File #: Res 1601-2017    Version: * Name: LU 651 - Zoning, 1350 BEDFORD AVENUE REZONING, Brooklyn (C170070ZMK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 7/20/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 170070 ZMK, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 651).
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Donovan J. Richards
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. May 24, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 2. Land Use Calendar - Week of May 29, 2017 - June 2, 2017, 3. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 05-30-2017, 4. Land Use Calendar - Week of June 19, 2017 - June 23, 2017, 5. City Planning Commission Modification Letter, 6. Committee Report, 7. July 20, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 8. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7-20-17, 9. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - July 20, 2017
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
7/20/2017*David G. Greenfield City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/21/2017*David G. Greenfield Committee on Land Use Approved by Committee with Modifications and Referred to CPC  Action details Meeting details Not available




Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 170070 ZMK, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 651).


By Council Members Greenfield and Richards


                     WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on May 19, 2017 its decision and report dated May 10, 2017 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by Bedford Arms, LLC, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section No. 17a, to change an existing R6A district to an R7D district, which in conjunction with the related actions would facilitate  the  development of a new nine-story residential building containing approximately 93 units of affordable housing in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, (ULURP No. C 170070 ZMK), Community District 8, Borough of Brooklyn (the "Application");


WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications N 170071 ZRK (L.U. No. 652), a zoning text amendment to designate a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing area; and 20175520 HAK (L.U. 690), a real property tax exemption pursuant to Article XI of the Private Housing Finance Law for property located Block 1205, p/o Lot 28 (Tentative Lot 127);


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 30, 2017;


WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use and other policy issues relating to the Decision and Application; and


WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues, including the negative declaration issued January 17, 2017 (CEQR No. 17DCP071K), which includes an (E) designation to avoid the potential for significant adverse impacts related to hazardous materials, air quality, and noise (E-412), (the “Negative Declaration”);




                     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 the Decision, incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision as follows:


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. 17a, changing from an R6A District to an R7D District property bounded by Pacific Street, Bedford Avenue, Dean Street, and a line perpendicular to the northeasterly street line of Dean Street distant 200 feet northwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northeasterly street line of Dean Street and the westerly street line of Bedford Avenue, as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated January 17, 2017, and subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-412, Community District 8,  Borough of Brooklyn.




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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 20, 2017, on file in this office.





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