File #: Res 1363-2012    Version: * Name: LU 609 - Amendment of Zoning Map, Bronx (C 120165 ZMX)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 5/31/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 120165 ZMX, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 609).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-31-12
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 120165 ZMX, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 609).
By Council Members Comrie and Levin
      WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on April 27, 2012 its decision dated April 25, 2012 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Map to change the existing R7-2 district to a proposed R8X district for Block 2582, Lot 65, which along with its related action, would facilitate the development of 428 dwelling units, 20,910 square feet of community facility space, 36,770 square feet of commercial space and 155 accessory parking spaces (ULURP No. C 120165 ZMX), Community District 1, Borough of the Bronx (the "Application");
      WHEREAS, the Application is related to Application C 120164 HAX (L.U. No. 608), an urban development action area project designation, disposition and project approval;
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 May 22, 2012;
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 Negative Declaration issued on January 17, 2012 (CEQR No. 09HPD028X);
      The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment.
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 120165 ZMX, 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. 6c, changing from an R7-2 District to an R8X District property bounded by East 149th Street, Prospect Avenue, Southern Boulevard, East 147th Street, and Union Avenue and its southerly centerline prolongation, as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated January 23, 2012, Community District 1, Borough of the Bronx.
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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 May 31, 2012, on file in this office.
                                                                              City Clerk, Clerk of The Council