ENB - REGION 2 NOTICES

Negative Declaration

New York City County - The City Planning Commission of the City of New York, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed CEQR No. 01DCP002Y, ULURP No. N010064ZRY, application to amend the zoning regulations for signs will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves extending to all manufacturing districts the current size, illumination, projection and height provisions for signs in C8 General Service Districts, limiting in most commercial and all manufacturing districts, the size of accessory signs located in proximity to and within view of designated arterial highways and public parks; allowing greater flexibility under the existing special permit for General Large Scale Developments to modify rules for accessory signs; limiting the size of flashing signs that are permitted currently on waterfront blocks by the applicable district regulations; prohibiting flashing signs located on piers or platforms; authorizing the Commissioner of Buildings to promulgate rules concerning permissible levels of illumination; and prohibiting illuminated or indirectly illuminated signs from exceeding any degree of illumination so established. The project is located Citywide.

Contact: Robert Dobruskin, Director, Environmental Assessment and Review Division, Department of City Planning, 22 Reade Street, New York, New York 10007-1216, phone: (212) 720-3423.


New York City (Kings) County - The City Planning Commission, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Flatlands Avenue Rezoning will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an application by Flatlands Development Company, LLC for a zoning map amendment and a street demapping to facilitate a proposed retail development in the Flatlands area of Community District 18 in Brooklyn. The project's location is bounded by Flatlands Avenue, Avenue J, East 57th Street, and East 59th Street in Brooklyn, New York.

Contact: Robert Dobruskin, DCP, 22 Reade Street, Room.4E, New York, New York 10007, phone: (212) 720-3423.

Notice of Public Hearing

New York City County - The City Planning Commission, as lead agency, has issued a call for a public hearing on the previously published Draft EIS (July 12, 2000) for the Museum of Modern Art Expansion. The hearing will be held on Wednesday, September 6, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. at City Hall, Second Floor Public Hearing Room, New York, New York 10007. Comments are requested on the DEIS and will be accepted until ten days after the close of the public hearing. The action involves rezoning of a portion of the midblock on the north side of West 53rd Street, special permit pursuant to the modified ZR Section 81-066 to allow the transfer of bulk across district boundaries and modification of rear-yard requirements in the Special Midtown District and Authorization pursuant to ZR Section 81-90 to modify street wall requirements. The project is located at 11 West 53rd Street, New York, New York.

Contact: Robert Dobruskin, Director, Environmental Assessment and Review Division, New York City Department of City Planning, 22 Reade Street, Room 4E, New York, New York 10007-1216, phone: (212) 720-3495.