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File #: Res 2019-2009    Version: * Name: LU 1074 - Zoning Resolution, Special Permit to allow a public parking garage with a maximum capacity of 465 spaces including 129 accessory spaces, and to allow 37,599 square feet of floor space up to a height of 23 feet above base plane level (C090183ZSK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 6/10/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 090183 ZSK (L.U. No. 1074), for the grant of a special permit pursuant to Section 74-512 of the Zoning Resolution to allow a public parking garage with a maximum capacity of 465 spaces including 129 accessory spaces, and to allow 37,599 square feet of floor space up to a height of 23 feet above base plane level to be exempted from the definition of floor area as set forth in Section 12-10 (DEFINITIONS) in connection with a proposed mixed use development on property located on the easterly side of Dock Street between Front Street and Water Street (Block 36, Lots 1, 3, 14, 49, 52 and 53), in an M1-2/R8 (MX-2) District, with a general large-scale development (Block 36, Lots 1, 3, 14, 15, 16, 40, 49, 52 and 53, and Block 26, Lots 33 and 38), in M1-2/R8 (MX-2), M1-2/R8A (MX-2), and M3-1 Districts, Borough of Brooklyn.
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Joel Rivera
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Press Release, 2. Committee Report, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6/10/09

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 2019

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 090183 ZSK (L.U. No. 1074), for the grant of a special permit pursuant to Section 74-512 of the Zoning Resolution to allow a public parking garage with a maximum capacity of 465 spaces including 129 accessory spaces, and to allow 37,599 square feet of floor space up to a height of 23 feet above base plane level to be exempted from the definition of floor area as set forth in Section 12-10 (DEFINITIONS) in connection with a proposed mixed use development on property located on the easterly side of Dock Street between Front Street and Water Street (Block 36, Lots 1, 3, 14, 49, 52 and 53), in an M1-2/R8 (MX-2) District, with a general large-scale development (Block 36, Lots 1, 3, 14, 15, 16, 40, 49, 52 and 53, and Block 26, Lots 33 and 38), in M1-2/R8 (MX-2), M1-2/R8A (MX-2), and M3-1 Districts, Borough of Brooklyn.

 

By Council Members Katz and Rivera

 

                     WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on April 27, 2009 its decision dated April 22, 2009 (the "Decision") on the application submitted by Two Trees Management Company, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for the grant of a special permit pursuant to Section 74-512 of the Zoning Resolution to allow a public parking garage with a maximum capacity of 465 spaces including 129 accessory spaces, and to allow 37,599 square feet of floor space up to a height of 23 feet above base plane level to be exempted from the definition of floor area as set forth in Section 12-10 (DEFINITIONS) in connection with a proposed mixed use development on property located on the easterly side of Dock Street between Front Street and Water Street (Block 36, Lots 1, 3, 14, 49, 52 and 53), in an M1-2/R8 (MX-2) District, with a general large-scale development (Block 36, Lots 1, 3, 14, 15, 16, 40, 49, 52 and 53, and Block 26, Lots 33 and 38), in M1-2/R8 (MX-2), M1-2/R8A (MX-2), and M3-1 Districts, (ULURP No. C 090183 ZSK), Community District 2, Borough of Brooklyn (the "Application");

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to ULURP Applications Numbers C 090181 ZMK (L.U. No. 1073), a zoning map amendment changing from an M1-2 zoning district to an M1-2/R8, Special Mixed Use District (MX-2); C 090184 ZSK (L.U. No. 1075), a special permit pursuant to Section 74-743 to waive regulations related to height and setback, rear yard, inner court and the minimum distance between legally required windows and a side lot line in a General Large Scale Development; and 20095229 SCK (Preconsidered L.U. No. 1113), application by SCA for a proposed school known as Dock Street School;

 

WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(1) of the City Charter;

 

                          WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission has made the findings required pursuant to Section74-512 of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York;

                           WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on May 21, 2009 on the Decision and Application;

 

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

 

                     WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues and the Negative Declaration (CEQR No. 09DCP025K):

 

A Negative Declaration was issued on November 17, 2008.  A revised Environmental Assessment Statement was prepared to address the modifications to the project, discussed below, to note the withdrawal of the related application for a zoning text amendment (N 090182 ZRK), and to reflect the issuance of a Certificate of No Effect by the Landmarks Preservation Commission with regard to the portion of Block 36, Lot 1 that has landmark status.   A Negative Declaration reflecting the revised Environmental Assessment Statement was issued on April 22, 2009.

                                                                                                                                                                                         

RESOLVED:

 

                     The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant effect on the environment.

 

                           Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 200 of the New York City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application, the Council approves the Decision.

 

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 June 10, 2009, on file in this office.

 

 

 

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