File #: Res 1189-2019    Version: * Name: LU 574 - Zoning, 515 Blake Ave, Brooklyn (N 190411 ZRK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 12/10/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. N 190411 ZRK, for an amendment of the text of the Zoning Resolution (L.U. No. 574).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 1189, 2. October 30, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Land Use Calendar - Week of November 4, 2019 - November 8, 2019, 4. Hearing Transcript - Zoning 11-4-19, 5. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 11-4-19, 6. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-30-19, 7. Land Use Calendar - December 3, 2019, 8. December 10, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-10-19, 10. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 10, 2019, 11. Committee Report




Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. N 190411 ZRK, for an amendment of the text of the Zoning Resolution (L.U. No. 574).


By Council Members Salamanca and Moya


                     WHEREAS, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, 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 Housing Inclusionary area utilizing Option 1, which in conjunction with the related actions would facilitate the redevelopment of an existing 192-unit family homeless shelter located at 515 Blake Avenue  (Block 3766, Lot 1), with four new buildings providing 324 affordable units, a new homeless family shelter with approximately 195 units, and commercial and community facility spaces, Borough of Brooklyn, Community District 5 (Application No. N 190411 ZRK) (the “Application”);


WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on October 25, 2019, its decision dated October 16, 2019 (the “Decision”), on the Application;


                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications C 190409 HAK (L.U. No. 572), UDAAP designation, project approval, and disposition of City-owned property to dispose of the subject property; C 190410 ZMK (L.U. No. 573), a zoning map amendment to change a C4-3 district, an R6 district and an R6/C2-3 district to an R6A district, an R7D/C1-4 district and an R7D/C2-4 district on the entirety of Block 3766; and C 190421 ZSK (L.U. No. 575), a Large-Scale General Development (LSGD) special permit pursuant to ZR Section 74-743 to modify bulk regulations pursuant to ZR Section 77-22 to redistribute floor area across the development site;


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 November 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 May 16, 2019 (CEQR No. 19HPD058K) (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 190411 ZRK, 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; and

*  *  * 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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Brooklyn Community District 5


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Map 3 - [date of adoption]












Portion of Community District 5, Brooklyn


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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 December 10, 2019, on file in this office.





City Clerk, Clerk of The Council