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Zoning for Your Health

Mitch Korbey, Partner, Herrick's Land Use Group | January 3, 2011 in Board of Standards and Appeals,Zoning Resolution | Comments (8)

Every NYC health club or any business or establishment offering physical exercise, massage or use of steam/saunas (the Zoning Resolution calls them Physical Culture Establishments – or PCEs) is required to obtain a Special Permit from the Board of Standards and Appeals – before opening.  Even when they fall within a commercial zoning district. An onerous rule, perhaps, but at least it seems relatively simple. (more…)