File #: Res 1140-2011    Version: * Name: LU 511 - Zoning, Amendment of the Zoning Map (C110382ZMK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 11/29/2011
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 110382 ZMK, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 511).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Mark S. Weprin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-29-11
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 110382 ZMK, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 511).
By Council Members Comrie and Weprin
      WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on October 24, 2011 its decision dated October 19, 2011 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation (BNYDC), pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Map to rezone Brooklyn Block 2023, Lot 50 and part of Lot 1 from M1-2 to M1-4 in order to facilitate the development of Admiral's Row Plaza, approximately 287,000 square feet of retail, industrial and community facility/non-profit floor area in five buildings on the Admiral's Row site, bounded by Nassau Street, Navy Street and the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Community District 2, Borough of Brooklyn (ULURP No. C 110382 ZMK) (the "Application");
      WHEREAS, the Application is related to Applications C 110380 PQK (L.U. No. 517), an application by the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) to acquire federally-owned property; C 110381 PPK (L.U. No. 518), an application by the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to dispose of City-owned property to the Brooklyn Navy Yard; N 110383 ZRK (L.U. No. 512), a zoning text amendment to Section 74-742 of the Zoning Resolution to allow special permits for Large Scale General Developments; C 110375 ZSK (L.U. No. 513), a special permit pursuant to Section 74-743(a) to waive regulations related to rear yards in a Large Scale General Development; C 110376 ZSK (L.U. No. 514), a special permit pursuant to Section 74-744 to allow signage that exceeds the otherwise applicable regulations; C 110377 ZSK (L.U. No. 515), a special permit pursuant to Section 74-53 to allow an accessory group parking facility with 266 spaces in an M1-4 zoning district; C 110378 ZSK (L.U. 516), a special permit pursuant to Section 74-922 to allow buildings containing retail uses with no limit on retail floor area; and N 110379 ZCK, a certification pursuant to Section 62-811 for waterfront public access and visual corridors;
WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(1) of the City Charter;
WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on November 16, 2011;
WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use implications and other policy issues relating to the Decision and Application; and
      WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues and the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for which a Notice of Completion was issued on October 6, 2011 (CEQR No. 11DME001K).
Having considered the FEIS, with respect to the Application, the Council finds that:
(1)      The FEIS meets the requirements of 6 N.Y.C.R.R. Part 617;
(2)       Consistent with social, economic, and other essential considerations, from among the reasonable alternatives thereto, the action to be approved, is one which minimizes or avoids adverse environmental impacts to the maximum extent practicable; and
(3)      The adverse environmental impacts disclosed in the FEIS will be minimized or avoided to the maximum extent practicable by incorporating as conditions to the approval those mitigation measures that were identified as practicable.
      The Decision and the FEIS 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 200 of the City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application, and based on the environmental determination and consideration described in this report, C 110382 ZMK, incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision.
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. 12d, by changing from an M1-2 District to an M1-4 District property bounded by the easterly centerline prolongation of Sands Street, a line 400 feet easterly of Navy Street, a line 400 feet northerly of Nassau Street, a line 680 feet easterly of Navy Street, Nassau Street, and Navy Street, as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated June 20, 2011, Community District 2, Borough of Brooklyn.
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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 November 29, 2011, on file in this office.
                                                                              City Clerk, Clerk of The Council