Thursday, April 7 at 9:30 AM

(April 6, 2022 at 10:30am)

QUEENS, NY – – Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr. will hold a remote Public Hearing on Land Use. The public hearing will stream live at The agenda includes:

Items 1 and 2 are related.

  1. Application to rezone an area generally bounded by Vleigh Place to the west, 78th Avenue to the south, the western boundary of Lot 1 to the east, and 77th Road to the north from R3-2 to R6A/C2-3; and to eliminate a C1-2 overlay that covers Lot 1 and part of Lot 15. (ULURP #210128 ZMQ)
  • Application to map and establish the area to be rezoned as a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing Area. (ULURP #210129 ZRQ)

Location in Kew Gardens Hills within Queens Community Board District 8.

Items 3 and 4 are related.

  • Application to amend the Zoning map  to change an area bounded by 33th Road to the north, 34th Avenue to the south, 11th Street to the west, and 12th Street to the east from R5 to M1-5/R6A, with an MX Overlay (MX-23) (ULURP #210234 ZMQ)
  • Application to map and establish the area to be rezoned as a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing Area (ULURP #210235 ZRQ)

Location in Ravenswood within Queens Community Board District 1.

Those who wish to testify may register for speaking time by visiting and submitting their contact information. Each registrant will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions on how to participate in the live 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.

If you wish to testify, 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 7, 2022 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 11424.

WHAT:           Borough President Richards Holds Public Hearing on Land Use
WHEN:           Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 9:30 AM
WHERE:         Public live stream at

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