East Harlem Rezoning - Draft Environmental Impact Statement

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On April 21, 2017, the New York City Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City Planning Commission as lead agency, issued a Notice of Completion for a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)for the East Harlem Rezoning proposal.

View the PDF Document Notice of Completion for a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) / PDF Document Aviso de Finalización Declaración de Impacto Ambiental Preliminar.

A public hearing on the DEIS will be held on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017, at 9:30 AM in Spector Hall, at the Department of City Planning located at 22 Reade Street, New York, New York 10007, in conjunction with the CPC's citywide public hearing pursuant to ULURP. The public hearing will also consider a modification to the Proposed Action, (ULURP No. N 170359 (A) ZRM). Written comments on the DEIS are requested and will be accepted by the Lead Agency until Tuesday, September 5th, 2017.

Since the issuance of the Notice of Completion for the DEIS, DCP has proposed a modification to the zoning text amendment (ULURP No. N 170359 (A) ZRM). A technical memorandum assessing whether this modification would alter the conclusions presented in the DEIS is available below. The analyses presented in the technical memorandum will be incorporated into the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS).

View the PDF Document  Technical Memorandum 001.

PDF Document The files below are in PDF format.

Cover Page (0.19 mb)
Table of Contents (0.05 mb)
Executive Summary (6.78 mb)
Chapter 1 – Project Description (5.89 mb)
Chapter 2 – Land Use, Zoning and Public Policy (6.67 mb)
Chapter 3 – Socioeconomic Conditions (2.00 mb)
Chapter 4 – Community Facilities and Services (6.38 mb)
Chapter 5 – Open Space (2.95mb)
Chapter 6 – Shadows (28.9 mb)
Chapter 7 – Historic and Cultural Resources (9.58 mb)
Chapter 8 – Urban Design and Visual Resources (28.93 mb)
Chapter 9 – Natural Resources (4.86 mb)
Chapter 10 – Hazardous Materials (0.28 mb)
Chapter 11 – Water and Sewer Infrastructure (0.52 mb)
Chapter 12 – Solid Waste and Sanitation Services (0.02mb)
Chapter 13 – Energy (0.7 mb)
Chapter 14 – Transportation (0.48 mb)
Chapter 15 – Air Quality (0.02 mb)
Chapter 16 – Greenhouse Gas Emissions (0.22 mb)
Chapter 17 – Noise (1.18 mb)
Chapter 18 – Public Health (2.95 mb)
Chapter 19 – Neighborhood Character (0.89mb)
Chapter 20 – Construction (1.81 mb)
Chapter 21 – Mitigation (0.02 mb)
Chapter 22 – Alternatives (10.6mb)
Chapter 23 – Unavoidable Adverse Impacts (0.09 mb)
Chapter 24 – Growth-Inducing Aspects of the Proposed Actions (0.01 mb)
Chapter 25 – Irreversible and Irretrievable Commitment of Resources (0.08 mb)
Chapter 26 – Conceptual Analysis (1.71 mb)
Appendices:  
Appendix A – Project Description (1.19 mb)
Appendix B – Land Use, Zoning and Public Policy (4.02 mb)
Appendix C – Historic and Cultural Resources (2.62 mb)
Appendix D – Hazardous Materials (0.02mb)
Appendix E – Transportation (5.27mb)
Appendix F –Proposed Air Quality (E) Designations (0.22mb)
Appendix G –Noise Project Development Sites Attenuation Requirements (0.03mb)
Appendix H – Construction (0.03mb)
Appendix I –Sendero Verde Development Alternative (0.07mb)