ENB - REGION 2 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

New York City (Bronx County) - The NYC City Planning Commission, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed City Island Rezoning will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The proposed action includes rezoning sixteen (16) blocks and portions of nine (9) blocks from R3-2 to R3A; rezoning portions of two (2) block fronts on King Avenue and Minneford Avenue from R3-2 to R2; rezoning four (4) block fronts on City Island Avenue from R3-2/C1-2 to R3A; rezoning one block front on City Island Avenue from R3-2/C2-2 to R3A; rezoning a portion of one block from M1-1 to C3; and rezoning a portion of one block from M1-1 to R3A. The proposal also includes text amendments to the Special City Island District to strengthen urban design elements; provide landscaping and screening requirements for parking lots; and provide for limited waterfront public access on existing large lots; and to allow the CPC to authorize modifications to the provisions of Section 23-71 (Standard Minimum distance between buildings) for zoning lots of 25,000 square feet of area or greater. The project is located at City Island in the Bronx Community District 10.

Contact: Robert Dobruskin, City Planning Commission, 22 Reade Street, New York, NY 10007, phone: (212) 720-3423, E-mail: Rdobrus@planning.nyc.gov

Positive Declaration and Public Scoping Session

Richmond County - The New York City Department of Transportation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Richmondtown Roadway Improvement Project may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on June 25, 2003 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the St. Patrick’s School, 3560 Richmond Road, Staten Island, NY 10306. The action involves proposed improvements to the local roadway system in the Richmondtown section of Staten Island to address identified traffic operations and safety issues. The roadways involved include portions of Richmond Hill Road, Arthur Kill Road, Richmond Road and Clarke Avenue. The proposed project would involve construction within or near mapped wetlands, and would introduce or redesign roadways in the vicinity of residential areas and landmark buildings.

Contact: Naim Rasheed, Chief, CEQR/Project Analysis, New York City Department of Transportation, 40 Worth Street, Rm. 928, New York, NY 10013: phone: 212-676-1680; fax: 212-442-7912, e-mail: nrasheed@dot.nyc.gov