Building Classification | City of New York

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 Building
 Code        Description

    A0         CAPE COD

    A1         TWO STORIES - DETACHED

    A2         ONE STORY - PERMANENT LIVING QUARTER

    A3         LARGE SUBURBAN RESIDENCE

    A4         CITY RESIDENCE ONE FAMILY

    A5         ONE FAMILY ATTACHED OR SEMI-DETACHED

    A6         SUMMER COTTAGE

    A7         MANSION TYPE OR TOWN HOUSE

    A8         BUNGALOW COLONY - COOPERATIVELY                  OWNED LAND

    A9         MISCELLANEOUS ONE FAMILY

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 Building
 Code        Description

    B1         TWO FAMILY BRICK

    B2         TWO FAMILY FRAME

    B3         TWO FAMILY CONVERTED FROM ONE FAMILY

    B9         MISCELLANEOUS TWO FAMILY

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 Building
 Code        Description

    C0         THREE FAMILIES

    C1         OVER SIX FAMILIES WITHOUT STORES

    C2         FIVE TO SIX FAMILIES

    C3         FOUR FAMILIES

    C4         OLD LAW TENEMENT

    C5         CONVERTED DWELLINGS OR ROOMING HOUSE

    C6         WALK-UP COOPERATIVE

    C7         WALK-UP APT. OVER SIX FAMILIES WITH                  STORES

    C8         WALK-UP CO-OP; CONVERSION FROM LOFT/                  WAREHOUSE

    C9         GARDEN APT/MOBILE HOME/TRAILER PARK

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 Building
 Code        Description

    D0          ELEVATOR CO-OP; CONVERSION FROM LOFT/                   WAREHOUSE

    D1          ELEVATOR APT; SEMI-FIREPROOF WITHOUT                   STORES

    D2          ELEVATOR APT; ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE

    D3          ELEVATOR APT; FIREPROOF WITHOUT                   STORES

    D4          ELEVATOR COOPERATIVE

    D5          ELEVATOR APT; CONVERTED

    D6          ELEVATOR APT; FIREPROOF WITH STORES

    D7          ELEVATOR APT; SEMI-FIREPROOF WITH                   STORES

    D8          ELEVATOR APT; LUXURY TYPE

    D9          ELEVATOR APT; MISCELLANEOUS

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 Building
 Code        Description

    E1          FIREPROOF WAREHOUSE

    E3          SEMI-FIREPROOF WAREHOUSE

    E4          METAL FRAME WAREHOUSE

    E6          GOVERNMENTAL WAREHOUSE

    E7          SELF-STORAGE WAREHOUSES

    E9          MISCELLANEOUS WAREHOUSE

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 Building
 Code        Description

    F1          FACTORY; HEAVY MANUFACTURING -                   FIREPROOF

    F2          FACTORY; SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION -                   FIREPROOF

    F4          FACTORY; INDUSTRIAL SEMI-FIREPROOF

    F5          FACTORY; LIGHT MANUFACTURING

    F8          FACTORY; TANK FARM

    F9          FACTORY; INDUSTRIAL-MISCELLANEOUS

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 Building
 Code        Description

    G0         GARAGE; RESIDENTIAL TAX CLASS 1

    G1         GARAGE; TWO OR MORE STORIES

    G2         GARAGE; ONE STORY SEMI-PROOF OR                   FIRE-PROOF

    G3         GARAGE AND GAS STATION COMBINED

    G4         GAS STATION WITH ENCLOSED WORKSHOP

    G5         GAS STATION WITHOUT ENCLOSED                   WORKSHOP

    G6         LICENSED PARKING LOT

    G7         UNLICENSED PARKING LOT

    G8         GARAGE WITH SHOWROOM

    G9         MISCELLANEOUS GARAGE OR GAS STATION

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 Building
 Code        Description

    H1         HOTEL; LUXURY TYPE BUILT PRIOR TO 1960

    H2         HOTEL; LUXURY TYPE BUILT AFTER 1960

    H3         HOTEL; TRANSIENT OCCUPANCY-MIDTOWN                  MANHATTAN AREA

    H4         MOTEL

    H5         HOTEL; PRIVATE CLUB, LUXURY TYPE

    H6         APARTMENT HOTEL

    H7         APARTMENT HOTEL - COOPERATIVELY OWNED

    H8         DORMITORY

    H9         MISCELLANEOUS HOTEL

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 Building
 Code        Description

    I1           HOSPITAL, SANITARIUM, MENTAL INSTITUTION

    I2           INFIRMARY

    I3           DISPENSARY

    I4           HOSPITAL; STAFF FACILITY

    I5           HEALTH CENTER, CHILD CENTER, CLINIC

    I6           NURSING HOME

    I7           ADULT CARE FACILITY

    I9           MISCELLANEOUS HOSPITAL, HEALTH CARE                   FACILITY

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 Building
 Code        Description

    J1          THEATRE; ART TYPE LESS THAN 400 SEATS

    J2          THEATRE; ART TYPE MORE THAN 400 SEATS

    J3          MOTION PICTURE THEATRE WITH BALCONY

    J4          LEGITIMATE THEATRE, SOLE USE

    J5          THEATRE IN MIXED-USE BUILDING

    J6          TELEVISION STUDIO

    J7          OFF BROADWAY TYPE THEATRE

    J8          MULTIPLEX PICTURE THEATRE

    J9          MISCELLANEOUS THEATRE

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 Building
 Code        Description

    K1         STORE BUILDING; ONE STORY

    K2         STORE BUILDING; TWO-STORY OR                  STORE/OFFICE

    K3         DEPARTMENT STORE - MULTI-STORY

    K4         STORE WITH APARTMENTS ABOVE

    K5         DINER - FRANCHISED TYPE STAND

    K6         SHOPPING CENTER WITH PARKING FACILITY

    K7         FUNERAL HOME

    K9         MISCELLANEOUS STORE BUILDING

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 Building
 Code        Description

    L1          LOFT; OVER 8 STORIES (MID MANH. TYPE)

    L2          LOFT; FIREPROOF AND STORAGE TYPE                   WITHOUT STORES

    L3          LOFT; SEMI-FIREPROOF

    L8          LOFT; WITH RETAIL STORES OTHER THAN                   TYPE ONE

    L9          MISCELLANEOUS LOFT

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 Building
 Code        Description

    M1         CHURCH, SYNAGOGUE, CHAPEL

    M2         MISSION HOUSE (NON-RESIDENTIAL)

    M3         PARSONAGE, RECTORY

    M4         CONVENT

    M9         MISCELLANEOUS RELIGIOUS FACILITY

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 Building
 Code        Description

    N1         ASYLUM

    N2         HOME FOR INDIGENT CHILDREN, AGED,                  HOMELESS

    N3         ORPHANAGE

    N4         DETENTION HOUSE FOR WAYWARD GIRLS

    N9         MISCELLANEOUS ASYLUM, HOME

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 Building
 Code        Description

    O1         OFFICE BUILDING; FIREPROOF UP TO 9                  STORIES

    O2         OFFICE BUILDING; 10+ STORIES - SIDE STREET                  TYPE

    O3         OFFICE BUILDING; 10+ STORIES - MAIN AVE                  TYPE

    O4         OFFICE BUILDING; TOWER TYPE

    O5         OFFICE BUILDING; SEMI-FIREPROOF

    O6         BANK BUILDING - DESIGNED EXCLUSIVELY FOR                  BANKING

    O7         PROFESSIONAL BUILDING

    O8         OFFICE BUILDING; WITH RESIDENTIAL                  APARTMENTS

    O9         MISCELLANEOUS OFFICE BUILDING

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 Building
 Code        Description

    P1         CONCERT HALL

    P2         LODGE ROOM

    P3         YWCA, YMCA, YWHA, YMHA, PAL

    P4         BEACH CLUB

    P5         COMMUNITY CENTER

    P6         AMUSEMENT PLACE, BATH HOUSE, BOAT                  HOUSE

    P7         MUSEUM

    P8         LIBRARY

    P9         MISCELLANEOUS INDOOR PUBLIC ASSEMBLY

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 Building
 Code        Description

    Q1         PARK

    Q2         PLAYGROUND

    Q3         OUTDOOR POOL

    Q4         BEACH

    Q5         GOLF COURSE

    Q6         STADIUM, RACE TRACK, BASEBALL FIELD

    Q7         TENNIS COURT

    Q8         MARINA, YACHT CLUB

    Q9         MISCELLANEOUS OUTDOOR RECREATIONAL                  FACILITY

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 Building
 Code        Description

    R0         SPECIAL CONDOMINIUM BILLING LOT

    R1         CONDO; RESIDENTIAL UNIT IN 2-10 UNIT BLDG.

    R2         CONDO; RESIDENTIAL UNIT IN WALK-UP BLDG.

    R3         CONDO; RESIDENTIAL UNIT IN 1-3 STORY BLDG.

    R4         CONDO; RESIDENTIAL UNIT IN ELEVATOR BLDG.

    R5         CONDO; MISCELLANEOUS COMMERCIAL

    R6         CONDO; RESID.UNIT OF 1-3 UNIT BLDG-ORIG                  CLASS 1

    R7         CONDO; COMML.UNIT OF 1-3 UNIT BLDG-ORIG                  CLASS 1

    R8         CONDO; COMML.UNIT OF 2-10 UNIT BLDG.

    R9         CO-OP WITHIN A CONDOMINIUM

    RA         CULTURAL, MEDICAL, EDUCATIONAL, ETC.

    RB         OFFICE SPACE

    RG         INDOOR PARKING

    RH         HOTEL/BOARD

    RK         RETAIL SPACE

    RP         OUTDOOR PARKING

    RR         CONDO RENTALS

    RS         NON-BUSINESS STORAGE SPACE

    RT         TERRACES/GARDENS/CABANAS

    RW         WAREHOUSE/FACTORY/INDUSTRIAL

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 Building
 Code        Description

    S0          PRIMARILY 1 FAMILY WITH 2 STORES OR                   OFFICES

    S1          PRIMARILY 1 FAMILY WITH 1 STORE OR                   OFFICE

    S2          PRIMARILY 2 FAMILY WITH 1 STORE OR                   OFFICE

    S3          PRIMARILY 3 FAMILY WITH 1 STORE OR                   OFFICE

    S4          PRIMARILY 4 FAMILY WITH 1 STORE OR                   OFFICE

    S5          PRIMARILY 5-6 FAMILY WITH 1 STORE OR                   OFFICE

    S9          SINGLE OR MULTIPLE DWELLING WITH                   STORES OR OFFICES

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 Building
 Code        Description

    T1          AIRPORT, AIRFIELD, TERMINAL

    T2          PIER, DOCK, BULKHEAD

    T9          MISCELLANEOUS TRANSPORTATION FACILITY

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 Building
 Code        Description

    U0         UTILITY COMPANY LAND AND BUILDING

    U1         BRIDGE, TUNNEL, HIGHWAY

    U2         GAS OR ELECTRIC UTILITY

    U3         CEILING RAILROAD

    U4         TELEPHONE UTILITY

    U5         COMMUNICATION FACILITY OTHER THAN                  TELEPHONE

    U6         RAILROAD - PRIVATE OWNERSHIP

    U7         TRANSPORTATION - PUBLIC OWNERSHIP

    U8         REVOCABLE CONSENT

    U9         MISCELLANEOUS UTILITY PROPERTY

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 Building
 Code        Description

    V0         ZONED RESIDENTIAL; NOT MANHATTAN

    V1         ZONED COMMERCIAL OR MANHATTAN                  RESIDENTIAL

    V2         ZONED COMMERCIAL ADJACENT TO CLASS 1                  DWELLING: NOT MANHATTAN

    V3         ZONED PRIMARILY RESIDENTIAL; NOT                  MANHATTAN

    V4         POLICE OR FIRE DEPARTMENT

    V5         SCHOOL SITE OR YARD

    V6         LIBRARY, HOSPITAL OR MUSEUM

    V7         PORT AUTHORITY OF NEW YORK AND NEW                  JERSEY

    V8         NEW YORK STATE OR US GOVERNMENT

    V9         MISCELLANEOUS VACANT LAND

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 Building
 Code        Description

    W1         PUBLIC ELEMENTARY, JUNIOR OR SENIOR                   HIGH

    W2         PAROCHIAL SCHOOL, YESHIVA

    W3         SCHOOL OR ACADEMY

    W4         TRAINING SCHOOL

    W5         CITY UNIVERSITY

    W6         OTHER COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY

    W7         THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

    W8         OTHER PRIVATE SCHOOL

    W9         MISCELLANEOUS EDUCATIONAL FACILITY

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 Building
 Code        Description

    Y1         FIRE DEPARTMENT

    Y2         POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Y3         PRISON, JAIL, HOUSE OF DETENTION

    Y4         MILITARY AND NAVAL INSTALLATION

    Y5         DEPARTMENT OF REAL ESTATE

    Y6         DEPARTMENT OF SANITATION

    Y7         DEPARTMENT OF PORTS AND TERMINALS

    Y8         DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

    Y9         DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL                  PROTECTION

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 Building
 Code        Description

    Z0         TENNIS COURT, POOL, SHED, ETC.

    Z1         COURT HOUSE

    Z2         PARKING PUBLIC PARKING AREA

    Z3         POST OFFICE

    Z4         FOREIGN GOVERNMENT

    Z5         UNITED NATIONS

    Z6         LAND UNDER WATER

    Z7         EASEMENT

    Z8         CEMETERY

    Z9         OTHER MISCELLANEOUS

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