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File #: Res 1765-2017    Version: * Name: LU 785 - Zoning, Special Harlem River Waterfront District Expansion, Bronx (C 170413 ZMX)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 12/11/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 170413 ZMX, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 785).
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Donovan J. Richards
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. October 17, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 2. Land Use Calendar - Week of October 23, 2017 - October 27, 2017, 3. REVISED - Land Use Calendar - Week of October 23, 2017 - October 27, 2017, 4. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 10-24-17, 5. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 10-24-17, 6. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-17-17, 7. Land Use Calendar - Week of November 13, 2017 - November 17, 2017, 8. Land Use Calendar - Week of November 20, 2017 - November 24, 2017, 9. Additional Meeting of the Subcommittee on Zoning & Franchises, 10. REVISED - Land Use Calendar - Week of November 20, 2017 - November 24, 2017, 11. Land Use Calendar - November 21, 2017, 12. December 11, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 13. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-11-17, 14. Committee Report, 15. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 11, 2017

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1765

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 170413 ZMX, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 785).

 

By Council Members Greenfield and Richards

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on October 6, 2017 its decision dated October 4, 2017 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the New York City Department of City Planning, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section No. 6a, which in conjunction with the related action would extend the Special Harlem River Waterfront District to the blocks bounded by Park Avenue, East 135th Street (Exterior Street), Third Avenue Bridge and the Harlem River, and the block bounded by Third Avenue Bridge, Bruckner Boulevard, and Lincoln Avenue (ULURP No. C 170413 ZMX), Community District 1, Borough of the Bronx (the "Application");

 

WHEREAS, the Application is related to application N 170414 ZRX (L.U. No. 786), amendment to the text of the Zoning Resolution to modify the existing Special Harlem River Waterfront District;

 

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 24, 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 revised negative declaration issued October 2, 2017 (CEQR No. 17DCP188X), (the “Revised Negative Declaration”);

 

RESOLVED:

 

                     The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment as set forth in the Revised 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 report, C 170413 ZMX, incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission.

                     

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.                     eliminating a Special Mixed Use District (MX-1) from property bounded by Park Avenue and its southwesterly centerline prolongation, East 135th Street (southwesterly portion), the southwesterly centerline prolongation of Rider Avenue, Major Deegan Expressway, Third Avenue, Bruckner Boulevard, Lincoln Avenue and its southwesterly centerline prolongation, and the U.S. Pierhead and Bulkhead line; and

 

2.                           establishing a Special Harlem River Waterfront District (HRW) bounded by Park Avenue and its southwesterly centerline prolongation, East 135th Street (southwesterly portion), the southwesterly centerline prolongation of Rider Avenue, Major Deegan Expressway, Third Avenue, Bruckner Boulevard, Lincoln Avenue and its southwesterly centerline prolongation, and the U.S. Pierhead and Bulkhead line;

 

as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated June 5, 2017, Community District 1, Borough of the Bronx.

 

Adopted.

 

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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 December 11, 2017, on file in this office.

 

 

 

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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council