R1-1 & R1-2 Zoning Code - New York City


What is an R1-1 and an R1-2 Zoning District?

R1 districts are leafy, low density neighborhoods of large, single-family detached homes. Although new homes in R1-1 districts must be on larger and wider lots that homes in R1-2 districts, yard requirements and the same Open Space Ratio (OSR) preserve the open space that characterizes both districts. The Floor Air Ration (FAR) of 0.5, together with the sizeable required lot area tends to produce large, roomy houses.

The maximum height of buildings in R1 districts is not fixed but is governed by sky exposure planes. Auto ownership rates in R1 districts are typically high and, like other lower-density districts, which are often distant from mass transit lines, one off-street parking space is required for each unit. The lot width in an R1-1 district is 100 feet. The lot width in an R1-2 district is 60 feet.

Properties located in a R1-1 or a R1-2 Zoning District

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Residential Zoning Codes in New York