Citywide Hotel Text Amendment - Environmental Impact Statement

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On May 3, 2021, 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  PDF Document Notice of Completion for a Final Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Citywide Hotel Text Amendment.

In light of the Governor’s announcement on June 24, 2021 of the end of the State-declared state of emergency, and in support of the City’s continued efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, the public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) will be accessible both in person and remotely. The public hearing will be held in person in the NYC City Planning Commission Hearing Room, Lower Concourse, 120 Broadway, New York, NY on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at 10:00 am in conjunction with the City Planning Commission’s public hearing pursuant to ULURP. Masks are required to be worn to enter the building and during the hearing. For instructions on how to participate remotely, please visit  NYC Engage. Written comments on the DEIS are requested and will be received and considered by the Lead Agency through Monday,  July 26, 2021. The DEIS will incorporate responses to the public comments received on the DEIS and updated analysis conducted subsequent to the completion of the DEIS. 

Comment on the DEIS.

PDF Document The files below are in PDF format.

Cover and Table of Contents
Executive Summary
Chapter 1 – Project Description
Chapter 2 – Land Use, Zoning and Public Policy
Chapter 3 – Socioeconomic Conditions
Chapter 4 – Neighborhood Character
Chapter 5 – Mitigation
Chapter 6 – Alternatives
Chapter 7 – Unavoidable Adverse Impacts
Chapter 8 – Growth Inducing
Chapter 9 – Irreversible and Irretrievable Commitment of Resources
Chapter 10 – Conceptual Analysis
Appendix A – Citywide Hotels Zoning Text Amendment
Appendix B – NYC Hotels Market Analysis
Appendix C – WRP Consistency Assessment