File #: Res 1085-2019    Version: * Name: LU 509 - Zoning, Kew Gardens Hills Rezoning, Queens (N 190301 ZRQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 9/25/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. N 190301 ZRQ, for an amendment of the text of the Zoning Resolution (L.U. No. 509).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. August 14, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Land Use Calendar - Week of September 2, 2019 - September 6, 2019, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-14-19, 5. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 9-4-19, 6. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 9-4-19, 7. Land Use Calendar - Week of September 16, 2019 - September 20, 2019, 8. Land Use Calendar - September 23, 2019 and September 26, 2019, 9. September 25, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 10. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-25-19, 11. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 25, 2019, 12. Committee Report




Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. N 190301 ZRQ, for an amendment of the text of the Zoning Resolution (L.U. No. 509).


By Council Members Salamanca and Moya


WHEREAS, Queens Community Board 8, pursuant to Section 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of Article II, Chapter 1 (Statement of Legislative Intent) of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, permitting the R2X Residence District to be mapped, which in conjunction with the related action would allow the enlargement of single-family, detached homes within the southwest portion of the Kew Gardens Hills neighborhood of Queens, Community District 8 (Application No. N 190301 ZRQ) (the "Application");


WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on August 14, 2019 its decision dated July 31, 2019 (the "Decision"), on the Application;


WHEREAS, the Application is related to application C 190299 ZMQ (L.U. No. 508), a zoning map amendment to change R2 zoning districts to R2X districts;


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 September 4, 2019;


WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use 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 on April 22, 2019 (CEQR No. 19DCP089Q) (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 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, N 190301 ZRQ, incorporated by reference herein, and the record before the Council, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission.


Matter underlined is new, to be added;

Matter struck out is to be deleted;

Matter within # # is defined in Section 12-10;

*** indicates where unchanged text appears in the Zoning Resolution.


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Chapter 1: Statement of Legislative Intent


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R2X-Single-Family Detached Residence District


This district is designed to provide for large single-family detached dwellings on narrow zoning lots. This district also includes community facilities and open uses that serve the residents of the district or benefit from a residential environment.


This district may be mapped only within the Special Ocean Parkway District and, as well as Community Districts 8 and 14 in the Borough of Queens.


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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 September 25, 2019, on file in this office.




City Clerk, Clerk of The Council