There are several different ways to determine which Zoning District a particular property is located in: (1) You can use the Building Division's online Property Search Tool via the link below. This is probably the quickest and easiest way to search for Zoning District information for a property in the city (by building name or address). It will also identify the number of units, occupancy, and Certificate of Compliance expiration date. Resident Services Search Tool (2) Tompkins County's Image Mate Online property search tool also allows you to identify the Zoning District of a specific property: Image Mate Online (3) Finally, you can use the City of Ithaca Interactive Web Map via the link below. Just enter the property address in the search field, making sure to only use standard street address abbreviations with no punctuation (e.g., St, Pl, Rd, E, W, N, S). Then just click on the "City Address" search result, click the "Zoom to Feature" link in the pop-up window, click on the "Point" top-menu navigation button under the "Getting Around" tab, and then click anywhere inside the parcel boundary. You will then need to click on the parcel listing in the search "Results" and a pop-up window will appear. Zoning District and other basic property information is accessible under the "Attributes" tab. Interactive Web Map
Once you know which Zoning District a property is in, use the Zoning District Regulations Chart via the link below to determine what the zoning requirements are. Zoning District Regulations Chart If you are having trouble using the web resources described above, please contact the Building Division at: 108 E. Green St. City Hall Fourth Floor Ithaca, NY 14850 Ph: 607-274-6508 Fx: 607-274-6521 Office Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.