File #: Res 1164-2007    Version: * Name: LU 610 - ULURP, York Avenue Development, Manhattan (C000198ZMM )
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 11/15/2007
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 000198 ZMM, a Zoning Map change (L.U. No. 610).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Tony Avella
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Press Release, 2. Committee Report, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11/15/07




Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 000198 ZMM, a Zoning Map change (L.U. No. 610).


By Council Members Katz and Avella


WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on October 16 2007 its decision dated October 3, 2007 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by 1113 York Avenue Realty Company, LLC and 60th Street Development, LLC, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment to the Zoning Map (ULURP No. C 000198 ZMM) (the "Application");


WHEREAS, the Application is related to ULURP Application Number C 070441 ZSM (L.U. No. 611), a special Permit pursuant to Sections 13-562 and 74-52 of the Zoning Resolution to permit a public parking garage with a maximum of 195 spaces,;


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 November 13, 2007;


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 Conditional Negative Declaration, issued on September 4, 2007 (CEQR No. 01DCP055M);




The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant effect on the environment provided that the following modification is implemented:


The applicant, 1113 York Avenue Realty Company LLC, has agreed via a restrictive declaration to prepare a Remedial Action Plan, including a sampling protocol and a health and safety plan for the review and approval of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for approval. If necessary, remediation measures would be undertaken pursuant to the remediation plan;


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 Nos. 8c and 8d:


1)                      changing from a C6-2 District to a C6-3 District property bounded by East 61st Street, a line 100 feet westerly of York Avenue, a line midway between East 61st Street and East 60th Street, and a line 300 feet easterly of First Avenue; and


2)                      changing from a C8-4 District to a C4-7 District property bounded by East 61st Street, York Avenue, East 60th Street, a line 100 feet westerly of York Avenue;


as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated May 21, 2007, and which includes CEQR designation E-187, Community District 8, Borough of Manhattan.






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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 November 15, 2007, on file in this office.







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