File #: Res 1824-2021    Version: * Name: LU 873- Zoning, Gowanus Neighborhood Plan, Brooklyn (C 210053 PPK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 11/23/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. C 210053 PPK, for the disposition of city-owned property, pursuant to zoning (L.U. No. 873).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 1824, 2. September 23, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-23-21, 4. Calendar of the Zoning Subcommittee Meeting - October 12, 2021, 5. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 10-12-21, 6. Calendar of the Zoning Subcommittee Meeting - November 9, 2021, 7. Calendar of the Zoning Subcommittee and Land Use Meetings - November 10, 2021, 8. November 23, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-23-21, 10. City Planning Commission Approval Letter, 11. LOCATING ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW MATERIALS FOR CERTAIN LAND USE APPLICATIONS, 12. Committee Report, 13. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 23, 2021
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
11/23/2021*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/10/2021*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Land Use Approved by Committee with Modifications and Referred to CPC  Action details Meeting details Not available




Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. C 210053 PPK, for the disposition of city-owned property, pursuant to zoning (L.U. No. 873).


By Council Members Salamanca and Moya


WHEREAS, the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), filed an application pursuant to Section 197-c of the New York City Charter for the disposition of one city-owned property located at 276 4th Avenue (Block 456, Lot 29), pursuant to zoning, which in conjunction with the related actions to facilitate the Gowanus Neighborhood Plan in Community District 6, Brooklyn (Application No. C 210053 PPK) (the "Application");


WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on September 24, 2021, its decision dated September 22, 2021 (the "Decision") on the Application;

WHEREAS, the Application is related to applications C 210177 ZMK (L.U. No. 869), an amendment to the Zoning Map to change R6, R6B, R8A, R8A/C2-4, C8-2, M1-1, M1-2, M2-1, and M3-1 districts to R6B, R6A, M1-4/R6B, M1-4/R6A, M1-4/R7A, M1-4/R7-2, M1-4/R7X, C4-4D, and M1-4 districts, eliminate commercial overlays, establish the Special Gowanus Mixed Use District, and replace a Special Enhanced Commercial District (EC-1); N 210178 ZRK (L.U. No. 870), a zoning text amendment to establish the Special Gowanus Mixed-Use District, Gowanus Waterfront Access Plan, establish a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) area, and replace the EC-1 within the rezoning area; C 210179 MMK (L.U. No. 871), a the establishment of streets, the elimination of street segments, and removal of a “Public Place” designation; C 210180 MMK (L.U. No. 872), a city map amendment involving the mapping of parkland; C 210052 HAK (L.U. No. 874), a disposition approval, UDAA and UDAAP designation;


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 October 12, 2021;

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, including the Positive Declaration issued March 22nd, 2019 (CEQR No. 19DCP157K) and a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for which a Notice of Completion was issued on September 10, 2021, which identified significant adverse impacts related to hazardous materials, air quality, and noise, which would be avoided through the placement of (E) designations (E-601) on selected projected and potential development sites; and significant adverse impacts with respect to community facilities (publicly funded child care services), active open space, shadows (Douglass & Degraw Pool and Our Lady of Peace stained glass windows), historic and cultural resources (architectural and archaeological), transportation (traffic, transit, and pedestrians), air quality (mobile source), and construction activities related to noise and historic and cultural resources; and the proposed mitigation measures summarized in Chapter 21, Mitigation, of the FEIS, and the Technical Memoranda dated September 21, 2021 and November 16, 2021 (the “Technical Memoranda”).




                     Having considered the FEIS and Technical Memoranda with respect to the Decision and Application, the Council finds that:


(1)                     The FEIS meets the requirements of 6 N.Y.C.R.R. Part 617;


(2)                     The environmental impacts disclosed in the FEIS were evaluated in relation to the social, economic, and other considerations associated with the actions that are set forth in this report; and


(3)                     Consistent with social, economic and other essential considerations from among the reasonable alternatives available, the action is one which avoids or minimizes adverse environmental impacts to the maximum extent practicable;                     


                     The Decision, together with the FEIS and Technical Memoranda, constitute the written statement of facts, and of social, economic and other factors and standards that form the basis of this determination, pursuant to 6 N.Y.C.R.R. §617.11(d).


Pursuant to Section 197-d 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 210053 PPK, incorporated by reference herein, and the record before the Council, the Council approves the Decision for the disposition of the City-owned property located at 276 4th Avenue (Block 456, Lot 29), Borough of Brooklyn, pursuant to zoning.



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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 __________ , 2021, on file in this office.




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