23-32 Minimum Lot Area or Lot Width for Residences
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10
In all districts, as indicated, except as provided in Section 23-33 (Special Provisions for Development of Existing Small Lots), no residence is permitted on a zoning lot with a total lot area or lot width less than as set forth in the following table:
REQUIRED MINIMUM LOT AREA AND LOT WIDTH
Type of Residence
Minimum Lot Area (in sq. ft)
Minimum Lot Width (in ft)
Single- or two-family detached or zero lot line where permitted
R3-1 R3-2 R4-R10
R3A* R4-1* R4B R5B R5D
Any other permitted
* In lower density growth management areas, for two-family detached and two-family zero lot line residences, where permitted, in R3A, R4-1 and R4A Districts, and for two-family semi-detached residences in R3-1, R3-2 and R4-1 Districts, the minimum lot area shall be 3,135 square feet and the minimum lot width shall be 33 feet.
However, in lower density growth management areas in the Borough of Staten Island, the following rules shall apply:
(a) Where two or more buildings that are single- or two-family detached or semi-detached residences are located on a zoning lot, the applicable minimum lot area requirement set forth in the table in this Section shall be multiplied by the number of such buildings on the zoning lot.
(b) The lot width requirements set forth in this Section shall be applied as set forth in the definition of lot width in Section 12-10, provided that the applicable lot width, in feet, set forth in the table shall be met along at least one street line of the zoning lot or, for corner lots, along each intersecting street line. No residence, or portion thereof, shall be permitted between opposing side lot lines where such lot lines would be nearer to one another at any point where such residence is located than the applicable minimum lot width, in feet, set forth in the table.
Regulations Applying in Special Situations