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25-31 General Provisions
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In all districts, as indicated, accessory off-street parking spaces, open or enclosed, shall be provided in conformity with the requirements set forth in the table at the end of this Section for all development after December 15, 1961, for the uses listed in the table. In addition, all other applicable requirements of this Chapter shall apply as a condition precedent to the use of such development.
After December 15, 1961, if an enlargement results in a net increase in the floor area or other applicable unit of measurement specified in the table in this Section, the same requirements set forth in the table shall apply to such net increase in the floor area or other specified unit of measurement.
A parking space is required for a portion of a unit of measurement one-half or more of the amount set forth in the table.
For the purposes of this Section, a tract of land on which a group of such uses is developed under single ownership or control shall be considered a single zoning lot.
For those uses for which rated capacity is specified as the unit of measurement, the Commissioner of Buildings shall determine the rated capacity as the number of persons which may be accommodated by such uses.
The requirements of this Section shall be waived in the following situations:
  1. when, as the result of the application of such requirements, a smaller number of spaces would be required than is specified by the provisions of Section 25-33 (Waiver of Requirements for Spaces Below Minimum Number);
  2. when the Commissioner of Buildings has certified, in accordance with the provisions of Section 25-34 (Waiver of Requirements for All Zoning Lots Where Access Would Be Forbidden) that there is no way to arrange the spaces with access to the street to conform to the provisions of Section 25-63 (Location of Access to the Street);
  3. for houses of worship, in accordance with the provisions of Section 25-35 (Waiver for Locally Oriented Houses of Worship).
In the event that the number of accessory off-street parking spaces required under the provisions of this Section exceeds the maximum number of spaces permitted under the provisions of Section 25-18 (Maximum Spaces for Permitted Community Facility or Commercial Uses), the Commissioner of Buildings shall reduce the required number of spaces to the maximum number permitted.
REQUIRED OFF-STREET PARKING SPACES FOR NON-RESIDENTIAL USES
Type of Use
Parking Spaces Required in Relation to Specified Unit of Measurement
District
FOR COMMUNITY FACILITY USES:


Agricultural uses, including greenhouses, nurseries or truck gardens
Square feet of lot area used for selling purposes: None required
R7-2 R7A R7D R7X R8 R9 R10
1 per 1,000 sq ft
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5
1 per 2,500 sq ft
R6 R7-1 R7B
Ambulatory diagnostic or treatment health care facilities listed in Use Group 4
Square feet of floor area and cellar space, except cellar space used for storage. In lower density growth management areas, all cellar space, including storage space, shall be used to determine parking requirements:
None required
R7-2 R7A R7D R7X R8 R9 R10
1 per 400 sq ft
R3
1 per 500 sq ft
R4 R5
1 per 800 sq ft
R6 R7-1 R7B
Clubs, community centers or settlement houses; philanthropic or non-profit institutions without sleeping accommodations excluding ambulatory diagnostic or treatment health care facilities listed in Use Group 4; golf course club houses; non-commercial recreation centers; or welfare centers, provided that in R5, R6 and R7-1 Districts, no accessory off-street parking spaces shall be required for that portion of a non-profit neighborhood settlement house or community center which is used for youth-oriented activities
Rated Capacity:

None required
R7-2 R7A R7D R7X R8 R9 R10
1 per 10 persons
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5
1 per 20 persons
R6 R7-1 R7B
College student dormitories, fraternity or sorority student houses
None required
R7-2 R7A R7D R7X R8 R9 R10

1 per 6 beds
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5

1 per 12 beds
R6 R7-1 R7B
Colleges, universities, or seminaries

(a)Classrooms, laboratories, student centers or offices
Square feet of floor area :

None required
R7-2 R7A R7D R7X R8 R9 R10

1 per 1,000 - R1 R2 R3 R4 R5


1 per 2,000 - R6 R7-1 R7B

(b)Theaters, auditoriums, gymnasiums or stadiums
Rated capacity:


None required
R7-2 R7A R7D R7X R8 R9 R10

1 per 8 persons
 R1 R2 R3 R4 R5

1 per 16 persons
R6 R7-1 R7B
Hospitals and related facilities*
1 per 5 beds
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5

1 per 8 beds
R6 R7-1 R7B

1 per 10 beds
R7-2 R7A R7D R7X R8 R9 R10
Houses of worship, applicable only to the facility's largest room of assembly; however, rooms separated by movable partitions shall be considered a single room
None required
R6 R7 R8 R9 R10

1 per 10 persons rated capacity
R1 R2 R3

1 per 15 persons rated capacity
R4 R5
Libraries, museums or non-commercial art galleries**
Square feet of floor area :

None required
R7-2 R7A R7D R7X R8 R9 R10

1 per 1,000
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5

1 per 2,000
R6 R7-1 R7B
Outdoor skating rinks
Square feet of lot area :

None required
R7-2 R7A R7D R7X R8 R9 R10

1 per 800 sq ft
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5

1 per 2,000 sq ft
R6 R7-1 R7B
Outdoor tennis courts
None required
R7-2 R7A R7D R7X R8 R9 R10

1 per 2 courts
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5

1 per 5 courts
R6 R7-1 R7B
Philanthropic or non-profit institutions with sleeping accommodations; long-term care facilities, except that independent living dwelling units within a continuing care retirement community shall be subject to the accessory off-street parking requirements of Section 25-20. For the purposes of applying such requirements, dwelling units shall be as defined in Section 28-02
None required
R7-2 R7A R7D R7X R8 R9 R10

1 per 10 beds
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5

1 per 20 beds
R6 R7-1 R7B
Schools
Square feet of floor area :

None required
R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10

1 per 1,500 sq ft
R1 R2
For child care services in lower density growth management areas:
1 per 1,000 sq ft
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5
FOR ACCESSORY COMMERCIAL USES IN LARGE-SCALE RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS:


Food stores with 2,000 or more square feet of floor area per establishment - uses in parking requirement category A in Use Group 6A
Square feet of floor area :

None required
R7-2 R8 R9 R10

1 per 100 sq ft
R1 R2 R3

1 per 200 sq ft
R4 R5

1 per 300 sq ft
R6 R7-1
General retail uses - food stores with less than 2,000 square feet of floor area or uses in parking requirement category B in Use Group 6A.
Square feet of floor area :

None required
R7-2 R8 R9 R10

1 per 150 sq ft
R1 R2 R3

1 per 300 sq ft
R4 R5

1 per 400 sq ft
R6 R7-1
Post offices
Square feet of floor area :

None required
R7-2 R7A R7D R7X R8 R9 R10

1 per 800 sq ft
R1 R2 R3

1 per 1,200 sq ft
R4 R5

1 per 1,500 sq ft
R6 R7-1 R7B
FOR USES PERMITTED BY SPECIAL PERMIT:


Camps, overnight or day, with a minimum of either 10,000 square feet of lot area or 10 employees
1 per 2,000 square feet of lot area or 1 per 3 employees, whichever will require a lesser number of spaces
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10
Docks for ferries
Parking requirement, as provided in Section 62-43
R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10
Fire or police stations
Square feet of floor area :

None required
R7-2 R7A R7D R7X R8 R9 R10

1 per 500 sq ft
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5

1 per 800 sq ft
R6 R7-1 R7B
Riding academies or stables
Square feet of floor area :

None required
R7-2 R7A R7D R7X R8 R9 R10

1 per 500 sq ft
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5

1 per 800 sq ft
R6 R7-1 R7B
*        Requirements in the table are in addition to the area used for ambulance parking
**        Requirements in the table apply only to the floor area not used for storage.
25-32 Special Provisions for a Single Zoning Lot With Uses Subject to Different Parking Requirements
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In all districts, as indicated, where any building or zoning lot contains two or more uses having different parking requirements as set forth in the following Sections, the parking requirements for each type of use shall apply to the extent of that use.
Section 25-21        (General Provisions)

Section 25-31        (General Provisions)
25-33 Waiver of Requirements for Spaces Below Minimum Number
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10
In all districts, as indicated, except for the uses listed in Section 25-331 (Exceptions to application of waiver provisions), the parking requirements set forth in Sections 25-31 (General Provisions) or 25-32 (Special Provisions for a Single Zoning Lot With Uses Subject to Different Parking Requirements) shall not apply to permitted non-residential uses if the total number of accessory off-street parking spaces required for all such uses on the zoning lot is less than the number of spaces set forth in the following table:

Districts


Number of Spaces

R1 R2 R3 R4 R5


10

R6 R7-1 R7B


25

R7-2 R7A R7D R7X R8 R9 R10


40
25-331 Exceptions to Application of Waiver Provisions
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10
In all districts, as indicated, the waiver provisions of Section 25-33 (Waiver of Requirements for Spaces Below Minimum Number) shall not apply to the following types of uses:
Agricultural uses, including greenhouses, nurseries or truck gardens;

Ambulatory diagnostic or treatment health care facilities in R3, R4-1 and R4A Districts in lower density growth management areas. However, the waiver provisions shall apply where such use is located in such areas on the same zoning lot as a hospital, as defined in the New York State Hospital Code or a long-term care facility, and shall apply where such use is located in such areas on any zoning lot in an R6 or R7 District in Community District 10, Borough of the Bronx;

Outdoor tennis courts;

Camps, overnight or day;

Schools in R1 and R2 Districts, child care services in R1, R2, R3, R4-1 and R4A Districts in lower density growth management areas. However, the waiver provisions shall apply where child care services are located in such districts on the same zoning lot as a house of worship, and shall apply where child care services located in such districts on zoning lots that do not contain houses of worship, where the amount of floor area used for child care services is equal to 25 percent or less of the amount of floor area permitted for community facility use on the zoning lot.
25-34 Waiver of Requirements for All Zoning Lots Where Access Would Be Forbidden
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10
In all districts, as indicated, the requirements set forth in Sections 25-31 (General Provisions) and 25-32 (Special Provisions for a Single Zoning Lot With Uses Subject to Different Parking Requirements) shall not apply to any building or zoning lot as to which the Commissioner of Buildings has certified that there is no way to arrange the required spaces with access to the street to conform to the provisions of Section 25-63 (Location of Access to the Street). The Commissioner of Buildings may refer such matter to the Department of Transportation for a report and may base the determination on such report.
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