File #: Res 1171-2019    Version: * Name: LU 560 - Zoning, Northern Boulevard Rezoning, Queens (N 190125 ZRQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 11/14/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving with modifications the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. N 190125 ZRQ, for an amendment of the text of the Zoning Resolution (Preconsidered L.U. No. 560).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Land Use Calendar - September 30, 2019 and October 4, 2019, 3. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 10-3-19, 4. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 10-3-19, 5. October 17, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Land Use Calendar - Week of November 4, 2019 - November 8, 2019, 7. Land Use Calendar - November 12, 2019, 8. REVISED - Land Use Calendar - November 12, 2019, 9. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 11-4-19, 10. Hearing Transcript - Land Use 11-12-19, 11. November 14, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 12. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-14-19, 13. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 14, 2019, 14. City Planning Commission Approval Letter, 15. Committee Report
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
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




Resolution approving with modifications the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. N 190125 ZRQ, for an amendment of the text of the Zoning Resolution (Preconsidered L.U. No. 560).


By Council Members Salamanca and Moya


                     WHEREAS, 44-01 Northern Boulevard, LLC, filed an application pursuant to Section 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the text of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, modifying Appendix F for the purpose of establishing a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing area utilizing Option 1 or 2, which in conjunction with the related action would facilitate the development of a mixed-use building at 44-01 Northern Boulevard in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens, Community District 1, (Application No. N 190125 ZRQ), (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 C 190124 ZMQ (Pre. L.U. No. 559), a zoning map amendment from M1-1 to R7X, R7X/C2-4, R6B, and R6B/C2-4;


                          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 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 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));




                     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, N 190125 ZRQ, incorporated by reference herein, and the record before the Council, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission with the following modifications:


Matter underlined is new, to be added;

Matter struck out is to be deleted;

Matter double struck out is old, deleted by the City Council;

Matter double-underlined is new, added by the City Council

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

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


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Inclusionary Housing Designated Areas and Mandatory Inclusionary Housing Areas


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Queens Community District 1


Map 7 - [date of adoption]




Mandatory Inclusionary Housing area (see Section 23-154(d)(3))

Area 7 ─ [date of adoption], MIH Program Option 1 and Option 2


Portion of Community District 1, Borough of Queens


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Office of the City Clerk, }

                           The City of New York,  } ss.:


                     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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