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File #: Res 1170-2019    Version: * Name: LU 559 - Zoning, Northern Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (C 190124 ZMQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 11/14/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 190124 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 559).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Land Use Calendar - September 30, 2019 and October 4, 2019, 2. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 10-3-19, 3. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 10-3-19, 4. October 17, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Land Use Calendar - Week of November 4, 2019 - November 8, 2019, 6. Land Use Calendar - November 12, 2019, 7. REVISED - Land Use Calendar - November 12, 2019, 8. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 11-4-19, 9. City Planning Commission Approval Letter, 10. November 14, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 11. Committee Report, 12. Resolution, 13. Hearing Transcript - Land Use 11-12-19, 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-14-19, 15. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 14, 2019
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11/14/2019*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/12/2019*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. 1170

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 190124 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 559).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Moya

 

                     WHEREAS, 44-01 Northern Boulevard, LLC, filed an application pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section No. 9b, changing from an M1-1 District to an R6B District, changing from an M1-1 District to an R7X District, establishing within the proposed R6B District a C2-4 District, and establishing within the proposed R7X District a C2-4 District, which in conjunction with the related action would facilitate the construction of a 10-story mixed-use building at 44-01 Northern Boulevard in Astoria, Queens Community District 1 (ULURP No. C 190124 ZMQ) (the "Application");

 

WHEREAS the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on September 26, 2019, its decision dated September 25, 2019 (the "Decision") on the Application;

 

WHEREAS, the Application is related to application N 190125 ZRQ (Pre. L.U. No. 560), a zoning text amendment to designate a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) area;

 

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 October 3, 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 negative declaration issued May 20th, 2019 (CEQR No. 19DCP108Q) which include an (E) designation to avoid the potential for significant adverse impacts related to hazardous materials, air quality, and noise (the “E” Designation (E-537));

 

RESOLVED:

 

                     The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment as set forth in the (E) Designation (E-537) 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 190124 ZMQ, 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 further amended by changing the Zoning Map, Section No. 9b:

 

1.                     changing from an M1-1 District to an R6B District property bounded by 44th Street, a line 100 feet southwesterly of 34th Avenue, 45th Street, and a line 200 feet southwesterly of 34th Avenue;

 

2.                     changing from an M1-1 District to an R7X District property bounded by 44th Street, a line 200 feet southwesterly of 34th Avenue, 45th Street, and Northern Boulevard;

 

3.                     establishing within the proposed R6B District a C2-4 District bounded by a line 150 feet northerly of Northern Boulevard, 45th Street, and a line 200 feet southwesterly of 34th Avenue; and

 

4.                     establishing within the proposed R7X District a C2-4 District bounded by 44th Street, a line 150 feet northerly of Northern Boulevard, a line 200 feet southwesterly of 34th Avenue, 45th Street, and Northern Boulevard;

 

Borough of Queens, Community District 1, as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated May 20, 2019 and subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-537.

 

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 November 14, 2019, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council