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In all districts, as indicated, the provisions of this Section shall apply to any zoning lot containing community facility and residential uses.  
24-161 Maximum Floor Area Ratio for Zoning Lots Containing Community Facility and Residential Uses
R1 R2 R3-1 R3A R3X R4-1 R4A R4B R5D R6A R6B R7-2 R7A R7B R7D R7X R8 R9 R10
In the districts indicated, for zoning lots containing community facility and residential uses, the maximum floor area ratio permitted for a community facility use shall be as set forth in Section 24-11, inclusive, and the maximum floor area ratio permitted for a residential use shall be as set forth in Article II, Chapter 3, provided the total of all such floor area ratios does not exceed the greatest floor area ratio permitted for any such use on the zoning lot.
In Inclusionary Housing designated areas, except within Waterfront Access Plan BK-1 and in R6 Districts without a letter suffix in Community District 1, Brooklyn, the maximum floor area ratio permitted for zoning lots containing community facility and residential uses shall be the base floor area ratio set forth in Section 23-154 (Inclusionary Housing) for the applicable district. Such base floor area ratio may be increased to the maximum floor area ratio set forth in such Section only through the provision of affordable housing pursuant to Section 23-90 (INCLUSIONARY HOUSING).
24-162 Maximum Floor Area Ratios and Special Floor Area Limitations for Zoning Lots Containing Residential and Community Facility Uses in Certain Districts
R3-2 R4 R5 R6 R7-1
In the districts indicated, except R4-1, R4A, R4B, R5D, R6A and R6B Districts, the provisions of this Section shall apply to any zoning lot containing community facility and residential use. However, this Section shall not apply to buildings containing residences and philanthropic or non-profit residences with sleeping accommodations, as set forth in Section 24-013 (Special provisions for certain community facility uses).
(a)        For buildings containing residential and community facility uses, if the ratio of floor area provided in a building to the lot area of the zoning lot is greater than as set forth in Column A in the table in this Section, then the maximum ratio of community facility floor area in such buildings to the lot area of the zoning lot shall be as set forth in Column B in the table. The maximum floor area ratio for the residential portions of such buildings shall be in accordance with Article II, Chapter 3, subject to the limitations set forth in paragraph (d) of this Section.
MAXIMUM COMMUNITY FACILITY FLOOR AREA RATIO FOR CERTAIN BUILDINGS CONTAINING COMMUNITY FACILITY AND RESIDENTIAL USES






District

COLUMN A

COLUMN B


Ratio of Floor Area of Building to Lot Area

Maximum Ratio of Floor Area for Community  Facility Use to Lot Area

R3-2

.50

.20

R4

.75

.40

R5B

1.25

.40

R5

1.25

.60

R6

2.50

1.00

R7-1

3.50

1.00
(b)        For buildings containing residential and community facility uses, if the ratio of floor area provided in a building to the lot area of the zoning lot is not greater than as set forth in Column A in the table in paragraph (a), then the maximum ratio of the community facility floor area in such buildings to the lot area shall be as set forth in Section 24-11, inclusive. The maximum floor area ratio for the residential portion of such buildings shall be in accordance with Article II, Chapter 3, subject to the limitations set forth in paragraph (d) of this Section.
(c)        For zoning lots containing multiple buildings, the provisions of this paragraph, (c), shall apply to buildings containing only community facility uses or only residential uses. The maximum floor area ratio permitted for a building containing only community facility uses shall be as set forth in Section 24-11, inclusive, and the maximum floor area ratio permitted for a building containing only residential uses shall be as set forth in Article II, Chapter 3, subject to the limitations set forth in paragraph (d) of this Section.
(d)        The total floor area ratio permitted for community facility use on the zoning lot shall be as set forth in Section 24-11, inclusive, and the total floor area ratio permitted for residential use on the zoning lot shall be as set forth in Article II, Chapter 3, provided the total of all such floor area ratios does not exceed the greatest floor area ratio permitted for any such use on the zoning lot.
For the purposes of this Section, a building segment may be considered to be a building.  
24-163 Open Space Ratio for Residential Portion
R6 R7 R8 R9
In the districts indicated, the zoning lots containing residences shall have a minimum open space ratio as required under the provisions of Article II, Chapter 3. For the purposes of this Section:
  1. the floor area counted in determining the open space ratio shall be only that floor area in the residential portion of the building;
  2. the lot coverage of the residential portion of the building shall be deemed to be that portion of the zoning lot which, when viewed directly from above, would be covered by the residential portion of the building at any level; and
  3. the applicable height factor, if the maximum permitted residential floor area ratio is less than the total floor area ratio permitted for such zoning lot, shall be the height factor of the residential portion of the building.
24-164 Location of Open Space for Residential Portion
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9
  1. In the districts indicated, the open space required for the residential portion of the building under the provisions of Article II, Chapter 3, may be at a level higher than 23 feet above curb level. Such open space may be provided at ground floor level or upon the roof of the community facility portion of such building, provided that the level of any open space may not be higher than two and one half feet below the sill level of any legally required window opening on such roof area, in the residential portion of such building. Open space located on the roof of a community facility building separated by open area from residential or mixed buildings on the same zoning lot may not be at a level higher than 23 feet above curb level. For the purposes of this Section, abutting buildings on a single zoning lot may be considered to be a single building.
    R6A R6B R7A R7B R7D R7X R8A R8B R8X R9A R9D R9X R10A R10X
  2. In the districts indicated, and in other R6, R7, R8, R9 or R10 Districts, the provisions of Section 28-20 (RECREATION SPACE AND PLANTING AREAS) shall apply to Quality Housing buildings.
24-165 Lot Coverage for Zoning Lots Containing Community Facility and Residential Uses
Where different maximum percentages of lot coverage apply to residential and community facility uses, the higher lot coverage shall be applied to any level containing both such uses. Furthermore, the maximum percent of lot coverage for community facility uses located below the level of residential uses need not be lower than the maximum percent of lot coverage permitted for such residential uses.
24-166 Balconies
R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10
In all districts, as indicated, the regulations set forth in Section 23-13 (Balconies) shall apply to any portion of a building used for living or sleeping accommodations.

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