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File #: Res 1131-2019    Version: * Name: LU 531 - Zoning, Vernon Boulevard Broadway Rezoning, Queens (C 100421 ZMQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 10/17/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 100421 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 531).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Land Use Calendar - Week of September 16, 2019 - September 20, 2019, 2. September 12, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-12-19, 4. Land Use Calendar - September 30, 2019 and October 4, 2019, 5. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 9-18-19, 6. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 9-18-19, 7. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 9-18-19, 8. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 9-18-19, 9. City Planning Commission Approval Letter, 10. October 17, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 11. Committee Report, 12. Res. No. 1131, 13. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-17-19, 14. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 17, 2019
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10/17/2019*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/10/2019*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Land Use Approved by Committee with Modifications and Referred to CPC  Action details Meeting details Not available

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1131

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 100421 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 531).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Moya

 

WHEREAS, Cipico Construction Inc., filed an application pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section No. 9a, changing from an R5 District to an R6B District, changing from an R5 District to an R7X District, and establishing within the proposed R7X District a C1-3 District, which in conjunction with the related actions would facilitate the development of a large-scale general development on the block bounded by Vernon Boulevard and Broadway to the north, 11th Street to the east, 33rd Road to the south and 10th Street to the west in Astoria, Queens Community District 1 (ULURP No. C 100421 ZMQ) (the "Application");

 

WHEREAS the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on September 13, 2019, its decision dated September 11, 2019 (the "Decision") on the Application;

 

WHEREAS, the Application is related to application N 190151 ZRQ (L.U. No. 532), a zoning text amendment to designate a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) area and C 190386 ZSQ (L.U. No. 533), a special permit pursuant to Section 74-743 of the Zoning Resolution, to permit the distribution of total allowable floor area without regard for zoning lot lines and to modify the minimum base height requirements of Section 23-664;

 

WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d of the City Charter;

 

WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on September 18, 2019;

 

WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use and other policy issues relating to the Decision and Application; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues, including the negative declaration issued April 22nd, 2019 (CEQR No. 12DCP139Q), which includes an (E) designation to avoid the potential for significant adverse impacts related to air quality, noise, and hazardous materials (E-518) (the “Negative Declaration”).

 

RESOLVED:

 

The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment as set forth in the (E) Designation (E-518) and Negative Declaration.

 

Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 200 of the City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application, and based on the environmental determination and consideration described in the report, C 100421 ZMQ, incorporated by reference herein, and the record before the Council, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission.

 

The Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, effective as of December 15, 1961, and as subsequently amended, is further amended by changing the Zoning Map, Section No. 9a:

 

1.                     changing from an R5 District to an R6B District property bounded by 10th Street, a line 100 feet northeasterly of 33rd Road, 11th Street, and 33rd Road;

 

2.                     changing from an R5 District to an R7X District property bounded by 10th Street, Vernon Boulevard, Broadway, 11th Street and a line 100 feet northeasterly of 33rd Road; and

 

3.                     establishing within the proposed R7X District a C1-3 District bounded by 10th Street, Vernon Boulevard, Broadway, 11th Street and a line 100 feet northeasterly of 33rd Road;

 

as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated April 22, 2019, and subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-518, Community District 1, Borough of Queens.

 

Adopted.

 

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I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution passed by The Council of The City of New York on October 17, 2019, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council