A report by the City Planning Commission (CPC) regarding an application submitted by Governors Island Corporation doing business as The Trust for Governors Island pursuant to Section 201 of the New York City Charter for an amendment of the Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, to add Article XIII, Chapter 4, establishing the Special Governors Island District in Community District 1, Borough of Manhattan, and to amend related Sections to modify the proposed amendment to the Zoning Resolution to add physical culture or health establishments to the list of permitted uses. The request was ultimately approved by CPC with amendments (see C 130190 ZMM for applications filed concurrently with this one).
DOB adopts the amendments to Section 104-08 of Chapter 100 of Title 1 of the Official Compilation of the Rules of the City of New York, regarding the qualification of site safety managers and site safety coordinators.
Buildings Commissioner Rick Chandler Announces Chapter 33 Trainings in Preparation of 2014 Construction Code Launch. DOB Experts Lead Training Sessions to Educate Industry Professionals, Build Public Awareness
DOB adopts the amendments to Sections 104-06 and 104-09 of Chapter 100 of Title 1 of the Official Compilation of the Rules of the City of New York, regarding course requirements for electrician, hoist machine operator and rigger license renewals and certification requirements for hoist machine operator licenses.
Department of Buildings adopts an amendment to Section 105-01 of Chapter 100 of Title 1 of the Official Compilation of the Rules of the City of New York, regarding requirements for the approval of a property tax abatement application for the installation of a green roof.
This Department of Buildings annula report shows the progress made in recent times and projected future improvements in a today-versus-tomorrow format for various areas in construction and development undertakings. Some areas of discussion include enforcement of rules, development of services, technology, training, improvement of quality of life, and projections for 2014 and beyond.
Forest Lots, LLC submitted an application for an amendment to the City Map, which would establish streets, extinguish a sewer easement, and modify and adjust block dimensions and grades in Brooklyn. This will facilitate the development of a building with housing and retail space in the Bushwick neighborhood of the borough. The applications, C 080322 ZMK and N 110179 ZRK, are being considered concurrently with this application.
Forrest Lots, LLC submitted an application for an amendment to the Zoning Map, which would change and establish districts in Brooklyn. This will facilitate the development of residential-commercial buildings on the blocks bounded by Bushwick Avenue, Flushing Avenue, Evergreen Avenue, Melrose Street, Stanwix Street and Forrest Street in Brooklyn. The applications, N 110179 ZRK and C 070250 MMK, are being considered concurrently with this application.
The Department of Citywide Administrative Services submitted a Notice of Intent to acquire property located at 510 Gates Avenue in Brooklyn. This property will be used as office space for the Department of Probation.
Forrest Lots, LLC submitted an application for an amendment to the Zoning Resolution, which would establish new Inclusionary Housing Areas in Brooklyn. This will incentivize the creation and preservation of affordable housing in the area. The applications, C 080322 ZMK and C 070250 MMK, are being considered concurrently with this application.
This amendment adds fees for the initial registration of energy auditors and retro-commissioning agents, as well as for registration renewal. These fees will cover the administrative costs incurred by the department in registering and renewing the registration of these individuals.
After securing an accounting of the New York City Housing Authority?s repair backlog, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio released a report analyzing the nearly 370,000 outstanding repairs, and warned the agency against neglecting its most time-sensitive and health-threatening repairs in favor of more expedient ones.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission held a public hearing on the proposed designation of the West End-Collegiate Historic District Extension as a city landmark. The district is located in Manhattan, between West 70th and 79th Streets, and was designed in 1984.
A report by the City Planning Commission (CPC) regarding a communication dated April 25, 2013, from the Chair of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission regarding the landmark designation of the Bedford-Stuyvesant/Expanded Stuyvesant Heights Historic District, designated by the Landmarks Preservation Commission on April 16, 2013 (List 463, LP-2496), Borough of Brooklyn, Community District 3. It was ultimately concluded that the subject landmark designation does not conflict with the Zoning Resolution or any projected improvements or plans for growth and development in the vicinity of the landmark.