The Department of City Planning has published the 2018 Zoning Handbook. The newest edition includes easy-to-understand descriptions of zoning rules that guide physical development in the city, including changes since the last handbook was published in 2011. This practical guide helps the public understand zoning rules that govern our growing City and supports informed public participation in land use process.
NYC is the center of a large region that spans across city, county and state boundaries. Though we are governed independently, many of our planning challenges are interconnected. NYC Metro Region Explorer is a new online tool that enables New Yorkers to understand socioeconomic trends across the metropolitan region.
NYC Population FactFinder (PFF) has been completely rebuilt on an open source platform, allowing users to build population profiles for custom defined areas. Its fast intuitive design incorporates powerful features, including: expanded content, change over time, data visualizations, & shareable links. All profiles include data reliability guidance, giving users confidence to republish findings.
NYC’s Community Portal is your gateway to data, maps, and other resources describing NYC's 59 community districts. Explore and download your community's district profile today!