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File #: Res 0459-2010    Version: * Name: LU 207 - ULURP, Zoning Map Changes, Queens (C 100436 ZMQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 9/16/2010
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 100436 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 207).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Mark S. Weprin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-16-10
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 459

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Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 100436 ZMQ, a Zoning Map amendment (Preconsidered L.U. No. 207).
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By Council Members Comrie and Weprin

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on August 27, 2010 its decision dated August 25, 2010 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by the Department of City Planning, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, to rezone all or portions of approximately 193 blocks in the Rosedale neighborhood in Community District 13, Queens. The proposed rezoning from an R3-2 district to R2, R3A, R3X or R3-1 districts and updating of certain commercial overlay districts is intended to preserve the established lower-density character of Rosedale and ensure that future development will more closely reflect the area's existing land use and development patterns, Community District 13, Borough of Queens (ULURP No. C 100436 ZMQ (the "Application");

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 September 13, 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 June 7, 2010 (CEQR No. 10DCP046Q);

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, C 100436 ZMQ, 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 by changing the Zoning Map, Section Nos. 19a, 19b, 19c and 19d:

1. eliminating from within an existing R3-2 District a C1-1 bounded by147th Drive, a boundary line of the City of New York, 148th Avenue, and Hook Creek Boulevard;
2. eliminating from within an existing R3-2 District a C1-2 bounded by:
Brookville Boulevard, a line 150 feet northeasterly of Francis Lewis Boulevard, a line 150 feet northerly of North Conduit Avenue, 242nd Street, and North Conduit Avenue;
South Conduit Avenue, Francis Lewis Boulevard, 245th Street, a line 150 feet northeasterly of Francis Lewis Boulevard, 247th Street, a line 150 feet southwesterly of Francis Lewis Boulevard, 245th Street, 243rd Street, and 140th Avenue;
Caney Road, a line 150 feet southeasterly of 243rd Street, Mayda Road, and a line 150 feet northwesterly of 243rd Street; and
South Conduit Avenue, Hook Creek Boulevard, 248th Street, a line 100 feet southerly of South Conduit Avenue, and 247th Street;
3. eliminating from within an existing R2 District a C2-1 bounded by Brookville Boulevard, a line 150 feet northerly of Merrick Boulevard, 133rd Avenue, 243rd
Street, a line 150 feet northerly of Merrick Boulevard, 132nd Road, Hook Creek
Boulevard, a line 150 feet southerly of Merrick Boulevard, a line midway between Brookville Boulevard and 241st Street, and 135th Avenue;
4. eliminating from within an existing R3-2 District a C2-1 bounded by:
North Conduit Avenue, Hook Creek Boulevard, the centerline of the Long Island Railroad right-of-way (Montauk Division), and Brookville Boulevard; and
South Conduit Boulevard, a boundary line of the City of New York, a line 100 feet northerly of 149th Street, and Hook Creek Boulevard;
5. changing from an R3-2 District to an R2 District property bounded by:
a line 150 feet northeasterly of Francis Lewis Boulevard, a line 220 feet southwesterly of 138th Avenue, and a line midway between Brookville Boulevard and 241st Street; and
a line 150 feet northeasterly of Francis Lewis Boulevard, a line 150 feet northerly of North Conduit Boulevard, 242nd Street, a line 320 feet southwesterly of 138th Avenue, and 241st Street;

6. changing from an R3-2 District to an R3A District property bounded by:

South Conduit Avenue, 241st Street, a line midway between 140th Avenue and Memphis Avenue, a line 60 feet southeasterly of 214st Street, 142nd Avenue, a line 140 feet northwesterly of 243rd Street, Caney Road, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 243rd Street, Huxley Street, a line perpendicular to the southwesterly street line of Huxley Street distant 120 feet northwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the southwesterly street line of Huxley Street and the northerly street line of 147th Avenue, a line 130 feet southwesterly of Huxley Street, a line perpendicular to the northeasterly street line of Edgewood Avenue distant 80 feet northwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northeasterly street line of Huxley Street and the northerly street line of 147th Avenue, Edgewood Avenue, a line midway between 146th Avenue and 147th Avenue, a line 100 feet easterly of Brookville Boulevard, 147th Avenue, and Brookville Boulevard;

a line 100 feet northerly of 249th Street, a boundary line of the City of New York, a line 100 feet southerly of 250th Street, a line perpendicular to the southerly street line of 250th Street distant 110 feet easterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the southerly street line of 250th Street and the northeasterly street line of
Hook Creek Boulevard, 250th Street, a line perpendicular to the northerly street line of 25e Street distant 60 feet easterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northerly street line of 250th Street and the northeasterly street line of Hook Creek Boulevard, 249th Street, and a line 85 feet easterly of Hook Creek Boulevard; and
c. a line midway between Caney Road and 144th Avenue, 249th Street,
Newhall Avenue, a line 120 feet southeasterly of 245th Street, a line 100 feet southwesterly of Newhall Avenue, a line midway between 243rd Street and 245th Street, Newhall Avenue, a line 140 feet southeasterly of 243rd Street, Mayda Road, and a line 100 feet southeasterly of 243rd Street;
7. changing from an R3-2 District to an R3X District property bounded by 140th Avenue, 243rd Street, a line perpendicular to the southeasterly street line of 243rd Street distant 200 feet southwesterly (as measured along the street line), from the point of intersection of the southeasterly street line of 243rd Street and the southerly street line of South Conduit Avenue, 245th Street, a line 135 feet southwesterly of Francis Lewis Boulevard, 246th Street, a line 85 feet southwesterly of Francis Lewis Boulevard, a line midway between 246th Street and 247th Street, Francis Lewis Boulevard, 247th Street, a line 85 feet northeasterly of Francis Lewis Boulevard, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 246th Street, a line 335 feet northeasterly of Francis Lewis Boulevard, 246th Street, South Conduit Avenue, 247th Street, a line 250 feet northeasterly of 139th Avenue, a line midway between 247th Street and 248th Street, a line perpendicular to the northwesterly street line of 248th Street distant 130 feet southwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northwesterly street line of 248th Street and the westerly street line of Hook Creek Boulevard, 248th Street, Hook Creek Boulevard, 249th Street, a line perpendicular to the northerly street line of 250th Street distant 60 feet easterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northerly street line of 250th Street and the northeasterly street line of Hook Creek Boulevard, 250th Street, a line perpendicular to the southerly street line of 250th Street distant 110 feet easterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the southerly street line of 250th Street and the northeasterly street line of Hook Creek Boulevard, a line 100 feet southerly of 250th Street, a boundary line of the City of New York, 145th Avenue, Hook Creek Boulevard, 148th Avenue, a line 100 feet easterly of Hook Creek Boulevard, 148th Road, a boundary line of the City of New York, Hungary Harbor Road, Hook Creek Boulevard, 148th Drive, a line 100 feet westerly of Hook Creek Boulevard, a line midway between 148th Drive and 149th Avenue, a line 320 feet westerly of Hook Creek Boulevard, 149th Avenue, a line 330 feet westerly of 262nd Street, 149th Road, 262nd Street and its southerly centerline prolongation, a boundary line of the City of New York, a line 50 feet westerly of 259th Street and its southerly prolongation, Craft Avenue, 259th Street, 149th Road, 259th Street, a line midway between 148th Drive and 149th Avenue, 257th Street, 148th Drive, a line 200 feet easterly of Weller Lane, a line midway between 148th Road and 148th Drive, Weller. Lane, l49th Road, Weller Lane, 149th Drive, a line midway between 255th Street and Weller Lane, Craft Avenue, a line midway between 254th Street and 255th Street, 149th Drive and its westerly centerline prolongation, a northeasterly and a northerly boundary line of a park and its westerly prolongation, Brookville Boulevard, 149th Avenue, 235th Street, a line midway between 148th Avenue and 148th Road, a line 170 feet southeasterly of 235th Street, 148th Avenue, Brookville Boulevard, a line midway between 147th Drive and 148th Avenue, a line 80 feet northwesterly of Brookville Boulevard, 147th Drive, 235th Street, a northeasterly boundary line of Brookville Park and its southeasterly prolongation, an easterly boundary line of Brookville Park and its northerly prolongation, 147th Avenue, 235th Street, a line 100 feet northeasterly of 147th Road, a line 75 feet westerly of Brookville Boulevard, 147th Road, a line perpendicular to the southwesterly street line of 147th Road distant 80 feet northwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the southwesterly street line of 147th Road and the westerly street line of Brookville Boulevard, a line midway between 147th Road and 147th Drive, Brookville Boulevard, a line midway between 147th Road and 147th Drive, a line 90 feet easterly of Brookville Boulevard, a line 100 feet northerly of 147th Road, a line 100 feet easterly Brookville Boulevard, a line midway between 146th Avenue and 147th Avenue, a line perpendicular to the northeasterly street line of Edgewood Avenue distant 80 feet northwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northeasterly street line of Huxley Street and the northerly street line of 147th Avenue, Edgewood Avenue, a line 130 feet southwesterly of Huxley Street, a line perpendicular to the southwesterly street line of Huxley Street distant 120 feet northwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the southwesterly street line of Huxley Street and the northerly street line of 147th Avenue, Huxley Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 243rd Street, Mayda Road, a line 140 feet southeasterly of 243rd Street, Newhall Avenue, a line midway between 243rd Street and 245th Street, a line 100 feet southwesterly of Newhall Avenue, a line 120 feet southeasterly of 245th Street, Newhall Avenue, 249th Street, a line midway between Caney Road and 144th Avenue, a line 100 feet southeasterly of 243rd Street, Caney Road, a line 140 feet northwesterly of 243rd Street, 142nd Avenue, a line 60 feet southeasterly of 241st Street, a line midway between 140th Avenue and Memphis Avenue, and a line 100 feet southeasterly of 241st Street; and excluding the area bounded by:

i. 253rd Street, Weller Lane, a line 540 feet northerly of 147th
Avenue, a line midway between Weller Lane and 254th Street, 147th avenue, Francis Lewis Boulevard, a line 80 feet northerly of 147th Road, a line 110 feet westerly of Weller Lane, 147th Road, a line 50 feet easterly of 253rd Street, 147th Avenue, Mayda Road, a line 420 feet southeasterly of 249th Street, a line midway between 145th Avenue and Mayda Road, a line 280 feet southeasterly of 249th Street, 145th Avenue, a line 360 feet southeasterly of 249th Street, and 144th Avenue; and

ii. 147th Road, 253rd Street, a line midway between 147th Drive and 148th Avenue, a line 150 feet easterly of 253rd Street, 148th Avenue, line 200 feet easterly of 253rd Street, a line midway between 148th Avenue and 148th Road. 253rd Street, a line midway between 148th Road and 148th Drive, a line perpendicular to the southerly street line of 148th road distant 110 feet easterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the southerly street line of 148th Road and the northeasterly street line of Huxley Street, 148th Road, 249th Street, 148th Avenue, a line 230 feet easterly of 249th Street, a line midway between 147th drive and 148th Avenue, a line 100 feet westerly of 253rd Street, a line midway between 147th Road and 147th Drive, and a line 75 feet westerly of 253rd Street;

8. changing from an R3-2 District to an R3-1 District property bounded by:

147th Drive, a line 80 feet northwesterly of Brookville Boulevard, a line midway between 147th Drive and 148th Avenue, Brookville Boulevard, 148th Avenue, a line 170 feet southeasterly of 235th Street, a line midway between 148th Avenue and 148th Road, and 235th Street;

147th Road, 253rd Street, a line midway between 147th Drive and 148th Avenue, a line 150 feet easterly of 253rd Street, 148th Avenue, line 200 feet easterly of 253rd Street, a line midway between 148th Avenue and 148th Road, 253rd Street, a line midway between 148th Road and 148th Drive, a line perpendicular to the southerly street line of 148th road distant 110 feet easterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the southerly street line of 148th Road and the northeasterly street line of Huxley Street, 148th Road, 249th Street, 148th Avenue, a line 230 feet easterly of 149th Street, a line midway between 147th drive and 148th Avenue, a line 100 feet westerly of 253rd Street, a line midway between 147th Road and 147th Drive, and a line 75 feet westerly of 253rd Street;

253rd Street, Weller Lane, a line 540 feet northerly of 147th Avenue, a line midway between Weller Lane and 254th Street, 147th avenue, Francis Lewis Boulevard, a line 80 feet northerly of 147th Road, a line 110 feet westerly of Weller Lane, 147th Road, a line 50 feet easterly of 253rd Street, 147th Avenue, Mayda Road, a line 420 feet southeasterly of 249th Street, a line midway between 145th Avenue and Mayda Road, a line 280 feet southeasterly of 249th Street, 145th Avenue, a line 360 feet southeasterly of
249th Street, and 144th Avenue;

145th Avenue, a boundary line of the City of New York, 147th Drive, and Hook Creek Boulevard;

149th Drive and its westerly centerline prolongation, a line midway between 254th Street and 255th Street, Craft Avenue, a line midway between 255th Street and Weller Lane, 149th Drive, Weller Lane, 149th Road, Weller Lane, a line midway between 148th Road and 148th Drive, a line 200 feet easterly of Weller Lane, 148th Drive, 257th Street, a line midway between 148th Drive and 149th Avenue, 259th Street, 149th Road, 258th Street, a line 60 feet southerly of 149th Road, a line midway between 257th Street and 258th Street, Craft Avenue, a line 50 feet westerly of 259th Street and its southerly centerline prolongation, a boundary line of the City of New York, and a northeasterly boundary line of a park and its southeasterly prolongation; and

149th Avenue, a line 320 feet westerly of Hook Creek Boulevard, a line midway between 148th Drive and 149th Avenue, a line 100 feet westerly of Hook Creek Boulevard, 148th Drive, Hook Creek Boulevard, Hungary Harbor Road, a boundary line of the City of New York, 262nd Street, and its southerly centerline prolongation, 149th Road, and a line 330 feet westerly of 262nd Street;

establishing within an existing R3-2 District a C1-2 District bounded by 147th Avenue, Brookville Boulevard, 147th Road, a line 75 feet westerly of Brookville Boulevard, a line 100 feet northeasterly of 147th Road, and 235th Street;

establishing within an existing R2 District a C1-3 District bounded by a line 150 feet northerly of Merrick Boulevard, 133rd Avenue, 243rd Street, a line 125 feet northerly of Merrick Boulevard, 132nd Road, Hook Creek Boulevard, Merrick Boulevard, 245th Street, a line 100 feet southerly of Merrick Boulevard, 244th Street, a line perpendicular to the northwesterly street line of 244th Street distant 100 feet southwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northwesterly street line of 244th Street and the southerly street line of Merrick Boulevard, a line midway between 243rd Street and 244th Street, a line 360 feet northeasterly of 134th Avenue, 243rd Street, a line 260 feet northeasterly of 134th Avenue, a line midway between 242nd Street and 243rd Street, a line 120 feet northeasterly of 134th Avenue, 242nd Street, a line perpendicular to the northwesterly street line of 242nd Street distant 175 feet southwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northwesterly street line of 242nd Street and the southerly street line of Merrick Boulevard, 241st Street, a line perpendicular to the northwesterly street line of 241st Street distant 115 feet southwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northwesterly street line of 241st Street and the southerly street line of Merrick Boulevard, a line 75 feet northwesterly of 241st Street, a line 275 feet northwesterly of 135th Avenue, and Brookville Boulevard;

11. establishing within an existing R3-2 District a C1-3 District bounded by:

Brookville Boulevard, a line 150 feet northeasterly of Francis Lewis
Boulevard, a line midway between Brookville Boulevard and 241" Street, a line 220 feet southwesterly of 138th Avenue, 241st Street, a line 320 feet southwesterly of 138th Avenue, 242nd Street, North Conduit Avenue, a line perpendicular to the southerly street line of North Conduit Avenue distant 230 feet easterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the southerly street line of North Conduit Avenue and the northeasterly street line of Francis Lewis Boulevard, Long Island Railroad right-of-way ( Montauk Division), Brookville Boulevard, North Conduit Avenue, and a line 95 feet southwesterly of Francis Lewis Boulevard;


South Conduit Avenue, 246th Street, a line 335 feet northeasterly of
Francis Lewis Boulevard, a line 100 feet northwesterly of 246th Street, a line 85 feet northeasterly of Francis Lewis Boulevard, a line 50 feet northwesterly of 247th Street, Francis Lewis Boulevard, a line midway between 246th Street and 247th Street, a line 85 feet southwesterly of Francis Lewis Boulevard, 246th Street, a line 135 feet southwesterly of Francis Lewis Boulevard, 245th Street, a line perpendicular to the southeasterly street line of 243rd Street distant 200 feet southwesterly (as measured along the street line), from the point of intersection of the southeasterly street line of 243rd Street and the southerly street line of South Conduit Avenue, 243rd Street, and 140th Avenue; and

South Conduit Avenue, Hook Creek Boulevard, 248th Street, a line
perpendicular to the northwesterly street line of 248th Street distant 130 feet southwesterly (as measured along the street line) from the point of intersection of the northwesterly street line of 248th Street and the westerly street line of Hook Creek Boulevard, a line midway between 247th Street and 248th Street, a line 250 feet northeasterly of 139th Avenue, and 247th Street;
establishing within an existing R2 District a C2-3 District bounded by Merrick
Boulevard, Hook Creek Boulevard, a line 150 feet southerly of Merrick Boulevard, and 245th Street; and
establishing within an existing R3-2 District a C2-3 District bounded by South
Conduit Boulevard, a boundary line of the City of New York, a line 100 feet northerly of 249th Street, and Hook Creek Boulevard;

as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated June 7, 2010, Community District 13, Borough of 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 September 16, 2010, on file in this office.




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