Zoning Provisions Encyclopedia

Chapter: Density/Bonuses

Bonus Densities

Applicants shall be eligible to receive a bonus density over the by right density of units or rooms up to the special exception density per net acre prorated according to the provision by the applicant of the following material contributions to neighbourhood issues, over and above minimum requirements: Land for public beach access and parking: […]

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Canopy Premium

To qualify for the premium or bonus herein authorized, a sidewalk canopy shall extend not less than 8 feet from the facade of the building except where restricted by the curb line clearance along the entire frontage of the lot. The entire space under the canopy shall be accessible to the public. Each street frontage […]

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Consolidated Freight-loading Premiums

To quality for the premium or bonus herein authorized, three or more uses, each requiring loading berths shall be served by a common off-street loading facility having a capacity equal to or greater than the minimum standards...

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Floor Area Ratio (f.a.r.) Premiums

The maximum F.A.R. permitted in each Central Business District may be further increased by the premiums specified in each district, if any of the following desired characteristics and amenities are provided in CBD development.

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Floor Area Ratio (f.a.r.) Requirements

The maximum F.A.R. permitted in a CBD Office and Service District shall be 8.0. The maximum F.A.R. may be further increased by the premiums hereinafter described, in the amounts specified: Plaza or interior open space – 1.0 Street Arcade – 1.0 Internal Arcade – 0.5 Canopy – 0.25 Passenger Loading – 0.25 Consolidated Freight Loading […]

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Internal Arcade Premium

To qualify for the premium or bonus herein authorized, an internal arcade shall connect two public streets, street arcades, or plazas fronting on other streets. Said arcade shall be a pedestrian way of not less than: 10 feet in width if completely separated from sales area and elevator lobbies; 10 feet in width plus 6 […]

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Passenger-loading Premium

To qualify for the premium or bonus herein authorized, an off-street passenger-loading area shall open directly to a public entrance to the building or to a hallway, tunnel, or pedestrian way connecting with a public entrance in said building. Said passenger-loading area shall have separate ingress and egress lanes not less than 12 feet in […]

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Plaza or Interior Open Space Premium

To qualify for the premium or bonus herein authorized, a plaza or interior open space shall be open to the sky, completely paved, or paved and partially landscaped, open to the public for pedestrian movement, and have: an area of not less than one-sixth of the area of the lot, or 6,000 square feet, whichever […]

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Street Arcade Premium

To qualify for the premium or bonus herein authorized, the first story at grade shall be setback from the lot line for the entire frontage of the lot. Such arcade area shall be completely paved or paved and partially landscaped and shall be unobstructed except for columns or piers required to support the building or […]

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