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Index of Directives, Memoranda, Policy & Procedure

Index for Selected Directives, Memoranda, Policy & Procedure Notices and Interpretations Through 1996


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This is an Index for selected documents issued through 1996. For documents issued after 1996, check our other Reference Materials. You should check with the Department of Buildings to ensure compliance with all rulings and interpretations.


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ZONING (ALSO SEE "ZONING RESOLUTION") 
Allowable Allowances in Applying the Building Code/ Zoning Resolution RequirementsPPN 3-4-91
Automobile Service Station, Accessory use to, Denial of Appeal to BSAMemo 8-12-88 *
Adult Uses, Physical. Culture EstablishmentsMemo 10-4-78 *
Amusement ArcadesMemo 11-16-81 *
Attic SpaceMemo 9-11-64 S
Attic SpaceMemo 1-17-75 S
Attic Space and Floor AreaMemo 6-14-88 *
Attic Used for Dwelling PurposesLetter 8-20-91
Automobile LaundriesMemo 1-15-75
Automobile Rental EstablishmentsDirective 6 of 1963
Baseball Batting Cages Use GroupsLetter 2-1-90
Baseball Batting Range (Outdoor/Indoor)Memo 8-22-78
Business School or CollegeLetter 4-11-89
Charter Sec. 668(c) AmendedMemo 6-22-77
Club, U.G. #4Memo 12-23-85 *
Contextual Zoning, Parking Section 23-12 &Memo 9-27-89
Building Height Section 119-212 Z.R. 
Lower Density Contextual Zoning Amendment Grandfathering -PPN 6-25-91 *
Renewal of Building Permits 
ConversionsMemo 2-23-79 *
Custom Printing, sp. Lower Manh. useLetter 9-6-85
District CrematoriumsMemo 3-12-65
Discontinued Non-Conforming usesPPN 6-12-91 *
Dental Laboratories (Home Occupation)Memo 3-13-64
Drive-in FacilitiesMemo 2-6-79
Factory Use in a Business DistrictLetter 2-2-89
Floor Area, Section 12-10 Z.R.Memo 4-21-88
Floor Area, Section 12-10 Z.R.Letter 11-6-89 *
Floor Area, Section 12-10 Z.R.PPN 11-23-93
Front Yards (Open Acc. Off Street Parking)Memo 5-25-79
GreenhousesMemo 4-8-77 *
Group Buildings in Single OwnershipMemo 5-26-65
GymnasiumsMemo 3-23-79
Home Occupations, Practice of OptometryMemo 7-25-68 *
Lot Areas in Mapped StreetsDirective 28 of 1970 *
Lot Areas in Mapped StreetsMemo 7-10-73
Loft ConversionMemo 10-30-81 A *
Medical Offices Section 22-14 Z.R.Memo 8-14-89
Model Home SalesLetter 6-23-77
Non-Commercial GreenhousesMemo 4-8-77 *
Open PorchesMemo 2-11-86
OptometryMemo 7-25-68 *
Parking (Open Acc. Off Street in Front Yards)Memo 5-25-79
Rear Yard EquivalentsDirective 43 of 1967
Sewage Disposal Plant, AccessoryLetter 9-15-89 *
Sewage Pumping Station Section 74-732 Z.R.Letter 10-6-89
Show Windows - Non-conforming StoresDirective 31 of 1967
Side YardsMemo 11-26-75
Side Yard ElevationMemo 12-20-89
Small LotsDirective 14 of 1967
Solid Waste Transfer StationsPPN 3-28-91 *
Existing Small Zoning LotsLetter 6-2-88
Special Planned Community Preservation Districts - FencingMemo 12-2-74
Studios and Accessory LivingMemo 11-28-78
SymbolsLetter 9-5-91
Tennis Courts in Residential DistrictsMemo 5-24-76 *
Zoning Lot CertificationMemo 5-18-78 *
Zoning Lot DefinitionLetter 9-28-77 *
Zoning Lot Ownership DeclarationsMemo 4-11-78 *
Yards in Irregular LotsMemo 5-28-82
Zoning Lot Divided District BoundariesMemo 8-1-86 *
Resolution of Technical/Zoning IssuesPPN 3-1-93
Zoning Use Group Designation for Pet Received FacilitiesPPN 9-21-93
ZONING RESOLUTIONS 
DistrictsMemo 12-2-74
Sec. 11-13Directive 3 of 1969 *
Sec. 11-41Directive 39 of 1967
Sec. 12-10 Attic SpaceMemo 9-11-64 S
Sec. 12-10 Home Occupation OptometryMemo 7-25-68
Sec. 12-10 Public ParksDirective 3 of 1969 *
Sec. 12-10 Public ParksMemo 3-13-69
Sec. 12-10 ParkingMemo 10-5-72
Sec. 12-10 AtticsMemo 1-17-75
Attic Space and Floor Area - Sec. 12-10 Z.R.Memo 8-4-88
Sec. 12-10 Floor AreaMemo 11-6-89 *
Sec. 12-10 Lot Definition (see also Lots)Letter 9-28-77 *
Sec. 12-10 Zoning Lot (see also Lots)Memo 4-11-78 *
Sec. 12-10 Zoning Lot (see also Lots)Memo 5-18-78 *
Sec. 12-10 Zoning Lot SubdivisionInt. 10-24-91
Sec. 12-10 Home Occupation "Knowledge Worker"Letter 3-8-85 *
Sec.12-10 Predominantly Built-Up Area and Block CemeteriesMemo 12-30-87
Z.R. Floor Area Sec. 12-10Memo 4-21-88
Certificate of OccupancyMemo 12-7-82 *
Offices for Psychology, Optometry and Podiatry in Residential Districts, Sec. 22-14 Z.R.Letter 8-4-88 *
Medical Offices Sec. 22-14 Z.R.Letter 8-14-89
Community Facility Use in Residential Zone DistrictsLetter 4-10-85
Sec. 22-14BMemo 3-12-65
Sec. 22-41 RR & Transit Air SpaceMemo 9-24-75
Sec. 23-33 Small LotsDirective 14 of 1967
Sec. 23-44 Non-Commercial GreenhouseMemo 4-8-77 *
Sec. 23-44 Open Access Parking in Front YardMemo 5-25-79
Sec. 23-44 Open PorchesMemo 2-11-86
Sec. 23-70 Distance Between BuildingsLetter 11-10-86
Sec. 23-462 Side YardsMemo 11-26-75
Sec. 23-462(b) Interpretation of Zoning ResolutionMemo 10-3-86
Sec. 23-49 Special Provision for Party or Side Lot WallsMemo 9-2-86
Sec. 23-533 R. Y. EquivalentsDirective 43 of 1967
Sec. 23-631 Height and Setback RequirementsMemo 1-23-76
Sec. 23-65 Community Facility Building and ResidenceLetter 11-7-86
Sec. 23-661 Side Yard ElevationMemo 12-20-89
Sec. 23-691 Re: Printing ErrorMemo 10-15-74
Sec. 24-382 - R. Y. EquivalentDirective 43 of 1967
Sec. 24-521 - Height and Setback RequirementsMemo 1-23-76
Sec. 24-54 Tower Regulations in R8 DistrictsLetter 9-11-86 *
Exception to Maximum Size of Accessory Group Parking Facility, Sections 25-13 and 25-14 Z.RMemo 9-16-88
Sec. 32-15Memo 2-6-79
Sec. 32-15 - Amusement ArcadesMemo 11-16-81 *
Sec. 32-15 Central "Node" ComponentInt. 9-5-90
Sec. 32-17Directive 6 of 1963
Sec. 32-17 - Amusement ArcadesMemo 11-16-81 *
Sec. 32-18Directive 16 of 1969
Sec. 32-21Directive 16 of 1969
Sec. 32-21 & Sec. 32-24 - Amusement ArcadesMemo 11-16-81 *
Sec. 32-25 - Auto LaundriesMemo 1-15-75
Location of Floors Occupied by Non-Residential uses - Section 32-422 Z.R.Letter 9-13-88 *
Sec. 32-44 RR & Transit Air SpaceMemo 9-24-75
Sec. 32-64 - Thru 32-64.5Directive 38 of 1967
Sec. 33-283 - R.Y. EquivalentDirective 43 of 1967
Sec. 42-12Directive 6 of 1963
Sec. 43-14 - & Sec. 43-17 Loft ConversionsMemo 10-30-81 A *
Sec. 43-23 - R.Y. EquivalentDirective 43 of 1967
Sec. 52-21 - Show WindowsDirective 31 of 1967
Existing Use - Documentation of, (Sec. 52-61 Z.R.)Memo 8-31-88 *
Sec. 54-311 - ConversionsMemo 2-23-79 *
Sec. 72-23, 73-70, and 74-99 of the Zoning Resolution Substantial ConstructionMemo 10-24-86
Sec. 74-99 (a)(2)Int. 9-13-91 *
Sec. 74-711 - & Sec. 74-782 Loft ConversionsMemo 10-30-81 A *
Sec. 77-11 and 72-211 Merged Zoning Lots Divided by District BoundariesMemo 12-5-86
Sec. 78-20Memo 5-3-65
Controlled Inspections for Illumination Levels of the Signs Required in the Special Times Square Area as per Section 81-732 Z.RPPN 10-20-88
Sec. 95-041 - Transit EasementsMemo 11-29-74
Sec. 95-14 - Transit EasementsMemo 11-29-74
Sec. 96-108Memo 3-3-86
Sec. 99-03 Special Madison Avenue Preservation DistrictLetter 11-7-86
Sec. 99-03Letter 9-24-86
Sec. 99-052(a)(1)Letter 5-17-95
Sec. 99-052(a)(3)Letter 5-17-95
Interior Enlargements Section 103-02 Z.R. Sec. 103-08 -Memo 3-15-88
Fencing In Special Planned Community Preservation 
Sec.111-103 Loft ConversionsMemo 10-30-81 A *
Sec. 111-104(a)5 Sp. Lower Manhattan Use DistrictMemo 11-18-85
Sec. 119-212 Z.R. - Building Height Contextual ZoningMemo 9-27-89
 Letter 9-20-89 *
Sec. 74-732 Z.R. - Sewage Pumping StationLetter 10-6-89
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