WRP Coastal Zone Boundary

The Coastal Zone Boundary defines the geographic scope of New York City's Waterfront Revitalization Program (WRP). Pursuant to federal statute, the boundary encompasses all land and water of direct and significant impact on coastal waters. Federal lands and facilities are excluded from the coastal zone and consistency review in accordance with federal legislation.

Special area designations of the NYC WRP’s Coastal Zone Boundary include Special Natural Waterfront Areas (SNWA), Priority Marine Activity Zones (PMAZ), Significant Maritime and Industrial Areas (SMIA), Recognized Ecological Complexes (REC) and the Arthur Kill Ecologically Sensitive Maritime and Industrial Area (ESMIA). Information on each is included in the shapefiles.

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Six Features Classes
Feature Class Name Description    REST GeoJSON Metadata
CZB Coastal Zone Boundary The Coastal Zone Boundary defines the geographic area of the NYC Waterfront Revitalization Program and the New York State Coastal Management Program in New York City. REST Feature Service GeoJSON View Metadata
ESMIA Ecologically Significant Maritime and Industrial Area The Arthur Kill Ecologically Sensitive Maritime and Industrial Area (ESMIA) is a special area designation of the NYC Waterfront Revitalization Program. REST Feature Service GeoJSON View Metadata
PMAZ Priority Marine Activity Zones The Priority Marine Activity Zones (PMAZs) are a special area designation of the NYC Waterfront Revitalization Program. REST Feature Service GeoJSON View Metadata
REC Recognized Ecological Complexes Recognized Ecological Complexes (RECs) are a special area designation of the NYC Waterfront Revitalization Program. REST Feature Service GeoJSON View Metadata
SMIA Significant Maritime and Industrial Area The Significant Maritime and Industrial Area (SMIA) is a special area designation of the NYC Waterfront Revitalization Program. REST Feature Service GeoJSON View Metadata
SNWA Special Natural Waterfront Area The Special Natural Waterfront Area (SNWA) is a special area designation of the NYC Waterfront Revitalization Program. REST Feature Service GeoJSON View Metadata