110-112 East 16th Street, request for authorization by the City Planning Commission pursuant to Section 11-411 of the Zoning Resolution to extend the period of continuance for a third 10-year term of a previously approved special permit for a ...
WHEREAS, the Applicant, 110 East 16th St. Associates, LLC, operates a free standing nine-story-and-roof public parking garage comprised of 196 parking spaces and located at 110-112 East 16th Street; and
WHEREAS, The City Planning Commission originally approved the application for construction of the garage in 1961 and has twice extended the term for a period of ten years; first in 1986 and then in 1997; and
WHEREAS, The garage was originally approved and built according to the standards of the pre-1961 Zoning Resolution, and the owner has voluntarily made improvements to the facilities, such as curb cuts and staging spaces, in cooperation with the City Planning Commission in order to make them comply with the current Zoning Resolution; and
WHEREAS, No complaints have been received concerning the garage; and
WHEREAS, There is a great need for parking in the Union Square neighborhood; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the requested renewal of the authorization of the public parking garage located at 110-112 East 16th Street for a third ten-year term.
The above resolution passed with a vote of 37 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention.