Transportation standards for public streets, including two sidewalks, curbs and curb drops, lighting, signage, materials and crosswalk, and shall meet the requirements set forth in the New York City Fire Code. For Parcels 2, 3 and 4, where a fire apparatus access road is immediately adjacent to and contiguous with the shore public walkway, any pedestrian path within such shore public walkway shall substitute for one such sidewalk, provided that at least 30 percent of such path is provided adjacent to and contiguous with the fire apparatus access road;
(b) for Parcels 2, 3 and 4, the contiguity provisions of paragraph (a) of Section 87-62 shall apply, except that where no connection for vehicular travel lanes terminating at the opposite side of a shared lot line exist at the time of construction, the provisions of paragraph (b) of such Section may be utilized as an interim alternative;
(c) a restrictive declaration shall be executed in accordance with the provisions of Section 87-63; and
(d) street trees shall be planted pursuant to the requirements of Section 26-41 along such fire apparatus access road as if it were a street.
However, the requirements of this Section shall not apply to: fire apparatus access roads on Parcels 1 and 3 that are provided pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (b)(3) of Section 87-71 (Special Public Access Provisions); and to a fire apparatus access road on Parcel 11 located in the required upland connection within the prolongation of East 134th Street.