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Resolution approving the decision of the City Planning Commission on ULURP No. C 170047 ZMK, a Zoning Map amendment (L.U. No. 188).


By Council Members Salamanca and Moya


                     WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission filed with the Council on August 6, 2018 its decision dated July 25, 2018 (the "Decision"), on the application submitted by PHD Summit, LLC, pursuant to Sections 197-c and 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Map, Section No. 16a, by changing from an M1-1 District to an R6B District on five adjacent lots (Block 352, Lots 48, 49, 50, 51, and 52) on the north side of Summit Street between Columbia and Van Brunt streets, which in conjunction with the related action would facilitate a residential development at 55-61 Summit Street in the Columbia Street Waterfront neighborhood of  Community District 6, Brooklyn, (ULURP No. C 170047 ZMK), Community District 6, Borough of Brooklyn (the "Application");


                     WHEREAS, the Application is related to application N 170046 ZRK (L.U. No. 189), a  zoning text amendment to designate a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) area;


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 August 14, 2018;


WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use 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 February 26, 2018 (CEQR No. 18DCP072K), which includes an (E) designation to avoid the potential for significant adverse impacts related to hazardous materials and  air quality (E-466) (the “Negative Declaration”).




                     The Council finds that the action described herein will have no significant impact on the environment as set forth in the Negative Declaration.


                     Pursuant to Section 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 the report, C 170047 ZMK, incorporated by reference herein, the Council approves the Decision of the City Planning Commission.

                     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 No. 16a, changing from an M1-1 District to an R6B District property bounded by a line 200 feet northwesterly of Columbia Street, a line midway between Carroll Street and Summit Street, a line 100 feet northwesterly of Columbia Street and Summit Street, as shown on a diagram (for illustrative purposes only) dated February 26, 2018, and subject to the conditions of CEQR Declaration E-466, Community District 6, Borough of Brooklyn.




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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 September 12, 2018, on file in this office.





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