senate Bill S4960A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Clarifies extension of uniform land use review procedures to not-for-profit entities

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
May 29, 2013 amended on third reading 4960a
May 23, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2013 1st report cal.700
May 01, 2013 referred to cities

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S4960 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4443A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Amd §197-c, NYC Chart
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5775
2009-2010: A7325

S4960 - Summary

Clarifies the extension of uniform land use review procedures to any not-for-profit organization or corporation proposing to provide shelters to the homeless irrespective of any declaration of an emergency or a finding of need for immediate action.

S4960 - Sponsor Memo

S4960 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4960

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the New York city charter, in relation to  the  applica-
  tion of uniform land use review procedures

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision a and  subdivisions  c
and  d  of section 197-c of the New York city charter, the opening para-
graph of subdivision a and subdivision c as amended and subdivision d as
added by a vote of the people of the city of New  York  at  the  general
election held in November of 1989, are amended to read as follows:
  Except  as  otherwise  provided  in  this charter, applications by any
person, NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION or agency  for  changes,  approvals,
contracts,  consents,  permits  or authorization thereof, respecting the
use, development or improvement of real property subject to  city  regu-
lation  shall  be reviewed pursuant to a uniform review procedure in the
following categories:
  c. The department of city planning shall be responsible for certifying
that applications pursuant to subdivision a OR A-1 of this  section  are
complete and ready to proceed through the uniform land use review proce-
dure  provided  for  in this section.  Upon certification of an applica-
tion, the department shall give notice  of  such  certification  to  the
council.    If  an application under this section has not been certified
within six months after filing, both the applicant and, if the land  use
proposed  in  an  application  is consistent with the land use policy or
strategic policy  statement  of  the  affected  borough  president,  the
affected  borough  president shall have the right at any time thereafter
to appeal to the  city  planning  commission  for  certification.    The
commission  shall  promptly,  but  in any event within sixty days of the
filing of such an appeal, either certify the  application  or  state  in
writing  what further information is  necessary to complete the applica-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07078-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S4960A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4443A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Amd §197-c, NYC Chart
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5775
2009-2010: A7325

S4960A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Clarifies the extension of uniform land use review procedures to any not-for-profit organization or corporation proposing to provide shelters to the homeless irrespective of any declaration of an emergency or a finding of need for immediate action.

S4960A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4960A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4960--A
    Cal. No. 700

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LANZA, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Cities -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the New York city charter, in relation to  the  applica-
  tion of uniform land use review procedures

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision a and  subdivisions  c
and  d  of section 197-c of the New York city charter, the opening para-
graph of subdivision a and subdivision c as amended and subdivision d as
added by a vote of the people of the city of New  York  at  the  general
election held in November of 1989, are amended to read as follows:
  Except  as  otherwise  provided  in  this charter, applications by any
person, NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION or agency  for  changes,  approvals,
contracts,  consents,  permits  or authorization thereof, respecting the
use, development or improvement of real property subject to  city  regu-
lation  shall  be reviewed pursuant to a uniform review procedure in the
following categories:
  c. The department of city planning shall be responsible for certifying
that applications pursuant to subdivision a OR A-1 of this  section  are
complete and ready to proceed through the uniform land use review proce-
dure  provided  for  in this section.  Upon certification of an applica-
tion, the department shall give notice  of  such  certification  to  the
council.    If  an application under this section has not been certified
within six months after filing, both the applicant and, if the land  use
proposed  in  an  application  is consistent with the land use policy or
strategic policy  statement  of  the  affected  borough  president,  the
affected  borough  president shall have the right at any time thereafter
to appeal to the  city  planning  commission  for  certification.    The

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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