84-03 Use Regulations (For Zone A and Zone C)
The uses permitted shall be constructed and located so that no exhaust vents or chimneys open onto any street or park or onto the Esplanade.
The following uses are permitted only by special permit of the City Planning Commission:
Electrical or gas utility substations, open or enclosed, pursuant to Section 74-61
As a condition precedent to the granting of such special permit, the Commission shall make a finding that such use is located so as to minimize adverse effects on existing or future development in nearby areas or on the use or enjoyment of the Esplanade or other public facilities.
The following uses are permitted only by special permit of the Board of Standards and Appeals:
Electrical or gas utility substations, open or enclosed, pursuant to Section 73-14
Public utility stations for oil or gas metering or regulating, pursuant to Section 73-15
Telephone exchanges or other communications equipment structures, pursuant to Section 73-14
In Zone A, physical culture or health establishments in subzone A-4 only, pursuant to Section 73-36. However, physical culture or health establishments located below the level of the first story ceiling shall not be permitted to front on the Esplanade.
The following uses shall not be permitted:
A. Transient Accommodations
Motels, tourist cabins, or boatels
B. Retail or Service Establishments
Electrical glazing, heating, painting, paper hanging, plumbing, roofing, or ventilating contractors' establishments
Monument sales establishments
Moving or storage offices
Refreshment stands, drive-in
Sign painting shops
Window cleaning contractors' establishments, including floor waxing and other similar building maintenance services
C. Wholesale Establishments
D. Automobile Service Establishments
Automotive glass and mirror shops
Automotive seat cover or convertible top establishments
Automotive service stations
Tire sales establishments
E. Public Service Establishments
On application to and with the permission of the Battery Park City Authority, any open use listed in Use Groups 1 through 16, as set forth in Sections 32-11 through 32-25, is permitted if such use is an interim use which will not obstruct, interfere with, or be incompatible with the general purposes and overall development of the Special Battery Park City District, and if such use is not prohibited by the Settlement Agreement, dated June 6, 1980, between the City of New York, the State of New York, and various agencies and instrumentalities thereof. The Authority may prescribe appropriate conditions and safeguards in order to minimize adverse effects on surrounding land uses.