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File #: Res 0986-2019    Version: * Name: LU 420 - Zoning, Special Bay Street Corridor District, Staten Island (C 190113 ZMR)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 6/26/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 190113 ZMR, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 420).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Land Use Calendar - Week of May 13, 2019 - May 17, 2019, 2. REVISED - Land Use Calendar - Week of May 13, 2019 - May 17, 2019, 3. Land Use Calendar - Week of June 3, 2019 - June 7, 2019, 4. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 5-14-19, 5. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 5-14-19, 6. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 6-6-19, 7. Hearing Transcript - Land Use 6-11-19, 8. City Planning Commission Approval Letter, 9. June 26, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 10. Committee Report, 11. Resolution, 12. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-26-19, 13. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 26, 2019
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6/26/2019*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/11/2019*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. 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. 986

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 190113 ZMR, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 420).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Moya

WHEREAS, New York City Department of City Planning, filed an application pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section Nos. 21c and 21d, eliminating from within an existing R3-2 district a C2-2 district, eliminating from within an existing R4 district a C2-2 district, changing from an R3X district to an R6 district, changing from an M1-1 district to an R6 district, changing from an R3-2 district to an R6B district, changing from an R3X district to an R6B district, changing from an R4 district to an R6B district, changing from an M1-1 district to an R6B district, establishing within a proposed R6 district a C2-3 district, establishing within a proposed R6B district a C2-3 district, establishing within a proposed R6 district a C2-4 district, and establishing a Special Bay Street Corridor District (SBSCD), which in conjunction with related actions, to facilitate land use actions associated with the Bay Street Corridor Neighborhood Plan (the “plan”), a comprehensive planning effort to foster a vibrant, mixed-use corridor with opportunities for affordable housing that connects the surrounding communities of St. George, Tompkinsville and Stapleton along a 20-block non-contiguous stretch of Bay Street in Community District 1, Staten Island (ULURP No. C 190113 ZMR) (the “Application”);

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on April 22, 2019, its decision dated April 22, 2019 (the “Decision”) on the Application;

WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications N 190114(A) ZRR (Pre. L.U. No. 421), a zoning text amendment; C 190115 PPR (Pre. L.U. No. 422), a disposition of City-owned property; and C 190179(A) HAR (Pre. L.U. No. 423), an Urban Development Action Area (UDAA) and Urban Development Action Area Project (UDAAP) designation and project approval and disposition of City-owned property;

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

WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on May 14, 2019;

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 Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for which a Notice of Completion was issued on April 11, 2019 (CEQR No. 16DCP156R) which concluded the proposed actions and A-Text Alternative as analyzed in the FEIS identified significant adverse impacts related to community facilities, open space, historic and cultural resources, transportation and construction including an (E) designations to avoid the potential for significant adverse impacts related to hazardous materials, air quality, and noise (the “E” Designation (E-429).

RESOLVED:

Having considered the FEIS, with respect to the Decision and Application, the Council finds that:

(1)                     The FEIS meets the requirements of 6 N.Y.C.R.R. Part 617;

(2)                     Consistent with social, economic and other essential considerations, from among the reasonable alternatives thereto, the action is one which minimizes or avoids adverse environmental impacts to the maximum extent practicable;

(3)                     The adverse environmental impacts disclosed in the FEIS will be minimized or avoided to the maximum extent practicable by incorporating, as conditions to the approval, those project components related to environmental and mitigation measures that were identified as practicable; and

(4)                     The Decision, together with the FEIS constitute the written statement of facts, and of social, economic and other factors and standards that form the basis of this determination, pursuant to 6 N.Y.C.R.R. §617.11(d).

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 190113 ZMR, incorporated by reference herein, and the record before the Council, 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 hereby amended by changing the Zoning Map, Section Nos. 21c and 21d:

1.                     eliminating from within an existing R3-2 District a C2-2 District bounded by a line 150 feet northwesterly of Canal Street, a line 700 feet southwesterly of Wright Street, a line 125 feet northwesterly of Canal Street, a line 200 feet southwesterly of Wright Street, Canal Street, Broad Street, and Cedar Street;

2.                     eliminating from within an existing R4 District a C2-2 District bounded by Canal Street, Wright Street, and Broad Street; 

3.                     changing from an R3X District to an R6 District property bounded by a line 130 feet northwesterly of Bay Street, a line 105 feet northeasterly of Baltic Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of Bay Street, and Baltic Street;

4.                     changing from an M1-1 District to an R6 District property bounded by Bay Street (easterly portion), the southerly street line of Victory Boulevard, the easterly boundary line of the Staten Island Rapid Transit (SIRT) Right-of-Way, Sands Street, Bay Street, Sands Street, a line 100 feet westerly of Bay Street, Congress Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Van Duzer Street, Baltic Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of Bay Street, Clinton Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Van Duzer Street, St. Julian Place, Van Duzer Street extension, Swan Street, a line 100 feet northeasterly of Van Duzer Street, Hannah Street, a line midway between Van Duzer Street and Bay Street, and the southwesterly centerline prolongation of Minthorne Street;

5.                     changing from an R3-2 District to an R6B District property bounded by a line 150 feet northwesterly of Canal Street, a line 700 feet southwesterly of Wright Street, a line 125 feet northwesterly of Canal Street, a line 200 feet southwesterly of Wright Street, Canal Street, Broad Street, and Cedar Street;

6.                     changing from an R3X District to an R6B District property bounded by Van Duzer Street, Baltic Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Van Duzer Street, and a line 100 feet northeasterly of Congress Street;

7.                     changing from an R4 District to an R6B District property bounded by Canal Street, Wright Street, and Broad Street;

8.                     changing from an M1-1 District to an R6B District property bounded by Van Duzer Street, a line 150 feet northwesterly of Hannah Street, a line midway between Van Duzer Street and Bay Street, Hannah Street, a line 100 feet northeasterly of Van Duzer Street, Swan Street, Van Duzer Street Extension, St. Julian Place, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Van Duzer Sreet, and Grant Street;

9.                     establishing within a proposed R6 District a C2-3 District bounded by a line midway between Van Duzer Street and Bay Street, the southwesterly centerline prolongation Minthorne Street, Bay Street, the easterly centerline prolongation Swan Street, the easterly boundary line of the Staten Island Rapid Transit (SIRT) Right-of-Way, Sands Street, Bay Street, Sands Street, a line 100 feet easterly of Bay Street, Congress Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Van Duzer Street, Baltic Street, a line 130 feet northwesterly of Bay Street, a line 105 feet northeasterly of Baltic Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of Bay Street, Clinton Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Van Duzer Street, St. Julian Place, Van Duzer Street Extension, Swan Street, a line 100 feet northeasterly of Van Duzer Street, and Hannah Street;

10.                     establishing within a proposed R6B District a C2-3 District bounded by:

a.                     Van Duzer Street, a line 150 feet northwesterly of Hannah Street, a line midway between Van Duzer Street and Bay Street, Hannah Street, a line 100 feet northeasterly of Van Duzer Street, Swan Street, Van Duzer Street Extension, St. Julian Place, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Van Duzer Street, and Grant Street; and

b.                     a line 150 feet northwesterly of Canal Street, a line 700 feet southwesterly of Wright Street, a line 125 feet northwesterly of Canal Street, a line 200 feet southwesterly of Wright Street, Canal Street, Wright Street, Broad Street, and Cedar Street;

11.                     establishing within a proposed R6 District a C2-4 District bounded by Bay Street (easterly portion), the southerly street line of Victory Boulevard, the easterly boundary line of the Staten Island Rapid Transit (SIRT) Right-of-Way, the easterly centerline prolongation of Swan Street, and Bay Street; and

12.                     establishing a Special Bay Street Corridor District (BSC) bounded by Bay Street (easterly portion), the southerly street line of Victory Boulevard, the easterly boundary line of the Staten Island Rapid Transit (SIRT) Right-of-Way, Sands Street, Bay Street, Sands Street, a line 100 feet westerly of Bay Street, Congress Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Van Duzer Street, a line 100 feet northeasterly of Congress Street, Van Duzer Street, Baltic Street, a line 130 feet northwesterly of Bay Street, a line 105 feet northeasterly of Baltic Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of Bay Street, Clinton Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Van Duzer Street, Grant Street, Van Duzer Street, a line 150 feet northwesterly of Hannah Street, a line midway between Van Duzer Street and Bay Street, and the southwesterly centerline prolongation of Minthorne Street;

 

as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated November 13, 2018 and subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-429, Community District 1, Borough of Staten Island.

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 June 26, 2019, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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