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File #: Res 1712-2017    Version: * Name: LU 770 - Zoning, 661 8TH AVENUE SIGNAGE TEXT AMENDMENT, Manhattan (N 170433 ZRM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 10/31/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving with modifications the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. N 170433 ZRM, for an amendment of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, modifying signage regulations for zoning lots in the Eighth Avenue Corridor of the Theater Subdistrict in Article VIII, Chapter 1 (Special Midtown District), Community District 4, Borough of Manhattan (L.U. No. 770).
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Donovan J. Richards
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Land Use Calendar - Week of October 9, 2017 - October 13, 2017, 2. REVISED - Land Use Calendar - Week of October 9, 2017 - October 13, 2017, 3. October 17, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 10-10-17, 5. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 10-10-17, 6. Land Use Calendar - Week of October 23, 2017 - October 27, 2017, 7. REVISED - Land Use Calendar - Week of October 23, 2017 - October 27, 2017, 8. City Planning Commission Approval Letter, 9. October 31, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 10. Committee Report, 11. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-31-17, 12. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 31, 2017
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10/31/2017*David G. Greenfield City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/26/2017*David G. Greenfield Committee on Land Use Approved by Committee with Modifications and Referred to CPC  Action details Meeting details Not available

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1712

 

Resolution approving with modifications the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. N 170433 ZRM, for an amendment of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, modifying signage regulations for zoning lots in the Eighth Avenue Corridor of the Theater Subdistrict in Article VIII, Chapter 1 (Special Midtown District), Community District 4, Borough of Manhattan (L.U. No. 770).

 

By Council Members Greenfield and Richards

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on October 2, 2017 its decision dated September 19, 2017 (the "Decision"), pursuant to Section 201 of the New York City Charter, regarding an application submitted by 42nd and 8th Owner LLC, for an amendment of the text of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, modifying signage regulations for zoning lots in the Eighth Avenue Corridor of the Theater Subdistrict in Article VIII, Chapter 1 (Special Midtown District), (Application No. N 170433 ZRM), Community District 4, Borough of Manhattan (the "Application");

 

                          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 10, 2017;

 

                           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 issued June 19, 2017 (CEQR No. 17DCP189M), (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 the report, N 170433 ZRM, incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision with the following modifications:

 

 

Matter underlined is new, to be added;

Matter struck out is to be deleted;

Matter within # # is defined in Section 12-10;

Matter in double-strike out is old, deleted by the City Council;

Matter in double-underline is new, added by the City Council;

* * * indicates where unchanged text appears in the Zoning Resolution

 

 

ARTICLE VIII:

SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS

 

Chapter 1:

Special Midtown District

 

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81-70

SPECIAL REGULATIONS FOR THEATER SUBDISTRICT

 

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81-73

Special Sign and Frontage Regulations

 

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81-733

Special provisions for central refuse storage area

 

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81-734
Special signage regulations for portions of the west side of Eighth Avenue

For a #corner lot#, or portions thereof, bounded by two #wide streets# on the west side of Eighth Avenue within the Eighth Avenue Corridor of the Theater Subdistrict, the #sign# provisions for C6-7 Districts pursuant to Section 32-60 (SIGN REGULATIONS) shall apply only to such #corner lot# portion, with the following modifications:

(a)                     no #sign# shall function with sound; and

 

(b)                     #illuminated signs# may face both #wide streets#, or be parallel to the #street line# of one                      #wide street#.

 

 

81-74

Special Incentives and Controls in the Theater Subdistrict

 

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Adopted.

 

Office of the City Clerk, }

                           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 October 31, 2017, on file in this office.

 

 

 

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