senate Bill S4293

2023-2024 Legislative Session

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

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Feb 07, 2023 referred to cities 1

S4293 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Cities 1
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Amd §197-c, NYC Chart
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S5321
2021-2022: S4985

S4293 (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.

S4293 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4293 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             February 7, 2023
 Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities 1
 AN ACT to amend the New York city charter, in relation to  the  applica-
   tion of uniform land use review procedures
   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 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 and subdivision c as amended by section 1 of question 5
 of local law number 215 of the city of New York for the year  2019,  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. The department shall not certify an
 application unless (1) each affected borough  board,  borough  president
 and  community  board  has received from the department, at least thirty
 days before certification, a pre-certification notice containing  infor-
 mation  specified  by  the city planning commission, which shall include
 the project location,  the  purpose  of  the  proposed  actions,  and  a
 description  of  the  proposed  actions,  sufficient to put such borough
 board, borough president and community board on notice of the  substance
 of  the application, and (2) the application is substantially consistent
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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