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File #: Res 0259-2010    Version: * Name: LU 98 - Zoning, Relating to the extension of the Inclusionary Housing Program to proposed R7A districts, Queens. (N100200ZRQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 5/25/2010
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. N 100200 ZRQ, for an amendment of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, relating to Article II, Chapter 3 (Bulk regulations for Residential Buildings in Residence Districts), Section 23-144, and Appendix F (Inclusionary Housing Designated Areas), inclusive, relating to the extension of the Inclusionary Housing Program to proposed R7A districts, Borough of Queens (L.U. No. 98).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Mark S. Weprin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5/25/10

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 259

 

Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. N 100200 ZRQ, for an amendment of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, relating to Article II, Chapter 3 (Bulk regulations for Residential Buildings in Residence Districts), Section 23-144, and Appendix F (Inclusionary Housing Designated Areas), inclusive, relating to the extension of the Inclusionary Housing Program to proposed R7A districts, Borough of Queens (L.U. No. 98).

 

By Council Members Comrie and Weprin

 

                           WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on April 30, 2010 its decision dated April 28, 2010 (the "Decision"), pursuant to Section 201 of the New York City Charter, regarding an application submitted by the Department of City Planning, for an amendment of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York to allow the Inclusionary Housing program to be used in the proposed R7A and C4-4A districts on Vernon Boulevard, 21st Street, and 31st Street in Community District 1 (Application No. N 100200 ZRQ), Borough of Queens (the "Application");

 

                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to Application Number C 100199 ZMQ (L.U. No. 97), a zoning map amendment to rezone all or portions of 238 blocks in the Queens neighborhood of Astoria from R4, R5, R6, and R6B districts to R4, R4-1, R4B, R5, R5B, R5D, R6A, R6B, R7A, C4-2A, C4-3, and C4-4A districts;

 

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

                           WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Decision and Application on May 17, 2010;

 

                           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 January 25, 2010, which included (E) designations to avoid the potential for hazardous material impacts and air quality impacts (E-245), (CEQR No. 10DCP019Q);

 

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 City Charter and on the basis of the Decision and Application, and based on the environmental determination and consideration described in this report, N 100200 ZRQ, incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision.

 

                           The Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, effective as of December 15, 1961, and as subsequently amended, is further amended as follows:

Matter in underline is new, to be added;

Matter in strikeout is to be deleted;

Matter with # # is defined in Section 12-10;

* * * indicates where unchanged text appears in the Zoning Resolution

Article 2

Residence District Regulations

Chapter 3

Bulk Regulations for Residential Buildings in Residence Districts

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23-144

In designated areas where the Inclusionary Housing Program is applicable

In #Inclusionary Housing designated areas#, as listed in the table in this Section, the maximum permitted #floor area ratios# shall be as set forth in Section 23-952 (Floor area compensation in Inclusionary Housing designated areas). The locations of such areas are specified in APPENDIX F (Inclusionary Housing Designated Areas) of this Resolution.

Community District                     Zoning District

Community District 1, Bronx                     R6A R7-2 R7A R7X R8A

Community District 4, Bronx                     R8A R9D

Community District 1, Brooklyn                     R6 R6A R6B R7A R7-3

Community District 2, Brooklyn                     R7A R8A R9A

Community District 3, Brooklyn                     R7D

Community District 6, Brooklyn                     R7-2

Community District 7, Brooklyn                     R7A R8A

Community District 14, Brooklyn                     R7A

Community District 3, Manhattan                     R7A R8A R9A

Community District 6, Manhattan                     R10

Community District 7, Manhattan                     R9A

Community District 1, Queens                     R7A

Community District 2, Queens                     R7X

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APPENDIX F

Inclusionary Housing Designated Areas

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Queens

Queens Community District 1

In the R7A Districts within the areas shown on the following Map 1: Map 1 - (2/24/10)

Portion of Community District 1, Queens

 

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 May 25, 2010, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

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