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Publication Listing
Map & Bookstore of Department of City Planning

Updated: December 19, 2014

Map & Bookstore Information:

22 Reade Street
New York, NY 10007-1216
Phone: (212) 720-3667 / 3668
Fax orders: (212) 720-3646

Notice: Bookstore hours:
Open on Monday: 12pm to 4:00pm
and Wednesday: 10:00am to 1:00pm
Close on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Note: closed on Wednesday, December 24, 2014
and Wednesday, December 31, 2014


Ordering Information:

Mail or fax a printed copy of the PDF Document order form to the Map and Bookstore.

NOTE: You may now fill out the form in the Acrobat Reader prior to printing.

Major credit cards are accepted. Phone orders are not accepted at this time.


CONTENTS:

 Featured Publication
Zoning Handbook CoverNew Zoning Handbook, 2011 Edition, updated and expanded 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). Learn more...
 



Citywide Planning and Zoning [Return to Contents]

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) link to a publication
New York City Comprehensive Waterfront Plan: Reclaiming the City's Edge, zoning and land use proposals for public discussion, 1992. ($8.00) link to a publication
Borough Waterfront Plans, detailed studies of 22 waterfront "reaches" in conjunction with the Comprehensive Waterfront Plan. ($5.00 each, $20.00 set)
Plan for the Brooklyn Waterfront, 1994
Plan for the Staten Island Waterfront, 1994
Plan for the Bronx Waterfront, 1993
Plan for the Manhattan Waterfront, 1993
Plan for the Queens Waterfront, 1993
link to a publication excerpt



Local Area Planning and Zoning [Return to Contents]

BRONX  
CD 8 2000: A River to Reservoir Preservation Strategy, an adopted 197-a plan sponsored by Bronx Community Board 8, 2003. link to a publication
City Island Maritime Heritage Preservation Study, a summary report with recommended planning and zoning strategies, and three technical reports with histories of the island's development as a boating center and an assessment of its maritime industry today, 2001. ($5.00 each, $15.00 set)

link to publication excerpt
Partnership for the Future: A 197-a Plan for the Revitalization of Bronx Community District 3, 1993. link to a publication
   
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.

link to a publication
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.

link to a publication
Red Hook: A Plan for Community Regeneration, an adopted 197-a plan sponsored by Community Board 6, 1996. link to a publication
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. link to a publication
   
MANHATTAN  
Manhattan Community Board 9 197-a Plan, an adopted 197-a plan for guiding future development in the community district, 2007. link to a publication
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.

link to a publication
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. ($2.00)

link to a publication
Plan for Lower Manhattan, the 1993 comprehensive plan prepared with support from the Economic Development Corporation and the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association, 1993. ($7.50)


 

Stuyvesant Cove 197-a Plan: Community Board 6 Manhattan, 1997.

link to a publication

Comprehensive Manhattan Waterfront Plan, an adopted 197-a Plan, 1997.

link to a publication

The Chelsea Plan: Community Board 4 197-a Plan, 1996.

link to a publication

CB 6 197-a Plan for Eastern Section of Community District 6, 2008.

link to a publication
   
QUEENS  

Plan for Long Island City: A Framework for Development, zoning and capital investment proposals to guide new industrial, residential and commercial development, 1993. ($6.00)

link to a publication excerpt
   
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. ($5.00)

link to full document

Facts and Figures about New York City

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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. ($6.00) link to publication 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.

link to a publication
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. link to a publication
Citywide Statement of Needs for Fiscal Years 2015 and 2016, proposals to site, expand or close city facilities, by agency, in conjunction with city’s facility siting process. link to a full document
Gazetteer of City Property 2012, listing city-owned and leased properties by borough, community district, tax block/lot, address, type of use and agency. link to a full document
Borough Address Directories identify the address range on each block face of each street and the corresponding 1990 and 2000 census tract, zip code, community district, school district, police precinct and health area. ($9.00 each, $40.00 set)

 
Recreation and Open Space in New York City, borough reports for the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island with inventories and maps of regional open spaces and sports facilities, 1995-98. ($5.00 each, $20.00 a set)

link to a publication excerpt


 
NYC CONSOLIDATED PLAN DOCUMENTS
 
Consolidated Plan, 2014 (Approved Version), the city's annual application for the use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant and other housing entitlement programs. link to full publication
2013 Consolidated Plan Annual Performance Report (Submission Version), the end of year review of the City’s one-year use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant and other housing entitlement funds. link to full publication
Consolidated Plan, 2013 (Amended Submission Version), the city's amended application for the use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant and other housing entitlement programs. link to full publication
Proposed Consolidated Plan Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) Statement, 2012 (Submission Version), the city's community profile, analysis of impediments and activities to further fair housing choice. link to full publication
Consolidated Plan Annual Performance Report (APR), 2012 (Approved Version), the end of year review of the City’s one-year use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant and other housing entitlement funds. link to full publication
Consolidated Plan, 2013 (Approved Version), the city's amended application for the use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant and other housing entitlement programs. link to full publication
Consolidated Plan, 2012 (Amended Submission Version), the city's amended application for the use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant and other housing entitlement programs. link to full publication
Consolidated Plan, 2011 Addendum – Emergency Solutions Grant (Submission Version), the City’s amended application for the use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s homelessness prevention, and rapid housing relocation and stabilization services funds. link to full publication
Consolidated Plan Annual Performance Report (APR), 2011 (Approved Version), the end of year review of the City’s one-year use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant and other housing entitlement funds. link to full publication
Consolidated Plan, 2012 (Approved Version), the city's annual application for the use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant and other housing entitlement programs. link to full publication

Consolidated Plan Annual Performance Report (APR), 2010 (Approved Version), the end of year review of the City’s one-year use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant and other housing entitlement funds.

link to full publication

Consolidated Plan, 2010 Addendum – Neighborhood Stabilization Program-Round 3 (Submission Version), the City’s amended application for the use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s redevelopment of foreclosed and abandoned homes and residential properties funds.

link to full publication

Consolidated Plan, 2011 (Amended Version), the city's annual application for the use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant and other housing entitlement programs.

link to full publication

Consolidated Plan, 2010 (Amended Version), the city's community profile, and five-year strategic plan for the use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant and other housing entitlement programs.  

link to full publication

Consolidated Plan, 2008 Addendum – Community Development Block Grant Recovery Act (CDBG-R) Program (Final Amended Version), the City’s amended application for the use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant stimulus funds. link to full publication
Consolidated Plan, 2008 Addendum – Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program (Submission Version), the City’s amended application for the use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s homelessness prevention, and housing relocation and stabilization services funds. link to full publication
Consolidated Plan, 2008 Addendum – Neighborhood Stabilization Program (Approved Version), the City’s amended application for the use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s redevelopment of foreclosed and abandoned homes and residential properties funds.

link to full publication
Consolidated Plan Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) Statement, 2007 (Approved Version), the city's community profile, analysis of impediments and activities to further fair housing choice.

link to full publication

Rules and Regulations [Return to Contents]

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, updated and expanded 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). link to a publication excerpt
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)

link to a publication excerpt
ULURP Application Forms. ($3.00). Also available on CD in MS Word, WordPerfect and PDF formats, including instructions. ($12.00)

link to a publication
Criteria for the Location of City Facilities, "Fair Share" siting guidelines and procedures pursuant to Section 203 of the New York City Charter, 1990. ($3.00) link to a publication excerpt
The Fair Share Criteria: A Guide for City Agencies, revised 1998. ($5.00) link to a publication
Fair Share: An Assessment of New York City's Facility Siting Process, 1995. ($4.00) link to a publication excerpt
Rules for the Processing of Plans Pursuant to Charter Section 197-a, 1991. ($3.00) link to a publication excerpt
197-a Plan Technical Guide, 1997. ($4.00) link to a publication excerpt
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. ($3.00 each, $5.00 set) link to full publication
Special Midtown District Daylight Evaluation Charts, Three full-size (30"x36") diagrams for evaluating compliance with height and setback regulations of the Special Midtown District. ($10 each)



Maps [Return to Contents]

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)

link to full document
New York City Base Maps, 1" = 4000', 42" x 45". Citywide street maps available with (1) just streets, (2) health area boundaries, (3) community district boundaries, and (4) 2000 census tracts. ($3.50 each type)

 
Borough Base Maps, 1" = 2000', 42" x 51". Street maps available with (1) just streets, (2) health area boundaries, (3) community district boundaries and (4) 2000 census tracts. ($3.50 each type, each borough)

 
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.

 
Land Use Maps, 35 sections, 1" = 600', 34" x 36". ($3.50 each, $100.00 set). 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)

 
Tax Block and Lot Maps, by community district for all boroughs except Staten Island, display tax block and lot outlines and numbers as of 1990, 1" = 250'. ($5.00 each district)

 
2012 Atlas of City Property, community district boundaries and location of all city-owned and leased property by type of use, as listed in the Gazetteer of City Property 2012.

 
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)

 
NYC Historical Development, 1625-1988, color, 1" = 1 mile, 39" x 30". ($3.00)

Link to full publicatio
New York: The City's Land Uses, color, 35" x 32", showing major land use categories of all city tax lots, with factual highlights, 1995. ($12.00)

Link to full publicatio
New York City Cycling Map, fold-up map with bicycle and greenway routes in all five boroughs. (free / available in bookstore only)

link to full document
Mailing Tube, holds up to six large maps. ($2.00)

 



Geographic Information Systems Files

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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 or licensing on this website.  For more information, see the BYTES of the BIG APPLE information page.  



Order Form for Publications and Maps [Return to Contents]

Ordering Information:

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Major credit cards are accepted. Phone orders are not accepted at this time.

 


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