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File #: Res 2017-2013    Version: * Name: LU 942 - Planning, Section No. 17d, changing an existing R6, R6/C2-3, and M1-1 district to R6, R7A/C2-4, and C4-4L, Brooklyn. (C 130374 ZMK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 10/30/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 130374 ZMK, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 942).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-30-13
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 2017
 
 
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 130374 ZMK, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 942).
 
 
By Council Members Comrie and Levin
 
      WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on September 13, 2013 its decision dated September 11, 2013 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the New York City 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, Section No. 17d, to change from existing R6, R6/C2-3, and M1-1 districts to R7A, R7A/C2-4 and C4-4L districts on ten block fronts along Livonia Avenue, which in conjunction with the other related actions, will facilitate the development of Livonia Commons, a mixed-use development to include affordable housing, commercial and community facility space in Community District 5, East New York, Brooklyn,  Community District 5 (ULURP No. C 130374 ZMK), Borough of Brooklyn (the "Application");
 
      WHEREAS, the application is related to Applications C 130375 HUK (L.U. No. 940), a third amendment to the East New York I Urban Renewal Plan for the East New York Urban Renewal Area; and C 130376 HAK (L.U. No. 941), designation of an Urban Development Action Area, project approval, and disposition of City-owned properties to a developer selected by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development;
 
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 October 2, 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 and the negative declaration (CEQR No. 13HPD074K) issued on June 14, 2013 (the "Negative Declaration");
 
RESOLVED:
 
      The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment as set forth in the Negative Declaration.
 
      Pursuant to Section 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 130374 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. 17d:
 
1.      eliminating from within an existing R6 District a C2-3 District bounded by:
 
a.      a line 150 feet northerly of Livonia Avenue, Williams Avenue, Livonia Avenue, Alabama Avenue, a line 100 feet southerly of Livonia Avenue, Williams Avenue, a line 150 feet southerly of Livonia Avenue, Snediker Avenue, Livonia Avenue, and a line midway between Snediker Avenue and Van Sinderen Avenue;
 
b.      Livonia Avenue, Sheffield Avenue, a line 100 feet southerly of Livonia Avenue, and Georgia Avenue; and
 
c.      a line 150 feet northerly of Livonia Avenue, a line midway between Pennsylvania Avenue- Granville Payne Avenue and Sheffield Avenue, Livonia Avenue, and Sheffield Avenue;
 
2.      changing from an R6 District to an R7A District property bounded by a line 100 feet northerly of Livonia Avenue, Williams Avenue, Livonia Avenue, Georgia Avenue, a line 100 feet northerly of Livonia Avenue, a line midway between Georgia Avenue and Sheffield Avenue, a line 140 feet northerly of Livonia Avenue, a line midway between Sheffield Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue- Granville Payne Avenue, Livonia Avenue, Sheffield Avenue, a line 100 feet southerly of Livonia Avenue, and Snediker Avenue;
 
3.      changing from an R6 District to a C4-4L District property bounded by a line 100 feet northerly of Livonia Avenue, Snediker Avenue, Livonia Avenue, and a line midway between Van Sinderen Avenue and Snediker Avenue;
 
4.      changing from an M1-1 District to a C4-4L District property bounded by a line 100 feet northerly of Livonia Avenue, a line midway between Van Sinderen Avenue and Snediker Avenue, Livonia Avenue, and Van Sinderen Avenue; and
 
5.      establishing within a proposed R7A District a C2-4 District bounded by a line 100 feet northerly of Livonia Avenue, Williams Avenue, Livonia Avenue, Georgia Avenue, a line 100 feet northerly of Livonia Avenue, a line midway between Sheffield Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue- Granville Payne Avenue, Livonia Avenue, Sheffield Avenue, a line 100 feet southerly of Livonia Avenue, and Snediker Avenue;
 
as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated June 17, 2013, Community District 5, Borough of Brooklyn.
 
Adopted.
 
       Office of the City Clerk, }
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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 October 30, 2013, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
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