Not In My Backyard (NIMBY)
2021-10-05 07:54:56

Not In My Backyard (NIMBY)

The Not In My Backyard movement, commonly referred to as NIMBY-ism, is a phenomenon where local residents ...

NYC’s Tenant Protection Plan
2021-08-26 02:03:14

NYC’s Tenant Protection Plan

New York City’s Tenant Protection Plan (TPP) was first introduced in 2008 as a means to curb exploitative practices by landl...

Contextual Districts
2020-08-18 08:36:03

Contextual Districts

Contextual districts were created in 1987 in conjunction with the

R6 Residential District
2020-08-03 05:58:02

R6 Residential District

R6 residential districts are widely mapped throughout New York City. They are medium-density

The C3 Commercial District
2020-06-25 04:55:00

The C3 Commercial District

A C3 commercial district is an area that permi...

Alteration Types
2020-06-19 05:13:49

Alteration Types

Most alteration to an existing building in New York City requires a permit from the Department of Buildings (DOB). The DOB d...

The C7 Commercial District
2020-02-25 06:46:20

The C7 Commercial District

The C7 district is a type of commercial district

Overlay District
2019-12-10 00:22:08

Overlay District

An overlay district is an area that is additionally placed within an existing zoned districts (for example a

Environmental Protection Overlay District
2019-11-29 03:49:42

Environmental Protection Overlay District

An Environmental Protection Overlay District (EPOD) is an overlay zone located in sensitive environmental places in which sp...

Historic Overlay
2019-11-13 02:22:59

Historic Overlay

An overlay district is an area that is additionally placed within an existing zoned districts, or superseding multiple borde...

Commercial Overlay
2019-10-29 01:09:21

Commercial Overlay

Commercial activities take part in a commercial di...

Hotels in NYC
2019-09-30 08:04:16

Hotels in NYC

Construction of hotels are allowed as-of-right in many

R2 and R2A districts
2019-09-26 01:18:55

R2 and R2A districts

There are ten different residence districts, ra...