File #: Res 0266-2018    Version: * Name: LU 28 - Zoning, 35-10 Astoria Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (C 170299 ZMQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 3/22/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 170299 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 28).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 266, 2. February 15, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 3. Land Use Calendar - Week of February 26, 2018 - March 2, 2018, 4. REVISED - Land Use Calendar - Week of February 26, 2018 - March 2, 2018, 5. Land Use Calendar - February 27, 2018, 6. March 22, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-22-18, 8. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - March 22, 2018, 9. City Planning Commission Approval Letter, 10. Committee Report
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
3/22/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/2018*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. 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 170299 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 28).


By Council Members Salamanca and Moya


WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on February 12, 2018 its decision dated February 12, 2018 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by Astoria Boulevard LLC, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section No. 9a, changing an R6B district to a C4-3 district, which in conjunction with the related action  would facilitate the development of a new seven-story, mixed-use residential and commercial building with approximately 35 dwelling units in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens Community District 1, (ULURP No. C 170299 ZMQ), Community District 1, Borough of Queens (the "Application");


                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to application N 170300 ZRQ (L.U. No. 29), a zoning text amendment to designate an Mandatory Inclusionary Housing area;


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 February 26, 2018;


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 September 5, 2017 (CEQR No. 17DCP175Q), which includes (E) designations to avoid the potential for significant adverse impacts related to air quality and noise (E-446) (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 report, C 170299 ZMQ, 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 modified, is hereby amended by changing the Zoning Map, Section No. 9a, from an R6B District to a C4-3 District property bounded by Astoria Boulevard (southerly portion), 36th Street, a line 100 feet southwesterly of Astoria Boulevard (southerly portion), and 35th Street, as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated September 5, 2017, and subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-446.





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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 March 22, 2018, on file in this office.





City Clerk, Clerk of The Council