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
MX 2 - Community District 2, Brooklyn
R7A R8A R8X
MX 4 – Community District 3, Brooklyn
MX 8 - Community District 1, Brooklyn
R6 R6A R6B R7A
MX 11 - Community District 6, Brooklyn
MX 13 – Community District 1, The Bronx
R6A R7A R7X R8A
MX 14 - Community District 6, The Bronx
MX 16 - Community Districts 5 and 16, Brooklyn
R6A R7A R7D R8A
MX 18 - Community District 1, The Bronx
MX 20 - Community District 8, Brooklyn