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File #: Res 0808-2005    Version: * Name: LU 291 - ULURP, Clinton Green, Manhattan (C050052ZSM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 2/2/2005
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 050052 ZSM (L.U. No. 291), grant of a special permit pursuant to Section 74-681(a)(1) of the Zoning Resolution to permit portions of a railroad right-of-way which will be completely covered over by a permanent platform to be included in the lot area for the development of two mixed buildings, within a general large-scale development, Manhattan.
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Miguel Martinez
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2/2/05

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 808

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 050052 ZSM (L.U. No. 291), grant of a special permit pursuant to Section 74-681(a)(1) of the Zoning Resolution to permit portions of a railroad right-of-way which will be completely covered over by a permanent platform to be included in the lot area for the development of two mixed buildings, within a general large-scale development, Manhattan.

 

By Council Members Katz and Martinez

 

 

                          WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on January 4, 2005 its decision dated December 22, 2004 (the "Decision") on the application submitted by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development and the Dermot Company, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for the grant of a special permit pursuant to Section 74-681(a)(1) of the Zoning Resolution to permit portions of a railroad right-of-way which will be completely covered over by a permanent platform to be included in the lot area for the development of two mixed buildings (Block 1080/part of Lot 25, Block 1081/Lot 39 and part of Lot 29), within a general large-scale development, generally bounded by West 53rd Street, Tenth Avenue, West 51st Street and a line 275 feet westerly of Tenth Avenue, in a C6-3 District, within the Special Clinton District, in the Clinton Urban Renewal Area, Community District 4, Borough of Manhattan (ULURP No.  C 050052 ZSM) (the "Application");

 

WHEREAS, the Application is related to Applications Numbers C 050050 ZMM (L.U. No. 289), an amendment to the Zoning Map to rezone M1-5 and R8 portions of the project site to C6-3 to facilitate the construction of a mixed-use development; N 050051 ZRM (L.U. No. 290), an amendment to the text of the Zoning Resolution to allow for modification of open space requirements within general large-scale developments; C 050053 ZSM (L.U. No. 292), a special permit pursuant to Sections 74-743, 74-743(a)(1), 74-743(a)(2) and 96-40 to allow for the distribution of floor area across zoning lot lines and modification of height, setback, minimum distance between buildings, open space, and yard regulations in a proposed general large-scale development; C 050054 ZSM (L.U. No. 293), a special permit pursuant to Section 74-744(b) to allow for location of residential and commercial uses without regard to the requirements of Section 32-42; and C 050055 HAM (L.U. No. 294), an urban development action area project designation, project approval and disposition of city-owned property;

 

                          WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission has made the findings required pursuant to Section 74-681 of the Zoning Resolution;

 

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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 January 25, 2005 on the Decision and Application;

 

                           WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues and the Negative Declaration, issued on August 4, 2004 (CEQR No. 04HPD011M); 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.

 

 

Adopted.

 

 

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                           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 February 2, 2005, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

 

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