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New York City Zoning Resolution, three volumes including maps and dividers. ($650.00 including two-year subscription for updates, plus $35.00 for binders and $30.00 mailing)
New York City Zoning Handbook, plain language guide to NYC zoning regulations, with color illustrations and summary descriptions of each zoning district, explanations of basic zoning concepts and regulatory procedures, glossary of zoning terminology, comparative tables and more, 2011. ($35.00 / $25.00 each for 10 or more copies).
Vision 2020: New York City Comprehensive Waterfront Plan: a 10-year vision for the future of city's 520 miles of shoreline. This plan provides a sustainable framework for more water transport, increased public access to the waterfront and economic opportunities that will help make the water part of New Yorkers' everyday lives, 2011. ($35.00 / $25.00 each for 10 or more copies)
Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP), Guidelines and procedural requirements for public review of land use applications, pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter, 1990. ($3.00)
New York: A City of Neighborhoods, color, 36" x 33", showing community districts and neighborhoods, with facts on city's geography, demography and economy, updated 2014. ($25.00)
Sectional Base Maps, 35 sections, 1" = 800', 24" x 36". ($2.50 each, $75.00 set) Also available in booklet, 1" = 1700'. ($4.50).
Zoning Maps, 126 sections, 1" = 1200', 8 1/2" x 14", updated periodically. ($0.75 each, $85.00 full set, $15.00 Bronx, $23.00 Brooklyn, $12.00 Manhattan, $35.00 Queens, $17.00 Staten Island)
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Zoning Handbook, 2016 Edition, Have you wanted to better understand the city’s complex zoning rules, but don’t have the time to read the entire 1,300-page Zoning Resolution? To help out, the Zoning Handbook is intended to demystify the city’s zoning rules through easily understandable text, charts and images. Learn more...

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Vision 2020: New York City Comprehensive Waterfront Plan: a 10-year vision for the future of city's 520 miles of shoreline. This plan provides a sustainable framework for more water transport, increased public access to the waterfront and economic opportunities that will help make the water part of New Yorkers' everyday lives, 2011. ($35.00 / $25.00 each for 10 or more copies) - PDF Document View the document.
New York City Comprehensive Waterfront Plan: Reclaiming the City's Edge, zoning and land use proposals for public discussion, 1992. - PDF Document View the document.
Bronx
CD 8 2000: A River to Reservoir Preservation Strategy, an adopted 197-a plan sponsored by Bronx Community Board 8, 2003 - PDF Document View the document.
Partnership for the Future: A 197-a Plan for the Revitalization of Bronx Community District 3, 1993 - PDF Document View the document.
Brooklyn
Williamsburg Waterfront 197-a Plan, an adopted plan sponsored by Brooklyn Community Board 1 to guide future development of three neighborhoods – South Williamsburg, Southside and Northside – along the East River waterfront, 2002 - PDF Document View the document.
Greenpoint 197-a Plan, Brooklyn Community Board 1's adopted plan for strengthening the entire Greenpoint community extending inland between the East River and Newtown Creek in the northern part of the community district, 2002 - PDF Document View the document.
Red Hook: A Plan for Community Regeneration, an adopted 197-a plan sponsored by Community Board 6, 1996 PDF Document View the document.
New Connections/New Opportunities: Sunset Park 197-a Plan, the plan offers a set of recommendations to guide future growth primarily in the waterfront area of Sunset Park as well as overall recommendations for Brooklyn Community District 7 - PDF Document View the document.
Manhattan
Manhattan Community Board 9 197-a Plan, an adopted 197-a plan for guiding future development in the community district, 2007- PDF Document View the document.
197-a Plan for the Queensboro Bridge Area, Manhattan Community Board 8's adopted 197-a plan for enhanced public access to the waterfront and new and improved open spaces near the approach to the Queensboro Bridge, 2006 - PDF Document View the document.
Hudson Yards EIS, a CD with the complete Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement (FGEIS) for the proposed Hudson Yards Rezoning and Development Program, Number 7 Subway extension, Convention Center expansion and new multi-use sports, entertainment and exhibition facility, 2004. PDF Document View the document.
Stuyvesant Cove 197-a Plan: Community Board 6 Manhattan, 1997 - PDF Document View the document.
Comprehensive Manhattan Waterfront Plan, an adopted 197-a Plan, 1997 - PDF Document View the document.
The Chelsea Plan: Community Board 4 197-a Plan, 1996 - PDF Document View the document.
CB 6 197-a Plan for Eastern Section of Community District 6, 2008 - PDF Document View the document.
Staten Island
Staten Island Growth Management Task Force, final report to the Mayor with recommendations for short- and long-term measures to address issues of inappropriate development and to preserve and enhance the character of Staten Island neighborhoods, 2003. PDF Document View the document.
Annual Report on Social Indicators, 2005, selected indicators of conditions in New York City, including population, economy, crime, health, education, poverty, housing and the environment. PDF Document View the excerpt.

Community District Needs, Fiscal Year, 2013, five borough volumes of community board statements of need, with demographic, land use, and capital budget profiles of each district. View the Community District Profiles for updated land use and demographic data and 2014 Needs Statements.

PDF Document Bronx (24.5 MB)
PDF Document Brooklyn (78.9 MB)
PDF Document Manhattan (18.0 MB)
PDF Document Queens (80.1 MB)
PDF Document Staten Island (14.6 MB)

PDF Document View the 2012 Community District Needs.
PDF Document View the 2011 Community District Needs.
PDF Document View the 2010 Community District Needs.

The Newest New Yorkers: Characteristics of the City’s Foreign-born Population (2013 edition), a comprehensive portrait of immigrants in New York City. This publication examines where the city’s foreign-born come from, their patterns of settlement and socio-demographic characteristics, the role of the foreign-born in the New York region, and changes in the legal paths of entry of newly admitted immigrants. It concludes by examining the impact of immigrants on the city.

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Citywide Statement of Needs for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019, proposals to site, expand, or close city facilities, categorized by agency, in conjunction with city’s facility siting process. See the description.
City Owned and Leased Properties 2016 (COLP), a downloadable spreadsheet and geodatabase that lists city properties with types of uses, location, and other information. It is the latest in a series of biennial documents required under Section 204 of the City Charter. It is produced in conjunction with a map of uses on city owned and leased properties on ZoLa (DCP’s public facing zoning and land use mapping application), and the Citywide Statement of Needs. See the description.
Criteria for the Location of City Facilities, "Fair Share" siting guidelines and procedures pursuant to Section 203 of the New York City Charter, 1990. PDF Document View the document.
The Fair Share Criteria: A Guide for City Agencies, revised 1998 - PDF Document View the document.
Fair Share: An Assessment of New York City's Facility Siting Process, 1995. PDF Document View the excerpt.
New York City Zoning Resolution, three volumes including maps and dividers. ($650.00 including two-year subscription for updates, plus $35.00 for binders and $30.00 mailing) - Subscription information
New York City Zoning Handbook, plain language guide to NYC zoning regulations, with color illustrations and summary descriptions of each zoning district, explanations of basic zoning concepts and regulatory procedures, glossary of zoning terminology, comparative tables and more, 2011. ($35.00 / $25.00 each for 10 or more copies).
Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP), Guidelines and procedural requirements for public review of land use applications, pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter, 1990. ($3.00)
Rules for the Processing of Plans Pursuant to Charter Section 197-a, 1991 - PDF Document View the document.
197-a Plan Technical Guide, 1997. PDF Document View the document.

The New Waterfront Revitalization Program, New York City's waterfront policies and consistency review process, and an appendix with maps of Coastal Zone Boundary, 2002. PDF Document View the document.

Alternatively, the text of the program description and the maps may be downloaded individually:

New York: A City of Neighborhoods, color, 36" x 33", showing community districts and neighborhoods, with facts on city's geography, demography and economy, updated 2014. ($25.00) - View the page.
Sectional Base Maps, 35 sections, 1" = 800', 24" x 36". ($2.50 each, $75.00 set) Also available in booklet, 1" = 1700'. ($4.50). Consult the Sectional Map Index for geographic coverage of the individual map sheets.
Zoning Maps, 126 sections, 1" = 1200', 8 1/2" x 14", updated periodically. ($0.75 each, $85.00 full set, $15.00 Bronx, $23.00 Brooklyn, $12.00 Manhattan, $35.00 Queens, $17.00 Staten Island)
Community District Maps, 8 1/2" x 11". ($0.30 each, $15.00 set of 59)
Borough Community District Maps, 8 1/2" x 11", with metes and bounds. ($0.30 each)
New York City Cycling Map, fold-up map with bicycle and greenway routes in all five boroughs. (free / available in bookstore only) - download the map.
Mailing Tube, holds up to six large maps. ($2.00)
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) files of New York City are made available to the public as BYTES of the BIG APPLE(TM) products. Files of streets, administrative and political districts, neighborhood projection areas, zoning features and more are available for downloading on this website. For more information, see the BYTES of the BIG APPLE information page.