96-80 Excluded Areas
Except as provided in this Section, the regulations set forth in this Chapter shall not apply to the following areas:
(a) parcels within the blocks bounded by West 50th Street, Tenth Avenue, West 56th Street and Eleventh Avenue, provided that in this area the provisions of Sections 96-40 (MODIFICATION OF GENERAL LARGE-SCALE DEVELOPMENT PROVISIONS), 96-51 (Mandatory Tree Planting Provisions) and 96-82 (C6-3X Districts) shall apply.
In addition, for parcels in C6-3X Districts, bounded by West 53rd Street, Tenth Avenue, West 54th Street and Eleventh Avenue, the following shall be permitted uses below the level of any floor occupied by dwelling units:
(1) automobile showrooms with automobile sales and preparation of automobiles for delivery;
(2) automobile repairs; and
(3) New York City Police Department stables for horses, with accessory automobile parking.
For a building that, at the time of approval by the Department of Buildings, included space designed for stable use for New York City Police Department horses, and the ceiling height of such stable space, as measured from the base plane, exceeds 23 feet, then any floor space occupied by accessory parking located on the floor immediately above such stable space and immediately below the level of any floor occupied by dwelling units shall be exempted from the definition of floor area.
(b) the block bounded by West 49th Street, Eighth Avenue, West 50th Street and Ninth Avenue which was the site of the former Madison Square Garden;
(c) property bounded by West 45th Street, the easterly right-of-way of the Amtrak Empire Line, West 44th Street and Eleventh Avenue, provided that in this area the provisions of Section 96-81 (R10 Districts) shall apply;
(d) the block bounded by West 42nd Street, Ninth Avenue, West 43rd Street and Tenth Avenue;
(e) property bounded by West 56th Street, Ninth Avenue, West 57th Street and a line 200 feet west of Eighth Avenue.
(a) Inclusionary Housing Program
C6-3X Districts in Excluded Areas shall be Inclusionary Housing designated areas pursuant to Section 12-10 (DEFINITIONS) for the purpose of making the Inclusionary Housing Program regulations of Section 23-90, inclusive, applicable as modified within the Special District.
(b) Maximum floor area ratio
Within such Inclusionary Housing designated areas, the maximum floor area ratio for any zoning lot containing a residential use shall not exceed the base floor area ratio of 6.75, except that such base floor area ratio may be increased to the maximum floor area ratio of 9.0, through the provision of affordable housing, pursuant to the provisions relating to Inclusionary Housing designated areas in Section 23-90.