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File #: Res 0488-2018    Version: * Name: LU 144 - Zoning, East 14th Street and Irving Place, Manhattan (C 180201 ZMM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 8/8/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 180201 ZMM, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 144).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Land Use Calendar - July 10, 2018, 2. Hearing Testimony - Zoning Tech Hub 7-10-18, 3. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 7-10-18, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-28-18, 5. Land Use Calendar - August 2, 2018, 6. Committee Report, 7. Resolution, 8. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-8-18, 9. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 8, 2018, 10. August 8, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 488

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 180201 ZMM, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 144).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Moya

 

                     WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on June 27, 2018 its decision dated June 27, 2018 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by Fourteenth at Irving, LLC, and the New York City Economic Development Corporation, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section No. 12c, by changing from a C6-1 District to a C6-4 District, changing from a C6-2A District to a C6-4 District and changing from a C6-3X District to a C6-4 District on Manhattan Block 559, Lots 16 and 55, which in conjunction with the related actions would facilitate the redevelopment of City-owned property with a 21-story, 209,246-square-foot technology-focused office and retail commercial building in the Union Square neighborhood of Manhattan, (ULURP No. C 180201 ZMM), Community District 3, Borough of Manhattan (the "Application");

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications N 180202 ZRM (L.U. No. 145), a zoning text amendment to designate a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) area and to modify bulk regulations and C 180203 ZSM (L.U. No. 146), a special permit to modify rear yard and height and setback requirements;

 

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 July 10, 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 (CEQR No. 17DME002M) issued on January 22, 2018 which included an (E) designation to avoid the potential for significant adverse impacts related to hazardous materials and air quality (E-457) (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 Section 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 180201 ZMM, 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. 12c:

 

1.                     changing from a C6-1 District to a C6-4 District property bounded by a line midway between East 14th Street and East 13th Street, the southerly centerline prolongation of Irving Place, East 13th Street, and a line 475 feet westerly of Third Avenue;

 

2.                     changing from a C6-2A District to a C6-4 District property bounded by a line midway between East 14th Street and East 13th Street, a line 325 feet westerly of Third Avenue, East 13th Street, and the southerly centerline prolongation of Irving Place; and

 

3.                     changing from a C6-3X District to a C6-4 District property bounded by East 14th Street, a line 325 feet westerly of Third Avenue, a line midway between East 14th Street and East 13th Street, and the southerly centerline prolongation of Irving Place;

 

as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated January 29, 2018, and subject to the conditions of the CEQR Declaration E-457, Community District 3, Borough of Manhattan.

 

Adopted.

 

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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 August 8, 2018, on file in this office.

 

 

 

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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council