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CHPC New York

Zoning

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You can read all of the latest news from the Zoning Committee here – including our public testimonies.

CHPC Testifies in Favor of Flood Resilience Zoning Text Amendment

On Monday, September 30th, CHPC testified in favor of the Department of City Planning’s proposed Flood Resilience Zoning Text Amendment before the City Council Land Use Committee’s Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises. You can read our full testimony here:

CHPC has been committed to collaboratively working with the city in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and the CHPC Board has provided advice and recommendations concerning the regulatory changes needed to facilitate flood-resilient post-disaster reconstruction and planning. One important part of this work has been the Department of City Planning’s efforts to revise the zoning provisions applicable within flood zones so … Read more…

CHPC Testifies In Favor of HPD adAPT Application

Jerilyn Perine testifies on adAPT before the City Council

CHPC  Testifies In Favor of HPD’s Winning AdAPT RFP

On Wednesday, October 2nd, we testified in favor of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s application for the adAPT RFP at the hearing of the Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises of the City Council’s Land Use Committee. You can read our full testimony here:

 

The Citizens Housing & Planning Council supports the application of HPD’s winning AdAPT RFP submission.

Our work on this issue resulted not from a preconceived idea to advance the creation of small apartments, but rather resulted from a simple question: As our population grows how … Read more…

Flood Resilience Zoning Text Amendment Testimony

This morning, we testified at the City Planning Commission hearing in favor of the Department of City Planning’s proposed Flood Resilience Zoning Text Amendment. You can read our full testimony here:

CHPC has been committed to collaboratively working with the city in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and the CHPC Board has provided advice and recommendations concerning the regulatory changes needed to facilitate flood-resilient post-disaster reconstruction and planning. One important part of this work has been the Department of City Planning’s efforts to revise the zoning provisions applicable within flood zones so as to both streamline repair and rebuild … Read more…

Flood Resilience Zoning Text Amendment

New York City - Department of City Planning

CHPC has been committed to collaboratively working with the city in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and the CHPC Board has provided advice and recommendations concerning the regulatory changes needed to facilitate flood-resilient post-disaster reconstruction and planning. One important part of this work has been assisting the Department of City Planning’s efforts to revise the zoning provisions applicable within flood zones so as to both streamline repair and rebuild efforts and improve the flood resilience of new and existing buildings.

 

The Department of City Planning recently referred out a proposed Flood Resilience Zoning Text Amendment. This Text Amendment – … Read more…

Manhattan Core Parking Testimony

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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…

CHPC Testifies at Public Hearing on Seward Park Mixed-Use Development Area

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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.

 

Testimony
of Citizens Housing & Planning Council
on the Seward Park Mixed-Use Development Project
July 11, 2012

CHPC enthusiastically supports the … Read more…