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File #: Res 2067-2009    Version: * Name: LU 1114 - Zoning Reso., Battery Park City Authority, Manhattan (N090306ZRM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 6/30/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. N 090306 ZRM, for an amendment of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, concerning Article VII, Chapter 4 (Special Battery Park City District) relating to paragraph (e) of Section 84-144 (Location of Curb Cuts) on the east side of Battery Place between Second Place and Third Place (L.U. No. 1114).
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Tony Avella
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6/30/09

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 2067

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. N 090306 ZRM, for an amendment of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, concerning Article VII, Chapter 4 (Special Battery Park City District) relating to paragraph (e) of Section 84-144 (Location of Curb Cuts) on the east side of Battery Place between Second Place and Third Place (L.U. No. 1114).

 

By Council Members Katz and Avella

 

                           WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on May 22, 2009 its decision dated May 20, 2009 (the "Decision"), pursuant to Section 201 of the New York City Charter, regarding an application submitted by the Battery Park City Authority for an amendment to the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, concerning Article VII, Chapter 4 (Special Battery Park City District) relating to paragraph (e) of Section 84-144 (Location of Curb Cuts) on the east side of Battery Place between Second Place and Third Place, Application No. N 090306 ZRM, Community District 1, Borough of Manhattan (the "Application");

 

                          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 23, 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 February 24, 2009, under SEQRA regulations with the Battery Park City Authority as lead agency.

 

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:

 

Chapter 84

Special Battery Park City District

 

84-144

Location of curb cuts

 

Curb cuts are permitted only in the areas or locations indicated in Appendices 2.6 and 3.5. The aggregate width of all curb cuts provided for any #development# shall not exceed 20 feet, except that:

 

(a)                     for the #zoning lot# bounded to the north by a mapped public place, to the west by North Park, to the south by Chambers Street, and to the east by Marginal Street, the aggregate width of all curb cuts shall not exceed 40 feet;

 

(b)                     for the #zoning lot# bounded by Warren Street to the north, River Terrace to the west, North End Avenue to the east and Park Place West to the south, the aggregate width of all curb cuts shall not exceed 30 feet, comprised of two 15 foot curb cuts;

 

(c)                     for the #zoning lot# bounded by Murray Street to the north, River Terrace to the west, North End Avenue to the east and Vesey Place to the south, the aggregate width of all curb cuts shall not exceed 40 feet, including a 25 foot wide curb cut to the #accessory# off-street parking facility;

 

(d)                     for the #zoning lot# south of First Place and east of Battery Place, the aggregate width of all curb cuts shall not exceed 50 feet;

 

(e)                     for each #zoning lot# located on the east side of Battery Place:

 

(1)                     between First Place and Third Second Place, the aggregate width of all curb cuts shall not exceed 40 feet;

 

(2)                     between Second Place and Third Place, the aggregate width of all curb cuts shall not exceed 50 feet; and

 

(f)                     for the #zoning lot# south of First Place and west of Battery Place, the aggregate width of all curb cuts shall not exceed 24 feet.

Adopted.

 

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                           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 30, 2009, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

 

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