Staten Island/Bronx Special Districts Zoning Text Amendment
The Staten Island/Bronx Special Districts Update is a comprehensive, collaborative effort to develop a standardized approach to natural resource protection and neighborhood development in certain environmentally sensitive areas of the Bronx and Staten Island. The approach seeks to create a simpler approval process for homeowners, clear standards for the review of larger sites by the City Planning Commission, and a consistent ecological strategy across these neighborhoods. Learn more.
Resilient Neighborhoods - East Shore Neighborhoods
Resilient Neighborhoods - East Shore Neighborhoods looks at developing a strategy to address long-term flood risks. The East Shore was selected for the study not only because it was severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy, but also because of the area’s built character and land use challenges. Learn more.Adopted 09/07/17
East Shore Buyout Areas Special Coastal Risk District Text Amendment and Rezoning
One of the priority recommendations from the East Shore Resilient Neighborhoods report is to modify the zoning rules in the New York State Buyout Areas of Oakwood Beach, Graham Beach, and Ocean Breeze. The proposed Special Coastal Risk District will limit density in these highly vulnerable areas, protect sensitive natural areas, and ensure that new development is consistent with open space and infrastructure plans. Learn more.
West Brighton Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA)
West Brighton Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) looks at crafting a strategic plan for the West Brighton area with the goals of improving public access to waterfront and upland open space, supporting new and existing maritime industrial uses, expanding retail and community services and providing a safe, multi modal transportation network along Richmond Terrace. Learn more.
Port Richmond Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA)
Port Richmond Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) follows up on the North Shore 2030 Report recommendations and looks at crafting a strategic plan for the Port Richmond area with the goals of supporting new retail services and jobs, strengthening the working waterfront, and providing needed amenities including open space and waterfront access. Learn more.
Working West Shore 2030
Working West Shore 2030 lays the framework for future investment and land use decisions on the West Shore of Staten Island. The final report identifies strategies that will help create jobs, upgrade infrastructure, preserve open space and manage growth over the next twenty years. Learn more.
Staten Island North Shore - Land Use & Transportation Study
Staten Island North Shore - Land Use & Transportation Study, initiated at the recommendation of the Mayor’s Growth Management Task Force, looks at identifying opportunities for creating jobs, increasing public waterfront access, improving transportation connections, strengthening neighborhood centers and addressing environmental challenges. Learn more.