Step1: Understanding What's Allowed on Your Property

Understanding What's Allowed on Your Property

City Planning’s website provides multiple resources for property owners to understand what they can develop on their property.

ZoLa provides a simple way to research property and zoning regulations in New York City.

The text and maps of the Zoning Resolution are also available.
The Zoning Handbook provides a simple explanation of what is allowed in each zoning district. Online resources include:


Tel. 212-720-3291
Call during business hours and leave a detailed message,
Fill out the Zoning Information Inquiry Form, and a zoning specialist will call you.
(Note: You need to provide a phone number where you can be reached)

Business Hours: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday

A zoning specialist will get back to you within two business days.