Zoning for Coastal Flood Resiliency - Environmental Impact Statement

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On March 5, 2021, the New York City Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City Planning Commission as lead agency, issued a  PDF Document Notice of Completion for a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed Zoning for Coastal Flood Resiliency Text Amendment.

A public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) was held on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at 10:00 am in conjunction with the City Planning Commission’s public hearing pursuant to ULURP. In support of the City’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, DCP held the public scoping meeting remotely. Written comments on the DEIS were requested, received, and considered by the Lead Agency through Tuesday, February 16, 2021. The FEIS incorporates responses to the public comments received on the DEIS and updated analysis conducted subsequent to the completion of the DEIS.

View the PDF Document Post FEIS Technical Memorandum -April 30, 2021.

PDF Document The files below are in PDF format.

Cover and Table of Contents
Executive Summary
Chapter 1 – Project Description
Chapter 2 – Land Use, Zoning and Public Policy
Chapter 3 – Socioeconomic Conditions
Chapter 4 – Community Facilities and Services
Chapter 5 – Open Space
Chapter 6 – Shadows
Chapter 7 – Historic and Cultural Resources
Chapter 8 – Urban Design and Visual Resources
Chapter 9 – Natural Resources
Chapter 10 – Hazardous Materials
Chapter 11 – Water and Sewer Infrastructure
Chapter 12 – Solid Waste and Sanitation Services
Chapter 13 – Energy
Chapter 14 – Transportation
Chapter 15 – Air Quality
Chapter 16 – Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Chapter 17 – Noise
Chapter 18 – Public Health
Chapter 19 – Neighborhood Character
Chapter 20 – Construction
Chapter 21 – Mitigation
Chapter 22 – Alternatives
Chapter 23 – Conceptual Analysis
Chapter 24 – Unavoidable Adverse Impacts
Chapter 25 – Growth Inducing Aspects of the Proposed Actions
Chapter 26 – Irreversible and Irretrievable Commitment of Resources
Chapter 27 – Response to Comments
Appendix A – Prototypical Analysis Site Narratives and Illustrative Renderings
Appendix B – Zoning Comparisons: Underlying vs. 2013 Flood Text/2015 Recovery Text vs. Proposed Action
Appendix C – Map of Existing Nursing Homes in New York City
Appendix D – Waterfront Revitalization Program (WRP) Consistency Assessment Form (CAF)
Appendix E – Agency Correspondence
Appendix F – Land Use Committee