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File #: Res 0647-2004    Version: * Name: LU 279 - Zoning Reso., Sign Projection Text Amendment, Manhattan (N040467ZRM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 10/13/2004
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. N 040467 ZRM, an amendment to Section 42-541 of the Zoning Resolution relating to Article IV, Chapter 2, concerning sign regulations for theaters, Manhattan (L.U. No. 279).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Tony Avella
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10/13/04

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 647

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. N 040467 ZRM, an amendment to Section 42-541 of the Zoning Resolution relating to Article IV, Chapter 2, concerning sign regulations for theaters, Manhattan (L.U. No. 279).

 

By Council Members Katz and Avella

 

 

                           WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on September 15, 2004 its decision dated September 8, 2004 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the West 37th Group LLC, pursuant to Section 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment to the text of the Zoning Resolution (Application No. N 040467 ZRM) (the "Application");

 

                           WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(1) of the City Charter;

 

                           WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on October 5, 2004;

 

                           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 and the Negative Declaration, issued on May 24, 2004 (CEQR No. 04DCP055N);

 

RESOLVED:

 

                           The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant effect on the environment;

 

                           Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 200 of the City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application the Council approves the Decision; and

 

 

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                           The Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, effective as of December 15, 1961, and as subsequently amended, is further amended as follows:

 

Matter in Underline is new, to be added;

Matter in Strikeout is old, to be deleted;

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

* * * indicate where unchanged text appears in the Zoning Resolution

 

 

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42-541

Permitted projection

 

M1 M2 M3

In all districts, as indicated, except as otherwise provided in Section 42-542 (Additional regulations for projecting signs), no permitted #sign# shall project across a #street line# more than 18 inches for double- or multi-faceted #signs# or 12 inches for all other #signs#, except as provided below:

 

(a) In M1-5A, M1-5B, M1-5M and M1-6M Districts and in #Manufacturing Districts# mapped within the #Special Tribeca Mixed Use District#, for each establishment located on the ground floor,

#non-illuminated signs# other than #advertising signs# may project no more than 40 inches across a

#street line#, provided that along each #street# on which such establishment fronts, the number of such #signs# for each establishment shall not exceed two two-sided #signs# separated at least 25 feet apart, and further provided that any such #sign# shall not exceed a #surface area# of 24 by 36 inches and shall not be located above the level of the first #story# ceiling.

 

(b) For #zoning lots# occupied by more than two theaters designed, arranged and used for live performance of drama, music or dance and located within the area bounded by West 34th Street, Eighth Avenue, West 42nd Street, and Tenth Avenue, permitted #signs# may project across a #street

line# no more than four feet six inches, provided the height of any such #signs# shall not exceed 55 feet above #curb level#.

 

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Adopted.

 

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 October 13, 2004, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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