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File #: Res 1588-2008    Version: * Name: LU 824 - Zoning Reso., Rockaway Neighborhood Rezoning, Queens (N080372ZRQ, N080373ZRQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 8/14/2008
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application Nos. N 080372 ZRQ/N 080373 ZRQ, for amendment of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York relating to Article II, Chapter 1 and Article II, Chapter 5 to allow an R2X district to be mapped and to increase the minimum off-street parking regulations for R6 and R7 districts in Community District 14, in the Borough of Queens (L.U. No. 824).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Tony Avella
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Press Release, 2. Committee Report, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8/14/08

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1588

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application Nos. N 080372 ZRQ/N 080373 ZRQ, for amendment of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York relating to Article II, Chapter 1 and Article II, Chapter 5 to allow an R2X district to be mapped and to increase the minimum off-street parking regulations for R6 and R7 districts in Community District 14, in the Borough of Queens (L.U. No. 824).

 

By Council Members Katz and Avella

 

                           WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on July 25, 2008 its decision dated July 23, 2008 (the "Decision"), pursuant to Section 201 of the New York City Charter, for amendment of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York relating to Article II, Chapter 1 and Article II, Chapter 5 to allow an R2X district to be mapped and to increase the minimum off-street parking regulations for R6 and R7 districts in Community District 14, in the Borough of Queens (Application No. N 080372 ZRQ/N 080373 ZRQ), (the "Application");

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to ULURP Application Number C 080371 ZMQ (L.U. No. 820), an amendment to the Zoning Map to rezone all or portions of 280 blocks on the Rockaway Peninsula;

 

                          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 August 12, 2008;

 

                           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 April 21, 2008 (CEQR No. 08DCP065Q);

 

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.

 

                           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 within #       # is defined in Section 12-10;

*   *   * indicates where unchanged text appears in the Zoning Resolution.

 

 

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ARTICLE II

RESIDENCE DISTRICT REGULATIONS

 

Chapter 1

Statement of Legislative Intent

 

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21-10

PURPOSES OF SPECIFIC RESIDENCE DISTRICTS

 

 

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21-12

R2X - Single-Family Detached Residence District

 

This district is designed to provide for large single-family detached dwellings on narrow zoning lots.  This district also includes community facilities and open uses which serve the residents of the district or are benefited by a residential environment.

 

This district may be mapped only within the Special Ocean Parkway District and Community District 14 in the Borough of Queens.

 

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Chapter 5

Accessory Off-Street Parking and Loading Regulations

 

25-00

GENERAL PURPOSES AND DEFINITIONS

 

Off-street Parking Regulations

 

25-02

Applicability

 

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25-027

Applicability of regulations in Community District 14, Queens

 

In Community District 14 in the Borough of Queens, R6 and R7 Districts shall be subject to the #accessory# off-street parking regulations of an R5 District, except that such requirement shall not apply to any #development# located within an urban renewal area established prior to (effective date of amendment).

 

For the purposes of this Section, the #floor area# of a #building# shall not include floor space used for #accessory# off-street parking spaces provided on any #story# located below 33 feet above the #base plane#.

 

 

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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 August 14, 2008, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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