You can read all of the latest news from the Zoning Committee here – including our public testimonies.
Recent Related Posts
This morning, we testified in the Council Chambers favor of the Department of City Planning’s proposed text changes on Manhattan Core parking policies. You can read our full testimony here:
The Zoning Committee of the Citizens Housing & Planning Council (CHPC) has reviewed the proposed text submitted by the Department of City Planning to revise the zoning regulations governing off-street parking in the Manhattan Core.
We fully support these revisions and applaud the vision of the Department of City Planning to re-examine regulations that were initiated 30 years ago, study how they are working in practice today, eradicate references to … Read more…
This week, CHPC has been keeping busy. In the midst of all the news about Mayor Bloomberg’s announcement of the adAPT pilot program competition, we testified at a public hearing before the City Planning Commission regarding the Seward Park Mixed-Use Development Project. William R. Ginsberg Graduate Fellow Jinny Khanduja delivered testimony in favor of the project, with recommendations from our Zoning Committee for increasing the density of residential development on the proposed sites.
Read the testimony below.
of Citizens Housing & Planning Council
on the Seward Park Mixed-Use Development Project
July 11, 2012
CHPC enthusiastically supports the … Read more…
On February 9, CHPC’s Executive Director Jerilyn Perine participated in “Miami21 New Zoning: New Lessons for New York City?” hosted by the AIA New York Chapter.
Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Principle at Plater-Zyberk & Co in Miami, presented the details of “Miami21,” one of the few new city-wide zoning codes completed in the last decade, and the first city-wide form-based code for a major American city.
Jerliyn Perine and other respondents familiar with New York City’s zoning code discussed the potential takeaways of the Miami21 effort for NYC. Jerilyn stressed the symbolic relevance of Miami21, saying “Too many of us in … Read more…
On Thursday February 9 at 6pm, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Principle at Plater-Zyberk & Co in Miami, will be presenting the details of “Miami21”, one of the few new city-wide zoning codes completed in the last decade, and the first city-wide form-based code for a major American city.
This is a partnership event at the Center for Architecture for members of CHPC, AIA New York, APA, and the New York State Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism. Jerilyn will be part of the respondent panel discussion, alongside New York City planning expert, Michael Kwartler, and the former Planning Director … Read more…
For over seventy years, CHPC has analyzed, commented, and testified on proposed changes to the text and maps of the New York City Zoning Resolution. Now, the CHPC Zoning Committee, comprising some of the most influential and knowledgeable industry professionals in New York City, have compiled the ’10 Zoning Principles’, to ensure our consistent voice in the land use review process…
The Department of City Planning recently proposed a zoning text amendment to define car sharing in the Zoning Resolution and establish clear rules to allow car sharing vehicles to park in public parking facilities, as well as in parking facilities accessory to residential, commercial, and other uses.
CHPC’s Zoning Committee met with DCP to discuss this initiative jointly with AIANY at the Center for Architecture. The Zoning Committee sent a letter of full support for this amendment to the City Planning Commission.
CHPC Letter of Support
Dear Chair Burden:
The Zoning Committee of the Citizens Housing & Planning Council (CHPC) … Read more…
Other CHPC Projects
- Sandy Response
- Zone A New York
- Understanding New York City Neighborhoods in Transition
- The Future of Real Estate Tax Incentives
- Home Price Index
- Tax Lien Securitization
- The Housing Market and the Economic Crisis
- Stuyvesant Town
- Overmortgaged Buildings
- Making Room
- Prevailing Wages
- Lead Paint Rules
- Green Buildings
- City Charter Revision
Recent Related Posts
- Manhattan Core Parking Testimony
- CHPC Testifies at Public Hearing on Seward Park Mixed-Use Development Area
- Jerilyn Perine on Miami 21 at AIA New York
- AIA NY Event on Miami21 with Jerilyn
- 10 Zoning Principles of CHPC
- Car Share Zoning Text Amendment
- ‘Key Terms’ Clarification Text Amendment
- Residential Streetscape Preservation Text Amendment
Our Current Initiatives
- Night at the Museum! Events, Making Room
- Manhattan Core Parking Testimony Public Testimony, Zoning
- adAPT NYC: discussing micro-units Events, Making Room
- Thanks to everyone who made our Annual Luncheon a great one! Annual Luncheon, Events, Featured Video
- NYC Up, but Still Behind National The Housing Market and the Economic Crisis