|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2018||recommitted to rules|
|May 07, 2018||ordered to third reading cal.1031|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to housing, construction and community development|
|Jun 16, 2017||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6760
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S6760 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6760 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6760 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the multiple dwelling law, in relation to the floor area ratio (FAR) in the city of New York SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : The bill amends subdivision 3 of section 26 of the Multiple Dwelling Law to permit the City of New York to replace the floor area ratio (FAR) limit set forth in the Multiple Dwelling Law with limits established in the New York City Zoning Resolution. REASONS FOR SUPPORT : This bill would allow the City of New York, through its zoning amendment procedure as specified in the City Charter, and subject to environmental review, to establish appropriate densities for the development of new or enlarged residential multiple dwellings. The City of New York is experiencing a severe shortage of housing at all income levels. The current 12.0 FAR restriction in the Multiple Dwelling Law represents an undue constraint on the land use decision making of the city government and its ability to enact zoning that addresses the housing needs of its population. Sufficient procedures exist, in the New York City Charter Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) and the City Environmental Quality Review (CEQR) Procedure, to
S6760 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6760 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 16, 2017 ___________ Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the multiple dwelling law, in relation to the floor area ratio (FAR) in the city of New York THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 26 of the multiple dwelling law, as amended by chapter 748 of the laws of 1961, is amended to read as follows: 3. Floor area ratio (FAR). [The] EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN THE ZONING RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, THE floor area ratio (FAR) of any dwelling or dwellings on a lot shall not exceed 12.0, except that a fireproof class B dwelling in which six or more passenger elevators are maintained and operated in any city having a local zoning law, ordinance or resolution restricting districts in such city to residential use, may be erected in accordance with the provisions of such zoning law, ordi- nance or resolution, if such class B dwelling is erected in a district no part of which is restricted by such zoning law, ordinance or resol- ution to residential uses. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13205-01-7
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