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File #: Res 2110-2009    Version: * Name: LU 1145 - ULURP, Piers 92 & 94, Manhattan (C090222ZSM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 7/29/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 090222 ZSM (L.U. No. 1145), for the grant of a special permit pursuant to Section 62-734(b) of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York to modify the height and setback and length requirements of Section 62-342 (Developments on Piers) for a structure on a pier in connection with a proposed trade exposition facility on property located at Piers 92 and 94, westerly of Route 9A (Miller Highway) between West 51st Street and West 55th Street (Block 1109, Lots 5 and 30, and p/o Marginal Street Wharf or Place), in an M2-3 District, Borough of Manhattan.
Sponsors: Melinda R. Katz, Daniel R. Garodnick
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Press Release, 2. Committee Report, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7/29/09

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 2110

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 090222 ZSM (L.U. No. 1145), for the grant of a special permit pursuant to Section 62-734(b) of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York to modify the height and setback and length requirements of Section 62-342 (Developments on Piers) for a structure on a pier in connection with a proposed trade exposition facility on property located at Piers 92 and 94, westerly of Route 9A (Miller Highway) between West 51st Street and West 55th Street (Block 1109, Lots 5 and 30, and p/o Marginal Street Wharf or Place), in an M2-3 District, Borough of Manhattan.

 

By Council Members Katz and Garodnick

 

                     WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on June 23, 2009 its decision dated June 17, 2009 (the "Decision") on the application submitted by the New York City Economic Development Corporation and MMPI Piers LLC, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, ), for the grant of a special permit pursuant to Section 62-734(b) of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York to modify the height and setback and length requirements of Section 62-342 (Developments on Piers) for a structure on a pier in connection with a proposed trade exposition facility on property located at Piers 92 and 94, westerly of Route 9A (Miller Highway) between West 51st Street and West 55th Street (Block 1109, Lots 5 and 30, and p/o Marginal Street Wharf or Place), in an M2-3 District, (ULURP No. C 090222 ZSM), Community District 4, Borough of Manhattan (the "Application");

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to Applications Numbers C 090220 PPM (L.U. No. 1143), a disposition of City-Owned Property pursuant to zoning; C 090221 ZSM (L.U. No. 1144), a special permit to allow a trade exposition facility with a rated capacity in excess of 2,500 persons; and N 090223 ZAM (L.U. No. 1146), an authorization for the modification of waterfront public access requirements pursuant to Sections 62-722(a) and 62-722(b);

 

WHEREAS, the Decision is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 197-d(b)(1) of the City Charter;

 

                          WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission has made the findings required pursuant to Section 62-734(b) of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York;

 

                           WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on July 27, 2009 on the Decision and Application;

 

 

                           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 11, 2009 (CEQR No. 09SBS002M);

                                                                                                                                                                                         

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 New York City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application, the Council approves the Decision.

 

 

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 July 29, 2009, on file in this office.

 

 

 

                                                                                    

 

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