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R6 R7 R8 R9 R10
In the districts indicated, the street wall location provisions of Sections 23-661 and the height and setback provisions of Section 23-662 shall apply to Quality Housing buildings. These provisions may be modified pursuant to the provisions of either Section 23-663 (Tower regulations in R9D and R10X Districts) or 23-664 (Modified height and setback regulations for certain Inclusionary Housing buildings or affordable independent residences for seniors), as applicable. Additional provisions are set forth in Section 23-665. Additional height and setback provisions for compensated developments and MIH developments, as defined in Section 23-911, are set forth in Sections 23-951 and 23-952, respectively. The height of all buildings or other structures shall be measured from the base plane.
Where the City Planning Commission grants additional height to a development or enlargement subject to the provisions of Sections 23-662 or 23-664 pursuant to an authorization or special permit of this Resolution, the Commission may, in conjunction, increase the permitted number of stories.
23-661 Street Wall Location
R6 R7 R8 R9 R10
In the districts indicated, the street wall location provisions of paragraphs (a), (b) or (c) of this Section shall apply to all Quality Housing buildings, as applicable.
Any street wall may be divided into different segments, and located at varying depths from the street line, to allow for building recesses, projections, outer courts and other forms of articulation, provided that each portion complies with the applicable street wall location provisions of paragraphs (a), (b) or (c) of this Section. Recesses, projections and other forms of articulation beyond the street wall locations established in paragraphs (a), (b) or (c) are permitted only in accordance with paragraph (d) of this Section.
R6A R7A R7D R7X R9D
  1. In the districts indicated, for all buildings, and for Quality Housing buildings on wide streets in R6 or R7 Districts without a letter suffix, the following shall apply:
    1. The street wall shall be located no closer to the street line than the closest street wall, or portion thereof, of an existing adjacent building on the same or an adjoining zoning lot located on the same street frontage, that is both within 10 feet of the street line and within 25 feet of such Quality Housing building. Where such existing adjacent building, or portion thereof, has street walls located at varying depths, the street wall shall not be located closer to the street line than the furthest portion of such existing adjacent street wall that is at least five feet in width.
    2. On corner lots, the street wall location provisions of paragraph (a)(1) shall apply along only one street line.
      R6B R7B R8B
  2. In the districts indicated, for all buildings, and for Quality Housing buildings on narrow streets in R6 and R7 Districts without a letter suffix, the following shall apply:
    1. On zoning lots with at least 50 feet of frontage along a street line, the street wall shall be located no closer to the street line than the closest street wall, or portion thereof, of an existing adjacent building on the same or an adjoining zoning lot located on the same street frontage, that is both within 15 feet of the street line and within 25 feet of such Quality Housing building. Where such existing adjacent building, or portion thereof, has street walls located at varying depths, the street wall shall not be located closer to the street line than the furthest portion of such existing adjacent street wall that is at least five feet in width.
    2. On zoning lots with less than 50 feet of frontage along a street line, the street wall shall be located no closer to the street line than the closest street wall, or portion thereof, nor further from the street line than the furthest street wall, or portion thereof, of an existing adjacent building on the same or an adjoining zoning lot located on the same street frontage that is both within 15 feet of the street line and within 25 feet of such Quality Housing building. Where such existing adjacent building, or portion thereof, has street walls located at varying depths, the street wall shall not be located closer to the street line than the furthest portion of such existing adjacent street wall that is at least five feet in width.
    3. On corner lots, the street wall regulations of (b)(1) or (b)(2), as applicable, shall apply along both street frontages, except that along one street line the street wall need not be located farther from the street line than five feet.
      R8A R8X R9A R9X R10A R10X
  3. In the districts indicated, for all buildings, and for Quality Housing buildings in R8 or R9 Districts without a letter suffix, and in other R10 Districts, the following shall apply:
    1. Along wide streets and along narrow streets within 50 feet of their intersection with a wide street the street wall shall extend along the entire street frontage of a zoning lot. At least 70 percent of the aggregate width of street walls shall be located within eight feet of the street line and extend to at least the minimum base height specified in Section 23-662 (Maximum height of buildings and setback regulations), or the height of the building, whichever is less. Up to 30 percent of the aggregate width of street walls may be recessed beyond eight feet of the street line, provided that any such recesses deeper than 10 feet along a wide street or 15 feet along a narrow street are located within an outer court.
    2. Along narrow streets beyond 50 feet of their intersection with a wide street, at least 70 percent of the street wall shall be located within 15 feet of the street line.
      R6 R7 R8 R9 R10
  4. Street wall articulation, including, but not limited to, window recesses and structural expression on the building facade, shall be permitted to project or recess beyond the street wall locations established in paragraphs (a), (b) or (c) of this Section, provided such articulation does not exceed a depth or projection of 12 inches. In addition, to accommodate other forms of street wall articulation, such as bay windows, and facade recesses, up to 50 percent of the aggregate width of street wall, at any level, may recess or project beyond such street wall location provisions of this Section, provided that no such recess or projection exceeds a depth of three feet, as measured perpendicular to the street wall, or portion thereof. No projection shall extend beyond the street line, except where encroachments into the public right-of-way are permitted by the New York City Administrative Code.
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