Under the Zoning for Quality and Affordability (ZQA), corner lots in R6-R10 contextual districts will now be permitted 100% lot coverage. Previously these corner lots were limited to 80% coverage.
The ZQA also grants 100% lot coverage to R6-R10 buildings in either of the following circumstances.
Other interior lots in these districts are subject the tables in Zoning Resolution 23-153, which permits between 60-70% lot coverage depending on its residential district.
Expect the increase in lot coverage to affect new buildings on corner lots. Have a project that needs code consultation or expediting? Contact Outsource here.
Questions about lot coverage? Have a project that needs code consultation or expediting? Contact Outsource here.
Select areas in Brooklyn may now be permitted to create lawful cellar apartments.