File #: Res 1820-2021    Version: * Name: LU 869 - Zoning, Gowanus Neighborhood Plan, Brooklyn (C 210177 ZMK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 11/23/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 210177 ZMK, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 869).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 1820, 2. September 23, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-23-21, 4. Calendar of the Zoning Subcommittee Meeting - October 12, 2021, 5. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 10-12-21, 6. Calendar of the Zoning Subcommittee Meeting - November 9, 2021, 7. Calendar of the Zoning Subcommittee and Land Use Meetings - November 10, 2021, 8. November 23, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-23-21, 10. City Planning Commission Approval Letter, 11. LOCATING ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW MATERIALS FOR CERTAIN LAND USE APPLICATIONS, 12. Committee Report
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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1820

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 210177 ZMK, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 869).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Moya

 

                     WHEREAS, the New York City Department of City Planning (DCP), filed an application pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section Nos. 16c and 16d, by eliminating from within an existing R8A District, eliminating a Special Enhanced Commercial District (EC-1), changing from an R6B District to an R6A District, changing from an R6 District to an R6B District, changing from an R8A District to a C4-4D District, changing from an C8-2 District to a C4-4D District, changing from an M1-2 District to a C4-4D District, changing from an C8-2 District to an M1-4 District, changing from an M1-1 District to an M1-4 District, changing from an M1-2 District to an M1-4 District, changing from an M2-1 District to an M1-4 District, changing from an M3-1 District to an M1-4 District, changing from an R6 District to an M1-4/R6A District, changing from an M1-1 District to an M1-4/R6A District, changing from an M1-2 District to a M1-4/R6A District, changing from an M2-1 District to an M1-4/R6A District, changing from an C8-2 District to an M1-4/R6B District, changing from an M1-1 District to an M1-4/R6B District, changing from an M1-2 District to an M1-4/R6B District, changing from an M2-1 District to an M1-4/R6B District, changing from an M2-1 District to an M1-4/R7-2 District, changing from an M3-1 District to an M1-4/R7-2 District, changing from an M1-2 District to an M1-4/R7A District, changing from an R6 District to an M1-4/R7X District, changing from an C8-2 District to an M1-4/R7X District, changing from an M1-2 District to an M1-4/R7X District, changing from an M2-1 District to an M1-4/R7X District, and establishing a Special Gowanus Mixed Use District (G), which in conjunction with the related action to facilitate land use changes for 82 full or partial blocks associated with the Gowanus Neighborhood Plan, Community Districts 2 and 6, (ULURP No. C 210177 ZMK) (the "Application");

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on October 22, 2021 its decision dated October 20, 2021 (the "Decision") on the Application;

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications N 210178 ZRK (L.U. No. 870), a zoning text amendment to establish the Special Gowanus Mixed-Use District, Gowanus Waterfront Access Plan, establish a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) area, and replace the EC-1 within the rezoning area; C 210179 MMK (L.U. No. 871), a the establishment of streets, the elimination of street segments, and removal of a “Public Place” designation; C 210180 MMK (L.U. No. 872), a city map amendment involving the mapping of parkland; C 210053 PPK (L.U. No. 873), a disposition of City-owned property; and C 210052 HAK (L.U. No. 874), a disposition approval, UDAA and UDAAP designation;

 

 

 

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 October 12, 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 Positive Declaration issued March 22nd, 2019 (CEQR No. 19DCP157K) and a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for which a Notice of Completion was issued on September 10, 2021, which identified significant adverse impacts related to hazardous materials, air quality, and noise, which would be avoided through the placement of (E) designations (E-601) on selected projected and potential development sites; and significant adverse impacts with respect to community facilities (publicly funded child care services), active open space, shadows (Douglass & Degraw Pool and Our Lady of Peace stained glass windows), historic and cultural resources (architectural and archaeological), transportation (traffic, transit, and pedestrians), air quality (mobile source), and construction activities related to noise and historic and cultural resources; and the proposed mitigation measures summarized in Chapter 21, Mitigation, of the FEIS, and the Technical Memoranda dated September 21, 2021 and November 16, 2021 (the “Technical Memoranda”).

 

 

RESOLVED:

 

                     Having considered the FEIS and Technical Memoranda with respect to the Decision and Application, the Council finds that:

                      

(1)                     The FEIS meets the requirements of 6 N.Y.C.R.R. Part 617;

 

(2)                     The environmental impacts disclosed in the FEIS were evaluated in relation to the social, economic, and other considerations associated with the actions that are set forth in this report; and

 

(3)                     Consistent with social, economic and other essential considerations from among the reasonable alternatives available, the action is one which avoids or minimizes adverse environmental impacts to the maximum extent practicable;                     

 

                     The Decision, together with the FEIS and Technical Memoranda constitute the written statement of facts, and of social, economic and other factors and standards that form the basis of this determination, pursuant to 6 N.Y.C.R.R. §617.11(d).

 

Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 201 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 210177 ZMK, 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 Nos. 16c and 16d:

1.                     eliminating from within an existing R8A District a C2-4 District bounded by:

 

a.                     Pacific Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 4th Avenue, President Street, a line 150 feet southeasterly of 4th Avenue, 3rd Street, 4th Avenue, Douglass Street, and a line 100 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue; and

 

b.                     a line 210 feet northeasterly of 5th Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 4th Avenue, 7th Street, 4th Avenue, 9th Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 4th Avenue, 13th Street, 4th Avenue, 14th Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 4th Avenue, 15th Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue, 6th Street, and 4th Avenue;

 

2.                     eliminating a Special Enhanced Commercial District (EC-1) bounded by Pacific Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 4th Avenue, President Street, a line 150 feet southeasterly of 4th Avenue, 3rd Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 4th Avenue, 15th Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue, 6th Street, 4th Avenue, Douglass Street, and a line 100 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue;

 

3.                     changing from an R6B District to an R6A District property bounded by Carroll Street, Bond Street, 1st Street, and a line 350 feet southeasterly of Hoyt Street;

 

4.                     changing from an R6 District to an R6B District property bounded by Warren Street, Nevins Street, a line midway between Warren Street and Baltic Street, and a line 100 feet southeasterly of Bond Street;

 

5.                     changing from an R8A District to a C4-4D District property bounded by Pacific Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 4th Avenue, President Street, a line 150 feet southeasterly of 4th Avenue, 3rd Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 4th Avenue, 15th Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue, 6th Street, 4th Avenue, Douglass Street, and a line 100 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue;

 

6.                     changing from an C8-2 District to a C4-4D District property bounded by 3rd Street, 4th Avenue, 6th Street, and a line 100 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue;

 

7.                     changing from an M1-2 District to a C4-4D District property bounded by Douglass Street, 4th Avenue, 1st Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue;

 

8.                     changing from an C8-2 District to an M1-4 District property bounded by 3rd Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue, a line midway between 6th Street and 7th Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue, 7th Street, 3rd Avenue, a line 305 feet southwesterly of 3rd Street, and a line 285 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue;

 

9.                     changing from an M1-1 District to an M1-4 District property bounded by:

 

a.                     a line midway between 4th Street and 5th Street, a line perpendicular to the northeasterly street line of 5th Street distant 220 feet northwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northeasterly street line of 5th Street and the northwesterly street line of Hoyt Street, 5th Street, and a line perpendicular to the northeasterly street line of 5th Street distant 390 feet northwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northeasterly street line of 5th Street and the northwesterly street line of Hoyt  Street; and

 

                     b.                     3rd Street, Bond Street, 4th Street, and Hoyt Street;

 

10.                     changing from an M1-2 District to an M1-4 District property bounded by:

 

a.                     a line midway between Baltic Street and Butler Street, Nevins Street, Butler Street and a line 360 feet northwesterly of Nevins Street;

 

b.                     a line midway between Baltic Street and Butler Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue, a line midway between Sackett Street and Union Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue, Degraw Street, a line 200 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue, Douglass Street, and a line 100 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue; and

 

c.                     a line midway between Union Street and President Street, a line 180 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue, President Street, a line 250 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue, Carroll Street, and a line 100 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue;

 

11.                     changing from an M2-1 District to an M1-4 District property bounded by 3rd Street, a line 270 feet southeasterly of Bond Street, the centerline of the Gowanus Canal, and Bond Street and its southwesterly centerline prolongation;

 

12.                     changing from an M3-1 District to an M1-4 District property bounded by 4th Street, Bond Street and its southwesterly centerline prolongation, the centerline of the Gowanus Canal, a line 160 feet northwesterly of Bond Street and its southwesterly prolongation, a line 120 feet southwesterly of 4th Street, Hoyt Street, 5th Street, and a line perpendicular to the northeasterly street line of 5th Street distant 220 feet northwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northeasterly street line of 5th Street and the northwesterly street line of Hoyt Street;

 

13.                     changing from an R6 District to an M1-4/R6A District property bounded by Warren Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Bond Street, Baltic Street and Bond Street;

 

14.                     changing from an M1-1 District to an M1-4/R6A District property bounded by a line midway between 3rd Street and 4th Street, Hoyt Street, 4th Street, and a line perpendicular to the northeasterly street line of 4th Street distant 365 feet northwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northeasterly street line of 4th Street and the northwesterly street line of Hoyt Street;

 

15.                     changing from an M1-2 District to a M1-4/R6A District property bounded by:

 

a.                     a line midway between Warren Street and Baltic Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of Nevins Street, a line midway between Baltic Street and Butler Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Bond Street, Douglass Street, Bond Street, Baltic Street, and a line 100 feet southeasterly of Bond Street;

 

b.                     a line midway between Baltic Street and Butler Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 3rd Avenue, a line midway between Butler Street and Douglass Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Nevins Street, Butler Street, a line 325 feet northwesterly of 3rd Avenue;

 

c.                     Baltic Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue, a line midway between Baltic Street and Butler Street, and a line 100 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue;

 

d.                     a line midway between Degraw Street and Sackett Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 3rd Avenue, a line midway between Sackett Street and Union Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Nevins Street, a line midway between Union Street and President Street, a line 190 feet northwesterly of 3rd Avenue, President Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Nevins Street, Carroll Street, Nevins Street, Sackett Street, and a line 100 feet southeasterly of Nevins Street; and

 

e.                     Union Street, a line 270 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue, a line midway between Union Street and President Street, and a line 170 feet northwesterly of 3rd Avenue;

 

16.                     changing from an M2-1 District to an M1-4/R6A District property bounded by a line midway between Butler Street and Douglass Street, a line 200 feet southeasterly of Bond Street, Douglass Street, and a line 100 feet southeasterly of Bond Street;

 

17.                     changing from an C8-2 District to an M1-4/R6B District property bounded by a line midway between 6th Street and 7th Street, a line 360 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue, 7th Street, and a line 100 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue;

 

18.                     changing from an M1-1 District to an M1-4/R6B District property bounded by a line midway between 4th Street and 5th Street, a line perpendicular to the northeasterly street line of 5th Street distant 390 feet northwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northeasterly street line of 5th Street and the northwesterly street line of Hoyt Street, 5th Street, and Smith Street;

 

19.                     changing from an M1-2 District to an M1-4/R6B District property bounded by:

 

a.                     a line midway between Baltic Street and Butler Street, a line 360 feet northwesterly of Nevins Street, Butler Street, and a line 100 feet southeasterly of Bond Street; and

 

b.                     a line midway between Union Street and President Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue, Carroll Street, a line 250 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue, President Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue, 1st Street, 3rd Avenue, Carroll Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Nevins Street, President Street, and a line 190 feet northwesterly of 3rd Avenue;

 

20.                     changing from an M2-1 District to an M1-4/R6B District property bounded by:

 

a.                     Butler Street, a line 200 feet southeasterly of Bond Street, a line midway between Butler Street and Douglass Street, and a line 100 feet southeasterly of Bond Street; and

 

b.                     Carroll Street, 3rd Avenue, a line perpendicular to the northwesterly street line of 3rd Avenue distant 160 feet southwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northwesterly street line of 3rd Avenue and the southwesterly street line of Carroll Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 3rd Avenue, the northwesterly centerline prolongation of 1st Street, and a line perpendicular to the southwesterly street line of Carroll Street distant 425 feet northwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the southwesterly street line of Carroll Street and the northwesterly street line of 3rd Avenue;

 

21.                     changing from an M2-1 District to an M1-4/R7-2 District property bounded by:

 

a.                     Douglass Street and its southeasterly centerline prolongation, the centerline of the Gowanus Canal, Degraw Street and its northwesterly centerline prolongation, Nevins Street, Carroll Street, a line perpendicular to the southwesterly street line of Carroll Street distant 425 feet northwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the southwesterly street line of Carroll Street and the northwesterly street line of 3rd Avenue, the northwesterly centerline prolongation of 1st Street, the centerline of the Gowanus Canal, Carroll Street and its southeasterly centerline prolongation, and Bond Street; and

 

b.                     2nd Street, a line 210 feet northwesterly of 3rd Avenue, 3rd Street and its northwesterly centerline prolongation, the centerline of the Gowanus Canal, a line 270 feet southeasterly of Bond Street and its southwesterly prolongation, 3rd Street, and Bond Street;

 

22.                     changing from an M3-1 District to an M1-4/R7-2 District property bounded by 5th Street, Hoyt Street, a line 120 feet southwesterly of 4th Street, a line 160 feet northwesterly of Bond Street and its southwesterly prolongation, the centerline of the Gowanus Canal, Huntington Street and its southeasterly prolongation, and Smith Street;

 

23.                     changing from an M1-2 District to an M1-4/R7A District property bounded by Sackett Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue, a line midway between Sackett Street and Union Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue, President Street, a line 180 feet northwesterly of  4th Avenue, a line midway between Union Street and President Street, a line 270 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue, Union Street, a line 170 feet northwesterly of 3rd Avenue, a line midway between Union Street and President Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Nevins Street, a line midway between Sackett Street and Union Street, and a line 100 feet northwesterly of 3rd Avenue;

 

24.                     changing from an R6 District to an M1-4/R7X District property bounded by a line midway between Warren Street and Baltic Street, Nevins Street, Baltic Street, and a line 75 feet northwesterly of Nevins Street;

 

25.                     changing from an C8-2 District to an M1-4/R7X District property bounded 3rd Street, a line 285 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue, a line 305 feet southwesterly of 3rd Street, and 3rd Avenue;

 

26.                     changing from an M1-2 District to an M1-4/R7X District property bounded by:

 

a.                     a line midway between Warren Street and Baltic Street, a line 75 feet northwesterly of Nevins Street, Baltic Street, Nevins Street, a line midway between Baltic Street and Butler Street, and a line 100 feet northwesterly of Nevins Street;

 

b.                     Baltic Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue, Douglass Street, a line 200 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue, Degraw Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue, Sackett Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 3rd Avenue, a line midway between Degraw Street and Sackett Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Nevins Street, Sackett Street, Nevins Street, Butler Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Nevins Street, a line midway between Butler Street and Douglass Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 3rd Avenue, a line midway between Baltic Street and Butler Street, and a line 325 feet northwesterly of 3rd Avenue;

 

27.                     changing from an M2-1 District to an M1-4/R7X District property bounded by a line perpendicular to the northwesterly street line of 3rd Avenue distant 160 feet southwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northwesterly street line of 3rd Avenue and the southwesterly street line of Carroll Street, 3rd Avenue, 3rd Street, a line 210 feet northwesterly of 3rd Avenue, the northwesterly centerline prolongation of 1st Street, and a line 100 feet northwesterly of 3rd Avenue, and

 

28.                     establishing a Special Gowanus Mixed Use District (G) bounded by Pacific Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 4th Avenue, President Street, a line 150 feet southeasterly of 4th Avenue, 3rd Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 4th Avenue, 15th Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue, a line midway between 6th Street and 7th Street, a line 360 feet southeasterly of 3rd Avenue, 7th Street, 3rd Avenue, 3rd Street and its northwesterly centerline prolongation, the centerline of the Gowanus Canal, Huntington Street and its southeasterly centerline prolongation, Smith Street, a line midway between 4th Street and 5th Street, a line perpendicular to the northeasterly street line of 5th Street distant 220 feet northwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northeasterly street line of 5th Street and the northwesterly street line of Hoyt Street, 4th Street, a line perpendicular to the northeasterly street line of 4th Street distant 365 feet northwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northeasterly street line of 4th Street and the northwesterly street line of Hoyt Street, a line midway between 3rd Street and 4th Street, Hoyt Street, 3rd Street, Bond Street, Warren Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Bond Street, a line midway between Warren Street and Baltic Street, Nevins Street, Butler Street, a line 325 feet northwesterly of 3rd Avenue, Baltic Street, and a line 100 feet northwesterly of 4th Avenue; and excluding the areas bounded by:

 

i.                     Butler Street, Nevins Street, Degraw Street and its northwesterly centerline prolongation, the center line of the Gowanus Canal, Douglass Street and its southeasterly centerline prolongation, and a line 200 feet southeasterly of Bond Street; and

 

ii.                     1st Street, 4th Avenue, 3rd Street, and 3rd Avenue;

 

as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated April 19, 2021, and subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-601, Borough of the Brooklyn, Community Districts 2 and 6.

 

Adopted.

 

                     Office of the City Clerk, }

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 __________, 2021, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council