Definitions specifically applicable to this Chapter are set forth in this Section. Other defined terms are set forth in Sections 12-10, 37-311, 62-11 and 66-11. The definition of development shall be as set forth in Section 12-10, except where otherwise specified.


Gowanus mix uses

“Gowanus mix uses” are community facility, commercial, and manufacturing uses set forth in Section 139-12 (Gowanus Mix Uses).


Gowanus retail and entertainment uses

“Gowanus retail and entertainment uses” are community facility and commercial uses set forth in Section 139-13 (Gowanus Retail and Entertainment Uses).


Mixed use district

In the Special Gowanus Mixed Use District, a “mixed use district” shall be any M1 District paired with a Residence District, as indicated on the zoning maps. For the purposes of applying provisions of districts adjacent to a mixed use district, a mixed use district shall be considered a Manufacturing District.


Select community facility uses

For the purposes of this Chapter, the following community facility uses shall also be considered “select community facility uses”:

Houses of worship, rectories or parish houses; and

Health facilities requiring approval under Article 28 of the Public Health Law of the State of New York that, prior to July 10, 1974, have received approval of Part I of the required application from the Commissioner of Health.