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File #: Res 1058-2005    Version: * Name: LU 501 - ULURP, West Chelsea High Line, Manhattan (050162(A)ZMM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 6/23/2005
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 050162 (A) ZMM, a Zoning Map change (L.U. No. 501).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Tony Avella
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6/23/05
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
6/23/2005*Melinda R. Katz City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/20/2005*Melinda R. Katz Committee on Land Use Approved by Committee with Modifications and Referred to CPC  Action details Meeting details Not available

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1058

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 050162 (A) ZMM, a Zoning Map change (L.U. No. 501).

 

By Council Members Katz and Avella

 

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on May 31, 2005 its decision dated May 25, 2005 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the Department of City Planning, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment to the Zoning Map (ULURP No. C 050162 (A) ZMM) (the "Application");

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to Applications Numbers N 050161 (A) ZRM (L.U. No. 502), amendment to the text of the Zoning Resolution to create the Special West Chelsea District and regulations and elimination of the Special Mixed Use District-3; and C 050163 PCM (L.U. No. 503) a site selection and acquisition;

 

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 June 15, 2005;

 

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 Final Environmental Impact Statement (“FEIS”) for which a Notice of Completion was issued on May 13, 2005, with respect to this application, together with the Technical Memorandum Memoranda, dated May 25, and June 22, 2005, prepared with respect to further modifications adopted by the City Planning Commission and by the City Council which appears in City Council Resolution No. 1059, (CEQR No. 03DCP069M));

 

 

 

 

 

RESOLVED:

 

Having considered the FEIS, with respect to the Application, the Council finds that:

 

(1)                                          the FEIS meets the requirements of 6 N.Y.C.R.R. Part 617;

 

(2)                                          consistent with social, economic and other essential considerations, including the provision of affordable housing, from among the reasonable alternatives thereto, Alternative F set forth in the FEIS and the Technical MemorandumMemoranda, dated May 25, and June 22,  2005, is one that avoids or minimizes adverse environmental impacts to the maximum extent practicable, including the effects disclosed in the FEIS; and

 

(3)                                          Adverse environmental impacts disclosed in the FEIS with respect to Alternative F will be minimized or avoided to the maximum extent practicable by incorporating as conditions to the approval those mitigative measures that were identified as practicable; and

 

The Decision, FEIS and the Technical Memorandum Memoranda dated May 25, and June 22, 2005, constitutes constitute the written statement of facts, and of social, economic and other factors and standards that form the basis of this determination, pursuant to 6 N.Y.C.R.R. §617.11(d).

 

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.

 

                     The Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, effective as of December 15, 1961, and as subsequently amended, is further amended by changing the Zoning Map, Section No. 8b:

 

1.                     eliminating a Special Mixed Use District (MX-3) bounded by West 24th Street, Tenth Avenue, a line midway between West 22nd Street and West 23rd Street, a line 100 feet easterly of Eleventh Avenue, West 22nd Street, and Eleventh Avenue;

 

2.                      changing from an Ml-5 District to a C6-2 District property bounded by a line midway between West 22nd Street and West 23rd Street, Tenth Avenue, West 18th Street, a line 140 feet easterly of Eleventh Avenue, West 20th Street, and a line 100 feet westerly of Tenth Avenue;

 

3.                      changing from an R8 District to a C6-3 District property bounded by West 17th Street, a line 375 feet westerly of Ninth Avenue, West 16th Street, and a line 400 feet westerly of Ninth Avenue;

 

4.                      changing from an Ml-5 District to a C6-3 District property bounded by:

 

                     a.                      a line midway between West 29th Street and West 30th Street, a line 100 feet westerly of Tenth Avenue, West 28th Street, Tenth Avenue, West 24th Street, a line 100 feet westerly of Tenth Avenue, West 27th Street, a line 100 feet easterly of Eleventh Avenue, West 24th Street, Eleventh Avenue, West 28th Street, and a line 100 feet easterly of Eleventh Avenue;

 

                     b.                      West 22nd Street, a line 150 feet easterly of Eleventh Avenue, a line 140 feet easterly of Eleventh Avenue, West 18th Street and Eleventh Avenue; and

 

                     c.                      West 18th Street, a line 400 feet westerly of Ninth Avenue, West 16th Street, and Tenth Avenue;

 

5.                      changing from an Ml-5/R9A District to a C6-3 District property bounded by West 24th Street, a line 100 feet easterly of Eleventh Avenue, West 22nd Street, and Eleventh Avenue;

 

6.                      changing from an Ml-5 District to a C6-4 District property bounded by:

 

                     a.                      West 30th Street, Tenth Avenue, West 28th Street, a line 100 feet westerly of Tenth Avenue, a line midway between West 29th Street and West 30th Street, a line 100 feet easterly of  Eleventh Avenue, West 28th Street, and Eleventh Avenue; and

 

                     b.                      West 18th Street, Tenth Avenue, West 17th Street, and Eleventh Avenue;

 

7.                      changing from an Ml-5/R8A District to a C6-2A District property bounded by West 24th Street, a line 100 feet westerly of Tenth Avenue, a line midway between West 23rd Street and West 24th Street, and a line 100 feet easterly of Eleventh Avenue;

 

8.                      changing from an Ml-5/R9A District to a C6-3A District property bounded by a line midway between West 23rd Street and West 24th Street, and a line 100 feet westerly of Tenth Avenue, West 24th Street Tenth Avenue, a line midway between West 22nd Street and West 23rd Street, and a line 100 feet easterly of Eleventh Avenue; and

 

9.                      establishing a Special West Chelsea District (WCh) bounded by West 30th Street, Tenth Avenue, West 18th Street, a line 400 feet westerly of Ninth Avenue, West 17th Street, a line 375 feet westerly of Ninth Avenue, West 16th Street, Tenth Avenue, West 17th Street, and Eleventh Avenue;

 

as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated March 3, 2005, which includes CEQR designation E-142, Community District 4, Borough of Manhattan.

 

 

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 June 23, 2005, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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