File #: Res 1809-2021    Version: * Name: LU 897 - Landmarks, WIN Powers, Bronx (C 210398 ZSX)
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 ULURP No. C 210398 ZSX, for the grant of a special permit (L.U. No. 897).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Kevin C. Riley
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 1809, 2. October 21, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Calendar of the Subcommittee Meetings - October 25 and 26, 2021, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-21-21, 5. Hearing Testimony - Landmarks 10-26-21, 6. Calendar of the Subcommittee Meetings - November 17 and 18, 2021, 7. Hearing Transcript - Landmarks 10-26-21, 8. Land Use Calendar - November 22, 2021, 9. November 23, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 10. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-23-21, 11. LOCATING ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW MATERIALS FOR CERTAIN LAND USE APPLICATIONS, 12. Committee Report, 13. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 23, 2021




Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 210398 ZSX, for the grant of a special permit (L.U. No. 897).


By Council Members Salamanca and Riley


                     WHEREAS, NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development, filed an application pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter for the grant of a special permit pursuant to Section 74-903 of the Zoning Resolution to modify the requirements of ZR 24-111 (Maximum Floor Area Ratio for Certain Community Facility Uses) to permit the allowable community facility floor area ratio of Section 24-11 (Maximum Floor Area Ratio and Percentage of Lot Coverage) to apply to a non-profit institution with sleeping accommodations, in connection with the development of two community facility buildings, on property located at 346 Powers Avenue (Block 2572, Lot 6) in an R6 District, which in conjunction with the related action would facilitate the development of two new community facility buildings containing approximately 221 supportive housing units of for families with children, 95 shelter units, and community facilitate space at 346 Powers Avenue in the Mott Haven neighborhood of Bronx Community District 1 (ULURP No. C 210398 ZSX) (the “Application”);


WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on October 22, 2021, its decision dated October 20, 2021 (the “Decision”) on the Application;


WHEREAS, the Application is related to application C 210399 HAX (L.U. No. 898), a designation of an Urban Development Action Area, project approval, and disposition of City-owned properties to a developer selected by HPD;


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


WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission has made the findings required pursuant to Section 74-48 of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York;


WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on October 26, 2021;


WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use and environmental implications 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 April 30, 2021 (CEQR No. 21HPD002X).




The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment.


Pursuant to Sections 197-d and 201 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 210398 ZSX, incorporated by reference herein, and the record before the Council, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission, subject to the following terms and conditions:


1.                     The property that is the subject of this application (C 210398 ZSX) shall be developed in size and arrangement substantially in accordance with the dimensions, specifications and zoning computations indicated on the following approved drawings, prepared by Urban Architectural Initiatives, R.A., P.C., filed with this application and incorporated in this resolution:



Dwg. No.


Last Date Revised


Zoning Lot Site Plan



Zoning Analysis



Sections I



Sections II




2.                     Such development shall conform to all applicable provisions of the Zoning Resolution, except for the modifications specifically granted in this resolution and shown on the plans listed above which have been filed with this application. All zoning computations are subject to verification and approval by the New York City Department of Buildings.


3.                     Such development shall conform to all applicable laws and regulations relating to its construction, operation and maintenance.


4.                     All leases, subleases, or other agreements for use or occupancy of space at the subject property shall give actual notice of this special permit to the lessee, sub-lessee or occupant.


5.                     Upon the failure of any party having any right, title or interest in the property that is the subject of this application, or the failure of any heir, successor, assign, or legal representative of such party, to observe any of the covenants, restrictions, agreements, terms or conditions of this resolution whose provisions shall constitute conditions of the special permit hereby granted, the City Planning Commission may, without the consent of  any other party, revoke any portion of or all of said special permit. Such power of revocation shall be in addition to and not limited to any other powers of the City Planning Commission, or of any other agency of government, or any private person or entity. Any such failure as stated above, or any alteration in the development that is the subject of this  application that departs from any of the conditions listed above, is grounds for the City Planning Commission or the City Council, as applicable, to disapprove any application for  modification, cancellation or amendment of the special permit hereby granted.


6.                     Neither the City of New York nor its employees or agents shall have any liability for money damages by reason of the city’s or such employee’s or agent’s failure to act in accordance with the provisions of this special permit.





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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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