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File #: Res 0366-2014    Version: * Name: LU 98 - Zoning, Establishing the Special Long Island City District on Block 61, Lots 50, 55 and p/o 5, and Block 72, Lot p/o 1, Queens (20140275 ZMQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 7/24/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 140275 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 98).
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Mark S. Weprin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7-24-14, 3. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - July 24, 2014
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 366
 
 
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 140275 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 98).
 
 
By Council Members Greenfield and Weprin
 
      WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on June 13, 2014 its decision dated June 11, 2014 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by Hunters Point 49 LLC, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section No. 9b, changing from M1-4 to M1-5/R7X and to establish the LIC District on Block 61, Lot 50 and portions of Lots 5 and 55 and Block 72, a portion of Lot 1, which in conjunction with the related action, would facilitate the construction of a multi-use building with 140 residential units, ground-floor commercial use, and a 100-space accessory off-street parking garage at 11-55 49th Avenue  (Block 61, Lot 55) within the Hunters Point area of Queens, (ULURP No. C 140275 ZMQ), Community District 2, Borough of Queens (the "Application");
 
WHEREAS, the Application is related to application N 140274 ZRQ (L.U. No. 99), a zoning text amendment to enlarge the Special Long Island City Mixed Use District, extend the boundary of the  Hunters Point Subdistrict and to allow unenclosed sidewalk cafes along both sides of 49th Avenue between 11th Street and 21st Street;
 
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 July 21, 2014;
 
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 including the negative declaration (CEQR No. 14DCP066Q) dated February 18, 2014, which is subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-335 for air quality impacts (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 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 140275 ZMQ, 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. 9b:
 
1.      changing from an M1-4 District to an M1-5/R7X District property bounded by the northerly centerline prolongation of 11th Place, a northerly and northwesterly boundary line of the Long Island Rail Road Right-Of-Way, and its northeasterly prolongation, 21st Street, and 49th Avenue; and
 
2.      establishing a Special Long Island City Mixed Use District (LIC) bounded by the northerly centerline prolongation of 11th Place, a northerly and northwesterly boundary line of the Long Island Rail Road Right-Of-Way, and its northeasterly prolongation, 21st Street, and 49th Avenue;
 
as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated February 18, 2014, and subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-335, Community District 2, Borough of Queens.
 
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 July 24, 2014, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
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