File #: Res 1751-2008    Version: * Name: LU 898 - ULURP, Via Verde/The Green Way, Bronx (C080517ZMX)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 12/18/2008
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 080517 ZMX, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 898).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Daniel R. Garodnick
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Press Release, 2. Committee Report, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12/18/08




Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 080517 ZMX, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 898).


By Council Members Katz and Garodnick


WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on October 31, 2008 its decision dated October 7, 2008 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment to the Zoning Map (ULURP No. C 080517 ZMX) (the "Application");


                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to ULURP Application Number N 080518 ZRY (L.U. No. 899), a zoning text amendment; C 080519 ZSX (L.U. No. 900), a special permit to permit development over a rail right-of- way; C 080520 ZSX (L.U. No. 901), a special permit to permit modifications of height and setback, rear yard, minimum distances between buildings, minimum distance between legally required windows and walls or lot lines, and inner court regulations within a General Large Scale Development; C 080521 PQX (L.U. No. 902), an acquisition of privately-owned property; C 080522 HAX (L.U. No. 903), UDAAP designation and project approval and disposition of city-owned property;


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 December 2, 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 June 19, 2008 (CEQR No. 08HPD018X);





                           The Council finds 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 by changing the Zoning Map, Section Nos. 6a and 6c, changing from an M1-1 District to a C6-2 District property bounded by East 156th Street, the centerline of former Hegney Street, the centerline of former Rae Street, and Brook Avenue, as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes) dated June 30, 2008, Community District 1, Borough of the Bronx.






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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 December 18, 2008, on file in this office.








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