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Projects & Proposals > Queens > North Corona 2 Rezoning Printer Friendly Version
North Corona 2 Rezoning - Approved!
Existing Zoning
Overview | Existing Zoning | Proposed Zoning | Public Review

Existing zoning in North Corona includes R4, R5, R6, R6A and R6B districts.  No changes to the existing R4, R6A, or commercial overlay districts are proposed by this rezoning.



View the PDF Document North Corona 2 Zoning Comparison Chart.


R5
Residences on 34th Avenue near 110th Street in an existing R5 District
Residences on 34th Avenue near 110th Street in an existing R5 District
The R5 District allows all housing types – detached, semi-detached, attached rowhouses and multi-family apartment buildings.  The maximum floor area ratio (FAR) is 1.25 (or1.65 under Infill provisions for predominantly built up areas). The maximum community facility FAR is 2.0. The maximum street wall height is 30 feet, and the maximum building height is 40 feet. The minimum lot width is 40 feet for detached buildings, and for other buildings, the minimum lot width is 18 feet. Two side yards are required for detached buildings with a combined minimum total of 13 feet (and one at a 5-foot minimum).  A front yard of 10 feet or 18 feet is required.  Off-street, grouped parking spaces for 85% of the dwelling units are required. 

R6B
New multi-family building and detached residences on 38th Avenue near 112th Street in an existing R6B District 
New multi-family building and detached residences on 38th Avenue near 112th Street in an existing R6B District 
R6B is a contextual district that allows all housing types, including detached, semi-detached, attached and multi-family residences.  The maximum FAR is 2.0 for both residential uses and community facilities.  The maximum building height is 50 feet, with a base height of 30 to 40 feet.  No front or side yards are required.  One parking space is required for every two dwelling units, but off-street parking can be waived if five or fewer spaces are required.



R6
Multi-family elevator apartment building on Astoria Boulevard and 111th Street in an existing R6 District
Multi-family elevator apartment building on Astoria Boulevard and 111th Street in an existing R6 District
The R6 district is a medium-density height factor residential district with no fixed height limits that allows all housing types with a residential maximum FAR of 2.43. or 3.0 (on wide streets) if the optional Quality Housing provisions are used. The maximum FAR for community facility or mixed-use community facility/residential buildings is 4.8. Building envelopes are regulated by the sky exposure plan. The minimum required lot area is 1,700 square feet and the minimum lot width is 18 feet. For lots greater than 10,000 square feet, parking spaces for 70% of the dwelling units are required; for lots that are less than 10,000 square feet, it is a 50% parking requirement. Off-street parking requirements can be waived if five or fewer spaces are required.

 


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Brief explanations of terms in green italics can be viewed by clicking on the term. Words and phrases followed by an asterisk (*) are defined terms in the Zoning Resolution, primarily in Section 12-10. Consult the Zoning Resolution for the official and legally binding definitions of these words and phrases.

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