Community facility bulk rules apply to mixed-use bldg.

BSA finds no ambiguity in zoning text. Developer 4175 Building Corp. filed permit applications to build two four-story, semi-detached buildings on the same residential zoning lot in the Elmhurst section of Queens. The developer proposed a community facility use in the buildings’ first floor and cellar, with residential uses on the floors above.

The Department of Buildings told the developer to revise its plans to conform with residential bulk regulations. The developer then submitted revised … <Read More>