File #: Res 1212-2016    Version: * Name: LU 448 - Planning, LA CENTRAL, Bronx (C 160267 ZMX)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 9/14/2016
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 160267 ZMX, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 448).
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Inez E. Dickens
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. September 14, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 2. Committee Report, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-14-16, 4. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 14, 2016




Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 160267  ZMX, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 448).


By Council Members Greenfield and Dickens


                     WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on August16, 2016 its decision dated August 15, 2016 (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. 6a, changing from M1-1 and C4-4 Districts to a C6-2 District, which in conjunction with the other related actions would facilitate the development of five mixed-use buildings containing approximately 831 affordable dwelling units, 160 supportive housing units, commercial space and community facility space, in Bronx Community District 1, (ULURP No. C 160267 ZMX) Borough of the Bronx (the "Application");


WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications C 160268 HAX (L.U. No. 450), designation of property as an Urban Development Action Area and Urban Development Action Area Project; and pursuant to Section 197-c, disposition of such property to a developer selected by HPD; C 160270 ZSX (L.U. No. 451), a Special Permit, pursuant to ZR Section 74-743(a)(1), to permit distribution of required open space within the Large Scale General Development without regard to zoning lot lines and pursuant to ZR Section 74-743(a)(2) to permit location of buildings without regard for applicable yard, court, and height regulations; and C 160271 ZSX (L.U. No. 452), a Special Permit, pursuant to ZR Section 74-744(b), to permit residential and non-residential uses to be arranged on the second floor within building B without regard for the location regulations of ZR Section 32-42;


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 September 7, 2016;


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 July 29, 2016 (CEQR No. 15HPD041X);



Having considered the FEIS with respect to the Decision and 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 available, the action is one which avoids or minimizes  adverse environmental impacts to the maximum extent practicable; and


(3)                     The adverse environmental impacts identified in the FEIS will be minimized or avoided to the maximum extent practicable by the placement of (E) designations for Hazardous Materials, Air Quality, and Noise, as well as through the provisions of  Sections 81-624 and 81-691(a)(3) of the Zoning Resolution, which form part of the action; and


(4)                          The Decision together with the FEIS constitutes the written statement of facts, and of social, economic and other factors and standards, that form the basis of the decision, 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 160267 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. 6a:


1.                     changing from an M1-1 District to a C6-2 District property bounded by Bergen Avenue and its northeasterly centerline prolongation, Brook Avenue, the centerline of a Rail Road Right Of Way, and the northwesterly prolongation of the northerly street line of former 150th Street; and


2.                     changing from a C4-4 District to a C6-2 District property bounded by Bergen Avenue, the northwesterly prolongation of the northerly street line of former 150th Street, the centerline of a Rail Road Right Of Way, and a line 90 feet northeasterly of East 149th Street;



as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated April 11, 2016, Community District 1, Borough of the Bronx1.




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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 September 14, 2016, on file in this office





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