Monday, December 21, 2020
The New York Metropolis Division of Metropolis Planning (DCP) has scheduled a public scoping assembly for Friday January 22, 2021 for the Citywide Resort Textual content Modification. The Citywide Resort Textual content Modification seeks to determine a brand new Metropolis Planning Fee particular allow for brand spanking new and enlarged transient resorts, motels, vacationer cabins, and boatels in districts the place such makes use of are at present allowed as-of-right, together with C1, C2, C4, C5, C6, C8, Combined-Use (MX), and paired M1/R districts. The brand new lodge particular allow would require new resorts and different transient makes use of to undergo ULURP, the town’s land use evaluate course of. The proposed textual content modification would retain present laws for resorts in M1 districts the place a particular allow was beforehand adopted in December 2018. The draft scoping supplies state that DCP can be evaluating modifications to the Zoning Decision’s discontinuance provisions for present business resorts in all zoning districts citywide, to contemplate permitting resorts which are at present closed on account of circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic to retain their authorized transient use standing, as-of-right, till after demand recovers.
The general public scoping assembly is step one within the strategy of adopting the proposed textual content modification, which might want to undergo a public evaluate course of previous to its adoption. We’ll proceed to observe the progress of this textual content modification and advise on updates.
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