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File #: Res 1638-2021    Version: * Name: LU 773 - Zoning, 68-19 Woodhaven Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (C 200272 ZMQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 5/12/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 200272 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 773).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Calendar of the Subcommittee Meetings - April 20 and 21, 2021, 2. April 22, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Calendar of the Subcommittee Meetings - May 4 and May 6, 2021, 4. Land Use Calendar - May 11, 2021, 5. REVISED - Land Use Calendar - May 11, 2021, 6. May 12, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 7. Committee Report, 8. Res. No. 1638, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-12-21, 10. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 12, 2021

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1638

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 200272 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 773).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Moya

 

                     WHEREAS, 68-19 Rego Park, LLC, 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. 14b, changing from an R4 District to an R6A District, changing from a C8-1 District to an R6A District, and establishing within the proposed R6A District a C2-3 District, which in conjunction with the related action would facilitate the construction of a seven-story mixed-use building with community facility and commercial uses on the ground floor and approximately 87 residential units on the upper floors at 68-19 Woodhaven Boulevard in the Rego Park neighborhood of Queens, Community District 6 (ULURP No. C 200272 ZMQ) (the "Application");

 

WHEREAS the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on April 16, 2021, its decision dated April 7, 2021 (the "Decision") on the Application;

 

WHEREAS, the Application is related to application N 200273 ZRQ (Pre. L.U. No. 774), a zoning text amendment to designate a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) area;

 

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 April 20, 2021;

 

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 November 9th, 2020 (CEQR No. 20DCP155Q), which includes an (E) designation to avoid the potential for significant adverse impacts related to hazardous materials and noise (E-589) (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-589) and Negative Declaration.

 

Pursuant to Section 197-d 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 200272 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 changed by the Zoning Map, Section No. 14b:

 

1.                     changing from an R4 District to an R6A District property bounded by a line midway between 68th Avenue and 68th Road, Alderton Street, 68th Road, and a line 100 feet northeasterly of Woodhaven Boulevard;

 

2.                     changing from a C8-1 District to an R6A District property bounded by a line midway between 68th Avenue and 68th Road, a line 100 feet northeasterly of Woodhaven Boulevard, 68th Road, and Woodhaven Boulevard; and

 

3.                     establishing within the proposed R6A District a C2-3 District bounded by a line midway between 68th Avenue and 68th Road, a line 100 feet southwesterly of Alderton Street, 68th Road, and Woodhaven Boulevard;

 

as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated November 16, 2020, and subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-589, Borough of Queens, Community District 6.

 

Adopted.                     

 

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The City of New York,  } ss.:

 

I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution passed by The Council of The City of New York on May 12, 2021, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

 

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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council