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ENB - Region 2 Notices 1/15/2020

Positive Declaration, Availability of Draft Scope and Public Scoping Session

Kings County (Brooklyn) - The New York City Department of City Planning, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 307 Kent Avenue Rezoning may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The Draft Scope is available from 120 Broadway, 31st Floor, New York, NY 10271 and on line at: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/planning/applicants/scoping-documents.page. A public scoping session on the Draft Scope will be held on February 13, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the New York City Department of City Planning Hearing Room, 120 Broadway, Concourse Level, New York, NY 10271.

The action involves proposal by the applicant, 307 Kent Associates, for a New York City Planning Commission approval of a zoning map amendment of the western half of a block (Block 2415, Lots 1, 6, 10, 7501, 7502, and p/o 16 and 38) bounded by Kent Avenue, South 2nd Street, Wythe Avenue, and South 3rd Street in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, Community District 1, New York, (Project Area) from M3-1 to M1-5 and MX-8 (M1-4/R6A). A zoning text amendment to amend Appendix F of the Zoning Resolution (ZR) to establish Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) Area is also proposed for the portion of the Project Area proposed as MX-8 (M1-4/R6A) (together, Proposed Actions). The Proposed Actions would facilitate the development of a nine-story commercial and community facility building with approximately 101,000 gross square foot on Block 2415, Lot 1 (Projected Development Site 1), comprised of 70,000 gross square foot of office uses, 22,000 gross square foot of community facility uses, and 9,000 gross square foot of retail uses.

Contact: Olga Abinader, NYC DCP, 120 Broadway, 31st Floor, New York, NY 10271; Phone: (212) 720-3493, E-mail: oabinad@planning.nyc.gov.


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