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File #: Res 1586-2021    Version: * Name: LU 739 - Zoning, Arverne East, Queens (C 210070 ZMQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 3/25/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 210070 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 739).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Calendar of the Subcommittee Meetings - February 18 and 23, 2021, 2. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 2/23/21, 3. February 25, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Calendar of the Subcommittee Meeting - March 4, 2021, 5. Calendar of the Subcommittee Meetings - March 16 and 22, 2021, 6. Calendar of the Zoning Subcommittee and Land Use Meetings - March 23, 2021, 7. March 25, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 8. Committee Report, 9. Res. No. 1586, 10. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-25-21, 11. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - March 25, 2021

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1586

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 210070 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 739).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Moya

 

                     WHEREAS, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, 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. 31a, changing from a C4-4 District to an M1-4/R6 District and establishing a Special Mixed Use District (MX-21), which in conjunction with the related actions would facilitate a new-mixed use development with residential, commercial, community facility, and open space uses on property generally bounded by Rockaway Freeway, Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk, Beach 32nd Street and Beach 56th Place in the Arverne neighborhood of Queens, Community District 14 (ULURP No. C 210070 ZMQ), (the “Application”);

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on February 19, 2021, its decision dated February 17, 2021 (the "Decision") on the Application;

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications N 210069 HNQ (Pre. L.U. No. 738), a designation of an Urban Development Action Area and Urban Development Action Area Project and N 210071 ZRQ (Pre. L.U. No. 740), a zoning text amendment to establish a Special Mixed Use District (MX-21);

 

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 February 23, 2021;

 

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 on August 27, 2020 and revised negative declaration issued on February 22, 2021 (CEQR No. 20HPD081Q) (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 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 210070 ZMQ, 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 hereby amended by changing the Zoning Map, Section No. 31a:

 

1.                     changing from a C4-4 District to an M1-4/R6 District property bounded by a line 120 feet westerly of Beach 35th Street, a line perpendicular to the westerly street line of Beach 35th Street distant 370 feet northerly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northerly street line of Ocean Front Road and the westerly street line of Beach 35th Street, Beach 35th Street, and Ocean Front Road; and

 

2.                     establishing a Special Mixed Use District (MX-21) bounded by a line 120 feet westerly of Beach 35th Street, a line perpendicular to the westerly street line of Beach 35th Street distant 370 feet northerly (as measured along the street line) from the point of the intersection of the northerly street line of Ocean Front Road and the westerly street line of Beach 35th Street, Beach 35th Street, and Ocean Front Road Borough of Queens, Community District 14, as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated September 14, 2020.

 

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 25, 2021, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council