NYC Zoning Handbook:
A Guide to New York City's Zoning Resolution

Note: a new version of this handbook was released in 2011
Table of Contents

David N. Dinkins, Mayor
City of New York

New York Department of City Planning
Richard L. Schaffer, Director
Con Howe, Executive Director

July, 1990
NYC DCP 90-37


Richard L. Schaffer, Director
Con Howe, Executive Director
William Bernstein, Deputy Executive Director
William Valletta, Counsel
Jonathan Lindsey, Deputy Counsel

Zoning Study Group

Sandy Hornick, Director
Tony Levy, Deputy Director
Louisa Craddock, Project Director, 1990 edition
Pares C. Bhattacharji, Project Director, 1988 edition
Thomas Wargo, Technical Consultant
Isabelle Schiavi & Thomas Wargo, Illustrations
Kate Brower, Photographs

Planning Management And Support

Barbara Weisberg, Assistant Executive Director
Anne Pizzicara, Director, Policy and Project Management
Bruce Rosen, PMU Coordinator


Stan Shabronsky, Director
Carol Lubowski, Desktop Publishing
Michael Pilgrim, Cover Design
Michael Greene, Production
Walter Boll, Production


Louisa Craddock, Editor


Barbara Bartlett, Production Coordinator
Antonio Mendez, Deputy Director, Operations

The Department wishes to acknowledge staff in the Zoning Study Group, Division of Housing and Economic Planning, the Chief Engineer's Office and the Borough Offices who contributed to the preparation of this edition.


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