[Talk-us] Merging NYC buildings

Darrell Fuhriman darrell at garnix.org
Fri Sep 19 16:35:18 UTC 2014

Yah, if that were true it would be a very strange and site-specific rule. I know of several buildings here that span multiple tax lots.


On Sep 19, 2014, at 09:26, Paul Norman <penorman at mac.com> wrote:

> On 9/19/2014 6:19 AM, Reilly, Colin wrote:
>> A single building cannot straddle two tax parcels.
> This seems incorrect. If I build a structure on two tax parcels, it can exist as a single building. It may not be legal, or may require planning tricks that make it two buildings in the eyes of the city, but if I survey it and it's one building, I will map it so.
> In dense urban areas the edges of buildings can often only be determined by surveys, not by imagery, as the imagery only shows the roofs generally, and roofs may change appearance within a building or not change appearance between two adjacent buildings.
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