115-21 Floor Area Ratio, Open Space and Lot Coverage
(a) Maximum floor area ratio for zoning lots containing non-residential uses
In C6-2 and C6-3 Districts, the underlying floor area ratio and open space provisions shall not apply. In lieu thereof, the maximum floor area ratio permitted for commercial and community facility uses, separately or in combination, shall not exceed 6.0 in C6-2 Districts and 8.0 in C6-3 Districts. No floor area bonuses shall be permitted.
In C6-4 Districts, the underlying floor area ratio provisions, including floor area bonus provisions, shall apply to community facility uses. For commercial uses, the maximum floor area ratio shall be 12.0, and no floor area bonuses shall apply.
In M1-4 Districts, the maximum floor area ratio permitted for commercial, community facility or manufacturing uses, separately or in combination, shall be 2.0.
(b) Maximum floor area ratio for zoning lots containing residential uses
The maximum floor area ratio for any zoning lot containing a residential use shall not exceed the floor area ratio set forth in Section 115-211 (Special Inclusionary Housing regulations) for the applicable district.
(c) Lot coverage
In C4 and C6 Districts, for residential buildings or the residential portion of a mixed building, the maximum lot coverage shall be 100 percent on a corner lot and 70 percent on an interior or through lot.
R7A, R7X, C4-4A, C4-5X, C6-2, C6-3 and C6-4 Districts within the Special Downtown Jamaica District 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 (INCLUSIONARY HOUSING), inclusive, applicable as modified, within the Special District.
(b) Maximum floor area ratio
The maximum floor area ratio for any zoning lot containing a residential use shall not exceed the base floor area ratio set forth in the table in this Section, except that such base floor area ratio may be increased to the maximum floor area ratio, set forth in Section 23-154 (Inclusionary Housing), through the provision of affordable housing, pursuant to the provisions relating to Inclusionary Housing designated areas in Section 23-90, inclusive.
Base Floor Area Ratio
(c) Modification of location requirements
The requirements of paragraph (a) of Section 23-96 (Requirements for Generating Sites or MIH Sites) shall be modified as follows: a generating site may be located in any Inclusionary Housing designated area within the Special Downtown Jamaica District.
(d) Height and setback
The height and setback regulations of Sections 23-951 (Height and setback for compensated developments in Inclusionary Housing designated areas) and 23-664 (Modified height and setback regulations for certain Inclusionary Housing buildings or affordable independent residences for seniors) shall be modified by the special height and setback regulations of Section 115-23, inclusive.