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File #: Res 1506-2020    Version: * Name: LU 701 - Zoning, 803 Rockaway Avenue Rezoning, Brooklyn (C 200056 ZMK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 12/10/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 200056 ZMK, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 701).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Calendar of the Subcommittee Meetings - November 17-18, 2020, 2. November 19, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Calendar of the Subcommittee Meetings - For the Weeks of December 2 and 7, 2020, 4. December 10, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Committee Report, 6. Res. No. 1506, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-10-20, 8. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 10, 2020

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1506

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 200056 ZMK, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 701).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Moya

 

                     WHEREAS, Bridge Rockaway Housing Development Fund Company, Inc., filed an application pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section No. 17d, changing from an M1-1 District to an M1-4/R6A District, changing from an M1-1 District to an M1-4/R7A District, and establishing a Special Mixed Use District (MX-19), which in conjunction with the related action would facilitate the development of a new seven-story, approximately 183,000-square-foot, mixed-use building with 174 units of supportive and affordable housing and ground floor light manufacturing and community facility space at 803 Rockaway Avenue in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn, Community District 16 (ULURP No. C 200056 ZMK) (the "Application");

 

WHEREAS the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on November 10, 2020, its decision dated November 4, 2020 (the "Decision") on the Application;

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to application N 200057 ZRK (Pre. L.U. No. 700), a zoning text amendment to modify restrictions for certain uses in MX-19 and to designate a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) area;

 

WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d of the City Charter;

 

WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on November 18, 2020;

 

WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use and other policy issues relating to the Decision and Application; and

 

                     WHEREAS, the Council has considered the relevant environmental issues, including the negative declaration issued February 3rd, 2020 (CEQR No. 19DCP220K ) which includes an (E) designation to avoid the potential for significant adverse impacts related to hazardous materials and air quality (E-561) (the “Negative Declaration”).

 

RESOLVED: 

 

                     The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment as set forth in the (E) Designation (E-561) and Negative Declaration.

 

Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 200 of the City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application, and based on the environmental determination and consideration described in the report, C 200056 ZMK, incorporated by reference herein, and the record before the Council, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission.

 

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. 17d:

 

1.                     changing from an M1-1 District to an M1-4/R6A District property bounded by a line 100 feet southerly of Riverdale Avenue, Thatford Avenue, Newport Street, and a line 100 feet westerly of Thatford Avenue; and

 

2.                     changing from an M1-1 District to an M1-4/R7A District property bounded by a line 100 feet southerly of Riverdale Avenue, a line 100 feet westerly of Thatford Avenue, Newport Street, Rockaway Avenue and its southerly and northerly centerline prolongations; and

 

3.                     establishing a Special Mixed Use District (MX-19) bounded by a line 100 feet southerly of Riverdale Avenue, Thatford Avenue, Newport Street, Rockaway Avenue and its southerly and northerly centerline prolongations;

 

as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated February 3, 2020, and subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-561 Borough of Brooklyn, Community District 16.

 

Adopted.

 

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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 __________, 2020, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council