Land Use

The Land Use Committee is responsible for matters concerning planning, district development plans and land use in accordance with the New York City Charter and other public approval processes.  These responsibilities include but are not limited to zoning map changes, business improvement districts, variance applications, revocable consents, special permit applications, and franchises other than transportation franchises.

The committee is also responsible for landmarks and historic preservation, all matters concerning public and private housing and all budget matters of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, Department of Buildings, Department of City Planning and any successor agencies.
Read more about the community board's land use responsibilities

Except for holidays and other conflicts, the committee meets at 6:00 pm on the third Wednesday of the month, September-June, in Room LC400 of the Dibner Library of Polytechnic Institute, 5 MetroTech Center.
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Agendas and Minutes
The committee agenda is generally finalized one week in advance of the meeting.
Download the March 16, 2011 agenda (PDF)

Minutes are available after they have been approved, generally at the following month's meeting


Boerum Hill Rezoning

The Department of City Planning (DCP) certified an application to rezone approximately 31 blocks of Boerum Hill.  Community Board 2 has scheduled a public hearing on the application for April 20, 2011.
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