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Special 4th Avenue Enhanced Commercial District - Approved!
Public Review

The Special Fourth Avenue Enhanced Commercial District proposal began formal public review on June 20, 2011 with the Department of City Planning’s Certification of the Uniform Land Use Review (ULURP) application (C 110386ZMK) and the City Planning Commission’s referral of the associated zoning text amendment (N 110387ZRK).


Target Dates

Department of City Planning Certification

June 20, 2011

Community Board 2 Approval
Community Board 7 Approval
Community Board 6 Approval

July 26, 2011
July 5, 2011
September 13, 2011

Brooklyn Borough President Approval

August 22, 2011

City Planning Commission Hearing

September 21, 2011

City Planning Commission Approval (with modifications*) PDF Document Read the CPC Reports.

October 19, 2011

City Council Approval

November 29, 2011

*City Planning Commission Modification
On October 19, 2011 the City Planning Commission (CPC) approved the zoning text amendment (N 110387 ZRK) with one modification in response to testimony at its public hearing and the comments of the Brooklyn Borough President.  The modification is an adjustment the location of required transparency on the ground floor of developments and enlargements facing Fourth Avenue. The zoning map amendment (C 110386 ZMK) was approved without modification.

For more information, contact the Brooklyn Office of the Department of City Planning at (718) 780-8280.

Brief explanations of terms in green italics can be viewed by clicking on the term. Words and phrases followed by an asterisk (*) are defined terms in the Zoning Resolution, primarily in Section 12-10. Consult the Zoning Resolution for the official and legally binding definitions of these words and phrases.

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