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Projects

NYC FIRE DEPARTMENT FIRE CODE AMENDMENT

Managing Agency: NYC FIRE DEPARTMENT (FDNY)
Location: Citywide 
Project Description: FDNY has scheduled an online public forum to hear public comment on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. Proposed 2021 New York City Fire Code The Fire Department has completed a three-year review of the New York City Fire Code and the 2012, 2015 and 2018 editions of the International Fire Code, the model code upon which the New York City code is based. The review was conducted with the participation of real estate, building management, architectural and engineering societies; trade associations, public utility organizations and others, in consultation with the City Council and the Department of Buildings.
Date of Hearing: June 15, 2021

To visit the NYC Fire Department Fire Code Amendment Page click here

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NYC BUILDING CODE AMENDMENT

Managing Agency: Committee on Housing and Buildings
Location: Citywide 
Project Description: The Committee on Housing and Buildings
will hold a hearing on Monday, June 14, at 10:00am virtually, via Zoom-Webinar, during which the Committee will hear legislation will amend administrative codes of the city of New York such as  the New York city plumbing code, the New York city building code, the New York city mechanical code and the New York city fuel gas code, in relation to bringing such codes and related provisions of law up to date with the 2015 editions of the international building, mechanical, fuel gas and plumbing codes, with differences that reflect the unique character of the city, clarifying and current updates
Date of Hearing: June 14, 2021

To visit the NYC Building Code Amendment page, click here

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 NYC RENT GUIDELINES REFORM
Managing Agency: NYC Rent Guidelines Board
Location: Citywide 
Project Description: The NYC Rent Guidelines Board will hold public hearings and accept comments on proposed rent guidelines which will be finalized and published during summer 2021.
Expected Date of Completion: June 23, 2021

To visit the NYC Rent Guidelines Reform webpage, click here.

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NYC PROPERTY TAX REFORM              
Managing Agency
: NYC Property Tax Reform Commission
Location: Citywide 
Project Description: The city’s Advisory Commission on Property Tax Reform has resumed public hearings on preliminary tax reform recommendations. Public testimony will help inform the agency’s final report due in late 2021.
Expected Date of Completion: Late 2021

To view the NYC Property Tax Reform project page, click here.

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ELEVATE TRANSIT: Zoning for Accessibility
Managing Agency: MTA-NYC Transit
Location: Citywide Transit Stations
Project Description: Citywide zoning proposal to increase accessibility for subway and railroad stations.

Expected Date of Completion: 2024

To view the Zoning for Transit Accessibility page, click here.

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HPD logo | NY State SenateFLATBUSH AFRICAN BURIAL GROUND REMEMBRANCE & REDEVELOPMENT TASK FORCE
Managing Agency: NYC Dept. of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD); NYC Economic Development Corp. (EDC)
Project Description: Development of 130 affordable residential units and community use space.
RFQ Deadline: March 5, 2021

To view the FABGRR Task Force Project page, click here.

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AVENUE H BRIGHTON STATION ADA PROJECT
Managing Agency: MTA-NYC Transit
Project Description: Installation of an ADA-accessible ramp on the Manhattan-bound platform.
Expected Start Date: October 2020

To view the Avenue H ADA Project page, click here.

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1620 CORTELYOU ROAD REZONING
Managing Agency: NYC Planning
Project Description: Zoning Map Amendment from R6A/C2-4 to R7D/C2-4 district and text amendment to map a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing area coterminous with the project site to facilitate a mixed-use development with ground floor retail and 85 dwelling units.
Expected Start Date: 2020

To view the Cortelyou Road Rezoning Project page, click here.

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CITI BIKE PHASE 3 EXPANSION: SOUTH BROOKLYN
Managing Agency
: NYC Department of Transportation
Location:
Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx
Project Description
: Phase 3 expansion of New York City’s Bike Share program.
Expected Start Date: Summer 2020

To view the Citi Bike Phase 3 Expansion Project page, click here.

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PARKSIDE AVENUE BICYCLE LANE
Managing Agency
: NYC Department of Transportation
Location:
Parkside Avenue (Park Circle to Ocean Avenue)
Project Description
: The addition of a dedicated bicycle lane on Parkside Ave would add a third protected bike lane bordering Prospect Park in Brooklyn.
Expected Start Date: Fall 2020

To view the Parkside Avenue Bicycle Lane Project page, click here.

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CATON FLATS
Managing Agency
: NYC Economic Development Corporation
Location:
800 Flatbush Avenue (Corner of Caton Avenue)
Project Description
: Mixed-use development will include a new home for the Flatbush Caton Market; the Flatbush headquarters for the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CACCI); a new business incubator; and 255 affordable housing units.
Expected Start Date: 2020

To view the Caton Flats Project page, click here.

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MTA “CULVER LINE” SIGNAL MODERNIZATION
Managing Agency: MTA – NYC Transit
Project Description: Signal Modernization along the F Train Line
Expected Start Date: March 2020

To view the MTA Signal Modernization page, click here.

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RAIN GARDEN PROJECT
Managing Agency: Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP)
Project Description: Storm Water Drainage & Water Quality Improvements
Project Start: Spring 2018 (POSTPONED)

To view the DEP Rain Garden Project page, click here.

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1921 CORTELYOU ROAD DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
Property Owner: Baptist Church of the Redeemer
Developer/Property Manager: MHANY Management Inc.
Service Provider: Turning Point/Brooklyn Community Services

To view the 1921 Cortelyou Road Project page, click here.

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1640 FLATBUSH AVENUE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
Location: 1640 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn 11210
Managing Agency: Department of City Planning (DCP)
Project Start Date: Winter 2016

To view the 1640 Flatbush Ave. Project page, click here.

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To view a list of Completed District Projects, click this link.

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CB14 PLANNING FELLOW STUDIES

Each year CB14 submits applications to the Fund for the City of New York Community Planning Fellowship program. Since 2015, we have been lucky to receive student fellows each year who have prepared the district studies and reports linked below. Please click this link to view completed district planning studies.

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  Do you want to learn more about the zoning
regulations for a specific address?

ZoLa is New York City’s Zoning & Land Use map. It provides a simple way to research zoning regulations in New York City. You can find the zoning for your property, discover new proposals for your neighborhood and learn where City Planning initiatives – such as FRESH and the Inclusionary Housing Program – apply throughout New York City. First time visitors to ZoLa are encouraged to view the user guide and frequently asked questions. The Department of City Planning is committed to making zoning accessible to the public. We hope this tool will be helpful to you.

ZoLa link: http://maps.nyc.gov/doitt/nycitymap/template?applicationName=ZOLA