Developments or enlargements containing residences are allowed as-of-right, provided that:
(a) the zoning lot shares a common side lot line on at least one side with a residential or community facility use;
(b) the frontage along the street line of the zoning lot shall not exceed 60 feet, but in no event shall the total area of such zoning lot exceed 7,800 square feet;
(c) the zoning lot is not located within a continuous frontage of vacant zoning lots or land with minor improvements whose aggregate length exceeds 60 feet;
(d) the zoning lot is not located on Cropsey Avenue or on the east side of Stillwell Avenue; and
(e) no manufacturing uses or uses listed in Use Group 16 occupy the zoning lot.
The City Planning Commission may permit within the Special Coney Island Mixed Use District:
(a) change of commercial or manufacturing use to residential use; and
(b) modification in yard and off-street parking regulations for residential uses in developments or enlargements;
provided that the following findings are made:
(1) that a change of use from manufacturing or commercial to residential use shall not displace any building or use, or preempt any zoning lot which is essential to the normal functioning and growth of existing manufacturing or commercial uses within the district; and
(2) that such residential uses shall not be exposed to inordinate noise, smoke, dust, noxious odor or other adverse influences from manufacturing uses and traffic.
The Commission may prescribe additional appropriate conditions and safeguards to minimize adverse effects on the character of the surrounding area.