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File #: Res 2111-2009    Version: * Name: LU 1146 - ULURP, Bronx Terminal Gateway Market, Manhattan (N090223ZAM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 7/29/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission for the request of an authorization, pursuant to Section 62-722(a) of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York requesting an authorization to modify the waterfront public access requirements of Section 62-40 (REQUIREMENTS FOR WATERFRONT PUBLIC ACCESS AND VISUAL CORRIDORS) and Section 62-722(b) of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York to modify the requirements of Section 62-60 (DESIGN STANDARDS FOR THE WATERFRONT AREA), in an M2-3 District (Non-ULURP No. N 090223 ZAM; L.U. No. 1146).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Daniel R. Garodnick
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Press Release, 2. Committee Report, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7/29/09

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 2111

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission for the request of an authorization, pursuant to Section 62-722(a) of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York  requesting an authorization to modify the waterfront public access requirements of Section 62-40 (REQUIREMENTS FOR WATERFRONT PUBLIC ACCESS AND VISUAL CORRIDORS) and Section 62-722(b) of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York to modify the requirements of Section 62-60 (DESIGN STANDARDS FOR THE WATERFRONT AREA), in an M2-3 District (Non-ULURP No. N 090223 ZAM; L.U. No. 1146).

 

By Council Members Katz and Garodnick

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on June 23, 2009 its decision dated June 17, 2009 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by MMPI Piers, LLC, the Economic Development Corporation (EDC), and the Department of Small Business Services (SBS), pursuant to Section 62-722(a) of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York  requesting an authorization to modify the waterfront public access requirements of Section 62-40 (REQUIREMENTS FOR WATERFRONT PUBLIC ACCESS AND VISUAL CORRIDORS) and Section 62-722(b) of the Zoning Resolution to modify the requirements of Section 62-60 (DESIGN STANDARDS FOR THE WATERFRONT AREA) to facilitate the renovation and enlargement of Piers 92 and 94 and their associated upland areas as a venue for trade shows and exhibitions, as well as the development of new public open space and public amenity space on the project site on a zoning lot located at Piers 92 and 94, westerly of Route 9A (Miller Highway) between West 51st Street and West 55th Street (Block 1109, Lots 5 and 30, and p/o Marginal Street, Wharf or Place), in an M2-3 District, Community District 4, Borough of Manhattan (Non-ULURP No. N 090223 ZAM) (the "Application");

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to Applications Numbers C 090220 PPM (L.U. No. 1143), a disposition of City-Owned Property pursuant to zoning; C 090221 ZSM (L.U. No. 1144), a special permit to allow a trade exposition facility with a rated capacity in excess of 2,500 persons; and C 090222 ZSM (L.U. No. 1145), a special permit to modify the maximum length and maximum height of buildings or other structures pursuant to Section 62-342;

 

WHEREAS, the Authorization is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 62-722 of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York;

 

                           WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on July 27, 2009;

 

                           WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues and the Negative Declaration, issued on February 11, 2009 (CEQR No. 09SBS002M); and

 

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

 

RESOLVED:

 

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

 

Pursuant to Section 62-722 of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York and on the basis of the Authorization and Application, the Council approves the Decision.

 

 

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 July 29, 2009, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

 

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