What is Private Road?
Private Road meaning A private road is a right-of-way that gives vehicular access to developments with five or more dwelling units that are located at least 50 feet from a public street in R1 through R5 districts. Developments on private roads must comply with special design rules. In lower density growth management areas, a right-of-way that provides access to three or more dwelling units is a private road.
reference: Glossary of Planning Terms – NYC Planning