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Projects & Proposals > Citywide > Special Natural Area District Printer Friendly Version
Special Natural Area District Rezoning - Approved!
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Overview | Land Use | Proposed Text Amendments | Summary Table
The Special Natural Area District is mapped only in areas with significant natural features such as steep slopes, rock outcroppings, forests, wetlands, ponds and stream corridors. NA districts have been mapped in Staten Island’s Greenbelt (NA-1) and Shore Acres (NA-3), in Riverdale, The Bronx (NA-2) and in Queens at Fort Totten (NA-4).

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Land Use NA-1
Land Use NA-1
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Land Use NA-2
Land Use NA-2
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Land Use NA-3 and NA-4
Land Use NA-3 and NA-4
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NA-1 and NA-3 in Staten Island are more than 3,500 acres (2420 lots) and NA-2 in the Bronx is more than 740 acres (966 lots). NA-4 in Queens is the Fort Totten area, 147 acres of government-owned property (3 lots). The overlay district is mapped primarily in low-density residential zoning districts with detached, attached and mid-rise residential development. There are also some local commercial uses and community facilities on large parcels such as hospitals, senior care facilities, and educational and religious institutions, as well as parkland and open spaces.

Special Natural Area District Land Use Charts

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