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File #: Res 1698-2013    Version: * Name: LU 772 - Zoning, South Street Seaport, Manhattan (C 130059 PPM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 3/20/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 130059 PPM, for the disposition of one city-owned property located at Pier 17, on the southerly side of South Street between Beekman Street and John Street (Block 73, p/o Lot 10, p/o Lot 8, and p/o Marginal Street, Wharf or Place), to the South Street Seaport Limited Partnership, and which is subject to a restriction to commercial and community facility uses permitted pursuant to zoning (C 130059 PPM), Borough of Manhattan (L.U. No. 772).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Mark S. Weprin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-20-13
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 1698
 
 
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 130059 PPM, for the disposition of one city-owned property located at Pier 17, on the southerly side of South Street between Beekman Street and John Street (Block 73, p/o Lot 10, p/o Lot 8, and p/o Marginal Street, Wharf or Place), to the South Street Seaport Limited Partnership, and which is subject to a restriction to commercial and community facility uses permitted pursuant to zoning (C 130059 PPM), Borough of Manhattan (L.U. No. 772).
 
 
By Council Members Comrie and Weprin
 
         WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on February 8, 2013 its decision dated February 6, 2013 (the "Decision") on the application submitted pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter by the New York City Department of Department of Small Business Services, for the disposition of one city-owned property located at Pier 17, on the southerly side of South Street between Beekman Street and John Street (Block 73, p/o Lot 10, p/o Lot 8, and p/o Marginal Street, Wharf or Place), to the South Street Seaport Limited Partnership, and which is subject to a restriction to commercial and community facility uses permitted pursuant to zoning (Application No. C 130059 PPM), Community District 1, Borough of Manhattan (the "Application");
 
WHEREAS, the Application is related to Applications C 130052 ZMM (L.U. No. 766), an amendment to the Zoning Map changing from a C2-8 District to a C4-6 District; N 130080 ZRM (L.U. No. 767), a Zoning Text Amendment relating to Section 91-60 (REGULATIONS FOR THE SOUTH STREET SEAPORT) to add a new section, 96-664, to change the allowable hours of operation for the proposed waterfront public access areas; C 130053 ZSM (L.U. No. 768), a Special permit pursuant to Section 74-743(a)(2) to modify the yard requirements of Section 62-322 (Rear yards and waterfront yards) within a Large-Scale General Development; C 130054 ZSM (L.U. No. 769), a Special Permit pursuant to Section 74-744(c) to modify the surface area and the height of signs requirements of Sections 32-64 and 32-65 within Large-Scale General Development; C 130055 ZSM (L.U. No. 770), a Special Permit pursuant to Section 62-834 to modify the use regulations of Section 62-241 (Uses on existing piers and platforms) and the height and setback and building length requirements of Section 62-342 (Developments on piers); N 130056 ZAM (L.U. No. 771), Authorization by the City Planning Commission, pursuant to Section 62-822 (a), to modify the minimum dimension requirements of 62-50 (GENEARL REQUIREMENTS FOR VISUAL CORRIDORS AND WATERFRONT PUBLIC ACCESS AREAS);
         
WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(3) of the New York City Charter;
 
         WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on March 14, 2013;
 
         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, the negative declaration (CEQR No. 12DME007M) issued on August 28, 2012 (the "Negative Declaration") and the CEQR Technical Memorandum dated March 19, 2013 (the "Technical Memorandum");
 
RESOLVED:
 
      The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment as set forth in the Negative Declaration and the Technical Memorandum.
           
      Pursuant to Section 197-d 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 130059 PPM and the Technical Memorandum, incorporated  by reference herein, 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 March 20, 2013, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council