senate Bill S3864

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the board of standards and appeals in the city of New York to mail a copy of each application for a variance to property owners within 1 mile

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cities Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to cities
Feb 20, 2019 referred to cities

S3864 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7163
Current Committee:
Senate Cities
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Amd §668, NYC Chart
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6669
2013-2014: S3610
2015-2016: S2911
2017-2018: S3536, A6798

S3864 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the board of standards and appeals in the city of New York to mail a copy of each application for a variance to property owners within 1 mile of the affected property.

S3864 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3864 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3864

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 20, 2019
                               ___________

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 requiring  the
  board  of  standards and appeals to forward a copy of each application
  to vary the zoning resolution or for a special permit to each owner of
  real property within one mile of the land to  which  such  application
  applies

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision c, and subdivisions d and  e  of
section 668 of the New York city charter, as amended by local law number
103  of  the  city of New York for the year 2017, are amended to read as
follows:
  1. Each proposal or application shall be filed with the board of stan-
dards and appeals, which shall forward a copy within five  days  to  the
community  board for each community district in which the land involved,
or any part thereof, is  located,  and  to  the  borough  board  if  the
proposal  or  application involves land located in two or more districts
in a borough; AND SHALL DELIVER A COPY THEREOF,  BY  FIRST  CLASS  MAIL,
WITHIN  FIVE DAYS TO EACH OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN ONE MILE
OF THE LAND INVOLVED.
  d. The recommendation of a community board or borough  board  pursuant
to subdivision c of this section shall be filed with the board of stand-
ards  and  appeals and [a copy] COPIES sent to the city planning commis-
sion TO EACH OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN ONE MILE OF THE  LAND
INVOLVED.  The  board  of  standards  and appeals shall conduct a public
hearing and act on the proposed application. All testimony delivered  at
a  public  hearing by the applicant on the proposed application shall be
sworn or affirmed under oath. A decision of  the  board  shall  indicate
whether  each  of the specific requirements of the zoning resolution for
the granting of variances has been met and  shall  include  findings  of

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

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