Thursday, April 13 at 9:30 AM

(April 11, 2023 at 1:30pm)

QUEENS, NY – – Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr. will hold a hybrid Public Hearing on Land Use. The hearing will be held in person at Queens Borough Hall (120-55 Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens), with members of the public also able to testify virtually. In addition, the hearing will be streamed live at

The agenda includes:

Items 1 and 2 are related.

  1. Application submitted by TCB Beach Channel Drive Limited Partnership for an amendment of the Zoning Map, changing from an R4-1 District to an R6A District property bounded by Ocean Crest Boulevard, a line 175 feet northeasterly of Beach 32nd Street, a line 100 feet southeasterly of Ocean Crest Boulevard, a line 250 feet southwesterly of Hartman Lane, Beach Channel Drive, and Beach 32nd Street. (ULLURP #230041 ZMQ)
  • Application submitted by TCB Beach Channel Drive Limited Partnership for a zoning text amendment to designate the Project Area as a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (“MIH”) area. (ULURP #N230042 ZRQ)

Location is in Far Rockaway within Queens Community Board District 14.

Those who wish to testify virtually must register in advance by visiting and submitting their contact information. Each registrant will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions on how to participate in the virtual public hearing.

Speaking time can also be arranged by calling (718) 286-3000 between 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. prior to the date of the hearing. Members of the public may also attend the hearing Queens Borough Hall and testify in person.

If you wish to testify virtually, you must identify yourself before you speak, keep your camera on during your testimony, display your name accurately on Zoom and state your name for the record; otherwise, you might not be permitted to testify absent prior approval from the Queens Borough President’s Office. For those planning to dial into the public hearing, please inform the Planning and Development staff in advance by calling 718-286-2680 or e-mailing [email protected].

Written testimony is welcome from those unable to testify live. All written testimony must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2023, and may be submitted by e-mail to [email protected] or by conventional mail sent to the Office of the Queens Borough President at 120-55 Queens Boulevard – Room 226, Kew Gardens, NY 114244.

Individuals requesting Sign Language Interpreters and/or ADA Accessibility Accommodations should contact the Borough President’s Office at (718) 286-2860 or email [email protected].

WHAT:         Borough President Richards Holds Public Hearing on Land Use
WHEN:         Thursday, April 13, 2023 at 9:30 AM
WHERE:       In person at Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Boulevard in Kew 


Public live stream at

Individuals can register to testify virtually by visiting

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