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File #: Res 1888-2009    Version: * Name: LU 992 - Zoning Reso., Special Forest Hills Districts in Article VIII, Queens (C090104ZMQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 3/24/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 090104 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 992).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Tony Avella
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3/24/09
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
3/24/2009*Melinda R. Katz City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/9/2009*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. 1888

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 090104 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 992).

 

By Council Members Katz and Avella

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on February 2, 2009 its decision dated January 21, 2009 (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 090104 ZMQ) (the "Application");

 

WHEREAS, the Application is related to Application Number N 090103 ZRQ (L.U. No. 991), an amendment to the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, creating the Special Forest Hills District in Article VIII, Chapter 6, and amending related sections of the Zoning Resolution;

 

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 March 4, 2009;

 

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 September 22, 2008,  which includes (E) designations (E-222) (CEQR No. 09DCP013Q);

 

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 by changing the Zoning Map, Section No. 14a:

 

1.                     eliminating from within an existing R7-1 District a C1-2 District bounded by Austin Street, Ascan Avenue, the northeasterly boundary line of the Long Island Rail Road right-of-way, and the southwesterly centerline prolongation of 72nd Road;

 

2.                     changing from an R7-1 District to an R5D District property bounded by Austin Street, Ascan Avenue, the northeasterly boundary line of the Long Island Rail Road right-of-way, and the southwesterly centerline prolongation of 72nd Road;

 

3.                     changing from a C4-2 District to an R5D District property bounded by Austin Street, the southwesterly centerline prolongation of 72nd Road, the northeasterly boundary line of the Long Island Rail Road right-of-way, and the southwesterly prolongation of a line midway between 70th Road and Continental Avenue-71st Avenue;

 

4.                     changing from a C8-2 District to an R5D District property bounded by Austin Street, the southwesterly prolongation of a line midway between 70th Road and Continental Avenue-71st Avenue, the northeasterly boundary line of the Long Island Rail Road right-of-way, and Yellowstone Boulevard;

 

5.                     changing from an C4-2 District to a C4-4A District property bounded by a line 240 feet  northeasterly of Austin Street, 72nd Road, Austin Street, and a line midway between 70th Road and Continental Avenue-71st Avenue;

 

6.                     changing from an C8-2 District to a C4-4A District property bounded by a line 240 feet northeasterly of Austin Street, a line midway between 70th Road and Continental Avenue-71st Avenue, Austin Street, and 70th Avenue;

 

7.                     changing from an R7-1 District to a C4-5X District property bounded by Queens Boulevard, 72nd Road, a line 100 feet southwesterly of Queens Boulevard,  and a line midway between 71st Road and 72nd Avenue;

 

8.                     changing from a C4-2 District to a C4-5X District property bounded by Queens Boulevard, a line midway between 71st Road and 72nd Avenue, a line 100 feet southwesterly of Queens Boulevard, 72nd Road, a line 240 feet northeasterly of Austin Street, a line midway between 70th Road and Continental Avenue-71st Avenue, a southwesterly service road of Queens Boulevard and its northeasterly centerline prolongation, and 70th Road.

 

9.                     changing from a C8-2 District to a C4-5X District property bounded by Yellowstone Boulevard, a southwesterly service road of Queens Boulevard and its northeasterly centerline prolongation, a line midway between 70th Road and Continental Avenue-71st Avenue, a line 240 feet northeasterly of Austin Street, 70th Avenue, and Austin Street;

 

10.                     establishing within a proposed R5D District a C2-3 District bounded by Austin Street, Ascan Avenue, the northeasterly boundary line of the Long Island Rail Road right-of-way, and Yellowstone Boulevard; and

 

11.                     establishing a Special Forest Hills District (“FH”) bounded by Yellowstone Boulevard, a southwesterly service road of Queens Boulevard, 70th Road, Queens Boulevard, 72nd Road, Austin Street, Ascan Avenue; and the northeasterly boundary line of the Long Island Rail Road right-of-way.

 

as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only), dated September 22, 2008 and which includes CEQR Designation E-222, Community District 6, Borough of Queens.

 

 

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 March 24, 2009, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

 

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