File #: Res 0838-2019    Version: * Name: LU 371 - Zoning, 103 North 13th Street Special Permit, Brooklyn (C 190084 ZSK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 4/9/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 190084 ZSK, for the grant of a special permit (L.U. No. 371).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. March 13, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Land Use Calendar - Week of March 18, 2019 - March 22, 2019, 4. Land Use Calendar - Week of April 1, 2019 - April 5, 2019, 5. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 3-19-19, 6. Land Use Calendar and Agenda for April 3, 2019, 7. April 9, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 8. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-9-19, 9. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 9, 2019, 10. Committee Report




Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 190084 ZSK, for the grant of a special permit (L.U. No. 371).


By Council Members Salamanca and Moya


                     WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on March 8, 2019 its decision dated February 27, 2019 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by North 13 Holdings, LLC, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for the grant of a special permit pursuant to Section 74-962 of the Zoning Resolution to increase the maximum permitted floor area ratio of Section 43-12 (Maximum Floor Area Ratio) in connection with a proposed seven-story commercial building within an Industrial Business Incentive Area, on property located at 103 North 13th Street (Block 2279, Lot 34), in an M1-2 District, which in conjunction with the related actions would facilitate the construction of a new seven-story, 110-foot-high, 59,986-square-foot mixed-use development at 103 North 13th Street in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn Community District 1, (ULURP No. C 190084 ZSK) (the “Application”);


                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications N 190083 ZRK (L.U. No. 370), a zoning text amendment to ZR Section 74-96 to add an Industrial Business Incentive Area (IBIA) and

C 190085 ZSK (L.U. No. 372), a special permit pursuant to ZR Section 74-963 to modify the off-street parking requirements of Section 44-20 and the loading berth requirements of Section 44-50.


WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(3) of the City Charter;


                                               WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission has made the findings required pursuant to Section 74-962 of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York;


WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on March 19, 2019;


WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use and environmental 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 October 15th, 2018 (CEQR No. 18DCP182K), which included (E) designations to avoid the potential for significant adverse impacts related to air quality or noise (E-507) (the “Negative Declaration”).




                     The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the

environment as set forth in the (E) Designation (E-507) and 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, C 190084 ZSK, incorporated by reference herein, and the record before the Council, the Council  approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission.


1.                     The properties that are the subject of this and the related applications (C 190084 ZSK and C 190085 ZSK) shall be developed in size and arrangement substantially in accordance with the dimensions, specifications, and zoning computations indicated on the following plans, prepared by Aldo Liberis, filed with this application and incorporated in this resolution:


Dwg. No.                     Title                                                                                                                              Last Date Revised

A-03                                          Zoning Analysis                                                                                    10/10/2018

A-04                                          Zoning Site Plan                                                                                    10/10/2018

A-05                                          Ground Floor Plan                                                                                    10/10/2018

A-06                                          Cellar Floor Plan                                                                                    10/10/2018

A-07                                          Level 2 & 3 Floor Plans                                                               10/10/2018

A-08                                          Level 4 & 5 Floor Plans                                                               10/10/2018

A-09                                          Level 6 & 7 Floor Plans                                                               10/10/2018

A-10                                          Zoning Sections                                                                                    10/10/2018

A-11                                          Zoning Elevation                                                                                    10/10/2018

A-12                                          Detail Elevations                                                                                    10/10/2018


2.                     Such development shall conform to all applicable provisions of the Zoning Resolution, except for the modifications specifically granted in this resolution and shown on the plans listed above which have been filed with this application.


3.                     Such development shall conform to all applicable laws and regulations relating to its construction and maintenance.



4.                     All leases, subleases, or other agreements for use or occupancy of space at the subject property shall give actual notice of this special permit to the lessee, sub-lessee or occupant.


5.                     Upon the failure of any party having any right, title or interest in the property that is the subject of this application, or the failure of any heir, successor, assign or legal representative of such party to observe any of the restrictions, agreements, terms or conditions of this resolution whose provisions shall constitute conditions of the special permit hereby granted, the City Planning Commission may, without the consent of any other party, revoke any portion of or all of said special permit. Such power of revocation shall be in addition to and not limited to any other powers of the City Planning Commission or of any agency of government, or any private person or entity. Any such failure as stated above, or any alteration in the development that is the subject of this application that departs from any of the conditions listed above, is grounds for the City Planning Commission to disapprove any application for modification, cancellation or amendment of the special permit.


6.                     Neither the City of New York nor its employees or agents shall have any liability for money damages by reason of the city's or such employee's or agent's failure to act in accordance with the provisions of this special permit.




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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 April 9, 2019, on file in this office.





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