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123-63

Maximum Floor Area Ratio and Lot Coverage Requirements for Zoning Lots Containing Only Residential Buildings in R6, R7, R8 and R9 Districts

Where the designated Residence District is an R6, R7, R8 or R9 District, the minimum required open space ratio and maximum floor area ratio provisions of Section 23-151 (Basic regulations for R6 through R9 Districts) shall not apply. In lieu thereof, all residential buildings, regardless of whether they are required to be developed or enlarged pursuant to the Quality Housing Program, shall comply with the maximum floor area ratio and lot coverage requirements set forth for the designated district in Sections 23-153 (For Quality Housing buildings) or 23-155 (Affordable independent residences for seniors), as applicable.

Where the designated district is an R7-3 District, the maximum floor area ratio shall be 5.0 and the maximum lot coverage shall be 70 percent on an interior or through lot and 100 percent on a corner lot.

Where the designated district is an R9-1 District, the maximum floor area ratio shall be 9.0, and the maximum lot coverage shall be 70 percent on an interior or through lot and 100 percent on a corner lot.

The provisions of this Section shall not apply on waterfront blocks, as defined in Section 62-11. In lieu thereof, the applicable maximum floor area ratio and lot coverage requirements set forth for residential uses in Sections 62-30 (SPECIAL BULK REGULATIONS) through 62-32 (Maximum Floor Area Ratio and Lot Coverage on Waterfront Blocks), inclusive, shall apply.

However, in Inclusionary Housing designated areas and Mandatory Inclusionary Housing areas, as listed in the table in this Section, the maximum permitted floor area ratio shall be as set forth in Section 23-154 (Inclusionary Housing). The locations of such districts are specified in APPENDIX F of this Resolution.

Special Mixed Use District

Designated Residence District

MX-1 – Community District 1, The Bronx

R6A  R7D

MX 2 - Community District 2, Brooklyn

R7A  R8A  R8X

MX 4 – Community District 3, Brooklyn

R6A

MX 8 - Community District 1, Brooklyn

R6  R6A  R6B  R7A

MX 11 - Community District 6, Brooklyn

R7-2

MX 13 – Community District 1, The Bronx

R6A  R7A  R7X  R8A

MX 14 - Community District 6, The Bronx

R7A  R7X

MX 16 - Community Districts 5 and 16, Brooklyn

R6A  R7A  R7D  R8A

MX 18 - Community District 1, The Bronx

R7X

MX 20 - Community District 8, Brooklyn

R7A

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