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File #: Res 0663-2011    Version: * Name: LU 302 - Zoning, Amendment pertaining to the clarification of key terms including “development” and “building” and the clarification of other regulations throughout the Zoning Resolution. (N 110090 (A) ZRY)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 2/2/2011
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. N 110090 (A) ZRY, for an amendment of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, pertaining to the clarification of key terms including “development” and “building” and the clarification of other regulations throughout the Zoning Resolution (L.U. No. 302).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Mark S. Weprin
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Proposed Key Terms Clarification Zoning Text Amendment, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-2-11
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 663
 
 
Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on Application No. N 110090 (A) ZRY, for an amendment of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, pertaining to the clarification of key terms including "development" and "building" and the clarification of other regulations throughout the Zoning Resolution (L.U. No. 302).
 
 
By Council Members Comrie and Weprin
 
           WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on January 7, 2011 its decision dated January 5, 2011 (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, pertaining to the clarification of key terms including "development" and "building" and the clarification of other regulations throughout the Zoning Resolution to clarify and preserve the intent of the zoning regulations in relation to the terms "development" and "building," as they are defined in the Zoning Resolution. In addition to rules relating to the terms "development" and "building," the Department proposes other text modifications that are necessary to clarify the intent of the Zoning Resolution, resolve conflicting regulations, or bring a regulation into accordance with current Department of Buildings practice. (Application No. N 110090 (A) ZRY), Citywide (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 January 25, 2011;
 
           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 Revised Negative Declaration, issued on January 5, 2011 (CEQR No. 11DCP030Y);
 
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 110090 (A) ZRY, 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:  
 
The complete text is on the attached CD.
 
 
Adopted.
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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 February 2, 2011, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
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