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File #: Int 1691-2019    Version: * Name: Assigning a unique identifying number to each zoning lot in the city.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 9/12/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to assigning a unique identifying number to each zoning lot in the city
Sponsors: Fernando Cabrera , Keith Powers , Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require the director of the New York City Department of City Planning to assign a unique identifying number to each zoning lot in the City and subsequently amend each such zoning lot number to reflect any changes to each zoning lot, such as a subdivision or zoning lot merger.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1691, 2. Int. No. 1691, 3. September 12, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-12-19, 5. Land Use Calendar - September 23, 2019 and September 26, 2019, 6. Committee Report 9/26/19, 7. Hearing Testimony 9/26/19, 8. Hearing Transcript 9/26/19, 9. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 12, 2019
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
9/26/2019*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Governmental Operations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/2019*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Land Use Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/2019*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Governmental Operations Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/2019*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Land Use Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/2019*Fernando Cabrera City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/2019*Fernando Cabrera City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1691

 

By Council Members Cabrera, Powers and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to assigning a unique identifying number to each zoning lot in the city

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision b of section 191 of the New York city charter, as amended by local law number 101 for the year 2017, is amended to read as follows:

b. The director of city planning shall:

1. Advise and assist the mayor, the borough presidents and the council in regard to the physical planning and public improvement aspects of all matters related to the development of the city.

2. Provide staff assistance to the city planning commission in all matters under its jurisdiction.

3. Be the custodian of the city map and record thereon all changes legally authorized.

4. Conduct continuous studies and collect statistical and other data to serve as the basis for planning recommendations.

5. Provide community boards with such staff assistance and other professional and technical assistance as may be necessary to permit such boards to perform their planning duties and responsibilities under this chapter.

6. Assist the mayor in the preparation of strategic plans, including the preparation of the report provided for in section sixteen concerning the social, economic and environmental health of the city, the strategic policy statement provided for in section seventeen and the ten-year capital strategy provided for in section two hundred fifteen.

7. Appoint a deputy executive director for strategic planning.

8. Make a complete transcript of the public meetings and hearings of the commission available for public inspection free of charge within sixty days after any such meeting or hearing. The director shall also provide a copy of any requested pages of such transcript at a reasonable fee to cover the costs of copying and, where relevant, mailing.

9. Indicate on the department’s website the name and contact information of an employee who acts as a coordinator with the board of standards and appeals.

10. Provide on the department’s website, a record of each application for a variance or special permit to the board of standards and appeals where the department or the city planning commission has submitted testimony and a copy of such testimony in a searchable format.

11. Assign a unique identifying number to each zoning lot, as defined in section 12-10 of the New York city zoning resolution, in the city, and subsequently amend each such unique identifying zoning lot number to reflect any changes to the metes and bounds of any zoning lot, including, but not limited to the subdivision of any zoning lot, the transfer of development rights from one zoning lot to another zoning lot and the aggregation of two or more zoning lots declared to be a tract of land to be treated as one zoning lot pursuant to paragraph (d) of the definition of “zoning lot” in section 12-10 of the New York city zoning resolution.

12. Perform such other functions as are assigned to him or her by the mayor or other provisions of law.

§ 2.  This local law takes effect immediately.

DFC

LS # 11420

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