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File #: Res 0753-2004    Version: * Name: LU 340 - ULURP, Watchtower 85 Jay St., Brooklyn (C040216ZSK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 12/15/2004
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving with modifications the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 040216 ZSK (L.U. No. 340), for the grant of a special permit pursuant to Section 74-743(a)(2) of the Zoning Resolution to permit location of buildings without regard for the applicable height and setback, outer court and outer court recess regulations.
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Tony Avella
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Heairng Transcript - Stated Meeting 12/15/04

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 753

 

Resolution approving with modifications the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 040216 ZSK (L.U. No. 340), for the grant of a special permit pursuant to Section 74-743(a)(2) of the Zoning Resolution to permit location of buildings without regard for the applicable height and setback, outer court and outer court recess regulations.

 

By Council Members Katz and Avella

 

 

                     WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on November 16, 2004 its decision dated November 15, 2004 (the "Decision") on the application submitted by the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York, Inc., pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for the grant of a special permit pursuant to Section 74-743(a)(2) of the Zoning Resolution to permit location of buildings without regard for the applicable:

 

a)                     height and setback regulations as set forth in Section 123-662; and

 

b)                     outer court and outer court recess regulations as set forth in Sections 123-61, 43-51, 24-632 and 24-633;

 

to facilitate the construction of a community facility building within a general large-scale development on a zoning lot, bounded by Front Street, Bridge Street, York Street, and Jay Street (Block 54, Lot 1), in an M1-2/R8 District, within a Special Mixed Use District (MX-2), Community District 2, Borough of Brooklyn (ULURP No.  C 040216 ZSK) (the "Application");

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to ULURP Applications Numbers C 040215 ZMK (L.U. No. 339), an amendment to the Zoning Map; and C 040217 ZSK (L.U. No. 341), a special permit pursuant to Section 74-512 of the Zoning Resolution;

 

                          WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission has made the findings required pursuant to Section 74-743 of the Zoning Resolution;

 

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 November 30, 2004 on the Decision and Application;

 

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                     WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues and the Negative Declaration, issued on June 7, 2004, which in conjunction with the revised ULURP Application submitted on November 9, 2004, a Technical Memorandum was submitted and a Revised Negative Declaration was issued on November 15, 2004 (CEQR No. 04DCP018K); and

 

                     WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use implications and other policy issues relating to the Decision and Application;

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

RESOLVED:

 

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

 

                           Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 200 of the New York City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application, the Council approves the Decision with the following modifications:

 

Drawing No.                     Title                                                                                                         Last Date Revised

                     Z-6                                          Zoning Analysis                                                                                    November 30, 2004

                     Z-8                                          Envelope Control Elevation Diagrams - I                                          November 30, 2004

                     Z-9                                          Envelope Control Elevation Diagrams - II                                          November 30, 2004

                     Z-10                                          Elevation Control Plan Diagram at Roof                                          November 30, 2004

                     Z-15                                          Encroachment Diagram - Long Sections                                          November 30, 2004

                     Z-16                                          Encroachment Diagrams - Cross Sections - I                                          November 30, 2004

                     Z-17                                          Encroachment Diagrams - Cross Sections - II                                           November 30, 2004

                     

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 December 15, 2004, on file in this office.

 

     

 

                                                            

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                                                                                      City Clerk, Clerk of The Council