Following the issuance of the Notice of Completion for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Coney Island Rezoning project, the City Planning Commission (CPC) adopted modifications to the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) applications, the Special Coney Island District zoning text amendment and an administrative change to the form of the mapping application. Those modifications and administrative change were assessed in a Technical Memorandum (CEQR Number 08DME007K TM001) dated June 15, 2009. The New York City Council is now proposing additional modifications as a result of its review of the applications and comments made during the public review process. The Council's proposed modifications, and whether they would result in any new or different adverse environmental impacts not previously disclosed in the FEIS, are described and examined in a second Technical Memorandum (CEQR Number 08DME007K TM002) dated July 22, 2009. This Technical Memorandum concludes that the proposed modification would not result in any significant adverse environmental impacts not previously identified in the FEIS. Copies of the second Technical Memorandum, along with all previous environmental review documents, are available below in PDF format.
On June 5, 2009, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development issued the Notice of Completion for the FEIS for the Coney Island Rezoning plan.
On January 9, 2009, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development released the Final Scope of Work for the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and on January 16, 2009 the Notice of Completion for the DEIS was issued, which began the public review period. A public hearing on the DEIS was held on May 6, 2009, concurrently with the public hearing on the ULURP applications for this project. The comment period remained open until May 18, 2009.
On January 11, 2008, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, as lead agency, issued a Positive Declaration for the Coney Island Rezoning plan and released a Draft Scope of Work for the EIS and held a public meeting to receive comments on the Draft Scope of Work. Subsequent to the initial scoping meeting, the City remained engaged in dialogue with all stakeholders, reviewed and considered comments received, and issued a revised Positive Declaration and revised Draft Scope of Work for the project. A second public meeting was held to receive comments on the revised Draft Scope and the comment period was extended to July 11, 2008.
The environmental review documents can be downloaded from CEQR Access.