Because the Zoning Regulations contain several provisions regarding the regulation of Accessory Buildings, the Office of Zoning Administration has summarized these regulations in RF zones for clarity:
This interpretation summarizes the standard operating procedure (SOP) between DOB’s Office of Zoning Administration and the Office of the Surveyor regarding the condition of a Record Lot that is overlain by an Assessmen
The Zoning Administrator has determined that a Certificate of Occupancy for an existing hotel would not need to be changed to allow an extended stay hotel operation. A hotel or lodging use is permitted to have short term [i.e.
The Zoning Regulations exclude fences from yard setback requirements under Section B-324.1(b):
Under Section K-811.9(a), the amount of street frontage for eating and drinking establishments is limited to not more than 50% of specified blocks in the Mixed-Use Uptown Arts Zones.
The Office of Zoning Administration has a long-standing practice that it will recognize a submitted building permit application that is considered complete for foundation to grade and/or new construction of the permanent...
Section D-805.1, which denotes the Wesley Heights Overlay map entitled "Required Front Yard Setbacks” for the R-14 and R-15 zones, illustrates the required front yard setback dimensions for these areas:
Section B-304.8 excludes certain portions of an interior of a building from the calculation of Gross Floor Area [GFA]:
The Office of Zoning Administration has reviewed several applications where a portion of a top of a building is being used as roof deck which is adjacent to a partial top story at the same level.
The longstanding practice of the Office of Zoning Administration allows accessory buildings which are non-conforming due to not meeting required yard setbacks and/or contributing to an excessive lot occupancy, to be razed...