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ENB - Region 2 Notices

Conditioned Negative Declaration

Kings County (Brooklyn) - The New York City Department of City Planning, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Century 21 Bay Ridge (07DCPO62K) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves a proposed zoning map amendment to rezone a portion of the block bounded by 87th Street to the north, 88th Street to the south, Fourth Avenue to the west, and Fifth Avenue to the east (Block 6050, Lots 19 and 51) from C8-2 to C4-2A in the Special Bay Ridge District of Brooklyn Community District 10. In addition, the applicant is requesting a special permit pursuant to Zoning Resolution (ZR) section 74-512 to allow a public parking garage, including rooftop parking, and a waiver of the floor area below 23 feet. The project is located in the block bounded by 87th Street to the north, 88th Street to the south, Fourth Avenue to the west, and Fifth Avenue to the east (Block 6050, Lots 19 and 51) in the Special Bay Ridge District of Brooklyn Community District 10, New York.

The conditions are: In order to avoid impacts related to hazardous materials, the applicant agrees via a restrictive declaration to prepare a Remedial Action Plan, including a sampling protocol and a health and safety plan for the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for approval. Remediation measures would be undertaken pursuant to the remediation plan.

The restrictive declaration also restricts the manner in which the property may be developed or redeveloped, by requiring the remediation measures to serve as a condition precedent to any change of use in any such development or redevelopment of the property.

Contact: Robert Dobruski, New York City Department of City Planning, 22 Reade Street, Room 4E, New York, NY 10007, Phone: (212) 720-3423.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Queens County (Queens) - The New York City Planning Commission, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Jamaica Plan. The New York City Department of City Planning has published a Technical Memorandum dated August 31, 2007, analyzing proposed City Council modifications to the Jamaica Plan Affordable Housing Alternative (AHA) zoning map and text amendments (ULURP Nos. C 070314 (A) ZMQ and N 070315 (A) ZRQ) as adopted on July 11, 2007 by the City Planning Commission (CPC). The AHA was analyzed in Chapter 23, "Alternatives," of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Jamaica Plan. CPC modifications to the AHA were analyzed in a technical memorandum dated July 11, 2007. This August 31, 2007 Technical Memorandum analyzes whether the proposed City Council modifications could result in significant adverse environmental impacts not already identified in the FEIS with respect to the AHA. This Technical Memorandum concludes that the proposed modifications would not result in any new or increased significant adverse environmental impacts not already identified in the FEIS. The project is located in Downtown Jamaica, Jamaica, South Jamaica, Hollis, and St. Albans, in Queens, New York.

Contact: Robert Dobruski, New York City Department of City Planning, 22 Reade Street, Room 4E, New York, NY 10007, Phone: (212) 720-3423.


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